Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Gaming; Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans; Gaming on Trust Lands, 68812-68813 [2012-27902]

Download as PDF 68812 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 222 / Friday, November 16, 2012 / Notices Applicant: Azlin Taxidermy, Clute, TX; PRT–79576A The applicant request a permit to export the sport-hunted trophy of one addax (Addax nasomaculatus) and one scimitar horned oryx (oryx dammah) culled from a captive herd in the state of Texas, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Multiple Applicants The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Dale Watkins, Phoenix, AZ; PRT–89174A Applicant: Thomas Hoffmann, Little Rock, AR; PRT–89172A Applicant: Armand Brachman, Corcoran, MN; PRT–89040A Applicant: Brittany Phillips, Houston, TX; PRT–78891A Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2012–27937 Filed 11–15–12; 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 AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to OMB. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal 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 information collections expire November 30, 2012. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:43 Nov 15, 2012 Jkt 229001 Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 17, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collections to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Nancy Pierskalla, U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Gaming, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 3657, Washington, DC 20240; email: Nancy.Pierskalla@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Pierskalla, (202) 219–4066. You may review the information collection requests online at http:// www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the Interior collections under review by OMB. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATE: I. Abstract The 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 as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This information is necessary for the BIA, 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 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 displays a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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 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 E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 222 / Friday, November 16, 2012 / Notices 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 Hour Burden: 2,000 hours. Dated: November 8, 2012. John Ashley, Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2012–27902 Filed 11–15–12; 8:45 am] San Bernardino Base and Meridian, T. 18 S., R. 8 E., Sec. 3, S1⁄2SW1⁄4SE1⁄4 and S1⁄2SE1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 10, lot 9, N1⁄2NE1⁄4, and SE1⁄4NE1⁄4; Sec. 11, lot 12 and SW1⁄4NW1⁄4. The areas described aggregate 230.20 acres, according to the official plats of the surveys of the said lands, on file in the Bureau of Land Management. BILLING CODE 4310–4M–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [LLCAD07000 L12200000 PA0000] Notice of Closure of Airport Mesa/ Carizzo Creek Shooting Area in Eastern San Diego County, CA Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has closed approximately 210 acres of public land SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:43 Nov 15, 2012 Jkt 229001 described as the Airport Mesa/Carrizo Creek shooting area located in eastern San Diego County, California. The closure order prohibits recreational shooting and target practice. The use of firearms will continue to be allowed for hunting consistent with California Department of Fish and Game regulations and seasons. This closure order is necessary in order to protect U.S. Border Patrol agents as they perform their duties along the top of Airport Mesa. DATES: The closure order is effective as of June 19, 2012, until June 19, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Steward, BLM El Centro Field Office, 1661 S. 4th St., El Centro, CA 92243, telephone 760–337–4400. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM recognizes that recreational target shooting is a valid use of public lands, and seeks to balance this with the need to provide for public safety. The BLM El Centro Field Office prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for this temporary closure (DOI–BLM–CA– D070–2012–0058–EA). This 2-year temporary closure will allow the BLM to proceed through a land use plan amendment process and utilize public input to consider a permanent closure of the area and options for alternative shooting areas. The purpose of this closure order is to protect persons, property, and public land and resources, and the protection of U.S. Border Patrol agents as they perform their duties along the top of Airport Mesa. The closure order is in accordance with provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (Pub. L. 94–579, 90 stat. 2743, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et. seq.) and 43 CFR 8360.0–7. The order closes the following public lands in eastern San Diego County to recreational shooting and target practice: The following persons are exempt from the identified restrictions: (1) Federal, State, or local law enforcement officers, while engaged in the execution of their official duties; (2) BLM personnel or their representatives while engaged in the execution of their official duties; (3) Any member of an organized rescue, firefighting force, or emergency PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68813 medical services organization while in the performance of their official duties; (4) Any person in receipt of a written authorization of exemption obtained from the authorized officer; and (5) Any person with a legal California hunting license in their possession and in the legal act of hunting. This Notice and maps of the restricted area will be clearly posted at main entry points to the Airport Mesa shooting area and will also be available at the BLM El Centro Field Office. Authority: 43 CFR 8364.1; 43 CFR 8360.0– 7. Margaret L. Goodro, Field Manager. [FR Doc. 2012–27932 Filed 11–15–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAC07000 L13100000 EI0000 LXSIGEOT0000] Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report for the Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Development Project, CA Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA); the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended; and the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970 (CEQA); the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office, Bishop, California; the United States Forest Service (USFS) Inyo National Forest; and the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (GBUAPCD) (a California state agency) have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Development Project near the Town of Mammoth Lakes in Mono County, California. This notice announces the opening of the public comment period. DATES: To ensure comments will be considered, comments on the Draft EIS/ EIR must be received within 60 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes this Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. 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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 submission to OMB.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs is submitting to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal 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 
information collections expire November 30, 2012.

DATE: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 17, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collections to 
the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of 
Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395-5806 or you may send 
an email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your 
comments to Nancy Pierskalla, U.S. Department of the Interior, Office 
of Indian Gaming, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 3657, Washington, DC 
20240; email: Nancy.Pierskalla@bia.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Pierskalla, (202) 219-4066. You 
may review the information collection requests online at http://www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the 
Interior collections under review by OMB.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The 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 as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. This information is necessary for the BIA, 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 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 
displays 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 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 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

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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 Hour Burden: 2,000 hours.

    Dated: November 8, 2012.
John Ashley,
Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources.
[FR Doc. 2012-27902 Filed 11-15-12; 8:45 am]
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