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

Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Louisiana
Document Number: 2021-16042
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact for the Conduct of Class III Gaming between the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana (Tribe) and the State of Louisiana (State).
Indian Gaming; Extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact (Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Reservation and the State of Nevada)
Document Number: 2021-16041
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation and the State of Nevada.
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: 2021-15977
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-28
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 Energy Resource Agreements
Document Number: 2021-15929
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is confirming the interim final rule published on May 24, 2021, updating regulations governing Tribal Energy Resource Agreements (TERAs) between the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) and Indian Tribes. The interim final rule added the statutory requirement that that any application for a Tribal Energy Development Organization (TEDO) be submitted by the Tribe and corrected cross-references.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Law and Order on Indian Reservations-Marriage and Dissolution Applications
Document Number: 2021-15237
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
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.
Office of Indian Economic Development, Tribal Tourism Grant Program (TTGP), Part of the NATIVE Act
Document Number: 2021-14835
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), through the Office of Indian Economic Development (OIED), Division of Economic Development (DED), solicits proposals from Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations (as defined in the NATIVE Act) to receive grants to support Tribal tourism feasibility studies and/or Tribal tourism business plan development. The Program supports Tribes and Tribal organizations to increase their capacity to plan, develop and manage tourism and related infrastructure in support of economic development and the NATIVE Act. The Program will provide funding for Tribes and Tribal organizations to conduct tourism feasibility studies that will empower them to make informed decisions on potential tourism project(s). The Program will also provide funding for Tribes and Tribal organizations to develop business plans on completed tourism feasibility studies. In addition to the feasibility study, tourism grants may fund business plans for Tribal tourism businesses recovering from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2021-14834
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Fourth Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming between the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State).
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of South Dakota
Document Number: 2021-14833
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the class III gaming compact between the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation (Tribe) and the State of South Dakota (State).
Cayuga Nation of New York; Alcoholic Beverage Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2021-14219
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the liquor control ordinance of the Cayuga Nation of New York. The liquor control statute regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol in conformity with the laws of the State of New York.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Minnesota
Document Number: 2021-14218
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the class III gaming compact between the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (Tribe) and the State of Minnesota (State).
Indian Gaming; Approval by Operation of Law of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Indiana
Document Number: 2021-14217
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval by operation law of the compact between the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians (Tribe) and the State of Indiana (State) providing for the conduct of Tribal class III gaming by the Tribe.
Use of Bureau-Operated Schools by Third Parties Under Lease Agreements and Fundraising Activity by Bureau-Operated School Personnel
Document Number: 2021-13196
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Congress authorized the Director of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE or Bureau) to enter into agreements with third parties to lease the land or facilities of a Bureau-operated school in exchange for funding that benefits the school. This final rule establishes standards for the appropriate use of lands and facilities under a lease agreement, provisions for establishment and administration of mechanisms for the acceptance of consideration for the use and benefit of a school, accountability standards to ensure ethical conduct, and provisions for monitoring the amount and terms of consideration received, the manner in which the consideration is used, and any results achieved by such use. This final rule also establishes standards to implement authority provided by Congress for BIE personnel to fundraise on behalf of Bureau-operated schools.