Legislation

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/

May 2022

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning May 24, 2022

Legislation 0099-22

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting the Dilkon Chapter/District Seven Chapters’ Application to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program Funding; Authorizing the Dilkon Chapter and All District Seven Chapters to Access and Build the Infrastructure Necessary to Implement the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program Funding

Legislation 0098-22

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting the Kayenta Chapter’s Application to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program Funding; Authorizing the Kayenta Chapter to Access and Build the Infrastructure Necessary for “A Resilient Broadband Solution for Kayenta Chapter” in the Black Mesa and Comb Ridge/El Capitan Regions

 

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning May 16, 2022

Legislation 0097-22

An Action Relating to Health, Education, and Human Services and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Approving the Dilkon Medical Center Transfer Agreement Between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Indian Health Service and the Winslow Indian Health Care Center, Inc.; and Authorizing the Winslow Indian Health Care Center, Inc. to assume Operation and Maintenance of the Dilkon Medical Center after Winslow Indian Health Care Center, Inc., Acceptance

Legislation 0096-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee, Certifying Tolani Lake Chapter Governance Community-Based Land Use Plan which has Reevaluated and Readjusted Tolani Lake Chapter’s Previous Community-Based Land Use Plan

Legislation 0095-22

An Act Relating to the Budget and Finance Committee; Approving the Fiscal Year 2023 Fringe Rates for the Navajo Nation’s Retirement Plan

Legislation 0094-22

An Action Relating to Naabik’iyati’ Committee; Approving the Revised Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Agreement

 

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning May 12, 2022

Legislation 0093-22

An Act Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Budget & Finance Committee; Approving the Fund Management Plan for the Diné Relocatee Fund

Legislation 0092-22

An Act Relating to Health Education and Human Services, Law and Order, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending 15 N.N.C. §§ 302 – 308, the Plan of Operations of the Navajo Nation Labor Commission

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning May 10, 2022

Legislation 0091-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Approving the Grant of Right-of-Way to Continental Divide Electric Cooperative, Inc. for the Sundance Right-of-Way #2 Powerline/Fiber Optic Line Project Located on Navajo Nation Trust Lands in Church Rock Chapter Vicinity (McKinley County, New Mexico)

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning May 09, 2022

Legislation 0090-22

An Action Relating to the Law and Order Committee; Approving and Amending the Plan of Operation for the Navajo Nation Police Department

April 2022

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning May 03, 2022

Legislation 0089-22

An Action Relating to the Law and Order Committee; Approving and Amending the Plan of Operation for the Navajo Nation Police Department

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 28, 2022

Legislation 0088-22

An Action Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Opposing Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Recommendation in Closing Several Veterans Affairs Community-Based Outpatient Clinics Near the Navajo Nation Including the Gallup Community-Based Outpatient Clinic; Request the Air and Infrastructure Review Commission to Review and Recommend a Community-Based Outpatient Clinic or Similar VA Health Care Facility to be Established Within the Navajo Nation 

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 27, 2022

Legislation 0087-22

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $1,070,298,867 of Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Funds for Regional and Chapter Projects; Approving the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Regional and Chapter Projects Expenditure Plan

 

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 25, 2022

Legislation 0086-22

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $1,070,298,867 of Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Funds; Approving the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Expenditure Plans for: Chapter Assistance; Public Safety Emergency Communications, E911, and Rural Addressing Projects; Cyber Security; Public Health Projects; Economic Development Projects; Hardship Assistance; Water and Wastewater Projects; Broadband Projects; Home Electricity Connection and Electricity Capacity Projects; Housing Projects and Manufactured Housing Facilities; Bathroom Addition Projects; Construction Contingency Funding; and Reduced Administrative Funding

Legislation 0085-22

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services Committee; Approving Amendments to the Navajo Nation Department for Self-Reliance Pathway to Self-Reliance Policy Manual

EMERGENCY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0084-22

An Act Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council: Approving $267,184 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance for Animal Rez-Q, Inc. to Conduct the “Navajo Nation Spay, Neuter, Vaccination Blitz 2022” from April 2022 to September 2022, in Cooperation with the Division of Natural Resources – Resources Enforcement Department and the Animal Control Program

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 20, 2022

Legislation 0083-22

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Requesting the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Region, Division of Transportation to Change the Name of Navajo Route N110 in Fort Defiance Chapter (Arizona) from Kit Carson Road to Pete Price Road

Legislation 0082-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Waiving the Applicability of Resolution No. RCJY-142-92 with Respect to the Homesite Lease Application for Jammie Billiman for a Homesite Lease within the Navajo Commercial Forestry Area and within Sawmill Chapter, Navajo Nation (Apache County, Arizona)

Legislation 0081-22

An Act Relating to the Budget and Finance Committee; Approving the Termination of the UBS Trumbull Property Fund as the Navajo Nation’s Investment Manager, and Approving the Liquidation of the Navajo Nation’s Assets in the Permanent Fund and the Síhasin Fund that are Currently Managed by the UBS Trumbull Property Fund

Legislation 0080-22

An Act Relating to Budget and Finance Committee; Approving the Termination of INTECH as the Navajo Nation’s Investment Manager for the Master Trust Fund and the Retirement Plan Fund, and the Reallocation of the Navajo Nation’s Assets Among Incumbent Investment Managers

Legislation 0079-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Waiving the Applicability of Resolution No. RCJY-142-92 with Respect to the Homesite Lease Application for Marietta Octavo Nez for a Homesite Lease within the Navajo Commercial Forestry Area and within Sawmill Chapter, Navajo Nation (Apache County, Arizona)

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 19, 2022

Legislation 0078-22

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Overriding the Navajo Nation President’s Veto of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CJA-12-22

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 18, 2022

Legislation 0077-22

An Action Relating to the Health, Education, and Human Services and the Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Establishing “The Navajo Nation Foster Care Awareness Month” as a Recurring Event in May to Bring Awareness to Navajo Foster Children and Increase the Need for More Navajo Foster Parents

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 14, 2022

Legislation 0076-22

An Action Relating to Health, Education, and Human Services, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and Navajo Nation Council; Approving $9,910,040 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) to the Department of Personnel Management for $1,500 Appreciation Rewards to Navajo Nation Employees for Working Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 12, 2022

Legislation 0075-22

An Act Relating to the Budget and Finance, Resources and Development, Health, Education and Human Services, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $10,000,000 from the Síhasin Fund to Establish a New Outdoor Recreation Fund for the Navajo Nation

Legislation 0074-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee and the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Opposing the United States Secretary of the Interior’s Efforts to Assess Operations and Maintenance User Fees on the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry (NAPI) and Water Users for the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project (NIIP)

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 10, 2022

Legislation 0073-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a Change to CAP-35-18, Exhibit D, for the Cameron Chapter by Reallocating $633,333 in Síhasin Funds to the New Chapter Building Project

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 07, 2022

Legislation 0072-22

An Act Relating to the Law and Order Committee; Approving the Judicial/Public Safety Facilities Fund Priority List for Fiscal Years 2021-2022 as agreed to by the Judicial Branch and the Division of Public Safety

Legislation 0071-22

An Act Relating to the Law and Order Committee; Approving a Budget Transfer within the Judicial/Public Safety Facilities Fund Of $2,726,729.24 from the Chinle Judicial/ Public Safety Center Project (Business Unit No. C01493) into a New Business Unit for the Division of Public Safety/ Department of Corrections to use on Project Management Services for its Numerous Projects at Several Chapters

March 2022

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 06, 2022

Legislation 0070-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Approving the Grant of Right-Of-Way to Continental Divide Electric Cooperative, Inc., for the Gilbert Yazzie Powerline Project Located on Navajo Nation Trust Lands in Chichiltah Chapter Vicinity (Mckinley County, New Mexico)

Legislation 0069-22 

An Act Relating to the Budget and Finance Committee; Approving the Selection of a Successor Deposit Sweep Account for the Navajo Nation’s Deferred Compensation Plan for Political Appointees and Council Delegates

Legislation 0068-22 

An Act Relating to the Budget and Finance Committee; As Recommended by the Navajo Nation Investment Committee, Approving the Selection of Prudential Group Investment Management (“PGIM”) as a Non-Core Real Estate Manager for the Navajo Nation Permanent Fund and Retirement Plan; and Approving the Subscription Booklets and Related Documents between the Navajo Nation and PGIM for the Navajo Nation Permanent Fund and the Navajo Nation Retirement Plan

 

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 05, 2022

Legislation 0067-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $4,100,000 from the Síhasin Fund for a Proposed Apartment/Multipurpose Complex in Navajo, New Mexico; Approving the Related Expenditure Plan Pursuant to 12 N.N.C. § 2501 – § 2508

Legislation 0066-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $7,650,000 from the Síhasin Fund for the Construction of the Chiłchinbeto Multi-purpose Building; Approving the Related Expenditure Plan Pursuant to 12 N.N.C. § 2501 – § 2508

Legislation 0065-22

An Act Relating to the Law and Order, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $13,215,000 from the Síhasin Fund for the Completion of the Kayenta Judicial Complex; Approving the Related Expenditure Plan Pursuant to 12 N.N.C. § 2501 – § 2508

Legislation 0064-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $5,000,000 from the Síhasin Fund for the Chiłchinbeto Convenience Store/Fuel Station Project; Approving the Related Expenditure Plan Pursuant to 12 N.N.C. § 2501 – § 2508

Legislation 0063-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, Health, Education and Human Services, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $1,600,000 Out of the Síhasin Fund to Cover the Funding Shortfall for the Ganado Chapter Senior & Veterans Center Project; Reapproving the Related Expenditure Plan Pursuant to 12 N.N.C. § 2501 – § 2508

Legislation 0062-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Amending CJA-01-21 and NABIS-36-21 to Extend the Deadlines for the Expenditure of Síhasin Funds for Chapter Heavy Equipment Purchases and for the Department of Water Resources Emergency Projects

Legislation 0061-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a Change in Exhibit E to CAP-35-18 for the Chinle Chapter by Deleting the “Waterline – Spiderrock Phase 2.5” Project and Adding the “Waterline and Sewer – Spiderrock Phase 2.5” Project, by Changing the Funding Year Periods, and by Designating the Water Management Branch as the Agency that will Administer the Added Project

Legislation 0060-22

An Act Relating to the Health, Education, and Human Services, Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $4,000,000 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) for the 110 Navajo Nation Chapters’ Summer 2022 Youth Employment Programs; Waiving 12 N.N.C. § 820(E), § 820(F), § 820(J), and § 820(L) to Allow Use of UUFB Funds for Recurring Chapter Expenses

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 04, 2022

Legislation 0059-22

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $38,500,000 of Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Funds to Yalti Telecom, LLC; Approving the Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Yalti Telecom Expenditure Plan

Legislation 0058-22

An Action Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services and the Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Supporting United States President Joseph R. Biden’ Nomination of Roselyn Tso to be Confirmed by the United States Senate as the Director of the Indian Health Service

Legislation 0057-22

An Act Relating to the Budget and Finance Committee; Amending the Signatory Authority for the Office of the Controller to Conduct Business with the United States Department of Interior, Bureau of Trust Funds Administration

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning April 03, 2022

Legislation 0056-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a Change to CAP-35-18, Exhibit E, for the Crystal Chapter by Allocating $165,666.66 in Síhasin Funds to the Chapter’s Fire Suppression Project and Moving Funds to the Year 3 Funding Period

Legislation 0055-22

An Act Relating to the Law and Order Committee; Allocating $3,500,000 from the Judicial/Public Safety Facilities Fund to the Department of Corrections for the Assessment, Planning, and Design of the Tséhoostooí Justice Center

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 22, 2022

Legislation 0054-22

An Act Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, Budget and Finance, Law and Order, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Repealing 9 N.N.C. § 2(C) of the Diné Marriage Act of 2005 to Acknowledge and Recognize Marriage Equality Among All People; Amending Common-Law Marriage Criteria at 9 N.N.C. § 4(E); Amending Marriage License Form to be Gender Neutral at 9 N.N.C. § 7; Amending Husband and Wife Section at 9 N.N.C. § 201 et. seq

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 17, 2022

Legislation 0053-22

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee; Approving Amendments to the Plans of Operation for the Navajo Parks and Recreation Department, the Navajo Nation Museum, and the Navajo Nation Division of Natural Resources, to Place the Museum Under the Parks and Recreation Department

Legislation 0052-22

An Act Relating to Resources and Development, Budget and Finance and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $267,184 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance for Animal Rez-Q, Inc. to Conduct the “Navajo Nation Spay, Neuter, Vaccination Blitz 2022” from April to September 2022 in Cooperation with the Navajo Nation Animal Control Program

EMERGENCY LEGISLATION: NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0050-22

An Act Relating to an Emergency; Approving $3,003,441 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) for the Navajo Election Administration for its Expenses in Preparation for the 2022 Navajo Nation Elections; Waiving 12 N.N.C. § 820(E), § 820(F), § 820(J), and § 820(L)

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 15, 2022

Legislation 0051-22

An Act Relating to Budget and Finance and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $3,003,441 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) for the Navajo Election Administration for its Expenses in Preparation for the 2022 Navajo Nation Elections; Waiving 12 N.N.C. § 820(E), § 820(F), § 820(J), and § 820(L)

Legislation 0049-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $500,000 from the Síhasin Fund for the Assessment, Removal, and Cleanup of Old Residential Units in the Community of Navajo, New Mexico; Approving the Related Expenditure Plan in a Accordance with 12 N.N.C. § 2505(A)

Legislation 0048-22

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development, Health, Education and Human Services, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $29,216,453 in Síhasin Funds to Navajoland Nursing Home, Inc. for the Construction and Operation of a Veterans Nursing Home; Approving the “Navajo Warriors Home Expenditure Plan” Pursuant to 12 N.N.C. § 2501 – § 2508

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 14, 2022

Legislation 0047-22

An Action Relating to the Health, Education, and Human Services and the Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Supporting and Approving Diné College’s Application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs Living Languages Grant

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 10, 2022

Legislation 0046-22

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving and Adopting the Agreement to Amend Compact Between the Navajo Nation and the State of Arizona (“First Amendment to 2021 Arizona Compact”)

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 09, 2022

Legislation 0045-22

An Act Relating to Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $4,000,000 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) for the Navajo Nation Department of Justice Water Rights Litigation Unit to Continue Litigating and Protecting the Navajo Nation’s Water Rights; Waiving 12 N.N.C. § 820(E), § 820(F), § 820(J), and § 820(L)

Legislation 0044-22

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Confirming the Appointment of Marsha Greyeyes to the Black Mesa Review Board as the Shonto Chapter Representative for a Term of Four (4) Years

Legislation 0043-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $437,947 Out of the Síhasin Fund to Purchase a New Motor Grader for Sawmill Chapter and to Purchase a New Backhoe for Red Lake Chapter; Approving the Related Expenditure Plan Pursuant to 12 N.N.C. § 2501 – 2508

Legislation 0042-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Approving a Mission Site Permit for 1.5 Acre, More or Less, for Reaching Out with Christ’s Kingdom Ministries, Inc. in the Vicinity of Hardrock Chapter, Navajo Nation

February 2022

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 01, 2022

Legislation 0041-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Approving a Mission Site Permit for 1.0 Acre, More or Less, for Tse Sianni Bible Church, Inc., in the Vicinity of Shonto Chapter, Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 28, 2022

Legislation 0040-22

An Act Relating to Resources and Development, Health, Education and Human Services, Law and Order, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Establishing the San Juan River Mitigation Fund; Directing that Monies Received from In Re: Gold King Mine Release In San Juan County, Colorado, on August 5, 2015, NO. 1:18-md-02824 (D.N.M.) and Underlying and Related Actions Be Deposited in the San Juan River Mitigation Fund After Reimbursement of Litigation Costs

Legislation 0039-22

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Expressing Gratitude and Appreciation to the Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Medical Service Providers; and Appreciating All Front Line and Essential Workers for Their Valor, Commitment, and Continued Service to the Navajo Nation

 

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 23, 2022

Legislation 0038-22

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Approving and Accepting the Navajo Nation Division of Behavioral and Mental Health Services Award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the Amount of $944,900.00; Approving a Waiver of Indirect Costs

Legislation 0037-22

An Action Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Confirming the Appointment of Ms. Rachel Brown to the Commission on Navajo Government Development, as the Health, Education and Human Services Committee Representative

Legislation 0036-22

An Act Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services, and Budget and Finance Committees; Accepting the Auditor General’s Audit of the Department of Family Services (“DFS”) and the DFS’ Proposed Corrective Action Plan

Legislation 0035-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $400,000 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) to Pay State Property Taxes and Grazing Fees for Navajo Nation Fee Lands Under the Department of Agriculture Ranch and Eastern Land Management Program; Waiving 12 N.N.C. § 820(E), § 820(F), and § 820(J) to Allow Use of UUFB Funds for Recurring Expenses

Legislation 0034-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $3,191,005 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) to the Animal Control Program for Personnel and Other Expenses to Address the Urgent Problem of Dog Over-Population and Maulings on the Navajo Nation; Waiving 12 N.N.C. § 820(E), § 820(F), and § 820(J) to Allow Use of UUFB Funds for Recurring Expenses

Legislation 0033-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Supporting the Arcadian Infracom Partnership with the Navajo Nation to Construct and Operate a Broadband Fiberoptic Communications Network Across the Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 22, 2022

Legislation 0032-22

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving Reinstatement of Vestah J. Tikium, Formerly Known as Vestah J. James, as a Member of the Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 17, 2022

Legislation 0031-22

An Action Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services Committee and the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting and Requesting Arizona Legislature to Approve by Vote for Public Schools, K-12, to Exceed the Aggregate Expenditure Limitation as Required by the Arizona Constitution for One-Year

Legislation 0030-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, and Budget and Finance Committees; Establishing the Abandoned Uranium Mines Enterprise Fund (“AUM Enterprise Fund”); Approving the Related Fund Management Plan; and Allocating $99,787 from the Navajo EPA AUM Settlement Funds Account as the Initial Amount to be Deposited into the New AUM Enterprise Fund

Legislation 0029-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, and Budget and Finance Committee; Accepting the Auditor General’s Audit Report of the Standing Rock Chapter and the Chapter’s Proposed Corrective Action Plan

Legislation 0028-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, and Budget and Finance Committees; Establishing the Abandoned Coal Mine Lands Reclamation Enterprise Fund (“AML Enterprise Fund”); Approving the Related Fund Management Plan; and Allocating $2,586,548 from the NAML Coal Fee Enterprise Fund as the Initial Amount to be Deposited into the New AML Enterprise Fund

Legislation 0027-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, and Budget and Finance Committee; Accepting the Auditor General’s Audit Report of the Fish and Wildlife Department (“FWD”) and the Corrective Action Plan Proposed by FWD

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 16, 2022

Legislation 0026-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Requesting the State of New Mexico to Utilize State Revenue Sources, and Federal Revenue Sources to Prioritize the Study, Design and Construction of US 64 (from US 160 at Teec Nos Pos, Arizona to US 491 in Shiprock, New Mexico) and the San Juan River Replacement in Shiprock. New Mexico

Legislation 0025-22

An Act Relating to the Health, Education, and Human Services, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Recognizing and Honoring Navajo Women Warriors on the First Day of Spring Every Year

January 2022

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 03, 2022

Legislation 0024-22

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development, Health, Education and Human Services, Budget and Finance, Law and Order, and Naabik’íyáti Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending the Navajo Nation Veterans Trust Fund at 12 N.N.C. §1176 to Create Separate Business Unit Numbers When Funding Navajo Veterans’ Organizations

 

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 02, 2022

Legislation 0023-22

An Act Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, Law and Order, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending Certain Sections of the Navajo Nation Code to Transfer Legislative Oversight Over Veteran Services to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee

Legislation 0022-22

An Act Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, Law and Order, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending 2 N.N.C. §1033 to Establish a Program Manager to Administer the Veterans Housing Program

Legislation 0021-00

An Act Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, Law and Order, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending the Selection Process for the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration Executive Director; and Amending 2 N.N.C. § 1031, 1032, 1033, 1034, 1035, 1036 Relating to the Navajo Nation Veterans Advisory Council

Legislation 0020-22

An Act Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services Committee; Approving the Amended Plan of Operation for the Navajo Division of Social Services

EMERGENCY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0019-22

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Establishing the Navajo Nation’s Position That the Voting Rights of Navajo Voters in all State and Federal Elections Should Be Protected by Appropriate Legislation and Other Means; Authorizing the Navajo Nation President and the Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council to Affirm the Navajo Nation’s Position

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 31, 2022

Legislation 0018-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a Change in Exhibit D to Resolution No. CAP-35-18 for Chilchinbeto Chapter by Deleting the Chapter Multipurpose Building Project Approved for Year 1 and Replacing it with a Chapter Lagoon Project in Year 3

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 30, 2022

Legislation 0017-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Approving the Grant of Navajo Nation Tribal Authorization Access (TAA) to Navajo Tribal Utility Authority for the Red Mesa Commercial Transmission Line Located on Navajo Nation Trust Lands on the Navajo Nation (Utah)

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 27, 2022

Legislation 0016-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and Navajo Nation Council; Extending the Time for a Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity to Allow the Navajo Nation to be Sued in Federal District Court Regarding Compliance with the National Environmental Protection Act in Carrying Out the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Grants and Authorizing the President of the Navajo Nation to be the Certifying Tribal Official to Execute Form 7015.15 through September 30, 2025

Legislation 0015-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; Approving the Fiscal Year 2021 American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 from the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) Indian Housing Block Grant Funding

Legislation 0014-22

An Action Relating to Health Education and Human Services, Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Supporting and Recommending the Passage of United States Senate Bill 1740 Titled “Schools and State Budgets Certainty Act of 2021”

 

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 25, 2022

Legislation 0013-22

An Act Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Approving $540,528 in Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance to Rehoboth Christian School to Fund Student Transportation Costs, a Navajo Language Teacher Position, Summer School Expenses, and Other Needs

 

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 24, 2022

Legislation 0012-22

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committee; Approving a Change in Exhibit D to Resolution No. CAP-35-18 for Forest Lake Chapter by Adding “Planning, Design, Construction, Equipment, and Furnishings” to Project No. D-172 and Moving the Project to the Year 3 Funding Period

 

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 20, 2022

Legislation 0011-22

An Act Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, Law and Order, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending the Charter of Diné College, 10 N.N.C. §§ 2001 – 2023

Legislation 0010-22

An Action Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services, Law and Order, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Approving and Authorizing the Mutual Aid [Intergovernmental] Agreement Between the Navajo Nation Department of Public Safety and the State of Utah, Department of Public Safety

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 19, 2022

Legislation 0009-22

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Overriding the Veto of CO-56-21 that Proposed Reaffirming the Navajo Nation’s Request to the Governor of New Mexico to Activate the Naat’aanii Development Corporation – Molina Healthcare, Inc. Indian Managed Care Entity to Increase Medical Resources Available to the Navajo People During the COVID-19 State of Emergency

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 18, 2022

Legislation 0008-22

An Action Relating to the Budget and Finance Committee; Approving a Budget Transfer in the Amount of $2,466,231 within the Navajo COVID-19 Response Donation Fund, Business Unit Number N01476

Legislation 0007-22

An Act Relating to Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, Law and Order, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $900,000 from the Navajo Nation Tourism Fund (24 N.N.C § 741) to the Division of Economic Development/Tourism Department to Cover the Tourism Department’s Personnel and Operating Expenses for the Remainder of FY2022; Amending 24 N.N.C. § 741(B) to Allow All Revenue in the Tourism Fund to be Used y any and All Navajo Nation Programs for Tourism-Related Purposes

Legislation 0006-22

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Establishing the Diné Relocatee Fund

Legislation 0005-22

An Act Relating to the Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $419,718 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) to the Division of Community Development to Fund Chapter Official Stipends for the Remainder of FY2022; Waiving 12 N.N.C. § 820(E), § 820(F) and § 820(J) to Allow Use of the UUFB for Recurring Expenses

Legislation 0004-22

An Act Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services, Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $3,600,000 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance to the Division of Community Development for the Upgrade/Replacement of a High-Voltage Electricity System for Ramah Navajo School Board, Inc./Pine Hill School

Legislation 0003-22

An Act Relating to Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $900,000 from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (“UUFB”) to the Division of Economic Development/Tourism Department for Personnel and Operating Expenses for the Remainder of FY2022; Waiving 12 N.N.C. § 820(E), § 820(F), and § 820(J) to Allow Use of the UUFB for Recurring Expenses

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 13, 2022

Legislation 0002-22

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development, the Health, Education, and Human Services, The Law and Order, and the Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and to the Navajo Nation Council; Amending Title 17 of the Navajo Nation Code to Establish Criminal Penalties for Vicious Dog and Other Animal Attacks

EMERGENCY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0001-22

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Approving Waivers of the Land User Consent Requirements Within the Navajo Nation’s Homesite Lease Regulations, Resolution No. RDCO-74-16, so that Homesite Lease Applicants can Expedite Their Homesite Lease Applications During this State of Emergency Due to the COVID-19 Virus; Waivers to be for a Limited Time; and Compensation and Due Process Pursuant to 16 N.N.C. §§ 1402 et seq. Shall be Afforded to Land Users Who Have Not Consented to the Use of Their Navajo Land for Homesite Leases