Final Rule

To view the final rule, please click here: Final Rule - Land Acquisitions in Alaska (25 CFR 151)

Proposed Rule and Explanatory Information

The Proposed Rule was published in the Federal Register on May 1, 2014 and can be found here: Proposed Rule 25 CFR Part 151

Comments on the information collection burden should be received by June 2, 2014 in order to ensure consideration, but must be received no later than June 30, 2014. Comments may be submitted through a variety of methods, as outlined in the Proposed Rule. The comment deadline for this Rule has been extended - all comments must now be received by July 31, 2014.

To read the Tribal Leader Letter signed by the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs, please click here: Tribal Leader Letter - Land in Trust in Alaska

Consultation Sessions

The Department will be hosting the following consultation sessions to discuss the Proposed Rule:

  • Monday, June 9, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm (local time) - Dena'ina Convention Center, 600 West Seventh Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska (during the NCAI Mid-Year Conference).
  • Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 2:00pm - 4:00pm (Eastern Standard Time) - via teleconference at: 1-800-857-5045. The Participant passcode is: 5934341.
  • Thursday, June 26, 2014, 2:00pm - 4:00pm (local time) - Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW, Washington, DC (following the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development RES DC Conference).
Transcripts of Consultation Sessions

To read the transcript of the Anchorage, Alaska consultation session from June 9th, 2014, please click here: Anchorage Consultation: 6-9-14

To read the transcript of the Teleconference consultation session from June 18th, 2014, please click here: Teleconference Consultation: 6-18-14