Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of the Salt River Reservation, Arizona - Tribal Constitution
Adopted: March 16, 2018 (Approved April 2, 2018)
The tribe makes their constitution available online. The link below will take you to the version of the constitution available on the tribe's website.
Table of Contents
ARTICLE I. - TERRITORY
ARTICLE II. – MEMBERSHIP
Sec. 1. Membership By Right.
Sec. 2. Membership of Minors Enrolled Elsewhere.
Sec. 3. Court Jurisdiction.
Sec. 4. Future Membership.
Sec. 5. Membership Roll.
ARTICLE III. - EXECUTIVE BRANCH
Sec. 1. President.
Sec. 2. Vice President.
Sec. 3. Secretary.
Sec. 4. Other Officers.
Sec. 5. Officers Defined.
Sec. 6. Oath of Office.
Sec. 7. Salaries of Officers.
ARTICLE IV. - LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
Sec. 1. Governing Body, Number of Members.
Sec. 2. Qualifications For The President and Vice President.
Sec. 3. Qualifications For Council Members.
Sec. 4. Term of Office.
Sec. 5. Community Council Members Not To Hold Other Offices.
Sec. 6. Meetings of Community Council.
Sec. 7. Attendance Required.
ARTICLE V. - ELECTORAL DISTRICTS
Sec. 1. Districts Defined.
Sec. 2. Districts Apportionment.
ARTICLE VI. - NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Sec. 1. Election Board.
Sec. 2. Elections.
Sec. 3. Nominations of President And Vice President.
Sec. 4. Voter Qualifications.
Sec. 5. Absentee Voting.
Sec. 6. Secret Ballot.
ARTICLE VII. - POWERS OF THE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Sec. 2. Review of Secretary of the Interior.
ARTICLE VIII. - INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
Sec. 1. Initiative.
Sec. 2. Referendum.
ARTICLE IX. - REMOVAL AND RECALL FROM OFFICE
Sec. 1. Removal.
Sec. 2. Recall.
ARTICLE X. – VACANCIES
Sec. 1. Council Member.
Sec. 2. President.
Sec. 3. Vice President.
Sec. 4. Vacancy of Both Offices.
ARTICLE XI. – LAND
Sec. 1. Policy Against Alienation of Land.
Sec. 2. Land Acquisition Program.
Sec. 3. Land Exchange.
Sec. 4. Land Retention.
ARTICLE XII. - BILL OF RIGHTS
ARTICLE XIII. - AMENDMENTS
ARTICLE XIV. - ADOPTION OF CONSTITUTION
ARTICLE XV. - REPEAL OF PREVIOUS CONSTITUTION AND SAVINGS CLAUSE
ARTICLE XVI. - CERTIFICATE OF RESULTS OF ELECTION
[CONSTITUTION COMPARATIVE TABLE] - ORDINANCES
[Table of Contents created by NILL in December 2018, based on materials available on tribe's website.]