Puyallup Tribe of the Puyallup Reservation - Tribal Constitution
Table of Contents Updated: September 2015
The tribe makes their constitution available online. The links below will take you to the version of the constitution available on the tribe's website. Please contact the library if you need assistance.
Table of Contents
ARTICLE I - JURISDICTION AND TERRITORY
ARTCILE II - MEMBERSHIP
ARTICLE III - GOVERNING BODY
ARTICLE IV - ELECTION AND NOMINATIONS FOR THE TRIBAL COUNCIL
ARTICLE V - VACANCIES AND REMOVAL FROM OFFICE
ARTICLE VI - POWERS OF THE TRIBAL COUNCIL
Section 1 Enumerated powers.
Section 2 Manner of review.
Section 3 Future powers.
Section 4 Reserved powers.
ARTICLE VIII - BILL OF RIGHTS
Section 1 Suffrage.
Section 2 Economic rights.
Section 3 Civil liberties.
Section 4 Rights of accused.
ARTICLE VIII - REFERENDUM
ARTICLE IX - LAND
Section 1 Allotted lands.
Section 2 Tribal lands.
Section 3 Leasing of tribal lands.
Section 4 Grant of standard assignments.
Section 5 Tenure of standard assignments.
Section 6 Grant of exchange assignments.
Section 7 Leasing of exchange assignments.
Section 8 Inheritance of exchange assignments.
Section 9 Inheritance of improvements.
Section 10 Exchange of assignments.
Section 11 Use of unassigned Tribal land.
Section 12 Purchase of land by Tribe.
Section 13 Method of making assignments.
ARTICLE X - AMENDMENTS
BYLAWS FOR THE PUYALLUP TRIBE OF THE PUYALLUP RESERVTION
ARTICLE I - DUTIES OF OFFICERS
Section 1 Chairman of the Council.
Section 2 Vice-Chairman of the Council.
Section 3 Secretary of the Council.
Section 4 Treasurer of the Council.
Section 5 Appointive officers.
ARTICLE II - QUALIFICATIONS OF COUNCILMEN
ARTICLE III - CERTIFICATION OF ELECTION
ARTICLE IV - INSTALLATION OF COUNCILMEN
ARTICLE V - SALARIES
ARTICLE VI - TIME AND PLACE OF REGULAR MEETINGS AND PROCEDURE
Section 1 Meetings.
Section 2 Quorum.
Section 3 Order of business.
Section 4 Ordinances and resolutions.
Section 5 Legislative forms.
ARTICLE VII - CENTRAL GENERAL COUNCIL
ARTICLE VIII - RATIFICATION OF CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS
[Table of Contents created by NILL in September 2015, based on materials available on tribe's website.]