OKMULGEE, Okla. – The Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council held an Emergency session via teleconference on July 7.
The Council addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills:
NCA 23-067 A law of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Amending MCNA title 35, Chapter 7, entitled “disaster act” and appropriating additional funding for fiscal year 2023. Representative Randall Hicks sponsored the bill. It was co-sponsored by Speaker William Lowe and was adopted 13-0.
The bill is appropriating $650,000 for disaster assistance. The National Council will authorize the Principal Chief or their designee to disburse this amount to the Disaster Assistance Fiscal Year 2023 budget.
The funds that are not used will be returned to the tribal treasury and will be used for future funding by the national council.
To view the full meeting, visit: mcnnc.com.