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Yurok Const. Art. XI. Initiative and Referendum

Yurok Tribal Const. Art. XI, § 1

The Yurok Tribe of California

Constitution of the Yurok Tribe

Article XI-Initiative and Referendum

SECTION 1. Initiative

The Tribal Voting Membership shall have the right to propose any legislative measure by a petition signed by at least twenty (20) percent of the eligible voters. Each such petition shall be filed with the Election Board (or Yurok Tribal Council until an Election Board is established) at least sixty (60) days prior to the next annual election at which time it shall be placed on the ballot. Voting shall be by secret ballot. Absentee ballots shall be available upon written request by eligible voters and mailed in a timely manner to such voters. If approved by a majority of those participating in the election, the petition shall be in full force and effect immediately.

Yurok Tribal Constitution Art. XI, § 1, Yurok Const. Art. XI, § 1

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Const. Art. XI, § 2

SECTION 2. Referendum

Yurok Tribal Const. Art. XI, § 2

The Yurok Tribe of California

Constitution of the Yurok Tribe

Article Xi-Initiative and Referendum

SECTION 2. Referendum

The Yurok Tribal Council by approval of at least five (5) members may refer any legislative measure to the Tribal Voting Membership by directing at least thirty (30) days in advance that said measure be placed on the ballot at the next annual election or by calling for a special election. Voting shall be by secret ballot. Absentee ballots shall be available upon written request by eligible voters and mailed in a timely manner to such voters. If approved by a majority of those participating in the election, the referendum shall be in full force and effect immediately

Yurok Tribal Constitution Art. XI, § 2, Yurok Const. Art. XI, § 2

Current through October 1, 2010

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