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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 1134

PUBLIC LAW 99-450—OCT. 8, 1986 CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE

43 USC I600f.

SEC. 8. The Secretary of the Interior shall, on behalf of each Federal agency concerned, make written certification that each agency has complied with the provisions of this Act during each fiscal year beginning after September 30, 1985. Such certification shall be submitted on an annual basis to the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate on or before January 15 of each fiscal year. PRIORITY OF LAWS

State and local governments. Indians. 43 USC 1600g.

SEC. 9. Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to alter, amend, repeal, modify, interpret, or be in conflict with the provisions of the Colorado River Compact (45 Stat. 1057), the Upper Colorado River Basin Compact (63 Stat. 31), the Water Treaty of 1944 with the United Mexican States (Treaty Series 944, 59 Stat. 1219), the Flood Control Act of 1944 (58 Stat. 887), the decree entered by the Supreme Court of the United States in Arizona v. California, and others (376 U.S. 340), the Boulder Canyon Project Act (45 Stat. 1057), the Boulder Canyon Project Adjustment Act (54 Stat. 774; 43 U.S.C. 618a), the Colorado River Storage Project Act (70 Stat. 105; 43 U.S.C. 620), the Colorado River Basin Project Act (82 Stat. 885; 43 U.S.C. 1501). Furthermore, nothing contained in this Act shall be construed as indicating an intent on the part of the Congress to change the existing relationship of other Federal laws to the law of a State, or a political subdivision of a State, or to relieve any person of any obligation imposed by any law of any State, tribe, or political subdivision of a State. No provision of this Act shall be construed to invalidate any provision of State, tribal, or local law unless there is a direct conflict between such provision and the law of the State, or political subdivision of the State or tribe, so that the two cannot be reconciled or consistently stand together. Inconsistencies shall be reviewed by the task force, and the task force shall make recommendations concerning such local laws. This Act shall in no way be interpreted to interfere with a State's or tribe's right to protect, rehabilitate, preserve, and restore lands within its established boundary. SEPARABILITY

43 USC 1600h.

SEC. 10. If any provision of this Act or the any person or circumstances is held invalid, Act and the application of such provision similarly situated or to other circumstances thereby.

application thereof to the remainder of the to other persons not shall not be affected

REPORTS TO C O N G R E S S

Indians. 43 USC 1600i.

SEC. 11. Within one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall prepare and submit to the Committees a report regarding the Colorado River Floodway, the task force's report, and the Secretary's recommendations with respect to the objectives outlined in section 4(b) of this Act. In making his report, the Secretary shall analyze the effects of this Act on the economic development of the Indian tribes whose lands are located within the Floodway.