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Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of Iowa
Document Number: 2021-04499
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 11, 2020, the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and the State of Iowa submitted a compact governing certain forms of Class III gaming in Iowa. This notice announces that the Compact between the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and the State of Iowa is taking effect.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Bureau of Indian Education Adult Education Program
Document Number: 2021-04496
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-04
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.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of North Carolina
Document Number: 2021-04254
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Second Amended and Restated Tribal-State Compact between the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (Tribe) and the State of North Carolina (State).
Indian Entities Recognized by and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
Document Number: 2021-01606
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the current list of 574 Tribal entities recognized by and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) by virtue of their status as Indian Tribes.
Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustments; Annual Adjustments
Document Number: 2021-01517
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This rule provides for annual adjustments to the level of civil monetary penalties contained in Bureau of Indian Affairs (Bureau) regulations to account for inflation under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance.
Chippewa Cree Indians of the Rocky Boy's Reservation; Amendment to Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2021-00347
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes an amendment to the Liquor Ordinance of the Chippewa Cree Indians of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation of Montana (Chippewa Cree Tribe). The Chippewa Cree Tribe and the State of Montana have agreed to enter into a Montana Alcoholic Beverages Tax Agreement. The purposes of the Agreement are to minimize legal controversy and possible litigation over the taxation of alcoholic beverages within the exterior boundaries of the Rocky Boy's Reservation to mitigate the effects of dual taxation on the sale of alcoholic beverages by both the Tribe and the State, and to provide an effective means by which revenues generated by the state and tribal taxes on the sale of alcoholic beverages may be shared and distributed. In order to accomplish these purposes, the State and the Tribe agree that the same level of taxation will be imposed on the sale of alcoholic beverages both within and outside the boundaries of the Reservation. The Agreement requires the Tribe to adopt and keep in force an ordinance imposing taxes equal to Montana liquor excise and license taxes and beer, wine, and hard cider taxes sold within the exterior boundaries of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2021-00340
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
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).
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
Document Number: 2021-00339
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Acting Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proclaimed two parcels as additions to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.
HEARTH Act Approval of the Cahuilla Band of Indians, California Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2021-00338
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Cahuilla Band of Indians Leasing Ordinance 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 and residential leases without further BIA approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2021-00317
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
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.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2020-29322
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
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 an online meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of all individuals, it will be necessary to conduct an online meeting.
American Indian Probate Regulations
Document Number: 2020-28306
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) is updating regulations governing probate of property that the United States holds in trust or restricted status for American Indians. Since the regulations were last revised in 2008, the Department identified opportunities for improving the probate process. These proposed revisions would allow the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) to adjudicate probate cases more efficiently by, among other things, establishing an expedited process for small, funds-only estates, reorganizing the purchase-at-probate process so that estates may be closed more quickly, streamlining notice to co-owners who are potential heirs while adding electronic notice to all by website posting, and specifying which reasons justify reopening of closed probate estates. The proposed revisions would also enhance OHA's processing by adding certainty as to how estates should be distributed when certain circumstances arise that are not addressed in the statute.
Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2022 or Calendar Year 2022
Document Number: 2020-27786
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes the deadline for Indian Tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the Tribal self- governance program in fiscal year 2022 or calendar year 2022.
Land Acquisitions; Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2020-27699
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire in trust 11.33 acres, more or less, of land in the City of Hobart, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, (Site) for the Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma (Tribe) for gaming and other purposes.
Land Acquisitions; The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California
Document Number: 2020-27224
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 217.88 acres, more or less, into trust for The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California.
Land Acquisitions; Tule River Tribe, Airpark Site, Tulare County, California
Document Number: 2020-27223
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire in trust 40 acres, more or less, of land known as the Airpark Site in the City of Porterville, Tulare County, California (Site), for the Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule River Reservation, California (Tribe), for gaming and other purposes.
Land Acquisitions; Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians, California
Document Number: 2020-27222
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 195.54 acres, more or less, into trust for The Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians, California.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2020-27221
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of California submitted compacts governing certain forms of Class III gaming with six Tribes in California. This notice announces that the following compacts are taking effect: the Tribal- State Compact between the State of California and the Ione Band of Miwok Indians; the Tribal-State Compact between the State of California and the Mooretown Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California; the Tribal- State Compact between the State of California and Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians; the Tribal-State Compact between the State of California and the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians; the Tribal- State Compact between the State of California and the Tolowa Dee-Ni' Nation; and the Tribal-State Compact between the State of California and the Tule River Indian Tribe of California.
Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Arrow Canyon Solar Project, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2020-27220
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as the lead Federal agency, with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Moapa Band) as cooperating agencies, intends to file a final supplemental environmental impact statement (FSEIS) with the EPA for the proposed Arrow Canyon Solar Project (ACSP or Project). The FSEIS evaluates the expansion of the previously approved Moapa Solar Energy Center (MSEC) Project on the Moapa River Indian Reservation (Reservation) in Clark County, Nevada. This notice also announces that the FSEIS is now available for public review.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2020-27219
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Skokomish Indian Tribe (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State) submitted the Fifth Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming between the Skokomish Indian Tribe and the State of Washington (Compact) governing certain forms of Class III gaming. This notice announces that the Fifth Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming between the Skokomish Indian Tribe and the State of Washington is taking effect.
Indian Land Title and Records
Document Number: 2020-26721
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing a rule to modernize the current regulations governing the Land Title and Records Office (LTRO). The LTRO maintains title documents for land held in trust or restricted status for individual Indians and Tribes (Indian land). This proposed rule would replace outdated provisions and allow for more widespread efficiencies by reflecting current practices, while creating a framework for future LTRO operations.
Election of Officers of the Osage Minerals Council
Document Number: 2020-25999
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-12-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) proposes to revise its regulations governing elections of the Osage Nation to update and limit the Secretary's role to the task of compiling a list of voters for Osage Minerals Council elections. These proposed changes would reaffirm the inherent sovereign rights of the Osage Tribe to determine its membership and form of government.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Document Number: 2020-26185
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-27
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) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report
Document Number: 2020-25976
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-24
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) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Columbia River In Lieu Fishing Sites
Document Number: 2020-24729
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-11-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This rule replaces references to outdated position titles and office names with references to current positions and offices and corrects two typographical errors. These corrections will clarify the regulation, including clarifying that appeals of decisions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Regional Director made regarding Columbia River In-Lieu Fishing Sites go to the Assistant Secretary.
HEARTH Act Approval of the San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California Business Site Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2020-24518
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California Business Site Leasing Ordinance 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.
HEARTH Act Approval of Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Manzanita Reservation, California Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2020-23988
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Manzanita Reservation, California (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, agricultural, residential leases, wind energy evaluation leases, and wind and solar resource leases without further BIA approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Tribal Energy Development Capacity Program
Document Number: 2020-23887
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs are proposing to revise an information collection.
Indian Gaming; Extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact (Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota)
Document Number: 2020-23844
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-28
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.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Little River Band Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Township of Fruitport, Muskegon County, Michigan
Document Number: 2020-23508
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Township of Fruitport, County of Muskegon, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians (Tribe), and Federal Highway Administration serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in connection with the Tribe's application requesting the transfer into trust by the United States of approximately 60 acres of land for gaming and other purposes in the Township of Fruitport, County of Muskegon, Michigan.
Final Environmental Impact Statement and Final Conformity Determination for the Tejon Indian Tribe's Proposed Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino Resort Project, Kern County, California
Document Number: 2020-23497
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, with the Tejon Indian Tribe (Tribe), Kern County (County), National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the EPA in connection with the Tribe's application for transfer into trust by the United States of approximately 306 acres for gaming and other purposes to be located west of the Town of Mettler, Kern County, California.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Reporting Systems for Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017
Document Number: 2020-23325
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-21
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.
Osage County Oil and Gas Final Environmental Impact Statement, Osage County, Oklahoma
Document Number: 2020-22783
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has prepared the Osage County Oil and Gas Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and, by this notice, is announcing its publication. The FEIS is a programmatic analysis of the potential impacts that future oil and gas development may have on the surface estate and subsurface mineral estate (Osage Mineral Estate) in Osage County, Oklahoma.
Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention; Minimum Standards of Character
Document Number: 2020-21535
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is confirming the interim final rule published on June 23, 2020, updating the minimum standards of character to ensure that individuals having regular contact with or control over Indian children have not been convicted of certain types of crimes or acted in a manner that placed others at risk, in accordance with the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act, as amended.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Enterprise License Agreement GIS Software User Information Collection
Document Number: 2020-22682
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-14
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 a new information collection.
Land Acquisitions; Chickasaw Nation
Document Number: 2020-22667
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to transfer 61.63 acres, more or less, of land near the City of Kingston, Marshall County, Oklahoma, (Site) into trust for the Chickasaw Nation for gaming and other purposes.
Land Acquisitions; Chickasaw Nation
Document Number: 2020-22666
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to transfer 248.09 acres, more or less, of land in the City of Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma, (Site) into trust for the Chickasaw Nation for gaming and other purposes.
Use of Bureau-Operated Schools by Third Parties Under Lease Agreements and Fundraising Activity by Bureau-Operated School Personnel
Document Number: 2020-21536
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Congress authorized the Director of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE or Bureau) to enter into agreements with third parties to lease the land or facilities of a Bureau-operated school in exchange for funding that benefits the school. This proposed rule establishes standards for the appropriate use of lands and facilities under a lease agreement, provisions for establishment and administration of mechanisms for the acceptance of consideration for the use and benefit of a school, accountability standards to ensure ethical conduct, and provisions for monitoring the amount and terms of consideration received, the manner in which the consideration is used, and any results achieved by such use. This proposed rule also establishes standards to implement authority provided by Congress for BIE personnel to fundraise on behalf of Bureau-funded schools.
HEARTH Act Approval of Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California Business and Residential Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2020-22425
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California (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 and residential leases without further BIA approval.
Bureau of Indian Education: National Policy Memorandum on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (NPM-EDUC-33)
Document Number: 2020-21972
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-10-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This document announces that the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will be conducting consultation meetings by webinar to obtain oral and written comments on the BIE National Policy Memorandum (NPM- EDUC-33), which is an interim policy, applicable to BIE-operated elementary and secondary schools and dormitories, on the nondiscrimination prohibitions based on disability found in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Department's implementing regulations. The Department will use comments received during consultation to inform its development of a final Section 504 policy for BIE-operated elementary and secondary schools and dormitories.
Land Acquisitions; Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota
Document Number: 2020-22088
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 9,303.79 acres, more or less, into trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS
Document Number: 2020-21559
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-30
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; Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood
Document Number: 2020-21558
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-30
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.
Land Acquisitions; Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California
Document Number: 2020-21537
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 1,427.78 acres, more or less, (commonly known as ``Camp 4'') into trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California. Congress affirmed that this property is to be taken into trust by enacting the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2019.
HEARTH Act Approval of Wilton Rancheria, California Business Site Leasing Act
Document Number: 2020-21370
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Wilton Rancheria, California (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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2020-21043
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-24
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.
Request for Nominations of Members to Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2020-20749
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-21
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 seven positions available. Board members serve a staggered term of two 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. This notice provides committee and membership criteria.
Annual Meeting Under Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Act, as Amended
Document Number: 2020-20186
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), is announcing the annual meeting of the Federal agencies and Tribes that participate in the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Act of 2017, also known as ``Public Law 477.'' Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of all individuals, the meeting will be conducted via WebEx and by telephone.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2020-20185
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children is holding an upcoming meeting to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities. Due to the COVID- 19 pandemic and for the safety of all individuals, the meeting will be held online. DATES: The BIE Advisory Board meeting will be held Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2020-19928
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and the State of Oregon amended their compact governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces Secretarial approval of the Amendment to the Amended Tribal-State Compact for Regulation of Class III Gaming between the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and the State of Oregon-Amendment II.