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PUBLIC LAW 103-412—OCT. 25, 1994 108 STAT. 4245 fled in the plan. The Special Trustee, at that time, may recommend the continuation, or the permanent establishment, of the Office if the Special Trustee concludes that continuation or permanent establishment is necessary for the efficient discharge of the Secretary's trust responsibilities. (3) TERMINATION DATE.— The Office shall terminate 180 legislative days after the date on which the notice to the Congress under paragraph (2) is provided, unless the Congress extends the authorities of the Special Trustee. For the purposes of this section, a legislative day is a day on which either House of the Congress is in session. SEC. 303. AUTHORITIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SPECIAL TRUSTEE. 25 USC 4043. (a) COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.— (1) IN GENERAL. —The Special Trustee shall prepare and, after consultation with Indian tribes and appropriate Indian organizations, submit to the Secretary and the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Indian Affairs of the Senate, within one year after the initial appointment is made under section 302(b), a comprehensive strategic plan for all phases of the trust management business cycle that will ensure proper and efficient discharge of the Secretary's trust responsibilities to Indian tribes and individual Indians in compliance with this Act. (2) PLAN REQUIREMENTS. —The plan prepared under paragraph (1) shall include the following: (A) Identification of all reforms to the policies, procedures, practices and systems of the Department, the Bureau, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Minerals Management Service necessary to ensure the proper and efficient discharge of the Secretary's trust responsibilities in compliance with this Act. (B) Provisions for opportunities for Indian tribes to assist in the management of their trust accounts and to identify for the Secretary options for the investment of their trust accounts, in a manner consistent with the trust responsibilities of the Secretary, in ways that will help promote economic development in their communities. (C) A timetable for implementing the reforms identified in the plan, including a date for the proposed termination of the Office. (b) DUTIES.— (1) GENERAL OVERSIGHT OF REFORM EFFORTS. —The Special Trustee shall oversee all reform efforts within the Bureau, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Minerals Management Service relating to the trust responsibilities of the Secretary to ensure the establishment of policies, procedures, systems and practices to allow the Secretary to discharge his trust responsibilities in compliance with this Act. (2) BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS.— (A) MONITOR RECONCILIATION OF TRUST ACCOUNTS. — The Special Trustee shall monitor the reconciliation of tribal and Individual Indian Money trust accounts to ensure that the Bureau provides the account holders, with a fair and accurate accounting of all trust accounts. (B) INVESTMENTS.—The Special Trustee shall ensure that the Bureau establishes appropriate policies and proce-