Indian Gaming, 76513-76514 [2012-31180]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 249 / Friday, December 28, 2012 / Notices 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 Yulan Jin, Acting Chief, Division of Water and Power, Office of Trust Services, Mail Stop 4655—MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240; email: yulan.jin@BIA.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yulan Jin, 202–219–0941. You may review the information collection request 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 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns, operates, and maintains 15 irrigation projects that provide a service to the end user. To be able to properly bill for the services provided, the BIA must collect customer information to identify the individual responsible for repaying the government the costs of delivering the service, and billing for those costs. Additional information necessary for providing the service is the location of the service delivery. The Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 (DCIA) requires that certain information be collected from individuals and businesses doing business with the government. This information includes the taxpayer identification number for possible future use to recover delinquent debt. To implement the DCIA requirement to collect customer information, the BIA has included a section concerning the collection of information in its regulations governing its irrigation projects (25 CFR part 171). tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:15 Dec 27, 2012 Jkt 229001 76513 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. Estimated Time per Response: A range of 18 minutes to 6 hours, depending on the specific service being requested. Frequency of Response: On occasion through the irrigation season, averaging approximately 2 times per year. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 14,059 hours. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0141. Title: Water Request, 25 CFR 171. Brief Description of Collection: In order for irrigators to receive water deliveries, information is needed by the BIA to operate and maintain its irrigation projects and fulfill reporting requirements. Section 171.140 and other sections cited in section 171.40 of 25 CFR 171, [Irrigation] Operation and Maintenance, specifies the information collection requirement. Water users must apply for water delivery and for a number of other associated services, such as, subsidizing a farm unit, requesting leaching service, requesting water for domestic or stock purposes, building structures or fences in BIA rights-of-way, requesting payment plans on bills, establishing a carriage agreement with a third-party, negotiating irrigation incentives leases, and requesting an assessment waiver. The information to be collected includes: full legal name; correct mailing address; taxpayer identifying number; water delivery location; if subdividing a farm unit—a copy of the recorded plat or map of the subdivision where water will be delivered; the time and date of requested water delivery; duration of water delivery; amount of water delivered; rate of water flow; number of acres irrigated; crop statistics; any other agreements allowed under 25 CFR part 171; and any additional information required by the local project office that provides your service. The information water users submit is for the purpose of obtaining or retaining a benefit, namely irrigation water. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Water users of BIA irrigation project—individual and businesses. Number of Respondents: 6,539 per year. Number of Responses: 27,075 per year. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: December 20, 2012. John Ashley, Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2012–31306 Filed 12–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Gaming Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Approved Amended Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact taking effect. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice publishes the Approval of the Amended Tribal-State Compact between the SissetonWahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation and State of South Dakota DATES: Effective Date: December 28, 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. 2701 et seq., 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. On November 6, 2012, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation and State of South Dakota submitted an Amended Class III Tribal-State Compact for review and approval. The Amended Compact increases the number of authorized slot machines to a total of 750 slot machines at both of the Tribe’s casinos, and authorizes additional slot machines in stages up to a total of 850 slot machines by 2022. The Compact shall be reviewed by the Tribe and the State at 10-year intervals with automatic 10-year renewals if neither party objects. The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, through his delegated E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 76514 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 249 / Friday, December 28, 2012 / Notices authority, is publishing notice that the Amended Tribal-State Compact between the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation and State of South Dakota is now in effect. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Gaming Indian Gaming Dated: December 20, 2012. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice of Approved Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact taking effect. ACTION: [FR Doc. 2012–31180 Filed 12–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4N–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 taking effect. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice publishes the Approval of the Amendment to the Amended and Restated Tribal-State Compact for Regulation of Class III Gaming between the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and the State of Oregon, Amendment I. DATES: Effective Date: December 28, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: This notice publishes the Approval of the Tribal-State Compact between the State of Montana and the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Reservation. DATES: Effective Date: December 28, 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. 2701 et seq., 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. On November 14, 2012, the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Reservation (Tribe) and the State of Montana (State) submitted a Class III Tribal-State Compact for review and approval. The Compact increases the number of Video Gaming Machines from 76 to 816, and authorizes the operation of additional types of games including live poker and simulcast racing. The term of the Compact runs for 10 years from the date of this notice. The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, through his delegated authority, is publishing notice that the Tribal-State Compact between the State of Montana and the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Reservation is now in effect. Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA) Public Law 100–497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., 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. On November 19, 2012, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and the State of Oregon, submitted the Approval of the Amendment to the Amended and Restated Tribal-State Compact for Regulation of Class III Gaming Between the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and the State of Oregon, Amendment I (Amended Compact), for review and approval. The Amended Compact clarifies the definition of Video Lottery Terminal and adds a provision for the calculation of the authorized number of Video Lottery Terminals. The Amended Compact remains in effect until it is terminated through specific action. The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, through his delegated authroirty, is publishing notice that the Tribal-State Compact between the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and the State of Oregon is now in effect. Dated: December 20, 2012. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. Dated: December 20, 2012. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2012–31176 Filed 12–27–12; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2012–31177 Filed 12–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P BILLING CODE P VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:15 Dec 27, 2012 Jkt 229001 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: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Deemed Approved Amended Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact taking effect. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice publishes the Deemed Approved Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact between the State of California and the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians. DATES: Effective Date: December 28, 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. 2701 et seq., 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. On October 31, 2012, the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians and the State of California submitted Amendment I to the Class III compact approved on December 20, 2004. The Amendment increases the number of authorized gaming facilities to two, but only if the second gaming facility operates 25 or fewer gaming devices and reduces the total number of authorized gaming devices the Tribe is permitted to operate from 2,000 to no more than 1,250. Under the Amendment, if the Tribe, the County of Mendocino and others renegotiate various agreements to include certain terms, the Tribe may reduce its payments to the State on its first 350 gaming devices to zero for a period of up to six years, and thereafter the Tribe will pay a reduced rate for 251 or more gaming devices for the remaining term of the Amendment. The Amendment extends the term of the compact until December 31, 2032. The Amendment is considered to have been approved but only to the extent that the Amendment is consistent with the provisions of the IGRA. The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, through his delegated authority, is publishing notice that the Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact between the State of California and the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians is now in effect. E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76513-76514]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31180]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Indian Gaming

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

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

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SUMMARY: This notice publishes the Approval of the Amended Tribal-State 
Compact between the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse 
Reservation and State of South Dakota

DATES: Effective Date: December 28, 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. 2701 et 
seq., 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. On November 6, 
2012, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation and 
State of South Dakota submitted an Amended Class III Tribal-State 
Compact for review and approval. The Amended Compact increases the 
number of authorized slot machines to a total of 750 slot machines at 
both of the Tribe's casinos, and authorizes additional slot machines in 
stages up to a total of 850 slot machines by 2022.
    The Compact shall be reviewed by the Tribe and the State at 10-year 
intervals with automatic 10-year renewals if neither party objects. The 
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, 
through his delegated

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authority, is publishing notice that the Amended Tribal-State Compact 
between the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation 
and State of South Dakota is now in effect.

    Dated: December 20, 2012.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2012-31180 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
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