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e-CFR data is current as of May 28, 2020

Title 25Chapter ISubchapter FPart 83


TITLE 25—Indians

CHAPTER I—BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

SUBCHAPTER F—TRIBAL GOVERNMENT

PART 83—PROCEDURES FOR FEDERAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF INDIAN TRIBES

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Subpart A—GENERAL PROVISIONS

§83.1
What terms are used in this part?
§83.2
What is the purpose of the regulations in this part?
§83.3
Who does this part apply to?
§83.4
Who cannot be acknowledged under this part?
§83.5
How does a petitioner obtain Federal acknowledgment under this part?
§83.6
What are the Department's duties?
§83.7
How does this part apply to documented petitions submitted before August 17, 2015?
§83.8
May the deadlines in this part be extended?
§83.9
How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect the information collections in this part?
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Subpart B—CRITERIA FOR FEDERAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT

§83.10
How will the Department evaluate each of the criteria?
§83.11
What are the criteria for acknowledgment as a federally recognized Indian tribe?
§83.12
What are the criteria for a previously federally acknowledged petitioner?
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Subpart C—PROCESS FOR FEDERAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT

Documented Petition Submission and Review

§83.20
How does an entity request Federal acknowledgment?
§83.21
What must a documented petition include?
§83.22
What notice will OFA provide upon receipt of a documented petition?

Review of Documented Petition

§83.23
How will OFA determine which documented petition to consider first?
§83.24
What opportunity will the petitioner have to respond to comments before OFA reviews the petition?
§83.25
Who will OFA notify when it begins review of a documented petition?
§83.26
How will OFA review a documented petition?
§83.27
What are technical assistance reviews?
§83.28
When does OFA review for previous Federal acknowledgment?
§83.29
What will OFA consider in its reviews?
§83.30
Can a petitioner withdraw its documented petition?
§83.31
Can OFA suspend review of a documented petition?

Proposed Finding

§83.32
When will OFA issue a proposed finding?
§83.33
What will the proposed finding include?
§83.34
What notice of the proposed finding will OFA provide?

Proposed Finding—Comment and Response Periods, Hearing

§83.35
What opportunity to comment will there be after OFA issues the proposed finding?
§83.36
What procedure follows the end of the comment period on a favorable proposed finding?
§83.37
What procedure follows the end of the comment period on a negative proposed finding?
§83.38
What options does the petitioner have at the end of the response period on a negative proposed finding?
§83.39
What is the procedure if the petitioner elects to have a hearing before an ALJ?

AS-IA Evaluation and Preparation of Final Determination

§83.40
When will the Assistant Secretary begin review?
§83.41
What will the Assistant Secretary consider in his/her review?
§83.42
When will the Assistant Secretary issue a final determination?
§83.43
How will the Assistant Secretary make the determination decision?
§83.44
Is the Assistant Secretary's final determination final for the Department?
§83.45
When will the final determination be effective?
§83.46
How is a petitioner with a positive final determination integrated into Federal programs as a federally recognized Indian tribe?

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