92 STAT. 2316
PUBLIC LAW 95-561—NOV. 1, 1978 F U X D IX G PROVISION
Publication in SEC. 1102. (a) The Secretary of the Interior shall develop altemaFederal Register, tive methods for the equitable distribution of any supplement pro25 USC 13 note, gram funds provided, pursuant to an appropriation under the Act of 25 USC 13. November 2, 1921, commonly referred to as the Snyder Act, for contracting under the Act of April 16, 1934, commonly referred to as the 25 USC 452 note. Johnson-O'Malley Act, and shall publish in the Federal Register by March 1, 1979, such alternatives for the purpose of allowing eligible Field survey. tribes to comment by May 1, 1979. At that time, the Secretary shall conduct a field survey listing all alternative formula. Formula, (b) By July 1, 1979, the Secretary shall establish and publish the publication in formula in the Federal Register which the majority of such tribes Federal Register, determine, but vote certified to the Secretary, to be most equitable and shall use such formula for purposes of distribution of the funds appropriated pursuant to such Act beginning on or after October 1, 1979. The Secretary shall, in accordance with procedures consistent with that prescribed herein, revise such formula periodically as necessary. BASIC EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT
25 USC 13 note.
25 USC 13-1. ^
SEC. 1103. (a)(1) From sums already appropriated under the Act of November 2, 1921 (25 U.S.C. 13) and notwithstanding any other provision of law or any requirement of a grant or agreement relating to the timing of payments for basic support contracts or grants under the A.ct of April 16, 1934 (25 U.S.C. 452-457), the Secretary of the Interior shall make payments of any unexpended funds obligated for basic support contracts or grants under such Act of November 2, 1921, for fiscal year 1978 to any school that has received notification from the Department of the Interior of the award of such a contract or grant. Such payments shall be made in accordance with any applicable condition of such contracts or grants other than conditions relating to the timing of payments. (2) The Secretary of the Interior shall make the payments referred to in paragraph (1) not later than thirty days after the date of the enactment of this Act. Saturdays, Sundays, and legal public holidays, as established by section 6103 of title 5, United States Code, shall not be considered as days for purposes of the preceding sentence. (b) Such sums as are needed under such Act of November 2, 1921, are authorized to be appropriated to provide funds for basic educational support through parent committees under such Act of April 16, 1934, to those public schools educating Indian students and whose total sum of Federal, State, and local funds is insufficient to bring the education of the enrolled Indian students to a level equal to the level of education provided non-Indian students in the public schools in which they are enrolled where the absence of such support would result in the closing of schools or the reduction in quality of the education program afforded Indian students attending public schools. PART B—BUREAU or
INDIAN AFFAIRS PROGRAMS
STANDARDS FOR THE BASIC EDUCATION OF INDIAN CHILDREN I N BUREAU OP I N D I A N AFFAIRS SCHOOLS Studies and surveys.
25 USC 2001.
SEC. 1121. (a) The Secretary, in consultation with the Assistant Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare for Education, and in