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File #: 22-009    Version: 1 Name: CN HUNTING & FISHING CODE MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2022
Type: Legislative Act Status: Passed
File created: 1/12/2022 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 1/27/2022 Final action: 2/7/2022
Enactment date: 1/27/2022 Enactment #: LA-04-22
Title: AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 29 OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE
Sponsors: Mike Shambaugh, Victoria Vazquez, Joe Deere, Dora Patzkowski
Indexes: Fish and Wildlife Service, Fishing, Hunting
Code sections: Title 29 - Game and Fish
Attachments: 1. LA-04-22.PDF
Related files: CNCA-29, LA-36-06
Title
AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 29 OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE
Body
BE IT ENACTED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION:

Section 1. Title and Codification

This Act shall be known and may be cited as the "Cherokee Nation Hunting and Fishing Code Modernization Act of 2022" and is hereinafter referred to as "the Hunting and Fishing Code" or "this ", codified at Title 29, Game and Fish, Chapter 1, Hunting and Fishing, of the Cherokee Nation Code"., which is hereby amended in accordance with the Act

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Section 2. Legislative Intent and Purpose
A. The purpose of this act is to establish a regulatory scheme for hunting and fishing on tribal trust lands and restricted lands, in Indian country and in all other areas, lands and waterslands subject to the Nation's jurisdiction pursuant to treaty, federal laws, inherent sovereign authority, compact, cross-deputization agreement or other authority.

B. It is the intent of the Council of the Cherokee Nation to confirm and assert the Nation's sovereign rights to establish a regulatory scheme under which Cherokee citizens may exercise, within areas subject to the Nation's jurisdiction, those communal rights to hunt and fish which were included as part and parcel of the rights conveyed by treaty and patent, and which rights have not ever been conveyed, relinquished, or extinguished by any subsequent treaty or agreement.
Section 3. Legislative History

Legislative Act 36-06, effective December 18, 2006; Title 29 of the Cherokee Nation Code

Section 4. Substantive Provisions
? 103. Adoption by reference-Laws of adjacent states and nations

A. Whenever necessary or appropriate to the conservation of the Nation's natural resources or the

protection of the rights of the Nation's citizens or inherent sovereign authority, the Nation may adopt by reference and enforce the fish and wildlife conservation laws and requirements of adjacent states and, nations, and tribes.

B. Requirements for fish and wildlife under the jurisdiction of Cherokee Nation...

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