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Constitution of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe

Confirmed Current:12/2/2009

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Table of Contents
PREAMBLE

Article I: NAME AND SOVEREIGNTY.

Section 1 - Name.
Section 2 - Sovereignty.
Section 3 - Sovereign immunity.
Section 4 - Jurisdiction.

Article II: MEMBERSHIP.

Section 1 - Untitled
Section 2 - Untitled
Section 3 - Untitled
Section 4 - Untitled
Section 5 - Untitled

Article III: GENERAL COUNCIL.

Section 1 - Membership in the General Council.
Section 2 - Voting.
Section 3 - Meetings.

Article IV: GOVERNING BODY.

Section 1 - Untitled
Section 2 - Membership.
Section 3 - Alternate Council Members.
Section 4 - Council Chiefs.
Section 5 - Organizing Elections.
Section 6 - The Tribal Chairperson.

Article V: TRIBAL OFFICERS.

Section 1 - Council.
Section 2 - Tribal Chairperson.
Section 3 - Vice–Chairperson.
Section 4 - Secretary.
Section 5 - Treasurer.

Article VI: NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS.

Section 1 - Eligibility to vote and hold office.
Section 2 - Election dates.
Section 3 - Election procedures.

Article VII: VACANCIES AND REMOVAL FROM OFFICE.

Section 1 - Vacancies.
Section 2 - Expulsion.
Section 3 - Recall.

Article VIII: POWERS OF THE COUNCIL.

Section 1 - Powers.
Section 2 - Implied Powers.
Section 3 - Reserved Powers.

Article IX: SECRETARY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS.

Section 1 - Office of Secretary of Tribal Affairs.
Section 2 - Deputy Secretaries.

Article X: JUDICIAL AUTHORITY.

Section 1 - The Judiciary.
Section 2 - Jurisdiction.
Section 3 - Power of the Courts.
Section 4 - Composition of the Judiciary.
Section 5 - Appointment and Qualification of Judges.

Article XI: BILL OF RIGHTS.

Section 1 - Untitled

Article XII: REFERENDUM.

Section 1 - General Referendum.
Section 2 - Referendum on Disposition of Non–Trust Land and Assets.

Article XIII: INITIATIVE.

Article XIV: ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGE.

Article XV: PER CAPITA PAYMENTS.

Section 1 - Untitled
Section 2 - Per Capita Payments to Minors.
Section 3 - Untitled
Section 4 - Untitled

Article XVI: AMENDMENTS.

Article XVII: ADOPTION.

AMENDMENTS: Amendment I.

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