[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 110 (Wednesday, June 8, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 33181]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-14100]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Indian Gaming Commission

25 CFR Chapter III


Regulatory Review Schedule

AGENCY: National Indian Gaming Commission.

ACTION: Notice of additional regulatory groups to be discussed at 
tribal consultations.

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SUMMARY: On November 18, 2010, the National Indian Gaming Commission 
(NIGC) issued a Notice of Inquiry and Notice of Consultation advising 
the public that the NIGC was conducting a comprehensive review of all 
its regulations and requesting public comment on the process for 
conducting the regulatory review. On April 4, 2011, after holding eight 
consultation meetings and reviewing all comments, NIGC published a 
Notice of Regulatory Review Schedule setting out detailed consultation 
schedules and review processes. NIGC divided the regulations to be 
reviewed into five groups, and each group will be reviewed in three 
phases, the Drafting Phase, the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking phase, 
and the Notice of Final Rule Phase.
    The purpose of this document is to add regulatory groups to five 
scheduled tribal consultations.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below for dates and locations of 
consultations that will include additional regulatory groups for 
discussion.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lael Echo-Hawk, National Indian Gaming 
Commission, 1441 L Street, NW., Suite 9100, Washington, DC 20005. 
Telephone: 202-632-7003; e-mail: reg.review@nigc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 18, 2010, the National Indian 
Gaming Commission (NIGC) issued a Notice of Inquiry and Notice of 
Consultation advising the public that it was conducting a comprehensive 
review of all regulations promulgated to implement 25 U.S.C. 2701-2721 
of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) and requesting public 
comment on the process for conducting the regulatory review. On April 
4, 2011, after holding eight consultation meetings and reviewing all 
comments, NIGC published a Notice of Regulatory Review Schedule in the 
Federal Register setting out detailed consultation schedules and review 
processes. (76 FR 18457, April 4, 2011).
    The Commission's regulatory review process establishes a detailed 
tribal consultation schedule with a description of the regulation 
groups to be covered at each consultation. This document advises the 
public that the agendas of the following tribal consultations are 
amended to include review of all five regulatory groups.

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         Consultation date                      Event                   Location           Regulation group(s)
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July 20-21, 2011...................  NIGC Consultation--         Route 66 Casino        1, 2, 3, 4, 5
                                      Southwest.                  Hotel, Albuquerque,
                                                                  NM.
July 28-29, 2011...................  NIGC Consultation--         DOI South Auditorium,  1, 2, 3, 4, 5
                                      Northeast.                  Washington, DC.
Aug. 18-19, 2011...................  Oklahoma Indian Gaming      Tulsa, OK............  1, 2, 3, 4, 5
                                      Association Conference.
Aug. 25-26, 2011...................  NIGC Consultation--         Wild Horse Resort      1, 2, 3, 4, 5
                                      Southwest.                  Casino, Scottsdale,
                                                                  AZ.
Sept. 7-8, 2011....................  NIGC Consultation--United   Radisson Hotel,        1, 2, 3, 4, 5
                                      Tribes International        Bismarck, ND.
                                      Powwow.
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    For additional information on consultation locations and times, 
please refer to the Web site of the National Indian Gaming Commission, 
http://www.nigc.gov. Please RSVP at consultation.rsvp@nigc.gov.
    Please note that the Commission intends to post all written 
comments received during the regulatory review process on the Tribal 
Consultation webpage of the NIGC Web site located at http://www.nigc.gov.

    Authority:  25 U.S.C. 2706(b)(10); E.O. 13175.

    Dated: June 3, 2011, Washington, DC.
Tracie L. Stevens,
Chairwoman.
Steffani A. Cochran,
Vice-Chairwoman.
Daniel J. Little,
Associate Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 2011-14100 Filed 6-7-11; 8:45 am]
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