National Indian Gaming Commission 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Minimum Internal Control Standards
Document Number: 2013-23977
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) amends its minimum internal control standards for Class II gaming under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to add standards for kiosks.
Submission of Information Collection Extensions Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 2013-22260
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
Concurrently with the publication of this second notice of request for comments, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) intends to submit the following information collections to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of 3- year extensions under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Commission is seeking comments on the renewal of information collections for the following activities: (i) Compliance and enforcement actions under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0001; (ii) tribal gaming ordinance approvals, background investigations, and issuance of licenses as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0003; (iii) National Environmental Policy Act submissions as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0006; and (iv) issuance to tribes of certificates of self- regulation for Class II gaming as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0008. These information collections all expire on October 31, 2013.
Renewals of Information Collections Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 2013-16179
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is seeking comments on the renewal of information collections for the following activities: (i) Compliance and enforcement actions under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act as authorized by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 3141-0001; (ii) approval of tribal ordinances, and background investigation and issuance of licenses as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0003; (iii) National Environmental Policy Act submissions as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0006; and (iv) issuance to tribes of certificates of self-regulation for Class II gaming as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0008. These information collections all expire on October 31, 2013.
Electronic One Touch Bingo System
Document Number: 2013-15031
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) is seeking comment on a proposed reinterpretation of an agency decision regarding the classification of server based electronic bingo system games that can be played utilizing only one touch of a button (``one touch bingo''). The proposed reinterpretation is in response to questions the NIGC received from the regulated community and the public about whether one touch bingo is a Class II or Class III game.
Self-Regulation of Class II Gaming
Document Number: 2013-14669
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is revising its rules concerning the issuance of certificates for tribal self-regulation of Class II gaming: To correct a section heading in the table of contents; to correct a conflict in the deadlines contained in one of the sections which, if left uncorrected, would at times require the Commission to issue certain preliminary findings on the same day that it receives a tribe's response to the Office of Self Regulation's recommendation and report; and to correct referencing errors in two of its rules.
2013 Final Fee Rate and Fingerprint Fees
Document Number: 2013-13257
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 25 CFR 514.2, that the National Indian Gaming Commission has adopted its 2013 final annual fee rates of 0.00% for tier 1 and 0.072% (.00072) for tier 2. 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 2013 final fee rate on Class II revenues shall be one-half of the annual fee rate, which is 0.036% (.00036). Pursuant to 25 CFR 514.16, the National Indian Gaming Commission has also adopted its new fingerprint processing fees of $22 per card effective June 1st, 2013.
Minimum Technical Standards for Class II Gaming Systems and Equipment
Document Number: 2013-09604
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is amending its rules regarding technical standards for Class II gaming systems and equipment to harmonize the charitable gaming exemption amount in the technical standards with the charitable gaming exemption amount in its Class II minimum internal control standards.
Tribal Background Investigations and Licensing
Document Number: 2013-08538
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is revising its gaming license regulations to correct a section reference in one of its rules.
Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Approval of a Gaming Management Contract
Document Number: 2013-08267
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
This notice advises the public that the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) as lead agency, in cooperation with the Jamul Indian Village (Tribe), intends to gather information necessary to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for the proposed Gaming Management Contract between the Tribe and San Diego Gaming Ventures, LLC (SDGV). The Gaming Management Contract, if approved, would allow SDGV to manage the approved 203,000 square foot tribal gaming facility to be located on the Tribe's Reservation, which qualifies as ``Indian Lands'' pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 2703. The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Pacific Region, Division of Environmental, Cultural Resources Management & Safety will serve as environmental staff to the NIGC in the preparation of the SEIS. As such, the BIA is the contact for further information, in lieu of the NIGC. This notice also announces that no public scoping meeting will be held for the SEIS.
Appeal Proceedings Before the Commission
Document Number: 2013-08263
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is revising its appeals regulations to include, amongst the appealable actions, the Chair's decisions to approve or object to a tribal gaming regulatory authority's adoption of alternate standards from those required by the Commission's minimum internal control standards and/or technical standards.
Self-Regulation of Class II Gaming
Document Number: 2013-07621
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) amends its regulation for the review and approval of petitions seeking the issuance of a certificate for tribal self-regulation of Class II gaming.
Fee Rate
Document Number: C1-2013-05334
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
Fee Rate
Document Number: 2013-05334
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 25 CFR 514.2, that the National Indian Gaming Commission has adopted its 2013 preliminary annual fee rates of 0.00% for tier 1 and 0.074% (.00074) for tier 2. 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 2013 preliminary fee rate on Class II revenues shall be one-half of the annual fee rate, which is 0.037% (.00037).
Notice of Approved Class III Tribal Gaming Ordinances
Document Number: 2013-04947
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the approved Class III tribal gaming ordinances.
Minimum Technical Standards for Class II Gaming Systems and Equipment
Document Number: 2013-03670
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
On September 21, 2012, the National Indian Gaming Commission (``NIGC'') published a final rule amending its technical standards for Class II gaming systems and equipment, and the rule became effective on October 22, 2012. This document proposes an amendment to the regulatory text of the final rule to harmonize the charitable gaming exemptions in the Technical Standards and the Class II Minimum Internal Control Standards of NIGC regulations.
Minimum Internal Control Standards
Document Number: 2013-03669
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) proposes to amend its minimum internal control standards for Class II gaming under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to add standards for the drop and count and surveillance of kiosks.
Tribal Background Investigations and Licensing
Document Number: 2013-01315
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is amending certain NIGC regulations concerning background investigations and licenses to streamline the submission of documents to the Commission; to ensure that two notifications are submitted to the Commission in compliance with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA); and to clarify the regulations regarding the issuance of temporary and permanent gaming licenses.
Fees
Document Number: 2013-00942
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) corrects its fee regulations in order to reference the Commission's recently finalized appeal rules contained in another subchapter.
Compliance and Enforcement
Document Number: 2013-00946
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
On August 9, 2012, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) published a final rule amending its enforcement regulation to include a graduated pre-enforcement process for voluntary compliance. That rule referenced a rule that was later withdrawn and also incorrectly referenced an internal citation. This publication corrects the error and makes technical amendments to reference the Commission's recently finalized appeal rules contained in a new subchapter.
Appeal Proceedings Before the Commission
Document Number: 2013-00941
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) proposes to revise its appeals rules to include, amongst the appealable actions, the Chair's decisions to approve or object to a tribal gaming regulatory authority's adoption of alternate standards from those required by the Commission's minimum internal control standards and/or technical standards.