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Blackfeet Tribal Law and Order Code

BLACKFEET NATION


P.O. Box 850 • BROWNING, MONTANA 59417
(406) 338-7521
FAX 338-7530

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
BLACKFEET TRIBAL BUSINESS COUNCIL
   
EARL OLD PERSON, CHAIRMAN
EARL OLD PERSON
BERNARD ST. GODDARD, VICE-CHAIRMAN
BERNARD ST. GODDARD
ROLAND KENNERLY, SECRETARY
ROLAND KENNERLY
ELAINE GUARDIPEE, TREASURER
MARLENE BEAR-WAL [name incomplete on photocopy]
 
TED WILLIAMS
 
ARCHIE ST. GODDARD
 
JIMMY ST. GODDARD
 
GABE GR [name incomplete on photocopy]
 
CARL [name incomplete on photocopy]
 
ORDINANCE #95..................................
   
WHEREAS,

The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council is the duly constituted governing
body within the exterior boundaries of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, and
   
WHEREAS,


The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has been organized to represent, develop, protect and advance the views, interests, education and resources of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, and
   

WHEREAS,

 

Article VI, Section 1 (k) of the Constitution and By-Laws of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation empowers the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council to promulgate Ordinances for the purposes of safeguarding the peace and safety of the residents of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, and
   
WHEREAS,


It has come to the attention of the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council that there is increasing incidents of reported drug use and abuse within the exterior boundaries of the Blackfeet Reservation, and
   

WHEREAS,

 

It has come to the attention of the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council that the present laws related to Dangerous Drugs are incapable of being enforced due to their complexities and lack of relationship to the problems present on the Blackfeet Reservation, and
   
WHEREAS,

For a period of one (1) year from the date this Ordinance is adopted there shall be "Zero Tolerance" on the Blackfeet Reservation, and
   
WHEREAS,

"Zero Tolerance" may be extended by a motion to, and approved by the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council, now
   
THEREFORE



BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED, That Ordinance 77 and Chapter 5, Part V, Offenses Involving Dangerous Drugs of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation are hereby repealed and that the attached set of laws, entitled "Offenses Involving Dangerous Drugs" be adopted as Chapter 5, Section V of the Blackfeet Law and Order Code of 1967 as amended.



ATTEST:
THE BLACKFEET TRIBE OF THE
 
BLACKFEET INDIAN RESERVATION
   
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Roland Kennerly, Secretary Earl Old Person, Chairman
   

CERTIFICATION

I hereby certify that the foregoing Ordinance was adopted by the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council in a duly called, noticed and convened Regular Session assembled for business on the 9th day of January, 1997 with Six (6) members present to constitute a quorum and by a unanimous vote of said members present.


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(CORPORATE SEAL) Roland Kennerly, Secretary
  Blackfeet Tribal Business Council
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