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File #: 14-044    Version: Name: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND RIGHTS OF PRIVACY ACT OF 2014
Type: Legislative Act Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2014 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 6/16/2014 Final action: 6/23/2014
Enactment date: 6/15/2014 Enactment #: LA-16-14
Title: AN ACT AMENDING LA 25-01, LA 24-04, AND LA 04-12, "FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND RIGHTS OF PRIVACY ACT" DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Sponsors: Tina Glory Jordan, Jodie Fishinghawk
Indexes: FOIA, Freedom of Information and Rights to Privacy Act
Code sections: Title 67 - Records
Attachments: 1. LA-16-14.PDF
Related files: LA-24-04, LA-25-01, 12-011, CNCA-67
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AN ACT AMENDING LA 25-01, LA 24-04, AND LA 04-12, "FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND RIGHTS OF PRIVACY ACT" DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
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BE IT ENACTED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION:

Section 1. Title and Codification

This act shall be known as the "Freedom of Information and Rights of Privacy Improvement Act of 2014" and codified as Freedom of Information and Privacy Rights under Title 67, Chapter 2, Section 101 et. seq.

Section 2. Purpose

The purpose of this Act is to amend the Freedom of Information and Rights of Privacy Act to clarify the former legislation.

Section 3. Legislative History

LA-25-01, amended by LA-24-04, LA-25-07, and LA 04-12.

Section 4. Substantive Provisions



?75-1-1. shall be amended as follows: ?75-1-1. Title and Codification: ?101. Short Title

This act shall be known as the "Freedom of Information and Rights of Privacy Act of 2014" and codified as Freedom of Information and Privacy Rights under Title 75 67, Chapter 2, Sections 1-17 101, et seq. of the Cherokee Nation Code Annotated (75 67 CNCA ??1-17 101, et seq.).

?75-1-2 shall be renumbered as ?102 and read as follows: Findings and Purposes:

A. The Council of the Cherokee Nation and the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation find that it is vital in a democratic society that public business be performed in an open and public manner. Toward this end, provisions of this chapter must be construed so as to make it possible for Cherokee citizens, or their representatives, to have their public officials and governmental activities at a minimum cost or delay to the persons seeking access to public documents or meetings.

B. Citizens have a right to know the basis of the formulation of public policy. Therefore, it is the public policy of the Cherokee Nation that citizens shall be advised of the performance of public officials and of the decisions that are reached in public activity.

?75-1-3 shall be renumbered as C. under ?102:

C. 1. Article II of the Con...

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