Bureau of Indian Affairs March 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Bureau of Indian Education Information Collection Activities; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2012-7683
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-30
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 submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for the Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0114, the Student Transportation Form, authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0134, and the Data Elements for Student Enrollment in Bureau-funded Schools, authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0122. These information collections expire March 30, 2012.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Reindeer in Alaska
Document Number: 2012-7680
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-30
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 submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for Reindeer in Alaska. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0047, which expires March 30, 2012.
Final Determination Against Federal Acknowledgment of the Central Band of Cherokee
Document Number: 2012-7646
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Notice is hereby given that the Department of the Interior (Department) declines to acknowledge that the petitioner known as the ``Central Band of Cherokee'' (formerly known as the ``Cherokees of Lawrence County, Tennessee''), Petitioner 227, is an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on a determination that the petitioner does not meet one of the seven mandatory criteria for a government-to-government relationship with the United States. The Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA) produced a Summary under the Criterion as the basis for this final determination (FD).
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2012-6566
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-19
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 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.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed KRoad Moapa Solar Generation Facility, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2012-6203
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-16
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), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Tribe) as Cooperating Agencies, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed KRoad Moapa Solar Generation Facility on the Moapa River Indian Reservation (Reservation) in Clark County, Nevada. This notice also announces the FEIS is now available on a public Web site and in hard copy at the addresses below.
Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone- Ordinance Pursuant to United States Code, Legalizing and Regulating the Introduction, Possession, Use and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages
Document Number: 2012-6129
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Amendment to the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians Ordinance Pursuant to Section 1161, Title 18 United States Code, Legalizing and Regulating the Introduction, Possession, Use and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages. This Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the jurisdiction of Te-Moak Western Shoshone Tribe's Colonies and Reservation, 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.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, WA
Document Number: 2012-4803
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs intends to file a draft environmental impact statement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains casino and mixed use project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, Washington. The draft statement is now available for public review and BIA will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the mixed use project.