Tag Archives: Federal Register

2018 ICWA Agents for Notice Includes Incorrect Contact Information

ETA: This is NOT limited to California I have received word that some information in the 2018 Fed Reg ICWA Agents for Notice publication is completely (and wildly) incorrect, even though the information in 2017 was correct (and hadn’t changed): “It … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Child Welfare, ICWA | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

All Federal Registers now available on govinfo

Here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research | Tagged

Conn. and Tribes Sue Interior For Failure to Publish Gaming Compact Amendments

Here is the complaint in the matter of State of Connecticut et al v. Zinke et al, 17-cv-02564 (D.D.C. Nov. 29, 2017): Doc. 1 – Civil Cover Sheet and Complaint With the State of Connecticut, the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Sarah Donnelly, IGRA, Indian gaming, Research | Tagged , , , , ,

Court Denies TRO to Prevent Publishing Dakota Access EIS Notice

Download(PDF) DAPL motion and memorandum of law filed January 16, 2017: Doc. 80 – Cross-Claimant Dakota Access, LLC’s Motion Under the All Writs Act to Prevent Publication of Environmental-Impact-Statement Notice in Federal Register, and Emergency Motion for Interim Relief Through … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Sarah Donnelly, water rights | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Updated List of Designated Tribal Agents for ICWA Notice

Somehow in all of the recent ICWA-related new, we missed the March 16 release of the updated list of designated tribal agents for ICWA notice. Here, at 81 Fed. Reg. 10887 (March 16, 2016). We did a quick control+F search … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Child Welfare, ICWA, Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,

Draft Model Indian Juvenile Code Posted in the Federal Register Today

Here. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is announcing availability of a draft Model Indian Juvenile Code for comment. The draft Model Indian Juvenile Code is intended as a tool to assist Indian Tribes in creating or revising their juvenile codes. … Continue reading

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The Federal Rule Making Process

Given yesterday’s announcement about the proposed ICWA rules, here is a quick and general guide to how a proposed rule becomes a part of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Here is the Federal Register Tutorial: What it is and how to use … Continue reading

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Firearms on Tribal Lands

For anyone interested in the issue of firearms on tribal lands, including the push to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers: Here is a link to an article on the new rule allowing tribal law enforcement agencies to … Continue reading

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NIGC Releases Economic Study of Proposed Class II Regulations

 NIGC Releases Economic Impact Study for Proposed Class II Regulations  WashingtonDC, February 1, 2008 — The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) today released an economic impact study in connection with its recently proposed Class II gaming regulations. The study was … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, gaming, Regulations | Tagged , , , , , ,

NIGC Extends Comment Period on New Regs to March

From Indianz: NIGC extends comment period on Class II initiatives Tribes have until March 9 to comment on the four controversial Class II initiatives proposed by the National Indian Gaming Commission. In notices published today in the Federal Register, the … Continue reading

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