Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 6.djvu/158

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114 STAT. 3214 CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS—DEC. 15, 2000 disapproval. Such 120-day period may be extended by the Secretary after consultation with the Navajo Nation. "(4) If the Navajo Nation has executed a lease pursuant to tribal regulations under paragraph (1), the Navajo Nation shall provide the Secretary with— "(A) a copy of the lease and all amendments and renewals thereto; and "(B) in the case of regulations or a lease that permits payment to be made directly to the Navajo Nation, documentation of the lease pa3niients sufficient to enable the Secretary to discharge the trust responsibility of the United States under paragraph (5). "(5) The United States shall not be liable for losses sustained by any party to a lease executed pursuant to tribal regulations under paragraph (1), including the Navajo Nation. Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to diminish the authority of the Secretary to take appropriate actions, including the cancellation of a lease, in furtherance of the trust obligation of the United States to the Navajo Nation. "(6)(A) An interested party may, after exhaustion of tribal remedies, submit, in a timely manner, a petition to the Secretary to review the compliance of the Navajo Nation with any regulations approved under this subsection. If upon such review the Secretary determines that the regulations were violated, the Secretary may take such action as may be necessary to remedy the violation, including rescinding the approval of the tribal regulations and reassuming responsibility for the approval of leases for Navajo Nation tribal trust lands. "(B) If the Secretary seeks to remedy a violation described in subparagraph (A), the Secretary shall— "(i) make a written determination with respect to the regulations that have been violated; "(ii) provide the Navajo Nation with a written notice of the alleged violation together with such written determination; and "(iii) prior to the exercise of any remedy or the rescission of the approval of the regulation involved and the reassumption of the lease approval responsibility, provide the Navajo Nation with a hearing on the record and a reasonable opportunity to cure the alleged violation.". Agreed to December 14, 2000. Dec. 15.2000 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS—AWARENESS AND [H. Con. Res. 271] RESEARCH Whereas multiple sclerosis is a chronic and often disabling disease of the central nervous system which often first appears in people between the ages of 20 and 40, with lifelong physical and emotional effects; Whereas multiple sclerosis is twice as common in women as in men; Whereas an estimated 250,000 to 350,000 individuals suffer from multiple sclerosis nationally;