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Legislation Title
An Act Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, Budget and Finance, Law and Order, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Repealing 9 N.N.C. § 2(C) of the Diné Marriage Act of 2005 to Acknowledge and Recognize Marriage Equality Among All People; Amending Common-Law Marriage Criteria at 9 N.N.C. § 4(E); Amending Marriage License Form to be Gender Neutral at 9 N.N.C. § 7; Amending Husband and Wife Section at 9 N.N.C. § 201 et. seq
Legislation Description
If approved, this resolution will repeal 9 N.N.C. § 2(C) of the Diné Marriage Act of 2005, Resolution No. CJN-34-05. This legislation also amends other necessary provisions within the Navajo Nation Code to conform with this repeal. Necessary provisions include the following: 9 N.N.C. § 4(E) – Common Law Marriage, 9 N.N.C. § 7 – Marriage License, and 9 N.N.C. § 201 et. seq. This repeal will acknowledge and recognize marriage equality among all people within the Navajo Nation.
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04/15/2022, 10:32 am Julissa Johnson 0054-22.pdf