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34 U.S. Code § 10235 - Indian liability waiver

Where a State does not have an adequate forum to enforce grant provisions imposing liability on Indian tribes, the Assistant Attorney General is authorized to waive State liability and may pursue such legal remedies as are necessary.

(Pub. L. 90–351, title I, § 816, formerly § 823, as added Pub. L. 96–157, § 2, Dec. 27, 1979, 93 Stat. 1214; renumbered § 816 and amended Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 609B(f), (n), Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2093, 2096.)
Editorial Notes

Section was formerly classified to section 3789l of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 816 of Pub. L. 90–351 was renumbered section 810 and is classified to section 10229 of this title.


1984—Pub. L. 98–473, § 609B(n), substituted “Assistant Attorney General” for “Administration”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by section 609B(n) of Pub. L. 98–473 effective Oct. 12, 1984, see section 609AA(a) of Pub. L. 98–473, set out as an Effective Date note under section 10101 of this title.