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

Intent To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Integrated Resource Management Plan for the Colville Reservation in Okanogan and Ferry Counties, WA
Document Number: 2014-27682
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in cooperation with the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (Tribes), intends to gather information necessary to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement (Programmatic EIS) for the proposed Integrated Resource Management Plan (IRMP) for the Colville Reservation in Okanogan and Ferry Counties, Washington. This notice also announces public scoping meetings to identify potential issues and content for inclusion in the Programmatic EIS.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Aiya Solar Project on the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2014-27642
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In order to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency in cooperation with the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Moapa Band), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and other Federal agencies, intend to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will evaluate a photovoltaic solar energy generation project on the Moapa River Indian Reservation and a transmission line located on tribal lands, private lands and Federal lands administered and managed by BLM in Clark County, Nevada. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify potential issues related to the EIS. It also announces that two public scoping meetings will be held in Nevada to identify potential issues, alternatives, and mitigation to be considered in the EIS.
Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Snow Mountain Solar Project on the Las Vegas Paiute Indian Reservation, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2014-27379
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In order to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency in cooperation with the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe (Tribe), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and other Federal agencies, intend to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will evaluate a proposed photovoltaic (PV) solar energy generation project on the Las Vegas Paiute Indian Reservation and a transmission line located on tribal lands, private lands and/or Federal lands administered and managed by BLM in Clark County, Nevada. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify potential issues related to the EIS. It also announces that public scoping meetings will be held in Nevada to identify potential issues, alternatives, and mitigation to be considered in the EIS.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2014-27377
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Class III Gaming Compact between the Karuk Tribe and the State of California taking effect.
Revision of Agency Information Collection for Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report
Document Number: 2014-27375
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
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 submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for approval for the revision of collection of information for the Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0131, which expires November 30, 2014.
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Notice To Amend an Existing System of Records
Document Number: 2014-27033
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-14
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 titled, Trust Asset and Accounting Management SystemInterior, BIA-04. The amendment would update the system location, categories of individuals covered, categories of records, authority for maintenance, storage, safeguards, retention and disposal, system manager and address, notification procedures, records access and contesting procedures, records source categories. It would also update the routine uses to include activities related to land consolidation of fractionated lands. The system provides the Bureau of Indian Affairs and tribal users access to trust asset data and trust asset management tools to create, modify, and maintain records relating to land ownership, contracts and leases, and beneficial owners.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2014-27004
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This publishes notice of the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Yankton Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS
Document Number: 2014-26539
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-07
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 submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information, ``Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS.'' The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0160, which expires November 30, 2014.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Sovereignty in Indian Education Grant Program
Document Number: 2014-26537
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the Sovereignty in Indian Education Grant Program authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0182. This information collection expires January 31, 2015.
Rights-of-Way on Indian Land
Document Number: 2014-26264
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This document announces that the Department will accept comments on the proposed rule governing rights-of-way on Indian land until November 28, 2014. The proposed rule would comprehensively update and streamline the process for obtaining BIA grants of rights-of-way on Indian land, while supporting tribal self-determination and self- governance.