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

Residential, Business, and Wind and Solar Resource Leases on Indian Land
Document Number: 2013-07225
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published a rule in the Federal Register of December 5, 2012, announcing the revisions to regulations addressing non-agricultural surface leasing of Indian land. This notice makes some minor corrections to include the proper indefinite article for the term ``agricultural lease'' and clarifies two provisions for wind energy evaluation leases (WEELs).
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land
Document Number: 2013-07217
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Acquisition of Trust Land authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0100. This information collection expires July 31, 2013.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Energy Resource Agreements
Document Number: 2013-07212
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-28
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 titled ``Tribal Energy Resource Agreements'' (TERAs) under the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development Office (IEED) authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0167. This information collection expires June 30, 2013.
Notice of Service Area Designation
Document Number: 2013-07207
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice is published to exercise the authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs to provide notice, under the regulations, of the service area designation for the Pit River Tribe that is recognized and eligible to receive services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2013-06447
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Class III Tribal- State Gaming Compact between the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and the State of Nevada (Extension).
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2013-06446
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Amended Gaming Compact between the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe and the State of North Dakota; the Amended Gaming Compact between the Spirit Lake Nation and the State of North Dakota; the Amended Gaming Compact between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the State of North Dakota; the Amended Gaming Compact between the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation and the State of North Dakota; and the Amended Gaming Compact between the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians and the State of North Dakota.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2013-06444
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes approval of the agreement between the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and the State of Montana concerning Class III Gaming (Compact).
Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee
Document Number: 2013-06175
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-03-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee will meet as indicated below.
Cedarville Rancheria-Liquor Licensing Ordinance of the Cedarville Rancheria, Ordinance No. 2012-05
Document Number: 2013-05811
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Liquor Licensing Ordinance of the Cedarville Rancheria, Ordinance No. 2012-05. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Indian Country of the Cedarville Rancheria. The land is trust land and this Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the jurisdiction of the Cedarville Rancheria. 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, strengthen the tribal government and improve the delivery of tribal services.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2013-05596
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes an extension of the gaming compact between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Bishop Paiute Tribe-Liquor Control Ordinance No. 2012-07
Document Number: 2013-05499
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance No. 2012-07 of the Bishop Paiute Tribe. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Indian Country of the Bishop Paiute Tribe. The land is trust land and this Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the jurisdiction of the Bishop Paiute Tribe. 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.
Extension, Without Changes of Agency Information Collection for Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Contracts
Document Number: 2013-05498
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, which requires 60 days for public comment on proposed information collection projects, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Indian Health Service (IHS) are publishing for comment, a summary of a proposed information collection, titled ``Indian Self- Determination and Education Assistance Contracts, 25 CFR part 900,'' to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information is collected to process contracts, grants or cooperative agreements (contracts) for award by BIA and IHS, as authorized by the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA), as amended (25 U.S.C. 450 et seq.). This previously approved information collection (OMB Control Number 1076-0136) expires May 31, 2013.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Federal Acknowledgment of Tribes
Document Number: 2013-05495
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
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 Federal Acknowledgment of Tribes authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0104. This information collection expires July 31, 2013.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Permits
Document Number: 2013-05492
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
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 Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Permits authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0162. This information collection expires May 31, 2013.
Extending the Review Period for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Proposed Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, Washington
Document Number: 2013-05399
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is extending the review period for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, Washington.
Extending Scoping Period To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Navajo Nation Integrated Weed Management Plan Within Coconino, Navajo, and Apache Counties, AZ; McKinley, San Juan, McGill, and Cibola, Counties, NM; and San Juan County, UT
Document Number: 2013-05398
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is extending the public scoping period to prepare an EIS for the Navajo Nation Integrated Weed Management Plan on the Navajo Indian Reservation.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona
Document Number: 2013-05333
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 642.27 acres, more or less, as the Tohono O'odham Nation Indian Reservation for the Tohono O'odham Nation Tribe of Indians of Arizona on February 28, 2013.
Courts of Indian Offenses
Document Number: 2013-04824
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This interim final rule adds two Indian tribes to the list of tribes with Courts of Indian Offenses (also known as CFR Courts), and deletes five tribes from those under the jurisdiction of CFR Courts. The two tribes to be added are Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians and the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe. The tribes to be removed from the list are the Seminole Nation, the Miami Tribe, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the Wyandotte Tribe, and the Quapaw Tribe.