Indian Gaming; Approval by Operation of Law of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Florida, 44037 [2021-17055]

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This notice publishes the approval by operation law of the Compact Between the Seminole Tribe of Florida (Tribe) and the State of Florida (State). SUMMARY: The compacts take effect on August 11, 2021. DATES: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Mailstop 3543, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, telephone (202) 219–4066, paula.hart@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., (IGRA) provides the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) with 45 days to review and approve or disapprove a Tribal-State compact governing the conduct of class III gaming activity on the Tribe’s Indian lands. 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8). If the Secretary does not approve or disapprove a Tribal-State compact within the 45 days, IGRA provides that the Tribal-State compact is considered to have been approved by the Secretary but only to the extent the compact is consistent with IGRA. 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8)(C). The IGRA also requires the Secretary of the Interior to publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8(D). The Department’s regulations at 25 CFR 293.4, require all compacts and amendments to be reviewed and approved by the Secretary prior to taking effect. The Secretary took no action on the Compact between the Tribe and the State. Therefore, the Compact is considered to have been approved, but only to the extent it is consistent with IGRA. See 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8)(C). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Michael Marketti, Acting Associate Program Coordinator, National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program. Bryan Newland, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–17106 Filed 8–10–21; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2021–17055 Filed 8–10–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P BILLING CODE 4337–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[212A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900253G]


Indian Gaming; Approval by Operation of Law of Tribal-State Class 
III Gaming Compact in the State of Florida

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice publishes the approval by operation law of the 
Compact Between the Seminole Tribe of Florida (Tribe) and the State of 
Florida (State).

DATES: The compacts take effect on August 11, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of 
Indian Gaming, Mailstop 3543, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, 
telephone (202) 219-4066, [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988, 25 
U.S.C. 2701 et seq., (IGRA) provides the Secretary of the Interior 
(Secretary) with 45 days to review and approve or disapprove a Tribal-
State compact governing the conduct of class III gaming activity on the 
Tribe's Indian lands. 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8). If the Secretary does not 
approve or disapprove a Tribal-State compact within the 45 days, IGRA 
provides that the Tribal-State compact is considered to have been 
approved by the Secretary but only to the extent the compact is 
consistent with IGRA. 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8)(C). The IGRA also requires 
the Secretary of the Interior to publish in the Federal Register notice 
of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class 
III gaming activities on Indian lands. 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8(D). The 
Department's regulations at 25 CFR 293.4, require all compacts and 
amendments to be reviewed and approved by the Secretary prior to taking 
effect. The Secretary took no action on the Compact between the Tribe 
and the State. Therefore, the Compact is considered to have been 
approved, but only to the extent it is consistent with IGRA. See 25 
U.S.C. 2710(d)(8)(C).

Bryan Newland,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
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