25 CFR 292.16 - What must an application for a Secretarial Determination contain?
A tribe's application requesting a Secretarial Determination under § 292.13 must include the following information:
(a) The full name, address, and telephone number of the tribe submitting the application;
(b) A description of the location of the land, including a legal description supported by a survey or other document;
(c) Proof of identity of present ownership and title status of the land;
(d) Distance of the land from the tribe's reservation or trust lands, if any, and tribal government headquarters;
(e) Information required by § 292.17 to assist the Secretary in determining whether the proposed gaming establishment will be in the best interest of the tribe and its members;
(f) Information required by § 292.18 to assist the Secretary in determining whether the proposed gaming establishment will not be detrimental to the surrounding community;
(g) The authorizing resolution from the tribe submitting the application;
(h) The tribe's gaming ordinance or resolution approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission in accordance with 25 U.S.C. 2710, if any;
(i) The tribe's organic documents, if any;
(j) The tribe's class III gaming compact with the State where the gaming establishment is to be located, if one has been negotiated;
(k) If the tribe has not negotiated a class III gaming compact with the State where the gaming establishment is to be located, the tribe's proposed scope of gaming, including the size of the proposed gaming establishment; and
(l) A copy of the existing or proposed management contract required to be approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission under 25 U.S.C. 2711 and part 533 of this title, if any.