National Indian Gaming Commission 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission of Information Collections Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 2019-27839
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-26
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: Compliance and enforcement actions under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0001; tribal gaming ordinance approvals, background investigations, and issuance of licenses as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0003; National Environmental Policy Act submissions as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0006; and 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 January 31, 2020.
Fee Rate and Fingerprint Fees
Document Number: 2019-24266
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-07
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 maintains the lowest fee rate of the last nine years. 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 National Indian Gaming Commission has also adopted its fingerprint processing fee of $22 per card effective November 1, 2019. These new fee represent a $4 increase from the current fingerprint processing fee of $18 per card which have been in effect since 10/1/ 2016. The increase for this year's fingerprint fee is a result of bolstering information security systems and additional measures necessary to ensure compliance with Federal Bureau of Investigation requirements. The annual fee rates and fingerprint fee being adopted here are effective November 1, 2019, and will remain in effect until the Commission adopts new rates and fee.
Renewals of Information Collections Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 2019-14011
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-01
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: Compliance and enforcement actions under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, as authorized by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 3141-0001; approval of tribal ordinances, and background investigation and issuance of licenses, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0003; National Environmental Policy Act submissions, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0006; and 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 January 31, 2020.
Notice of Approved Class III Tribal Gaming Ordinances
Document Number: 2019-06566
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-04
Agency: National Indian Gaming Commission, Department of the Interior
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of Class III tribal gaming ordinances approved by the Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Annual Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalty To Reflect Inflation
Document Number: 2019-03475
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-01
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.