2013 Mid Year Final Resolutions

2013 Mid Year Conference Final Resolutions

This table includes information on the resolutions considered at the NCAI Mid Year meeting in Reno, NV.  The resolutions included in this table are also included in search results at NCAI's searchable resolution database.

Final Action on 2013 Mid Year Resolutions

Resolution  # Title/Content Action Committee Subcommittee
REN-13-001 Resolution Calling For Action To Address The 2013 Reauthorization Of The Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation And Management Act Passed Land and Natural Resources Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture
REN-13-002 Support for the Restoration of a Free-Flowing Eel River – Round Valley Indian Tribes in California   Passed Land and Natural Resources Environmental Protection and Land Use
REN-13-003 Transferring Federal Lands to Tribal Trust  Passed Land and Natural Resources Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture
REN-13-004 Engaging the NCAI Budget Taskforce to Protect Tribal Programs from Impacts of Sequestration through Legislation  Passed Litigation and Governance Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-005 Ensuring the Protection of American Indigenous Prisoners’ Inherent Rights to Practice Traditional Indian Religion  Passed Litigation and Governance Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns
REN-13-006 Protect Alaska Native Women  Passed Litigation and Governance Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns
REN-13-007 To Urge the Federal Government, Indian tribes and NCAI’s Tribal Sovereignty Protection Initiative to Support Legal Efforts by the Omaha Tribe in a Pending Federal District Court Matter  Passed Litigation and Governance Taxation
REN-13-008 Requesting President Obama to Issue a Policy Statement and Special Message to Congress on Native Nations and to Establish a Native Nations Policy Council  Passed Litigation and Governance Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-009 Support for legislation to amend the Internal Revenue Code to respect Sovereignty of Tribal Governments to protect and promote General Welfare of their Citizens  Passed Litigation and Governance Taxation
REN-13-010 Urging that the United States protect areas of cultural, archeological and historical significance to the Miccosukee People in its efforts to restore the Everglades  Passed Litigation and Governance Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns
REN-13-011 To ensure the Survival of Alaska’s Indigenous People by the passage of an Alaska Native Restoration Act  Tabled Litigation and Governance Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-012 Phoenixfire - The Place of the Rising Phoenix. “Healing the Soul Wounds of Indigenous Peoples” Biosphere of Mother Earth in Balance  Tabled Land and Natural Resources Environmental Protection and Land Use
REN-13-013 Supporting Use of Accurate Student Numbers to Create a Sustainable Johnson O’Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program    Passed Human Resources Education
REN-13-014 Opposition to the use of Genetically Engineered or Transgenic Crops   Passed Land and Natural Resources Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture
REN-13-015 Request that the Administration Resolve Contract Support Costs Claims, Withdraw Its Proposal to Limit Contract Support Costs in Its FY 2014 Budget, and Support Full Contract Support Costs Funding   Passed Litigation and Governance Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-016 URGING MEDICAID TO COMPLY WITH “PAYOR OF LAST RESORT” RULE REGARDING TRIBAL SELF-FUNDED MEDICAL BENEFITS PLANS  Tabled Human Resources Health
REN-13-017 Opposing Federal Actions That Threaten Eagle Populations Without Regard for Tribal Interests and Authority  Passed Litigation and Governance Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns
REN-13-018 Support for Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project in the Treasury Department  Passed Land and Natural Resources Energy and Mineral Policy
REN-13-019 Opposing H.R. 687 And S. 339, The Southeast Arizona Land Exchange And Conservation Act Of 2013  Passed  Litigation and Governance  Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns
REN-13-020 Adopting Guidance Principles to Address the Impacts of Climate Change  Passed Land and Natural Resources Environmental Protection and Land Use
REN-13-021 REPEAL OF THE “SPECIAL RULE FOR ALASKA” IN THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT  combined with REN-13-006 Litigation and Governance Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns
REN-13-022 To Oppose Inclusion of Minors’ Trusts Established Under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in Determining Eligibility for Supplemental Security Income  Passed Human Resources Elders
REN-13-023 To Request Legislation to Permit Elected Tribal Government Officials to Contribute to and Receive Social Security Benefits  Passed Human Resources Elders
REN-13-024 Calling upon Congress to Affirm Indian Sovereignty, Tribal Government Tax Status, and to Stop IRS Interference in Tribal Self-Government and Relations Between Indian Tribes and Tribal Citizens  combined into 009 Litigation and Governance Taxation
REN-13-025 Requesting President Obama to Issue Policy Statement and Special Message to Congress on Native Nations and to Establish Native Nations Policy Council and Work with Congress to Enact Legislation Solidifying the Native Nations Policy in Title 5 of the United States Code  combined Litigation and Governance Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-026 Resolution Calling for an Oversight Hearing on the Impact of the Army Corps of Engineers’ Pick-Sloan Program and surplus water reports on the Indian Tribes of the Missouri River Basin  Passed Natural Resources Environmental Protection and Land Use
REN-13-027 Support holding one National Advisory Council on Indian Education Meeting during the National Indian Education Association Annual Convention  Passed Human Resources Education
REN-13-028 Support Protecting Native Culture during the Implementation of Common Core State Standards  Passed Human Resources Education
REN-13-029 Protecting Alaska Salmon for Subsistence  Passed Land and Natural Resources Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture
REN-13-030 Enhancement of Authorities and Opportunities to Pursue the Recovery and Protection of Sacred Sites and Sacred Objects   Passed Litigation and Governance Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns
REN-13-031 Requesting President Obama to Issue Policy Statement and Special Message to Congress on Native Nations and to Establish Native Nations Policy Council and Work with Congress to Enact Legislation Solidifying the Native Nations Policy in Title 5 of the United States Code  Combined    
REN-13-032 Calling on Congress to Affirm Indian Sovereignty, Tribal Government Tax Status, and to Stop IRS Interference in Tribal Self- Government and Relations between Tribes and Tribal Citizens  Combined    
REN-13-033 Urging Congress to exempt all Tribal programs from the impact of sequestration in FY 2014  Combined Litigation and Governance Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-034 Urging support for Minority Business Development Centers focused on qualified Native American and Alaska Native owned businesses  Passed Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment  
REN-13-035 Request for Federal Government to Develop Guidance on Recognizing Tribal Sovereign Jurisdiction over Traditional Knowledge  Passed    
REN-13-036 Request for Tribal Consultations on US Treaty Negotiations on Traditional Knowledge at the World Intellectual Property Organization  Tabled    
REN-13-037 Support for the Pueblos of New Mexico Honoring Celebration of 150 Years of the Lincoln Canes   Passed Litigation and Governance Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns
REN-13-038 Encouraging the President of the United States of America to nominate Dr. Estevan Rael- Gálvez as the 10th Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)  Passed Human Resources  
REN-13-039 Support for Direct Tribal Administration of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/Food Stamps)  Passed Human Resources Indian Child and Family Welfare
REN-13-040 Status for Constitutional and Customary Indigenous Governments at the United Nations World Conference on Indigenous Issues 2014, UNDRIP and Indigenous Peoples Priorities  Passed Litigation and Governance  
REN-13-041 Ensuring the Protection of American Indigenous Prisoners’ Inherent Rights to Practice Traditional Indian Religion  combined Litigation and Governance Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns
REN-13-042 Requesting that Department of Interior and United States Fish and Wildlife Service update its American Indian Policy to recognize the proper level of consultation and co-management of natural resources for Tribes and the general public  Passed Land and Natural Resources Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture
REN-13-043 Unified Tribal Collaboration for Tribal Tax Reform Efforts  Passed Litigation and Governance Taxation
REN-13-044 Mildred Rinker Bailey  Passed Litigation and Governance Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns
REN-13-045 Identification of Native Students  Passed Human Resources Education
REN-13-046 Calling for Government-to-Government Consultations to Review the Memorandum of Understanding with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to Protect our Tribal Sovereignty  Tabled Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment Economic Development, Finance, and Employment
REN-13-047 Support for the Proposed Tribal Resources Economic Growth Act  Tabled Land and Natural Resources Energy and Mineral Policy
REN-13-048 Support for Tribal Empowerment Zones  Passed Litigation and Governance Taxation
REN-13-049 Permanent Structures on Trust Land  Tabled Land and Natural Resources Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture
REN-13-050 Oppose the Proposals for the Transportation and Export of Fossil Fuels in the Pacific Northwest  Tabled Land and Natural Resources  
REN-13-051 Reduce Cancer Risk To Tribal Fish Consumers to at least one in one million  Passed Land and Natural Resources Environmental Protection and Land Use
REN-13-052 Supporting Increased Appropriations for the Indian Health Service (IHS), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to Address Methamphetamine Issues in Indian Country  Passed  Human Resources  Health
REN-13-053 Exempting Tribes from the Federal Funding Sequestration  combined Litigation and Governance Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-054 Oppose Efforts by the States of Colorado and Minnesota to Renege on their Responsibilities for Tuition Waivers for American Indian and Alaska Native Students  Passed Human Resources Education
REN-13-055 Support to Create a Commission on American Indian Boarding School Policy  Passed Human Resources Education
REN-13-056 Opposition to any/all horse Anti Slaughter Acts  Passed Land and Natural Resources Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture
REN-13-057 Consultation on Food Safety Modernization Act  Passed Land and Natural Resources Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture
REN-13-058 Opposing Administration Plan to Cut Off Indian Self-Determination Act Rights to Full Contract Support Cost Funding   Combined Litigation and Governance Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-059 Oppose Transfer of Bureau of Indian Education from the Department of Interior to the Department of Education  Passed Human Resources Education
REN-13-060 Supporting Efforts to Seek an Exemption for the National Indian Gaming Commission from the Federal Sequestration Policy  Passed Litigation and Governance Gaming
REN-13-061 Supporting Increased Appropriations for the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA) Block Grant with a Specific Line Item for Training and Technical Assistance for a National Organization Representing Native American Housing Interests  Tabled Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment Housing
REN-13-062 Supporting Reauthorization of Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA), Including the Proposed Consensus Amendments from National American Indian Housing Council  Tabled Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment Housing
REN-13-063 Request That The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) Maintain The Current Rate Of Return For Tribally-Owned And Operated Telecommunications Carriers  Passed Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment Telecommunications
REN-13-064 Support for the Establishment of a Tribal Broadband Fund and for other related purposes  Passed Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment Telecommunications
REN-13-065 Protection and Preservation of Culturally Significant Sites, Areas, and Landscapes  Passed    
REN-13-066 A RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT FY 2014 FUNDING FOR NATIVE AMERICAN PROGRAMS  Tabled  Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment  Housing
REN-13-067 A Resolution in Support the Establishment of a Tribal Advisory Committee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development  Passed  Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment  Housing
REN-13-068 A RESOLUTION REQUESTING INDIAN PREFERENCE REQUIREMENT IN EMPLOYMENT WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT’S OFFICE OF NATIVE AMERICAN PROGRAMS  Tabled  Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment  Housing
REN-13-069 A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT FOR FY2014 APPROPRIATION OF THE LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM  Tabled  Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment  Housing
REN-13-070 A Resolution to Support the Immediate Reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act  Passed  Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment  Housing
REN-13-071 Support Reauthorization of Title VIII Part of the Overall Reauthorization of NAHASDA Programs  Passed  Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment  Housing
REN-13-072 Opposition to the Department of Housing and Urban Development Transferring NAHASDA Funds to the Transformation Initiative for Training and Technical Assistance  Passed  Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment  Housing
REN-13-073  A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT FOR FUDING OF SECTION 703 OF NAHASDA FOR THE TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM  Tabled  Economic Finance, Employment, and Community Developmment  Housing
REN-13-074 Support for Indian Country Provisions and Passage of the Farm Bill  Passed  Land and Natural Resources  Trust, Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture
REN-13-075 Improper State Taxation of Reservation-Domiciled Servicemembers  Passed  Litigation and Governance  Taxation
REN-13-076 Support for Legislation to Establish the American Indian Trust Review Commission  Passed  Litigation and Governance  Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-077 Urging the Bureau of Land Management to Consult and Engage in Collaborative Efforts with Indian Tribal Governments on the Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands Proposed Rule  Passed Land and Natural Resources  Energy and Mineral Policy
REN-13-078 Tribal Inclusion and Consideration in Immigration Reform  Passed  Litigation and Governance  Jurisdiction and Tribal Government

 

REN-13-079 Calling for a New Native Nations Policy from President of the United States of America Barack Obama and His Administration Combined Litigation and Governance Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-080 Support the Ute Indian Tribe’s Jurisdictional Authority and Legal Effort to Protect the Tribe’s Uncompahgre Reservation Passed Litigation and Governance Jurisdiction and Tribal Government
REN-13-081 Opposition to S. 1094, the Strengthening America's Schools Act of 2013, in its current form, which failed to include many of Indian Country’s recommendations for re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act No Action Human Resources Education