Notice of Acceptance of Retrocession of Jurisdiction for the Santee Sioux Nation, NE, 7994 [06-1437]

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We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This document is published under the authority of the Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Dated: January 31, 2006. Cynthia K. Dohner, Acting Regional Director, Southeast Region. [FR Doc. E6–2134 Filed 2–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Notice of Acceptance of Retrocession of Jurisdiction for the Santee Sioux Nation, NE AGENCY: ACTION: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Notice. SUMMARY: Pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Executive Order No. 11435 of November 21, 1968 (33 FR 17339), and redelegated to the Associate Deputy Secretary, I hereby accept at 12:01 a.m. CST, February 15, 2006, retrocession to the United States of civil and criminal jurisdiction over the Santee Sioux Nation, which was acquired by the State of Nebraska, pursuant to Public Law 83– 280, 67 Stat. 588, 18 U.S.C. 1162, 28 U.S.C. 1360. The retrocession herein accepted was offered by Legislative Resolution 17 by the legislature of the State of Nebraska on May 31, 2001, and transmitted to the Secretary on November 13, 2001. By Resolution No. 2001–12 dated December 20, 2000, the Santee Sioux Nation requested that the State of Nebraska retrocede civil and criminal jurisdiction to the United States. Mr. Christopher B. Chaney, Deputy Bureau Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Law Enforcement Services, 1849 C Street, NW., Mail Stop 2429, Washington, DC 20240, Telephone number (202) 208–5787. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: February 8, 2006. James E. Cason, Associate Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–1437 Filed 2–10–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–G6–P E:\FR\FM\15FEN1.SGM 15FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 31 (Wednesday, February 15, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Notice of Acceptance of Retrocession of Jurisdiction for the 
Santee Sioux Nation, NE

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of the 
Interior by Executive Order No. 11435 of November 21, 1968 (33 FR 
17339), and redelegated to the Associate Deputy Secretary, I hereby 
accept at 12:01 a.m. CST, February 15, 2006, retrocession to the United 
States of civil and criminal jurisdiction over the Santee Sioux Nation, 
which was acquired by the State of Nebraska, pursuant to Public Law 83-
280, 67 Stat. 588, 18 U.S.C. 1162, 28 U.S.C. 1360.
    The retrocession herein accepted was offered by Legislative 
Resolution 17 by the legislature of the State of Nebraska on May 31, 
2001, and transmitted to the Secretary on November 13, 2001. By 
Resolution No. 2001-12 dated December 20, 2000, the Santee Sioux Nation 
requested that the State of Nebraska retrocede civil and criminal 
jurisdiction to the United States.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Christopher B. Chaney, Deputy 
Bureau Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Law Enforcement 
Services, 1849 C Street, NW., Mail Stop 2429, Washington, DC 20240, 
Telephone number (202) 208-5787.

    Dated: February 8, 2006.
James E. Cason,
Associate Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 06-1437 Filed 2-10-06; 8:45 am]
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