Hopland Band of Pomo Indians, California - Tribal Constitution
The tribe makes their tribal code available online. The links below will take you to the copy of the code at the tribe's website. Please contact the library for assistance.
Table of Contents
Article I - Name
Article II - Jurisdiction
Article III - Membership
Article IV - Governing Body
Article V - Elections
Section 1. Voter Qualifications.
Section 2. Qualifications of Candidates.
Section 3. [Secret Ballot].
Section 4. [Election Committee].
Section 5. First Elections.
Section 6. Nominations.
Section 7. Election Ordinance.
Article VI - Removal, Recall and Forfeiture
Section 1. Removal.
Section 2. Recall.
Section 3. Forfeiture.
Article VII - Vacancies
Article VIII - Council Enactments
Section 1. Ordinances.
Section 2. Resolutions and Motions.
Section 3. Codification of Ordinances and Resolutions.
Section 4. [Quorum].
Section 5. [Intentionally Deleted].
Section 6. [Copies].
Article IX - Powers of the Tribal Council
Article X - Meetings
Section 1. Tribal Council Meetings.
Section 2. General Council Meetings.
Article XI - Bill of Rights
Article XII - Duties of Officers
Section 1. [Newly Elected Officers].
Section 2. Chairperson.
Section 3. Vice-Chairperson.
Section 4. Secretary.
Section 5. Treasurer.
Article XIII - Judiciary
Article XIV - Amendment
Article XV - Referendum
Article XVI - Serverability
Article XVII - Adoption
Article XVIII - Certificate of Results of Election [Intentionally Deleted]
Article XIX - Certificate of Approval [Intentionally Deleted]
Resolution No. 09-08-25 certifying the results of the August 22, 2009 election to amend the Hopland Band Constitution
[Table of Contents created by NILL in December 2013, based on materials available on tribe's website.]