Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington, 51373 [2021-19842]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 15, 2021 / Notices Work Group meeting will be on MS TEAMs video conference and by phone. Call-information as follows: MS TEAMs: https:// outlook.office365.com/calendar/item/ AAMkADA0NGQ2YjA4LTI3ZDgt NGNmOS1iMDc0LTgxNz BmYWZkMzgxOQBGAAAAA ADJO%2FT7FtupTIPnsmUR s6FgBwB5i3zh0RRARbawCO9d77i1 AAAAAAENAAB5i3zh0RRARbaw CO9d77i1AAJxp9NNAAA%3D Call in (audio only): (202) 640–1187 Phone Conference Id: 635973133# Background In 2017, the Congress enacted the Indian Employment Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017, Public Law 115–93, codified at 25 U.S.C. 3401–3417 (‘‘2017 Act’’). The 2017 update amended and expanded the Indian Employment and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992, Public Law 102–477 (as amended in 2017, ‘‘PL 477’’) by, in part, identifying 12 Federal agencies that are now subject to the amended law. Under PL 477, Tribes may propose to integrate eligible grant programs from the Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health & Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing & Urban Development, Justice, Labor, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs, consolidate and reprogram grant funds in accordance with a single plan, budget, and report approved by the Secretary of the Interior (‘‘477 Plan’’). As required by the 2017 updates to PL 477, the Department of the Interior entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) among the 12 Federal agencies to implement PL 477. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Annual Meeting As DOI is the lead agency responsible for implementing of PL 477, the BIA, as delegated by the Secretary of the Interior, announces the annual meeting of participating Tribes and Federal agencies. As directed by statute, the meeting will be co-chaired by the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs, Bryan Newland, and the 477 Tribal Workgroup Committee Chair, Margaret Zientek. 25 U.S.C. 3410(a)(3)(B)(i). The agenda will include: I. Discussion on Public Law 102–477, as amended • Status of Memorandum of Agreement • Recommendation for Changes/ Improvements/Areas to be addressed • Status of Labor Force Report II. Current Status of Participating Tribes VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Sep 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 • 477 Programs to be integrated • Plan Approval/Denials • Waiver Approval/Denials • Funds Transfer • Annual Reports • 477 Tribal Recognition III. Miscellaneous • Financial Assistance for 477 Tribes to develop a database • Expansion of Tribal Programs • Establish 2022 Annual Meeting of participating Tribes and Federal agencies To join the meeting, use MS TEAMs video or call in by phone: MS TEAMs: https:// outlook.office365.com/calendar/item/ AAMkADA0NGQ2YjA4LTI3 ZDgtNGNmOS1iMDc0LTgx NzBmYWZkMzgxOQBGAAA AAADJO%2FT7FtupTIPnsmURs6F gBwB5i3zh0RRARbawCO9d77i1 AAAAAAENAAB5i3zh0RRARbaw CO9d77i1AAJxp9NNAAA%3D Call in (audio only): (202) 640–1187 Phone Conference Id: 635973133# 51373 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 Amendment authorizes each Tribe to engage in sports wagering at the respective Tribe’s class III gaming facilities, updates each Compact to reflect this change in various sections, and incorporates Appendix S, Sports Wagering. The Amendment is approved. Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–19842 Filed 9–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Bryan Newland, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs. Protection and Restoration of Tribal Homelands [FR Doc. 2021–19845 Filed 9–14–21; 8:45 am] ACTION: BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [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 Third Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact (Amendment) for Class III Gaming between the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (Colville Tribe) and the State of Washington (State) and the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe of the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation (Shoalwater Bay Tribe) and the State of Washington. DATES: The Amendment takes effect on September 15, 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, paula.hart@bia.gov, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of the Secretary, Interior. Notice of Tribal consultation sessions. AGENCY: The Department invites representatives of federally recognized Tribes to consult on several topics related to the protection and restoration of Tribal homelands, including but not limited to: the land-into-trust process, leasing and rights-of-way, and sacred sites and treaty rights. DATES: Please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for dates of the sessions. Tribes are also invited to submit written input by 11:59 p.m. ET, Friday, November 5, 2021. ADDRESSES: Please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for links to register for each of the sessions. Tribes are also invited to submit written input to consultation@ bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs & Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs, (202) 273–4680, or elizabeth.appel@bia.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background Protecting and restoring Tribal homelands is a key priority of the Department. While the importance of Tribal homelands undoubtedly touches upon many facets critical to Tribal sovereignty and self-determination, the consultation will focus on three specific topics: The land-into-trust process; E:\FR\FM\15SEN1.SGM 15SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[212A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900253G]


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 Third Amendment to 
the Tribal-State Compact (Amendment) for Class III Gaming between the 
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (Colville Tribe) and 
the State of Washington (State) and the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe of 
the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation (Shoalwater Bay Tribe) and the 
State of Washington.

DATES: The Amendment takes effect on September 15, 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, [email protected], (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 Amendment authorizes each Tribe to engage in sports 
wagering at the respective Tribe's class III gaming facilities, updates 
each Compact to reflect this change in various sections, and 
incorporates Appendix S, Sports Wagering. The Amendment is approved.

Bryan Newland,
Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2021-19842 Filed 9-14-21; 8:45 am]
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