Bureau of Indian Affairs May 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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: 2021-11092
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-26
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; Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compact Process
Document Number: 2021-11091
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, 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: 2021-11090
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-26
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.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts in the State of Arizona
Document Number: 2021-10877
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the class III gaming compacts between each of the following Tribes and the State of Arizona (State): The Ak-Chin Indian Community; Cocopah Tribe of Arizona; Colorado River Indian Tribes of the Colorado River Indian Reservation; Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation; Fort Mojave Indian Tribe of Arizona, California & Nevada; Gila River Indian Community of the Gila River Indian Reservation; Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation; Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Indian Reservation; Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians; Navajo Nation; Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona; Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation; Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community of the Salt River Reservation; San Carlos Apache Tribe of the San Carlos Reservation; San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of Arizona; Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona; Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona; White Mountain Apache Tribe of the Fort Apache Reservation; Yavapai-Apache Nation of the Camp Verde Indian Reservation; and the Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation.
Tribal Energy Resource Agreements
Document Number: 2021-10764
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 18, 2019, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) amended its regulations governing Tribal Energy Resource Agreements (TERAs) between the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) and Indian Tribes. That document inadvertently failed to include the statutory requirement that any application for a Tribal Energy Development Organization (TEDO) be submitted by the Tribe, rather than the TEDO itself, and incorrectly listed three cross- references. This interim final rule would correct that omission and cross-references.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Bureau of Indian Education Tribal Colleges and Universities; Application for Grants and Annual Report Form
Document Number: 2021-10652
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-20
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 with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2021-10645
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-20
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.
Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) Grant; Solicitation of Proposals
Document Number: 2021-10086
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), through its Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) grant, is soliciting proposals from Tribes for technical assistance funding to hire consultants to perform feasibility studies of economic development opportunities. In addition to the feasibility study, NABDI grants may fund business plans for proposed businesses or Tribal businesses recovering from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Indian Highway Safety Grant
Document Number: 2021-10078
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-13
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 renew an information collection.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: 2021-09222
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns or has an interest in irrigation projects located on or associated with various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish irrigation assessment rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate these projects. We request your comments on the proposed rate adjustments.
HEARTH Act Approval of Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Document Number: 2021-09691
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (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 leases without further BIA approval.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Lower Elwha Tribal Community of Washington
Document Number: 2021-09551
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 559.203 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Lower Elwha Tribal Community.
HEARTH Act Approval of Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians Title 105 Leasing Code
Document Number: 2021-09197
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, Title 105 Leasing Code 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, residential, agricultural, wind and solar leases without further BIA approval.
Liquor Control Ordinance of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Document Number: 2021-09196
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas. The liquor control ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol in conformity with the laws of the State of Kansas for the purpose of generating new Tribal revenues. Enactment of this liquor control ordinance will help provide a source of revenue to strengthen Tribal government, provided for the economic viability of Tribal enterprises, and improve delivery of Tribal government services.