Bureau of Indian Affairs July 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB); Request for Comments
Document Number: 2011-19062
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on renewal of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the request for the Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB). The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0153, which expires on July 31, 2011.
New Agency Information Collection for Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2011-19061
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a proposed collection of information that will allow BIE to obtain information from individuals on their qualifications to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. This notice is not requesting nominations; it is requesting comment on the information BIE may collect in the future for nominations by a separate Federal Register notice.
Indian Trust Management Reform-Implementation of Statutory Changes
Document Number: 2011-19060
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of the Secretary of the Department of the Interior and Bureau of Indian Affairs (collectively, the Department) are confirming the interim final rule published and effective on February 10, 2011, to implement the latest statutory changes to the Indian Land Consolidation Act, as amended by the 2004 American Indian Probate Reform Act and later amendments (ILCA/AIPRA). The February 10, 2011, publication stated that the Department would review comments on the interim final rule and either confirm the rule or initiate a proposed rulemaking. The Department did not receive any adverse comments, and therefore confirms the rule without change.
List of Additional Lands Affected by White Earth Reservation Land Settlement Act of 1985
Document Number: 2011-18434
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice lists additional allotments or interest therein on the White Earth Chippewa Reservation in Minnesota which have been determined to fall within the scope of sections 4(a), 4(b), or 5(c) of the White Earth Reservation Land Settlement Act of 1985 (the Act). This notice is required by section 7(e) of the Act, as amended.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Probate Codes
Document Number: 2011-18432
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to submit the information collection titled ``Tribal Probate Codes, 25 CFR 18'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0168, which expires November 30, 2011. The information collection requires Indian tribes to submit their tribal probate codes to the Secretary of the Interior for approval in accordance with the American Indian Probate Reform Act of 2004.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Probate of Indian Estates
Document Number: 2011-18431
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to submit the information collection titled ``Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and the Five Civilized Tribes, 25 CFR 15'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0169, which expires November 30, 2011. The information collection addresses information that individuals and tribes provide to allow administration of the trust estates of Indian individuals in accordance with the American Indian Probate Reform Act of 2004.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program; Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-18384
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting a request for renewal of OMB approval to collect information for the BIA Housing Improvement Program. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control number 1076-0084, which expires August 31, 2011.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Tribal State Gaming Compact Process; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2011-18337
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the Class III Tribal State Gaming Compact Process. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0172, which expires November 30, 2011.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2011-18079
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes approval of the Tribal-State Compact between the State of Oklahoma and Kialegee Tribal Town of Oklahoma.
Land Acquisitions; Osage Nation of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2011-18076
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 15 acres of land, known as ``OMDE Ponca City,'' into trust for the Osage Nation of Oklahoma on July 8, 2011.
Land Acquisitions; Osage Nation of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2011-18072
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 7.5 acres of land, known as the Skiatook Parcel, into trust for the Osage Nation of Oklahoma on July 8, 2011.
Land Acquisitions; Osage Nation of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2011-18071
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 27.66 acres of land, known as ``OMDE Tulsa,'' into trust for the Osage Nation of Oklahoma on July 8, 2011.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Higher Education Grant Program Application; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2011-17792
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
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 the Higher Education Grant Program Application. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0101, which expires November 30, 2011.
Proclaiming Certain Lands, Maier Property, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan
Document Number: 2011-17801
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 40 acres, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan.
Proclaiming Certain Lands, Community College Campus, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan
Document Number: 2011-17799
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 40 acres, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan.
Proclaiming Certain Lands, Bowlin North Property, as an Addition to the Pueblo of Laguna Reservation, New Mexico
Document Number: 2011-17796
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 99.5623 acres, more or less, to be added to the Pueblo of Laguna Reservation, (Laguna), New Mexico.
Grant Program To Build Tribal Energy Development Capacity
Document Number: 2011-17612
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), through the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), is soliciting grant proposals from Federally-recognized Indian tribes for projects to build tribal capacity for energy resource development under the Department of the Interior's (DOI) Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) grant program. Under the Energy Policy Act of 2005, 25 U.S.C. 3502 (Act), Congress appropriates funds on a year-to-year basis to DOI for grants of funds to Indian tribes for use in assessing, developing, and sustaining the managerial and technical capacity needed to develop energy resources on Indian land and properly accounting for resulting energy resource production and revenues. We will use a competitive evaluation process based on criteria stated in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice to select projects for funding awards.
Solicitation of Proposals for Technical Assistance Funding From the Native American Business Development Institute
Document Number: 2011-17604
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-13
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), is soliciting proposals from federally recognized American Indian tribes for technical assistance funding to hire consultants to perform feasibility studies of economic development opportunities or long-term, strategic, reservation-wide economic development plans. These feasibility studies will empower American Indian tribes and tribal businesses to make informed decisions regarding their economic futures. Feasibility studies may concern the viability of an economic development project or business or the practicality of a technology a tribe may choose to pursue. The IEED will use a competitive evaluation process to select several proposed projects to receive an award.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2011-17392
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-12
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 its next meeting in Tampa, Florida. The BIE Advisory Board will hold its meeting in conjunction with the BIE Special Education Academy. 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.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeño Indians' 23-Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino-Hotel Project, City of Barstow, San Bernardino County, CA
Document Number: 2011-16364
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupe[ntilde]o Indians, National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), and the City of Barstow as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the USEPA for the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupe[ntilde]o Indians Fee-to-Trust and Casino-Hotel Project proposed to be located within the City of Barstow, San Bernardino County, California. This notice also announces that the DEIS is now available for public review and the date, time, and location of a public hearing to receive comments on the DEIS.