Indian Gaming, 18041 [05-6986]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 67 / Friday, April 8, 2005 / Notices court order in National Coalition for the Homeless v. Veterans Administration, No. 88–2503–OG (D.D.C.), HUD publishes a Notice, on a weekly basis, identifying unutilized, underutilized, excess and surplus Federal buildings and real property that HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. Today’s Notice is for the purpose of announcing that no additional properties have been determined suitable or unsuitable this week. Dated: March 31, 2005. Mark R. Johnston, Director, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs. [FR Doc. 05–6720 Filed 4–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–29–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Gaming Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Approved Tribal-State Compacts. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice publishes approval of the Tribal-State Compacts between the State of Oklahoma and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the Cheyenne Arapaho Tribe. EFFECTIVE DATE: April 8, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George T. Skibine, Director, Office of Indian Gaming Management, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under Section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA), Public Law 100–497, 25 U.S.C. 2710, the Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. These Compacts authorize the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the Cheyenne Arapaho Tribe to engage in certain Class III gaming activities, provides for certain geographical exclusivity, limits the number of gaming machines at existing racetracks, and prohibits non-tribal operation of certain machines and covered games. Dated: March 25, 2005. Michael D. Olsen, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 05–6986 Filed 4–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P VerDate jul<14>2003 19:00 Apr 07, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WO–350–1430–PF–24 1A] Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004– 0012 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requests the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from States and local government agencies and from qualified nonprofit corporations and associations who submit an Application for Land for Recreation or Public Purposes (Form No. 2740–1) to obtain public lands and benefits for recreational and public purposes. The BLM uses the information to determine if an applicant meets the requirements of the Recreation and Public Purpose Act of June 14, 1926. DATES: You must submit your comments to BLM at the address below on or before June 7, 2005. BLM will not necessarily consider any comments received after the above date. ADDRESSES: You may mail comments to: Regulatory Affairs Group (WO–630), Eastern States Office, 7450 Boston Blvd., Springfield, Virginia 22153. You may send comments via Internet to: WOComment@blm.gov. Please include: ‘‘ATTN: 1004–0012’’ and your name and address with your comments. You may deliver comments to the Bureau of Land Management, Administrative Record, Room 401, 1620 L Street, NW., Washington, DC. Comments will be available for public review at the L Street address during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.) Monday through Friday. FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Alzata L. Ransom, Lands and Realty Group, on (202) 452–7772 (Commercial or FTS). Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) on 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact Ms. Ransom. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 5 CFR 1320.12(a) requires that we provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning a collection of information to solicit comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18041 functioning of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of our estimates of the information collection burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions we use; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the information collection burden on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Recreation and Public Purpose Act (R&PP) of June 14, 1926, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to lease or convey certain public lands to States and local government agencies, and to qualified nonprofit corporations and associations for recreational and public purposes under specified conditions. The term ‘‘public purpose’’ means providing facilities or services for the benefit of the public in connection with, but not limited to, public health, safety, or welfare. We permit use of lands or facilities for habitation, cultivation, trade, or manufacturing only when necessary for an integral to the essential part of public purpose. 43 CFR part 2740 regulations provide guidelines to lease or convey public lands under the Act. The Act applies to all public lands, except lands within national forests, national parks and monuments, national wildlife refuges, Indian lands, and acquired lands. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 67 (Friday, April 8, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 18041]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-6986]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Indian Gaming

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Approved Tribal-State Compacts.

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SUMMARY: This notice publishes approval of the Tribal-State Compacts 
between the State of Oklahoma and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the 
Cheyenne Arapaho Tribe.

EFFECTIVE DATE: April 8, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George T. Skibine, Director, Office of 
Indian Gaming Management, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary--
Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under Section 11 of the Indian Gaming 
Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA), Public Law 100-497, 25 U.S.C. 2710, the 
Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register notice 
of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class 
III gaming activities on Indian lands. These Compacts authorize the 
Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the Cheyenne Arapaho Tribe to engage in 
certain Class III gaming activities, provides for certain geographical 
exclusivity, limits the number of gaming machines at existing 
racetracks, and prohibits non-tribal operation of certain machines and 
covered games.

    Dated: March 25, 2005.
Michael D. Olsen,
Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 05-6986 Filed 4-7-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-4N-P