Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington, 51374 [2021-19843]

Download as PDF 51374 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 15, 2021 / Notices leasing and rights-of-way; and sacred sites and treaty rights. As a starting point to facilitate discussion, the Department poses the questions stated below and organized by topic. The Department also welcomes additional comments and suggestions from Tribes beyond the questions listed. A. Land-Into-Trust Process 1. Does the Department’s land-intotrust process adequately allow Tribes to consolidate landholdings in or near existing reservations? 2. Does the Department’s land-intotrust process adequately allow Tribes to establish homelands for landless Tribes? 3. How can the Department improve its land-into-trust process to facilitate protection of sacred sites, conservation, and the exercise of civil and criminal jurisdiction? 4. For Tribes in Alaska, how should the Department approach the land-intotrust process to adequately account for factors that are unique to Alaska? B. Leasing and Rights-of-Way 5. Are the Department’s existing regulations governing agricultural leasing on Indian lands adequate to protect the interests of Tribes and Indian landowners? 6. Are any changes needed to the Department’s leasing and rights-of-way procedures to clarify taxing jurisdiction in Indian country and to promote economic development in Indian country? C. Sacred Sites and Treaty Rights 7. What steps can the Department take to ensure that Tribes have the ability to protect their sacred places and access those sites to exercise religious rights? 8. What steps can the Department take to protect the exercise of off-reservation treaty rights, including habitat for treaty resources? 9. What actions can the Department take in relation to other agencies to ensure the protection of sacred sites and treaty rights? khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES D. Overall 10. What is the most pressing need for protection and restoration of Tribal homelands that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs can help address? Tribal Consultation Sessions To best accommodate Tribes’ locations and ensure everyone’s safety, we will be holding virtual sessions scheduled by time zone. Any Tribal leader unable to make the session reserved for the time zone in which his or her Tribe is located is welcome to join an alternate session. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Sep 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 • Æ Æ Æ • Æ Æ Æ • Æ Æ Æ • Æ Æ Æ For Tribes in the Alaska Time Zone: Monday, October 18, 2021 10 a.m.–12 p.m. ADT Please register in advance at: https:// www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/ vJItc-yopjoqHFybM7shIc8K5hb 8oa0FJB4 For Tribes in the Eastern and Central Time Zones: Thursday, October 21, 2021 2 p.m.–4 p.m. EDT/1 p.m.–3 p.m. CDT Please register in advance at: https:// www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/ vJIscO6hpzwoHyTxxS4siXAZfsSB 5ZixZRI For Tribes in the Mountain Daylight Time Zone: Monday, October 25, 2021 1 p.m.–3 p.m. MDT Please register in advance at: https:// www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/ vJIsduiuqjgsH74MwjdZpgw9uaCJVD_ Uu_Y For Tribes in the Pacific and Mountain Standard Time Zones: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 10 a.m.–12 p.m. PDT Please register in advance at: https:// www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/ vJItd-qvqT4rGagVja9wUUoFds4 1BDPgMYc Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–19846 Filed 9–14–21; 8:45 am] 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 Fourth Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact (Amendment) for Class III Gaming between the Kalispel Tribe of Indians (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State). 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 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 the Tribe to engage in sports wagering at the Tribe’s class III gaming facilities, updates the 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. 2021–19843 Filed 9–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLOR957000.L1440000.BJ0000.212.HAG 21–0078] Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/ Washington Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of official filing. AGENCY: The plats of survey of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Oregon/ Washington State Office, Portland, Oregon, 30 calendar days from the date of this publication. DATES: Protests must be received by the BLM prior to the scheduled date of official filing, October 15, 2021. ADDRESSES: A copy of the plats may be obtained from the Public Room at the Bureau of Land Management, Oregon/ Washington State Office, 1220 SW 3rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97204, upon required payment. The plats may be viewed at this location at no cost. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Hartel, Chief Cadastral Surveyor of Oregon/Washington; telephone: (503) 808–6131; email: mhartel@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877– 8339 to contact Ms. Hartel during normal business hours. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The plats of survey of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed SUMMARY: 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 Fourth Amendment to 
the Tribal-State Compact (Amendment) for Class III Gaming between the 
Kalispel Tribe of Indians (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State).

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 the Tribe to engage in sports 
wagering at the Tribe's class III gaming facilities, updates the 
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. 2021-19843 Filed 9-14-21; 8:45 am]
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