Bureau of Indian Affairs November 19, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Rights-of-Way on Indian Land
Document Number: 2015-28548
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This final rule comprehensively updates and streamlines the process for obtaining Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) grants of rights- of-way on Indian land, while supporting tribal self-determination and self-governance. This final rule further implements the policy decisions and approaches established in the leasing regulations, which BIA finalized in December 2012, by applying them to the rights-of-way context where applicable. The rule also applies to BIA land.