Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Gaming; Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans; Gaming on Trust Lands, 79925-79926 [2015-32282]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 246 / Wednesday, December 23, 2015 / Notices cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: December 17, 2015. Tina A. Campbell, Chief, Division of Policy, Performance, and Management Programs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2015–32228 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [167 A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900] Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Gaming; Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans; Gaming on Trust Lands AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice of submission to OMB. ACTION: 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 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: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 22, 2016. 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: Ms. 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. Please be sure to include the applicable OMB Control Number in the subject of your comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula Hart, U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Gaming, telephone: 202–219–4066. You may review the information collection request online at http:// www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Dec 22, 2015 Jkt 238001 Interior collections under review by OMB. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is seeking renewal of the approval for information collection Class III Gaming Procedures, Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, and Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988, as 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 On September 14, 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 55147). 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 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. PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79925 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. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Response required to obtain a benefit. 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 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. E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1 79926 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 246 / Wednesday, December 23, 2015 / Notices Number of Respondents: 20. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Response required to obtain a benefit. 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 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. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Response required to obtain a benefit. Estimated Time per Response: 1,000 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,000 hours. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California; (2) the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation; and (3) the United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria of California. This notice announces that the compacts are taking effect. DATES: The effective date of the compacts are December 23, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) requires the Secretary of the Interior to publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts that are for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. See Public Law 100– 497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq. All TribalState Class III compacts are subject to review and approval by the Secretary under 25 CFR 293.4. The Secretary took no action on the compacts within 45 days of their submission. Therefore, the compacts are considered to have been approved, but only to the extent the compacts are consistent with IGRA. See 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8)(C). Dated: December 16, 2015. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–32347 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLORV00000.L10200000.DF0000. LXSSH1050000.16XL1109AF; HAG 16–0046] Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. Notice of Public Meeting for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council [FR Doc. 2015–32282 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Indian Gaming; Three Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of California Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The State of California entered into Tribal-State compacts governing Class III gaming with: (1) The SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Dec 22, 2015 In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below: DATES: The Southeast Oregon RAC will hold a public meeting Monday and Tuesday, January 25 and 26, 2016. The January 25th meeting begins at noon and ends at 5:00 p.m. The January 26th meeting beings at 8:00 a.m. and ends at SUMMARY: [167 A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900] Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1:00 p.m. The agenda will be released online at http://www.blm.gov/or/rac/ seorrac.php prior to January 11th, 2016. Tentative agenda items for the January 25–26, 2016 meeting include: Lands with Wilderness Characteristics (LWC) subcommittee establishment, possible designation of the Owyhee Canyonlands area, Wild Horse and Burro concerns, and planning future meeting agendas, dates, and locations. Any other matters that may reasonably come before the Southeast Oregon RAC may also be addressed. A public comment period will be available each day of the session. Unless otherwise approved by the Southeast Oregon RAC Chair, the public comment period will last no longer than 30 minutes, and each speaker may address the Southeast Oregon RAC for a maximum of 5 minutes. Meeting times and the duration scheduled for public comment periods may be extended or altered when the authorized representative considers it necessary to accommodate necessary business and all who seek to be heard regarding matters before the Southeast Oregon RAC. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Clarion Inn, 1249 Tapadera Ave., Ontario, OR 97914. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Moore, Public Affairs Specialist, BLM Vale District Office, 100 Oregon Street, Vale, Oregon 97918, (541) 473– 6218 or l2moore@blm.gov . 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 the above individual 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: The Southeast Oregon RAC consists of 15 members chartered and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. Their diverse perspectives are represented in commodity, conservation, and general interests. They provide advice to BLM and Forest Service resource managers regarding management plans and proposed resource actions on public land in southeast Oregon. This meeting is open to the public in its entirety. Information to be distributed to the Southeast Oregon RAC is requested prior to the start of each meeting. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, please be aware that your entire comment—including your E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[167 A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900]


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 
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 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: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 22, 2016.

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: Ms. 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. Please be sure to include the 
applicable OMB Control Number in the subject of your comment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula Hart, U.S. Department of the 
Interior, Office of Indian Gaming, telephone: 202-219-4066. 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 Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs is seeking renewal of the 
approval for information collection Class III Gaming Procedures, Tribal 
Revenue Allocation Plans, and Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After 
October 17, 1988, as 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

    On September 14, 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 55147). 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 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 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.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Obligation to Respond: Response required to obtain a benefit.
    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 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.

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    Number of Respondents: 20.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Obligation to Respond: Response required to obtain a benefit.
    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 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.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Obligation to Respond: Response required to obtain a benefit.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1,000 hours.
    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. 2015-32282 Filed 12-22-15; 8:45 am]
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