Bureau of Indian Affairs September 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) Funding Solicitations and Reporting
Document Number: 2017-20932
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington
Document Number: 2017-19915
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Acting Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proclaimed approximately 267.29 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe on July 21, 2017.
Bureau of Indian Education Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Establishment; Nominations
Document Number: 2017-19111
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-09-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The U.S. Department of the Interior is announcing its intent to establish the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (Committee) to advise the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) through the BIE on a proposed rule to revise the Adequate Yearly Progress regulation and invite Tribes whose students attend BIE-funded schools operated by either the BIE or by the Tribe through a contract or grant who would be affected by the final rule to nominate a representative for membership on the Committee. The BIE also invites nominations for Committee members who will adequately represent the interests that are likely to be significantly affected by the proposed rule such as: Students enrolled, or parents of students enrolled at the 174 BIE- funded schools, school teachers and administrators, Tribes, and Indian communities served by these schools. The BIE also solicits comments on the proposal to establish the Committee.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-19110
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing a public meeting of the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board). The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
Document Number: 2017-18854
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Acting Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proclaimed approximately 2012.77 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians on July 21, 21017.
HEARTH Act Approval of the Osage Nation Regulations
Document Number: 2017-18852
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On July 17, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Osage Nation (Nation) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Nation is authorized to enter into business site leases without further BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians' Leasing Regulations
Document Number: 2017-18849
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On July 17, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians' leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership (HEARTH) Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into the following types of leases without BIA approval: Agricultural, residential, business, wind and solar, wind energy evaluation, and other authorized purposes.