January 26, 2009

Amendments to Various National Indian Gaming Commission Regulations

SUMMARY: The National Indian Gaming Commission (``NIGC'') announces the extension of the comment period on the proposed rule concerning various amendments to the National Indian Gaming Commission regulations. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on December 22, 2008 (73 FR 78242). The NIGC is extending the comment period to March 9, 2009.
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[Federal Register: January 26, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 15)]
[Proposed Rules]               
[Page 4363]
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 Parts 502, 514, 531, 533, 535, 537, 539, 556, 558, 571, and 
573

 
Amendments to Various National Indian Gaming Commission 
Regulations

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 various 
amendments to the National Indian Gaming Commission regulations. The 
proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on December 22, 
2008 (73 FR 78242). The NIGC is extending the comment period to March 
9, 2009.

DATES: Submit comments on the proposed various amendments to the 
National Indian Gaming Commission regulations on or before March 9, 
2009.

ADDRESSES: Comments can be faxed, mailed, or e-mailed. Mail comments to 
``Comments on Administrative Regulations,'' National Indian Gaming 
Commission, 1441 L St., NW., Washington, DC 20005, Attn: Rebecca 
Chapman, Office of General Counsel. Comments may be faxed to 202-632-
7066 (not a toll-free number). Comments may be sent electronically to 
adminregs@nigc.gov. Comments may also be submitted through the Federal 
eRulemaking portal at www.regulations.gov.

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 proposed rule updating various NIGC regulations and 
streamlining procedures. The NIGC then published it in the Federal 
Register on December 22, 2008 (73 FR 78242). The proposed rule provided 
for public comments to be submitted by February 5, 2009. The NIGC is 
extending the comment period to March 9, 2009. Comments should be 
submitted on or before that date.

    Dated: January 14, 2009.
Philip N. Hogen,
Chairman, National Indian Gaming Commission.
Norman H. DesRosiers,
Vice Chairman, National Indian Gaming Commission.
[FR Doc. E9-1346 Filed 1-23-09; 8:45 am]

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