U.S. Code, Title 25, Indians

Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 155. Disposal of Miscellaneous Revenues from Indian Reservations, Etc.

     All miscellaneous revenues derived from Indian reservations, agencies, and schools, except those of the Five Civilized Tribes and not the result of the labor of any member of such tribe, which are not required by existing law to be otherwise disposed of, shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States under the caption "Indian moneys, proceeds of labor", and are made available for expenditure, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, for the benefit of the Indian tribes, agencies, and schools on whose behalf they are collected, subject, however, to the limitations as to tribal funds, imposed by sections 123 and 142 1 of this title.

1 See References in Text note below.

(Mar. 3, 1883, ch. 141, § 2, 22 Stat. 590; Mar. 2, 1887, ch. 320, 24 Stat. 463; May 17, 1926, ch. 309, § 1, 44 Stat. 560; May 29, 1928, ch. 901, § 1(68), 45 Stat. 991.)

References in Text

     Section 142 of this title, referred to in text, was repealed by act May 29, 1928, ch. 901, § 1(87), 45 Stat. 992.


     Act May 29, 1928, repealed the provisions of acts Mar. 3, 1883 and Mar. 2, 1887, which related to Indian moneys, proceeds of labor.

Transfer of Functions

     For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1262, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in sections 155b, 161b, 672 of this title; title 16 section 835e; title 43 section 597a; title 48 section 50f.