Indian Gaming, 76514-76515 [2012-31181]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 249 / Friday, December 28, 2012 / Notices Dated: December 20, 2012. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2012–31181 Filed 12–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meetings. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee will meet as indicated below. DATES: Meetings: The meetings will be held as follows: Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Friday, January 25, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Wah Zha Zhi Cultural Center, 1449 W. Main, Pawhuska, Oklahoma 74056. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Eddie Streater, Designated Federal Officer, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Wewoka Agency, P.O. Box 1540, Seminole, OK 74818; telephone (405) 257–6250; fax (405) 257–3875; or email osageregneg@bia.gov. Additional Committee information can be found at: http://www.bia.gov/osageregneg. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 14, 2011, the United States and the Osage Nation (formerly known as the Osage Tribe) signed a Settlement Agreement to resolve litigation regarding alleged mismanagement of the Osage Nation’s oil and gas mineral estate, among other claims. As part of the Settlement Agreement, the parties agreed that it would be mutually beneficial ‘‘to address means of improving the trust management of the Osage Mineral Estate, the Osage Tribal Trust Account, and Other Osage Accounts.’’ Settlement Agreement, Paragraph 1.i. The parties agreed that a review and revision of the existing regulations is warranted to better assist the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in managing the Osage Mineral Estate. The parties agreed to engage in a negotiated rulemaking for this purpose. Settlement Agreement, Paragraph 9.b. After the Committee submits its report, BIA will develop a proposed rule to be published in the Federal Register. Meeting Agenda: The meeting agenda will include (1) Welcome and VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:15 Dec 27, 2012 Jkt 229001 Introduction; (2) Overview of prior meeting and action tracking; (3) Members’ round robin to share information and identify key issues to be addressed; (4) Committee Members’ review and discussion of subcommittee activities; (5) Future Committee activities; (6) Public comments which will be scheduled for 45 minutes in the morning and again in the afternoon; and (7) closing remarks. The final agenda will be posted on www.bia.gov/ osagenegreg prior to each meeting. Public Input: All Committee meetings are open to the public. Interested members of the public may present, either orally or through written comments, information for the Committee to consider during the public meeting. Written comments should be submitted, prior to, during, or after the meeting, to Mr. Eddie Streater, Designated Federal Officer, preferably via email, at osagenegneg@bia.gov, or by U.S. mail to: Mr. Eddie Streater, Designated Federal Officer, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Wewoka Agency, P.O. Box 1540, Seminole, OK 74818. Due to time constraints during the meeting, the Committee is not able to read written public comments submitted into the record. Individuals or groups requesting to make oral comments at the public Committee meeting will be limited to 5 minutes per speaker. Speakers who wish to expand their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak, but could not be accommodated during the public comment period, are encouraged to submit their comments in written form to the Committee after the meeting at the address provided above. There will be a sign-up sheet at the meeting for those wishing to speak during the public comment period. The meeting location is open to the public. Space is limited, however, so we strongly encourage all interested in attending to preregister by submitting your name and contact information via email to Mr. Eddie Streater at osageregneg@bia.gov. Persons with disabilities requiring special services, such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Mr. Streater at (405) 257–6250 at least seven calendar days prior to the meeting. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to meet this deadline. Dated: December 19, 2012. Michael S. Black, Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2012–31329 Filed 12–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76515 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAK930000.L13100000.DS0000] Notice of Availability of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Final Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Alaska State Office, is issuing the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR–A) Final Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (IAP/EIS). DATES: The Final IAP/EIS is available to the public. After 30 days, the BLM will issue a Record of Decision (ROD). ADDRESSES: Requests for information regarding the Final IAP/EIS, or for copies of the document in either CD or paper format, may be sent to Jim Ducker (907–271–3130) or Serena Sweet (907– 271–4543), Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office (AK931), 222 West 7th Avenue #13, Anchorage, AK 99513–7599. The Final IAP/EIS is available on the BLM-Alaska Web site at http:www.blm.gov/ak. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Ducker or Serena Sweet, BLM Alaska State Office, 907–271–3130 and 907– 271–4543, respectively. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339 to contact one of the above individuals during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This IAP/ EIS will result in a ROD that will supersede the Northwest NPR–A IAP ROD (signed January 22, 2004) and the Northeast NPR–A Supplemental IAP ROD (signed July 16, 2008) and may amend the Colville River Special Area Management Plan (signed July 18, 2008). The Final IAP/EIS offers five alternatives for future management of the nearly 23-million-acre NPR–A. Unlike the Draft IAP/EIS published March 30, 2012, the Final IAP/EIS includes a Preferred Alternative. The Preferred Alternative, designated Alternative B–2, most closely resembles Alternative B in the Draft IAP/EIS, particularly the decisions to open public lands for oil and gas leasing and to expand Special Areas. The Preferred E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76514-76515]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31181]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Indian Gaming

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

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

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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.


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    Dated: December 20, 2012.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2012-31181 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
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