2019- CRS: 2018 Farm Bill Primer: Support for Indian Tribes

“The enacted farm bill provides authority, pursuant to P.L. 93-638 (ISDEAA), for a federally recognized Indian tribe or tribal organization to enter into contracts and compacts with USDA to administer and transfer funding for specified programs that, in the
absence of such contracts and compacts, would be administered by USDA for the tribe or tribal organization.”