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File #: 21-077    Version: 1 Name: CNCA 21 AMENDMENT TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
Type: Legislative Act Status: Passed
File created: 8/11/2021 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 8/26/2021 Final action: 9/15/2021
Enactment date: 9/13/2021 Enactment #: LA-39-21
Title: AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 21 OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE ANNOTATED AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Sponsors: Keith Austin, Victoria Vazquez, E. O. "JR." Smith, Mike Shambaugh, Rex Jordan, Dora Patzkowski
Code sections: Title 21 - Crimes and Punishments
Attachments: 1. LA-39-21.PDF
Related files: CNCA-21, 21-048, 16-048, 18-026, 21-035, 21-036, 20-081, 20-094, 21-007
Title
AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 21 OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE ANNOTATED AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
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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 Title 21, Section 2101, Subsection 15 of the Cherokee Nation Code Annotated.

Section 2. Purpose

The purpose of this Act is to amend the definition of "drug paraphernalia" referenced herein to exclude the use of syringes or needles prescribed for a harm reduction program for infection control or infection prevention measures.

Section 3. Legislative History

LA-10-90 LA-32-03 LA-20-08 LA-03-21
LA-13-91 LA-36-03 LA-22-08 LA-07-21
LA-24-02 LA-08-06 LA-08-12 LA-18-21
LA-25-02 LA-10-06 LA-09-12 LA-19-21
LA-39-02 LA-18-06 LA-35-12 LA-29-21
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 LA-28-20

Section 4. Amendments

Title 21 shall be amended as follows:

? 2101. Definitions

1. "Administer" means the direct application of a controlled dangerous substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion or any other means, to the body of a patient, animal or research subject by:

a. A practitioner (or, in his presence, by his authorized agent); or

b. The patient or research subject at the direction and in the presence of the practitioner.

2. "Agent" means a peace officer appointed by and who acts in behalf of Cherokee Nation or an authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a person who manufactures, distributes, dispenses, prescribes, administers or uses for scientific purposes controlled dangerous substances but does not include a common or contract carrier, public warehouseman or employee thereof, or a person required to register under the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act.

3. "Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs" means the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, United States Department o...

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