AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF
THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES
OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, MONTANA
Article VI, Section 1 (h) of the Constitution and By-laws of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes shall be amended to read as follows:
SECTION 1. The Tribal Council shall have the power, subject to any limitations imposed by the Statutes or the Constitution of the United States, and subject to all express restrictions upon such powers contained in this Constitution and attached By-laws;
(h) To appropriate for tribal use of the reservation any available applicable funds in the tribal treasury, provided that any such appropriation in excess of $25,000 shall be subject to review by the Secretary of the Interior.
Pursuant to an order approved October 14, 1948, by the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, the attached Amendment I to the Constitution and By-laws of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, Montana, was submitted for ratification to the Indians of the Flathead Reservation and was on December 10, 1948, duly adopted by a vote of 405 for, and 201 against, in an election in which over thirty percent of those entitled to vote cast their ballots, in accordance with Section 16 of the Indian Reorganization Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984), as amended by the Act of June 15, 1935 (49 Stat. 378).
WALTER W. MCDONALD,
C. C. WRIGHT,
Superintendent, Conf. Salish & Kootenai Tribes.
I, William E. Warne, Assistant Secretary of the Interior of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority granted me by the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984), as amended, do hereby approve Amendment I to the Constitution and By-laws of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, Montana.
Approval recommended: December 21, 1948.
JOHN H. PROVINSE,
WILLIAM E. WARNE,
C., December 22, 1948.