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Act of June 11, 1940 (54 Stat. 298)

Relevant Provisions: 
reimbursements for taxes paid on allotted lands

Gives the secretary of the interior the authority to reimburse Indian landowners for taxes paid on allotted lands that were patented in fee prior to the expiration of the period of trust without application by or consent of the patentee.

Click here for full text in Charles J. Kappler’s Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties, produced by Oklahoma State University Library.