Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 4.djvu/433

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PUBLIC LAW 107-331—DEC. 13, 2002 116 STAT. 2861 United States for the Tribe at the time of the enactment of this title. (8) ROCKY BOY'S/NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA REGIONAL WATER SYSTEM.— The term "Rocky Boy's/North Central Montana Regional Water System" means— (A) the core system; (B) the on-reservation water distribution systems; and (C) the non-core system. (9) SECRETARY.—The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior. (10) STATE.—The term "State" means the State of Montana. (11) STUDY.— The term "study" means the study entitled "North Central Montana Regional Water System Planning/ Environmental Report" dated May 2000. (12) TRIBE.— The term "Tribe" means— (A) the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation; and (B) all officers, agents, and departments of the Tribe. SEC. 904. ROCKY BOY'S RURAL WATER SYSTEM. (a) FINAL ENGINEERING REPORT. —The following reports will serve as the basis for the final engineering report for the Rocky Boy's/North Central Montana Regional Water System— (1) pursuant to Public Law 104-204, a study, described in section 903(k), that was conducted to study the water and related resources in North Central Montana and to evaluate alternatives for providing a municipal, rural and industrial supply of water to the citizens residing in Chouteau, Glacier, Hill, Liberty, Pondera, Teton, and Toole Counties, Montana, residing both on and off the Reservation; and (2) pursuant to section 202 of Public Law 106-163, the Tribe has conducted, through a self-governance agreements with the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, a feasibility study to evaluate alternatives for providing a municipal, rural and industrial supply of water to the Reservation. The Secretary of the Interior may require, through the agreements described in subsection (g) and section 905(d), that the final engineering report include appropriate additional study and analyses. (b) CORE SYSTEM.— (1) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary is authorized to plan, design, construct, operate, maintain, and replace the core system. (2) FEDERAL SHARE. — (A) The Federal share of the cost of planning, design, and construction of the core system shall be— (i) 100 percent of the Tribal share of costs as identified in section 914; (ii) 80 percent of the authority's share of the total cost for the core system as identified in section 914; and (iii) funded through annual appropriations to the Bureau of Reclamation. (3) AGREEMENTS.— Federal funds made available to carry out this subsection may be obligated and expended only in