Bureau of Indian Affairs October 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.
Johnson-O'Malley Program; Preliminary Report
Document Number: 2019-23617
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
As required by the Johnson-O'Malley (JOM) Act of 1934, as amended by the JOM Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is publishing a Preliminary Report that describes the number of eligible Indian students served or potentially served by each eligible entity, using the most applicable and accurate data from the fiscal year proceeding the fiscal year for which the initial determination is to be made. BIE is also seeking written comments from eligible entities to gain feedback about the preliminary report.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Rights-of-Way on Indian Land
Document Number: 2019-23090
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-23
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 with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Grazing Permits
Document Number: 2019-22981
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-22
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.
Tribal Transportation Program; Delay of Compliance Date
Document Number: 2019-22682
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This interim final rule updates the Tribal Transportation Program regulations to delay the deadline for Tribes to comply with requirements to collect data on proposed roads for the National Tribal Transportation Facility Inventory (NTTFI).
HEARTH Act Approval of Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Regulations
Document Number: 2019-22681
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On July 25, 2019, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin (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 agricultural, residential, business, and other authorized purposes leases without further BIA approval.
Indian Gaming; Extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota and the State of South Dakota)
Document Number: 2019-22452
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota and the State of South Dakota.
Advisory Board of Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2019-22451
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children will hold its next meeting in Albuquerque, NM, November 13-15, 2019. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Program
Document Number: 2019-21424
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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; Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Proceedings in State Court
Document Number: 2019-21423
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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.