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79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 529-JULY 1, 1946 institutional care of delinquent children, and payment of per diem, in lieu of subsistence, and other expenses of Indians participating in folk festivals, $488,910: Provided, That formal contract shall not be required for payment (which may be made from the date of service) for the care of Indians. Management, Indian forest and range resources: For the manage- ment and protection of forest, range, and wildlife resources on Indian reservations and allotments other than the Menominee Indian Reser- vation, Wisconsin, including the payment of reasonable rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person or persons setting forest or range fires, or taking or destroying timber, in violation of law on Indian lands; and the establishment of coopera- tive sustained yield forest units pursuant to the Act of March 29, 1944 (16 U. S . C . 583); $704,728: Provided, That the United States shall be reimbursed for expenditures made from this appropriation for expenses incident to the sale of timber to the extent prescribed in regulations promulgated by the Secretary pursuant to the Act of March 1,1933 (25 U. S . C . 413). Suppressing forest and range fires: For the suppression or emer- gency prevention of forest and range fires on or threatening Indian reservations, $12,000: Provided, That not to exceed $50,000 of appro- priations herein made for the Indian Service shall be available upon the approval of the Secretary for fire-suppression or emergency pre- vention purposes: Provided further, That any diversions of appro- priations made hereunder shall be reported to Congress in the annual Budget. Agriculture and stock raising: For the development of agriculture and stock raising among the Indians, including agricultural experi- ments and demonstrations and maintenance of a supply of suitable plants or seed for issue to Indians; the operation and maintenance of a sheep breeding station on the Navajo Reservation; the expenses of Indian fairs, including premiums for exhibits; the control and eradication of fever ticks among livestock of Indians under the juris- diction of the Seminole Agency, Florida; and the development, repair, maintenance, and operation of domestic and stock water facilities, $902,168. Revolving fund for loans: To increase the revolving loan fund for making loans to individual Indians, Indian associations, and Indian chartered corporations in accordance with sections 10 and 11, of the Act of June 18, 1934 (25 U. S. C. 470 and 471) and the Acts of June 26, 1936 (25 U. S. C. 506), May 1, 1936 (25 U. S. C. 473a), and July 12, 1943 (57 Stat. 459), $925,000, and the authorization of $750,000 for loans from said revolving fund to individual Indians and Indian organizations otherwise ineligible to participate therein is hereby increased to $962,500. Suppressing contagious diseases among livestock: The appropria- tion "Suppressing contagious diseases of livestock on Indian reser- vations" contained in the Third Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1942, is hereby continued available until June 30, 1947, for the same purposes, and for suppressing contagious diseases among livestock of Indians under the jurisdiction of the Pima Agency, Arizona. Acquisition of lands for Indian tribes: For the acquisition of lands, interest in lands, water rights and surface rights to lands, and for expenses incident to such acquisition, in accordance with the provi- sions of the Act of June 18, 1934 (25 U. S. C. 465), $350,000: Pro- vided, That no part of the sum herein appropriated shall be used for the acquisition of land within the States of Arizona, Colorado, Montana. New Mexico, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming outside 58 Stat. 132. 16 U. S. C., Supp. V, §§ 583-5831. 47 Stat. 1417. Report to Congress. Navajo Reserva- tion, sheep breeding station. 48 Stat. 986. 49 Stat. 197, 1250. Reappropriation. 55 Stat. 82 . 48 Stat. 985. Restrictions. 355 60 STAT.]