Bureau of Indian Affairs March 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

HEARTH Act Approval of Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Indian Reservation Code of Laws, Trust Lands Leasing Code
Document Number: 2018-06443
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On November 9, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Indian Reservation's leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into leases for business and residential purposes without BIA approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Law and Order on Indian Reservations-Marriage and Dissolution Applications
Document Number: 2018-06440
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Bureau of Indian Education Adult Education Program
Document Number: 2018-06439
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Sovereignty in Indian Education Grant Program
Document Number: 2018-06437
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and Five Civilized Tribes
Document Number: 2018-06434
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compact Process
Document Number: 2018-06433
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
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.
HEARTH Act Approval of Business Leasing Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06235
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 29, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians 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 and other authorized purposes.
HEARTH Act Approval of Ramona Band of Cahuilla's Business Site Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2018-06233
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 29, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Ramona Band of Cahuilla's leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into leases for business purposes without further BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Business Leasing Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06231
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 28, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians 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.
Land Acquisitions: The Shawnee Tribe
Document Number: 2018-06230
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Secretary of the Interior made a final agency determination to acquire 102.98 acres, more or less, of land near the City of Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma, in trust for the Shawnee Tribe for gaming and other purposes on January 19, 2018.
HEARTH Act Approval of Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Business, Agricultural, Residential, Wind and Solar Resource, and Wind Energy Evaluation Leases
Document Number: 2018-06229
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 29, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Michigan (Tribe) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business, agricultural, residential, wind and solar resource, and wind energy evaluation leases without further BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Coquille Indian Tribe Ordinance
Document Number: 2018-06228
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On November 9, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Coquille Indian Tribe leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business site leases without further BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Apache Tribe of Oklahoma Indian Lands Leasing Act of 2017 Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06227
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 28, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma Indian Lands Leasing Act of 2017 leasing Regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business, wind and solar, wind energy evaluation, and other authorized purposes leases without further BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Kootenai Tribe of Idaho's Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06226
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On November 9, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho's leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into residential leases without BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribe's Business Site Leasing Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06225
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On November 9, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Business Site Leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business site leases without further BIA approval.
Education Contracts Under Johnson-O'Malley Act
Document Number: 2018-05749
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This proposed rule would update one section of the regulation regarding when Indian students are eligible for benefits of education contracts under the Johnson-O'Malley Act (JOM), to codify past practice and a Federal District Court ruling by deleting the requirement that the Indian student must have \1/4\ or more degree of Indian blood.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Indian Highway Safety Grants
Document Number: 2018-05747
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the BIA Indian Highway Safety Program (IHSP) are proposing a new information collection.
Updates to Bureau of Indian Affairs Categorical Exclusions Under the National Environmental Policy Act
Document Number: 2018-04513
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to amend its categorical exclusions (CATEXs) under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) for certain BIA actions and is seeking comment. The BIA is requesting comment on whether to revise or delete any current CATEXs or add any new CATEXs.