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It is necessary to strengthen the government of the Osage Nation by exercising the specific grant of authority contained in Act of June 28, 1906, 34 Stat. 539, as amended, and interpreted by subsequent judicial decisions, to levy and collect taxes, to license and regulate certain conduct within the jurisdiction of the Osage Nation, to provide financing for the current expenses of the Osage government, and to provide financing for the expansion of Osage government operations and services in order for the Osage Nation to efficiently and effectively exercise its confirmed inherent sovereignty and governmental responsibilities within the jurisdiction of the Osage Nation. The purpose of the Act is to provide simple, fair, straightforward and efficient procedures for the levy and collection of certain taxes and the licensing and regulation of certain conduct. ONCA 06-10, eff. Sept. 29, 2006; ONCA 09-01, eff. Dec. 11, 2008.