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PROPOSED
AGENDA OF T HE
22
ND
NAVAJO NATI ON COUNCI L

APRI L 15 19, 2013

SPRI NG SESSI ON

PRESIDING: HONORABL E Speaker Johnny Naize
22
nd
Navajo Nation Council

P L A C E: Navajo Nation Council Chambers
Window Rock, Navajo Nation (Arizona)

1. Calling the Spring Session to Order; the Roll Call; the Invocation, the
Announcements.

2. Recognizing Guests and Visiting Officials to the Navajo Nation.

3. Review and Adopt the Agenda for the Spring Session of the Navajo Nation
Council.

4. Receive the State of the Nation Address from the President of the Navajo Nation.

5. Receive Report from the Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council.

6. ORAL REPORT(S):

a. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
b. Indian Health Service (IHS)
c. Financial Report by the Navajo Nation Controller
d. Report from the Navajo Nation Attorney General
e. Report from the Chief Justice of the Navajo Nation

7. WRI T T EN REPORT(S):

a. Standing Committees
b. Boards and Commissions
c. Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Director
d. Indian Health Service Area Director

8. OLD BUSI NESS: None

9. NE W BUSI NESS:


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a. Legislation No. 0381-12: Relating to Law and Order Committee and
Naabik`iyati` Committee, Amending 2 N.N.C. 183(A) Meetings; Quorum
SPONSOR: Honorable Jonathan L. Hale
(M) (S) VOTE:

b. Legislation No. 0001-13: Relating to Resources and Development, Law
and Order, and Naabik`iyati`: Amending 2 N.N.C. 1352, 1355, 1356,
The Plan of Operation for the Navajo Division of Public Safety, GSCAU-
61-95, to Reassign and Transfer the Navajo Department of Highway Safety
to the Navajo Division of Transportation
SPONSORS: Honorable Katherine Benally, Honorable George
Apachito
(M) (S) VOTE:

c. Legislation No. 0015-13: Relating to Resources and Development, Law
and Order, and Naabik`iyati`; Amending 2 N.N.C. 1371 and the Plan oI
Operation for the Navajo Division of Transportation (NDOT), GSCAU-26-
09, to Reassign and Transfer the Navajo Department of Highway Safety to
NDOT, and Approving all NDOT Department Plans of Operation
SPONSORS: Honorable Jonathan Nez, Honorable Roscoe Smith

d. Legislation No. 0077-13: Relating to Health, Education and Human
Services, Law and Order, and Naabik``iyati`; Approving the Amendments
to Title 2 N.N.C. 401(C), Title 15 N.N.C. 1201 and 1209, and
Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation of the Navajo Technical
College
SPONSOR: Honorable Danny Simpson

e. Legislation No. 0352-12: Relating to Resources and Development, Budget
and Finance and Naabik`iyati` Committee; Approving Supplemental
Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the Amount
of $5,217,000 to Business Unit #115009 for Professional Services for
Sweetwater to Tsaile-Wheatfields Regional Water Plan, Many Farms to
Nazlini Region Regional Water Plan, Shonto to Black Mesa Region
Regional Water Plan, Tuba City Region Water Plan, Preliminary
Engineering Reports, Kayenta Water Project and Rough Rock Water Well
SPONSORS: Honorable Duane Tsinigine, Honorable Jonathan L.
Hale, Honorable Kenneth Maryboy
(M) (S) VOTE:

f. Legislation No. 0496-12: Relating to the Resources and Development
Committee, Law and Order Committee, Naabik`iyati` Committee:
Directing the Attorney General of the Navajo Nation to Proceed with
Litigation Representing Navajo Nation Claims on the Upper Colorado
River
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SPONSORS: Honorable Dwight Witherspoon
(M) (S) VOTE:

g. Legislation No. 0009-13: Relating to Naabik`iyati`; Opposing the Creation
of a Wilderness Area in the Wupatki National Monument, and Supporting
Congressional effort to assist the Peshlakai Family Retain a Right to
Residence and Grazing within the Wupatki National Monument
SPONSOR: Honorable Walter Phelps
(M) (S) VOTE:

h. Legislation No. 0042-13: Relating to Resources and Development and
Naabik`iyati`; Recommending and Approving Amendment of the Indenture
of Lease dated December 23, 1969 between the Navajo Nation and Salt
River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, Los Angeles
Water and Power, Arizona Public Service, Nevada Power and Tucson
Electric Power Company.
SPONSORS: Honorable Johnny Naize, Honorable George Apachito,
Honorable Roscoe Smith, Honorable Duane Tsinigine
(M) (S) VOTE:

i. Legislation No. 0060-13: An Emergency Legislation; Approving the
Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Navajo Nation Western
Agency due to the Collapse of a Portion of U.S. Highway 89 serving major
Arterial Traffic within and encouraging the Navajo Nation Departments to
seek Federal and State Assistance in Addressing the Emergency
SPONSOR: Honorable Duane S. Tsinigine
(M) (S) VOTE:


10. Close of the Spring Session; Announcements; Adjournment.



[NOTE: Agenda subject to change]