Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Gaming; Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans; Gaming on Trust Lands, 45370-45371 [2012-18682]

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[FR Doc. 2012–18638 Filed 7–30–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Gaming; Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans; Gaming on Trust Lands Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Class III Gaming Procedures authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0149, Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0152, and Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988 authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0158. These SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 147 / Tuesday, July 31, 2012 / Notices information collections expire November 30, 2012. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 1, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to Paula Hart, U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Gaming, 1849 C Street, NW., Mail Stop 3657, Washington, DC 20240; email: Paula.Hart@BIA.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Hart, 202–219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract The Acting Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the Class III Gaming Procedures, Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, and Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988, as we prepare to renew these collections are required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This information is necessary for the Office of Indian Gaming, to ensure that the applicable requirements for IGRA, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., are met with regard to Class III gaming procedures, tribal revenue allocation plans, and applications for gaming on trust lands acquired after October 17, 1988. II. Request for Comments The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents. Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Before including your address, phone number, email 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 us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:48 Jul 30, 2012 Jkt 226001 cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0149. Title: Class III Gaming Procedures, 25 CFR Part 291. Brief Description of Collection: The collection of information will ensure that the provisions of IGRA and other applicable requirements are met when federally recognized tribes submit Class III procedures for review and approval by the Secretary of the Interior. Sections 291.4, 291.10, 291.12 and 291.15 of 25 CFR Part 291, Class III Gaming Procedures, specify the information collection requirement. An Indian tribe must ask the Secretary to issue Class III gaming procedures. The information to be collected includes: the name of the tribe, the name of the State, tribal documents, State documents, regulatory schemes, the proposed procedures, and other documents deemed necessary. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Federally recognized Indian tribes. Number of Respondents: 12. Estimated Time per Response: 320 hours. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 3,840 hours. * * * * * OMB Control Number: 1076–0152. Title: Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, 25 CFR Part 290. Brief Description of Collection: An Indian tribe must ask the Secretary to approve a tribal revenue allocation plan. In order for Indian tribes to distribute net gaming revenues in the form of per capita payments, information is needed by the BIA to ensure that tribal revenue allocation plans include (1) Assurances that certain statutory requirements are met, (2) a breakdown of the specific used to which net gaming revenues will be allocated, (3) eligibility requirements for participation, (4) tax liability notification, and (5) the assurance of the protection and preservation of the per capita share of minors and legal incompetents. Sections 290.12, 290.17, 290.24 and 290.26 of 25 CFR Part 290, Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, specify the information collection requirement. The information to be collected includes: the name of the tribe, tribal documents, the allocation plan, and other documents deemed necessary. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Federally recognized Indian tribes. Number of Respondents: 20. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45371 Estimated Time per Response: 100 hours. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 2,000 hours. OMB Control Number: 1076–0158. Title: Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988, 25 CFR part 292. Brief Description of Collection: The collection of information will ensure that the provisions of IGRA, Federal law, and the trust obligations of the United States are met when federally recognized tribes submit an application under 25 CFR Part 292. The applications covered by this OMB Control No. are those seeking a secretarial determination that a gaming establishment on land acquired in trust after October 17, 1988 would be in the best interest of the Indian tribe and its members, and would not be detrimental to the surround community. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Federally recognized Indian tribes. Number of Respondents: 2. Estimated Time per Response: 1,000 hours. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,000 hours. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: $0. Dated: July 17, 2012. Alvin Foster, Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2012–18682 Filed 7–30–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4M–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Gaming Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Approved Tribal— State Class III Gaming Compact. AGENCY: This notice publishes an extension of Gaming between the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: July 31, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, 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 E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Gaming; 
Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans; Gaming on Trust Lands

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Acting Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the 
renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the 
collection of information for Class III Gaming Procedures authorized by 
OMB Control Number 1076-0149, Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans 
authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0152, and Gaming on Trust Lands 
Acquired After October 17, 1988 authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-
0158. These

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information collections expire November 30, 2012.

DATES: Submit comments on or before October 1, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to 
Paula Hart, U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Gaming, 
1849 C Street, NW., Mail Stop 3657, Washington, DC 20240; email: 
Paula.Hart@BIA.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Hart, 202-219-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Acting Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs is seeking comments 
on the Class III Gaming Procedures, Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, 
and Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988, as we 
prepare to renew these collections are required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. This information is necessary for the Office of 
Indian Gaming, to ensure that the applicable requirements for IGRA, 25 
U.S.C. 2701 et seq., are met with regard to Class III gaming 
procedures, tribal revenue allocation plans, and applications for 
gaming on trust lands acquired after October 17, 1988.

II. Request for Comments

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) requests your comments on this 
collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection 
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the 
collection of information, including the validity of the methodology 
and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways we could 
minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the 
respondents.
    Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid OMB Control Number.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Before 
including your address, phone number, email 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 us in your 
comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public 
review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0149.
    Title: Class III Gaming Procedures, 25 CFR Part 291.
    Brief Description of Collection: The collection of information will 
ensure that the provisions of IGRA and other applicable requirements 
are met when federally recognized tribes submit Class III procedures 
for review and approval by the Secretary of the Interior. Sections 
291.4, 291.10, 291.12 and 291.15 of 25 CFR Part 291, Class III Gaming 
Procedures, specify the information collection requirement. An Indian 
tribe must ask the Secretary to issue Class III gaming procedures. The 
information to be collected includes: the name of the tribe, the name 
of the State, tribal documents, State documents, regulatory schemes, 
the proposed procedures, and other documents deemed necessary.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Federally recognized Indian tribes.
    Number of Respondents: 12.
    Estimated Time per Response: 320 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 3,840 hours.
* * * * *
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0152.
    Title: Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, 25 CFR Part 290.
    Brief Description of Collection: An Indian tribe must ask the 
Secretary to approve a tribal revenue allocation plan. In order for 
Indian tribes to distribute net gaming revenues in the form of per 
capita payments, information is needed by the BIA to ensure that tribal 
revenue allocation plans include (1) Assurances that certain statutory 
requirements are met, (2) a breakdown of the specific used to which net 
gaming revenues will be allocated, (3) eligibility requirements for 
participation, (4) tax liability notification, and (5) the assurance of 
the protection and preservation of the per capita share of minors and 
legal incompetents. Sections 290.12, 290.17, 290.24 and 290.26 of 25 
CFR Part 290, Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, specify the information 
collection requirement. The information to be collected includes: the 
name of the tribe, tribal documents, the allocation plan, and other 
documents deemed necessary.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Federally recognized Indian tribes.
    Number of Respondents: 20.
    Estimated Time per Response: 100 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 2,000 hours.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0158.
    Title: Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988, 25 
CFR part 292.
    Brief Description of Collection: The collection of information will 
ensure that the provisions of IGRA, Federal law, and the trust 
obligations of the United States are met when federally recognized 
tribes submit an application under 25 CFR Part 292. The applications 
covered by this OMB Control No. are those seeking a secretarial 
determination that a gaming establishment on land acquired in trust 
after October 17, 1988 would be in the best interest of the Indian 
tribe and its members, and would not be detrimental to the surround 
community.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Federally recognized Indian tribes.
    Number of Respondents: 2.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1,000 hours.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,000 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: $0.

    Dated: July 17, 2012.
Alvin Foster,
Assistant Director for Information Resources.
[FR Doc. 2012-18682 Filed 7-30-12; 8:45 am]
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