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File #: 20-095    Version: 1 Name: CNCA 47 AMEND TO MODERNIZE CN MOTOR VEHICLE CODE
Type: Legislative Act 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 #: LA-02-21
Title: AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 47 OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE ANNOTATED AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Sponsors: Joe Deere, Canaan Duncan
Indexes: Motor Vehicle
Code sections: Title 47 - Motor Vehicles
Attachments: 1. LA-02-21.PDF
Related files: 20-083, CNCA-47
Title
AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 47 OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE ANNOTATED AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Body
BE IT ENACTED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION:

Section 1. Title and Codification

This act amends Title 47 of the Cherokee Nation Code Annotated and shall be codified therein of the Cherokee Nation Code Annotated.

Section 2. Purpose

The purpose of this Act is to modernize the Nation’s motor vehicle code.


Section 3. Legislative History

LA-2-91
LA-25-06
Legistar File # 20-083: Pending December Council Approval

Section 4. Amendments

Title 47 shall be amended as follows:
§ 1-101. Definition of words and phrases

The following words and phrases when used in this title shall, for the purpose of this title, have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this chapter, except when the context otherwise requires or other definitions are provided. Section captions are a part of this chapter.

§ 1-101.1. Ancient vehicle

A motor vehicle owned by a citizen of this Nation, which is thirty (30) years of age or older, based upon the date of manufacture thereof, and which travels on highways of this state Nation primarily incidental to historical or exhibition purposes only.

§ 1-102. Arterial street

Any U.S. or state-numbered route, controlled-access highway, or other major radial or circumferential street or highway designated by local authorities within their respective jurisdictions as part of a major arterial system of streets or highways.

§ 1-103. Authorized emergency vehicles-Equipment

Vehicles of fire departments, ambulances and police vehicles, including vehicles owned or operated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are authorized emergency vehicles; such vehicles shall be equipped with siren capable of giving an audible signal, as required by law, and a flashing red light.

A. When equipped as prescribed in subsection B of this section:

1. Vehicles of fire departments;

2. Ambulances or vehicles specified pursuant to subsection B of Section 1-2512 of Title...

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