Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2010 or Calendar Year 2010, 918 [E9-194]

Download as PDF 918 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 6 / Friday, January 9, 2009 / Notices except for legal holidays. Please note that all comments received will be available for public review for 2 weeks after comment period closes. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information— may be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. All comments from organizations or representatives will be available for review. We may withhold comments from review for other reasons. OMB Control Number: 1076–0143. Type of review: Renewal. Title: Tribal Self-Governance Program, 25 CFR Part 1000. Brief Description of Collection: The collection involves a voluntary submission by respondents and is intended to inform Congress of activities undertaken under Tribal SelfGovernance. It also involves a mandatory submission by respondents who request to be selected to begin participation in Tribal Self-Governance. Respondents: Tribes and tribal consortia wishing to enter into a selfgovernance compact and funding agreement. Number of Respondents: 106. Estimated Time per Response: 42 Hours. Frequency of Response: Annually. Total Annual Burden to Respondents: 11,202. Dated: December 17, 2008. Sanjeev ‘‘Sonny’’ Bhagowalia, Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E9–169 Filed 1–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–XN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal SelfGovernance Program in Fiscal Year 2010 or Calendar Year 2010 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of Self-Governance, Interior. ACTION: Notice of application deadline. SUMMARY: In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a March 2, 2009, deadline for Indian tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2010 or calendar year 2010. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:16 Jan 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 DATES: Completed application packages must be received by the Director, Office of Self-Governance, by March 2, 2009. ADDRESSES: Application packages for inclusion in the applicant pool should be sent to Sharee M. Freeman, Director, Office of Self-Governance, Department of the Interior, Mail Stop 355–G–SIB, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kenneth D. Reinfeld, Office of SelfGovernance, Telephone 202–208–5734. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Tribal Self-Governance Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103–413), as amended by the Fiscal Year 1997 Omnibus Appropriations Bill (Pub. L. 104–208), the Director, Office of Self-Governance may select up to 50 additional participating tribes/consortia per year for the tribal self-governance program, and negotiate and enter into a written funding agreement with each participating tribe. The Act mandates that the Secretary submit copies of the funding agreements at least 90 days before the proposed effective date to the appropriate committees of the Congress and to each tribe that is served by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) agency that is serving the tribe that is a party to the funding agreement. Initial negotiations with a tribe/consortium located in a region and/or agency which has not previously been involved with self-governance negotiations, will take approximately 2 months from start to finish. Agreements for an October 1 to September 30 funding year need to be signed and submitted by July 1. Agreements for a January 1 to December 31 funding year need to be signed and submitted by October 1. Purpose of Notice 25 CFR parts 1000.10 to 1000.31 will be used to govern the application and selection process for tribes/consortia to begin their participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2010 and calendar year 2010. Applicants should be guided by the requirements in these subparts in preparing their applications. Copies of these subparts may be obtained from the information contact person identified in this notice. Tribes/consortia wishing to be considered for participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2010 or calendar year 2010 must respond to this notice, except for those tribes/consortia which are: (1) Currently involved in negotiations with the Department; (2) one of the 96 tribal entities with signed agreements; or (3) one of the tribal entities already PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 included in the applicant pool as of the date of this notice. Dated: December 24, 2008. George T. Skibine, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E9–194 Filed 1–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W8–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Land Acquisitions; Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Washington AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Final Agency Determination to take land into trust under 25 CFR Part 151. SUMMARY: The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 22.00 acres of land into trust for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Washington on December 12, 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 L. Hart, Acting Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Bureau of Indian Affairs, MS–3657 MIB, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; Telephone (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published to comply with the requirements of 25 CFR 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 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 December 12, 2008, the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development decided to accept approximately 22.00 acres of land into trust for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Washington under the authority of the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, 25 U.S.C. 465. The 22.00 acres are located within the exterior boundaries of the Muckleshoot Indian E:\FR\FM\09JAN1.SGM 09JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin 
Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2010 
or Calendar Year 2010

AGENCY: Office of Self-Governance, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of application deadline.

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SUMMARY: In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) 
establishes a March 2, 2009, deadline for Indian tribes/consortia to 
submit completed applications to begin participation in the tribal 
self-governance program in fiscal year 2010 or calendar year 2010.

DATES: Completed application packages must be received by the Director, 
Office of Self-Governance, by March 2, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Application packages for inclusion in the applicant pool 
should be sent to Sharee M. Freeman, Director, Office of Self-
Governance, Department of the Interior, Mail Stop 355-G-SIB, 1951 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kenneth D. Reinfeld, Office of 
Self-Governance, Telephone 202-208-5734.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Tribal Self-Governance Act of 1994 
(Pub. L. 103-413), as amended by the Fiscal Year 1997 Omnibus 
Appropriations Bill (Pub. L. 104-208), the Director, Office of Self-
Governance may select up to 50 additional participating tribes/
consortia per year for the tribal self-governance program, and 
negotiate and enter into a written funding agreement with each 
participating tribe. The Act mandates that the Secretary submit copies 
of the funding agreements at least 90 days before the proposed 
effective date to the appropriate committees of the Congress and to 
each tribe that is served by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) agency 
that is serving the tribe that is a party to the funding agreement. 
Initial negotiations with a tribe/consortium located in a region and/or 
agency which has not previously been involved with self-governance 
negotiations, will take approximately 2 months from start to finish. 
Agreements for an October 1 to September 30 funding year need to be 
signed and submitted by July 1. Agreements for a January 1 to December 
31 funding year need to be signed and submitted by October 1.

Purpose of Notice

    25 CFR parts 1000.10 to 1000.31 will be used to govern the 
application and selection process for tribes/consortia to begin their 
participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2010 
and calendar year 2010. Applicants should be guided by the requirements 
in these subparts in preparing their applications. Copies of these 
subparts may be obtained from the information contact person identified 
in this notice.
    Tribes/consortia wishing to be considered for participation in the 
tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2010 or calendar year 
2010 must respond to this notice, except for those tribes/consortia 
which are: (1) Currently involved in negotiations with the Department; 
(2) one of the 96 tribal entities with signed agreements; or (3) one of 
the tribal entities already included in the applicant pool as of the 
date of this notice.

    Dated: December 24, 2008.
George T. Skibine,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development--
Indian Affairs.
 [FR Doc. E9-194 Filed 1-8-09; 8:45 am]
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