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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 337--JULY 25, 1947 Po, p.o 68 Stat. 132. 1 U.S. 0. §§583- 583. 47 Stat. 1417 . Report to Congress. Navajo Reservation, sheep breeding sta- tion. 48 Stat. 9S5. Restrliettob Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Wash- ington. Welfare of Indians: For welfare services, including general support, relief of needy Indians, boarding home care of Indian children, insti- tutional care of delinquent children, and payment of per diem, in lieu of subsistence, and other expenses of Indians participating in folk festivals, $498,710: Provided, That payment for the care of Indians may be made from the date of service. 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 Reserva- tion, 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; the establishment of cooperative sustained yield forest units pursuant to the Act of March 29, 1944 (16 U. S . C . 583); and the development, repair, maintenance, and operation of domestic and stock water facilities, $801,500: 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, which amount shall be available also for meeting obligations of the preceding fiscal year: Provided, That appropria- tions herein made for the Indian Service shall be available upon the approval of the Secretary for fire-suppression or emergency preven- tion purposes: Provided further, That any diversions of appropria- tions 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; and the control and eradication of fever ticks and contagious diseases among livestock of Indians, $853,000. 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 provisions of the Act of June 18, 1934 (25 U. S . C . 465), $150,000: Provided, That no part of the sum herein appropriated shall be used for the acquisition of land within the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming outside of the boundaries of existing Indian reservations except for the Alamo Band of the Puertocito Indians in the State of New Mexico and for the Rapid City Band of Sioux Indians in the State of South Dakota: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the acquisition of land or water rights within the States of Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington either inside or outside the bound- aries of existing reservations except such sum as may be necessary to purchase in the name of the United States in trust thirty-four and one-half acres of land at Celilo Falls, Oregon, for the use of the Yakima Indian Tribes, the Umatilla Indian Tribes, the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation, and other Columbia River Indians affiliated with the aforementioned tribes and entitled to enjoy fishing rights at their old and accustomed fishing sites at or in the vicinity of Celilo Falls on the Columbia River. 466 [61 STAT.