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

Procedures for Establishing That an American Indian Group Exists as an Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2013-15329
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs is examining ways to improve the Department's process for acknowledging an Indian tribe, as set forth in regulations. This document announces a comment period, tribal consultation sessions, and public comment sessions on a preliminary discussion draft of potential revisions to improve the Federal acknowledgment process.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Energy Resource Agreements
Document Number: 2013-14884
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-21
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.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Strategies To Benefit Native Species by Reducing the Abundance of Lake Trout in Flathead Lake, Montana
Document Number: 2013-14691
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as the lead Federal agency, with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation as a Cooperating Agency, intends to file a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) titled: Proposed Strategies to Benefit Native Species by Reducing the Abundance of Lake Trout in Flathead Lake, Montana. This notice also announces that the DEIS is now available for public review and that a public meeting will be held to solicit comments on the draft document.
Land Acquisitions: Appeals of Land Acquisition Decisions
Document Number: 2013-14696
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register of May 29, 2013, announcing the proposed rule to revise a section of regulations governing decisions by the Secretary to approve or deny applications to acquire land in trust under 25 CFR part 151. This document makes corrections to the ADDRESSES section to provide the mail and hand delivery addresses.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2013-13262
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes approval of an Agreement to Amend the Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compact between the Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community and the State of Arizona (Amendment).