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PUBLIC NOTICES

  • NEW - Notice of Judicial Court Administrative Order 2016-02, Suspension of Rule 5(a) - Speedy Trial.

  • NEW - Notice of 30-Day Comment Period for Tohono O'odham Nursing Care Authority Charter Proposed Amendments.

  • NEW - Notice of Judicial Court Administrative Order 2016-01, Inclusion of Fee Waivers in the General Rules of Practice as Rule 10.

  • NEW - Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Garnishment Law of the Tohono O'odham Nation.

  • Notice of Vacancies on the Tohono O'odham Nation TERO Commission.

  • Notice of Vacancies on the Tohono O'odham Ki:Ki Association Board of Directors.

  • Public Notice - Enactment of Resolution No. 15-148 - Nonmember Hunting Illegal.

  • The Tohono O'odham Judiciary Committee is now accepting applications for Tohono O'odham Nation Judicial Court judge. Please click on link for description.

The Legislative Council is composed of 22 Legislative Council representatives, including two from each of the Nation's 11 districts. Two representatives are elected from within the Council to serve two-year terms as the Council chairperson and vice-chairperson. The remaining representatives each serve on three of the Legislative Council's 12 standing committees. The Council is governed by the Legislative Rules of the Tohono O'odham Legislative Council.

Laws Enacted or Amended 2015-2017 Session
  • Legislative Rules amendments; adopting May 2016 amendments (clarifying process for approving Legislative Council minutes), effective May 4, 2016.
  • Grants amendment, 26 T.O.C. Chapter 2, effective April 20, 2016.
  • Nation's Consent to Commercial Leases and Home Sites Allotments, 19 T.O.C. Chapter 6, effective April 8, 2016.
  • Courts and Procedures amendment, 6 T.O.C. Chapter 1 (new Section 1215 - Master Jury List), effective January 21, 2016.
  • Enrollment Ordinance amendments, 14 T.O.C. Chapter 1 (new Article X, Section 5 - Master Jury List and Section 6 - Notice of Address or Name Change), effective January 21, 2016.
  • Office of the Attorney General amendments, 20 T.O.C. Chapter 1, adopting December 2015 amendments (increasing from three to ten years the minimum years of experience in the practice of law required for the position of attorney general), effective December 16, 2015.
  • Voyeurism law, 7 T.O.C. Chapter 1, Section 9.15, "as an additional tool for protecting public safety" effective December 15, 2015.
  • Legislative Rules amendments, adopting October 2015 amendments; Article 1 (conforming amendments), Article III (new Section 3 - Announcements), Article V (summarized minutes), and Article IX (expedited resolutions) effective October 13, 2015
  • Nonmember Hunting Permits suspended, 19 T.O.C. Chapter 4, Article 1 (suspends Ordinance No. 32 and establishes moratorium on nonmember hunting through May 17, 2017) effective May 15, 2015














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