Hopland Band of Pomo Indians, California - Tribal Constitution

The tribe makes their tribal code available online. The links below will take you to the copy of the code at the tribe's website. Please contact the library for assistance.

Table of Contents



Article I - Name

Article II - Jurisdiction

Article III - Membership

Article IV - Governing Body

Article V - Elections
Section 1. Voter Qualifications.
Section 2. Qualifications of Candidates.
Section 3. [Secret Ballot].
Section 4. [Election Committee].
Section 5. First Elections.
Section 6. Nominations.
Section 7. Election Ordinance.

Article VI - Removal, Recall and Forfeiture
Section 1. Removal.
Section 2. Recall.
Section 3. Forfeiture.

Article VII - Vacancies

Article VIII - Council Enactments
Section 1. Ordinances.
Section 2. Resolutions and Motions.
Section 3. Codification of Ordinances and Resolutions.
Section 4. [Quorum].
Section 5. [Intentionally Deleted].
Section 6. [Copies].

Article IX - Powers of the Tribal Council

Article X - Meetings
Section 1. Tribal Council Meetings.
Section 2. General Council Meetings.

Article XI - Bill of Rights

Article XII - Duties of Officers
Section 1. [Newly Elected Officers].
Section 2. Chairperson.
Section 3. Vice-Chairperson.
Section 4. Secretary.
Section 5. Treasurer.

Article XIII - Judiciary

Article XIV - Amendment

Article XV - Referendum

Article XVI - Serverability

Article XVII - Adoption

Article XVIII - Certificate of Results of Election [Intentionally Deleted]

Article XIX - Certificate of Approval [Intentionally Deleted]

Resolution No. 09-08-25 certifying the results of the August 22, 2009 election to amend the Hopland Band Constitution

[Table of Contents created by NILL in December 2013, based on materials available on tribe's website.]