Legislation 2020

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/

September 2020

Eligible for Committee Action September 22, 2020

Legislation 0228-20

An Action Relating To Health, Education And Human Services, Budget And Finance And Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Approving The Reauthorization Of The 2005 Tribal Designation For The Navajo Health Foundation – Sage Memorial Hospital, Inc., As A Tribal Organization For Purposes Of Contracting Under Public Law 93-638 For A Period Of Twenty Years, Beginning October 1, 2020 And Ending September 30, 2040

Eligible for Committee Action September 20, 2020

Legislation 0227-20

An Action Relating To Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Establishing The Naabik’íyáti’ Quadrilateral Agreement Task Force

Eligible for Committee Action September 17, 2020

Legislation 0226-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order And the Navajo Nation Council; Confirming the Probationary Appointment Of Victor Clyde As Navajo Nation District Court Judge

Legislation 0225-20

An Action Relating To Budget And Finance And Health, Education And Human Services; Amending The Plan Of Operation For The Navajo Nation Veterans Administration

Legislation 0224-20

An Action Relating To Budget And Finance Committee, Naabik’íyáti’ Committee, And Navajo Nation Council; Approving The Navajo Nation Fiscal Year 2021 Comprehensive Budget; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ 820(I) And 860, 12 N.N.C. §§ 2001 et seq. And 12 N.N.C. § 840(B)

Legislation 0223-20

An Action Relating To Naabik’iyati Committee And Navajo Nation Council; Establishing Policy That The Navajo Nation Government Shall Not Endorse Candidates Or Political Parties In Federal, State And Local Elections

Eligible for Committee Action September 16, 2020

Legislation 0222-20

An Action Relating To Health, Education And Human Services, Resources And Development, Law And Order And Naabik’íyáti’ Committees And The Navajo Nation Council; Amending Title 17 Chapter 3, Controlled Substances At 17 N.N.C. §§ 390, 394

Eligible for Committee Action September 15, 2020

Legislation 0221-20

An Action Relating To Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Amending The Plan Of Operation For The Office Of Miss Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action September 14, 2020

Legislation 0220-20

An Action Relating To The Budget And Finance, Resources And Development, And Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, And Navajo Nation Council; Approving The Purchase Of Property Offered For Sale To The Navajo Nation By The Owner Of 11 D Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.; Approving The Expenditure Of Fund Principal Of The Land Acquisition Trust Fund To The Purchase Property; Approving The Expenditure Of Fund Principal Of The Land Acquisition Trust Fund To Pay For Repair And Renovation Of The 11 D Street Property

Emergency Legislation: NOT SUBJECT TO 5 DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0219-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency For The Navajo Nation; Opposing All In-Person Instruction At All Schools Intending To Reopen Within The Navajo Nation Amidst COVID-19; Supporting The Navajo Nation Board Of Education In Recommending Virtual Learning

Legislation 0218-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency; Submission Of The Navajo Nation Heritage And Historic Preservation Department’s Proposal Entitled “Chaco Canyon Cultural Resources Investigations” To The United States Department Of Interior Office Of The Secretary

Eligible for Committee Action September 6, 2020

Legislation 0217-20

An Action Relating To Health, Education And Human Services Committee; Approving A Cash Match In The Total Amount Of $2,177,521.38 For Head Start In Business Unit Number 119032

Eligible for Committee Action September 3, 2020

Legislation 0216-20

An Action Relating to Health Education and Human Services, Budget and Finance, Law and Order, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and Navajo Nation Council; Extending the Fund Lapse Exception to the Annual Appropriation to the Veterans Trust Fund, as set forth in 12 N.N.C. § 1171 (B), Through Navajo Nation Fiscal Year 2024

Eligible for Committee Action September 2, 2020

Legislation 0215-20

An Action Relating To Budget And Finance And Naabik’íyáti’ Committees And Navajo Nation Council; Accepting The Audit Report Of Moss Adams On The Basic Financial Statements Of The Navajo Nation For Fiscal Year 2019

Eligible for Committee Action September 1, 2020

Legislation 0214-20

An Action Relating To Budget And Finance Committee; Approving A Modification To The Service Contract Between The Navajo Nation And Wells Fargo To Provide Custody And Recordkeeping Services For The Navajo Nation 401(K) Savings Plan, Extending The Contract For Two Years From September 30, 2019 To September 20, 2021 And Consenting To Wells Fargo’s Assignment Of The Agreements, Rights, And Duties To Principal Financial Group

Legislation 0213-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development; Amending RDCD-124-17 To Increase Acreage Of Reach 10 – Pumping Plant No. 7, Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project Located On Tribal Trust Lands In Twin Lakes Chapter (Mckinley County, New Mexico)

Legislation 0212-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development; Approving A Right-Of-Way And Temporary Construction Easement To U.S. Bureau Of Reclamation To Construct, Operate And Maintain Reach 7 – Pumping Plant 4, Sheep Springs Turnout And Temporary Staging Area For Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project Located On Tribal Trust Lands In Sheep Springs Chapter (San Juan County, New Mexico)

Legislation 0211-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development; Budget And Finance Committee; Approving The Intergovernmental Powers Agreement Between The Navajo Nation And The Arizona Department Of Transportation For Tuba City Warrior Drive Lighting And Power Along U.S. Highway 160

August 2020

Eligible for Committee Action August 31, 2020

Legislation 0210-20

An Act To Relating Health, Education And Human Services, Law And Order, Naabik’íyáti’ And The Navajo Nation Council; Amending Title 17, Law And Order Code, By Enacting As An Offense, Section 378, “Violation Of An Emergency Order Or Action

Eligible for Committee Action August 27, 2020

Legislation 0209-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order, Resources And Development, Health Education And Human Services, Budget And Finance, And Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, And The Navajo Nation Council; Approving And Adopting Navajo Nation Cares Fund Expenditure Plans Encompassing College Student Relief, Grammar School Student Relief, Education, Elders Assistance, Headstart, Solar Projects, Solid Waste, Hardship Assistance, Housing Projects, Office Of The Controller, Office Of Management And Budget, Telecommunications And Information Technology, Economic Development, Winter Propane Services, And Public Health

Legislation 0208-20

An Action Relating To Health, Education And Human Services, Resources And Development, Budget And Finance And Naabik’íyáti Committees; Authorizing The Navajo Division Of Community Development To Proceed With And Negotiate A P.L. 93-638 Title I Construction Project Agreement For The Site Selection Evaluation Report (SSER) Phase II For The New Gallup Indian Medical Center (GIMC) At The Rehoboth Site

Eligible for Committee Action August 26, 2020

Legislation 0207-20

An Action Relating To Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Accepting And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Nation Executive Offices

Legislation 0206-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Office Of Navajo Nation Office Of Hearings And Appeals

Legislation 0205-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Division Of Transportation

Legislation 0204-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Nation Department Of Justice

Legislation 0203-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Office Of Navajo Nation Public Defender

Legislation 0202-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year Budget For The Navajo Division Of Natural Resources

Legislation 0201-20

An Action Relating To Health Education And Human Services, Budget And Finance, And Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, And The Navajo Nation Council; Adding One Hundred Seventy-Five Million Dollars ($175,000,000) To The CARES Fund Hardship Assitance Expenditure Plan Enacted By CJY-67-20

Legislation 0200-20

An Action Relating To The Budget And Finance Committee; Approving And Recommending The Proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Budget For Fixed Costs – Office Of The Controller, Division Of General Services, Division Of Human Resources, Department Of Justice, Judicial Branch To Be Included In The Navajo Nation Comprehensive Budget For Fiscal Year 2021

Legislation 0199-20

An Action Relating To The Budget And Finance Committee; Approving And Recommending The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Human Resources Division – Retirement Funds, Retirement Plan Administration Committee To Be Included In The Navajo Nation Comprehensive Budget For Fiscal Year 2021

Legislation 0198-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’ Committee And The Navajo Nation Council; Overriding The Navajo Nation President’s Veto Of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CJY-59-20

Eligible for Committee Action August 25, 2020

Legislation 0197-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and Navajo Nation Council; Approving and Adopting the Navajo Nation CARES Fund Chapter Distribution Expenditure Plan

Legislation 0196-20

An Action Relating To The Budget And Finance Committee; Approving And Recommending The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Office Of Management And Budget To Be Included In The Navajo Nation Comprehensive Budget For Fiscal Year 2021

Legislation 0195-20

An Action Relating To The Budget And Finance Committee; Approving And Recommending The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Office Of The Navajo Tax Commission To Be Included In The Navajo Nation Comprehensive Budget For Fiscal Year 2021

Legislation 0194-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Nation Division Of Public Safety

Legislation 0193-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development And Budget And Finance Committees; Approving A Change In Resolution CAP-35-18 Exhibit D No. 177 Thoreau Chapter Veterans Building Design/Construction Project By Changing Budget Line Item Number From 9070 To Budget Line Item Number 9050

Legislation 0192-20

An Action Relating To The Budget And Finance Committee; Approving And Recommending The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Office Of The Auditor General To Be Included In The Navajo Nation Comprehensive Budget For Fiscal Year 2021

Eligible for Committee Action August 24, 2020

Legislation 0191-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Division Of Economic Development

Legislation 0190-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Nation Ethics And Rules Office

Legislation 0189-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Nation Labor Commission

Legislation 0188-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order, Budget And Finance, Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, And The Navajo Nation Council; Amending Navajo Nation Code 12 N.N.C. § 820(N) Appropriations Lapse

Legislation 0187-20

An Action Relating To The Budget And Finance Committee; Approving And Recommending The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The General Services Division – Insurance Services Department, Risk Management/Safety Loss Control, Employee Benefits, Workers Compensation, To Be Included In The Navajo Nation Comprehensive Budget For Fiscal Year 2021

Legislation 0186-20

An Action Relating To The Budget And Finance Committee; Approving And Recommending The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Office Of The Controller To Be Included In The Navajo Nation Comprehensive Budget For Fiscal Year 2021

Legislation 0185-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development; Rescinding Resolution No. RDCD-105-18; And Approving The Grant Of Right-Of-Way And Leases To Arcadian Infracom, Located On Navajo Nation Trust Lands On The Navajo Nation (Utah, Arizona, And New Mexico)

Legislation 0184-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Gaming Regulatory Office

Eligible for Committee Action August 23, 2020

Legislation 0183-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Nation Judicial Branch

Legislation 0182-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’ Committee And The Navajo Nation Council; Overriding The Navajo Nation President’s Veto Of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CJY-62-20

Legislation 0181-20

An Action Relating To The Health, Education And Human Services Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Nation Division Of Human Resources

Legislation 0180-20

An Action Relating To The Health, Education And Human Services Committee; Approving And Recommending To The Budget And Finance Committee The Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget For The Navajo Nation Division Of General Services

Eligible for Committee Action August 19, 2020

Legislation 0179-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; Approving and Recommending to the Budget and Finance Committee the Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget for the Navajo Division of Community Development

Legislation 0178-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services Committee; Approving and Recommending to the Budget and Finance Committee the Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget for the Navajo Nation Department of Health

Legislation 0177-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services Committee; Approving and Recommending to the Budget and Finance Committee the Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget for the Navajo Nation Department of Diné Education

Legislation 0176-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services Committee; Approving and Recommending to the Budget and Finance Committee the Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget for the Navajo Nation Division of Social Services

Legislation 0175-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; Approving and Recommending to the Budget and Finance Committee the Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget for the Navajo Environmental Protection Agency

Legislation 0174-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a Change in Resolution CAP-35-18 Exhibit D No. 112, Standing Rock Chapter Tseiiahi Head Start Construction Project, by Changing Budget Line Item Number from 9070 to Budget Line Item Number 9050

Legislation 0173-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services Committee; Approving and Recommending to the Budget and Finance Committee the Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget for the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration

Legislation 0172-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting Proposed Bills, H.R. 7557 and S. 4232, Introduced in the United States House of Representatives and Senate to Amend Title VI of the Social Security Act to Extend the Coverage of Coronavirus Relief Fund Payments to Tribal Governments

Eligible for Committee Action August 18, 2020

Legislation 0171-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a Project Change in Resolution CAP-35-18; Approving a Change in Project Funding Year for Many Farms Chapter

Legislation 0170-20

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’; Approving and Recommending to the Budget and Finance Committee the Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget for the Navajo Nation Legislative Branch

Eligible for Committee Action August 17, 2020

Legislation 0169-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’ Committee Of The Navajo Nation Council; Supporting Efforts To Reduce The Small Loan Annual Percentage Rate from 175% to 36% And Requesting The New Mexico Legislature To Adopt The 36% Annual Percentage Rate

Eligible for Committee Action August 16, 2020

Legislation 0168-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development And Budget And Finance Committees; Approving A Change In Resolution CAP-35-18 Exhibit D No. 140 Tonalea Chapter Project By Changing Budget Line Item Number from 9070 To Budget Line Item Number 9050

Eligible for Committee Action August 13, 2020

Legislation 0167-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ and Navajo Nation Council; Confirming the Nomination of Robert K. Black, Jr to the Commission on Navajo Government Development as Executive Branch Representative

Eligible for Committee Action August 12, 2020

Legislation 0166-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Reaffirming the Position of the Navajo Nation Opposing the Death Penalty and the Sentence Imposed in United States V. Lezmond Michell, Case Number CR-01-1062-PCT

Eligible for Committee Action August 11, 2020

Legislation 0165-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committee; Approving a Change in Resolution CAP-35-18 Exhibit D No. 21 Coyote Canyon Chapter Project by Changing the Project Description from “N96 Chip Seal” to N96 Road Improvement”

Eligible for Committee Action August 2, 2020

Legislation 0164-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; Naabik’íyáti’ Committee, and the Navajo Nation Council; Requesting the National Park Service, Bureau of Reclamation, and Bureau of Indian Affairs Extend the Termination Date of the Quadrilateral Agreement, Memorandum of Understanding Dated September 16, 1994, and Bridge Agreement Dated January 13, 2003

Emergency Legislation – NOT SUBJECT TO 5 DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0163-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency; Approving Meetings Through Telecommunications For Chapter Subcommittees, Community Land Use Plan Planning Committees, Agency, Regional And District Councils

Emergency Legislation – NOT SUBJECT TO 5 DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0162-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Approving Meetings Through Telecommunications for All Governing Bodies of the Navajo Nation

July 2020

Eligible for Committee Action July 23, 2020

Legislation 0161-20

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance Committee; Accepting the Navajo Nation Fiscal Year 2021 General Fund Revenue Projection, Establishing the General Fund Budget Amount and Branch Planning Allocation Amounts for the Preparation of the Fiscal Year 2021 Navajo Nation Comprehensive Budget and Other Related Action

Emergency Legislation – NOT SUBJECT TO 5 DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0160-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency; Requesting Congress To Extend The Deadline For Native American Veterans To File For U.S. Veterans Administration Disability Claims And Claims Against The Indian Health Service For Substandard Medical Care

Eligible for Committee Action July 22, 2020

Legislation 0159-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Recommending that the State of New Mexico Public Education Department to Delay Plans and Decisions to Reopen Schools for the 2020-2021 School Year

Legislation 0158-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Approving the Navajo Nation Timber Use Policy Statement

Emergency Legislation – NOT SUBJECT TO 5 DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0157-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Extending the Expiration of Navajo Nation Council Resolution No. CAP-19-20

Eligible for Committee Action July 16, 2020

Legislation 0156-20

An Action Relating to Law and Order; Amending Plan of Operation for the Navajo Nation Department of Emergency Medical Service

Legislation 0155-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’; Authorizing and Approving Waiver of Administrative Costs for Federal Communications Commission COVID-19 Telehealth Cost Reimbursement Award

Legislation 0154-20

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee; Approving Project Cost Savings of $268,888.10 from the Black Mesa Powerline Project to be used by the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority in Accordance with the Síhasin Fund Power Line and Chapter Project Expenditure Plan as Approved in Navajo Nation Council Resolution CAP-35-18

Eligible for Committee Action July 14, 2020

Legislation 0153-20

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance, Law and Order and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and Navajo Nation Council; Amending 2 N.N.C. §164 (A) (17) to Include the Budget Line-Item Veto Authority Language Approved by Navajo Voters Through Initiative Election in 2009

Eligible for Committee Action July 13, 2020

Legislation 0152-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ and Navajo Nation Council; Overriding the Navajo Nation President’s Veto of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CJN-49-20

Eligible for Committee Action July 8, 2020

Legislation 0151-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services; Amending Resolution HEHSCAP-05-20, Entitled “An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services; Approving 2020 – 2024 Navajo Nation School Board Apportionment Plan;” T’iisyaakin Residential Hall. Inc.

Legislation 0150-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Approving and Authorizing a Contract on Behalf of the Navajo Nation Between the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry, Inc. (NAPI) and the United States Department of the Interior Under 25 U.S.C. §§ 450 et seq. (P.L. 93-638 Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, as amended) for a Three-Year Term Construction Contract Agreement Beginning with Calendar Year 2020 and Subsequent Calendar Years; and Approving and Authorizing the Fiscal Year and Scope of Work for the Period of the Contract Term

Legislation 0149-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Approving and Authorizing a Contract on Behalf of the Navajo Nation Between the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry, Inc. (NAPI) and the United States Department of the Interior Under 25 U.S.C. §§ 450 et seq. (P.L. 93-638 Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, as amended) for the Operation and Maintenance, On-Farm Development, and Agricultural Testing and Research Laboratory on the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Beginning with Calendar Year 2021 and Subsequent Calendar Years Under a Mature Contract Status; and Approving and Authorizing the Fiscal Year and Scope of Work for the Period of the Contract Term

Legislation 0148-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Develoopmet; Amending RDCO-054-19 to Waive 100% of the Compensation for the Grant of Right-Of-Way to Continental Divide Electric Cooperative, Inc., for the Echo Canyon Powerline Project Located on Navajo Nation Trust Lands in Mariano Lake Chapter Vicinity (McKinley County, New Mexico)

Eligible for Committee Action July 7, 2020

Legislation 0147-20

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and Navajo Nation Council; Adopting a Continuing Resolution for the Continuing Operations of the Navajo Nation Government; Beginning October 1, 2020 and Ending December 31, 2020; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §840(B)

Legislation 0146-20

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance Committee; Approving the Navajo Nation CARES Funds Expedited Procedures and Application Instructions and Related Documents

EMERGENCY LEGISLATION – NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0145-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency For The Navajo Nation; Opposing Liquor License Application Filed By Family Dollar Store In The Community Of Saint Michaels, Arizona Locate Within The Territorial Jurisdiction Of The Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action July 6, 2020

Legislation 0144-20

An Action Relating to Health Education and Human Resources, Budget and Finance and Resources and Development, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving and Adopting the Navajo Nation CARES Fund Expenditure Plans for Water Projects, Powerline Projects and Broadband-Telecommunication Projects

Legislation 0143-20

An Action Relating To Health, Education And Human Services And NAABIK’IYATI’ Committees; Approving And Supporting The Selection Of The Rehoboth Site For The Gallup Indian Medical Center Replacement Project

Legislation 0142-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development; Amending RDCAP-008-19 To Waive 100% Of The Compensation For The Grant Of Right-of-Way To Continental Divide Electric Cooperative, Inc., For The Red Willow Powerline Project Located On Navajo Nation Trust Lands In Mariano Lake Chapter Vicinity (McKinley County, New Mexico)

Eligible for Committee Action July 2, 2020

Legislation 0141-20

An Action Relating To Budget And Finance And NAABIK’IYATI’ Committees, And Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding From The Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance In The Total Amount Of Four Hundred Forty-Seven Thousand One Hundred And Sixty-Six Dollars ($447,166) To The Navajo Election Administration Office; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ 820 (E) And 820 (F) Of The Appropriations Act

Eligible for Committee Action July 1, 2020

Legislation 0140-20

An Action Relating to the Health, Education, and Human Services Committee, Naabik’íyáti’ Committee, and Navajo Nation Council; Proclaiming Third Week in June as Diné Pride Week on a Recurring Annual Basis

June 2020

Eligible for Committee Action June 30, 2020

Legislation 0139-20

An Action Relating to Law and Order, Health, Education and Human Services and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Opposing Liquor License Application Filed by Dollar Store in the Community of Saint Michaels, Arizona Located within the Territorial Jurisdiction of the Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action June 29, 2020

Legislation 0138-20

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee and the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Adopting a Navajo Nation Position Supporting Continued Dialogue and Partnership with the City of Los Angeles to Facilitate the Development of Clean Energy Projects on the Navajo Nation and Supporting Efforts for the Navajo Nation’s Rights to use 500 MWs of Capacity on the Navajo Generating Station Southern and Western Transmission Systems

EMERGENCY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0137-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Overriding the Navajo Nation President’s Veto of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CAP-26-20

Eligible for Committee Action June 24, 2020

Legislation 0136-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Amending RDCMY-46-18, “Approving the FY 2018 Navajo Nation Tribal Transportation Improvement Program” at Exhibit “A” to Temporarily Provide for Needed Funds for N9402(1)1,2 Rio Puerco Bridge N656 Replacement Project in Lupton, Arizona

Legislation 0135-20

An Action Relating to Law and Order; Approving a Budget Reallocation in the Total Amount of $1.6 Million from P.L. 93-638 Contract No. A18AV00236 Juvenile Detention to Contract No. A18AV00235 Adult Detention, Programs within the Executive Branch

Eligible for Committee Action June 21, 2020

Legislation 0134-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ and Navajo Nation Council; Overriding the Navajo Nation President’s Veto of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CAP-30-20

Eligible for Committee Action June 18, 2020

Legislation 0133-20

An Action Relating to the Budget and Finance Committee; Approving a Direct Equity Investment in Company as set forth in NNICJU-08-20 pursuant to the Navajo Nation Master Investment Policy

Eligible for Committee Action June 17, 2020

Legislation 0132-20

An Action Relating To Health Education And Human Services, Budget And Finance And NAABIK’IYATI’ Committees, And The Navajo Nation Council; Approving And Adopting The Navajo Nation CARES Fund Expenditure Plans For Special Duty Pay, Personal Protective Equipment and Facility Safety Assurance

Eligible for Committee Action June 11, 2020

Legislation 0131-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development; Approving The Navajo Nation Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, And Liability Act (NNCERCLA) Regulations

Eligible for Committee Action June 09, 2020

Legislation 0130-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ and Navajo Nation Council; Overriding the Navajo Nation President’s Veto of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CMY-44-20

Eligible for Committee Action June 04, 2020

Legislation 0129-20

An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; extending the expiration of Navajo Nation Council Resolution No. CMA-09-20

Legislation 0128-20

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance; Approving Diné College to borrow money in excess of $2,000,000.00

Legislation 0127-20

An Action Relating to the Budget and Finance Committee; As recommended by the Navajo Nation Investment Committee, authorizing the Controller, on behalf of the Navajo Nation, to consent to Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise’s (NNGE) request for the Navajo Nation to waive section 5.9 of the Gaming Loan Agreement between the Nation and NNGE and to forbear from enforcing certain covenants under the Gaming Loan Agreement and the Síhasin Fund Loan Agreement from March 17, 2020 through October 30, 2020

Eligible for Committee Action June 02, 2020

Legislation 0126-20

An Action Relating to relating to Budget and Finance and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Establishing the Navajo Nation COVID-19 Response Donation Fund to house financial donation made to the Navajo Nation to assist in the fight against COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation; Waiving Navajo Nation Code set-aside provisions

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

Legislation 0125-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Amending CMA-04-20 to extend the authorization for Navajo Nation Council and Standing Committees to conduct meetings and worksessions through telecommunication methods and for Council Delegates to attend Navajo Nation Council and Standing Committees meetings, Subcommittee meetings and worksessions through teleconferencing

May 2020

Eligible for Committee Action May 27, 2020

Legislation 0124-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; Approving Tribal Authorization authorizing access without Bureau of Indian Affairs approval for independent legal entities wholly owned and operated by the Navajo Nation; Approving the Delegation of Authority to the Department Manager of the Navajo Land Department to grant Tribal access for rights-of-way on the Navajo Nation for independent legal entities wholly owned by the Navajo Nation; Approving the Departmental Administrative Rules and Regulations and the Terms and Conditions for the Delegation of Authority; and, Rescinding RCD-104-10, RDCS-97-17 and other prior inconsistent Resources and Development Resolution

Eligible for Committee Action May 26, 2020

Legislation 0123-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’ And The Navajo Nation Council; Cancelling The Primary Election For The 2020 Chapter Election; Setting One Chapter Election Date For November 3, 2020; Waiving 11 N.N.C. §§ 3(C) And 41

Legislation 0122-20

An Action Relating To Health, Education And Human Services; Amending Leave Administration Provisions Of Section X Of Navajo Nation Personnel Policies Manual For Purposes Of Addressing COVID-19

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

Legislation 0121-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Approving a Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity for Diné College to enter into a Payroll Protection Program Promissory Note and Agreement with Wells Fargo Bank

Legislation 0120-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Overriding the Navajo Nation President’s Veto of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CAP-28-20

Eligible for Committee Action May 20, 2020

Legislation 0119-20

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee, the Health, Education and Human Services Committee, the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Cancelling the Navajo Nation Fair, the Fourth of July Celebration, the Northern Navajo Nation Fair, and all the other fairs, rodeos and ropings held on the Navajo Nation during 2020

Legislation 0118-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services and Naabik’íyáti’; Supporting final written determinations of the Impact Program, U.S. Department of Education, concerning Impact Aid to the State of New Mexico for the periods July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 and July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020

Legislation 0117-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services and Naabik’íyáti’; Supporting H.R. 2339, A Congressional Bill entitled “PROTECTING AMERICAN LUNGS AND REVERSING THE YOUTH TOBACCO EPIDEMIC ACT OF 2020”

Legislation 0116-20

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Establishing the Navajo Nation CARES Fund to be comprised of the share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund received from the United States pursuant to the Federal CARES Act; Authorizing the President of the Navajo Nation to establish an Expenditure Plan(s) in accordance with the Federal CARES Act and other laws; Authorizing the formation of the Dikos Ntsaaígíí-19 Relief Fund Work Group; Providing for Audit of the Fund and reporting to the Federal Government

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

Legislation 0112-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Waiving 13 N.N.C. §§ 1901-1903 (Burial Statute), 13 N.N.C. §§ 1951-1953 (Cemeteries), 16 N.N.C. §§ 2251-2253 (Navajo Nation Civil Trespass Act), 16. N.N.C. §§ 2301 et seq. (Navajo Nation General Leasing Regulations) as relates to obtaining a lease for family burial plots, guidance on burials, community cemeteries, family plot burials and related services Section (G), RDCJN-33-15, the Navajo Land Department’s Land Withdrawal Designation Regulations, and, RDCO-74-16, and Homesite Lease Regulations Section 17.08 (J) to allow family members to bury their loved ones in family burial plots 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. 1401 et seq. shall be afforded to land users who have not consented to the use of their land for family burial plots

Eligible for Committee Action May 13, 2020

Legislation 0115-20

An Action Relating to Law And Order, Budget And Finance, And Nabik’íyáti’ Committees, And the Navajo Nation Council; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ 301 et seq.; Enacting the “Navajo Nation CARES Fund Act” by amending Title 12 of the Navajo Nation Code and establishing “The Navajo Nation CARES Fund” to be comprised of the Nation’s share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund received from the United States pursuant to Title V of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act (“CARES ACT”)

Legislation 0114-20

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development, Budget and Finance and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Approving the Navajo Division of Transportation BIA Indian Highway Safety Program (IHSP) Child Passenger Safety Grant and waiver of the indirect cost rate.

Legislation 0113-20

An Act Relating to Law and Order Committee, Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Enacting 17 N.N.C. § 338 Excessive Pricing during a Declared State of Emergency

Legislation 0111-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Amending RDCD-109-18, to provide additional waivers to the approved the grant of right-of-way to Bureau of Indian Affairs for Upper Fruitland Chapter – Ojo Amarillo Road Project No. N101 (1) (2) 2 & 4, located on Navajo Nation Trust Lands in Upper Fruitland Chapter, Navajo Nation (San Juan County, New Mexico)

Eligible for Committee Action May 5, 2020

Legislation 0110-20

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee; Approving project cost savings of 189,777.12 from the Teesto Scattered Powerline Project to be used by the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority in accordance with the Síhasin Fund Power line and Chapter Project Expenditure Plan as approved in Navajo Nation Council Resolution CAP-35-18

Legislation 0109-20

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee, Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Extending Resolution CJN-24-19, Approving and Authorizing the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry to extend and expand the Hemp Pilot Research Project with New Mexico State University under the provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill; Creating a singular exception to the Navajo Nation’s prohibition on the cultivation, growth, possession, development or propagation of hemp

Eligible for Committee Action May 4, 2020

Legislation 0108-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services; Amending Plans of Operation for the Office of the Executive Director and the Navajo Indian Child Welfare Act Program within Navajo Nation Division of Social Services

Legislation 0107-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services and Naabik’íyáti’; Supporting House Bill 116, a Bill introduced in the Utah State Legislature to create the “MURDERED AND MISSING INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS TASK FORCE

Legislation 0106-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services: Rescinding Resolution HEHSCAP-05-20, Entitled “An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services; Approving 2020 -2024 Navajo Nation School Board Apportionment Plan”

April 2020

Eligible for Committee Action April 30, 2020

Legislation 0105-20

An Action Relating To Health Education And Human Resources And NAABIK’IYATI’: Supporting The Native American Disability Law Center’s Request To The Indian Health Service To Develop Principles And Protocols That Ensure Equal COVID-19 Medical Care Is To Persons With Disabilities

Legislation 0104-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order Committee, Budget And Finance Committee, NAABIK’IYATI’ Committee And The Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding From The Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance In The Amount Of $55,530.00 (Fifty-Five Thousand, Five Hundred Thirty Dollars) For The Navajo-Hopi Legal Services Program To Fund The Shortfall Of Two Professional Staff Positions Through The End Of FY2020; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ 820 (E) And 820 (F) Of The Appropriations Act

Legislation 0103-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’ And Navajo Nation Council; Overriding The Navajo Nation President’s Veto Of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CAP-17-20

Legislation 0102-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’ And Navajo Nation Council; Overriding The Navajo Nation President’s Veto Of Navajo Nation CouncilResolution CAP-19-20

Legislation 0101-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’ And Navajo Nation Council; Overriding The Navajo Nation President’s Veto of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CAP-18-20

Eligible for Committee Action April 29, 2020

Legislation 0100-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting Arizona House Bill 2573 titled “APPROPRIATION; LABORATORY; NAVAJO TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY”

Legislation 0099-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services: Approving temporary amendments to the Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance Policies and Procedures to accommodate students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

EMERGENGY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0098-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency; Requiring Businesses On The Navajo Nation To Require Wearing Masks Or Face Covering While In The Place Of Business

Legislation 0097-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Requesting the Governor of the State of New Mexico enforce the Public Health Order of April 6, 2020, requiring the closure of stores selling alcoholic beverages in towns that border the Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action April 23, 2020

Legislation 0096-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Requesting the Arizona Governor Ducey to include Highway 191 in the Smart Highway Corridor Initiative to install broadband conduit and fiber optic cable

EMERGENGY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0095-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Requesting the Governor of the State of Utah close stores selling liquor and eliminate the sale of beer in towns that border the Navajo Nation

Legislation 0094-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Temporarily authorizing and approving attendance at Farm Board, Land Board, and District Grazing Committee meetings through telecommunication methods

Legislation 0093-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Temporarily suspending 2 N.N.C. § 162 (A); Canceling the 2020 Navajo Nation Council Spring Session

EMERGENGY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0092-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Authorizing Diné College and the Navajo Technical University to make application for a Special Temporary Authority with the Federal Communications Commission under and order issued July 11, 2029, Wt Docket No. 18-120, In The Matter Of Transforming The 2.5. Ghz Ban

Eligible for Committee Action April 16, 2020

Legislation 0091-20

An Action Relating to Naabikiyati’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Overriding the Navajo Nation President’s veto of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CMA-14-20

Legislation 0090-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Naabik’íyáti’; Supporting H.R. 292, a congressional bill entitled “THE RURAL BROADBAND PERMITTING EFFICIENCY ACT OF 2019”

Legislation 0089-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting the Navajo Nation Executive Branch position statement relating to a recommendation for the implementation of Title V, Coronavirus Relief Funding for Tribal Governments to the U.S. Department of Interior and U.S. Department of the Treasury

Legislation 0088-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, Naabik’íyáti’ and Navajo Nation Council; Confirming the appointment of Ronald Milton Thompson as Superintendent of Schools, Navajo Department of Diné Education

Legislation 0087-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, Naabik’íyáti’ and Navajo Nation Council; Confirming the appointment of Ronald Milton Thompson as Superintendent of Schools, Navajo Department of Diné Education

EMERGENGY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0086-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Approving Dine College and Navajo Technical University to conduct meetings through telecommunication methods; Approving a waiver of provisions requiring a physical presence at board of regents meetings

Legislation 0085-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Approving supplemental funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of One Hundred Twenty One Thousand dollars ($121,000) to the Navajo Nation Legislative Branch, Office of the Speaker, Business Unit 101015; Waiving 12 N.N.C. § 820 (E) and (F) regarding the restriction of matching non-recurring revenues with recurring expenditures

Legislation 0084-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Establishing the Navajo Nation COVID-19 response donation fund to house financial donations made to the Navajo Nation to assist in the fight against COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation; Replenishing the CMA-06-20 supplemental appropriation to the COVID-19 emergency funds program; Waiving Navajo Nation Code set-aside provisions

Legislation 0083-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Authorizing Navajo Nation Council Delegates to attend Chapter meetings and Agency Council meetings through telecommunications methods

Legislation 0082-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Temporarily suspending Title 26 sections to allow Chapter meetings to be held telephonically or through video conferencing; Temporarily suspending Title 26 sections and clarifying Title 26 sections to authorize Chapters to function to meet the needs of their communities during the COVID-19 health crisis under the three person quorum and the Executive Branch closure of Navajo Nation Government offices and related entities, Executive Order No. 002-20

Legislation 0081-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Approving supplemental funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of Two Million, Four Hundred Sixteen Thousand, Seven Hundred Forty-Seven dollars ($2,416,747) to the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety

 

Legislation 0080-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Approving supplemental funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of One Hundred Three Thousand dollars ($103,000) to the Navajo Nation Judicial Branch, Administrative Office of the Courts

Legislation 0079-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Approving supplemental funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand dollars ($250,000) for burial assistance to the Navajo Division of Social Services

Eligible for Committee Action April 09, 2020

Legislation 0078-20

An Action Relating To Health, Education And Human Services Committee; Appointing Delegate Member From The Health, Education And Human Services Committee To The Navajo Times Publishing Company As A Shareholder Representative

EMERGENGY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0077-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency For The Navajo Nation; Authorizing Navajo Nation Boards And Commissions Organized Under The Legislative Branch limited Approval To Conduct Meetings Through Telecommunication Methods; Approving A Temporary Suspension Of Title Two Provisions Requiring Board And Commission Members To Be Physically Present At Meeting

Legislation 0076-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Enacting 17 N.N.C. § 337 Excessive Pricing During a Declared State of Emergency

EMERGENGY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0075-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency For The Navajo Nation; Waiving 11 N.N.C. §§ 3(B) And (C), 6(A) And 26(A); For Purposes Of Addressing COVID-19 Health Crisis, Postponing The 2020 Navajo Nation Chapter Elections For One Year And Extending Current Terms Of Office For Such Time

Eligible for Committee Action April 01, 2020

Legislation 0074-20

An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human Services; Approving 2020 -2024 Navajo Nation School Board Apportionment Plan

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Legislation 0073-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti Committee; approving a Budget Reallocation in the total amount of $200,000 within the Legislative Branch, from Business Unit Number 101033 to Business Unit Number 101001

EMERGENGY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0072-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Regarding the COVID-19 Virus within the territorial jurisdiction of the Navajo Nation, ensuring safe protection upon roads within the Navajo Nation by declaring all Navajo Nation-owned and maintained roads shall be closed to all visitors and tourists

Legislation 0071-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Waiving 10 N.N.C. § 1008, quorum requiring a physical presence at meetings for the Dine College Board of Regents for a limited time

March 2020

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 26, 2020

Legislation 0070-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a change in Project Type in Resolution CAP-35-18; Amending the Project Type to add “Plan, Assessment/Investigate and Design” for the Coalmine Canyon Chapter building repair

EMERGENGY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0069-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Requesting the Governor of New Mexico to activate the Naat’aanii Development Corporation – Molina Healthcare, Inc. Indian Managed Care Entity to increase the medical resources available to Navajo people during the COVID-19 State of Emergency

Legislation 0068-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Establishing the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee as the Committee of the Whole; Except for Naabik’íyáti’ Committee Authorities, waiving Standing Committee authorities in the Navajo Nation Code, including committee authorities at 2 N.N.C. §§ 102, 106, 164, 167, 169, 180, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 222, 285(B)(6), 300 – 302, 400 – 403, 505 – 503, 600 – 603

Legislation 0067-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Opposing the State of Arizona’s all mail in voting for the elections; Requesting the State of Arizona consult with the Navajo Nation on other alternatives

Legislation 0066-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Approving expedited process for FirstNet and other critical wireless public safety communications to assist Navajo Nation operations undertaken during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic

Legislation 0065-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Approving minimized procedures for accepting donations during the COVID-19 emergency declaration; Temporarily waiving certain provisions of 2 N.N.C. § 1010

Legislation 0064-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Suspending and waiving the Navajo Nation Code requirements to hold meetings under Title 2

Legislation 0063-20

An Action Relating to an Emergency; Approving supplemental funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of Fifteen Thousand dollars ($15,000.00) to each chapter’s emergency fund; Waiving 12 N.N.C. § 820 (O) and Budget Instruction Manual provisions

EMERGENGY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0062-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency; Approving Supplemental Funding From The Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance In The Amount Of Four Million Dollars ($4,000,000) For Emergency Funds To The Navajo Department Of Health, COVID-19 Emergency Funds, Business Unit New

Legislation 0061-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency For The Navajo Nation; Supporting H. Res. ___, “DIRECTING THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MAKE CORRECTIONS IN THE ENGROSSMENT OF H.R. 6201.”

Legislation 0060-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency; Temporarily Authorizing Reduced Chapter Meeting Quorum Requirements During The COVID-19 Emergency

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 24, 2020

Legislation 0059-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; approving and certifying the Greasewood Springs Chapter’s Community-Based Land Use Plan

Legislation 0058-20

An Act Relating to Law and Order, Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, Naabik’íyáti and Navajo Nation Council; amending vote provisions of 24 N.N.C. § 605 (B), Vote Requirement for enactment of Sales Tax ordinance by local governance-certified chapter

Legislation 0057-20

An Action of the Naabik’íyáti Committee; amending the Legislative Branch Legislative District Assistants Program Plan of Operation

EMERGENGY LEGISLATION - NOT SUBJECT TO 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD

Legislation 0056-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency: Emergency For The Navajo Nation; Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’; Supporting S. ___, A Proposed Bill Introduced In The United States Senate Entitled, “Tribal Public Health Security And Preparedness Bill

Legislation 0055-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency: Authorizing Navajo Nation Council And Standing Committees To Conduct Meetings And Worksessions Through Telecommunication Methods; Authorizing Council Delegates To Attend Navajo Nation Council And Standing Committees Meetings, Subcommittee Meetings And Worksessions Through Teleconferencing; Approving A Sixty (60) Day Waiver Of Title Two Provisions Requiring Delegates To Be Physically Present At Meetings

Legislation 0054-20

An Action Relating To An Emergency: Approving Supplemental Funding From The Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance In The Amount Of $3,000,000 Three Million Dollars For Emergency Funds For The Department Of Emergency Management And Chapter Emergency Funds

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 18, 2020

Legislation 0053-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti; Supporting H.R. 5510, a proposed Congressional Bill amending The Help America Vote Act of 2002 and entitled “Protection and Advocacy for Voting Access Program Inclusion Act”

Legislation 0052-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; approving Housing Project Master Lease AZ12-200 between the Navajo Nation and the Navajo Housing Authority for a housing project within the Lukachukai Chapter of the Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 17, 2020

Legislation 0051-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a change in resolution CAP-35-18 Exhibit B No. 10 and Exhibit D No. 97 and No. 98 Ts’ah Bii Kin (Inscription House) Chapter project by amending the funding amounts

Legislation 0050-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Confirming the appointment of Robert K. Black to the Commission on Navajo Government Development for a term of two years as the Representative for the Executive Branch

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 15, 2020

Legislation 0049-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee, Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Rescinding CO-47-12; Re-affirming CAP-11-11; and respectfully requesting the United States Congress enact legislation consistent with the principles stated in CAP-11-11 and the Eastern Navajo Agency Land consolidation goals of the Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 12, 2020

Legislation 0048-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of two million dollars ($2,000,000.00) for the Navajo Nation’s Department of Justice Water Rights Litigation Unit to continue Litigating on behalf of the Navajo Nation and to protect the Navajo Nation’s Water Rights; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ 820 (E) and (F)

Legislation 0047-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Requesting the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Indian Affairs to extend the deadlines for Navajo Nation Input into the Programmatic Agreement for Fluid Mineral Leasing, Applications for permit to Drill, and Associated Rights-of-Way Development under the Farmington Mancos-Gallup Resource Management Plan Amendment and Associated Environmental Impact Statement

Legislation 0046-20

An Action Relating To Health, Education and Human Services And NAABIK’IYATI’ Committees; Supporting Arizona House Concurrent Resolution 2001 (AZ HCR2001) Titled “English Language Education”

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 08, 2020

Legislation 0045-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’; Supporting S. 2774, a proposed bill introduced in the United States Senate entitled, “Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019”

Legislation 0044-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Approving the Off-Reservation Fee Land lease between the Navajo Nation and Church Rock Development, LLC

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 04, 2020

Legislation 0043-20

An Action Relating to, Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, Naa’bik’iyati’ Committees, and Navajo Nation Council; Approving supplemental funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of three thousand dollars ($3,000) for Forest Lake Chapter Officials’ stipends for fiscal year 2017; waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ 820 (E) and 820 (F) regarding the designation of recurring and non-recurring revenues

Legislation 0042-20

An Act Relating to Law and Order, Health, Education and Human Services, Naabik’íyáti and the Navajo Nation Council; amending Diné College Board of Regents Qualifications Provisions at 10 N.N.C. §§ 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008; Superintendent and Board of Education Members

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 03, 2020

Legislation 0041-20

An Action Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services Committee; Amending the Plan of Operation for the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning March 01, 2020

Legislation 0040-20

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee; Delegating authority to the director of the Navajo Land Department to issue easements to the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority; Superseding certain provisions of RDCS-96-17 and RDCS-97-17

Legislation 0039-20

An Action Relating to the Resources and Development, Budget and Finance and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Allocating one million dollars ($1,000,000) to the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority from the Síhasin Fund to assist in funding materials to connect Navajo homes to the electric grid under Light Up Navajo II; Approving and adopting the NTUA Material Fund Expenditure Plan pursuant to 12 N.N.C. §§ 2501 – 2508

February 2020

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 26, 2020

Legislation 0038-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development Committee, NAABIK’IYATI’ Committee And The Navajo Nation Council; Approving The Rattlesnake And Tocito Dome North Oil And Gas Exploration And Development Operating Agreements Between The Navajo Nation And Tacitus, LLC, For Certain Trust Lands On The Navajo Nation (San Juan County, New Mexico)

Legislation 0037-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development Committee; Amending Resources And Development Committee Resolution No. RDCS-96-17

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 24, 2020

Legislation 0036-20

An Action Relating to the Law and Order, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving the Navajo Nation Permanent Fund Income Five-Year Expenditure Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2025; waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ 820 (E), (F), and (N) and 1162 (B) for specific purposes and a limited time period; establishing the strategic planning fund in Title 12 of the Navajo Nation Code

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 22, 2020

Legislation 0035-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development; Approving Modification Number Three To Business Site Lease No. TC-98-186 Cavesa’s Car Wash Incorporated Within the To’Nanees’Dizi (Tuba City) Chapter Vicinity, Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 20, 2020

Legislation 0034-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; Declaring a vacancy for the Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise Board of Directors

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 13, 2020

Legislation 0033-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’; Opposing proposed Arizona Senate Bill 1018, Entitled AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; AMENDING ARICLE IV, PART 2, SECTION 1, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; RELATING TO THE INDEPENDENT REDISTRICTING COMMISSION

Legislation 0032-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’; Supporting request of the Navajo-Hopi Land Commission requesting President Donald Trump to appoint a commissioner to oversee the Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation

Legislation 0031-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’; Supporting request of the Navajo-Hopi Land Commission asking the United State Congress to convene field hearing for purposes of addressing continuing needs of Navajo relocatees, residents of the Former Bennett Freeze Area and communities affected by relocation activities

Legislation 0030-20

An Action Relating To Health, Education And Human Services And NAABIK’IYATI’ Committee And Navajo Nation Council; Amending CAP-19-16, Title, “Approving The Navajo Nation Permanent Fund Income Five Year Expenditure Plan And Waiving 12N.N.C. § 1162 (B) For A Limited Time Period”, Reallocating Funds In Years 4 From Office Buildings To The To’hajiilee Development Plan

Legislation 0029-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development; Approving The United States Of America Department Of Health And Human Services Indian Health Services Tsaile Land Lease For 10.71 Acres, More Or Less, Of Navajo Nation Trust Land, Located Within The Tsaile/Wheatfields Chapter Vicinity, Navajo Nation (Apache County, Arizona)

Legislation 0028-20

An Action Relating To The Health Education And Human Services Committee And The Budget And Finance Committee; Recommending And Approving The Navajo Nation Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Fund Management Plan

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 10, 2020

Legislation 0027-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Confirming the re-appointment of Fern Benally as a representative of the Forest Lake Chapter to the Black Mesa Review Board

Legislation 0026-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a change in resolution CAP-35-18 Exhibit D No. 173 Whippoorwill Springs Chapter project by amending the project description, project type project duration, and funding years

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 6, 2020

Legislation 0025-20

An Action Relating To Resources and Development Committee, Certifying Kin Dah Lichi’ Chapter Governance Community-Based Land Use Plan Which Has Reevaluated and Readjusted Kin Dah Lichi’ Chapter’s Previous Community-Based Land Use Plan

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning February 4, 2020

Legislation 0024-20

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance Committee; Amending the Navajo Nation Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Instructions Manual; Concerning Section XII Supplemental Appropriations

January 2020

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 29, 2020

Legislation 0023-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development; approving the Grant of Right-of-Way to Emery Telecom/Transcon Environmental located on Navajo Nation Trust Lands in Aneth Chapter Vicinity (San Juan County, Utah)

Legislation 0022-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti Committee; requesting the United States Congress to Reauthorize the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

Legislation 0021-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committees; approving a change in Resolution CAP-35-18 Exhibit D No. 3 Hogback Tse Daa Kaan Chapter Project by Amending the Project Type, Project Duration, and Funding Years

Legislation 0020-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee, Certifying Torreon/Star Lake Chapter Governance Community-Based Land use Plan which has reevaluated and readjusted Torreon/Star Lake Chapter’s previous Community-Based Land Use Plan

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 28, 2020

Legislation 0019-20

An Action Relating To Resources And Development Committee; Approving Housing Project Master lease NM15-30 Between The Navajo Nation And The Navajo Housing Authority For A Housing Project Within The Twin Lakes Chapter Of The Navajo Nation

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 23, 2020

Legislation 0018-20

An Action Relating To Naabik’íyáti Committee; supporting New Mexico Senate Bill No. 99, authorizing Public Schools to Grant Diplomas to Vietnam Veterans

Legislation 0017-20

An Action Relating To Budget and Finance and Naabik’íyáti Committees; approving, accepting and implementing the Indirect Cost (IDC) Negotiation Agreement with the U.S. Department of Interior, Interior Business Center for Fiscal Year 2020

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 22, 2020

Legislation 0016-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI Committee; Approving And Adopting The Legislative Priorities Of The Navajo Nation As Determined By The 24th Navajo Nation Council Relating To The State Of Arizona And Including Colorado Outreach Efforts

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 21, 2020

Legislation 0015-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’ Committee; Approving And Adopting The Legislative Priorities Of The Navajo Nation As Determined By The 24th Navajo Nation Council Relating To The State Of New Mexico For 2020

Legislation 0014-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI’ Committee; Approving And Adopting The Legislative Priorities Of The Navajo Nation As Determined By The 24th Navajo Nation Council For 2020 Relating To The State Of Utah

Legislation 0013-20

An Action Relating To Law and Order, Resources And Development, And NAABIK’IYATI Committees And The Navajo Nation Council, Amending 21 N.N.C. §503 (N) Of The Navajo Telecommunications Regulatory Act

Legislation 0012-20

An Action Relating To Budget And Finance, Resources And Development, NAABIK’IYATI Committees, And Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding From The Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance In The Amount Of Three Million Dollars ($3,000,000) For The 110 Navajo Nation Chapter’s Summer Youth Employment

Legislation 0011-20

An Action Relating To Law And Order, Budget And Finance, Health, Education And Human Services, And NAABIK’IYATI Committees, And Navajo Nation Council; Adopting And Approving the Navajo Nation Scholarship Endowment Fund Expenditure Plan Pursuant To 12 N.N.C. §§2501-2508; Approving funding Of Fifty Million Dollars ($50,000,000) From The Síhasin Fund To Establish The Navajo Nation Scholarship Endowment; Enacting The Navajo Nation Scholarship Endowment Act Of 2019

Legislation 0010-20

An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; approving the purchase of property known as the Yavapai Ranch, consisting of 18,047.80 acres, more or less, located within Yavapai County,, Arizona; waiving provisions of the Navajo Nation Land Acquisition Rules and Regulations; and, approving the expenditure of Navajo Nation Land Acquisition Trust Fund Principal for the purchase of the Yavapai Ranch property

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 19, 2020

Legislation 0009-20

An Action Relating NAABIK’IYATI And The Navajo Nation Council; Confirming The Probationary Appointment Of Hon. Tina Tsinigine As Associate Justice Of The Navajo Nation Supreme Court

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 16, 2020

Legislation 0008-20

 An Action Relating NAABIK’IYATI And Navajo Nation Council; Overriding The Navajo Nation President’s Veto Of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CO-35-19

Legislation 0007-20

An Action Relating NAABIK’IYATI Committee And Navajo Nation Council; Overriding The Navajo Nation President’s Veto Of Navajo Nation Council Resolution CO-45-19

Legislation 0006-20

An Action Relating To Law and Order; amending LOCJN-04-17, Which Approved Judicial/Public Safety Facilities Fund Priority List, To Include The Blue Gap/Tachee Police Substation; And, Rescinding LOCO-15-6

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 13, 2020

Legislation 0005-20

An Action Relating To NAABIK’IYATI; Supporting proposed “Native American Voting Rights Act of 2019” As Introduced Through U.S. Senate Bill 739 And House Of Representative Bill 1694

Legislation 0004-20

An Action Relating To Resources and Development Committee; Approving Amendments To The Kayenta Township Business Site Leasing Administrative And Management Plans

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 09, 2020

Legislation 0003-20

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; confirming the appointment of Pete K. Atcitty to the Navajo Engineering and Construction Authority Board of Directors

Legislation 0002-20

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance Committee; rescinding Resolutions BFJY-114-86, relating to the use of proceeds from the sale of Tribal Vehicles and BFD-37-14, Relating to Purchase Card Policies; amending Resolution BFJA-01-02, relating to the Employee Travel Policies and Procedures; approving the Policies of the Navajo Nation Office of the Controller

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 08, 2020

Legislation 0001-20

An Action Relating to Budget and Finance Committee, Resources and Development Committee and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $1,444,032 from the Síhasin Fund to the Capital Projects Management Department on behalf of the Ganado Chapter; and approving and adopting the Síhasin Fund Ganado Senior Citizens and Veterans Center Expenditure Plan pursuant 12 N.N.C. §§2501 – 2508

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 06, 2020

Legislation 0384-19

An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee, Certifying Houck Chapter Governance Community-Based Land Use Plan which has reevaluated and readjusted Houck Chapter’s previous Community-Based Land Use Plan

Legislation 0383-19

An Action Relating to Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and Navajo Nation Council; Approving supplemental finding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of one million eight hundred seventy-four thousand three hundred fifty-three dollars ($1,874,353) for chapter emergency funds; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §§820 (E) and (F) regarding to the restriction over matching recurring revenues with recurring expenditures.

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 05, 2020

Legislation 0382-19

An Action Relating to the Health, Education and Human Services Committee, Amending the Plan of Operation for the Office of Diné Youth

Eligible for Committee Action Beginning January 01, 2020

Legislation 0381-19

An Action Relating To Resources And Development Committee; Approving the Lease Renewal Between the Navajo Nation and the Ganado Unified School District