[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 156 (Wednesday, August 13, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 47402]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-19165]



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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

25 CFR Part 169

[Docket ID BIA-2014-0001; DR.5B711.IA000814]
RIN 1076-AF20


Rights-of-Way on Indian Land

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Proposed rule; Extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On June 17, 2014, we published a proposed rule to revise 
regulations governing rights-of-way on Indian land. We have since 
received several requests for extension of the comment period. This 
notice extends the comment deadline by 45 days and announces the 
addition of a public hearing on the proposed rule.

DATES: Comments on this rule must be received by October 2, 2014. The 
public hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 1 p.m. 
Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Federal rulemaking portal: http://www.regulations.gov. The 
rule is listed under the agency name ``Bureau of Indian Affairs.'' The 
rule has been assigned Docket ID: BIA-2014-0001.
     Email: consultation@bia.gov. Include the number 1076-AF20 
in the subject line.
     Mail or hand delivery: Ms. Elizabeth Appel, Office of 
Regulatory Affairs & Collaborative Action, U.S. Department of the 
Interior, 1849 C Street NW., MS 3642, Washington, DC 20240. Include the 
number 1076-AF20 on the envelope.
    Please note that none of the following will be considered or 
included in the docket for this rulemaking: comments received after the 
close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments sent to an address 
other than those listed above.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Elizabeth Appel, Director, Office 
of Regulatory Affairs & Collaborative Action, (202) 273-4680; 
elizabeth.appel@bia.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    On June 17, 2014, we published a proposed rule to comprehensively 
update and streamline the process for obtaining BIA grants of rights-
of-way on Indian land. See 79 FR 34455. Since publication of the 
proposed rule, we have received several requests for extension of the 
comment period and the opportunity for additional public input. This 
notice extends the comment deadline by 45 days and announces a public 
hearing on this proposed rule. The public hearing will be held by 
teleconference on Wednesday, September 17, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., 
Eastern Time, at (888) 790-2010, passcode 1863865.
    The proposed rule, frequently asked questions, and other 
information are online at: http://www.bia.gov/WhoWeAre/AS-IA/ORM/RightsofWay/index.htm.

    Dated: August 8, 2014.
Lawrence S. Roberts,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-19165 Filed 8-12-14; 8:45 am]
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