Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington, 2448-2449 [2021-00340]

Download as PDF 2448 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 7 / Tuesday, January 12, 2021 / Notices 3. 2% of the retail selling price on all liquor sold and delivered within the Reservation by a company that manufactured, distilled, rectified, bottled, or processed and that sold not more than 50,000 proof gallons of liquor nationwide in the calendar year preceding imposition of tax pursuant to this section; 4. The license tax must be charged and collected on all liquor produced in or brought within the Reservation and taxed by the Tribe. The retail selling price must be computed by adding to the cost of the liquor the Tribe markup of 40.5% for all liquor other than sacramental wine, for which the markup must be 20% and fortified wine containing more than 16% but not more than 24% alcohol by volume, for which markup must be 51%. The license tax must be figured in the same manner as the Tribe excise tax and is in addition to the Tribe excise tax. 5. The licensee tax imposed in this subsection shall be collected by the Tribe (with the assistance by the State pursuant to the Agreement). khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Sec. 105. Beer Exercise Tax 1. A tax is imposed on each barrel of 31 gallons of beer sold on the Reservation by a wholesaler. A barrel of beer equals 31 gallons. The tax is based upon the total number of barrels of beer produced by a brewer in a year. A brewer who produces less than 10,000 barrels of beer a year is taxed on the following increments of production: a. up to 5,000 barrels, $1.30; b. 5,001 barrels to 10,000 barrels, $2.30. c. The tax on beer sold for a brewer who produces over 10,000 barrels is $4.30. 2. The Tribe shall compute the tax due on beer sold in containers other than barrels or in barrels of more or less capacity than 31 gallons. 3. The tax imposed pursuant to subsection (1) is due at the end of each month from the wholesaler upon beer sold by the wholesaler during the month. 4. The tax imposed in this subsection shall be collected by the Tribe (with the assistance by the State pursuant to the Agreement). Sec. 106. Wine and Hard Cider Tax 1. A tax of 27 cents per liter is imposed on sacramental wine and table wine, except hard cider, imported by a table wine distributor and on table wine shipped directly to consumers or licensed retailers by a winery registered or licensed. 2. A tax of 3.7 cents per liter is imposed on hard cider imported by a VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:51 Jan 11, 2021 Jkt 253001 table wine distributor and on hard cider shipped directly to licensed retailers by a winery licensed. 3. The tax imposed pursuant to subsection (1) is due on or before the 15th day of each month for sales in the previous month. 4. The tax imposed in this subsection shall be collected by the Tribe (with the assistance by the State pursuant to the Agreement). Sec. 107. Uniformed Penalty and Interest Assessments for Violation of Tax A person who fails to pay an imposed tax by due date, including any extension of time allowed, shall be assessed a late filing penalty. The penalty is greater of $50 or 5% of the tax due for each month during which there is a failure to file return or report, not to exceed an amount up to 25% of the tax due. The late filing penalty is calculated from the due date or extended due date. The penalty is computed only on the net amount of tax due, if any, as of the original due date or extended due date, after credit has been given for amounts paid through withholding, estimated tax payments, or other credits claimed on the return. The penalty and interest imposed in this subsection shall be collected by the Tribe (with the assistance by the State pursuant to the Agreement). Sec. 108. Powers Reserved to Chippewa Cree Business Committee Nothing in this Ordinance is intended to restrict the Tribe from prohibiting the sale and consumption of liquor or of all alcoholic beverages within the exterior boundaries of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Furthermore all powers relating to regulation and control over alcoholic beverages which are not expressly delegated in this Ordinance shall be retained by the Chippewa Cree Business Committee. Nothing in this Ordinance restricts the Chippewa Cree Business Committee from establishing exemptions within this Ordinance. Any exemptions shall be adopted by Resolution. Sec. 110. Sovereign Immunity Preserved Nothing in this Ordinance is intended or shall be construed as a waiver of sovereign immunity of the Chippewa Cree Tribe. Sec. 111. Enforcement The Tribe may commence and prosecute to final determination in the Chippewa Cree Tribal Court or any court of competent jurisdiction an Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sec. 112. Application of Federal Laws Federal law currently prohibits the introduction of alcoholic beverages into Indian country (18 U.S.C. 1154), and expressly delegates to the Tribes the decision regarding when and to what extent liquor transactions shall be permitted (18 U.S.C § 1661). Persons involved in acts and transactions not authorized by this Chapter shall be subject to federal criminal prosecution, as well as civil legal action in the courts of the United States. Sec. 113. Severability Should any section, clause, sentence, or provision of this Ordinance be held invalid for any reason, such hold or decree shall not be construed as affecting the validity of any of the remaining portions hereof, it being declared that the Chippewa Cree Business Committee would have adopted the remainder of this Ordinance, notwithstanding the invalidity of any such Section, clause, sentence, or provision. Sec. 114. Amendment Amendments to this Ordinance may be made only the Chippewa Cree Business Committee of the Chippewa Cree Tribe. Sec. 115. Effective Date This Ordinance was adopted by the Chippewa Cree Business by Resolution No. 52–20 and is effective on the 6th day of June, 2020. Tara Sweeney, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–00347 Filed 1–11–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Sec. 109. Exemptions PO 00000 action to collect taxes and penalties pursuant to this Ordinance. Sfmt 4703 [212A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900253G] Indian Gaming; Approval of TribalState Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice publishes the approval of the Second Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming between the Cowlitz Indian Tribe (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 7 / Tuesday, January 12, 2021 / Notices The compact takes effect on January 12, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. 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 (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. As required by 25 CFR 293.4, all compacts and amendments are subject to review and approval by the Secretary. The Compact increases the number of player terminals the Tribe may operate, increases the Tribe’s contribution to combat problem gambling, permits the Tribe’s gaming facilities to accept additional forms of payment, designates the Cowlitz Tribal Court as a jurisdictional forum for certain purposes, adopts certain state law provisions related to gaming regulation, and adopts rules governing wide area progressives. The Compact is approved. DATES: Tara Sweeney, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–00340 Filed 1–11–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [212A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A51010.999900] Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of reservation proclamations. AGENCY: This notice informs the public that the Acting Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs proclaimed two parcels as additions to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: These proclamations were made on January 6, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sharlene M. Round Face, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, 1001 Indian School Road, NW, Box #44, Albuquerque, New Mexico DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Jan 11, 2021 Jkt 253001 87104, Sharlene.roundface@bia.gov, (505) 563–3132. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs by part 209 of the Departmental Manual. Proclamations were issued according to the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984; 25 U.S.C. 5110) for the lands described below, known as the Tinta Otunwe Parcel, consisting of 109.12 acres, more or less; and the Group E Parcel, consisting of 166.13 acres, more or less. The lands were proclaimed to be part of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota Reservation in Scott County, Minnesota. Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota, 1 Parcel, Fifth Principal Meridian, Scott County, Minnesota, Legal Descriptions Containing 109.12 Acres, More or Less Tinta Otunwe Parcel, 411 T 1026 Parcel 1: All that part of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 21, Township 115 North, Range 22 West of the 5th P.M., Scott County, Minnesota, described as follows: Beginning at a point on the North and South Quarter line of said Section 21, distant 900.75 feet south of the North Quarter corner; thence south along said Quarter line a distance of 240.0 feet; thence west a distance of 544.5 feet to the point of beginning according to the United States Government Survey thereof. Parcel 2: The Northwest 1⁄4 of the Northeast 1⁄4 of Section 21, Township 115 North, Range 22 West of the 5th P.M., Scott County, Minnesota, excepting therefrom the following described tract of land: All that part of the Northwest 1⁄4 of the Northeast 1⁄4 of Section 21, Township 115 North, Range 22 West of the 5th P.M., Scott County, Minnesota described as follows: Beginning at a point on the North and South Quarter line of said section 21 distant 900.75 feet south of the North Quarter corner; thence south along said Quarter line a distance of 240.0 feet; thence east a distance of 544.5 feet; thence north a distance if 240.0 feet; thence west a distance of 544.5 feet to a point of beginning, according to the United States Government Survey thereof. Parcel 3: The north half of the south half of the Northeast Quarter (N1⁄2 of S1⁄2 of NE1⁄4) of Section 21, Township 115 North, Range 22 West of the 5th P.M., Scott County, Minnesota, according to the United States Government Survey thereof. Parcel 4: The south 1⁄2 of the south 1⁄2 of the Northeast 1⁄4 except the west 1448.80 feet of the south 1⁄2 of the south 1⁄2 of the south 1⁄2 of the Northeast 1⁄4, Section 21, Township 115 North, Range 22 west of the 5th P.M., Scott County, Minnesota, according to the United States Government Survey thereof. The above described lands contain a total of 109.12 acres, more or less, which are subject to all valid rights, PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2449 reservations, rights-of-way, and easements of record. Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota, 1 Parcel, Fifth Principal Meridian, Scott County, Minnesota, Legal Descriptions Containing 166.13 Acres, More or Less Group E Parcel, 411 T 1025 Parcel 1: All that part of the following described PARCEL A, lying westerly of a line parallel with and 1086.40 feet easterly from the west line of the Northwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 115 North, Range 22 West of the 5th Principal Meridian, Scott County, Minnesota, as measured at a right angle, and its extensions. PARCEL A: All that land lying and being in the County of Scott and State of Minnesota described as follows, to-wit: The North Half of the Northwest Quarter (N 1⁄2 of NW 1⁄4), the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SW 1⁄4 of NW 1⁄4) and all that part of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, lying North and West of a line commencing at the Northeast corner of said tract and running through the center thereof in a direct course to the Southwest corner thereof, of Section Twenty-nine (29), and all of the above described land being in Township One Hundred Fifteen (115) North, Range Twenty-two (22) West of the 5th Principal Meridian, Scott County, Minnesota, according to the Government Survey thereof, excepting the East two (2) rods of the above described land being subject to a road easement; and excepting therefrom: The Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 115 North, Range 22 West of the 5th Principal Meridian, Scott County, Minnesota. Together with that part of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 29, lying South of the North 363.00 feet of said Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter; and excepting therefrom: The East 400.00 feet of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 115 North, Range 22 West of the 5th Principal Meridian, Scott County, Minnesota. Subject to an easement for Highway purposes over the North 75.00 feet as designated in Document No. 148471. Together with that part of the East 400.00 feet of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 29, lying Northwesterly of a line drawn from the Northeast corner of said Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Southwesterly to the Southwest corner of said Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter; and excepting therefrom: A tract of land in the Northwest Quarter (NW 1⁄4) of Section 29, Township 115 North, Range 22 West of the 5th Principal Meridian; Scott County, Minnesota described as follows: Beginning at the Southwest corner of said Northwest Quarter (NW 1⁄4) and thence East along the South line thereof a distance of 160.2 feet to the center line of County Road No. 17; thence Northwesterly along said center line to its intersection with the West line of said Northwest Quarter (NW 1⁄4); thence South along said West line to the point of beginning; subject to said road right-of-way. E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 7 (Tuesday, January 12, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2448-2449]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-00340]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact 
in the State of Washington

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice publishes the approval of the Second Amendment to 
the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming between the Cowlitz 
Indian Tribe (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State).

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DATES: The compact takes effect on January 12, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. 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 (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. As required by 25 CFR 293.4, all 
compacts and amendments are subject to review and approval by the 
Secretary. The Compact increases the number of player terminals the 
Tribe may operate, increases the Tribe's contribution to combat problem 
gambling, permits the Tribe's gaming facilities to accept additional 
forms of payment, designates the Cowlitz Tribal Court as a 
jurisdictional forum for certain purposes, adopts certain state law 
provisions related to gaming regulation, and adopts rules governing 
wide area progressives. The Compact is approved.

Tara Sweeney,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2021-00340 Filed 1-11-21; 8:45 am]
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