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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2286

25 USC 450b.

PUBLIC LAW 100-472—OCT. 5, 1988

administering quality programs and developing the economies of their respective communities.". SEC 103. DEFmrnoNS. Section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act is amended to read as follows— "SEC. 4. For purposes of this Act, the term— "(a) 'construction programs' means programs for the planning, design, construction, repair, improvement, and expansion of buildings or facilities, including, but not limited to, housing, law enforcement and detention facilities, sanitation and water systems, roads, schools, administration and health facilities, irrigation and agricultural work, and water conservation, flood control, or port facilities; "(b) 'contract funding base' means the base level from which contract funding needs are determined, including all contract costs; "(c) 'direct p r c ^ a m costs' means costs that can be identified specifically with a particular contract objective; "(d) 'Indian' means a person who is a member of an Indian tribe; "(e) 'Indian tribe' means any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 688) which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians; "(f) 'indirect costs' means costs incurred for a common or joint purpose benefiting more than one contract objective, or which are not readily assignable to the contract objectives specifically benefited without effort disproportionate to the results achieved; "(g) 'indirect costs rate' means the rate arrived at through negotiation between an Indian tribe or tribal organization and the appropriate Federal agency; "(h) 'mature contract' means a self-determination contract that has been continuously operated by tribal organization for three or more years, and for which there are no significant and material audit exceptions in the annual financial audit of the tribal organization: Provided, That upon the request of a tribal organization or tribal governing body, a contract of the tribal organization in existence on the date of enactment of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Amendments of 1988 which meets this definition shall be considered to be a mature contract; "(i) 'Secretary', unless otherwise designated, means either the Secretary of Health and Human Services or the Secretary of the Interior or both; "(j) 'self-determination contract' means a contract entered into pursuant to this Act between a tribal organization and the appropriate Secretary the plamning, conduct and administration of programs or services which are otherwise provided to Indian tribes and their members pursuant to Federal law: Provided, That no contract entered into pursuant to this Act shall be construed to be a procurement contract;