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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

101 STAT. 416

410: 3i:iF 0

PUBLIC LAW 100-71—JULY 11, 1987

modifies the product valuation guidelines of the Minerals Management Service. OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND ENFORCEMENT ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION FUND

30 USC 1235.

Section 405(k) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (Public Law 95-87) is amended by adding at the end thereof, "except for purposes of subsection (c) of this section with respect to the Navajo, Hopi and Crow Indian Tribes". BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS .fii OPERATION OF INDIAN PROGRAMS

For an additional amount for "Operation of Indian programs", $3,153,000: Provided, That not to exceed $226,000 shall be paid for the settlement of three appeals related to mineral leasing revenues that have been collected and disbursed to Indian allottees. The Bureau of Indian Affairs shall not transfer funds under a contract with any third party for the management of tribal or individual Indian trust funds until the funds held in trust for such tribe or individual have been audited and reconciled and the tribe or individual has been provided with an accounting of such funds, and the appropriate Committees of the Congress and the tribes have been consulted with as to the terms of the proposed contract or agreement: Provided, That the Bureau may not implement any regulations (and any amendments to, or revisions of, regulations) relating to the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Higher Education Grant Program that were not in effect on March 1, 1987, until after Congress has completed the fiscal year 1988 appropriations process, nor may the Bureau implement or take steps leading to implementation of proposed initiatives, including but not limited to imposition of a flat fifteen per centum administrative fee for tribal contractors, and imposition of tuition fees at Bureau post-secondary schools, until Congress has reviewed all such initiatives and approved them as part of the fiscal year 1988 appropriations process. ® Indians. Oklahoma. Claims. Minerals and mining.




Any funds appropriated under Public Law 84-747 (64 Stat. 573) in satisfaction of judgment awarded the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma in Docket Numbered 16 of Indian Claims Commission which have not been distributed on the date of enactment of this Act (including all interest and investment income accrued thereon) shall be held in trust by the Secretary of the Interior for the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and shall be invested under the Act of June 24, 1938 (25 U.S.C. 162a). The funds may be used on an annual budgetary basis by the tribal governing body subject to the approval of the Secretary. None of the funds in this or any other Act shall be available prior to March 31, 1988, to issue a patent for an oil shale mining claim located prior to enactment of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 181, et seq., 41 Stat. 437), as provided for under the General Mining Law of 1872, as amended (30 U.S.C. 22, et seq., 17 Stat. 91) except for patent applications C-012327, C-016671, C023661, C-41836, C-43354, C-39464, C-38579, C-38402, C-35080, and C-36293.