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PUBLIC LAW 107-331—DEC. 13, 2002 116 STAT. 2835 TITLE VIII^JICARILLA APACHE RESERVATION RURAL WATER SYSTEM Sec. 801. Short title. Sec. 802. Purposes. Sec. 803. Definitions. Sec. 804. Jicarilla Apache Reservation rural water system. Sec. 805. General authority. . ^ Sec. 806. Project requirements. Sec. 807. Authorization of appropriations. Sec. 808. Prohibition on use of funds for irrigation purposes. Sec. 809. Water rights. TITLE IX—ROCKY BOY'S RURAL WATER SYSTEM Sec. 901. Short title. Sec. 902. Findings and purposes. . Sec. 903. Definitions. Sec. 904. Rocky Boy's rural water system. Sec. 905. Noncore system. Sec. 906. Limitation on availability of construction funds. Sec. 907. Connection charges. Sec. 908. Authorization ofcontracts. - Sec. 909. Tiber Reservoir allocation to the Tribe. Sec. 910. Use of Pick-Sloan power. Sec. 911. Water conservation plan. Sec. 912. Water rights. Sec. 913. Chippewa Cree Water System Operation, Maintenance, and Replacement Trust Fund. Sec. 914. Authorization of appropriations. TITLE X—MISCELLANEOUS Sec. 1001. Santee Sioux Tribe, Nebraska, water system study. Sec. 1002. Yurok Tribe and Hopland Band included in long-term leasing. TITLE I—INDIAN FINANCING ACT AMENDMENTS SEC.lOl. SHORT TITLE. > 25 USC 1451 This Act may be cited as the "Indian Financing Amendments Act of 2002". SEC.102. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. 25 USC 1485 (a) FINDINGS.— Congress finds that— ^°^^' (1) the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (25 U.S.C. 1451 et seq.) was intended to provide Native American borrowers with access to commercial sources of capital that otherwise would not be available through the guarantee or insurance of loans by the Secretary of the Interior; (2) although the Secretary of the Interior has made loan guarantees and insurance available, use of those guarantees and that insurance by lenders to benefit Native American business borrowers has been limited; (3) twenty-seven years after the date of enactment of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (25 U.S.C. 1451 et seq.), the promotion and development of Native American-owned business remains an essential foundation for growth of economic and social stability of Native Americans; (4) use by commercial lenders of the available loan insurance and guarantees may be limited by liquidity and other capital market-driven concerns; and (5) it is in the best interest of the insured and guaranteed loan program of the Department of the Interior— (A) to encourage the orderly development and expansion of a secondary market for loans guaranteed or insured by the Secretary of the Interior; and