U.S Code last checked for updates: May 30, 2024
§ 2018.
Regional meetings and negotiated rulemaking
(a)
Regional meetings
(b)
Negotiated rulemaking
(1)
In general
(2)
Notification to Congress
(3)
Rulemaking committee
The Secretary shall establish a negotiated rulemaking committee to carry out this subsection. In establishing such committee, the Secretary shall—
(A)
apply the procedures provided for under subchapter III of chapter 5 of title 5 in a manner that reflects the unique government-to-government relationship between Indian tribes and the United States;
(B)
ensure that the membership of the committee includes only representatives of the Federal Government and of tribes served by Bureau-funded schools;
(C)
select the tribal representatives of the committee from among individuals nominated by the representatives of the tribal and tribally operated schools;
(D)
ensure, to the maximum extent possible, that the tribal representative membership on the committee reflects the proportionate share of students from tribes served by the Bureau-funded school system; and
(E)
comply with chapter 10 of title 5.
(4)
Special rule
(c)
Application of section
(1)
Supremacy of provisions
(2)
Modifications
(Pub. L. 95–561, title XI, § 1138, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title X, § 1042, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 2057; amended Pub. L. 117–286, § 4(a)(182), Dec. 27, 2022, 136 Stat. 4326.)
cite as: 25 USC 2018