[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 76514]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31177]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Indian Gaming

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Approved Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact taking 
effect.

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SUMMARY: This notice publishes the Approval of the Amendment to the 
Amended and Restated Tribal-State Compact for Regulation of Class III 
Gaming between the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of 
Oregon and the State of Oregon, Amendment I.

DATES: Effective Date: December 28, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of 
Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary--Policy and 
Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming 
Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA) Public Law 100-497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et 
seq., the Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal 
Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of 
engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. On November 
19, 2012, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of 
Oregon and the State of Oregon, submitted the Approval of the Amendment 
to the Amended and Restated Tribal-State Compact for Regulation of 
Class III Gaming Between the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde 
Community of Oregon and the State of Oregon, Amendment I (Amended 
Compact), for review and approval. The Amended Compact clarifies the 
definition of Video Lottery Terminal and adds a provision for the 
calculation of the authorized number of Video Lottery Terminals.
    The Amended Compact remains in effect until it is terminated 
through specific action. The Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, 
Department of the Interior, through his delegated authroirty, is 
publishing notice that the Tribal-State Compact between the 
Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and the 
State of Oregon is now in effect.

    Dated: December 20, 2012.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2012-31177 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
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