Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

Legislative Resources

Select Laws & Regulations Related to Tribal Self-Governance

Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (ISDEAA)

Summary of the ISDEAA Amendments of 1988


ISDEAA Amendments of 1994

Tribal Self-Governance Amendments of 2000


PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act (2020)

Alaska Native and American Indian Direct Reimbursement Act

  • This Act amended the IHCIA to make permanent the demonstration program that allows for direct billing of Medicare, Medicaid, and other third party payers, and to expand the eligibility under such program to other tribes and tribal organizations.

Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act

Indian Healthcare Improvement Act

  • The cornerstone legal authority for the provision of health care to American Indians and Alaska Natives, was made permanent when President Obama signed the bill on March 23, 2010, as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Snyder Act (1921)

  • An Act authorizing appropriations and expenditures for the administration of Indian affairs, and for other purposes.