Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.
Notice of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts taking effect.
The Department provides notice that the Indian Gaming Compact between the State of New Mexico and Ohkay Owingeh governing Class III gaming (Compact) is in effect pursuant to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Effective Date: August 13, 2015.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Paula L. Hart, 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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Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) Public Law 100-497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., 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. As required by 25 CFR 293.4, all compacts are subject to review Start Printed Page 48560and approval by the Secretary. The Secretary took no action on the Compact within 45 days of its submission. Therefore, the Compact is considered to have been approved, but only to the extent the Compact is consistent with IGRA. See 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8)(C).
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Dated: August 6, 2015.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2015-19972 Filed 8-12-15; 8:45 am]
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