State recognized tribe
(C) State recognized tribe (i) In general The term “State recognized tribe” means any tribe, band, nation, pueblo, village, or community— (I) that has been recognized as an Indian tribe by any State; and (II) for which an Indian Housing Authority has, before the effective date under section 705, entered into a contract with the Secretary pursuant to the United States Housing Act of 1937 [ 42 U.S.C. 1437 et seq.] for housing for Indian families and has received funding pursuant to such contract within the 5-year period ending upon such effective date. (ii) Conditions Notwithstanding clause (i)— (I) the allocation formula under section 4152 of this title shall be determined for a State recognized tribe under tribal membership eligibility criteria in existence on October 26, 1996 ; and (II) nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to confer upon a State recognized tribe any rights, privileges, responsibilities, or obligations otherwise accorded groups recognized as Indian tribes by the United States for other purposes.