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   and  (3) and inserting periods at  the end of each such paragraph;


      (3) adding the following new paragraph after paragraph (4):

      "(5) An agency of an Indian tribe.".

   (b) Definition of Indian Tribe.-Section  302 of the Clean  Air Act

(42 U.S.C.  7602) is amended by  adding new subsection (r)  to read as


   "(r)  Indian  Tribe.-The  term `Indian  tribe'  means  any  Indian

tribe,  band, nation, or other organized group or community, including

any  Alaska Native village, which  is Federally recognized as eligible

for the special programs and services provided by the United States to

Indians because of their status as Indians.".

   (c)  SIPS.-Section 110 of  the Clean  Air Act (42  U.S.C. 7410) is

amended by adding the following new subsection after subsection (n):

   "(o) Indian Tribes.-If  an Indian tribe submits  an implementation

plan to the Administrator  pursuant to section 301(d), the  plan shall

be reviewed in accordance with the provisions  for review set forth in

this  section  for  State  plans,  except  as  otherwise  provided  by

regulation promulgated  pursuant to section 301(d)(2).  When such plan

becomes effective in accordance with the regulations promulgated under

section  301(d), the plan shall become applicable to all areas (except

as  expressly provided  otherwise  in  the  plan) located  within  the

exterior boundaries  of the reservation, notwithstanding  the issuance

of  any  patent  and   including  rights-of-way  running  through  the


   (d) Tribal Authority.-Section  301 of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C.

7601)  is amended  by  adding at  the end  thereof  the following  new


   "(d) Tribal Authority.-(1) Subject to the  provisions of paragraph

(2), the Administrator-

      "(A)  is authorized to treat Indian tribes as States under this

   Act, except  for purposes of the  requirement that makes available

   for  application by each State no less  than one-half of 1 percent

   of annual appropriations under section 105; and

      "(B)  may provide  any  such Indian  tribe  grant and  contract

   assistance to carry out functions provided by this Act.

   "(2)  The Administrator  shall  promulgate regulations  within  18

months after the date of the enactment of the Clean Air Act Amendments

of  1990, specifying  those provisions  of this  Act for  which  it is

appropriate  to treat Indian tribes as States. Such treatment shall be

authorized only if-

      "(A) the  Indian  tribe  has  a  governing  body  carrying  out

   substantial governmental duties and powers;

      "(B)  the functions to be exercised by the Indian tribe pertain

   to  the  management  and protection  of  air resources  within the

   exterior boundaries of  the reservation or other  areas within the

   tribe's jurisdiction; and

      "(C)  the Indian tribe is reasonably expected to be capable, in

   the judgment of the  Administrator, of carrying out the  functions

   to  be  exercised  in  a  manner  consistent  with  the  terms and

   purposes of this Act and all applicable regulations.

   "(3)  The Administrator may promulgate regulations which establish

the  elements  of  tribal  implementation  plans  and  procedures  for

approval or  disapproval of  tribal implementation plans  and portions


   "(4) In  any case in which  the Administrator  determines that the

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