(a) Within 10 days of the informal conference, the person who conducted the informal
conference must prepare and mail to the Indian Tribe a written report which summarizes
what happened at the informal conference and a recommended decision.
(b) Every report of an informal conference must contain the following language:
Within 30 days of the receipt of the recommended decision from the informal conference,
you may file an appeal of the initial decision of the DHHS agency with the Interior
Board of Indian Appeals (IBIA) under 42 CFR 137.425. You may request a hearing on the record. An appeal to the IBIA under 42 CFR 137.425 shall be filed with the IBIA by certified mail or hand delivery at the following
address: Board of Indian Appeals, U.S. Department of the Interior, 801 North Quincy
St., Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22203. You shall serve copies of your Notice of Appeal on the Secretary and on the official
whose decision is being appealed. You shall certify to the IBIA that you have served these copies. Alternatively you may file an action in Federal court pursuant to section 110 of
the Act. [25 U.S.C. 450m–1].
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