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File #: 22-067    Version: Name: CAREER READINESS ACT OF 2019, 2022 AMENDMENTS
Type: Legislative Act Status: Reported from Committee
File created: 8/10/2022 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 8/25/2022 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: THE CAREER READINESS ACT OF 2019, 2022 AMENDMENTS
Sponsors: Daryl Legg, E. O. "JR." Smith, Shawn Crittenden, Dora Patzkowski, Rex Jordan, Victoria Vazquez, Melvina Shotpouch, Joe Deere, Candessa Tehee, Keith Austin, Julia Coates, Mike Dobbins, Johnny Kidwell , Joshua Sam, Wes Nofire, Mike Shambaugh
Indexes: Career Readiness
Code sections: Title 70 - Schools and Education
Related files: CNCA-70, 19-076
Title
THE CAREER READINESS ACT OF 2019, 2022 AMENDMENTS
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BE IT ENACTED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION:


Section 1. Title and Codification

This legislative act shall be titled and codified in Title 70, Chapter 4 of the Cherokee Nation Code Annotated as the "Career Readiness Act of 2019, 2022 Amendments."

Section 2. Findings

The Council of the Cherokee Nation finds that additional funding is needed to assist Cherokee citizens in obtaining training for job opportunities and workplace advancement.

Section 3. Purpose
The purpose of this Act is to authorize increased operating funding for Career Readiness Programs beginning in fiscal year 2020, authorize construction of a Career Readiness Campus and require an annual report on Career Readiness.

Section 4. Legislative History
LA-18-19

Section5. Substantive Provisions

? 1. Definitions.

A. Career Readiness Program: Any program of study, other than college degree programs, which prepares students to achieve marketable skills for job opportunities or workplace advancement.

? 2. Amounts Authorized.

A. Annual Operational operating funds shall be no less than $1 million in excess of fiscal year 2020 Comprehensive Budget Act general fund revenue appropriations for Career Readiness Programs associated with Cherokee Nation's Career Services Department, with such authorization expiring September 30, 20242025, unless specially reauthorized by act of the Council of the Cherokee Nation.

B. The Cherokee Nation Career Readiness Campus is hereby authorized to be located at approximately 16430 US Highway 62 (Muskogee Avenue), Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation Reservation, on approximatelytwenty-four acres; said campus to provide space for career readiness instruction to effectuate the purposes and policies of the Act; authorization for funding for...

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