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

Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Navajo Nation Integrated Weed Management Plan, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah
Document Number: 2021-23591
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as the lead Federal agency, with the Navajo Nation as a cooperating agency, intends to file a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (DPEIS) with the Environmental Protection Agency for the proposed Navajo Nation Integrated Weed Management Plan (NNIWMP). This notice also announces that the DPEIS is now available for public review and comment and that a public hearing will be held to receive comments on the DPEIS.
Living Languages Grant Program (LLGP); Solicitation of Proposals
Document Number: 2021-23406
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of Indian Economic Development (OIED), through its Living Languages Grant Program (LLGP), is soliciting proposals from federally recognized Tribes for grants to fund Native language instruction and immersion programs for Native students not enrolled at Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools, including those Tribes in States without BIE-funded schools.
Indian Land Title and Records; Correction
Document Number: 2021-23063
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This document corrects a typographical error in the preamble to the final rule that revised Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) regulations governing the Land Title and Records Office (LTRO) to reflect modernization of the LTRO. The correction clarifies that the LTRO provides documents to the agency, rather than to itself.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2021-23064
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Seventh Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact (Amendment) for Class III Gaming between the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Student Transportation Form
Document Number: 2021-22602
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-18
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; Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe, 25 CFR 83
Document Number: 2021-21940
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA) are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Data Elements for Student Enrollment in Bureau-Funded Schools
Document Number: 2021-21936
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-07
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.
Tribal Listening Sessions on Climate Change and Discretionary Grants
Document Number: 2021-21804
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department invites representatives of federally recognized Tribes to participate in three upcoming virtual listening sessions focused on climate change and Tribal Nations and two upcoming virtual listening sessions focused on Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) discretionary grants for Tribes. The Department also invites Tribal youth to the first scheduled climate listening session, which is focused on Tribal youth and climate. Climate change, equity, and environmental justice are among this Administration's top priorities. The Department would like to ensure that its efforts and the initiatives it develops to meet these priorities and to effectively administer discretionary grants programs are shaped and designed based on feedback and information received from across Indian Country and Alaska Native Villages.
Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice
Document Number: 2021-21464
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act provide that Federally recognized 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.
Election of Officers of the Osage Minerals Council
Document Number: 2021-21385
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is finalizing revisions to its regulations governing elections of the Osage Nation. These revisions update and limit the Secretary's role to the task of compiling a list of voters for Osage Minerals Council elections. These changes reaffirm the inherent sovereign rights of the Osage Nation to determine its membership and form of government.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Minnesota
Document Number: 2021-21384
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Third Amendment to Technical Standards in [the] Tribal-State Compact for Control of Class III Blackjack on the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Minnesota (Amendment) and the State of Minnesota.