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Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendments in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-20187
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oklahoma entered into compact amendments with the Comanche Nation governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact Non-house-Banked Table Games Supplement between the State of Oklahoma and the Comanche Nation.
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2018-19733
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska's Liquor Control Ordinance. This Liquor Control Ordinance is to regulate and control the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol in conformity with the laws of the State of Nebraska for the purpose of generating new Tribal revenues. Enactment of this Ordinance will help provide a source of revenue to strengthen Tribal government, provide for the economic viability of Tribal enterprises, and improve delivery of Tribal government services.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendments in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-19732
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published a notice in the Federal Register of August 17, 2018, containing a list of approved Tribal-State Class III gaming compacts (83 FR 41101) that inadvertently omitted one Tribe from the second list.
Craig Tribal Association of Craig, Alaska's Alcohol Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2018-19731
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the liquor control ordinance of the Craig Tribal Association of Craig, Alaska. The liquor control ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol in conformity with the laws of the State of Alaska.
Notice To Acquire Land Into Trust for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona
Document Number: 2018-19730
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final determination to acquire 81.31 acres, more or less into trust for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona on August 22, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Loan Guarantee, Insurance and Interest Subsidy Program
Document Number: 2018-19452
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2018-19426
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children will hold a public meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction Over Child Custody Proceedings
Document Number: 2018-18724
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency information collection Activities; Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program
Document Number: 2018-18615
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendments in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-18425
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oklahoma entered into compact amendments with the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma and the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact Non-house-Banked Table Games Supplement between the State of Oklahoma and the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma and the Sac and Fox Nation.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendments in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-18424
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oklahoma entered into compact amendments with the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, the Peoria Tribe of Oklahoma, and the Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact Non-house-Banked Table Games Supplement between the State of Oklahoma and the Otoe Missouria Tribe of Indians, the Peoria Tribe of Oklahoma, and the Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendments in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-17729
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oklahoma entered into compact amendments with the Absentee Shawnee Tribe, Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma, Kaw Nation, Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Seneca-Cayuga Nation, Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, and Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact Non-house-Banked Table Games Supplement between the State of Oklahoma and the Absentee Shawnee Tribe, Cherokee Nation, Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma, Kaw Nation, Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Seneca-Cayuga Nation, Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, and Wyandotte Nation.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendments in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-17728
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oklahoma entered into compact amendments with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and with the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact Non- house-Banked Table Games Supplement between the State of Oklahoma and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: 2018-17724
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns or has an interest in irrigation projects located on or associated with various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish irrigation assessment rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate these projects. We are notifying you that we have adjusted the irrigation assessment rates at several of our irrigation projects and facilities to reflect current costs of administration, operation, maintenance, and rehabilitation.
Indian Gaming; Extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact (Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota)
Document Number: 2018-17550
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2018-17548
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The notice announces that the Tribal-State Compact between the State of California and the Elk Valley Rancheria is taking effect.
Notice of Establishment of the Bureau of Indian Education Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee; Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2018-16588
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior is establishing the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (Committee). The Committee will advise the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) through the BIE and the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs on the development of regulations to fulfill the Secretary's responsibility to define standards, assessments, and accountability system consistent with ESEA section 1111, as amended, for schools funded by BIE on a national, regional, or Tribal basis, as appropriate, taking into account the unique circumstances and needs of such schools and the students served by such schools and the process for requesting a waiver for these definitions. This notice also announces the dates and locations of each of the public meetings of the Committee.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Rincon Reservation, California
Document Number: 2018-16584
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proclaimed approximately 520 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Rincon Reservation, California on July 9, 2018.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Bois Forte Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe of Minnesota
Document Number: 2018-16583
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Acting Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proclaimed approximately 1,146.17 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Bois Forte Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe of Minnesota on July 9, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2018-16344
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs (AS-IA) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Leasing of Osage Reservation Lands for Oil and Gas Mining
Document Number: 2018-16342
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Indian Highway Safety Grants
Document Number: 2018-15758
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the BIA Indian Highway Safety Program (IHSP) are proposing a new information collection.
Rights-of-Way on Indian Land; Bond Exemption
Document Number: 2018-15680
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This proposed rule would exempt Federal, State, Tribal, and local governments from the requirement to obtain a bond, insurance, or alternative form of security for a right-of-way across Indian land and BIA land where such governments are prohibited by law from obtaining security.
Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services from the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
Document Number: 2018-15679
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the current list of 573 Tribal entities recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) by virtue of their status as Indian Tribes. The list is updated from the notice published on January 30, 2018.
Change of Address; Office of Federal Acknowledgment
Document Number: 2018-15334
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is amending its regulations to reflect a change of address for the Office of Federal Acknowledgment. This rule is a technical amendment that corrects the address for filing petitions for Federal acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2018-14845
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing a public meeting of the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children in order to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities.
HEARTH Act Approval of San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, California Business Site Leasing Code
Document Number: 2018-14520
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On June 11, 2018, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, California, leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Band is authorized to enter into business leases without BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon's Tribal Code
Document Number: 2018-14519
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On June 11, 2018, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon (Tribe) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business leases without further BIA approval.
Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2018-12805
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA), the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) requests nominations of individuals to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board). There will be eight positions available. Advisory Board members shall serve a staggered term of two years or three years from the date of their appointment. The BIE will consider nominations received in response to this request for nominations, as well as other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice provides committee and membership criteria.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Secretarial Elections
Document Number: 2018-12802
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Indian Gaming; Approval of a Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-12343
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Shawnee Tribe and the State of Oklahoma entered into a compact governing class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the Tribal Gaming Compact between the Shawnee Tribe and the State of Oklahoma.
Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice
Document Number: 2018-11924
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act provide that Indian Tribes may designate an agent other than the Tribal chairman for service of notice of proceedings under the Act. This notice includes the current list of designated Tribal agents for service of notice.
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe of the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation Liquor Ordinance; Repeal and Replace
Document Number: 2018-11839
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe of the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation (the Tribe) Liquor Control Ordinance (the Ordinance). The Ordinance certifies the Tribe's liquor licensing laws to regulate and control the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the jurisdiction of the Tribe's reservation. The Ordinance repeals and replaces the previous liquor control ordinance published in the Federal Register on November 14, 1979, and any and all previous statutes.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of Connecticut
Document Number: 2018-11738
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The notice announces that the Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment entered into between the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut and the State of Connecticut is taking effect.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Law and Order on Indian Reservations-Marriage and Dissolution Applications
Document Number: 2018-11358
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing renew an information collection.
Land Acquisitions; the Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Document Number: 2018-09919
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 48.58 acres, more or less, of land near the City of Eufaula, McIntosh County, Oklahoma, (Fountainhead Site) in trust for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation for gaming and other purposes on April 30, 2018.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of Arizona
Document Number: 2018-09800
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The notice announces that the Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact entered into between the Hopi Tribe of Arizona and State of Arizona is taking effect.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Spokane Tribe of the Spokane Reservation
Document Number: 2018-08997
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, exercising the authority of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, proclaimed approximately 145 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Spokane Tribe of the Spokane Reservation on March 12, 2018.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico
Document Number: 2018-08996
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, exercising the authority of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, proclaimed approximately 323.763 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico on March 12, 2018.
HEARTH Act Approval of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin's Regulation
Document Number: 2018-08218
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On January 23, 2018, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin (previously listed as Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin) (Nation) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Nation is authorized to enter into business, agricultural and residential leases without further BIA approval.
Bureau of Indian Education Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Establishment; Proposed Membership
Document Number: 2018-07922
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-04-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The U.S. Department of the Interior is announcing the proposed members to form the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (Committee) which will advise the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) through the BIE on a proposed rule to revise the Adequate Yearly Progress regulation as previously announced in the Federal Register. This notice solicits comments on the proposed membership, and invites additional nominations for Committee members who will adequately represent the interests that are likely to be significantly affected by the proposed rule. The Secretary also proposes to appoint Federal representatives to the Committee as listed.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Student Transportation Form
Document Number: 2018-07869
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Native Language Immersion Grant
Document Number: 2018-07858
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing a new information collection.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Michigan
Document Number: 2018-07475
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, exercising the authority of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, proclaimed approximately 79.54 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Michigan on March 12, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2018-07125
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Reindeer in Alaska
Document Number: 2018-07124
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Bureau of Indian Education Tribal Colleges and Universities; Application for Grants and Annual Report Form
Document Number: 2018-07123
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Data Elements for Student Enrollment in Bureau-Funded Schools
Document Number: 2018-07122
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Leasing of Osage Reservation Lands for Oil and Gas Mining
Document Number: 2018-07121
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
HEARTH Act Approval of Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Indian Reservation Code of Laws, Trust Lands Leasing Code
Document Number: 2018-06443
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On November 9, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Indian Reservation's leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into leases for business and residential purposes without BIA approval.