Bureau of Indian Affairs January 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
Document Number: 2016-01769
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-29
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 (BIA) by virtue of their status as Indian Tribes. The list is updated from the notice published on January 14, 2015.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Self-Governance Program
Document Number: 2016-01700
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-29
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 collection of information for Tribal Self-Governance Program authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0143. This information collection expires January 31, 2016.
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of the Salt River Reservation Liquor Ordinance
Document Number: 2016-01156
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of the Salt River Reservation Liquor Ordinance (Ordinance). The Ordinance certifies the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community's Liquor licensing laws to regulate and control the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the jurisdiction of the Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community. The Ordinance repeals and replaces the previous liquor control ordinance published in the Federal Register on July 13, 2010 (75 FR 39960), and any and all previous statutes.
HEARTH Act Approval of Ohkay Owingeh Regulations
Document Number: 2016-00518
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On January 4, 2016, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Ohkay Owingeh leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into the following type of leases without BIA approval: Business; residential; agricultural wind and solar resource; public; religious; educational; cultural; and other authorized purposes.
Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians-Amendment to Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2016-334
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians Liquor Control Ordinance. The ordinance allows the Tribe to manufacture beer, and allows for the sale, distribution, and tribal taxation of beer within the jurisdiction of the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians. This Ordinance repeals and replaces the previous liquor control ordinance published in the Federal Register on June 12, 2012 (77 FR 34982).
Sovereignty in Indian Education
Document Number: 2016-245
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) previously announced the availability of enhancement funds to Tribes and their Tribal education departments (TEDs) to promote Tribal control and operation of BIE- funded schools on their reservations. This notice extends the deadline for Tribes with at least one BIE-funded school on their reservation to submit grant proposals.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Mashpee Wampanoag
Document Number: 2016-310
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 321.34 acres, more or less, as the initial reservation of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe on December 30, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation's Proposed Trust Acquisition and Gaming Facility Project, DeKalb County, Illinois
Document Number: 2015-33247
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (Nation) as cooperating agency, intend to gather information necessary to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in connection with the Nation's application for the proposed acquisition in trust by the United States of approximately 129 acres for construction and operation of a gaming facility in DeKalb County, Illinois. This notice also opens public scoping to identify potential issues, concerns and alternatives to be considered in the EIS.