98 STAT. 1848
PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984
exceed $55,706,000 for higher education scholarships and assistance to public schools under the Act of April 16, 1934 (48 Stat. 596), as amended (25 U.S.C. 452 et seq.), shall remain available for obligation until September 30, 1986, and the funds made available to tribes and tribal organizations through contracts authorized by the Indian SelfDetermination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (88 Stat. 2203; 25 U.S.C. 450 et seq.) shall remain available until September 30, 1986: Provided, That this carryover authority does not extend to programs directly operated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs; and includes expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of section 25 USC 640d-i8. 19(a) of Public Law 93-531 (25 U.S.C. 640(d)-18(a)), $2,830,000, to remain available until expended: Provided further. That none of these funds shall be expended as matching funds for programs funded under section 103(a)(l)(B)(iii) of the Vocational Education Act of 1963, as amended (20 U.S.C. 2303(a)(l)(B)(iii)): Provided further, 25 USC 13b. That hereafter, funds appropriated under this or any other Act for the Bureau of Indian Affairs may be used for the payment in advance or from date or admission of care, tuition, assistance, and other expenses of Indians in boarding homes, institutions, or schools; and the payment of rewards for information or evidence concerning violations of law on Indian reservation lands or treaty fishing rights 25 USC 14a. use areas: Provided further, That hereafter moneys received by grant to the Bureau of Indian Affairs from other Federal agencies to carry out various programs for elementary and secondary education, handicapped programs, bilingual education, and other specific programs shall be deposited into the appropriation account available for the operation of Bureau schools during the period covered by the grant and shall remain available as otherwise provided by law: 25 USC 13c. Provided further. That hereafter any cost of providing lunches to nonboarding students in public schools from funds appropriated under this or any other Act for the Bureau of Indian Affairs shall be paid from the amount of such funds otherwise allocated for the schools involved without regard to the cost of providing lunches for such students: Provided further. That no part of any appropriations to the Bureau of Indian Affairs shall be available to provide general assistance paynients for Alaska Natives in the State of Alaska unless and until otherwise specifically provided for by Congress: 25 USC 13d. Provided further. That after September 30, 1985, no part of any appropriation (except trust funds) to the Bureau of Indian Affairs may be used directly or by contract for general or other welfare assistance (except child welfare assistance) payments (1) for other than essential needs (specifically identified in regulations of the Secretary or in regulations of the State public welfare agency pursuant to the Social Security Act adopted by reference in the Secretary's regulations) which could not be reasonably expected to be met from financial resources or income (including funds held in trust) available to the recipient individual which are not exempted under law from consideration in determining eligibility for or the amount of Federal financial assistance or (2) for individuals who are eligible for general public welfare assistance available from a State except to the extent the Secretary of the Interior determines that such payments are required under sections 60t)X2), 6(i), and 9(b) of the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980 (94 Stat. 1793, 1794, 1796; 25 U.S.C. 1725(b)(2), 1725(i), 1728(b)): Provided further. That for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1985, the Secretary may not contract for the establishment or operation of a school not currently operated by the Bureau or assisted by the Bureau under contract.