Legislation 2024

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All legislation introduced into the Navajo Nation Council’s legislative process are required to be posted to the Council’s official website. Included here are legislation as they are introduced by Council delegates. Subsequent amendments, committee actions, public comment reports, and related updates to the legislative packets are recorded on the Council’s Diné Bibeehaz’áanii Binaaltsoos legislation tracking system online at: http://dibb.nnols.org/.

March 2024

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 07, 2024

Legislation 0049-24

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committees: Approving a Budget Modification in the amount of $1,108,500 to the Navajo Department of Fish and Wildlife, Business Unit 915008

Legislation 0048-24

An Action Relating to Law and Order, Resources and Development, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council, Approving an Amendment to 21 N.N.C § 9 (A) Replacing the Government Services Committee with the Resources and Development as the Standing Committee that Appoints Members to the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Management Board

February 2024

Emergency Legislation - Not Subject to 5-Day Comment Period

Legislation 0047-24

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Waiving 11 N.N.C § 3(C), Navajo Nation Primary Election Date; Setting July 30, 2024, as the 2024 Navajo Nation Primary Election Date for Year 2024 Only

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 29, 2024

Legislation 0046-24

An Act Relating to Law and Order, Resources and Development, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending 2 N.N.C § 503, Meeting Day for the Resources and Development Committee

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 22, 2024

Legislation 0045-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Opposing States Decriminalization of the use of Peyote

Legislation 0044-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting the Submission of the Navajo Nation’s Written Testimony to the United States Department of Justice, Office of Violence, as part of the Annual Tribal Consultation regarding the Tribal Victims Set-aside formula Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2024

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 20, 2024

Legislation 0043-24

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; Approving a Lease for Apache County for the Apache County Ganado Road Yard, Parcel II

Legislation 0042-24

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a Project Change in Resolution CAP-35-18 for Greasewood Chapter by Deleting the Master Tract Plan, Project No. D-102, in Year 2; and Adding Greasewood Springs Building Renovation in Year 3

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 14, 2024

Legislation 0041-24

An Action Relating to Resources and Development: Amending RDCAP-11-15 to Endorse the Addition of Tsé Chízhí Chapter in the Chuska Regional Council

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 12, 2024

Legislation 0040-24

An Action Relating to the Health, Education, and Human Services Committee, the Resource and Development Committee, the Budget and Finance Committee, the Law and Order Committee, the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending Rule 9(A) of the Rules of Order for Standing Committees of the Navajo Nation Council

Legislation 0039-24

An Action Relating to the Resource and Development Committee; The Budget and Finance Committee, the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $4,842,845.00 From the Síhasin Fund for the Construction of a New Cameron Chapter House Building; and Approving the Related Expenditure Plan

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 11, 2024

Legislation 0038-24

An Action Relating to the Resource and Development Committee; Approving a Surface Use Lease for Tuba City Regional Healthcare Corporation for Construction of the Ninety-Two Staff Housing Units For The New Echo Cliffs Health Center Facility

Legislation 0037-24

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee; Approving a Surface Use Lease for Tuba City Regional Healthcare Corporation for Construction of a Sewage Lagoon for the New Echo Cliffs Health Center and Associated Facilities

Legislation 0036-24

An Action Relating to the Resource and Development Committee; Approving a Surface Use Lease for Tuba City Regional Healthcare Corporation for Construction of the New Echo Cliffs Health Center Facility

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 08, 2024

Legislation 0035-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting the State of New Mexico House Bill 68, Making an Appropriation to the Department of Transportation to Clear Cattle Guards on New Mexican Native American Nation, Tribe and Pueblo Lands

Legislation 0034-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting and Requesting Amendments to New Mexico House Bill 39; “Making Appropriations to State Institutions of Higher Education, Tribal Colleges and the Public Education Department to Comply with the Court’s Rulings in the Consolidated Martinez and Yazzie V. The State of New Mexico Lawsuit by Improving Educational Outcomes for Certain Public School and Higher Education Students and Families.”

Legislation 0033-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting New Mexico House Bill 67; “An Act Making An Appropriation to the Department of Health for County and Tribal Health Councils Statewide.”

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 07, 2024

Legislation 0032-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Amending NABID-53-23 and NABIO-37-23 and CJY-65-23 and CMY-42-23, The Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Delegate Region Project Plan for Honorable Danny Simpson’s Delegate Region (Chapters; Becenti, Lake Valley, Nahodishgish, Standing Rock, Whiterock, Huerfano, Nageezi, Crownpoint)

Legislation 0031-24

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee; Accepting the Internal Audit of the Littlewater Chapter and Approving the Littlewater Chapter‘s Proposed Corrective Action Plan

January 2024

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 06, 2024

Legislation 0030-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Amending NABIN-43-23 and CJY-50-23 and CAP-12-23, the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Delegate Region Project Plan for Honorable Norman M. Begay’s Delegate Region (Chapters: Alamo, Ramah, Tohajiilee)

Legislation 0029-24

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; Approving the Navajo Nation Burial and Cemetery Regulations

Emergency Legislation - Not Subject to 5-Day Comment Period

Legislation 0028-24

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Requesting Amendments to New Mexico House Bill 134 “Creating the Tribal Education Trust Fund; Providing Reporting Requirements; Creating the Tribal Education Trust Fund Disbursement Formula Task Force; Making Appropriations”

Legislation 0027-24

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $3,850,000 from the Unreserved, Undesigned Fund Balance (“UUFB”) for all 110 Chapters so they are ready to handle Emergencies in their Communities; Approving $2,147,317 from the UUFB for the Navajo Nation Department can adequately respond to Emergencies across the Navajo Nation ; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §820(E),§820(F),§820(J) and §820(L) to allow use of the UUFB for Recurring Expenses, and Waiving 12 N.N.C. §820(O) to allow for the $3,850,000 allocation to all 110 Chapters

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 01, 2024

Legislation 0026-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Amending Administrative Sections of Navajo Nation Council Resolutions NOS. CJY-41-21 and CJN-29-22 to Ensure the Full and Timely Obligation and Expenditure of All Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Funds by U.S Treasury Deadlines; Establishing Indirect Cost Recovery and Personnel-Operating Costs Recovery Reserves

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 31, 2024

Legislation 0025-24

An Action Relating to the Resource and Development Committee: Approving Amendments to the Homesite Lease Regulations 2016

Legislation 0024-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Amending NABID-57-23 and NABIO-27-23 and CMY-36-23, the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Delegate Region Project Plan for Honorable Curtis Yanito’s Delegate Region (Chapters: Mexican Water, To’Likan, Tees Nos Pos, Aneth, Red Mesa)

Legislation 0023-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Amending CJY-54-23 and CMY-41-23, the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Delegate Region Project Plan for Honorable Lomardo Aseret’s Delegate Region (Chapters: Klagetoh, Wide Ruins, Houck, Lupton, Nahata Dziil)

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 30, 2024

Legislation 0022-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Amending NABIN-44-23 and NABIO-38-23 and CJY-67-23, the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Delegate Region Project Plan for Honorable George H. Tolth’s Delegate Region (Chapters: Littlewater, Pueblo Pintado, Torreon, Whitehorse Lake, Baca/Prewitt, Casamero Lake, Ojo Encino, Counselor)

Legislation 0021-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Amending NABID-51-23 and NABIO-28-23, the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Delegate Region Project Plan for Honorable Rickie Nez’s Delegate Region (Chapters: T’iistoh Sikaad, Nenahnezad, Upper Fruitland, Tse’ Daa’ Kaan, Newcomb, San Juan)

Emergency Legislation - Not Subject to 5-Day Comment Period

Legislation 0020-24

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $965,485 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) for the Navajo Election Administration for its Expenses in Preparation for the 2024 Navajo Nation Elections; Waiving 12 N.N.C §820 (E), §820 (F), §820 (J), and §820 (L)

Legislation 0019-24

An Action Relating to an Emergency and the Navajo Nation Council; Opposing Utah Senate Bill 57, “Utah Constitutional Sovereignty Act”; Urging the 2024 Utah Legislation to Vote Against Utah Bill 57

Legislation 0018-24

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $1,304,652.64 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) for the 110 Navajo Nation Chapters to Replenish their Emergency Fund Accounts so they are Ready to Address Emergencies in their Communities; Waving 12 N.N.C §820 (E), §820 (F), §820 (J), and §820 (L) to Allow Use of the UUFB for Recurring Expenses

Legislation 0017-24

An Act Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Approving Amendments to the Navajo Election Code at 11 N.N.C. §§ 25 and 145 by Authorizing Appointment by the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors for One Candidate Vacancy Filings in Special Elections and Designating Voting Hours in Special Elections

Legislation 0016-24

An Act Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Amending Campaign Expense Provisions of the Navajo Election Code at §§ 201 Through 209 and §404

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 18, 2024

Legislation 0015-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Amending NABIN-45-23 and CJY-64-23, the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Delegate Region Project Plan for Honorable Carl R. Slater’s Delegate Region (Chapters: Tsaile/Wheatfields, Lukachukai, Round Rock, Tséch’izhí, Rock Point)

Legislation 0014-24

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Amending Navajo Nation Council Resolution No. CJN-29-22 to Include additional U.S. Department of Treasury Fiscal Recovery Funds Expenditure Categories; Waiving Navajo Nation Council Approval and Authorizing Administrative Approval of Amendments to the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Bathroom Additions Expenditure Plan to Include Additional Expenditure Categories

Legislation 0013-24

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Amending NABIO-39-23 and CAU-75-23 and CJY-57-23 and CD-67-22, The Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Delegate Region Project Plan for Honorable Amber Kanazbah Crotty’s Delegate Region (Chapters: Cove, Toadlena/Two Grey Hills. Red Valley, Tooh Haltsooi’, Tse’ Alnaozt’I’I, Beclabito, Gadiiahi/To’koi), To Include Additional Projects for this Delegate Region

Legislation 0012-24

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Approving the Navajo Nation Legislative Branch Media Policy & Procedures

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 17, 2024

Legislation 0011-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Approving and Adopting the Legislative Priorities of the Navajo Nation Relating to the State of Arizona for 2024

Legislation 0010-24

An Action Relating to the Budget and Finance Committee; Approving and Adopting the October 2023 Restructuring Term Sheet Prepared by Office of the Controller for Restructuring Gaming Loan to Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise

Legislation 0009-24

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee, the Budget and Finance Committee, Naabik’íyáti’ Committee, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $17,628 from the Síhasin Fund to NTUA for the Construction of a Gas Service Line Extension for Glady’s Jones’ Residence in Ganado, Arizona; Approving the Related Expenditure Plan

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 16, 2024

Legislation 0008-24

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance, the Resources and Development Committee, the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $1,386,000 from the Síhasin Fund to the NTUA for the Construction of Approximately Two Miles of Waterline Extensions for 16 Families in the Kin Dah Lichii Chapter; Approving the Related Expenditure Plan

Legislation 0007-24

An Action Relating to Law and Order, Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending Campaign Expense Provisions of the Navajo Election Code at §§ 201 Through 209 and § 404

Legislation 0006-24

An Action Relating to Law and Order, Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving Amendments to the Navajo Election Code at 11 N.N.C. §§ 25 and 145 by Authorizing Appointments by the Navajo Board of Elections Supervisors for one Candidate Vacancy Filings in Special Elections and Designating Voting Hours in Special Elections

Legislation 0005-24

An Action Relating to the Resource and Development Committee; Approving the Grant of Right-of-Way and Temporary Construction Easement to Lybrook Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association to Construct, Operate and Maintain the Water System Improvement Project Located on Navajo Nation Trust Lands in Nageezi Chapter (Rio Arriba County, New Mexico); Waiving Consideration and the Valuation Requirement Pursuant to Title 25 Code of Federal Regulations Section 169.110 (a)

Legislation 0004-24

An Action Relating to Health, Education, and Human Services Committee, the Budget and Finance Committee, the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $51,655 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) for the Navajo Nation Washington Office Internship Program

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 10, 2024

Legislation 0003-24

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee, the Budget and Finance Committee, the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee, and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending CJY-35-22 to Extend the Síhasin Funds Reversion Deadline for the Navajo, New Mexico Apartment/Multi-Purpose Complex Expenditure Plan

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 09, 2024

Legislation 0002-24

An Action Relating to the Health, Education, and Human Services, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $446,595 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance for the Tohatchi Area of Opportunity and Services, Inc. for the Purchase of 11 New Vehicles to Provide Transportation Services for its Clients

Legislation 0001-24

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Approving the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Delegate Region Project Plan for Honorable Otto Tso’s Delegated Region (Chapter: To’ Nanees Dizi)