Bureau of Indian Affairs February 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Guidelines for State Courts and Agencies in Indian Child Custody Proceedings
Document Number: 2015-03925
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
These updated guidelines provide guidance to State courts and child welfare agencies implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act's (ICWA) provisions in light of written and oral comments received during a review of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Guidelines for State Courts in Indian Child Custody Proceedings published in 1979. They also reflect recommendations made by the Attorney General's Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence and significant developments in jurisprudence since ICWA's inception. The updated BIA Guidelines for State Courts and Agencies in Indian Child Custody Proceedings promote compliance with ICWA's stated goals and provisions by providing a framework for State courts and child welfare agencies to follow, as well as best practices for ICWA compliance. Effective immediately, these guidelines supersede and replace the guidelines published in 1979.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Bureau of Indian Education Adult Education Program
Document Number: 2015-03574
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-23
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 submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for the Bureau of Indian Education Adult Education Program. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0120, which expires February 28, 2015.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Probate of Indian Estates
Document Number: 2015-03045
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-13
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 titled ``Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and the Five Civilized Tribes.'' The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0169, which expires February 28, 2015.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Law and Order on Indian Reservations-Marriage and Dissolution Applications
Document Number: 2015-02542
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-09
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 the Law and Order on Indian ReservationsMarriage & Dissolution Applications, which concerns marriage and dissolution of a marriage in a Court of Indian Offenses. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0094. This information collection expires April 30, 2015.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Probate Codes
Document Number: 2015-02000
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
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 titled ``Tribal Probate Codes.'' The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0168, which expires February 28, 2015.
Pueblo of Acoma-Title 19-Alcoholic Beverage Sales Law of the Pueblo of Acoma
Document Number: 2015-01989
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Alcoholic Beverage Sales Law of the Pueblo of Acoma. The Law regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Pueblo of Acoma. The Law will increase the ability of the Pueblo of Acoma to control the distribution and possession of liquor within their Reservation and Indian country, provide an important source of revenue, and improve the tribal government's capacity to deliver tribal services.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2015-01982
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the compact between the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota governing Class III gaming (Compact).
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2015-01973
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
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.