Byline: Braden Harper/Reporter
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma – A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Business, Finance, and Justice Committee meeting was held in person and via teleconference on Aug 18 at the Mound Building. All legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session.
BFJ addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills:
NCA 22-075 A law of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation amending MCNCA Title 27, Chapter 1, entitled “Authorities, Jurisdiction, and applicable law” by adopting the standards, rights and responsibilities defined by The Americans with Disabilities Act of 2008, and The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, requiring that all services offered by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation are accessible to its citizens with disabilities. Representative Golden sponsored the bill, which passed unanimously 4-0.
The committee discussed the bill in previous Business, Finance, and Justice meetings, but it was postponed.
NCA 22-092 A law of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation amending MCNCA Title 36 “Taxation and Revenue,” Chapter 4 “Sales Tax Code” and establishing a new subsection § 4-111 entitled “Credit for State Sales Tax Collected.” Representative Mark Randolph sponsored the bill, which passed unanimously 4-0.
The bill defines Cannabidiol (CBD) and medical marijuana as items subject to sales tax and licensed businesses or vendors.
For video of committee meetings, visitwww.mcnnc.com.