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103 STAT. 88 PUBLIC LAW 101-41—JUNE 21, 1989 Appropriation authorization. (2) $500,000 shall be available only to support and assist the development of business enterprises by members of the Tribe in a manner consistent with the Settlement Agreement. Appropriation There is authorized to be appropriated $10,000,000 to carry out this authorization. Subsection. (b) FOREIGN TRADE.— The Congress recognizes the right of the Tribe to engage in foreign trade consistent with Federal law and ' notwithstanding article XII of the treaty with the Nisqually and other bands of Indians entered into on December 26, 1854, and accepted, ratified, and confirmed on March 3, 1855 (11 Stat. 1132). (c) BLAIR PROJECT. —There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary the amount of $25,500,000 for the Federal share of the costs associated with the Blair project, which shall be carried out in accordance with document 6 of the Technical Documents. For the purpose of this subsection, the Secretary shall transfer such amount to the Department of Transportation of the State of Washington. Such amount may only be used by the Department of Transpor- tation of the State of Washington to carry out the Blair project in accordance with document 6 of the Technical Documents. Operation and maintenance of the Blair Waterway channel shall remain the responsibility of the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers. 25 USC 1773g. SEC. 9. JURISDICTION. v^^^ • The Tribe shall retain and exercise jurisdiction, and the United States and the State and political subdivisions thereof shall retain and exercise jurisdiction, as provided in the Settlement Agreement and Technical Documents and, where not provided therein, as other- wise provided by Federal law. 25 USC 1773h. SEC. 10. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS. I;.. (a) LIENS AND FORFEITURES, ETC. — (1) None of the funds, assets, or income from the trust fund established in section 60^) which are received by the Tribe under the Settlement Agreement shall be subject to levy, execution, forfeiture, garnishment, lien, encum- brance, or seizure. (2) The annuity fund, or other investment program, established in section 6(a) shall not be subject to levy, execution, forfeiture, garnishment, lien, encumbrance, or seizure. Payments from the fund shall be in accordance with the Act of August 2, 1983 (25 U.S.C. 117a et seq.; commonly referred to as the "Per Capita Act"). (b) ELIGIBILITY FOR FEDERAL PROGRAMS; TRUST RESPONSIBILITY. — . ',:;. Nothing in this Act or the Settlement Agreement shall affect the V.' eligibility of the Tribe or any of its members for any Federal program or the trust responsibility of the United States and its agencies to the Tribe and members of the Tribe. (c) PERMANENT TRUST FUND NOT COUNTED FOR CERTAIN PUR- POSES. — None of the funds, assets, or income from the trust fund established in section 6(b) shall at any time be used as a basis for '^ denying or reducing funds to the Tribe or its members under any Federal, State, or local program. (d) TAX TREATMENT OF FUNDS AND ASSETS.— None of the funds or assets transferred to the Tribe or its members by the Settlement Agreement of this Act, and none of the interest earned or income received on amounts in the funds established under section 6(a) and (b), shall be deemed to be taxable, nor shall such transfers be taxable ^ events.

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