Bureau of Indian Affairs May 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Tule River Tribe's Proposed Fee-to-Trust and Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation Project, Tulare County, California
Document Number: 2019-11383
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, with the Tule River Indian Tribe (Tribe), City of Porterville (City), Tulare County (County), California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the EPA in connection with the Tribe's application for transfer into trust by the United States of approximately 40 acres for gaming and other purposes in the City of Porterville, Tulare County, California.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Ho-Chunk Nation Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, City of Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin
Document Number: 2019-11382
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, with the City of Beloit, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Ho-Chunk Nation (Nation), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the EPA in connection with the Nation's application for transfer into trust by the United States of approximately 33 acres for gaming and other purposes in the City of Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Campo Wind Energy Project, San Diego, California
Document Number: 2019-10914
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, this notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) in connection with the approval of a lease between the Campo Band of Diegueno Mission Indians (Tribe) and Terra-Gen Development Company, LLC (Terra-Gen), to construct and operate a wind energy generation project on the Campo Indian Reservation (Reservation). This Notice of Availability (NOA) also announces that the DEIS is now available for public review and that a public hearing will be held to receive comments on the DEIS.
Johnson-O'Malley Program
Document Number: 2019-10718
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will conduct consultations on which source can provide the most applicable and accurate data for a preliminary report on the number of eligible Indian students served, or potentially served, by entities eligible for participation in the Johnson-O'Malley (JOM) Supplemental Indian Education Program. The sources under consideration are: The Bureau of the Census, the National Center for Education Statistics, or the Office of Indian Education of the Department of Education. The preliminary report will reflect an initial determination regarding the eligible Indian student count for the purposes of calculating formula allocations for programs under the JOM Act of 1934, as amended by the JOM Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act (JOM Modernization Act). BIE is also interested in determining the interest of Tribes, State and local educational agencies, and Alaska Native organizations of entering into JOM contracts.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Payment for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts
Document Number: 2019-09641
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice
Document Number: 2019-09611
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act provide that Indian Tribes may designate an agent other than the Tribal chairman for service of notice of proceedings under the Act. This notice includes the current list of designated Tribal agents for service of notice.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
Document Number: 2019-09610
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 6.94 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on April 17, 2019.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Document Number: 2019-09609
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 0.115 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, on April 17, 2019.
HEARTH Act Approval of Pueblo of Isleta Leasing Law
Document Number: 2019-09608
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On April 17, 2019, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Pueblo of Isleta's (Tribe) Leasing Law under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into agricultural, residential, business, wind and solar, wind energy evaluation, and other authorized purposes leases without further BIA approval.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2019-09468
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oklahoma entered into a compact amendment with the Shawnee Tribe governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the Non-House-Banked Table Games Supplement to the compact between the Shawnee Tribe and the State of Oklahoma.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe of Washington
Document Number: 2019-09331
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 13.71 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation on April 17, 2019.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, Washington
Document Number: 2019-09330
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 6.10 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, Washington on April 17, 2019.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, Washington
Document Number: 2019-09329
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proclaimed approximately 212.15 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, on April 17, 2019.
Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2020 or Calendar Year 2020; Correction.
Document Number: 2019-09322
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published a document in the Federal Register of February 21, 2019, establishing an Office of Self- Governance deadline for Indian Tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the Tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2020 or calendar year 2020. The document contained an incorrect date.