Bureau of Indian Affairs October 31, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Leasing of Osage Reservation Lands for Oil and Gas Mining
Document Number: 2019-23765
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-31
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.
Updates to American Indian Probate Regulations
Document Number: 2019-23748
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) is considering potential updates to regulations governing probate of property that the United States holds in trust or restricted status for American Indians. Since the regulations were revised in 2008, the Department identified opportunities for improving the probate process. The Department is seeking Tribal input and public comment on its ideas for improvements in the regulations in general, and on the potential regulatory changes identified below in particular.