PUBLIC LAW 98-530—OCT. 19, 1984
98 STAT. 2701
fifty thousand acre-feet as provided in paragraph (1) of this subsection. (h)(1) If the facilities required to deliver water to the Ak-Chin Reservation as provided in this section are not completed by January 1, 1988, the Secretary shall pay damages measured by the replacement cost of water not delivered in that calendar year up to a limit of thirty-five thousand acre-feet. In addition and to mitigate the effects occasioned by the failure to deliver said water, the Secretary shall pay all operation, maintenance and replacement costs of on-reservation wells to produce up to forty thousand acrefeet of water in that year for use by the Community. (2) Commencing January 1, 1989, the Secretary shall pay damages measured by the replacement cost of water not delivered under subsection (a) or (c) as appropriate, up to a limit of seventy-five thousand or seventy-two thousand acre-feet of water, irrespective of whether the facilities to deliver water to the Ak-Chin Reservation have been completed. (i) In any year in which the Ak-Chin Indian Community requests additional water under subsection (b) and such water and associated canal capacity are available, if the Secretary fails to deliver that quantity of additional water, in addition to any damages which he is required to pay under subsection (h), he shall pay damages in an amount measured by the agricultural water service operation, maintenance, and replacement costs for the Central Arizona Project in effect during that year, plus 20 per centum, of such additional quantity of water as is not delivered. (j) The Ak-Chin Indian Community shall have the right to devote the permanent water supply provided for by this Act to any use, including but not limited to agricultural, municipal, industrial, commercial, mining or recreational use. (k) The water referred to in subsection (f)(1) shall be for the exclusive use and benefit of the Ak-Chin Indian Community, except that whenever the aggregate water supply referred to in subsection (f) exceeds the quantity necessary to meet the obligations of the Secretary under this Act, the Secretary shall allocate on an interim basis to the Central Arizona Project any of the water referred to in subsection (f) which is not required for delivery to the Ak-Chin Indian Reservation under this Act. SEC. 3. (a) The obligation of the Secretary to acquire and deliver to the Community an interim water supply from 1984 through 1987 under section 2 of the Act of July 28, 1978 (Public Law 95-328) shall be deemed to be fully discharged once— (1) within sixty days of enactment of appropriations, the Secretary pays to the Community $1,400,000 in a lump sum grant for economic development in fiscal year 1986; (2) the Secretary of the Treasury, within thirty days after the date of enactment of this Act, has paid to the Community $15,000,000 for general community purposes as provided in Public Law 98-396; (3) within sixty days after the date of enactment of this Act the Secretary has provided to the Community grants for economic development purposes of $2,000,000 from funds provided in Public Law 98-396 for the permanent water supply; and (4) the Secretary has amended those repayment contracts between the United States and the Community to provide that all repayment obligations owing to the United States are discharged.
92 Stat. 409.
Ante, p. 1369.