Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

Section 105(l)

Entering Into a Section 105(l) Agreement with BIA and IHS

Potential questions/topics for Tribal officials and technical experts: 

  • Overview of Section 105(l) agreements (legal authority)
  • Examples of successful use of Section 105(l) agreements.
  • Why did the Tribe decide to pursue a Section 105(l) agreement?
  • What, if any, roadblocks should be addressed to streamline the process?
  • What are the recognized benefits from entering into a Section 105(l) agreement?

Potential questions/topics for IHS/BIA officials: 

  • What is the process for entering into a Section 105(l) agreement at IHS?
  • Current status on use of Section 105(l) within IHS?
  • Update on any issues associated with Section 105(l) in IHS.
  • What is the process for entering into a Section 105(l) agreement at BIA?
  • Current status on use of Section 105(l) within BIA?
  • Updates from the Section 105(l) listening sessions.

*Note: these are intended to provide guidance. Additional topics are welcome.