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[FR Doc No: 94-14514]

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[Federal Register: June 15, 1994]


Part III

Department of the Interior


Bureau of Indian Affairs


Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe of Louisiana Liquor Control Code; Notice

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe of Louisiana Liquor Control Code

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This Notice is published in accordance with authority 
delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary--
Indian Affairs by 209 DM 8, and in accordance with the Act of August 
15, 1953, 67 Stat. 586, 18 U.S.C. Sec. 1161. I certify that Resolution 
No. 05-94, A Resolution to Enact the Tunica-Biloxi Liquor Control Code 
was duly adopted by the Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe of Louisiana on 
March 6, 1994. The Ordinance provides for the regulation of the 
activities of the manufacture, distribution, sale, and consumption of 
liquor within the exterior boundaries of the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation 
under the jurisdiction of the Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe of Louisiana.

DATES: This Ordinance is effective as of June 15, 1994.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief, Branch of Judicial Services, 
Division of Tribal Government Services, 1849 C Street N.W., MS 2611-
MIB, Washington, D.C. 20240-4001; telephone (202) 208-4400.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Tunica Biloxi Liquor Control Code of the 
Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe of Louisiana, Resolution No. 05-94, is to 
read as follows:

Tunica-Biloxi Liquor Control Ordinance

    Article 1. The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe and the State of Louisiana 
possess concurrent power and jurisdiction to control alcoholic 
beverages within the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation.
    Article 2. All persons, entities, or corporations who desire to 
sell alcoholic beverages within the exterior boundaries of the Tunica-
Biloxi Reservation must first secure a license to sell alcoholic 
beverages from the State of Louisiana before making application to the 
Tribe for the sale of alcoholic beverages.
    Article 3. The sale of intoxicating liquor or alcoholic beverages 
within the gaming facility on [of] the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe, or within 
such ancillary facilities for the service of food or beverages as are 
located in the same or adjoining buildings as the gaming facility shall 
be subject to the provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and 
the Compact between the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe and the State of Louisiana.
    Article 4.
    A. An application to sell alcoholic beverages within the exterior 
boundaries of the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation shall be submitted to the 
Tunica-Biloxi Tax Commission, in triplicate, and shall consist of the 
    (1) A valid license from the state;
    (2) the applicant's full name, address, telephone number and social 
security number;
    (3) a fee of five hundred dollars;
    (4) location of premises where the sale of alcoholic beverages is 
to take place;
    (5) types of alcoholic beverages to be sold.
    B. The Tax Commission shall consider and decide whether to grant or 
deny a license. The applicant has the right to request a hearing before 
the Tax Commission. Upon an unfavorable determination by the Tax 
Commission, the applicant may appeal for a rehearing. The applicant 
shall notify the Commission of his intention to appeal within 30 days 
of the Commission's initial determination.
    Article 5. The license to purchase alcoholic beverages shall be 
publicly exhibited on the premises where the alcoholic beverages are to 
be sold.
    Article 6. Failure to abide by any tribal or state law shall be 
punished by revocation of the license, and where appropriate, exclusion 
from the Reservation. Appeal from any action taken to suspend or revoke 
a license shall be as in Article 4(B).
    Article 7. The duration of each license shall be one year, 
beginning on January 1st. Applications shall be filed with the Tax 
Commission on or before November 15th.
Ada E. Deer,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 94-14514 Filed 6-14-94; 8:45 am]