Bureau of Indian Affairs April 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Conforming Amendments to Implement the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Document Number: 05-8257
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This final rule deletes provisions of parts 31 and 36 that will become obsolete on May 31, 2005, the effective date of the final rule implementing the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Document Number: 05-8256
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This final rule addresses six areas involving Indian education: Defining adequate yearly progress; establishing geographic attendance areas for Bureau of Indian Affairs-funded schools (Bureau- funded schools); establishing a formula for the minimum amount necessary to fund Bureau-funded schools; establishing a system of uniform direct funding and support for Bureau-operated schools; providing guidelines to ensure the Constitutional and civil rights of Indian students; and establishing a method for administering grants to tribally controlled schools. The rule implements the provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 05-8241
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the Tribal-State Compact between the State of Oklahoma and Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.
Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma-Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 05-7680
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma's (Tribe) Liquor Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor on the Tribe's land. This Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages on tribal land and will increase the ability of the tribal government to control liquor distribution and possession. At the same time, the Ordinance will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 05-6986
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the Tribal-State Compacts between the State of Oklahoma and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the Cheyenne Arapaho Tribe.
American Indian Probate Reform Act of 2004
Document Number: 05-6946
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The American Indian Probate Reform Act requires us to develop an informational notice about the Act and its provisions. The Act also requires us to publish this notice in the Federal Register. This notice fulfills these requirements.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the North Fork Rancheria's Proposed Trust Acquisition and Hotel/Casino Project, Madera County, California; Correction
Document Number: 05-6732
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public of a correction to the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the North Fork Rancheria's Proposed Trust Acquisition and Hotel/Casino Project, Madera County, California, published in the Federal Register on October 27, 2004 (69 FR 62721), which described the proposed action. The October notice is corrected to include statements concerning project alternatives, which are provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. This notice also re-opens public scoping to identify potential issues, concerns and alternatives to be considered in the EIS.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 05-6722
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Notice is given that the Tribal Gaming Compact between the Tonkawa Tribe and the State of Oklahoma is considered approved and is in effect.
Samish Indian Nation-Sale and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages
Document Number: 05-6675
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Samish Indian Nation's Liquor Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within land under the jurisdiction of the Samish Indian Nation. The land to which this Ordinance applies is in trust. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the tribe's liquor distribution and possession, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.