25 U.S. Code § 5399 - Authorization of appropriations

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(a) In general

There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this subchapter.

(b) Availability of appropriations

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the provision of funds under this chapter shall be subject to the availability of appropriations and the Secretary is not required to reduce funding for programs, projects, or activities serving a tribe in order to make funds available to another tribe or tribal organization under this chapter.

Editorial Notes
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (b), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 93–638, Jan. 4, 1975, 88 Stat. 2203, known as the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 5301 of this title and Tables.


Section was formerly classified to section 458aaa–18 of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.