Death Valley Timbi-sha Shoshone Tribe - Tribal Code - Table of Contents

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Table of Contents Updated: June 2016

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Table of Contents

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Enrollment Ordinance
Section I. Eligibility Requirements for Membership
Section II. Non-Eligibility
Section III. Enrollment Committee
Section IV. Filing of Membership Applications
Section V. Approval and Disapproval of Applications
Section VI. Appeals
Section VII. Certification and Preparation of the Membership Roll
Section VIII. Keeping Membership Roll Current
Section IX. Relinquishment of Membership
Section X. Membership Obtained Through Error or Fraud
Section XI. Use of Membership Roll
Section XII. Effective Date
Section XIII. Amendments
Amendment I - August 5, 1988

Election Ordinance
Section 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 2. DEFINITIONS
Section 3. ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE
Section 4. ELIGIBILITY FOR TRIBAL COUNCIL
Section 5. ELECTION BOARD
Section 6. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ELECTION BOARD
Section 7. TRIBAL COUNCIL CANDIDATES
Section 8. POLLING GENERALLY
Section 9. MANNER OF VOTING
Section 10. TRIBAL COUNCIL ELECTION RESULTS
Section 11. OTHER ELECTION RESULTS
Section 12. APPEALS
CERTIFICATION - August 19, 2006

[Table of Contents updated June 2016, based on materials on the tribe's website]


TRIBAL ORDINANCES 1988 (NILL PRINT COPY):


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Ordinance No. 1. Rules and Procedural Requirements Governing the Electoral Process of the TimbiSha Shoshone Indian Tribe (Election Ordinance).
Section I. Eligibility to Vote
Section II. Eligibility to Hold Office
Section III. Election Board
Section IV. Duties and Responsibilities of the Election Board
Section V. Candidates
Section VI. Polling
Section VII. Manner of Voting
Section VIII. Election Results
Section IX. Appeals
Section X. Effective Date
Section XI. Amendments

Ordinance No. 2. Rules and Procedural Requirements Governing Enrollment Activities of the TimbiSha Shoshone Indian Tribe.
Section I. Eligibility Requirements for Membership
Section II. Non-Eligibility
Section III. Enrollment Committee
Section IV. Filing of Membership Applications
Section V. Approval and Disapproval of Applications
Section VI. Appeals
Section VII. Certification and Preparation of the Membership Roll
Section VIII. Keeping Membership Roll Current
Section IX. Relinquishment of Membership
Section X. Membership Obtained Through Error or Fraud
Section XI. Use of Membership Roll
Section XII. Effective Date
Section XIII. Amendments
Amendment I - August 5, 1988

Ordinance No. 3. Regulations and Procedural Requirements Governing the Assessment and Collection of Service Charges for Water Treatment, Water Distribution System Maintenance and Repair, and Garbage Collection Services Provided to Residents of the Timbisha Indian Village in Death Valley, California (August 5, 1988)
Section I. Assessment of Service Charges
Section II. Purpose and Use of Funds Collected
Section III. Collection Officer
Section IV. Utilities Committee
Section V. Establishment of Service Charges
Section VI. Change in Fee Schedule
Section VII. Bonding
Section VIII. Billing and Payment Procedures
Section IX. Deposits and Transactions
Section X. Service Charge
Section XI. Special Assessments
Section XII. Non-Payment of Service Charge or Special Assessment
Section XIII. Financial Records
Section XIV. Financial Reports
Section XV. Records System (Non-Financial)
Section XVI. Maintenance and Repair of Water Distribution System
Section XVII. Method to be Used to Report Water Line Leaks or Need for Repair
Section XVIII. Unnecessary Waste of Water
Section XIX. Water Shut-Off for System Repair
Section XX. Resident System
Section XXI. Ordinance Independent of MOA
Section XXII. Amendments
Certification