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BIA & DOJ Consultation on TLOA Implementation--Billings, MT

October 14, 2010: 1p.m.-5p.m. Wingate by Wyndam 1808 Majestic Lane Billings, MT 59101 (406) 252-7400 The Bureau of Indian Affairs is committed to ongoing and meaningful consultation with tribal nations to implement the TLOA. This government-to-government consultation session will be a working session to address some of the following issues: - A plan to enhance the provision of VIA Special Law Enforcement Commissions (SLECs) to tribal, state, and local law enforcement - Guidelines for BIA approval of correctional centers for long-term incarcerations under the enhanced sentencing provisions - Elements and guiding principles to be included in a long-term plan for tribal detention programs and incarceration in Indian country - Elements and guiding principles to be included in a long-term plan for construction, renovation, and operation of Indian juvenile detention and treatment centers - Any issues related to the collection and anlaysis of data from Tribes regarding Indian country crime and spending on tribal public safety and justice programs - Standards and deadlines for OJS background checks for tribal law enforcement and corrections officials If you are unable to attend the in-person consultation, you may submit comments to the Office of Justice Services, 1849 C Street, NW, MS-4551-MIB, Washington, DC 20240.

Please see here for the BIA consultation letter.


The Department of Justice will also be holding its TLOA implementation consultation session in conjunction with this event.  Please see the DOJ consultation letter here.

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