Members please read.
Revisions to Regulations on Federal Acknowledgment of Indian Tribes (25 CFR 83 or “Part 83”)
Final Rule for 25 CFR Part 83 Acknowledgment of American Indian Tribes
â€¢ Final Rule (pdf) – June 29, 2015
â€¢ Policy Guidance (pdf) – June 29, 2105
â€¢ Information Fact Sheet (pdf) – June 29, 2015
Proposed Rule and Explanatory Information:
Released May 22, 2014. This rule has been published in the Federal Register Proposed Rule 25 CFR 83.05-29-14.
â€¢ Proposed Rule (pdf)
â€¢ Press Release (pdf)
â€¢ Comparison Chart (comparing current rule to proposed rule) (pdf)
â€¢ Response to Comments on June 2013 Discussion Draft (pdf)
â€¢ Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)
â€¢ Presentation on the Proposed Rule (pdf)
Comments on the Proposed Rule:
As announced on July 25th, the deadline for providing written comments on the Proposed Rule has been extended to September 30th, 2014. Comments should be submitted to email@example.com.
Comments on the Proposed Rule are viewable on www.regulations.gov. Please go to: http://www.regulations.gov/#!advancedSearch, and enter the following Docket ID in the ‘Find Documents by Keyword or ID’ field at the top of the page: BIA-2013-0007. Hit the ‘Search’ button at the bottom of the page. All comments are listed as “public submissions” in the search result