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File #: 16-022    Version: 1 Name: N/A
Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 2/4/2016 In control: RULES COMMITTEE
On agenda: 2/17/2016 Final action: 2/17/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A RESOLUTION RATIFYING IMPLEMENTATION AGREEMENT #3 IMPLEMENTING 2008 MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT AS TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM FUNDING BETWEEN CHEROKEE NATION AND DELAWARE TRIBE OF INDIANS
Sponsors: Victoria Vazquez
Indexes: Child support, Delaware Tribe, Memorandum of Agreement
Code sections: N/A - Not Applicable
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A RESOLUTION RATIFYING IMPLEMENTATION AGREEMENT #3 IMPLEMENTING 2008 MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT AS TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM FUNDING BETWEEN CHEROKEE NATION AND DELAWARE TRIBE OF INDIANS
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WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation since time immemorial has exercised the sovereign rights of self-government on behalf of the Cherokee people;

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation is a federally recognized Indian Nation with a historic continual government-to-government relationship with the United State of America;

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation entered into a treaty with the federal government in 1866;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Treaty of 1866, the Cherokee Nation entered into an agreement with the Delaware in 1867 wherein the Delaware were placed under the Cherokee Nation’s jurisdiction;

WHEREAS, the Treaty of 1866 and the 1867 Agreement with the Delaware Tribe have been the subject of much litigation nearly dating back to the agreement was first entered and has been interpreted by several Courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court;

WHEREAS, on August 21, 2006, the Council of the Cherokee Nation enacted Resolution No. 86-06 wherein the Council supported legislation for separate federal recognition of the Delaware Tribe of Indians;

WHEREAS, on October 23, 2008, the Council of the Cherokee Nation enacted Resolution No. 88-08 wherein the Council approved a 2008 Memorandum of Agreement between the Cherokee Nation and the Delaware Tribe of Indians entered into in conjunction with the ongoing efforts of the Nation and the Tribe to secure the independent federal recognition of the Tribe;

WHEREAS, the purpose of the 2008 MOA is to set forth the working intergovernmental relationship between the Nation and the Tribe and to document agreements for or operation of Federal and State programs and services pursuant to the 2008 MOA;

WHEREAS, the Federal Register notice establishing federal recognition of the Delaware Tribe of Indians expressly acknowledge the significance of the...

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