Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Gaming; Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans; Gaming on Trust Lands, 55147-55148 [2015-22960]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 177 / Monday, September 14, 2015 / Notices request for modification or assignment or upon a trespass violation. Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 15 minutes to 3 hours. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 108,975 hours. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $1,813,000. of Indian Gaming, to ensure that the applicable requirements for the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (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. Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. II. Request for Comments [FR Doc. 2015–22962 Filed 9–11–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [156A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] 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 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 information collections expire January 31, 2016. DATES: Submit comments on or before November 13, 2015. 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: indiangaming@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Hart, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 are required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This information is necessary for the Office VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Sep 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55147 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. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. OMB Control Number: 1076–0152. Title: Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, 25 CFR 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 uses 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. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. OMB Control Number: 1076–0158. Title: Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988, 25 CFR 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 E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1 55148 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 177 / Monday, September 14, 2015 / Notices best interest of the Indian tribe and its members, and would not be detrimental to the surrounding 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 Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–22960 Filed 9–11–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [156A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] Revision of Agency Information Collection for Indian Reservation Roads Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to OMB. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for approval for the collection of information for Indian Reservation Roads (IRR). The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0161, which expires September 30, 2015. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 14, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection 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: Mr. LeRoy Gishi, Chief, Division of Transportation, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., MS–4513–MIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 208–4696; email: LeRoy.Gishi@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. LeRoy Gishi, (202) 513–7711. You may review the information collection request online at http:// www.reginfo.gov. Follow the tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Sep 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 instructions to review Department of the Interior collections under review by OMB. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Bureau of Indian Affairs is currently in the process of revising the regulations governing the Indian Reservations Roads (IRR) program. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on December 19, 2014 (79 FR 76192), which will update the Indian Reservation Roads program to the Tribal Transportation Program. The request for approval for this information collection does not include the suggestions and feedback on the proposed regulations, but instead will allow current participants to submit information required under the current regulations, pending the finalization and effective date of any revisions. In addition, there is a reduction in burden hours due to the elimination of the IRR High Priority Projects program under 23 U.S.C. 202(b)(3)(ii). All other programs identified under 25 CFR part 170 are valid. For this reason, the BIA is requesting approval for the revision to the information collection conducted under 25 CFR part 170. This collection allows federally recognized tribal governments to participate in the Indian Reservation Roads (IRR) program as defined in 25 U.S.C. 202. The information collection determines the allocation of the IRR program funds to Indian tribes as described in 25 U.S.C. 202(b). II. Request for Comments On June 10, 2015, BIA published a notice announcing the renewal of this information collection and provided a 60-day comment period in the Federal Register (80 FR 32976). There were no comments received in response to this notice. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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: 1076–0161. Title: Indian Reservation Roads, 25 CFR part 170. Brief Description of Collection: Some of the information such as the road inventory updates (25 CFR 170.443), the development of a long range transportation plan (25 CFR 170.411 and 170.412), the development of a tribal transportation improvement program and priority list (25 CFR 170.420 and 170.421) are mandatory for consideration of projects and for program funding form the formula. Some of the information, such as public hearing requirements, is necessary for public notification and involvement (25 CFR 170.437 and 170.439). While other information, such as data appeals (25 CFR 170.231) and requests for design exceptions (25 CFR 170.456), are voluntary. Type of Review: Revision of currently approved collection. Respondents: Federally recognized Indian tribal governments who have transportation needs associated with the IRR Program as described in 25 CFR part 170. Number of Respondents: 1,369. Frequency of Response: Annually or on an as needed basis. Estimated Time per Response: Reports require from 30 minutes to 40 hours to complete. An average would be 16 hours. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 18,028 hours. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–22992 Filed 9–11–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1

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Bureau of Indian Affairs

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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 
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 
information collections expire January 31, 2016.

DATES: Submit comments on or before November 13, 2015.

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: 
indiangaming@bia.gov.

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

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 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 the Indian Gaming 
Regulatory Act (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 Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs 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 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.
    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0.

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0152.
    Title: Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, 25 CFR 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 uses 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.
    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0.

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0158.
    Title: Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988, 25 
CFR 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

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best interest of the Indian tribe and its members, and would not be 
detrimental to the surrounding 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 Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0.

Elizabeth K. Appel,
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action--Indian 
Affairs.
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