U.S Code last checked for updates: Oct 13, 2019
§ 3115b.
Tribal forest management demonstration project
(a)
In general

The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary may carry out demonstration projects by which federally recognized Indian Tribes or Tribal organizations may contract to perform administrative, management, and other functions of programs of the Tribal Forest Protection Act of 2004 (25 U.S.C. 3115a et seq.) through contracts entered into under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 5304 et seq.).

(b)
Requirements
With respect to any contract or project carried out under subsection (a)—
(1)
on National Forest System land, the Secretary shall carry out all functions delegated to the Secretary of the Interior under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 5304 et seq.);
(2)
the Secretary or the Secretary of the Interior, as applicable, shall make any decisions required to be made under—
(A)
the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.); and
(B)
the Tribal Forest Protection Act of 2004 (25 U.S.C. 3115a et seq.); and
(3)
the contract or project shall be entered into under, and in accordance with, section 403(b)(2) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 5363(b)(2)).
(Pub. L. 115–334, title VIII, § 8703, Dec. 20, 2018, 132 Stat. 4877.)
cite as: 25 USC 3115b