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106 STAT. 4732 PUBLIC LAW 102-575—OCT. 30, 1992 (4) "Joint Tribal Advisory Committee" means the commission established by the Secretary on May 10, 1985, for the purpose of assessing the impacts of the Garrison and Oahe Dams on the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. SEC. 3503. FINDINGS; DECLARATIONS. (a) FINDINGS.—In recognition of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the Secretary's Joint Tribal Advisory Committee, Congress finds that the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe should be adequately compensated for the •ee AfiEUiated Tribes, of one hunt taking, in the case of the Three AfiEUiated Tribes, of one hundred and ndPty-six thousand acres of reservation lands and, in the case of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, fifty-six thousand acres of reservation lands, as the site for the Garrison Dcun and Reservoir, and the Oahe Dam and Reservoir. Congress concurs in the Advisory Committee's findings and conclusions that the Untied States Government did not justly compensate such Tribes when it acquired those lands. (b) DECLARATIONS.—(1) The Congress declares that the Three Affiliated Tribes are entitled to additional financial compensation for the taking of one hundred and fifty-six thousand acres of their reservation lands, including thousands of acres of prime amcultural bottom lands, as the site for the Garrison Dam and Reservoir, and that such amounts should be deposited in the Recovery Fund established by section 3504(a) for use in accordance with this title. (2) The Congress declares that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is entitled to atkUtional financial compensation for the taking of over fifty-six thousand acres of its reservation lands, as the site for the Oahe Dam and Reservoir, and that such amounts should be deposited in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Economic Recoverv Fund established by section 3504(b) for use in accordance with this title. SEC. 3604. FUNDS. (a) THREE AFFILIATED TRIBES ECONOMIC RECOVERY FUND.— (1) There is established in the Treasury of the United States the 'Three Affiliated Tribes Economic Recovery Fund" (hereinafter referred to as the "Recovery Fund"). (2) Commencing with fiscal year 1993, and each fiscalyear thereafter, the Secretary of the Treasury shall deposit in the Tnree Affiliated Tribes Economic Recovery Fund an amount, which shall be nonreimbursable and nonretumable equal to 25 jpercent of the receipts from deposits to the United States Treasury for the preceding fiscal year from the integrated programs of the Eastern Division of the Pick-Sloan Missouri River Basin Project administered by the Western Area Power Administration, but in no event shall the aggregate of the amounts deposited to the Fund established by this subsection for compensation for the Three Affiliated Tribes pursuant to this paragraph and paragraph (3) exceed $149,200,000. (3) For payment to the Three Affiliated Tribes of amounts to which they remain entitled pursuant to the Act entitled "An Act to make certain provisions in connection with the construction of the Garrison Diversion imit, Missouri River Basin Project, by the Secretary of the Interior," approved August 5, 1965 (79 Stat. 433), there is authorized to be appropriated to the Recovery Fund established by subsection (a) for fiscal year 1994 and each of the next following ninefiscalyears, the sum of $6,000,000.