Bureau of Indian Affairs 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Class III Gaming, Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, Gaming on Trust Lands
Document Number: E9-9267
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) invites comments on three information collection requests which we plan to renew. The three collections are: Class III Gaming Procedures 25 CFR Part 291, 1076-0149; Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans 25 CFR Part 290, 1076-0152; and Gaming On Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988, 25 CFR Part 292, 1076-0158.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E9-9263
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an Approval of the Third Amendment to Tribal-State Compact for Technical Changes to Class III Video Games of Chance on the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Reservation.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E9-9260
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This publishes notice of a Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact taking effect. The Compact is between the Match-E-Be-Nash-She- Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan and the State of Michigan and provides for the conduct of Tribal Class III Gaming by the Match-E- Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E9-9258
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the approval of the Seventh Amendment to the Agreement between the Crow Tribe of Montana and the State of Montana Concerning Class III Gaming.
Advisory Board of Exceptional Children
Document Number: E9-8724
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) will hold its next meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) on Indian children with disabilities.
Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: E9-8690
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as amended by Public Law 108-446 (IDEA of 2004), the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) requests nominations of individuals to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board). The BIE will consider nominations received in response to this Request for Nominations, as well as other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for this notice provides committee and membership criteria.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Indian Liquor Ordinance
Document Number: E9-8449
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Secretary's certification of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Indian Liquor Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The tribal lands are located in Indian Country and this Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. 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.
Environmental Impact Statement for the Renewed Application for the Proposed Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeño Indians Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino-Hotel Project, San Bernardino County, CA
Document Number: E9-8199
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is republishing in its entirety a document it published in the March 27, 2009 Federal Register to correct the comment deadline listed in the DATES section. The correct comment deadline is listed in the DATES section of this notice.
Proclaiming Certain Lands, Auburn School District Property, as an Addition to the Muckleshoot Reservation, Washington
Document Number: E9-7321
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public that the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development proclaimed approximately 38.23 acres, more or less, to be added to the Muckleshoot Reservation, Washington.
Alcoholic Beverage Control Ordinance, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Document Number: E9-7261
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an amendment to the Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community's Code of Ordinances, Chapter 14, Articles I and II. This amended Code of Ordinances was last published on May 8, 1998 (63 FR 25516). Chapter 14 of the Code regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community's trust lands specified in Attachment A of Article II. The Code allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community trust lands. This Code will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within its reservation and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Environmental Impact Statement for the Renewed Application for the Proposed Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeño Indians Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino-Hotel Project, San Bernardino County, CA
Document Number: E9-6890
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is correcting its previous Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupe[ntilde]o Indians' renewed application for a Proposed Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino- Hotel Project in San Bernardino County, California. The corrections include adding cooperating agencies, reducing the acreage proposed for acquisition, and changing certain project details to reflect a smaller proposed development.
Proclaiming Certain Lands, Shalit Family Property, as an addition to the Pueblo of Laguna Reservation, New Mexico
Document Number: E9-6887
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public that the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development proclaimed approximately 351.8363 acres, more or less, to be added to the Pueblo of Laguna Reservation (Laguna), New Mexico.
Fort Sill Apache Tribe Alcohol Control Ordinance
Document Number: E9-6853
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes Fort Sill Apache Tribe Alcohol Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The tribal lands are located in Indian country and this Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the community'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.
Tulalip Liquor Ordinance
Document Number: E9-6851
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an amendment to the Tulalip Tribe's Liquor Control Ordinance published in the Federal Register September 16, 1977 (42 FR 46612). The amendment regulates and controls the possession and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The tribal lands are located in Indian country and this amended Ordinance allows for possession of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control liquor sales, possession and consumption by the community and its members.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E9-6585
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of amendments to 13 Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compacts (Amendments). The 13 Class III Gaming Compacts are between the State of Arizona and each of the following Indian tribes, respectively: Ak-Chin Indian Community, Colorado River Indian Tribes, Cocopah Indian Tribe, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, Havasupai Indian Tribe, Hualapai Indian Tribe, Kaibab-Paiute Indian Tribe, Navajo Nation, Tohono O'odham Nation, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Yavapai-Apache Tribe, and Zuni Tribe.
Grant Program To Assess, Evaluate and Promote Development of Tribal Energy and Mineral Resources
Document Number: E9-6545
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Energy and Mineral Development Program (EMDP) provides funding to tribes with the mission goal of assessing, evaluating, and promoting energy and mineral resources on Indian trust lands for the economic benefit of Indian mineral owners. To achieve these goals, the Department of the Interior's Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), through its Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD) office, is soliciting proposals from tribes. The Department will use a competitive evaluation process to select several proposed projects to receive an award.
Proposed Collection of Information; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-5256
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Education is seeking comments on the renewal of the Information Collection Request for the Tribal Colleges and Universities Application for Grants, OMB No. 1076-0018, and the Annual Report Form, OMB No. 1076-0105, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction Over Child Custody Proceedings
Document Number: E9-4208
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs is seeking to extend clearance for an information collection request. The information collection, Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction over Child Custody Proceedings, is cleared under OMB Control Number 1076-0112. Interested parties are invited to comment on this collection.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E9-3501
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an approval of the Amended and Restated Tribal-State Compact for Regulation of Class III Gaming between the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and the State of Oregon.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: E9-368
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children will hold its next meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 on Indian children with disabilities.
25 CFR Part 170-Indian Reservation Roads
Document Number: E9-303
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on information collected for the Indian Reservation Roads (IRR) Program. When the rule was published three years ago, the information collection was approved for three years. We now must renew that approval so that we can continue to operate the IRR program. This renewal is necessary for tribal participation in the IRR Program and for the allocation of funding for the IRR Program to federally recognized tribal governments for transportation assistance.
Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2010 or Calendar Year 2010
Document Number: E9-194
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a March 2, 2009, deadline for Indian tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2010 or calendar year 2010.
Land Acquisitions; Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Washington
Document Number: E9-183
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 22.00 acres of land into trust for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Washington on December 12, 2008. This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs by 209 Departmental Manual 8.1. The duties of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs were delegated to the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development on May 23, 2008.
Notice of Renewal of Information Collection for Tribal Self-Governance, 25 CFR Part 1000
Document Number: E9-169
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments from the public on a renewal of an information collection from Indian tribes participating in and Indian tribes seeking to participate in the Tribal Self-Governance, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The information collected under OMB Clearance Number, 1076-0143, will be used to meet reporting requirements of the Tribal Self-Governance Act and implement requirements for entry into a pool of qualified applicants to be selected to begin participation in Tribal Self- Governance. The information collection requirements are periodically reviewed because the number of Indian tribes participating in Tribal Self-Governance increases over time and the number of Indian tribes requesting to be selected to begin participation in Tribal Self- Governance may vary over time. This action is being taken to make sure that the requirements are not burdensome.
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Document Number: E8-31411
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Secretary of the Interior is extending the deadline from December 8, 2008, to January 23, 2009, for tribes to nominate individuals for membership on the No Child Left Behind Negotiated Rulemaking Committee. This committee will work with the Department of the Interior to develop recommendations for proposed regulations regarding the BIE-funded school facilities as required by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.