[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 163 (Tuesday, August 25, 2009)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 42775]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-20511]



National Indian Gaming Commission

25 CFR Parts 502, 514, 531, 533, 535, 537, 539, 556, 558, 571, and 

RIN 3141-0001

Amendments to Various National Indian Gaming Commission 

AGENCY: National Indian Gaming Commission.

ACTION: Final rule; delay of effective date.


SUMMARY: The National Indian Gaming Commission (``NIGC'') announces the 
extension of the effective date on the final rule concerning various 
amendments to the National Indian Gaming Commission regulations. The 
final rule was published in the Federal Register on July 27, 2009. The 
Commission has changed the effective date to December 31, 2009, in 
order to extend the transition time.

DATES: Effective Date: The effective date for the final rule published 
July 27, 2009, at 74 FR 36926, is delayed from August 26, 2009, until 
December 31, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Chapman, Staff Attorney, 
Office of General Counsel, at (202) 632-7003; fax (202) 632-7066 (not 
toll-free numbers).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Congress established the National Indian 
Gaming Commission under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (25 
U.S.C. 2701-21) (``IGRA'') to regulate gaming on Indian lands. The NIGC 
issued a final rule updating various NIGC regulations and streamlining 
procedures, which was published in the Federal Register on July 27, 
2009 (74 FR 36926). The final rule provided an effective date of August 
26, 2009. The NIGC is extending the effective date to December 31, 

Philip N. Hogen,
Norman H. DesRosiers,
Vice Chairman.
[FR Doc. E9-20511 Filed 8-24-09; 8:45 am]