Kahnawà:ke Community Decision Making Process

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January Legislative Calendar


The Kahnawą:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission would like to remind the community that the following legislative events are planned or scheduled for Tsothohrkó:wa/January 2015:

1. January 12: Mohawk Council Resolution to enable the Coming Into Force of the Kahnawą:ke Justice System Law (usually referred to as the ‘Justice Act’) scheduled to be brought to Chief & Council at Council Meeting for their consideration (date to be confirmed)

2. January 21: Community Decision Making Process (CDMP) Second Hearing of proposed amendments to the Mohawk Council of Kahnawą:ke Election Law. If necessary, a second hearing will be scheduled for soon afterward

3. January 23: 30-Day Community Feedback Period ends for draft amendments to the Kahnawą:ke Membership Law. Once this is completed, a report will be prepared before the process enters CDMP First Reading

The proposal to develop a law to create Tobacco Regulations using the CDMP Urgent Process is ongoing. The Report on Community Feedback was completed just before the Holiday break. Community members are urged to view the report in preparation for the upcoming Community Consultations phase in early 2015.

A proposed Residency Law has been submitted and is awaiting formal approval from the Kahnawą:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission.

To view any relevant documents, please visit the Kahnawą:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission website at www.kahnawakemakingdecisions.com.

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