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

Agency Information Collection Activities; Tribal Self-Governance Program
Document Number: 2021-28336
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-30
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.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2021-28214
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-28
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 Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State).
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2021-28213
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Memorandum of Incorporation of Most Favored Nation Amendments to the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming (Amendment) between the Port Gamble S'Klallam (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Tribal Colleges and Universities CARES Act and CRRSA Act Report
Document Number: 2021-28113
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-28
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 a new information collection.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2021-27976
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Seventh Amendment to the Tribal State Compact (Compact) for Class III Gaming between the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State).
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2021-27975
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Memorandum of Incorporation of Most Favored Nation Amendments to the Tribal State Compact (Amendment) between the Lummi Nation (Nation) and the State of Washington (State).
Resumption of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Coquille Indian Tribe Fee-to-Trust and Gaming Facility Project, Medford, Oregon
Document Number: 2021-27953
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has withdrawn the Department of the Interior's previous denial of the Coquille Indian Tribe's (Tribe) application to transfer land into trust in Medford, Oregon. Pursuant to this notice, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) will resume preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed project.
Kaw Nation Alcohol Ordinance of 2019; Repeal and Replace
Document Number: 2021-27496
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Kaw Nation Alcohol Ordinance of 2019 which repeals and replaces the Kaw Nation Alcohol Control Ordinance previously published in the Federal Register and any and all previous statutes. The Kaw Nation Alcohol Ordinance of 2019 regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of liquor on the Kaw Nation trust lands in conformity with the Federal laws and of the State of Oklahoma where applicable and necessary. The enactment of this Ordinance will provide and important source of tax revenue for the continued operation and strengthening the Kaw Nation government and the delivery of tribal government services and, the economic viability of tribal enterprises.
American Indian Probate Regulations
Document Number: 2021-27257
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) is finalizing updates to its regulations governing probate of property that the United States holds in trust or restricted status for American Indians, in an effort to continually improve the services the Department provides to individual Indians and Tribes. These updates allow the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) to adjudicate probate cases more efficiently by, among other things, establishing an expedited process for small, funds-only estates, reorganizing the purchase-at-probate process so that estates may be closed more quickly, and specifying which reasons justify reopening of closed probate estates. The revisions also enhance OHA's processing by adding certainty as to how estates should be distributed when certain circumstances arise that are not addressed in the statute, and improve notification to interested parties by, among other things, requiring posting of probate notices on a devoted OHA web page.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Bureau of Indian Education Tribal Colleges and Universities; Application for Grants and Annual Report Form
Document Number: 2021-27403
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-20
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.
Living Languages Grant Program (LLGP); Solicitation of Proposals
Document Number: 2021-26401
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-06
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 and Tribal organizations 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 Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of South Dakota
Document Number: 2021-26274
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Amendment to the Gaming Compact (Amendment) between the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation (Tribe) and the State of South Dakota (State).