Bureau of Indian Affairs January 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Snoqualmie Indian Tribe-Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2014-02097
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe's Liquor Control Ordinance. The ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe's Indian country. This ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the jurisdiction of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, 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.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Fee-to-Trust Conveyance of Property and Casino Project for the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, Wisconsin in the Town of Thompson, Sullivan County, New York
Document Number: 2014-01682
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is making available for public review the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed conveyance of 330 acres of land into trust status and construction of a gaming complex. The purpose of the proposed action is to help meet the Stockbridge-Munsee Community's (Tribe's) socio-economic needs.
Final Determination Against Federal Acknowledgment of the Tolowa Nation
Document Number: 2014-01831
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) gives notice that the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA) declines to acknowledge the petitioner known as the Tolowa Nation (Petitioner 85) as an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. The AS-IA makes this final determination (FD) because the petitioner does not satisfy one of the seven mandatory criteria in the applicable regulations (25 CFR 83.7), specifically criterion 83.7(b), and therefore, does not meet the requirements for a government-to-government relationship with the United States. Based on the limited nature and extent of comment, and consistent with previous practices, the Department did not produce a separate detailed report or other summary under the criteria pertaining to this FD. This notice is the FD.
Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
Document Number: 2014-01683
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the current list of 566 tribal entities recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs by virtue of their status as Indian tribes. The list is updated from the notice published on May 6, 2013 (78 FR 26384).
Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2015 or Calendar Year 2015
Document Number: 2014-01468
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a March 1, 2014, deadline for Indian tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2015 or calendar year 2015.
Proposed Finding Against Acknowledgment of the Meherrin Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2014-01353
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) gives notice that the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA) proposes to determine that the petitioner known as the ``Meherrin Indian Tribe'' (MTB), Petitioner 119b, is not an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on an investigation which determined that the petitioner does not satisfy criterion 83.7(e) as set forth in the applicable regulations, and therefore, does not meet the requirements for a government-to-government relationship with the United States.
Proposed Finding for Federal Acknowledgment of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2014-01349
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) gives notice that the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA) proposes to determine that the petitioner known as the Pamunkey Indian Tribe (Petitioner 323), 331 Pocket Road, King William, VA 23086, c/o Mr. Kevin M. Brown, is an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on a proposed finding (PF) that the petitioner satisfies the seven mandatory criteria for acknowledgment set forth in the applicable regulations, and thus, meets the requirements for a government-to-government relationship with the United States.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: 2014-01280
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns, or has an interest in, irrigation projects located on or associated with various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish irrigation assessment rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate these projects. We are notifying you that we have adjusted the irrigation assessment rates at several of our irrigation projects and facilities to reflect current costs of administration, operation, maintenance, and rehabilitation.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: 2014-01154
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns or has an interest in irrigation projects located on or associated with various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish irrigation assessment rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate these projects. We request your comments on the proposed rate adjustments.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2014-00901
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This publishes notice of the Extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2014-00898
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compact between the Fort Independence Indian Community of Paiute Indians and the State of California.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2014-00887
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Class III Gaming Compact between the Ramona Band of Cahuilla and the State of California taking effect.
Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice
Document Number: 2014-00779
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act provide that Indian tribes may designate an agent other than the tribal chairman for service of notice of proceedings under the Act. This notice includes the current list of designated tribal agents for service of notice.