25 U.S. Code § 640d–25 - Discretionary fund to expedite relocation efforts
(a) Authorization of appropriations
To facilitate and expedite the relocation efforts of the Commissioner, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually, effective in fiscal year 1981, not to exceed $6,000,000 as a discretionary fund.
(b) Authorized uses
Funds appropriated under the authority of subsection (a) of this section may be used by the Commissioner for grants, contracts, or expenditures which significantly assist the Commissioner or assist the Navajo Tribe or Hopi Tribe in meeting the burdens imposed by this subchapter.
(c) Funding and construction of Hopi high school and medical center
The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, as appropriate, shall assign the highest priority, in the next fiscal year after July 8, 1980, to the funding and construction of the Hopi high school and Hopi medical center consistent with any plans already completed and approved by appropriate agencies of the respective departments.
Source(Pub. L. 93–531, § 27, as added Pub. L. 96–305, § 11,July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 933; amended Pub. L. 100–666, §§ 3, 4 (b),Nov. 16, 1988, 102 Stat. 3929, 3930.)
1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–666, § 4(b), substituted “Commissioner” for “Commission”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100–666, § 3, amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: “Such funds may only be used by the Commission to—
“(1) match or pay not to exceed 30 per centum of any grant, contract, or other expenditure of the Federal Government, State or local government, tribal government or chapter, or private organization for the benefit of the Navajo or Hopi Tribe, if such grant, contract, or expenditure would significantly assist the Commission in carrying out its responsibilities or assist either tribe in meeting the burdens imposed by this subchapter;
“(2) engage or participate, either directly or by contract, in demonstration efforts to employ innovative energy or other technologies in providing housing and related facilities and services in the relocation and resettlement of individuals under this subchapter.Not to exceed 5 per centum of such funds may be used for the administrative expenses of the Commission in carrying out this section.”
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