The purpose of this chapter is to facilitate the ability of Indian tribes and tribal organizations to integrate the employment, training and related services they provide from diverse Federal sources in order to improve the effectiveness of those services, reduce joblessness in Indian communities, and serve tribally determined goals consistent with the policy of self-determination, while reducing administrative, reporting, and accounting costs.
25 U.S. Code § 3401 - Statement of purpose
2017—Pub. L. 115–93 substituted “The purpose of this chapter is to facilitate the ability of Indian tribes and tribal organizations to” for “The purposes of this chapter are to demonstrate how Indian tribal governments can” and “, and serve tribally determined” for “and serve tribally-determined” and inserted “from diverse Federal sources” after “they provide” and “, while reducing administrative, reporting, and accounting costs” after “self-determination”.
Pub. L. 106–568, title XI, § 1104, Dec. 27, 2000, 114 Stat. 2932, provided that not later than 1 year after Dec. 27, 2000, the Secretary, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Labor, and the tribes and organizations participating in the integration initiative under title XI of Pub. L. 106–568 (see Short Title of 2000 Amendment note above) would submit a report to Congress on the opportunities for expanding the integration of human resource development and economic development programs under such title, and the feasibility of establishing Joint Funding Agreements to authorize tribes to access and coordinate funds and resources from various agencies for human resources development, physical infrastructure development, and economic development assistance.
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