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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2296

Federal Register, publication.

PUBLIC LAW 1 0 0 - 4 7 2 - O C T. 5, 1988

Select Committee on Indian Affairs of the United States Senate and to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives. "(3) Within seven months fttjm the date of enactment of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Amendments of 1988, the Secretary shall publish proposed regulations in the Federal Register for the purpose of receiving comments from tribes and other interested parties. "(4) Within ten months from the date of enactment of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Amendments of 1988, the Secretary shall promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of such Act.". SEC. 208. REPORTS.

25 USC 450c, 450Z.

Section 108 of the Indian Self-Determination Act is redesignated as subsection 5(0 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act and is amended by deleting the period at the end and inserting, in lieu thereof, the following: "through regulations promulgated under sections 552 and 553 of title 5, United States Code.".

Research and development.

SEC. 209. TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE DEMONSTRATION PROJECT.

The Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act is further amended by adding a new title III, as follows: "TITLE m—TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

25 USC 450f note.

"SEC. 301. The Secretary of the Interior shall, for a period not to exceed five years following enactment of this title, conduct a research and demonstration project to be known as the Tribal SelfGovernance Project according to the provisions of this title. "SEC. 302. (a) The Secretary shall select twenty tribes to participate in the demonstration project, as follows: "(1) a tribe that successfully completes a Self-Governance Planning Grant, authorized by Conference Report 100-498 to accompany H.J. Res. 395, One Hundredth Congress, first session shall be selected to participate in the demonstration project; and "(2) the Secretary shall select, in such a manner as to achieve geographic representation, the remaining tribal participants from the pool of qualified applicants. In order to be in the pool of qualified applicants— "(A) the governing body of the tribe shall request participation in the demonstration project; "(B) such tribe shall have operated two or more mature contracts; and "(C) such tribe shall have demonstrated, for the previous three fiscal years, financial stability and financial management capability as evidenced by such tribe having no significant and material audit exceptions in the required annual audit of such tribe's self-determination contracts. "SEC. 303. (a) The Secretary is directed to negotiate, and to enter into, an annual written funding agreement with the governing body of a participating tribal government which— "(1) shall authorize the tribe to plan, conduct, consolidate, and administer programs, services and functions authorized under