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An Act
LEGISLATIVE ACT NO. 7-97
AN ACT REVISING TITLE  26 ("ELECTIONS")
OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE ANNOTATED

BE IT ENACTED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION:

SECTION ONE. TITLE 26 OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE ANNOTATED, ENTITLED
"ELECTIONS" IS HEREBY REVISED IN IT'S ENTIRETY AND IS HEREBY ENACTED AS
FOLLOWS:

TITLE 26
ELECTIONS

 CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions
 CHAPTER 2 - Supervisory Bodies and Election Services Office 
 CHAPTER 3 - Qualifications and Registration of Voters
 CHAPTER 4 - Qualifications of and Filing by Candidates
 CHAPTER 5 - Disclosure of Campaign Finances
 CHAPTER 6 - Conduct of Elections
 

SECTION TWO. SEVEVERABILITY. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT ARE SEVERABLE
AND IF ANY PART OR PROVISION HEREOF SHALL BE HELD VOID.

THE DECISION OF 'THE COURT SO HOLDING SHALL NOT AFFECTS OR IMPAIR ANY OF
THE REMAINING PARTS OR PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.

SECTION THREE. IT BEING, IMMEDIATELY NECESSARY FOR THE WELFARE OF THE
CHEROKEE NATION, THE COUNCIL HEREBY DECLARES THAT AN EMERGENCY EXISTS,
BY REASON WHEREOF THIS ACT SHALL TAKE EFFECT AND BE IN FULL FORCE AFTER
IT'S PASSAGE AND APPROVAL.

Enacted by the Council of the Cherokee Nation on the 12TH day of MAY, 1997.

          Signed: J. Garland Eagle
          Garland Eagle, President
      Cherokee Nation Council
ATTEST:
 Signed: Mary Flute Cooksey
  Mary Cooksey, Secretary
  Cherokee Nation Council

Approved and signed by the Principal Chief this 12TH day of MAY, 1997.

          Signed: Joe Byrd
          Joe Byrd, Principal Chief
          Cherokee Nation
ATTEST:
 Signed: Jennie Battles
 Jennie Battles, Secretary-Treasurer
 Cherokee Nation

YEAS AND NAYS AS RECORDED
        Troy Poteete      YEA                         Dora Mae Watie   YEA
        Sam Ed Bush     YEA                         Nick Lay    NAY
        Mary Cooksey      YEA                      Bill Baker    YEA
        Harold DeMoss  YEA                        Don Crittenden   YEA
        Paula Holder  YEA                             Charles “Chuck” Hoskin  NAY
        Barbara Conness  YEA                      Harold “Jiggs” Phillips  YEA
        William Smoke  YEA                         Harley L. Terrell   YEA
        Barbara Starr-Scott  YEA