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144 Makawasha
Crow Agency, MT 59022
P.O. Box 309
Crow Agency, MT 59022
of the CROW NATION

Pending Legislative Resolution legislation - LR


A Resolution of the Crow Tribal Legislature to Drawdown Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000) from the Special Economic Development Account Fund for Ok-A-Beh Marina

Sponsor: Big Horn District
Committee: Gaming & Tribal Enterprises Committee
Chairman: Bryson Rogers
Submitted for: July 2016 Session

Read into Record: 07-22-2016 | By: Leslie Plainfeather, Legislative Legal Office

Motion to Adopt: 07-22-2016 | By: Pat Alden, Jr. | 2nd: Eric Birdinground

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
7/22/2016Motion to CommitteeP. Alden, Jr.
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
April SessionKeep in CommitteeB. Rogers

Pending Joint Action Resolution legislation - JAR


Resolution Approving the Crow Tribe’s Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity in the Solid Waste Disposal Contract with Big Horn County, Montana

Sponsor: Chairman Not Afraid
Committee: Judicial
Chairman: P. Hill
Submitted for: June 29, 2017 Special Session

Read into Record: 06-29-2017 | By: NOT READ INTO RECORD

Motion to Adopt: 06-29-2017 | By: NO MOTION TO ADOPT | 2nd: NO 2ND

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:

Resolution Committing to Reimburse Big Horn County for Past Solid Waste Disposal Costs from Available Funding in the 2018 Tribal Fiscal Year

Sponsor: Chairman Not Afraid
Committee: Finance
Chairman: S. Real Bird
Submitted for: June 29, 2017 Special Session

Read into Record: 06-29-2017 | By: NOT READ INTO RECORD

Motion to Adopt: 06-29-2017 | By: NO MOTION TO ADOPT | 2nd: NO 2ND

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
6/29/17No Action Taken

Resolution of the Crow Tribal Government Requesting that President Donald Trump Sign a New Executive Order on Tribal Colleges and Unversities

Sponsor: Chairman Not Afraid
Committee: Health & Human Services
Chairman: E. Birdinground
Submitted for: June 29, 2017 Special Session

Read into Record: 06-29-2017 | By: NOT READ INTO RECORD

Motion to Adopt: 06-29-2017 | By: NO MOTION TO ADOPT | 2nd: NO 2ND

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
6/29/17No Action Taken

Resolution Approving the Crow Tribe’s Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity in the Construction Contract for the Crow Tribe Water Resources Department CIP Forty Mile Headworks Improvements Project

Sponsor: Chairman Not Afraid
Committee: Judicial
Chairman: P. Hill
Submitted for: June 29, 2017 Special Session

Read into Record: 06-29-2017 | By: NOT READ INTO RECORD

Motion to Adopt: 06-29-2017 | By: NO MOTION TO ADOPT | 2nd: NO 2ND

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
6/29/17No Action Taken

Resolution Approving the Crow Tribe’s Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity in the Construction Contract for the Crow Tribe Water Resources Department CIP Wyola Lateral 400 Improvements Project

Sponsor: Chairman Not Afraid
Committee: Judicial
Chairman: P. Hill
Submitted for: June 29, 2017 Special Session

Read into Record: 06-29-2017 | By: NOT READ INTO RECORD

Motion to Adopt: 06-29-2017 | By: NO MOTION TO ADOPT | 2nd: NO 2ND

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
6/29/17No Action Taken

Resolution Approving the Crow Tribe’s Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity in the Construction Contract for the Crow Tribe Water Resources Department CIP Wyola Check/Pipe Drop Project

Sponsor: Chairman Not Afraid
Committee: Judicial
Chairman: P. Hill
Submitted for: June 29, 2017 Special Session

Read into Record: 06-29-2017 | By: NOT READ INTO RECORD

Motion to Adopt: 06-29-2017 | By: NO MOTION TO ADOPT | 2nd: NO 2ND

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
6/29/17No Action Taken

Approving the Contract between the Crow Tribe & Mountain States Hydro/Sorenson Engineering for Final Engineering & Construction of the Yellowtail After-Bay Hydro Electric Plant

Sponsor: Executive Chairman, Alvin Not Afraid, Jr.
Committee: Infrastructure
Chairman: Brandon Good Luck
Submitted for: January 2017 Session

Read into Record: 01-01-2017 | By: NOT READ INTO RECORD

Motion to Adopt: 01-01-2017 | By: NO MOTION TO ADOPT | 2nd: NO 2ND

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/17Keep in CommitteeB. Good Luck

Approving the Power Purchase Agreement between the Crow Tribe and Northwestern Energy for the Yellowtail After-Bay Hydro Electric Project

Sponsor: Executive Chairman, Alvin Not Afraid, Jr.
Committee: Infrastructure
Chairman: Brandon Good Luck
Submitted for: January 2017 Session

Read into Record: 01-01-2017 | By: NOT READ INTO RECORD

Motion to Adopt: 01-01-2017 | By: NO MOTION TO ADOPT | 2nd: NO 2ND

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/17Keep in CommitteeB. Good Luck

Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity in the Montana Dept of Transportation 5311 Grant Contract Operations Funding for the Crow Transit Department

Sponsor: Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Chairman
Committee: Judicial
Chairman: Paul J. Hill
Submitted for: July 2016 Session

Read into Record: 07-21-2016 | By: Bill Watt, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 07-21-2016 | By: Gordon Real Bird, Jr. | 2nd: Tyson Gros Ventre

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
7/21/2016Motion to CommitteeR. K. Old Crow
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeB. Good Luck

Requesting & Approving the BIA to make a Trust Transfer of an Agency Reserve Parcel near Pryor in connection with its policy on Revocation of Reserve Status

Sponsor: Chairman Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Branch
Committee: Natural Resource
Chairman: Frank White Clay
Submitted for: January 2016 Session

Read into Record: 01-20-2016 | By: Bill Watt, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 01-20-2016 | By: Carlson Goes Ahead | 2nd: Bryce Hugs

Major Actions during Sessions:

DateAction:Motion/Action by:
1/20/2016Motion to CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
4/11/2016Motion to send to CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
7/11/2016Keep in CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January 2017 SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeF. White Clay

Amending JAR 07-08 to Dedicate a portion of the Arrow Creek Community Complex Land for the Pryor Water Tank & CTWRD Construction Yard

Sponsor: Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Chairman
Committee: Natural Resource
Chairman: Frank White Clay
Submitted for: January 2016 Session

Read into Record: 01-20-2016 | By: Bill Watt, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 01-20-2016 | By: Bryce Hugs | 2nd: Tyson Gros Ventre

Major Actions during Sessions:

1/20/2016Motion to CommitteeB. Good Luck
4/11/2016Motion to send to CommitteeB. Good Luck
7/11/2016Reserved for later in the SessionB. Good Luck
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in ComitteeF. White Clay

Approving the Expenditure of up to $50,000 from the Economic Development Loan Fund for the Living History Riding into the West Wagon Ride Project

Sponsor: Chairman Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Branch
Committee: Finance
Chairman: Shawn Real Bird
Submitted for: July 2015 session

Read into Record: 07-15-2014 | By: Bill Watt, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 07-15-2015 | By: Eric Birdinground | 2nd: Pat Alden, Jr.

Major Actions during Sessions:

DateAction:Motion/Action by:
7/14/2015Motion to CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
Oct Session 2015No Action Taken
1/12/2016Motion to keep in committeeB. Hugs
4/11/2016Motion to keep in CommitteeB. Hugs
7/11/2016Keep in CommitteeR.K. Old Crow
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2107Motion to TableS. Real Bird

Designation of Crow Tribal Trust for Owner’s Use by Apsaalooke Cattle Company, Inc. (ACC)

Sponsor: Chairman Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Branch
Committee: Natural Resource
Chairman: Frank White Clay
Submitted for: July 2015 Session

Read into Record: 07-15-2014 | By: Bill Watt. Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 07-15-2014 | By: Carlson Goes Ahead | 2nd: Bryce Hugs

Major Actions during Sessions:

DateAction:Motion/Action by:
7/14/2014Motion to Hold in CommitteeC. Stewart
10/16/2014Motion to bring all old business out in special or regular sessionC. Goes Ahead
1/14/2015Refer back to committeeG. Stewart
4/20/2015Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
7/13/2015Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
Oct 2015 SessionNo Action Taken
1/12/2016Motion to keep in committeeC. Goes Ahead
4/11/2016Motion to CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
7/11/2016Keep in CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
04/12/2017Keep in CommitteeF. White Clay

Pending Crow Legislative Bill legislation - CLB


An Act Authorizing & Directing the use of all Tribal Lease Revenues from Lands Acquired through AIPRA for Tribal Land Purchases, including Economic Development Properties

Sponsor: Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Chairman
Committee: Natural Resource
Chairman: Frank White Clay
Submitted for: July 2016 Session

Read into Record: 07-21-2016 | By: Bill Watt, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 07-21-2016 | By: Carlson Goes Ahead | 2nd: Harold Male Bear Stone

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
7/21/2016Motion to CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeF. White Clay

An Act to Amend the Crow Tribal Election Ordinance to Add Procedures for Absentee Voting

Sponsor: Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Chairman
Committee: Health & Human Services
Chairman: Eric Birdinground
Submitted for: July 2016 Session

Read into Record: 07-21-2016 | By: Bill Watt, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 07-21-2016 | By: Carlson Goes Ahead | 2nd: Bryce Hugs

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
7/21/2016Motion to CommitteeE. Birdinground
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeE. Birdinground

An Act Adopting the Fiscal Management Act of 2016 and Repealing CLB 11-01

Sponsor: Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Chairman
Committee: Finance
Chairman: Shawn Real Bird
Submitted for: April 2016 Session

Read into Record: 07-19-2016 | By: Bill Watt, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 07-19-2016 | By: Carlson Goes Ahead | 2nd: Greg Three Irons

Major Actions during Sessions:

Date:Action:Motion/Action by:
April 2016 SessionNo Action Taken
7/19/2016Motion to CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeS. Real Bird

Crow Tribal Enrollment Ordinance

Sponsor: Chairman Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Branch
Committee: Health & Human Services
Chairman: Eric Birdinground
Submitted for: January 2015 Session

Read into Record: 01-14-2015 | By: Melissa Holds, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 01-14-2015 | By: Carlson Goes Ahead | 2nd: Bryce Hugs

Major Actions during Sessions:

DateAction:Motion/Action by:
1/14/2015Motion to send to committeeE. Birdinground
4/22/2015Motion to send back to committeeE. Birdinground
7/13/2015Motion to send back to committeeE. Birdinground
Oct 2015No Action Taken
1/12/2016Motion to keep in CommitteeE. Birdinground
4/15/2016Motion to CommitteeE. Birdinground
7/12/2016Leave in CommitteeE. Birdinground
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeE. Birdinground

Water Protection Code of the Crow Tribe

Sponsor: Chairman Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Branch
Committee: Natural Resource
Chairman: Frank White Clay
Submitted for: January 2015 Session

Read into Record: 01-14-2015 | By: Margaret Hirchak, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 01-14-2015 | By: Brandon Good Luck | 2nd: Gordon Real Bird, Jr.

Major Actions during Sessions:

DateAction:Motion/Action by:
1/14/2015Motion to send to committeeC. Stewart
4/22/2015Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
7/13/2015n/an/a
Oct 2015 SessionNo Action Taken
1/12/2016Motion to keep in CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
4/15/2016Motion to CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
7/12/2016Keep in CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeF. White Clay

An Act to Authorize the Crow Tribe to Enter Self-Determination Contracts and to Seek Grant Funding

Sponsor: Chairman Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Branch
Committee: Finance
Chairman: Shawn Real Bird
Submitted for: July 2014 Session

Read into Record: 07-16-2014 | By: Melissa Holds, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 07-16-2014 | By: Eric Birdinground | 2nd: Bryce Hugs

Major Actions during Sessions:

DateAction:Motion/Action by:
7/16/2014Motion to keep in CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
10/16/2014Motion to bring all old business out in special or regular sessionsC. Goes Ahead
1/13/2015Refer back to committeeC. Goes Ahead
4/20/2015Not on agenda-No actionn/a
7/13/2015Refer back to committeeC. Goes Ahead
Oct 2015 SessionNo Action Taken
1/12/2016Motion to keep in CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
4/12/2016Motion to CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
7/12/2016Keep in Committee
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeS. Real Bird

An Act to Amend Title 18, Business Organizations, Apsaalooke Corporation Code to add Provisions for Tribally-Owned Corporations

Sponsor: Chairman Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Branch
Committee: Economic Development
Chairman: Harold Stone
Submitted for: July 2014 Session

Read into Record: 07-16-2014 | By: Melissa Holds, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 07-16-2014 | By: Bryce Hugs | 2nd: Conrad Stewart

Major Actions during Sessions:

DateAction:Motion/Action by
7/16/2014Motion to keep in committeeB. Hugs
10/16/2014Motion to bring all old business out in special or regular sessionsC. Goes Ahead
1/13/2015Refer back to committeeB. Hugs
4/20/2015Refer back to committeeB. Hugs
7/13/2015Recommendation back to committeeR. K. Old Crow
Oct 2015 SessionNo Action Taken
1/12/2016Motion to keep in CommitteeB. Hugs
4/12/2016Motion to CommitteeB. Hugs
7/12/2016Keep in CommitteeR. K. Old Crow
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeH. Stone

An Act to Amend the Crow Land Leasing Ordinance of 2009

Sponsor: Chairman Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Branch
Committee: Natural Resource
Chairman: Frank White Clay
Submitted for: July 2013 Session

Read into Record: 07-16-2013 | By: Bill Watt, Executive Legal

Motion to Adopt: 07-16-2013 | By: Carlson Goes Ahead | 2nd: Leroy Not Afraid

Major Actions during Sessions:

DateAction:Motion/Action by:
7/16/2013Motion to keep in committeeC. Goes Ahead
10/14/2013Motion to keep in committeeL. Other Medicine
1/13/2014Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
4/10/2014Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
7/14/2014Recommendation to keep in committeeC. Stewart
10/16/2014Motion to bring all old business out in special or regular sessionsC. Goes Ahead
1/13/2015Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
4/20/2015Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
7/13/2015Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
Oct 2015 SessionNo Action Taken
1/12/2016Motion to keep in committeeC. Goes Ahead
4/11/2016Motion to committeeC. Goes Ahead
7/12/2016Keep in CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Actions Taken
4/12/2107Keep in CommitteeF. White Clay

Act Establishing the Crow Land Acquisition and Disposal Program & Ordinance

Sponsor: Chairman Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Branch
Committee: Natural Resource
Chairman: Frank White Clay
Submitted for: April 2014 Session

Read into Record: 07-16-2013 | By: Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Chairman

Motion to Adopt: 07-16-2013 | By: Bryce Hugs | 2nd: Carlson Goes Ahead

Major Actions during Sessions:

DateAction:Motion/Action by:
4/16/2014Motion to refer back to committeeC. Stewart
7/14/2014Recommendation to keep in committeeC. Stewart
10/16/2014Motion to bring all old business out in special or regular sessionC. Goes Ahead
1/13/2015Refer back to committeeG. Stewart
4/20/2015Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
7/13/2015Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
Oct 2015 SessionNo Action Taken
1/12/2016Motion to keep in committeeC. Goes Ahead
4/11/2016Motion to CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
7/12/2016Keep in CommitteeC. Goes Ahead
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeF. White Clay

An Act to Amend the Crow Coal Mining and Reclamation Code

Sponsor: Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Chairman
Committee: Natural Resource
Chairman: Frank White Clay
Submitted for: April 2014 Session

Read into Record: 04-16-2014 | By: Darrin Old Coyote, Executive Chairman

Motion to Adopt: 04-16-2014 | By: Bryce Hugs | 2nd: Carlson Goes Ahead

Major Actions during Sessions:

DateAction:Motion/Action by;
4/16/2014Motion to refer back to committeeC. Stewart
7/14/2014Recommendation to keep in committeeC. Stewart
10/16/2014Motion to bring all old business in special or regular sessionsC. Goes Ahead
1/13/2015Refer back to committeeG. Stewart
4/20/2015Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
7/13/2015Refer back to committeeC. Stewart
Oct 2015 SessionNo Action Taken
1/12/2016Motion to keep in committeeC. Goes Ahead
4/11/2016Motion to committeeC. Goes Ahead
7/12/2016Keep in CommitteeR. K. Old Crow
10/20/2016Kept in Committee
January SessionNo Action Taken
4/12/2017Keep in CommitteeF. White Clay