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356 PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 529-JULY 1, 1946 [60 STAT. of the boundaries of existing Indian reservations: Provided further, Nevada and Ore- That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the acquisi- gon. tion of land or water rights within the States of Nevada and Oregon either inside or outside the boundaries of existing Indian Sale of lands, reservations: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior, with the consent in writing of the tribal council representing the Indians of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Reservation, is hereby authorized and directed to sell to the city of Lawton, Oklahoma, for public uses, upon such terms and conditions as he may prescribe, such portions of the school and agency lands as are no longer needed for administrative purposes, located in section 30, of township 2 north, range 11 west, of the Indian meridian, and which formed a part of the original Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Reservation: Disposition of pro- And provided further, That out of the proceeds of any such sale, ceedsofsale. the sum of $1.25 per acre shall be credited to the general fund of the United States Treasury and the balance shall be deposited in the United States Treasury to the credit of the tribal fund of the Indians of the said Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Reservation. Redemption of restricted Indian property subject to taxation: The unexpended balance of the appropriation of $25,000 contained in the 50 Stat. 573. Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1938, for the pay- ment of taxes, including penalties and interest, assessed against indi- vidually owned Indian land, title to which is held subject to restric- tions against alienation or encumbrance except with the consent or approval of the Secretary, when such land was purchased with trust or restricted funds with the understanding that after purchase it 49 Stat. 1542. would be nontaxable, as authorized by the Act of June 20, 1936 (25 U. S. C . 412a), is hereby continued available for the same purposes until expended. Development of Indian arts and crafts: For the development, under the direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, of Indian arts 49 Stat. 891. and crafts, as authorized by the Act of August 27, 1935 (25 U. S . C., ch. 305e . C.I3 7A), including expenses of exhibits, not to exceed $2,500 for print- ing and binding, and other necessary expenses, $30,000, of which not to exceed $12,000 shall be available for personal services in the Salary limitation. District of Columbia: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to pay any salary at a rate exceeding $6,500 per annum. Irrigation and drainage: For the maintenance, operation, repair, and improvement of irrigation and power systems for Indian reserva- tions and allotments; payment of operation and maintenance assess- ments on Indian lands and within non-Indian irrigation districts; payment of reclamation charges; purchase of water and water rights; including the purchase or rental of equipment, tools and appliances; drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods or loss of water rights; and for all other necessary expenses, $1,624,000, of which $294,815 shall be reimbursable in accordance with existing law, and $1,267,078 nonreimbursable but from which latter amount expenditures for any one project or system shall not exceed the aggre- gate receipts for such project or system covered into the Treasury 48 stat. 127 . in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal 31 U.S.C. §725c. Pos, p:.895. Act, 1934: Provided, That of the latter sum not to exceed $20,000 shall be available for major repairs in case of unforeseen emergencies caused by fire, flood, or storm. ila River, Ariz. The unexpended balance of the appropriation contained in the 9 Stat. 330. Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1946, for settlement of claims to water rights in the Gila River, Arizona, is hereby continued available for the same purposes until June 30, 1947. Construction, and so forth, irrigation systems: For the construction, rehabilitation, and improvement of irrigation systems on Indian