National Indian Gaming Commission 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fee Rate
Document Number: E9-30466
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: National Indian Gaming Commission, Department of the Interior
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 25 CFR 514.1(a)(3), that the National Indian Gaming Commission has adopted final annual fee rates of 0.00% for tier 1 and 0.058% (.00058) for tier 2 for calendar year 2009. These rates shall apply to all assessable gross revenues from each gaming operation under the jurisdiction of the Commission. If a tribe has a certificate of self-regulation under 25 CFR part 518, the final fee rate on class II revenues for calendar year 2009 shall be one-half of the annual fee rate, which is 0.029% (.00029).
The National Environmental Policy Act Procedures Manual
Document Number: E9-28944
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The purpose of this notice is to provide an opportunity for public review and comment on the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) draft manual containing policy and procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, Executive Order 11514, as amended, and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA. Pursuant to CEQ regulations, the NIGC is soliciting comments on its proposed procedures from members of the interested public.
Minimum Internal Control Standards for Class II Gaming
Document Number: E9-24434
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (``NIGC'') announces the extension of the effective date on the final rule for Minimum Internal Control Standards for Class II Gaming. The final rule was published in the Federal Register on October 10, 2008. The Commission has changed the effective date for the amendments to Sec. Sec. 542.7 and 542.16 as well as the date for operations to implement tribal internal controls found in 543.3(c)(3) to October 13, 2010, in order to extend the transition time.
Amendments to Various National Indian Gaming Commission Regulations
Document Number: E9-20511
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (``NIGC'') announces the extension of the effective date on the final rule concerning various amendments to the National Indian Gaming Commission regulations. The final rule was published in the Federal Register on July 27, 2009. The Commission has changed the effective date to December 31, 2009, in order to extend the transition time.
Privacy Act Procedures
Document Number: E9-17745
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The purpose of this document is to propose to amend the procedures followed by the National Indian Gaming Commission (Commission) when processing a request under the Privacy Act of 1974. The proposed amendments make the following changes to the current
Amendments to Various National Indian Gaming Commission Regulations
Document Number: E9-17121
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The final rule modifies various Commission regulations to reduce by half the fee reporting burdens on tribes, remove obsolete provisions, clarify existing appellate procedures, update and clarify management contract procedures and costs for background investigations, clarify various definitions and licensing notices, update audit requirements to allow for simplified and consolidated reporting in certain circumstances, and add gaming on ineligible lands to the class of substantial violations warranting immediate closure.
Notice of Approved Class II and III Tribal Gaming Ordinances
Document Number: E9-14655
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-23
Agency: National Indian Gaming Commission, Department of the Interior
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of class II and III gaming ordinances approved by the Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Fee Rate
Document Number: E9-4410
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-04
Agency: National Indian Gaming Commission, Department of the Interior
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 25 CFR 514.1(a)(3), that the National Indian Gaming Commission has adopted preliminary annual fee rates of 0.00% for tier 1 and 0.058% (.00058) for tier 2 for calendar year 2009. These rates shall apply to all assessable gross revenues from each gaming operation under the jurisdiction of the Commission. If a tribe has a certificate of self regulation under 25 CFR part 518, the preliminary fee rate on class II revenues for calendar year 2009 shall be one-half of the annual fee rate, which is 0.0290% (.000290).
Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement and a Final Conformity Determination for the Proposed Federated Indians of the Graton Rancheria Casino and Hotel Project, Sonoma County, CA
Document Number: E9-4263
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
In accordance with Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq., the NIGC, in cooperation with the Federated Indians of the Graton Rancheria (the ``Graton Rancheria''), has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for a proposed casino and hotel project/action to be located in Sonoma County, California. The purpose of the proposed project/action is to help address the socio-economic needs of the Graton Rancheria. The FEIS includes an analysis of potential environmental impacts on those resources as a result of implementing each of the alternatives. A Response to Comments document is included within the FEIS which provides agency responses to substantive environmental comments raised during the DEIS comment period. The alternatives considered in detail within the FEIS are: (A) A casino/ hotel project on the ``Wilfred Site'' (the proposed project/action), (B, C) a casino/hotel project on the ``Stony Point Site,'' (D) a reduced intensity casino/hotel project on the ``Stony Point'' site, (E) an alternate use project on the ``Stony Point'' site, (F) a casino/ hotel project on the ``Lakeville Site,'' (G) a no proposed project/ action alternative, and (H) a reduced intensity casino/hotel on the ``Wilfred Site.'' This notice advises the public that the NIGC has filed the FEIS with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In accordance with Section 176 of the Clean Air Act 42 U.S.C. 7506, and the EPA general conformity regulations 40 CFR part 93, subpart B, a Final Conformity Determination (FCD) has been prepared for the proposed project. The FCD is contained within Appendix W of the FEIS.
Amendments to Various National Indian Gaming Commission Regulations
Document Number: E9-1346
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-01-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (``NIGC'') announces the extension of the comment period on the proposed rule concerning various amendments to the National Indian Gaming Commission regulations. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on December 22, 2008 (73 FR 78242). The NIGC is extending the comment period to March 9, 2009.