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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 680 -OCT. 12, 1949 Construction and maintenance services: For the construction and maintenance of roads and trails, irrigation systems, buildings, utilities, and other construction, including drainage and preparation of raw lands for irrigation farming, surveys, and investigations, private architectural and engineering services, and water exploration, $3,037,500, to remain available until expended, of which $319,300 shall be reimbursable in accordance with law. Agency services: For administrative, industrial, resource, agricul- tural, educational, health, community welfare, and employment serv- ices, including cooperation with State and other organizations engaged in similar work, and payment of travel expenses and per diem of per- sons whose services are donated by such organizations, $6,014,975. Maintenance of buildings and utilities: For expenses necessary to maintain buildings in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including the lease, purchase, construction (not to exceed $1,500 for any one build- ing), repair and improvement of buildings; the installation, repair, and improvement of utility systems, $1,000,000. Education of Indians: For the support and education of Indian pupils in boarding and day schools and for other educational purposes, including educational facilities authorized by treaty provisions; tui- tion, care, and other expenses of Indian pupils attending public and private schools; support and education of deaf, dumb, blind, mentally deficient, or physically handicapped; the tuition and other assistance (which may be paid in advance) of Indian pupils attending vocational or higher educational institutions under such regulations as the Secre- tary may prescribe; printing and binding (including illustrations); the support and equipment of an arts and crafts building at Anadarko, Oklahoma, and Indian museums at Rapid City, South Dakota, and Browning, Montana, and on the Fort Apache Reservation, Arizona; $12,982,000: Provided, That payment of tuition and care of Indian pupils may be made from date of admission. Conservation of health: For expenses necessary for the conservation of health among Indians, including transportation of patients and attendants to and from hospitals and sanitoria; returning to their former homes and interring the remains of deceased patients; medical research and surveys; cooperation with State and other organizations engaged in similar work and payment of travel expenses and per diem of physicians, nurses, and other persons whose services are donated by such organizations, and printing and binding, $7,917,000. Welfare of Indians: For welfare services, including general sup- port, relief of needy Indians, boarding home care of Indian children, institutional care of delinquent children, and payment of per diem, in lieu of subsistence, and other expenses of Indians participating in folk festivals, $900,000: 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 Klamath Indian Reserva- tion, Oregon, and the Menominee Indian Reservation, 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, $1,000,000: 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). 771 Payment of tuition, etc. 58 Stat. 132 . 47 Stat. 1417.