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PUBLIC LAW 103-176—DEC. 3, 1993 107 STAT. 2009 (E) traditional tribal judicial practices, traditional justice systems, and traditional methods of dispute resolution. TITLE II—AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS SEC. 201. TRIBAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS. 25 USC 3621. (a) OFFICE. —There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out the provisions of sections 101 and 102 of this Act, $7,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000. None of the funds provided under this subsection may be used for the administrative expenses of the Office. (b) BASE SUPPORT FUNDING FOR TRIBAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS.— There is authorized to be appropriated to cany out the provisions of section 103 of this Act, $50,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000. (c) ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES FOR OFFICE.— There is authorized to be appropriated, for the administrative expenses of the Office, $500,000 for each of the fiscal years 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000. (d) ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES FOR TRIBAL JUDICIAL CON- FERENCES. — There is authorized to be appropriated, for the administrative expenses of tribal judicial conferences, $500,000 for each of the fiscal years 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000. (e) SURVEY. —For carrying out the survey under section 102, there is authorized to he appropriated, in addition to the amount authorized under subsection (a) of this section, $400,000. (0 INDIAN PRIORITY SYSTEM. —Funds appropriated pursuant to the authorizations provided by this section and available for a tribal justice system shall not be subject to the Indian priority system. Nothing in this Act shall preclude a tribal government from supplementing any funds received under this Act with funds received from any other source including the Bureau or any other Federal agency. (g) ALLOCATION OF FUNDS. — In allocating funds appropriated pursuant to the authorization contained in subsection (a) among the Bureau, Office, tribal governments and Courts of Indian Offenses, the Secretary shall take such actions as may be necessary to ensure that such allocation is carried out in a manner that is fair and equitable to all tribal governments and is proportionate to base support funding under section 103 received by the Bureau, Office, tribal governments, and Courts of Indian Offenses. (h) No OFFSET. —No Federal agency shall offset funds made available pursuant to this Act for tribal justice systems against other funds otherwise available for use in connection with tribal justice systems. TITLE III—DISCLAIMERS SEC. 301. TRIBAL AUTHORITY. 25 USC 3631. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to^ (1) encroach upon or diminish in any way the inherent sovereign authority of each tribal government to determine the role of the tribal justice system within the tribal government or to enact and enforce tribal laws;