Bureau of Indian Affairs 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2010-32931
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
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) for Indian children with disabilities.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for No Child Left Behind Act Implementation; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-32695
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-28
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 Education (BIE or Bureau) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal the collection of information for implementation of certain regulations implementing the No Child Left Behind Act. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0163, which expires December 31, 2010.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Application for Job Placement and Training Services; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-31982
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Indian Energy & Economic Development (IEED) is seeking comments on renewal of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the Application for Job Placement and Training Services. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0062, which expires on March 31, 2010.
Land Acquisitions; Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2010-30867
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 16.61 acres of land into trust for the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma on November 10, 2010.
Klamath Tribes Liquor Control Ordinance Correction
Document Number: 2010-30437
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published a notice in the Federal Register of October 22, 2010, concerning the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Klamath Tribes. This correction removes incorrect references to an amended ordinance and corrects the effective date of the ordinance.
Information Collection for Tribal Energy Development Capacity Program; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-30095
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) is seeking comments on a proposed information collection related to funds provided under the Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) program. Indian tribes, including Alaska Native regional and village corporations, may be considered for funding under the TEDC if they provide certain information as part of an application. Once an application is accepted, the Indian tribe must then submit reports regarding the progress of their project. This notice requests comments on the information collection associated with the application and progress reports.
Information Collection for Native American Business Development Institute Funding for Economic Development Feasibility Studies and Long-Term Strategic, Reservation-Wide Economic Development Plans; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-30092
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Division of Economic Development (DED), Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) seeks to spur job growth and sustainable economies on American Indian reservations. DED created the Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) to provide Tribes and tribal businesses with expert advice regarding economic development matters. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DED is seeking comments on a proposed information collection related to the NABDI's funding of economic development feasibility studies (studies) and long-term strategic, reservation-wide economic development plans (plans). Federally recognized Indian tribes, on their own behalf or on behalf of tribally owned business, may apply for the funding by providing certain information. Applicants receiving funding must provide a final report summarizing the progress of and results of studies and plans. This notice requests comments on the information collection associated with the application and final report.
Proposed Finding Against Federal Acknowledgment of the Tolowa Nation
Document Number: 2010-29585
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) gives notice that the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proposes to determine that the Tolowa Nation, of Fort Dick, CA is not an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on a determination that the group does not meet one of the seven mandatory criteria for a government-to-government relationship with the United States. This proposed finding is based on one criterion alone.
Land Acquisitions; Puyallup Tribe of Washington
Document Number: 2010-29391
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire a 13.9-acre tract of land into trust for the Puyallup Tribe of Washington (Tribe) on November 10, 2010.
Land Acquisitions; Navajo Nation, Arizona
Document Number: 2010-29389
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 405.61 acres of land into trust for the Navajo Nation of Arizona on November 10, 2010.
Land Acquisitions; Suquamish Indian Tribe, Washington
Document Number: 2010-29387
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire an approximately 6.67-acre tract of land into trust for the Suquamish Indian Tribe of Washington on November 10, 2010.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2010-28267
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the Amendments to the Class III Gaming Compact (Amendment) between the State of Oregon and the Siletz Indians of Oregon.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2010-28187
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the 2010 Amendments to the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewas (``Tribe'') and the State of Wisconsin Gaming Compact of 1991, as Amended in 1999 and 2003.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: 2010-27311
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
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.
Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
Document Number: 2010-27138
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice supplements the list of ``Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs,'' published in the Federal Register on October 1, 2010, and announces that, as of October 1, 2010, the Shinnecock Indian Nation is an Indian entity recognized and eligible to receive services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
Klamath Tribes Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2010-26695
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Secretary's certification of the amendment to the Klamath Tribes Liquor Control Ordinance. The first Ordinance was published in the Federal Register on November 11, 1953 (18 FR 7178 (1953)). This amendment further regulates and controls the sale, possession and distribution 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 possession, sale and use in the community.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Fee-to-Trust Conveyance of Property for the Cayuga Nation of New York in Cayuga and Seneca Counties, NY
Document Number: 2010-26222
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is making available for public review the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed conveyance of 125 acres of land that is currently held by the Cayuga Nation of New York in fee status into trust status. The uses of the properties, which include two convenience stores, would not change. The application includes two properties that have been used for Class II Indian gaming, operational at the time of the application, on one property in Seneca County and one property in Cayuga County. The Class II Indian gaming on the Cayuga Reservation would be expected to resume if the properties are placed into trust. The cooperating agencies for the proposal are the Cayuga Nation, Seneca County, Cayuga County and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The purpose of the proposed action is to create a tribal land base and to help meet the Nation's socio-economic needs.
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2010-25785
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Secretary's certification of the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony. The enactment of this Ordinance allows the Wal-Mart Superstore to sell liquor on tribal lands, which will general millions of dollars in sales revenue and increase funding for essential government services provided by the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony. The ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within their reservation.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Manzanita Band of Kumeyaay Indians Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino Project, Calexico, CA
Document Number: 2010-25417
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, and the National Indian Gaming Commission, the City of Calexico, and the Manzanita Band of Kumeyaay Indians as cooperating agencies, intend to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Tribe's proposed 60.8- acre fee-to-trust transfer and casino project to be located in Calexico, California, and that the DEIS is now available for public review and comment. This notice provides a 75-day public comment period, which adds a 30-day extension to the normal 45-day public comment period.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2010-25005
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the State of Oklahoma Cherokee Nation Off-Track Wagering Compact.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2010-25003
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an extension of Gaming Compact between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
Document Number: 2010-24640
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the current list of 564 tribal entities recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs by virtue of their status as Indian tribes. The list is updated from the notice published on August 11, 2009 (74 FR 40218).
No Child Left Behind School Facilities and Construction Negotiated Rulemaking Committee-Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2010-24107
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is announcing that the No Child Left Behind School Facilities and Construction Negotiated Rulemaking Committee will hold its fourth meeting in Bloomington, Minnesota. The purpose of the meeting is to continue working on reports and recommendations to Congress and the Secretary as required under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Reporting System for Public Law 102-477 Demonstration Project; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-23913
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the Reporting System for Public Law 102-477 Demonstration Project. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0135, which expires September 30, 2010.
Designation of Service Area for Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs of Oregon
Document Number: 2010-23873
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice announces approval by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) of an expansion in service area for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs of Oregon, Warm Springs, Oregon (Warm Springs Tribe) for financial assistance and social service programs.
Land Acquisitions; Nisqually Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2010-22845
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs accepts the transfer of the approximately 179.14 acres, more or less, in trust for the Nisqually Indian Tribe of Washington, from the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2010-22784
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an extension of Gaming between the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2010-21730
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) published a document in the Federal Register of August 17, 2010, announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) will hold its next meeting in Washington, DC. The notice included an incorrect call-in number.
Land Acquisitions; Tohono O'odham Nation, Arizona
Document Number: 2010-21130
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire Parcel 2 consisting of 53.54 acres of land into trust for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona on July 23, 2010. 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.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for No Child Left Behind Act Implementation; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-21089
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-25
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 Education (BIE) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0163, which expires December 31, 2010.
Environmental Impact Statement for Oil and Gas Development Activities on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation, Utah
Document Number: 2010-20875
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in cooperation with the Ute Indian Tribe, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (ACE), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the State of Utah, and Duchesne County, intends to gather information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates proposed oil and gas development activities on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Reservation), Utah. The Proposed Action consists of drilling up to 4,899 oil and/or natural gas wells over the next 15 years, with a life- of-project of 40 years. In addition to well pad development, linear developments would include roads, pipelines, and power lines. The Proposed Action would also include the development of ancillary facilities such as compressor stations, water treatment facilities, and storage areas. This notice also announces public scoping meetings that will be held to identify potential issues and alternatives to be considered in the EIS.
Liquor Ordinance of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes; Correction
Document Number: 2010-20421
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published a document in the Federal Register of July 27, 2010, concerning the Liquor Ordinance of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes. The notice refers to an amended ordinance of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes when in fact the Liquor Ordinance adopted by Resolution No. WT-10-31 on May 14, 2010 is an entirely new ordinance. The notice also erroneously refers in one location to an ``amended ordinance of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.''
Proposed Finding Against Federal Acknowledgment of the Central Band of Cherokee
Document Number: 2010-20387
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Notice is hereby given that the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs (AS-IA) proposes to decline to acknowledge that the group known as the ``Central Band of Cherokee'' (CBC), Petitioner 227, c/o Mr. Joe H. White, 1 Public Square, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee 38464, is an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on an investigation pursuant to 25 CFR 83.10(e) that determined that the petitioner does not meet one of the seven mandatory criteria set forth in 25 CFR 83.7, specifically criterion 83.7(e), and therefore does not meet the requirements for a government-to-government relationship with the United States.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Leases and Permits on Trust or Restricted Land; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-20294
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-17
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) is submitting the collection of information for leases and permits on trust and restricted land pursuant to 25 CFR part 162 to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0155, which expires August 31, 2010.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2010-20293
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) will hold its next meeting in Washington, DC. 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.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Ione Band of Miwok Indians 228.04-Acre Fee-to-Trust Land Transfer and Casino Project, Amador County, California
Document Number: 2010-19906
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the National Indian Gaming Commission, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), and the City of Plymouth as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the USEPA for the approval of a 228.04-acre trust acquisition and casino project in the City of Plymouth and unincorporated Amador County, California, and that the FEIS is now available for public review. The purpose of the proposed action is to establish a land base and help provide for the economic development of the Tribe.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon Proposed Trust Acquisition and Resort and Casino Project, Cascade Locks, Hood River County, OR
Document Number: 2010-19195
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed 25- acre trust acquisition for the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon (Tribe) within the City of Cascade Locks, Hood River County, Oregon. The acquired trust land would be used for the development of a casino and related hotel, dining, and entertainment facilities. The purpose of the proposed action is to improve the Tribe's long-term economic conditions and support its self-sufficiency, both with respect to its government operations and its members. The Final EIS considers casino alternatives in Hood River County and on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. The Final EIS identifies the Cascade Locks Resort and Casino Project as the BIA's preferred alternative.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Enterprise Rancheria Gaming Facility and Hotel Fee-to-Trust Acquisition Project, Yuba County, CA
Document Number: 2010-19194
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Enterprise Rancheria of Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe (Tribe), National Indian Gaming Commission, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Yuba County, California as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the EPA for the Tribe's proposed Gaming Facility and Hotel Fee-to-Trust Acquisition Project to be located within unincorporated Yuba County, California, and that the FEIS is now available for public review.
Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Fee-to-Trust Conveyance of Property for the Seminole Tribe of Florida
Document Number: 2010-19193
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs, in cooperation with the Seminole Tribe of Florida (Tribe), intends to prepare an environmental impact statement for the Tribe's proposed 47 acre trust acquisition and subsequent construction of a mixed-use development in Broward County, Florida. The project site may include, but is not limited to, a variety of proposed land uses such as a hotel, commercial retail uses, fitness and entertainment facilities, and related employee parking. The purposes of the proposed action are to consolidate the Tribe's land holdings surrounding the existing Coconut Creek Casino into one contiguous trust property, to improve the Tribe's economy, and to help Tribal members attain economic self sufficiency. This notice also announces a public scoping meeting to identify potential issues and content for inclusion in the environmental impact statement.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians' Proposed 70-Acre Trust Acquisition and Resort Casino Project, Sonoma County, CA
Document Number: 2010-19186
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians (Tribe), National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Sonoma County, and City of Cloverdale as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the EPA for the Tribe's proposed 70 acre Fee-to-Trust and Resort Casino Project to be located within Sonoma County, California, and that the DEIS is now available for public review and comment. This notice provides a 75-day public comment period and thereby grants an automatic 30-day extension to the normal 45-day public comment period.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the North Fork Rancheria's Proposed 305-Acre Trust Acquisition and Hotel/Casino Project, Madera County, CA
Document Number: 2010-19180
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians (Tribe), California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Madera Irrigation District, City of Madera, National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the EPA for the Tribe's proposed 305-acre trust acquisition and casino-resort project in unincorporated Madera County, just north of the City of Madera, California, and that the FEIS is now available for public review.
Seminole Tribe of Florida Alcohol Beverage Control Act of 2009
Document Number: 2010-19282
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Amended Seminole Tribe of Florida Alcohol Beverage Control Act of 2009, Ordinance No. C-01-09. The Amended Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The last amendment to the liquor ordinance was published in 60 FR 53431. The tribal lands are located in Indian country and this Amended Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. The Amended Ordinance contains provisions requiring the Tribe to issue licenses to all businesses that intend to sell liquor and it requires proof that the applicant for a liquor license is licensed by the State of Florida to sell alcoholic beverages as well. This Amended 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.
Liquor Ordinance of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes
Document Number: 2010-18319
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the amended Liquor Ordinance of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (amended Ordinance). The amended 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 amended Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This amended 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.
Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Education
Document Number: 2010-17544
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) of 2004, (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) the Bureau of Indian Education requests nominations of individuals to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Education (Advisory Board). There are eight positions available. The Bureau of Indian Education (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 Advisory Board and membership criteria.
Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish (Gun Lake) Tribe Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2010-17363
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Secretary's certification of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians (Gun Lake) Liquor 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 regulates the possession, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on tribal trust land in conformity with applicable tribal, Federal and state laws.
Implementation of Question 10 of 25 CFR Part 170, Subpart C, Indian Reservation Roads Program
Document Number: 2010-17174
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is announcing tribal consultations to discuss a proposed change in how BIA and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will implement Question 10 of 25 CFR Part 170, Subpart C. Question 10 determines the percentages that certain transportation facilities contribute to the calculation of the Relative Need Distribution Factor (RNDF) formula for Indian Reservation Road (IRR) Program funds. The determination is significant because a facility's eligibility for Federal funds will be used to determine the amount of IRR funds a tribe may be eligible to receive. The proposed change will affect the allocation of funding among tribes.
Alcoholic Beverage Control Ordinance, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC)
Document Number: 2010-17003
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Secretary's certification of the amendment to the Salt River Alcoholic Beverage Control Ordinance, Chapter 14, Articles I, II, and III of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community's Code of Ordinances. An amended Chapter 14 of the Code of Ordinance was last published on April 1, 2009 (Vol. 74, No. 61, FR 14813). This amendment repeals Articles I and II of Chapter 14 of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Code of Ordinances in its entirety and adopts revised Articles, I, II and III to update and provide necessary clarifications to the regulated possession, community and to incorporate the January 29, 2009, initiative vote of the people regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages at certain restaurants within the community.
Liquor Control Ordinance for the Manchester Band of Pomo Indians of the Manchester-Point Arena Rancheria
Document Number: 2010-16999
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Manchester Band of Pomo Indians of the Manchester-Point Arena Rancheria. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Manchester-Point Arena Rancheria tribal land. The tribal land is located on trust land and this Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within their tribal land, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Proposed Finding Against Federal Acknowledgment of the Choctaw Nation of Florida Tribe
Document Number: 2010-16939
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Pursuant to 25 CFR 83.10(e), notice is hereby given that the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA) proposes to decline to acknowledge that the group known as the ``Choctaw Nation of Florida'' (CNF), Petitioner 288, c/o Mr. Alfonso James, Jr., Post Office Box 6322, Marianna, Florida, 32447, is an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on an investigation that determined that the petitioner does not meet one of the seven mandatory criteria set forth in 25 CFR Part 83.7, specifically criterion 83.7(e), and therefore does not meet the requirements for a government-to- government relationship with the United States.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2010-16214
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the Compact between the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes and the State of Nevada.