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File #: 20-093    Version: 1 Name: N/A
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/3/2020 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 1/19/2021
Enactment date: 1/11/2021 Enactment #: R-002-21
Title: A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF AMY PAGE AS A DISTRICT JUDGE OF THE CHEROKEE NATION
Sponsors: Victoria Vazquez, Canaan Duncan , Keith Austin, Daryl Legg, E. O. "JR." Smith, Joe Deere, Mike Shambaugh
Indexes: Appointed Officials, Boards and Commissions, District Court
Code sections: N/A - Not Applicable
Attachments: 1. R-02-21.PDF

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A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF AMY PAGE AS A DISTRICT JUDGE OF THE CHEROKEE NATION

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WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation since time immemorial has exercised the sovereign rights of self-government in behalf of the Cherokee people;

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

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation District Court was created and authorized by Title 20, Section 11-12, of the Cherokee Nation Code Annotated (CNCA);

WHEREAS, the Principal Chief is authorized to appoint District Judges of the District Court, subject to majority vote of the Council of the Cherokee Nation;

WHEREAS, a current, sitting, District Judge has a term of office that has expired, leaving a vacancy; and

WHEREAS, Amy Page is duly qualified to fill this vacancy.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION, that Amy Page is confirmed to the position of District Judge of the Cherokee Nation District Judge for a term of four (4) years, beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2025.