National Indian Gaming Commission 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Minimum Internal Control Standards
Document Number: 2018-27651
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-21
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 correct an erroneous deletion of the key control standards and to make other minor edits and additions for clarity.
Fee Rate and Fingerprint Fees
Document Number: 2018-24219
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
Notice is hereby given that the National Indian Gaming Commission has adopted its annual fee rates of 0.00% for tier 1 and 0.062% (.00062) for tier 2, which remain the same as current fee rates. The tier 2 annual fee rate represents the lowest fee rate adopted by the Commission since 2010. 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, the fee rate on Class II revenues shall be 0.031% (.00031) which is one-half of the annual fee rate. The fee rates being adopted here are effective November 1, 2018, and will remain in effect until new rates are adopted. The National Indian Gaming Commission has also adopted its fingerprint processing fees of $18 per card effective November 1, 2018. These fees remain the same as current fingerprint processing fees.
Submission of Information Collections Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 2018-20130
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-17
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 announcing its submission, concurrently with the publication of this notice or soon thereafter, of the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The Commission is seeking comments on the renewal of information collections for the following activities: (i) Indian gaming management contract-related submissions, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141- 0004 (expires on November 30, 2018); (ii) Indian gaming fee payments- related submissions, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0007 (expires on November 30, 2018); (iii) minimum internal control standards for class II gaming submission and recordkeeping requirements, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0009 (expires on November 30, 2018); (iv) facility license-related submission and recordkeeping requirements, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141- 0012 (expires on November 30, 2018); and (v) minimum technical standards for class II gaming systems and equipment submission and recordkeeping requirements, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141- 0014 (expires on November 30, 2018).
Adoption and Recirculation of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Wilton Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project
Document Number: 2018-20042
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) is adopting the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Department of the Interior, December 2016 Final Environmental Impact Statement (the ``BIA EIS'') for the Wilton Rancheria (Tribe) Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project in Elk Grove, California. The NIGC is adopting the BIA EIS to satisfy the NIGC's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) obligations related to the Tribe's request for the NIGC Chairman's approval of a gaming management agreement between the Tribe and BGM Co, Inc. (BGM).
Request for New Information Collection Under the Paperwork Reduction Act: Stakeholders Surveys
Document Number: 2018-17129
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) offers the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a new proposed generic information collection, i.e., voluntary stakeholders surveys to be conducted by the NIGC. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act, the NIGC is soliciting comments for this proposed collection.
Minimum Internal Control Standards
Document Number: 2018-16254
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) is suspending its minimum internal control standards (MICS) for Class III gaming under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. Updated guidance for Class III MICS will now be maintained at www.nigc.gov.
Renewals of Information Collections and Request for New Collection Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 2018-12498
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-12
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: Indian gaming management contract-related submissions, as authorized by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 3141-0004 (expires on November 30, 2018); Indian gaming fee payments- related submissions, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0007 (expires on November 30, 2018); minimum internal control standards for class II gaming submission and recordkeeping requirements, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0009 (expires on November 30, 2018); facility license-related submission and recordkeeping requirements, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0012 (expires on November 30, 2018); and minimum technical standards for class II gaming systems and equipment submission and recordkeeping requirements, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0014 (expires on November 30, 2018).
Minimum Internal Control Standards
Document Number: 2018-10365
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-06-08
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 correct an erroneous deletion of the key control standards and to make other minor edits and additions for clarity.
Freedom of Information Act Procedures
Document Number: 2018-01433
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-26
Agency: National Indian Gaming Commission, Department of the Interior
This rule amends the procedures followed by the National Indian Gaming Commission when processing a request under the Freedom of Information Act, as amended. These amendments update certain Commission information, conform to changes made in the Freedom of Information Act Improvements Act of 2016, and streamline how the Commission processes its Freedom of Information Act requests.
Fees
Document Number: 2018-00877
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-22
Agency: National Indian Gaming Commission, Department of the Interior
The National Indian Gaming Commission is amending its fee regulations. The rule amends the regulations that describe when the Commission adopts annual fee rates, defines the fiscal year of the gaming operation that will be used for calculating the fee payments, and includes additional revisions clarifying the fee calculation and submission process for gaming operations.
Minimum Technical Standards for Class II Gaming Systems and Equipment; Correction
Document Number: 2018-00936
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-19
Agency: National Indian Gaming Commission, Department of the Interior
On December 27, 2017, the National Indian Gaming Commission published a rule amending its minimum technical standards for Class II gaming systems and equipment. This document corrects the preamble regarding the OMB Control Number and OMB Control Number expiration date.
Annual Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalty To Reflect Inflation
Document Number: 2018-00505
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
In compliance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the Act) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is amending its civil monetary penalty rule to reflect an annual adjustment for inflation in order to improve the penalty's effectiveness and maintain its deterrent effect. The Act provides that the new penalty level must apply to penalties assessed after the effective date of the increase, including when the penalties whose associated violation predate the increase.