[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 25 (Wednesday, February 8, 2017)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 9706-9707]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-02573]



Bureau of Indian Affairs

25 CFR Part 140

[178A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G]
RIN 1076-AF30

Traders With Indians

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; Tribal consultation.


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SUMMARY: This document announces details for Tribal consultation 
sessions to discuss the advance notice of proposed rulemaking on 
Licensed Indian Traders, which the Department of the Interior 
(Department) published on December 9, 2016. The Department is 
interested in whether to address the Indian trader regulations and, if 
so, how.

DATES: Please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this 
document for dates of the Tribal consultation sessions.

ADDRESSES: Please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this 
document for venue information on Tribal consultation sessions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Appel, Director, Office of 
Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action, Office of the Assistant 
Secretary--Indian Affairs; telephone (202) 273-4680, 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Interior will be 
hosting consultation sessions with Indian Tribes on the ANPRM regarding 
whether and how to address the Indian Trader regulations at 25 CFR part 
140. We will accept both oral and written communications at these 
consultation sessions. The following table lists dates and locations 
for the consultations.

                                 Time (local time
             Date                     zone)               Location
Thursday, February 23, 2017...  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  Swinomish Casino &
                                                    Lodge, 12885 Casino
                                                    Drive, Anacortes, WA
Tuesday, February 28, 2017....  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  Miccosukie Resort &
                                                    Gaming, 500 SW.,
                                                    177th Avenue, Miami,
                                                    FL 33194.
Thursday, March 2, 2017.......  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  Harrah's Resort
                                                    Southern California,
                                                    777 Harrah's Rincon
                                                    Way, Valley Center,
                                                    CA 92802.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017........  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  The Northern Hotel,
                                                    19 N. Broadway,
                                                    Billings, MT 59101.
Thursday, March 9, 2017.......  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  Holiday Inn--Rushmore
                                                    Plaza, 505 N. 5th
                                                    Street, Rapid City,
Monday, March 13, 2017........  Please see the     Mirage Resort &
                                 agenda at the      Casino, 3400 S. Las
                                 RES 2017           Vegas Blvd., Las
                                 conference         Vegas, NV 89109.
                                 hosted by the
                                 National Center
                                 for American
Tuesday, March 14, 2017.......  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  Mystic Lake Casino
                                                    Hotel, 2400 Mystic
                                                    Lake Blvd., Prior
                                                    Lake, MN 55372.
Thursday, March 16, 2017......  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  Seneca Allegany
                                                    Resort & Casino, 777
                                                    Seneca Allegany
                                                    Blvd., Salamanca, NY

    Please refer to the publication on December 9 (81 FR 89015) for 
background and information the Department is seeking through this 

    Dated: January 31, 2017.
Michael S. Black,
Acting Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-02573 Filed 2-7-17; 8:45 am]