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File #: 21-006    Version: 1 Name: CN PARK, WILDLANDS, FISHING, AND HUNTING PRESERVE ACT OF 2021
Type: Legislative Act Status: Passed
File created: 1/13/2021 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 1/28/2021 Final action: 3/1/2021
Enactment date: 2/22/2021 Enactment #: LA-06-21
Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CHEROKEE NATION PARK, WILDLANDS, FISHING AND HUNTING PRESERVE ACT OF 2021
Sponsors: Daryl Legg, E. O. "JR." Smith, Canaan Duncan , Mike Shambaugh, Janees Taylor, Joe Deere, Rex Jordan, Joe Byrd, Victoria Vazquez
Indexes: Fishing, Hunting, Park , Wildlands
Code sections: Title 29 - Game and Fish
Attachments: 1. LA-06-21.PDF
Related files: LA-36-06, 10-013, 15-054, CNCA-29
Title
AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CHEROKEE NATION PARK, WILDLANDS, FISHING AND HUNTING PRESERVE ACT OF 2021
Body
BE IT ENACTED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION:

Section 1. Title and Codification

This act shall be known and cited as the "Cherokee Nation Park, Wildlands, Fishing and Hunting Preserve Act of 2021" and codified at Title 29, Chapter 2 "Tribal Reserved Lands", of the Cherokee Nation Code, which is hereby amended in accordance with the Act.

Section 2. Legislative Intent and Purpose

The purpose of this Act is to establish a regulatory scheme for the management of Cherokee Nation parks, wildlands, hunting and fishing reserves, and conservation of Cherokee Nation lands. It shall be the policy of the Cherokee Nation to acquire and manage lands for the beneficial use of Cherokee Citizens, conservation of natural resources, and preservation of Cherokee culture and traditions.

Section 3. Legislative History

Legislative Act 36-06, effective January 10, 2007; Legislative Act 10-10, effective March, 22, 2010.

Section 4. Substantive Provisions

ยง 1001 Definitions. The following words and phrases shall have the meanings ascribed in this article, except where the context requires otherwise:

A. "Act" means the Cherokee Nation Park, Wildlands, Fishing and Hunting Preserve Act of 2021.

B. "Conservation" means restrictions placed on property, or other natural resources, for the purpose of preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, or otherwise protecting a property, or natural resource from degradation for the benefit of current and future Cherokee Citizens.

C. "Conservation Lands" means any land, including Wildlands, Hunting Lands, Fishing Lands, Parks, and other properties set aside for specific or general conservation purposes in accordance with the Act.

D. "Culturally Protected Species" shall have the meaning set forth in Legislative Act 10-10, effective March, 22, 2010, and such other designations made in regulations adopted in accordance with the Act .

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