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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 304-306-JULY 23, 24, 1947 [CHAPTER 304] AN ACT [H. R. 205] To amend the Act approved May 7, 1934, granting citizenship to the Metlakahtla [Public Law 221] Indians of Alaska. II [CHAPTER 306] July 24, 1947 AN ACT [11 .R. 1 , 0 ' To authorize the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska to provide for the exercise [Public Law 91 of zoning power in town sites on the public lands of the United States. Alaska. Zoning power in town sites. July 24, 1947 [H. R. 18821 [Public Law 223] Walker, Minn. Appropriation au- thorized for school facilities. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Legis- lature of the Territory of Alaska is hereby authorized to exercise or to provide for the exercise of zoning power, through a Territorial Zoning Commission or otherwise, in town sites on the public lands of the United States in Alaska; except that such power shall not extend to lands or buildings while they are being utilized by, or to buildings or other structures while they are being constructed by or for, the United States. Approved July 24, 1947. [CHAPTER 306] AN ACT For expenditure of funds for cooperating with the public-school board at Walker, Minnesota, for the extension of public-school facilities to be available to all Indian children in the district. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, an additional sum of $35,000 for the purpose Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Metlakahtla, etc. , United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the Act of May 7, 1934, entitled "An Act granting citizenship to the Metla- s . .c .l§60lnote. kahtla Indians of Alaska" (48 Stat. 667) is hereby amended to read as follows: U. s. citizenship. "That the Indians of the Tsimshian Tribe, and those people known as Metlakahtlans, who emigrated from Metlakahtla, British Columbia, Canada to Annette Island, in the Alexander Archipel- ago in southeastern Alaska in the year 1887, and there established a colony known as Metlakahtla, Alaska, and any and all other British Columbia Indians who joined them there not later than January 1, 1900, and have since resided continuously in the Terri- tory of Alaska, having been faithful and loyal to the Constitution, laws, and the Government of the United States, are hereby de- clared to be citizens of the United States." SEc. 2 . That the first sentence of section 339 of the Nationality Act of 1940, approved October 14, 1940, as amended (54 Stat. 1160; 58 Stat. 4; 8 U. S. C . Supp. 739), is hereby amended to read as follows: Certificate of citi- "SEC. 339. A person who claims to have derived United States citizenship through the naturalization of a parent or through the naturalization or citizenship of a husband, or who is a citizen of the United States by virtue of the provisions of section 1993 of the United States Revised Statutes, or of section 1993 of the United States Revised Statutes as amended by section 1 of the Act of May 24, 1934 (48 Stat. 797), or who is a citizen of the United States by virtue of the provisions of section 201 (c), (d), (e), and (g) 8U. S . C. 601 (c), of the Nationality Act of 1940 (54 Stat. 1138; U. S. C., title 8, sec. 601), or of the Act of May 7, 1934 (48 Stat. 667), may apply to the Commis- sioner for a certificate of citizenship." Approved July 23, 1947. (d 414 [61 STAT. ze