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Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.


Notice of extension to Tribal-State Compact.


Pursuant to section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA), Pub. L. 100-497, 25 U.S.C. 2710, the Secretary of the Interior shall publish, in the Federal Register, notice of approved Tribal-State Compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. On January 6, 1998, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, through his delegated authority, approved the Compact between the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and the State of Nevada, which was executed on August 4, 1997. Article X of that compact allows for automatic extensions of up to 20 years upon the mutual written consent of the parties. On November 1, 2001, the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and the State of Nevada agreed to a 2-year extension of the existing compact. This 2-year period will extend the compact until November 1, 2003.


This action is effective April 10, 2002.

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George T. Skibine, Director, Office of Indian Gaming Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219-4066.

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Dated: April 1, 2002.

Neal A. McCaleb,

Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs.

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[FR Doc. 02-8584 Filed 4-9-02; 8:45 am]