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AGENCY:

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of approved Tribal—State Class III gaming compact.

SUMMARY:

This notice publishes the Approval of the Tribal—State Compact between the State of Montana and the Fort Belknap Tribe.

DATES:

Effective Date: December 10, 2007.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

George T. Skibine, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219-4066.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Under Section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA) Public Law 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. The Compact allows Class III gaming as a means of promoting tribal economic development, self-sufficiency and strong tribal governments, and also honors the policy of the State of Montana to maintain a uniform regulatory climate that assures players, owners, tourists, citizens and others that gambling in Montana is fair and protected from corrupt influences.

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Dated: November 16, 2007.

Carl J. Artman,

Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs.

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[FR Doc. E7-23885 Filed 12-7-07; 8:45 am]

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