Indian Affairs Bureau September 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Colorado River Tribe-Health and Safety Code, Article 2-Liquor
Document Number: E7-19150
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an amendment to the Colorado River Tribal Health and Safety Code, Article 2, Liquor, Chapter 6, Sections 2-601 through 620. The Code regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Colorado River Tribe's Reservation. The land is located on trust land and this Code allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within Colorado River Tribe's Reservation. This Code will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within their reservation and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Land Acquisitions; Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Document Number: E7-19139
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior has made a final determination to acquire real property ``in trust'' for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.
Model Tribal Probate Code, Guidance for Submission of Tribal Probate Codes Under 25 U.S.C. Section 2205
Document Number: E7-19103
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is announcing the availability of a Model Tribal Probate Code with comments entitled ``Model Tribal Probate Code.'' BIA issues notices to inform tribes, Indians, and other interested persons about important policies, procedures, and related decisions, and these notices serve to provide guidance to tribes and BIA personnel. This notice provides guidance to tribes considering the creation and adoption of a Tribal Probate Code containing provisions applicable to trust and restricted property and includes a copy of the ``Model Probate Code with Comments.''
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Desert Rock Energy Project and the Navajo Mine Extension Project, San Juan County, NM: Reopening of Comment Period
Document Number: E7-17356
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are reopening the comment period on the draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Proposed Desert Rock Energy Project and the Navajo Mine Extension Project, San Juan County, New Mexico, for an additional 30 days. The Notice of Availability of the DEIS, published by in the Federal Register by the BIA on June 20, 2007 (72 FR 34035), and by the EPA on June 22, 2007 (72 FR 34463), announced a closing date for comments of August 20, 2007.