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Squaxin Const. Art. VII, § 1

Section 1.

Squaxin Is. Tribal Const. Art. VII, § 1

Squaxin Island Tribe

Constitution and Bylaws of the Squaxin Island Tribe of the Squaxin Island Indian Reservation, Washington

Article VII. Vacancies and Removal

Section 1.

If any member of the council shall die, resign, move from the area designated under Article V, Section 4 of this constitution, or shall be found guilty of a felony or misdemeanor involving dishonesty, in any Indian, Federal or State court, a vacancy in his office shall automatically be created and at its next regular or special meeting the tribal council shall appoint someone to fill the office until the next annual meeting, at which time a successor shall be elected pursuant to Article V to fill the office for the balance of the unexpired term.

Squaxin Island Tribal Const. Art. VII, § 1, Squaxin Const. Art. VII, § 1

Current through Oct. 25, 2010

 

 




 

Squaxin Const. Art. VII, § 2

Sec. 2.

Squaxin Is. Tribal Const. Art. VII, § 2

Squaxin Island Tribe

Constitution and Bylaws of the Squaxin Island Tribe of the Squaxin Island Indian Reservation, Washington

Article VII. Vacancies and Removal

Sec. 2.

The members of the general council shall have the power to remove any member of the tribal council by filing a petition with the Secretary of the tribal council, signed by at least 50 percent of the eligible voters, asking for the removal of said member of the tribal council; provided, that no such person may be removed except at a special general council meeting at which he shall have an opportunity for a hearing. The vote of the qualified voters at such meeting will decide whether such person is to be removed; provided, that 50 percent or more of the eligible voters vote in favor of removal at such meeting which shall be held within 30 days after the filing of the petition.

Squaxin Island Tribal Const. Art. VII, § 2, Squaxin Const. Art. VII, § 2

Current through Oct. 25, 2010

 

 

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