Indian Gaming, 58617 [E8-23710]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 195 / Tuesday, October 7, 2008 / Notices Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Hour’’ Burden: We estimate the public reporting burden to be 36 hours per response. This includes 24 hours per applicant to prepare and submit the application; and 12 hours (total) per grantee to complete the interim and final technical reports. Annual Burden Hours: 1656. Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’: We have not identified any ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB approves a collection of information, you are not obligated to respond. 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Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. To comply with the public process, we publish this Federal Register notice announcing that we will submit this ICR to OMB for approval. The notice provided the required 60 day public comment period. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:23 Oct 06, 2008 Jkt 217001 USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer: Phadrea D. Ponds 970–226–9445. Dated: October 1, 2008. John E. Schefter, Water Resources Research Act Program Coordinator. [FR Doc. E8–23646 Filed 10–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Gaming Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Tribal—State Class III Gaming Compact taking effect. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This publishes notice of the 2008 Class III Gaming Compact between the Nez Perce Tribe and the State of Idaho taking effect. DATES: Effective Date: October 7, 2008 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula L. Hart, Acting Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 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. This Compact is entered into in connection with the state lottery litigation between the parties and thus presents unique circumstances resulting in our decision to neither approve nor disapprove the Compact within the 45-day statutory time frame. Dated: September 26, 2008. George T. Skibine, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development. [FR Doc. E8–23710 Filed 10–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Land Acquisitions; Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake, CA Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Final Agency Determination to take land into trust under 25 CFR part 151. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58617 SUMMARY: The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 11.24 acres of land into trust for the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake of California on September 8, 2008. This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs by 209 Departmental Manual 8.1. The duties of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs were delegated to the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development on May 23, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Hart, Office of Indian Gaming, MS–3657 MIB, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; Telephone (202) 219–4066. This notice is published to comply with the requirement of 25 CFR part 151.12(b) that notice be given to the public of the Secretary’s decision to acquire land in trust at least 30 days prior to signatory acceptance of the land into trust. The purpose of the 30-day waiting period in 25 CFR part 151.12(b) is to afford interested parties the opportunity to seek judicial review of final administrative decisions to take land in trust for Indian tribes and individual Indians before transfer of title to the property occurs. On September 8, 2008, the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development decided to accept approximately 11.24 acres of land into trust for the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake of California under the authority of the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, 25 U.S.C. 465. The 11.24 acres are located in Upper Lake, Lake County, California. The parcel will be used for the development and operation of a class II and class III gaming facility. The land proposed for acquisition is referred to herein below and is situated the unincorporated area, County of Lake, State of California, and is described as follows: All that property within a portion of Section 7, Township 15 North, Range 9 West, M.D.B. & M., in the County of Lake, State of California, and being a portion of those lands described by those Grant Deeds to Luna GamingUpper Lake LLC, one filed February 15, 2006 as Document Number 2006003927, and one filed February 17, 2006 as Document Number 2006004152, Lake County Records, described as the following three parcels: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Indian Gaming

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Tribal--State Class III Gaming Compact taking effect.

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SUMMARY: This publishes notice of the 2008 Class III Gaming Compact 
between the Nez Perce Tribe and the State of Idaho taking effect.

DATES: Effective Date: October 7, 2008

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula L. Hart, Acting Director, Office 
of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 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. This Compact is entered into in 
connection with the state lottery litigation between the parties and 
thus presents unique circumstances resulting in our decision to neither 
approve nor disapprove the Compact within the 45-day statutory time 
frame.

    Dated: September 26, 2008.
George T. Skibine,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development.
 [FR Doc. E8-23710 Filed 10-6-08; 8:45 am]
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