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

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.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2013-03614
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes an extension of the gaming compact between the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
List of Allottees or Heirs Determined To Receive Monetary Compensation Under the White Earth Reservation Land Settlement Act of 1985, as Amended
Document Number: 2013-03457
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Pursuant to Section 8(c) of the White Earth Land Settlement Act of 1985 (the Act), Public Law 99-264 (100 Stat. 61), as amended this notice lists individuals whose whereabouts are unknown. Therefore as described in the Act undeliverable monetary compensation payments which have been determined to fall within the scope of sections 4(a), 4(b), or 5(c) of the Act are being published.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2013-03326
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Approval of the Class III Tribal- State Gaming Compact between the Chippewa-Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and the State of Montana.
Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee
Document Number: 2013-02871
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee, will meet as indicated in the DATES section of this document.
Privacy Act of 1974; as amended; Notice to Amend an Existing System of Records
Document Number: 2013-02359
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior is issuing a public notice of its intent to amend the Bureau of Indian Affairs Privacy Act system of records, ``National Irrigation Information Management System (NIIMS), Interior, BIA-34,'' to update the system location, categories of individuals covered by the system, categories of records in the system, authority for maintenance of the system, routine uses, storage, safeguards, retention and disposal, system manager and address, and records source categories. The National Irrigation Information Management System is a collection, debt management, and billing system utilized by various Indian irrigation projects operated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The system facilitates the revenue and collections business cycle, including billing for the construction, operation and maintenance costs of the project which are reimbursable to the Federal government.
Final 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: 2013-02158
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-01
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 Spokane Tribe of Indians (Tribe), National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), the City of Airway Heights (City), Spokane County, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the U.S. Department of the Air force (Air Force) serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, Washington, and that the FEIS is now available for public review.
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.