Tribal Comments

The NIGC is committed to engaging Tribes in meaningful dialogue prior to implementing changes to policies or regulations affecting the tribal gaming industry as mandated by Executive Order 13175.  This webpage is dedicated to providing  the Tribal Comments from all the groups of consultations.

Group 1 Comments Received From The Tribes (25 CFR Part 514 – Fees)
Buy Indian Act regulation; 25 CFR Part 523 – Review and Approval of Existing Ordinances or Resolutions; 25 CFR Part 514 – Fees; 25 CFR Part 559 – Facility License Notifications, Renewals, and Submissions; and 25 CFR Part 542 – Minimum Internal Control Standards for Class III Gaming.

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Group 1 Comments Received From The Tribes (25 CFR Part 559 – Facility License Notifications, Renewals, and Submissions)
Buy Indian Act regulation; 25 CFR Part 523 – Review and Approval of Existing Ordinances or Resolutions; 25 CFR Part 514 – Fees; 25 CFR Part 559 – Facility License Notifications, Renewals, and Submissions; and 25 CFR Part 542 – Minimum Internal Control Standards for Class III Gaming.

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TitleDateSorted By Date In Descending Order
Spokane Tribe of Indians4/2/2012
Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians4/2/2012
Chickasaw Nation3/30/2012
Quapaw Tribal Gaming Agency3/30/2012
Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma3/30/2012
Spokane Tribe of Indians2/16/2012
Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise12/12/2011
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes12/9/2011
Spokane Tribe of Indians12/5/2011
Lummi Indian Business Council11/30/2011
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska11/22/2011
Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Gaming Commission8/15/2011
Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi Tribal Gaming Commission8/9/2011
Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana8/8/2011
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation8/8/2011
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes7/28/2011
Navajo Nation Department of Justice6/22/2011
Poarch Band of Creek Indians6/22/2011
Seneca-Cayuga Gaming 6/17/2011
Seminole Tribe of Florida6/17/2011
The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon6/17/2011
The Suquamish Tribe6/17/2011
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation6/16/2011
Agua Caliente of Cahuilla Indians6/16/2011
The Chickasaw Nation6/15/2011
Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewas6/15/2011
Twenty Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians6/14/2011
Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut6/14/2011
Nez Perce Tribe6/13/2011
Citizen Potawatomi Nation6/13/2011
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas6/13/2011
California Valley Miwok Tribe6/10/2011
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska6/10/2011
The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon6/7/2011
Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians5/23/2011
Spokane Tribe of Indians5/20/2011
Group 2 Comments Received From The Tribes
25 CFR Part 573 – Enforcement; and Regulations concerning proceedings before the Commission, including 25 CFR Part 519 – Service, 25 CFR Part 524 – Appeals, 25 CFR Part 539 – Appeals, and 25 CFR Part 577 – Appeals Before the Commission.

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Group 3 Comments Received From The Tribes
25 CFR Part 543 – Minimum Internal Control Standards for Class II Gaming; and 25 CFR Part 547 – Minimum Technical Standards for Gaming Equipment Used with the Play of Class II Games.

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TitleDateSorted By Date In Descending Order

Quapaw Tribal Gaming Agency

4/22/2013

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

4/22/2013

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

4/22/2013

Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise

4/22/2013

Ho-Chunk Nation

4/22/2013

Lytton Rancheria of California

4/19/2013

Quapaw Tribal Gaming Agency

4/18/2013

Quapaw Tribal Gaming Agency

4/18/2013

Seminole Tribe of Florida

4/17/2013

Ft. Sill Apache

3/15/2013

Osage Nation

3/14/2013
The Chickasaw Nation8/15/2012
Navajo Nation8/15/2012
Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise8/15/2012
Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise8/15/2012
Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma8/15/2012
Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma8/15/2012
Lytton Rancheria of California8/15/2012
Lytton Rancheria of California8/15/2012
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma8/15/2012
Poarch Band of Creek Indians8/15/2012
Quapaw Tribal Gaming Agency8/15/2012
Quapaw Tribal Gaming Agency8/15/2012
Sault Ste. Marie of Chippewa Indians Gaming Commission8/15/2012
Spokane Tribe of Indians8/15/2012
The Confederated Tribes Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation8/14/2012
Navajo Nation8/14/2012
Seneca Cayuga Gaming Commission8/14/2012
Seneca Cayuga Gaming Commission8/14/2012
Navajo Nation8/13/2012
Osage Nation8/13/2012
Pit River Gaming Commission8/8/2012
Seminole Tribe of Florida8/1/2012
Seminole Tribe of Florida8/1/2012
Colorado River Indian Tribes7/31/2012
Tonto Apache Tribal Gaming Commission7/24/2012
Pechanga Indian Reservation7/20/2012
White Earth Reservation Tribal Council7/19/2012
The Chickasaw Nation7/16/2012
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Gaming Commission7/10/2012
Citizen Potawatomi Nation6/27/2012
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians6/27/2012
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska6/27/2012
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe6/26/2012
California Valley Miwok Tribe6/26/2012
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians6/26/2012
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians4/27/2012
The Chickasaw Nation4/27/2012
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Gaming Commission4/27/2012
Poarch Band of Creek Indians4/27/2012
Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma4/27/2012
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe4/27/2012
Delaware Nation4/27/2012
Seneca Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma4/27/2012
Seneca Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma4/27/2012
Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians4/26/2012
Lytton Rancheria of California (Tribe)4/26/2012
Lytton Rancheria of California (Tribe)4/26/2012
Ho-Chunk Gaming Commission4/26/2012
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation4/26/2012
Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise4/26/2012
Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise4/26/2012
Comanche Nation Gaming Commission4/26/2012
Mohegan Tribe4/25/2012
Mohegan Tribe4/25/2012
Comanche Nation Gaming Commission4/25/2012
Wampanoag Tribe of GayHead (Aquinnah)4/25/2012
Seminole Tribe of Florida4/24/2012
Seminole Tribe of Florida4/24/2012
Redding Rancheria4/24/2012
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska4/24/2012
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska4/24/2012
Nez Perce Tribe4/23/2012
Nez Perce Tribe4/23/2012
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma4/23/2012
Arizona Indian Gaming Association4/17/2012
Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Gaming Agency4/16/2012
National Indian Gaming Association4/16/2012
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Gaming Commission
4/9/2012
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Gaming Commission3/30/2012
Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma3/30/2012
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Gaming Commission11/9/2011
Poarch Band of Creek Indians - Class II Gaming Regulation Proposals7/28/2011
Eastern Shawnee Tribal Gaming Commission7/28/2011
Spokane Tribe of Indians7/14/2011
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation7/5/2011
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma6/13/2011
Group 4 Comments Received From The Tribes
25 CFR Part 556 – Background Investigations for Primary Management Officials and Key Employees; 25 CFR Part 558 – Gaming Licenses for Key Employees and Primary Management Officials; 25 CFR Part 556 – Background Investigations for Primary Management Officials and Key Employees, “Pilot Program.”; 25 CFR Part 571 – Monitoring and Investigations; 25 CFR Part 531 – Collateral Agreements; 25 CFR Part 537 – Background Investigations for Persons or Entities With a Financial Interest in, or Having Management Responsibility for, a Management Contract; and 25 CFR Part 502 – Definitions.

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Group 5 Comments Received From The Tribes
25 CFR Part 518 – Self Regulation of Class II Gaming; Sole Proprietary Interest regulation; and 25 CFR Part 542, Minimum Internal Control Standards for Class III Gaming.

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