[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 242 (Wednesday, December 17, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 75103-75104]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-29606]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

25 CFR Parts 81 and 82

[BIA-2014-0006; K00103 12/13 A3A10; 134D0102DR-DS5A300000-
DR.5A311.IA000113]
RIN 1076-AE93


Secretarial Election Procedures

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Proposed rule; Extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Department of the Interior will 
extend the comment period on the proposed amending regulations 
governing Secretarial elections and petitioning procedures to January 
16, 2015.

DATES: Comments on the proposed rule published October 9, 2014 (79 FR 
61021) must be received by January 16, 2015.

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-2014-0006.
--Email: [email protected]. Include ``Part 81'' in the subject 
line of the message.
--Mail or hand-delivery: Chief, Division of Tribal Government Services, 
Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the 
Interior, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4513--MIB, Washington, DC 20240.

    We cannot ensure that comments received after the close of the 
comment period (see DATES) will be included in the docket for this 
rulemaking and considered. Comments sent to an address other than those 
listed here will not be included in the docket for this rulemaking.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Laurel Iron Cloud, Chief, Division 
of Tribal Government Services, Central

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Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs at telephone: (202) 513-7641.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  On October 9, 2014, we published a proposed 
rule amending 25 CFR parts 81 (Secretarial Elections) and 82 
(Petitioning Procedures), combining them into one Code of Federal 
Regulations part at 25 CFR part 81. See 79 FR 61021. On October 20, 
2014, we published a notice announcing three consultation sessions. See 
79 FR 62587.
    The proposed rule is available at: http://www.bia.gov/WhoWeAre/AS-IA/ORM/SecElections/index.htm.

    Dated: December 10, 2014.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-29606 Filed 12-16-14; 8:45 am]
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