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104 STAT. 4544 PUBLIC LAW 101-630—NOV. 28, 1990 25 USC 3116. Regulations. 25 USC 3117. 25 USC 3118. 25 USC 3119. 25 USC 3120. Indian ehild Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act. 25 USC 3201 note. 25 USC 3201. (c) SAVINGS CLAUSE.—Nothing in this title shall be construed to limit the authority of the Secretary to enter into cooperative agreements otherwise authorized by law. SEC. 317. OBLIGATED SERVICE; BREACH OF CONTRACT. (a) OBLIGATED SERVICE.—Where an individual enters into an agreement for obligated service in return for financial assistance under any provision of this title, the Secretary shall adopt such regulations as are necessary to provide for the offer of employment to the recipient of such assistance as required by such provision. Where an offer of employment is not reasonably made, the regulations shall provide that such service shall no longer be required. (b) BREACH OF CONTRACT; REPAYMENT.— Where an individual fails to accept a reasonable offer of employment in fulfillment of such obligated service or unreasonably terminates or fails to perform the duties of such employment, the Secretary shall require a repayment of the financial assistance provided, prorated for the amount of time of obligated service performed, together with interest on such amount which would be payable if at the time the amounts were paid they were loans bearing interest at the maximum legal prevailing rate, as determined by the Treasurer of the United States. SEC. 318. AUTHORIZATIONS. There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this title. SEC. 319. REGULATIONS. Except as otherwise provided by this title, the Secretary is directed to promulgate final regulations for the implementation of the title within eighteen months from the date of its enactment. All regulations promulgated pursuant to this title shall be developed by the Secretary with the participation of the affected Indian tribes. SEC. 320. SEVERABILITY. If any provision of this title, or the application of any provision of this title to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the application of such provision or circumstance and the remainder of this title shall not be affected thereby. SEC. 321. TRUST RESPONSIBILITY. Nothing in this title shall be construed to diminish or expand the trust responsibility of the United States toward Indian forest lands, or any legal obligation or remedy resulting therefrom. TITLE IV—INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION 'Indian Child Protection and Family SEC. 401. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the Violence Prevention Act". SEC. 402. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. (a) FINDINGS.— The Congress, after careful review of the problem of child abuse on Indian reservations and the historical and special relationship of the Federal Government with Indian people, (1) finds that— (A) incidents of abuse of children on Indian reservations are grossly underreported;