25 U.S.C. § 117b : US Code - Section 117B: Distribution of funds

Search 25 U.S.C. § 117b : US Code - Section 117B: Distribution of funds

    (a) Previous contractual obligations; tax exemption
      Funds distributed under sections 117a to 117c of this title shall
    not be liable for the payment of previously contracted obligations
    except as may be provided by the governing body of the tribe and
    distributions of such funds shall be subject to the provisions of
    section 7 of the Act of October 19, 1973 (87 Stat. 466), as amended
    [25 U.S.C. 1407].
    (b) Funds appropriated in satisfaction of judgments
      Nothing in sections 117a to 117c of this title shall affect the
    requirements of the Act of October 19, 1973 (87 Stat. 466), as
    amended [25 U.S.C. 1401 et seq.], or of any plan approved
    thereunder, with respect to the use or distribution of funds
    subject to that Act: Provided, That per capita payments made
    pursuant to a plan approved under that Act may be made by an Indian
    tribe as provided in section 117a of this title if all other
    provisions of the 1973 Act are met, including but not limited to,
    the protection of the interests of minors and incompetents in such
    funds.
    (c) Shoshone Tribe and Arapahoe Tribe of the Wind River
      Reservation, Wyoming
      Nothing in sections 117a to 117c of this title, except the
    provisions of subsection (a) of this section, shall apply to the
    Shoshone Tribe and the Arapahoe Tribe of the Wind River
    Reservation, Wyoming.