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Swinomish Tribal Code

Updated: 10/20/2014

Table of Contents

Digitizer's note: Most recent date of enactment or amendment is given.

Index to Titles and Chapters of The Swinomish Tribal Code (10/20/2014)

Codification Table (10/20/14)

Constitution and By-Laws of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community (10/22/85)

Treaty With the Dwamish, Suquamish, Etc., (1855) ("Treaty of Point Elliott") (proclaimed: 4/11/1859)

Title 1 - General Provisions:

Ch. 1 - Codification (5/6/03)

Ch. 2 - Repealer (1/27/04)

Title 2 - Tribal Government:

Ch. 1 - Elections (7/8/14)

Ch. 2 - The Senate, Senate Committees and Boards [Reserved]

Ch. 3 - Tribal Properties (10/9/12)

Ch. 4 - Sovereign Immunity (9/30/03)

Ch. 5 - Finance (11/5/03)

Ch. 6 - Charter of the Swinomish Development Authority (7/8/14)

Ch. 7 - Tribal Police (11/12/03)

Ch. 8 - Tribal Records (4/4/08)

Ch. 9 - Charter of Swinomish Fish Company (6/7/11)

Title 3 - Tribal Court:

Ch. 1 - Establishment and Authority (11/08/05)

Ch. 2- Rules of Civil Procedure (8/3/10)

Ch. 3 - Rules of Criminal Procedure (2/4/05)

Ch. 4 - Rules of Appellate Procedure (10/24/03)

Ch. 5 - Exclusion and Expulsion (3/7/06)

Ch. 6 - Enforcement of Judgments (2/5/04)

Ch. 7 - Arbitration of Disputes (4/5/05)

Title 4 - Criminal Code:

Ch. 1 - Preliminary Provisions (5/7/13)

Ch. 2 - Offenses Against Persons (12/3/13)

Ch. 3 - Sexual Offenses (3/7/06)

Ch. 4 - Offenses Involving Property (9/30/03)

Ch. 5 - Offenses Involving Weapons (9/30/03)

Ch. 6 - Offenses Involving Public Peace and Health (3/7/06)

Ch. 7 - Offenses Involving Children (3/7/06)

Ch. 8 - Offenses Involving Animals (9/30/03)

Ch. 9 - Offenses Involving Tribal Government (7/07/04)

Ch. 10 - Offenses Involving Controlled Substances (5/7/13)

Ch. 11 - Offenses Involving Drug Paraphernalia (9/30/03)

Ch. 12 - Sentencing (5/7/13)

Ch. 13 - Repealer and Severability (9/30/03)

Ch. 14 - Registration of Sex Offenders, Procedures, Sex Offense Defined, Penalties (11/3/04)

Appendix 1 - RCW [Revised Code of Washington ] Ch. 69-50. Uniform Controlled Substances Act

Title 5 - Traffic Code:

Ch. 1 - Civil Traffic Code (7/7/11)

Ch. 2 - Criminal Traffic Code (9/5/03)

Appendix 1 - Updated Schedule of Fines for Civil Traffic Infractions (Approved by Resolution 2011-07-111 on 7/7/11)

Title 6 - Citizenship:

Ch. 1 - Adoption and Membership (7/9/13)

Ch. 2 - Base Roll (9/30/03)

Title 7 - Domestic Relations:

Ch. 1 - General Provisions (11/10/03)

Ch. 2 - Marriage (11/10/03)

Ch. 3 - Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation and Declaration of Invalidity of Marriage (11/10/03)

Ch. 4 - Parenting Plans and Visitation (11/10/03)

Ch. 5 - Parent and Child (11/10/03)

Ch. 6 - Child Support (11/10/03)

Ch. 7 - Recognition of Foreign Spousal Support, Child Support and Child Custody Orders (11/10/03)

Ch. 8 - [Reserved]

Ch. 9 - Change of Name (11/10/03)

Ch. 10 - Guardianship (11/10/03)

Ch. 11 - Domestic Violence (5/7/13)

Ch. 12 - Elder Protection (12/18/03)

Title 8 - Juveniles:

Ch. 1 - General Provisions (6/30/03)

Ch. 2 - Jurisdiction, Transfer of Jurisdiction and Comity (6/30/03)

Ch. 3 - Family Services Program (6/30/03)

Ch. 4 - Shelter Care, Foster Care, Detention and Other Placement Facilities (6/30/03)

Ch. 5 - Child Protection; Duty to Report (6/30/03)

Ch. 6 - Court Hearings, Parties and Mediation (9/7/04)

Ch. 7 - Youth in Need of Care (6/30/03)

Ch. 8 - Guardianship (6/30/03)

Ch. 9 - Termination of Parental Rights (6/30/03)

Ch. 10 - Adoption (6/30/03)

Ch. 11 - Emancipation (6/30/03)

Ch. 12 - Criminal and Other Court Proceedings Involving Youths (6/30/03)

Ch. 13 - Minors in Possession of Tobacco Products (6/30/03)

Ch. 14 - School Attendance (8/30/10)

Title 9 - Probate:

Ch. 1 - Determination of Heirs (6/30/03)

Ch. 2 - Land Consolidation [Reserved]

Title 10 - Public Health and Welfare:

Ch. 1 - General Provisions (4/13/10)

Ch. 2 - Sanitation (6/30/03)

Ch. 3 - Dog Control (4/13/10)

Ch. 4 - Dangerous Dogs (6/30/03)

Ch. 5 - Livestock (6/30/03)

Ch. 6 - Enforcement (11/8/11)

Ch. 7 - Junk Vehicles (3/10/09)

Ch. 8 - Solid Waste (11/8/11)

Title 11 - Utilities:

Ch. 1 - General Provisions (11/8/11)

Ch. 2 - Tribal Utility Authority (11/8/11)

Ch. 3 - Reservation Utility Improvement Districts (11/5/03)

Ch. 4 - Reservation Sewer and Water Districts (11/5/03)

Ch. 5 - RUID [Reservation Utility Improvement District] Obligations (11/5/03)

Ch. 6 - Private Water and Sewer Systems (11/5/03)

Ch. 7 - Solid Waste (Repealed by Ordinance 300, 11/8/11)

Title 12 - Building and Construction:

Ch. 1 - Swinomish Building Code (10/5/04)

Ch. 2 - Swinomish Plumbing Code (10/5/04)

Ch. 3 - Swinomish Mechanical Code (10/5/04)

Ch. 4 - Swinomish Fire Code (10/5/04)

Ch. 5 - Stormwater Management (10/5/04)

Ch. 6 - Ventilation and Indoor Air (10/5/04)

Ch. 7 - Swinomish Fuel Gas Code (10/5/04)

Title 13 - Real Property and Housing:

Ch. 1 - Housing Authority (1/27/04)

Ch. 2 - Evictions (11/24/03)

Ch. 3 - Mortgage and Foreclosure (12/7/10)

Ch. 4 - Quiet Title (1/27/04)

Ch. 5 - Leasing of Tribal Lands (05/01/12)

Title 14 - Employment:

Ch. 1 - Tribal Employment Rights (4/13/10)

Ch. 2 - Workers Compensation (10/24/03)

Ch. 3 - Labor Organizations (05/01/12)

Title 15 - Business Regulations:

Ch. 1 - Child Day-Care Center Licensing and Standards (6/5/12)

Ch. 2 - Fireworks (4/13/11)

Ch. 3 - Tobacco (7/9/07)

Ch. 4 - Liquor (effective 8/4/2012)

Ch. 5 - Uniform Commercial Code [Reserved]

Ch. 6 - Business Licensing Code (3/18/11)

Ch. 7 - Lodges and Restaurants (2/23/12)

Title 16 - Gaming:

Ch. 1 - General Provisions (2/5/13)

Ch. 2 - The Federal Act (IGRA) [Indian Gaming Regulatory Act] (6/30/03)

Ch. 3 - Licenses for Key Employees and Primary Management Officials (5/02/12)

Ch. 4 - Swinomish Gaming Commission (6/30/03)

Ch. 5 - Swinomish Gaming Enterprise (2/23/12)

Ch. 6 - Authorized and Prohibited Activities (5/11/10)

Ch. 7 - Enforcement (6/30/03)

Ch. 8 - Penalties for Violations (2/5/13)

Ch. 9 - Repealer, Severability and Effective Date (6/30/03)

Title 17 - Tax:

Ch. 1. Administration [Reserved]

Ch. 2. Utility Business Activity Tax (9/30/03)

Ch. 3. Retail Food and Beverage Tax (2/23/12)

Ch. 4. Tobacco Tax (5/30/12)

Ch. 5. TERO Tax (4/13/10)

Ch. 6. Fish Tax (Repealed 6/7/11)

Ch. 7. Fuel Sales Tax (7/13/05)

Ch. 8. Room Occupancy Tax (2/23/12)

Ch. 9. Liquor Tax (5/30/12)

Ch. 10. Interim Trust Improvement Use and Occupancy Tax (10/15/14)

Title 18 - Natural Resources:

Ch. 1 - General Provisions (10/12/06)

Ch. 2 - Administration (10/12/06)

Ch. 3 - Fishing (6/3/14)

Ch. 4 - Hunting (9/10/13)

Ch. 5 - Firewood and Timber [Reserved]

Ch. 6 - Enforcement (10/12/06)

Ch. 7 - Procedure (10/12/06)

Ch. 8 - Penalties (10/12/06)

Ch. 9 - Commercial Float Dock Facility (6/7/05)

Ch. 10 - Appeals (6/7/05)

Ch. 11 - Swinomish Treaty Hunters’ and Gatherers’ Association (10/12/06)

Title 19 - Environmental Protection:

Ch. 1 - Environmental Policy Act (9/5/03)

Ch. 2 - Clean Air Act (3/6/12)

Ch. 3 - Herbicides and Pesticides (9/5/03)

Ch. 4 - Shorelines and Sensitive Areas (7/11/06)

Ch. 5 - Land Clearing (8/2/05)

Title 20 - Land Use and Zoning:

Ch. 1 - Planning Commission (9/5/03)

Ch. 2 - Land Use Planning Advisory Board (9/5/03)

Ch. 3 - Zoning (4/5/05)

Ch. 4 - Subdivisions and Binding Site Plans (7/9/07)

Title 21 - Archaeological and Cultural Resources:

Ch. 1 - Archaeological Excavation and Removal (11/5/03)

Title 22 - Water [Reserved]

Title 23 - Tidelands

Ch. 1 - Tribal Tidelands (5/1/12)

Title 24 - Administrative Procedures Act [Reserved]

 

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