2022 – Assembly Bill 923 (Ramos, James), Government-to-Government Consultation Act: State-Tribal Consultation: Training (Chaptered)
Administrative Procedures, Environmental Justice
Office of Legislative Affairs
Encourages the State and its agencies to consult on a government-to-government basis with federally recognized, and consult with nonfederally recognized tribes and tribal organizations, in order to allow tribal officials the opportunity to provide meaningful input in the development of policies, processes, programs, and projects that have tribal implications. The bill requires designated State officials to complete by January 1, 2025 specified training that includes training elements on tribal sovereignty, jurisdiction, form, and sacred sites.