Bureau of Indian Affairs January 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Establish an Adequate Yearly Progress Negotiated Rulemaking Committee
Document Number: 2013-01957
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing its intent to establish an Adequate Yearly Progress Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (Committee). The Committee will recommend revisions to the existing regulations for Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). As required by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the Secretary will select representatives of Indian tribes for the Committee from among individuals nominated by tribes whose students attend BIE-funded schools operated by either the Bureau or by the tribe through a contract or grant and who would be affected by a final rule. The BIE solicits comments on this proposal to establish the Committee, including comments on additional interests not identified in this notice of intent, and invites tribes to nominate representatives for membership on the Committee.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Energy Resource Development Program Grants
Document Number: 2013-01252
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for grants under the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development Office's Energy and Mineral Development Program authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0174. This information collection expires April 30, 2013.
Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2014 or Calendar Year 2014
Document Number: 2013-01251
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a March 1, 2013, deadline for Indian tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2014 or calendar year 2014.
Santee Sioux Nation-Title XXI-Alcohol, Chapter 1.-Santee Sioux Nation Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2013-01268
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Title XXIAlcohol, Chapter 1. Santee Sioux Nation Liquor Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Indian Country of the Santee Sioux Nation. The land is trust land and this Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the jurisdiction of the Santee Sioux Nation. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within their jurisdiction, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue, the strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Point Molate Resort and Casino for the Guidiville Band of the Pomo Indians, Contra Costa County, CA
Document Number: 2013-01062
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, intends to cancel all work on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the BIA Federal action of approving the fee-to- trust transfer and casino project located within Contra Costa County, California.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts
Document Number: 2013-00976
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-18
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 the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0111. This information collection expires May 31, 2013.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Navajo Nation Integrated Weed Management Plan Within Coconino, Navajo, and Apache Counties, Arizona; McKinley, San Juan, McGill, and Cibola Counties, NM; and San Juan County, UT
Document Number: 2013-00527
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead Agency, with the Navajo Nation, National Park Service, and Arizona Department of Transportation serving as cooperating agencies, intends to prepare an EIS for a proposed weed management plan for the Navajo Indian Reservation. This notice also announces the beginning of the public scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Proposed Shu'luuk Wind Project on the Campo Indian Reservation in San Diego County, CA
Document Number: 2013-00439
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead Federal agency, with the Campo Band of Mission Indians (Tribe) as a cooperating agency, intends to file a DEIS with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Proposed Shu'luuk Wind Project in San Diego County, California. This notice also advises the public that the DEIS is now available for public review and provides the date, time, and location of public meetings.
Land Acquisitions; Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California
Document Number: 2012-31523
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This document contains a correction to the land description contained in the notice regarding the final agency determination to acquire approximately 40 acres of land into trust for gaming purposes for the Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California, which published on Monday, December 3, 2012, 77 FR 71612.