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HunKah Session Day 21

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:30am

5th   Osage Nation Congress
Hun Kah Session
April 19, 2018
10:00 a.m.
 
Day 21 Agenda 

  1. Prayer 
  2. Roll Call 
  3. Approval of Journal 
  4. Reports of Select Committees 
  5. Reports of Standing Committees 
  6. Introduction of Bills and Resolutions 
  7. Bills and Resolutions on First Reading

 

  1. ONCA 18-28, An Act to provide an appropriation in the amount of seventy five thousand dollars ($75,000) for an intergovernmental grant to the City of Wynona for facility improvements, water treatment equipment, installation and maintenance; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Edwards)

 

  1. General Order Day 1 – Second Reading

 

  1. ONCA 18-13, An Act to amend ONCA 17-99 to provide a supplemental appropriation to the Executive branch in the amount of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) for Prevention (Unity); and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt)

 

  1. Motions and Notices

 

  • Osage, LLC appointee, Jim Parris

 

  • Health and Social Services Committee Meeting – 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  

 

  • Appropriations Committee Meeting – 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

  1. Adjournment
No Comments

HunKah Session Day 20

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:00am

5th   Osage Nation Congress
Hun Kah Session
April 18, 2018
10:00 a.m.
 
Day 20 Agenda 

  1. Prayer 
  2. Roll Call 
  3. Approval of Journal 
  4. Reports of Select Committees 
  5. Reports of Standing Committees 
  6. Introduction of Bills and Resolutions 
  7. Bills and Resolutions on First Reading 
  8. General Order Day 1 – Second Reading

 

  1. ONCR 18-14, A Resolution to authorize a limited waiver of sovereign immunity to the State of Oklahoma. (Walker)

 

  1. General Order Day 2 – Amendments May Be Proposed

 

  1. ONCA 18-19, An Act to amend the criminal code to require that indigent criminal defendants be afforded effective counsel; to afford effective counsel to indigent defendants by the Osage Nation; to establish special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction over non-Indian defendants; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt) 
  2. ONCA 18-23, An Act to amend ONCA 11-52 to expand eligibility; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Walker) 
  3. ONCA 18-24, An Act to amend the Anti-Alienation Act 25, ONC § 2-103 to allow properties in the NAHASDA homeownership program; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Walker) 
  4. ONCR 18-10, A Resolution to authorize and approve execution of an International Swaps and Derivative Association, Inc. Agreement by the Osage Nation and the Osage Nation Enterprise to manage its interest rate risk on outstanding debt and to authorize a limited waiver of sovereign immunity from suit and consent to jurisdiction. (Whitehorn)

 

  1. Motions and Notices

 

  • Osage Foundation appointee, Nancy Shirley

 

  • Osage Nation Health Authority Board appointee, Michael Bristow

 

  • Bluestem Ranch, LLC appointee, Ladd Oldfield

 

  • Osage Nation Gaming Enterprise Board appointee, Julie Malone

 

  • Culture Committee Meeting – 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  

 

  • Appropriations Committee Meeting – 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

  • Commerce, Gaming and Land Committee Meeting – 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

  1. Adjournment

 

No Comments

Hunkah Session Day 18

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 7:30pm

5th   Osage Nation Congress
Hun Kah Session
April 16, 2018
10:00 a.m.
 
Day 18 Agenda

  1. Prayer 
  2. Roll Call 
  3. Approval of Journal 
  4. Reports of Select Committees 
  5. Reports of Standing Committees 
  6. Introduction of Bills and Resolutions 
  7. Bills and Resolutions on First Reading

 

  1. ONCR 18-13, A Resolution of the Osage Nation Congress requesting the Branches of the Osage Nation submit approved budgets as set forth in this resolution on or before July 15, 2018.

 

  1. General Order Day 1 – Second Reading

 

  1. ONCR 18-11, A Resolution to approve the fiscal year 2019 Annual Revenue Projection of the Osage Nation. (Whitehorn)

 

  1. General Order Day 2 – Amendments May Be Proposed

 

  1. ONCA 18-04, An Act to provide an appropriation to the Minerals Council of the Osage Nation for fiscal year 2018 in the amount of one hundred sixty one thousand three hundred forty dollars ($161,340); and to establish an alternate effective date. (Edwards) 
  2. ONCA 18-08, An Act to authorize and appropriate thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) to the Regional Gathering Fund; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Walker) 
  3. ONCA 18-18, An Act to amend the criminal code to strengthen the language and increase penalties for violence and domestic violence crimes authorized by the Violence Against Women Act and the Indian Civil Rights Act; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox) 
  4. ONCA 18-19, An Act to amend the criminal code to require that indigent criminal defendants be afforded effective counsel; to afford effective counsel to indigent defendants by the Osage Nation; to establish special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction over non-Indian defendants; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt)

 

  1. General Order Day 3 – Amendments Voted On In The Order Received

 

  1. ONCA 18-09, An Act to amend ONCA 17-99 to provide a supplemental appropriation to the Willow Tree Residential Treatment Centers in the amount of two hundred eighty one thousand seven hundred eighty one dollars ($281,781); and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt)

 

  1. Bills and Resolutions on Third Reading

 

  1. ONCA 18-07, An act to amend ONCA 17-99 to provide a supplemental appropriation to the Executive Branch in the amount of two hundred two thousand one hundred thirty seven dollars ($202,137) for Wildland Fire; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt) 
  2. ONCA 18-17, An Act to authorize victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking to have confidential addresses acknowledged and utilized by the Osage Nation so they can still receive services; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox)

 

  1. Motions and Notices

 

  • Commerce, Gaming and Land Committee Meeting – Immediately Following Session  

 

  • Government Operations Committee Meeting – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

  • Appropriations Committee Meeting – 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

  1. Adjournment

 

No Comments

Hunkah Session Day 16

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 10:00am

5th   Osage Nation Congress
Hun Kah Session
April 13, 2018
10:00 a.m.
 
Day 16 Agenda 

  1. Prayer 
  2. Roll Call 
  3. Approval of Journal 
  4. Reports of Select Committees 
  5. Reports of Standing Committees 
  6. Introduction of Bills and Resolutions 
  7. Bills and Resolutions on First Reading

 

  1. ONCA 18-25, An Act to authorize and appropriate eight thousand dollars ($8,000) to the Tulsa League of Women Voters for hosting costs of the candidate debates for the Chief, Assistant Principal Chief, Congress and the Mineral’s Council prior to June 1 of this year ; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Edwards) 
  2. ONCA 18-26, An Act to establish law for the method, time and locations for display of the Osage Nation flag; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt) 
  3. ONCR 18-12, A Resolution to authorize and approve execution of a “Contract for Treatment Services or Other Integrated Services – Sole Source FY 19” with the State of Oklahoma – Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services; and to authorize a limited waiver of sovereign immunity from suit and a consent to jurisdiction. (Pratt)

 

  1. General Order Day 1 – Second Reading

 

  1. ONCA 18-04, An Act to an appropriation to the Minerals Council of the Osage Nation for fiscal year 2018 in the amount of one hundred sixty one thousand three hundred forty dollars ($161,340); and to establish an alternate effective date. (Edwards) 
  2. ONCA 18-08, An Act to authorize and appropriate thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) to the Regional Gathering Fund; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Walker)

 

  1. General Order Day 2 – Amendments May Be Proposed

 

  1. ONCA 18-07, An Act to amend ONCA 17-99 to provide a supplemental appropriation to the Executive Branch in the amount of two hundred two thousand one hundred thirty seven dollars ($202,137) for Wildland Fire; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt) 
  2. ONCA 18-09, An Act to amend ONCA 17-99 to provide a supplemental appropriation to the Willow Tree Residential Treatment Centers in the amount of two hundred eighty one thousand seven hundred eighty one dollars ($281,781); and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt) 
  3. ONCA 18-17, An Act to authorize victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking to have confidential addresses acknowledged and utilized by the Osage Nation so they can still receive services; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox) 
  4. ONCA 18-18, An Act to amend the criminal code to strengthen the language and increase penalties for violence and domestic violence crimes authorized by the Violence Against Women Act and the Indian Civil Rights Act; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox) 
  5. ONCA 18-19, An Act to amend the criminal code to require that indigent criminal defendants be afforded effective counsel; to afford effective counsel to indigent defendants by the Osage Nation; to establish special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction over non-Indian defendants; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt)

 

  1. Bills and Resolutions on Third Reading

 

  1. ONCR 18-07, A Resolution to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Osage Nation. (Norris)

 

  1. Motions and Notices

 

  • Government Operations Committee Meeting – Immediately Following Session – 2:00 p.m.

 

  • Commerce, Gaming and Land Committee Meeting – 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

  1. Adjournment

 

No Comments

Hunkah Session Day 15

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:00am

5th   Osage Nation Congress
Hun Kah Session
April 12, 2018
10:00 a.m. 
Day 15 Agenda 

  1. Prayer 
  2. Roll Call 
  3. Approval of Journal 
  4. Reports of Select Committees 
  5. Reports of Standing Committees 
  6. Introduction of Bills and Resolutions 
  7. Bills and Resolutions on First Reading

 

  1. ONCA 18-25, An Act to authorize and appropriate eight thousand dollars ($8,000) to the Tulsa League of Women Voters for hosting costs of the candidate debates for the Chief, Assistant Principal Chief, Congress and the Mineral’s Council prior to June 1 of this year ; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Edwards)

 

  1. General Order Day 1 – Second Reading

 

  1. ONCA 18-07, An Act to amend ONCA 17-99 to provide a supplemental appropriation to the Executive Branch in the amount of two hundred two thousand one hundred thirty seven dollars ($202,137) for Wildland Fire; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt) 
  2. ONCA 18-17, An Act to authorize victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking to have confidential addresses acknowledge and utilized by the Osage Nation so they can still receive services; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox) 
  3. ONCA 18-18, An Act to amend the criminal code to strengthen the language and increase penalties for violence and domestic violence crimes authorized by the Violence Against Women Act and the Indian Civil Rights Act; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox) 
  4. ONCA 18-19, An Act to amend the criminal code to require that indigent criminal defendants be afforded effective counsel; to afford effective counsel to indigent defendants by the Osage Nation; to establish special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction over non-Indian defendants; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt)

 

  1. General Order Day 2 – Amendments May Be Proposed

 

  1. ONCA 18-09, An Act to amend ONCA 17-99 to provide a supplemental appropriation to the Willow Tree Residential Treatment Centers in the amount of two hundred eighty one thousand seven hundred eighty one dollars ($281,781); and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt) 
  2. ONCR 18-07, A Resolution to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Osage Nation. (Norris)

 

  1. Bills and Resolutions on Third Reading

 

  1. ONCA 17-66, An Act to amend ONCA 14-39 to increase the maximum for research and writing to twenty four thousand dollars ($24,000) to appropriately compensate the associate trial judges; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox)

 

  1. Motions and Notices

 

  • Culture Committee Meeting – Immediately Following Session

 

  • Appropriations Committee Meeting – 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

  • Commerce, Gaming and Land – 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

  1. Adjournment

 

No Comments

Hunkah Session Day 14

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:00am

5th   Osage Nation Congress
Hun Kah Session
April 11, 2018
10:00 a.m.
 
Day 14 Agenda
 

  1. Prayer 
  2. Roll Call 
  3. Approval of Journal 
  4. Reports of Select Committees 
  5. Reports of Standing Committees 
  6. Introduction of Bills and Resolutions 
  7. Bills and Resolutions on First Reading

 

  1. ONCA 18-24, An Act to amend the Anti-Alienation Act at 25 ONC § 2-103 to allow properties in the NAHASDA homeownership program; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Walker) 
  2. ONCA 18-25, An Act to authorize and appropriate eight thousand dollars ($8,000) to the Tulsa League of Women Voters for hosting costs of the candidate debates for the Chief, Assistant Principal Chief, Congress and the Mineral’s Council prior to June 1 of this year ; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Edwards)

 

  1. General Order Day 2 – Second Reading

 

  1. ONCA 18-09, An Act to amend ONCA 17-99 to provide a supplemental appropriation to the Willow Tree Residential Treatment Centers in the amount of two hundred eighty one thousand seven hundred eighty one dollars ($281,781); and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt) 
  2. ONCR 18-07, A Resolution to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Osage Nation. (Norris)

 
 
 

  1. General Order Day 3 – Amendments Voted On In The Order Received

 

  1. ONCA 17-66, An Act to amend ONCA 14-39 to increase the maximum for research and writing to twenty four thousand dollars ($24,000) to appropriately compensate the associate trial judges; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox)

 

  1. Bills and Resolutions on Third Reading

 

  1. ONCA 17-92, An Act to amend the definition of national emergency in the special session law, 15 ONC § 1-104; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox)

 

  1. Motions and Notices

 

  • Government Operations Committee Meeting – Immediately Following Session

 

  • Appropriations Committee Meeting – 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

  1. Adjournment

 

No Comments

Appropriations Committee Meeting

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Appropriations Committee Meeting
Osage Nation Capitol Building
100 W. Main
April 11, 2018
 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
 Revised Agenda 

  1. Call to Order 
  2. Roll Call 
  3. Prayer 
  4. Approval of Minutes 
  5. ONCA 18-04, an Act to provide an appropriation to the Minerals Council of the Osage Nation fiscal year 2018 in the amount of one hundred thirty four thousand seven hundred fifty dollars ($134,750); and to establish an alternate effective date. (Edwards) 
  6. ONCA 18-08, An Act to authorize and appropriate twenty thousand one hundred ninety four dollars ($20,194) to the Regional Gathering Fund; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Walker) 
  7. ONCA 18-23, An Act to amend ONCA 11-52 to expand eligibility; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Walker) 
  8. ONCR 18-11, A Resolution to approve the fiscal year 2019 Annual Revenue Projection of the Osage Nation. (Whitehorn) 
  9. ONCA 18-07, An Act to amend ONCA 17-99 to provide a supplemental appropriation to the Executive Branch in the amount of two hundred two thousand one hundred thirty seven dollars ($202,137); and to establish an alternate effective date. (Pratt) 
  10. Discussion of Budget Template 
  11. Adjournment
No Comments

Hunkah Session Day 13

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:00am

 
5th   Osage Nation Congress
Hun Kah Session
April 10, 2018
10:00 a.m.
 
Day 13 Agenda
 

  1. Prayer 
  2. Roll Call 
  3. Approval of Journal 
  4. Reports of Select Committees 
  5. Reports of Standing Committees 
  6. Introduction of Bills and Resolutions 
  7. Bills and Resolutions on First Reading

 

  1. ONCR 18-10, A Resolution to authorize and approve execution of an International Swaps and Derivative Association, Inc. Agreement by the Osage Nation and the Osage Nation Gaming Enterprise to manage its interest rate risk on outstanding debt and to authorize a limited waiver of sovereign immunity from suit and consent to jurisdiction. (Whitehorn) 
  2. ONCR 18-11, A Resolution to approve the fiscal year 2019 Annual Revenue Projection of the Osage Nation. (Whitehorn)

 

  1. General Order Day 2 – Amendments May Be Proposed

 

  1. ONCA 17-66, An Act to amend ONCA 14-39 to increase the maximum for research and writing to twenty four thousand dollars ($24,000) to appropriately compensate the associate trial judges; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox) 
  2. ONCA 17-92, An Act to amend the definition of national emergency in the special session law, 15 ONC § 1-104; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox)

 
 
 
 

  1. Motions and Notices

 

  • Culture Committee Meeting – Immediately Following Session

 

  • Government Operations Committee Meeting – 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

  • Commerce, Gaming and Land Committee Meeting – 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

  • Invitation to the Wah Zha Zhi Health Center to tour and view new medical equipment on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

 

  1. Adjournment

 

No Comments

Hunkah Session Day 12

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 10:00am

5th   Osage Nation Congress
Hun Kah Session
April 9, 2018
10:00 a.m.
 
Day 12 Agenda
 

  1. Prayer 
  2. Roll Call 
  3. Approval of Journal 
  4. Reports of Select Committees 
  5. Reports of Standing Committees 
  6. Introduction of Bills and Resolutions 
  7. Bills and Resolutions on First Reading

 

  1. ONCA 18-23, An Act to amend ONCA 11-52 to expand eligibility; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Walker)

 

  1. General Order Day 1 – Second Reading

 

  1. ONCA 17-66, An Act to amend ONCA 14-39 to increase the maximum for research and writing to twenty four thousand dollars ($24,000) to appropriately compensate the associate trial judges; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox) 
  2. ONCA 17-92, An Act to amend the definition of national emergency in the special session law, 15 ONC § 1-104; and to establish an alternate effective date. (Goodfox)

 

  1. Bills and Resolutions on Third Reading

 

  1. ONCR 18-05, A Resolution to consent to the conveyance of a tract of real property in Hominy, Oklahoma currently held in the name of the Osage and within the Housing Department of the Osage Nation housing stock. (Walker) 
  2. ONCR 18-06, A Resolution to consent to the conveyance of two pieces of real property currently in the Housing Department of the Osage Nation to their respective homebuyers who fulfilled their contractual requirement for homeownership in the housing program. (Walker) 

c.   ONCR 17-44, A Resolution to amend Article VIII, Section 7 of the Osage Nation Constitution to require Justices of the Supreme Court and the Chief Judge of the Trial Court be appointed every six years by the Principal Chief and confirmed by the Osage Nation Congress. (Norris)
 

  1. Motions and Notices

 

  • Appropriations Committee Meeting – Immediately Following Session

 

  • Government Operations Committee Meeting – 1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

 

  • Membership Committee Meeting – 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

 

  1. Adjournment
No Comments

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