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Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Southern Bighorn Solar Projects, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2021-11647
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-03
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 environmental impact statement (FEIS) with the EPA for the proposed Southern Bighorn Solar Projects (SBSPs or Project). The FEIS evaluates photovoltaic (PV) solar energy generation and storage projects on the Moapa River Indian Reservation (Reservation) and collector lines along with the use of existing access roads and an existing generation interconnection (gen-tie) line located on the Reservation, Reservation lands managed by BLM, and BLM lands. This notice also announces that the FEIS is now available for public review.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Bureau of Indian Education Adult Education Program
Document Number: 2021-11092
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-26
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; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compact Process
Document Number: 2021-11091
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-26
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 renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Sovereignty in Indian Education Grant Program
Document Number: 2021-11090
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-26
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 Compacts in the State of Arizona
Document Number: 2021-10877
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the class III gaming compacts between each of the following Tribes and the State of Arizona (State): The Ak-Chin Indian Community; Cocopah Tribe of Arizona; Colorado River Indian Tribes of the Colorado River Indian Reservation; Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation; Fort Mojave Indian Tribe of Arizona, California & Nevada; Gila River Indian Community of the Gila River Indian Reservation; Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation; Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Indian Reservation; Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians; Navajo Nation; Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona; Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation; Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community of the Salt River Reservation; San Carlos Apache Tribe of the San Carlos Reservation; San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of Arizona; Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona; Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona; White Mountain Apache Tribe of the Fort Apache Reservation; Yavapai-Apache Nation of the Camp Verde Indian Reservation; and the Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation.
Tribal Energy Resource Agreements
Document Number: 2021-10764
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 18, 2019, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) amended its regulations governing Tribal Energy Resource Agreements (TERAs) between the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) and Indian Tribes. That document inadvertently failed to include the statutory requirement that any application for a Tribal Energy Development Organization (TEDO) be submitted by the Tribe, rather than the TEDO itself, and incorrectly listed three cross- references. This interim final rule would correct that omission and cross-references.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Bureau of Indian Education Tribal Colleges and Universities; Application for Grants and Annual Report Form
Document Number: 2021-10652
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-20
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; Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2021-10645
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-20
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.
Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) Grant; Solicitation of Proposals
Document Number: 2021-10086
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), through its Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) grant, is soliciting proposals from Tribes for technical assistance funding to hire consultants to perform feasibility studies of economic development opportunities. In addition to the feasibility study, NABDI grants may fund business plans for proposed businesses or Tribal businesses recovering from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Indian Highway Safety Grant
Document Number: 2021-10078
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-13
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.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: 2021-09222
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-10
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 request your comments on the proposed rate adjustments.
HEARTH Act Approval of Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Document Number: 2021-09691
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (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.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Lower Elwha Tribal Community of Washington
Document Number: 2021-09551
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 559.203 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Lower Elwha Tribal Community.
HEARTH Act Approval of Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians Title 105 Leasing Code
Document Number: 2021-09197
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, Title 105 Leasing Code 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, residential, agricultural, wind and solar leases without further BIA approval.
Liquor Control Ordinance of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Document Number: 2021-09196
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas. The liquor control ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol in conformity with the laws of the State of Kansas for the purpose of generating new Tribal revenues. Enactment of this liquor control ordinance will help provide a source of revenue to strengthen Tribal government, provided for the economic viability of Tribal enterprises, and improve delivery of Tribal government services.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Chuckwalla Solar Projects on the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Clark County, Nevada; Correction
Document Number: 2021-08952
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On April 23, 2021, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published in the Federal Register a notice announcing that it intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will evaluate the development of the Chuckwalla Solar Projects on Moapa River Indian Reservation tribal lands. The document contained an incorrect comment deadline.
Indian Gaming; Extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact (Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota)
Document Number: 2021-08950
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-29
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 of the Rosebud Indian Reservation and the State of South Dakota.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report
Document Number: 2021-08946
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-29
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 revise an information collection.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Chuckwalla Solar Projects on the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2021-08469
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency in cooperation with the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Moapa Band), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and other agencies, intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will evaluate the development of the Chuckwalla Solar Projects (Projects) on Moapa River Indian Reservation (Reservation) tribal lands. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify potential issues related to the EIS. The BIA requests comments concerning the scope of the analysis, and identification of relevant information, studies, and analyses. It also announces that two public scoping meetings will be held virtually or in person to identify potential issues, alternatives, and mitigation to be considered in the EIS.
HEARTH Act Approval of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2021-08201
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe 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, residential, wind and solar leases without further BIA approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Reporting Systems for Public Law 102-477 Demonstration Project
Document Number: 2021-08116
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-20
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; Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and Five Civilized Tribes
Document Number: 2021-08014
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-19
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.
Bureau of Indian Education School Reopening Plans
Document Number: 2021-07460
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking stakeholder input on its plans to rely upon the latest U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance regarding reopening its K-12 schools, residential facilities, and post- secondary schools for safe delivery of in-person and hybrid instruction and determine if BIE schools should include additional guidelines.
Bureau of Indian Education Waiver of State Assessments for 2020-2021 School Year
Document Number: 2021-07847
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is considering requesting from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) a waiver of assessment requirements for the 2020-2021 School Year (SY) for the protection of the health and safety or students, staff, and their communities, which have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. BIE's implementing regulations of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) require BIE to administer unified assessments each SY.
American Indian Probate Regulations
Document Number: 2021-07188
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-04-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) proposed revisions to its regulations governing probate of property that the United States holds in trust or restricted status for American Indians. We are reopening the comment period to effectively extend original March 8, 2021 comment deadline. Any comments received after the original March 8, 2021 comment deadline and before the new comment deadline will be accepted as timely submitted. Comments previously submitted need not be resubmitted and will be fully considered in preparation of the final rule.
Student Progress and Promotion and Certificate of Completion
Document Number: 2021-07501
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking Tribal and public input on draft policies regarding progress and promotion and certificate of completion. The purpose of these two policies is to make certain that student promotion is based on the meeting of minimum standards, with high school graduation marking the culmination of a student's K-12 education, in recognition of all the learning that occurred during that journey.
Indian Business Incubators Program
Document Number: 2021-07175
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) proposes a new regulation to implement the recently enacted Native American Business Incubators Program Act. The Indian Business Incubators Program (IBIP), also known as the Native American Business Incubators Program, is a program in which IEED provides competitive grants to eligible applicants to establish and operate business incubators that serve Tribal reservation communities. These regulations establish who is eligible for the program, how to apply, how IEED will evaluate applications and make awards, and how IEED will administer the program.
Advisory Board of Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2021-07320
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) 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.
HEARTH Act Approval of Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Michigan Business Site Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2021-07319
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Michigan 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.
Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs; Correction
Document Number: 2021-06723
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On January 29, 2021, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published in the Federal Register the current list of 574 Tribal entities recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs by virtue of their status as Indian Tribes. The document contained three names that the named Tribes have requested we update.
Indian School Equalization Program (ISEP) and ISEP Student Transportation Funding Formulas
Document Number: 2021-06923
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will conduct Tribal listening sessions to obtain oral and written comments on the Indian School Equalization Program (ISEP) and Student Transportation funding formulas to inform formal tribal consultation planned for the summer.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Law and Order on Indian Reservations-Marriage and Dissolution Applications
Document Number: 2021-06793
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-02
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.
Grant Availability to Federally Recognized Indian Tribes To Implement Traffic Safety Programs and Projects on Indian Reservations
Document Number: 2021-06725
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with a statute and as authorized by the Secretary of Transportation through the Secretary of the Interior, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), under the Indian Highway Safety Program (IHSP), will make funds available to federally recognized Indian Tribes on an annual basis for implementing traffic safety programs and projects designed to reduce the number of traffic crashes, death, injuries, and property damage within these populations. All project applications received will be reviewed and selected on a competitive basis.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget; Tribal Enrollment Count
Document Number: 2021-06593
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
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 requesting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to conduct an emergency review of a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Tribal Trust Evaluations for Compact Tribes
Document Number: 2021-06418
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we, the Bureau of Trust Funds Administration (BTFA, formerly known as the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS
Document Number: 2021-06404
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-29
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; Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compact Process
Document Number: 2021-06403
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-26
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 renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Document Number: 2021-06275
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-26
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; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood
Document Number: 2021-06274
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-26
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 Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of North Carolina
Document Number: 2021-06111
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Tribal-State Compact between the Catawba Indian Nation (Tribe) and the State of North Carolina (State).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Sovereignty in Indian Education Grant Program
Document Number: 2021-05135
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-12
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.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Southern Bighorn Solar Projects, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2021-05092
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-12
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 draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) with the EPA for the proposed Southern Bighorn Solar Projects (SBSPs or Project). The DEIS evaluates photovoltaic (PV) solar energy generation and storage projects on the Moapa River Indian Reservation (Reservation) and collector lines along with the use of existing access roads and an existing generation interconnection (gen-tie) line located on the Reservation, Reservation lands managed by BLM, and BLM lands. This notice also announces that the DEIS is now available for public review and that public meetings will be held to solicit comments on the DEIS.
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.