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File #: 21-007    Version: 1 Name: CNCA 21 AMENDMENT TO MODERNIZE THE CN CRIMINAL CODE
Type: Legislative Act Status: Reported from Committee
File created: 1/13/2021 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 1/28/2021 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 21 OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE ANNOTATED AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Sponsors: Mike Shambaugh, Canaan Duncan , Janees Taylor, Joe Deere
Indexes: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure
Code sections: Title 21 - Crimes and Punishments
Related files: CNCA-21
Title
AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 21 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 21 of the Cherokee Nation Code Annotated and shall be codified at the sections referenced herein of the Cherokee Nation Code Annotated.

Section 2. Purpose

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

Section 3. Legislative History


LA-10-90 LA-32-03 LA-20-08
LA-13-91 LA-36-03 LA-22-08
LA-24-02 LA-08-06 LA-08-12
LA-25-02 LA-10-06 LA-09-12
LA-39-02 LA-18-06 LA-35-12
LA-40-02 LA-29-06 LA-10-13
LA-41-02 LA-31-06 LA-09-16
LA-42-02 LA-34-06 LA-12-18
LA-31-03 LA-09-07


Section 4. Amendments

Title 21 shall be amended as follows:

§ 142.13. Revolving Fund Established

There is hereby established a revolving fund to be designated the “Crime Victims Compensation Revolving Fund” (“Fund”) which shall be held and administered by the Treasurer in accordance with the purposes of this Act. The Fund shall be authorized by the Tribal Council as a continuing fund, which shall initially receive a direct appropriation to begin the Fund and thereafter, shall receive a direct continuing appropriation from all monies accruing to the credit of said Fund. Such monies are hereby appropriated and may be budgeted and expended by the Treasurer for the purpose of implementing the provisions of the Wilma P. Mankiller Victim’s Act, including the provisions set forth in Section 142.1 et seq. of this title.

Expenditures from said fund shall be made by the Treasurer against claims filed as prescribed by policies created pursuant to § 142.12. The fund shall be maintained as authorized by law for investments by the Treasurer. The interest earned by any investment of monies from the fund shall be credited to the fund for expenditure as provided by herein.

§ 841. Reserved

§ 842. Reserved

§ 851. Desertion of children under age of ten a felony

Any parent of any c...

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