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File #: 20-092    Version: 1 Name: FY21 OP MOD 3
Type: Legislative Act Status: Passed
File created: 12/2/2020 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 1/19/2021
Enactment date: 1/11/2021 Enactment #: LA-05-21
Title: AN ACT AMENDING LEGISLATIVE ACT #17-20 AUTHORIZING THE COMPREHENSIVE OPERATING BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 - MOD. 3; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Sponsors: Janees Taylor
Indexes: Budget - Comprehensive , Budget - Modification
Code sections: N/A - Not Applicable
Attachments: 1. LA-05-21.PDF
Related files: 20-038o

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AN ACT AMENDING LEGISLATIVE ACT #17-20 AUTHORIZING THE COMPREHENSIVE OPERATING BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 - MOD. 3; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

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BE IT ENACTED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION:

 

SECTION  1.   TITLE AND CODIFICATION

 

This legislative act shall be titled and codified as “An Act Amending Legislative Act #17-20 Authorizing the Comprehensive Operating Budget for FY 2021 - Mod. 3”.

 

SECTION 2.   PURPOSE

 

The purpose of this amendment is to authorize and approve the use of funds, subject to the availability of such funds, in accordance with Section 4, changing the amounts of certain cost centers approved in the “Comprehensive Budget Act for Fiscal Year 2021” or subsequent amendment.  The cumulative total of the budget is increased by $ 23,175,116 for a total budget authority of $ 1,387,019,732.  The following items are identified as components of such change:

 

                     Grants Received & Authorized per LA 17-20 (detail attached)                       $   13,935,579                     Modification Request (see Section 4 below)                                                                                             9,239,537

                                          Cumulative change in budget authority                                                        $   23,175,116

 

SECTION 3.   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

 

The provisions of compliance, policy of accountability, authorities and severability provided in Legislative Act #17-20 are applicable to this amendment.

 

SECTION 4.   FUNDING AUTHORIZATIONS

 

The changes reflect increases to cost centers set forth in the program budget justifications incorporated herein.  This modification request changes the total amount of the comprehensive budget authorization by an increase of $ 9,239,537 to wit:

 

A.                     An increase in the Tribally Funded budget authority of $ 8,637,286.

B.                     A decrease in the Motor Fuel Tax budget authority of $ ( 49,999).

C.                     An increase in the Indirect Cost Pool budget authority of $ 592,250.

D.                     An increase in the Special Revenue Other budget authority of $ 60,000.

 

SECTION 5.   PROVISIONS AS CUMULATIVE

 

The provisions of this Act shall be cumulative to existing law.

 

SECTION 6.   SEVERABILITY

 

The provisions of this Act are severable and if any part or provision hereof shall be held void, the decision of the court so holding shall not affect or impair any of the remaining parts or provisions of this Act.

 

SECTION 7.   EFFECTIVE DATE:  EMERGENCY DECLARED

 

It being immediately necessary for the welfare of the Cherokee Nation, the Council hereby declares that an emergency exists, by reason whereof this Act shall take effect immediately upon its approval and signatures.

 

SECTION 8.   SELF-HELP CONTRIBUTIONS

 

To the extent that this Act involves programs or services to citizens of the Nation or others, self-help contributions shall be required, unless specifically prohibited by the funding agency, or a waiver is granted due to physical or mental incapacity of the participant to contribute.