Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 3.djvu/262

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113 STAT. 1780 PUBLIC LAW 106-163—DEC. 9, 1999 (4) FUND. —The term "Fund" means the Chippewa Cree Indian Reserved Water Rights Settlement Fund established under section 104. (5) INDIAN TRIBE.—The term "Indian tribe" has the meaning given that term in section 101(2) of the Federally Recognized Indian Tribe List Act of 1994 (25 U.S.C. 479a(2)). (6) MR&I FEASIBILITY STUDY.—The term "MR&I feasibility study" means a municipal, rural, and industrial, domestic, and incidental drought relief feasibility study described in section 202. (7) MISSOURI RIVER SYSTEM.— The term "Missouri River System" means the mainstem of the Missouri River and its tributaries, including the Marias River. (8) RECLAMATION LAW.— The term "Reclamation Law" has the meaning given the term "reclamation law" in section 4 of the Act of December 5, 1924 (43 Stat. 701, chapter 4; 43 U.S.C. 371). (9) ROCKY BOY'S RESERVATION; RESERVATION. — The term "Rocky Boy's Reservation" or "Reservation" means the Rocky Boy's Reservation of the Chippewa Cree Tribe in Montana. (10) SECRETARY.— The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior, or his or her duly authorized representative. (11) ToWE PONDS. — The term "Towe Ponds" means the reservoir or reservoirs referred to as "Stoneman Reservoir" in the Compact. (12) TRIBAL COMPACT ADMINISTRATION.—The term "Tribal Compact Administration" means the activities assumed by the Tribe for implementation of the Compact as set forth in Article IV of the Compact. (13) TRIBAL WATER CODE. —The term "tribal water code" means a water code adopted by the Tribe, as provided in the Compact. (14) TRIBAL WATER RIGHT. — (A) IN GENERAL. —The term "Tribal Water Right" means the water right set forth in section 85-20-601 of the Montana Code Annotated (1997) and includes the water allocation set forth in title II of this Act. (B) RULE OF CONSTRUCTION.—The definition of the term "Tribal Water Right" under this paragraph and the treatment of that right under this Act shall not be construed or interpreted as a precedent for the litigation of reserved water rights or the interpretation or administration of future compacts between the United States and the State of Montana or any other State. (15) TRIBE. — The term "Tribe" means the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation and all officers, agents, and departments thereof. (16) WATER DEVELOPMENT.—The term "water development" includes all activities that involve the use of water or modification of water courses or water bodies in any way. SEC. 5. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS. (a) NONEXERCISE OF TRIBE'S RIGHTS. —Pursuant to Tribal Resolution No. 40-98, and in exchange for benefits under this Act, the Tribe shall not exercise the rights set forth in Article VII.A.3