Home > your internet resource

November 20, 2014

National Instant Criminal Background Check System Regulation

Filed Under: DOJ| FBI
More on: crime, law enforcement
   

The United States Department of Justice (“the Department”) is publishing this final rule to amend the regulations implementing the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (“NICS”) pursuant to the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (“Brady Act”). This final rule authorizes tribal criminal justice agencies to access the NICS Index for purposes of issuing firearm-related permits and licenses, authorizes criminal justice agencies to access the NICS Index for purposes of disposing of firearms in their possession, and updates the storage location of NICS Audit Log records relating to denied transactions.

Read More | View PDF

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting

Filed Under: DOI| NPS
More on: massachusetts, meetings, nagpra
   

Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), of a meeting of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). The Review Committee will meet on March 3-4, 2015. All meetings will be open to the public.

Read More | View PDF

November 19, 2014

Revision of Agency Information Collection for Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report

Filed Under: BIA| DOI
More on: icwa, information collection
   

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for approval for the revision of collection of information for the Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0131, which expires November 30, 2014.

Read More | View PDF

Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Snow Mountain Solar Project on the Las Vegas Paiute Indian Reservation, Clark County, Nevada

Filed Under: BIA| DOI
More on: eis, energy, las vegas paiute, nevada, solar
   

In order to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency in cooperation with the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe (Tribe), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and other Federal agencies, intend to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will evaluate a proposed photovoltaic (PV) solar energy generation project on the Las Vegas Paiute Indian Reservation and a transmission line located on tribal lands, private lands and/or Federal lands administered and managed by BLM in Clark County, Nevada.


This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify potential issues related to the EIS. It also announces that public scoping meetings will be held in Nevada to identify potential issues, alternatives, and mitigation to be considered in the EIS.

Read More | View PDF

Indian Gaming

Filed Under: BIA| DOI
More on: california, class iii, compacts, gaming, karuk
   

This notice publishes the Class III Gaming Compact between the Karuk Tribe and the State of California taking effect.

Read More | View PDF

November 17, 2014

Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, San Francisco, CA

Filed Under: DOI| NPS
More on: california, nagpra
   

The San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.

Read More | View PDF

Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, San Francisco, CA

Filed Under: DOI| NPS
More on: california, nagpra
   

The San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.

Read More | View PDF

Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Cherokee National Forest, Cleveland, TN

Filed Under: DOI| NPS
More on: nagpra, tennessee
   

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, Cherokee National Forest, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the USDA Forest Service, Cherokee National Forest. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.

Read More | View PDF

November 14, 2014

Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Notice To Amend an Existing System of Records

Filed Under: BIA| DOI
More on: taams
   

Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior is issuing a public notice of its intent to amend the Bureau of Indian Affairs Privacy Act system of records titled, Trust Asset and Accounting Management System—Interior, BIA-04. The amendment would update the system location, categories of individuals covered, categories of records, authority for maintenance, storage, safeguards, retention and disposal, system manager and address, notification procedures, records access and contesting procedures, records source categories. It would also update the routine uses to include activities related to land consolidation of fractionated lands. The system provides the Bureau of Indian Affairs and tribal users access to trust asset data and trust asset management tools to create, modify, and maintain records relating to land ownership, contracts and leases, and beneficial owners.

Read More | View PDF

Indian Gaming

Filed Under: BIA| DOI
More on: class iii, compacts, gaming, south dakota, yankton sioux
   

This publishes notice of the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Yankton Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.

Read More | View PDF

November 7, 2014

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Sovereignty in Indian Education Grant Program

Filed Under: BIA| DOI
More on: bie, grants, information collection
   

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the Sovereignty in Indian Education Grant Program authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0182. This information collection expires January 31, 2015.

Read More | View PDF

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS

Filed Under: BIA| DOI
More on: indian preference, information collection
   

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information, “Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS.” The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0160, which expires November 30, 2014.

Read More | View PDF

November 5, 2014

Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority

Filed Under: HHS| IHS
   

Part G, of the Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), as amended at 70 FR 60350, October 17, 2005, and most recently as amended at 75 FR 38112, July 1, 2010 is hereby amended to establish an Office of Human Resources (OHR) and transfer the functions and staff from the Program Integrity and Ethics Staff (renamed as Division of Personnel Security and Ethics), Division of Commissioned Personnel Support, and Division of Human Resources, from the Office of Management Services and the Division of Health Professions Support, from the Office of Public Health Support to the Office of Human Resources within the IHS Headquarters (HQ) organizational structure. The OHR will ensure a competent work force appropriately assigned to carry out the IHS mission. The changes will relocate major human resources (HR) components within a single organization that reports to the Director, IHS. The Office will provide leadership and accountability of Agency personnel requirements, recruitment and retention, management, and training and development objectives and activities to support the Agency's mission.

Read More | View PDF
Home | Arts & Entertainment | Business | Canada | Cobell Lawsuit | Education | Environment | Federal Recognition | Federal Register | Forum | Health | Humor | Indian Gaming | Indian Trust | Jack Abramoff Scandal | Jobs & Notices | Law | National | News | Opinion | Politics | Sports | Technology | World

Indianz.Com Terms of Service | Indianz.Com Privacy Policy
About Indianz.Com | Advertise on Indianz.Com

Indianz.Com is a product of Noble Savage Media, LLC and Ho-Chunk, Inc.