25 CFR 700.722 - Grazing associations.
(a) The Commissioner may recognize, cooperate with, and assist range unit livestock associations in the management of livestock and range resources.
(1) To jointly manage their permitted livestock and the range resources,
(4) To share costs for handling livestock, construction of range improvements, fence and livestock facilities maintenance, and other land or livestock improvement projects agreed on, and
(c) The requirements for receiving recognition by the Commissioner are:
(1) The members of the association must be grazing permittees and constitute a majority of the grazing permittees on the range unit involved.
(2) The officers of the association must be elected by a majority of the association members or of a quorum as specified by the association's constitution and bylaws.
(3) The officers other than secretary and treasurer must be grazing permittees on the range unit involved.
(4) The association's activities must be governed by a constitution and bylaws acceptable to the Commissioner and signed by him.
(5) The association's constitution and bylaws must recognize conservation management goals and the need to follow a range unit management plan.
(d) The Commissioner may withdraw his recognition of the association whenever:
(2) The association becomes inactive and does not meet in annual or special meetings during a consecutive two-year period.
(e) A recognized association may hold a grazing permit to benefit its members according to the rules of the association constitution and bylaws. All of the association's livestock will be run under an association brand properly registered with the Navajo Tribe and the ONHIR.
Title 25 published on 2014-04-01.
No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 25 CFR Part 700.