Bureau of Indian Affairs announces availability of a draft Model Indian Juvenile Code for comment

doilogoThe Bureau of Indian Affairs is announcing availability of a Draft Model Indian Juvenile Code for comment. The draft Model Indian Juvenile Code is intended as a tool to assist Indian Tribes in creating or revising their juvenile codes. Comments are due by midnight ET on May 27, 2016.

 

Model Indian Juvenile Code
The full draft Model Indian Juvenile Code is available at:

http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/xojs/documents/document/idc1-033097.pdf

or by contacting the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. Further information is available on the Tribal Justice Support Directorate’s page at:

http://www.bia.gov/WhoWeAre/BIA/OJS/ojs-services/ojs-tjs/index.htm

Opportunity for Comment & Tribal Consultations
The Department will be hosting the following Tribal consultation sessions for input on the Model Indian Juvenile Code: Two teleconference sessions in March 2016, two teleconference sessions in April 2016; and one in person Listening Session to be held in conjunction with the referenced conference. Please visit the Department’s ‘‘Consultation’’ Web page at:

http://www.indianaffairs.gov/WhoWeAre/AS-IA/Consultation/index.htm for additional information.

Date Time Call-In Information
March 30, 2016 …………………………. 3:30–5:30 p.m. EST …………………. 800–857–5008, passcode 1291169
March 31, 2016 …………………………. 3:30–5:30 p.m. EST …………………. 800–857–5008, passcode 1291169
April 13, 2016 ……………………………. 3:30–5:30 p.m. EST …………………. 800–857–5008, passcode 1291169
April 14, 2016 ……………………………. 3:30–5:30 p.m. EST …………………. 800–857–5008, passcode 1291169

The Department will also host the following listening session for input on the Model Indian Juvenile Code in conjunction with the referenced conference.

April 4, 2016 ……………………… 3:30–5:30 p.m. CST ………….. St. Paul, MN ……. National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) Conference

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Michael H. Schoder, BLM Alaska Chief Cadastral Surveyor
Branch of Cadastral Survey Alaska State Office
222 W. 7th Avenue, Stop 13
Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504
telephone 907–271–5481
fax: 907–271–4549
email: mschoder@ blm.gov

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