Indian Affairs Bureau 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Deadline for Submission of Applications To Be Included on the Roll of Western Shoshone Identifiable Group of Indians for Judgment Fund Distribution
Document Number: 2010-11923
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice establishes the deadline by which applications must be received for eligible individuals to be listed on the roll that will be used as the basis for distributing the judgment funds awarded by the Indian Claims Commission to the Western Shoshone Identifiable Group of Indians in Docket No. 326-K.
Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice
Document Number: 2010-11696
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act provide that Indian Tribes may designate an agent other than the Tribal chairman for service of notice of proceedings under the Act. This notice includes the current list of designated Tribal agents for service of notice. The names are those received by the Secretary of the Interior before the date of this publication.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Reporting System for Public Law 102-477 Demonstration Project; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-11367
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the Reporting System for Public Law 102-477 Demonstration Project. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0135, which expires September 30, 2010.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2010-10289
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) will hold its next meeting in Old Town, Maine. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities.
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Alcohol Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2010-10284
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma's Alcohol Control Ordinance, which was adopted by the Tribal Council of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma under Council Bill CB-64-2010 enacted on March 13, 2010. The Alcohol Control Ordinance regulates and controls the manufacture, distribution, possession, and sale of alcohol on Tribal lands of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The Tribal lands are located in Indian country and this enactment will increase the ability of the Tribal government to control alcohol-related activities within the Tribe's jurisdiction and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the Tribal government and the delivery of Tribal services.
Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2010-10251
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma Liquor Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The tribal lands are located in Indian country and this Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the community's liquor distribution and possession, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Federal Acknowledgment of Indian Tribes; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-9909
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Department of the Interior, Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA) is submitting the information collection Documented Petitions for the Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe, 25 CFR part 83 to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0104, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection allows OFA to determine whether an Indian group meets the regulatory criteria for acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-9898
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal: Acquisition of Trust Land, 25 CFR part 151, OMB Control Number 1076-0100. This information collection expires April 30, 2010. The information collection allows BIA to ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements for taking land into trust on behalf of individual Indians or Indian tribes.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Grazing Permits; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-9886
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the information collection, titled ``Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0157, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection requires anyone seeking to obtain, modify, or assign a grazing permit for grazing on Indian trust or restricted land to submit certain information for review by the BIA.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-9883
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Department of the Interior (DOI), Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), is submitting the information collection for the Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for revision. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0020, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection allows IEED to ensure compliance with Program requirements and includes the use of several forms.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tax Credit Bonds for Bureau of Indian Affairs-Funded Schools; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-9882
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Office of Facilities, Environmental, and Cultural Resources (OFECR), in the Office of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, is submitting the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal: ``Tax Credit Bonds for Bureau of Indian Affairs- Funded Schools,'' OMB Control Number 1076-0173. The current approval expires on April 30, 2010.
Liquor Control Ordinance of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
Document Number: 2010-9802
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Amended Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Liquor Control Ordinance. The Amended Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the Tribal lands and the treatment and reduction of alcohol abuse and related social problems on the Reservation. The Tribal lands are located in Indian country and this Amended Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This Amended Ordinance will increase the ability of the Tribal government to control the community's liquor distribution and possession, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the Tribal government and the delivery of Tribal services.
Grant Program To Assess, Evaluate and Promote Development of Tribal Energy and Mineral Resources
Document Number: 2010-9663
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Energy and Mineral Development Program (EMDP) provides funding to Indian tribes with the mission goal of assessing, evaluating, and promoting energy and mineral resources on Indian trust lands for the economic benefit of Indian mineral owners. To achieve these goals, the Department of the Interior's Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), through its Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD) office, is soliciting proposals from tribes. The Department will use a competitive evaluation process to select several proposed projects to receive an award.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Leases and Permits on Trust or Restricted Land; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-8566
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for leases and permits on trust and restricted land pursuant to 25 CFR part 162. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0155, which expires August 31, 2010.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Permits; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-7174
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the information collection, titled ``Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 161'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0162, which expires March 31, 2010. The information collection requires the Navajo Nation, members of the Navajo Nation, and tribal organizations authorized by the Navajo Nation to submit certain information in order to obtain, modify, or assign a grazing permit.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Energy Resource Agreements; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-7172
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), in the Office of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, is submitting the information collection titled ``Tribal Energy Resource Agreements (TERAs)'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0167, which expires March 31, 2010. The information collection requires Indian tribes interested in entering into a TERA or who already have a TERA to provide certain information, including information as part of the application for, and implementation, reassumption, and rescission of the TERA.
No Child Left Behind School Facilities and Construction Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2010-7061
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is announcing that the No Child Left Behind School Facilities and Construction Negotiated Rulemaking Committee will hold its second meeting in Seattle, Washington. The purpose of the meeting is to continue negotiations to prepare a report or reports regarding Bureau-funded school facilities as required under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as an Addition to the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, Washington
Document Number: 2010-5696
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 213.73 acres, more or less, to be added to the Chehalis Indian Reservation, Washington.
Plan for the Use and Distribution of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon Judgment Funds in Docket 02-126L Before the United States Federal Court of Claims
Document Number: 2010-4119
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Notice is hereby given that the plan for the use and distribution of the judgment funds awarded to the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon v. U.S., Docket No. 02-261L, is effective as of December 18, 2009. The judgment funds were awarded by the United States Court of Federal Claims on January 16, 2009. The Tribal Council of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon enacted Tribal Resolution No. 10,997, on January 22, 2009, to accept the Tribal Use and Distribution Plan providing for the disposition of the settlement funds. Funds were appropriated on March 5, 2009.
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Campo Regional Landfill Project on the Campo Indian Reservation, San Diego County, CA
Document Number: 2010-4113
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice announces the availability for public comment of a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for an amended lease and sublease for the proposed Campo Regional Landfill Project (proposed action) on the Campo Indian Reservation in San Diego County, California. A Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed action was issued in November 1992 and a Record of Decision (ROD) was executed in April 1993. This notice also announces the dates, times and locations of the public hearings to receive comments on the DSEIS. The DSEIS was prepared by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, in cooperation with the Campo Band of Mission Indians (Campo Band), Campo Environmental Protection Agency (CEPA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Grazing Permits
Document Number: 2010-3815
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, for the collection of information titled ``Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166.'' The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0157, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection requires anyone seeking to obtain, modify, or assign a grazing permit for grazing on Indian trust or restricted land to submit certain information for review by the BIA.
Information Collection for Tax Credit Bonds for Bureau of Indian Affairs-Funded Schools
Document Number: 2010-3487
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Office of Facilities, Environmental, and Cultural Resources (OFECR), in the Office of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, is seeking comments on a renewing the information collection entitled ``Tax Credit Bonds for Bureau of Indian Affairs-Funded Schools,'' which has been assigned Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 1076-0173 and expires on April 30, 2010. This information collection is related to tax credit bonds for BIA-funded schools authorized by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 (ARRA). Indian Tribes interested in obtaining an allocation of the bonding authority to finance construction, rehabilitation, or repair of a BIA-funded elementary or secondary school or dormitory must provide certain information as part of the application. This notice requests comments on the information collection associated with the application.
Proposed Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Contracts
Document Number: 2010-3486
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Indian Health Service (IHS) are submitting the information collection, titled ``Indian Self- Determination and Education Assistance Act Programs, 25 CFR 900'' to the Office of Management and Budget for renewal. The current approval, designated by OMB Control Number 1076-0136, expires on February 28, 2010. The information is collected to process contracts, grants, or cooperative agreements for award by the BIA and the IHS, as authorized by the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2010-3399
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the Tribal-State Compact between the Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Tribe and the State of Nevada Governing Class III Gaming.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts
Document Number: 2010-3192
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request for the Payment for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State courts has been submitted to OMB for review and renewal. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0111, which expires February 28, 2010.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land
Document Number: 2010-3144
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, for the collection of information for the acquisition of land into trust status pursuant to 25 CFR part 151, Land Acquisitions. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0100, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection allows BIA to ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements for taking land into trust on behalf of individual Indians or Indian tribes.
Information Collection for Energy and Mineral Development Program Grants; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2718
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the new information collection on the Energy and Mineral Development Program Grants for review and approval as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will assign a Control Number.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Federal Acknowledgment of Tribes
Document Number: 2010-2292
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Department of the Interior, Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, for the collection of information for Documented Petitions for the Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe, 25 CFR 83. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0104, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection allows OFA to determine whether an Indian group meets the regulatory criteria for acknowledgment as an Indian tribe.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program
Document Number: 2010-1789
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Department of the Interior (DOI), Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, for the collection of information for the Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0020, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection allows IEED to ensure compliance with Program requirements and includes the use of several forms.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Energy Resource Agreements
Document Number: 2010-1786
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), in the Office of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, is proposing to submit the information collection titled ``Tribal Energy Resource Agreements (TERAs)'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0167, which expires March 31, 2010. The information collection requires Indian tribes interested in entering into a TERA or who already have a TERA to provide certain information, including information as part of the application for, and implementation, reassumption, and rescission of the TERA.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Regulations Permits
Document Number: 2010-1640
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to submit the information collection, titled ``Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Regulations Permits, 25 CFR 161'' to the Office of Management and Budget for renewal. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0162, which expires March 31, 2010. The information collection requires the Navajo Nation, members of the Navajo Nation, and tribal organizations authorized by the Navajo Nation to submit certain information in order to obtain, modify, or assign a grazing permit.
Tribal Consultation on Proposed Revisions to 25 CFR Parts 81 & 82
Document Number: 2010-242
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published a document in the Federal Register of November 12, 2009, concerning the notice of tribal consultation meetings. The document included the date of January 14, 2010 for the meeting scheduled at the Pala Casino Resort and Spa in Pala, California. This notice changes the date to February 2, 2010, and the location to the Pala Administration Building in Pala, California.
Tribal Consultation on Proposed Revisions to 25 CFR Parts 81 & 82
Document Number: 2010-164
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) will conduct another consultation meeting with Indian tribes reorganized under the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA) and the Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act, and other interested tribal leaders, to obtain oral and written comments concerning the potential revision of regulations at 25 CFR part 81, Tribal Reorganization under a Federal Statute, and 25 CFR part 82, Petitioning Procedures for Tribes Reorganized Under Federal Statute and Other Organized Tribes. In addition to the locations listed in the Federal Register of November 12, 2009, in FR Doc. E9-27181, page 58310, the BIA will conduct a consultation meeting with Indian tribes in Albuquerque, New Mexico.