The Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) will assist in the review of the Minimum Internal Control Standards (MICS) and the Technical Standards.  A thorough examination of the MICS and Technical Standards is an essential element of the regulatory review initiative that the Commission began in November, 2010. 

NIGC Selects Technical Standards/MICS Tribal Advisory Committee Members

Dates and Locations

Meeting Date
Event
October 20-21, 2011
The Spa at Norwich Inn, Grand Ballroom, 607 West Thames Rd., Norwich, CT
November 15-17, 2011
The Hilton Garden Inn Rapid City, Ballroom, 815 E. Mall Drive, Rapid City
December 6-8, 2011
Clearwater Casino Resort, 15347 Suquamish Way NE, Suquamish, WA
January 10-12, 2012
Pala Casino Spa Resort, 35008 Pala Temecula Rd., Pala CA
 

Current NIGC Regulations

Number Title Date
25 CFR Part 543 Minimum Internal Control Standards for Class II Gaming 10/9/2009
25 CFR Part 547 Technical Standards for Electronic, Computer, or Other Technologic Aids used in the Play of Class II Games 10/10/2008
Drafts of the Rules
Number Title Date
25 CFR Part 543 7/8/2010
25 CFR Part 547 10/10/2008
 

Federal Register

Title Date
Request for Comments on Tribal Alternative Proposed Rules - Federal Register 8/15/2011

 

Comments Received From The Tribes

Title Date
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma 6/13/2011
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation 7/5/2011
Spokane Tribe of Indians 7/14/2011
Poarch Band of Creek Indians - Class II Gaming Regulation Proposals 7/28/2011
Eastern Shawnee Tribal Gaming Commission 7/28/2011
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Gaming Commission 11/9/2011
Spokane Tribe of Indians 2/16/2012
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Gaming Commission 3/30/2012
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma 4/23/2012
Seminole Tribe of Florida 4/24/2012
Seminole Tribe of Florida 4/24/2012
Mohegan Tribe 4/25/2012
Mohegan Tribe 4/25/2012
Comanche Nation Gaming Commission 4/25/2012
Wampanoag Tribe of GayHead (Aquinnah) 4/25/2012
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians 4/27/2012
 
 

Comments Received From Others

Title Date
Bally Technologies 9/9/2011
XpertX, Inc. 9/15/2011
 

Resource Materials

Title Date
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.1 12/5/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.2 (Definitions) 11/17/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.3 12/5/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.4 12/5/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.6 (Small and Charitable Gaming Operations) 12/5/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.7 (Bingo) 11/17/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.8 (Pull Tabs) 12/5/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.9 (Card Games) 12/5/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.10 (Gaming Promotions) 12/5/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.11 (Patron Deposit Accounts and Cashless Systems) 12/5/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.12 (Player Tracking) 12/5/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.14 (Cage, Vault Cash and Cash Equivalents) 1/6/2012
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.15 (Lines of Credit) 12/29/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.16 (Security and Management of Server, Server Software, and Data Associated with Class II Gaming Systems) 12/29/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.17 (Complimentary Service or Items) 12/29/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.18 (Variances) 12/29/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.19 (Auditing and Accounting) 12/29/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.21 (Drop and Count) 12/29/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 543.23 (Surveillance) 12/29/2011
NIGC Summary of Proposed Changes to Part 547 Technical Standards 10/24/2011
Minimum Technical Standards for Gaming Equipment used with the Play of Class II Games (Appendix 2) 7/28/2011
Tribal Alternative Minimum Internal Control Standards (Appendix 1) 7/28/2011
 

Meeting Transcripts

The NIGC will post all scheduled Tribal Advisory Committee meeting transcripts as they become available. No transcript was prepared for the October 20-21, 2011 Norwich, CT meeting. The transcripts for the November 15-17 Rapid City, SD meetings are being posted, but were not paid for by or prepared at the direction of the NIGC.
Title Date
Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Rapid City Transcript (November 15, 2011) 11/15/2011
Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Rapid City Transcript (November 16, 2011) Part 1 11/16/2011
Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Rapid City Transcript (November 16, 2011) Part 2 11/16/2011
Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Rapid City Transcript (November 17, 2011) 11/17/2011
Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Suquamish, Washington Transcript (December 6, 2011) 12/6/2011
Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Suquamish, Washington Transcript (December 7, 2011) 12/7/2011
Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Suquamish, Washington Transcript (December 8, 2011) 12/8/2011
Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Pala, California Transcript (January 10, 2012) 1/10/2012
Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Pala, California Transcript (January 11, 2012) 1/11/2012
Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Pala, California Transcript (January 12, 2012) 1/12/2012
 

Correspondences

Title Dates
Letter to TAC 3/9/2012
Letter to TAC 2/3/2012
Letter to TAC 1/31/2012
Letter to NIGC 1/30/2012
Letter to NIGC 1/12/2012
Letter to TAC 12/16/2011
Letter to TAC 8/10/2011

 

Committee Recommendations

Title Date
Part 543 Minimum Internal Control Standards For Class II Gaming 2/14/2012
Part 547 Minimum Technical Standards for Gaming Equipment used with the Play of Class II Games 1/12/2012