January 17, 2008

Technical Standards for Electronic, Computer, or Other Technologic Aids Used in the Play of Class II Games

SUMMARY: The National Indian Gaming Commission (``NIGC'') announces the extension of the comment period on the proposed rule concerning Technical Standards for Electronic, Computer, or Other Technologic Aids Used in the Play of Class II Games. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2007 (72 FR 60508). The NIGC is extending the comment period to March 9, 2008.
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[Federal Register: January 17, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 12)]
[Proposed Rules]               
[Page 3224]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Indian Gaming Commission

25 CFR Part 547

 
Technical Standards for Electronic, Computer, or Other 
Technologic Aids Used in the Play of Class II Games

AGENCY: National Indian Gaming Commission, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Extension of Comment Period.

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SUMMARY: The National Indian Gaming Commission (``NIGC'') announces the 
extension of the comment period on the proposed rule concerning 
Technical Standards for Electronic, Computer, or Other Technologic Aids 
Used in the Play of Class II Games. The proposed rule was published in 
the Federal Register on October 24, 2007 (72 FR 60508). The NIGC is 
extending the comment period to March 9, 2008.

DATES: Submit comments on the proposed Technical Standards for 
Electronic, Computer, or Other Technologic Aids Used in the Play of 
Class II Games on or before March 9, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Mail comments to ``Comments on Technical Standards,'' 
National Indian Gaming Commission, 1441 L Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20005, Attn: Michael Gross, Associate General Counsel, General Law. 
Comments may be transmitted by facsimile to 202-632-7066. Comments may 
be sent electronically to technical_standards@nigc.gov. Comments may 
also be submitted through the Federal eRulemaking portal at 
http://www.regulations.gov.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Gross, Associate General 
Counsel, General Law, Office of General Counsel, telephone: 202-632-
7003 (this is not a toll free call).

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 proposed rule regarding technical standards for electronic, 
computer, or other technologic aids used in the play of class II games, 
which was published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2007 (72 FR 
60508). The proposed rule provided for public comments to be submitted 
by December 10, 2007. The NIGC extended the comment period to January 
24, 2008, in the Notice of Extension of Comment Period, published in 
the Federal Register on November 16, 2007 (72 FR 64545). The NIGC is 
again extending the comment period on the proposed Technical Standards 
for Electronic, Computer, or Other Technologic Aids Used in the Play of 
Class II Games to March 9, 2008. Comments should be submitted on or 
before March 9, 2008.
    Importantly, the deadline for submitting comments on the burden, 
estimates or any other aspects of the information collection 
requirements under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501, 
et seq., remains January 24, 2008, as provided in the notice published 
in the Federal Register on November 28, 2007 (72 FR 67251).

    Dated: January 11, 2008.
Philip N. Hogen,
Chairman, National Indian Gaming Commission.
Norman H. DesRosiers,
Commissioner, National Indian Gaming Commission.
 [FR Doc. E8-768 Filed 1-16-08; 8:45 am]

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