The Rules of Criminal and Traffic Procedure Rule 3 Appointment of Attorney; Duties of Legal Counsel;
Withdrawal. and 4.2 Initial Appearance; Waiver of Separate Arraignment Date; Obligation of Nation to Inform of
Sentencing Intentions were amended pursuant to Administrative Order 2013-04 effective October 25, 2013 to
comply with the amendments to 6 T.O.C. Chapter 1, Section 1108
Notice of Vacancy on the Tohono O'odham Ki:Ki Association Board of Directors.
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 2013-2015 Session
Elections amendment, 12 T.O.C. Chapter 1 ("Upholding Integrity in Tribal Leadership: Felony Disqualification Referendum" amendments enacted by Nation's voters) effective May 23, 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
Amendment to Creation of the Hia-Ced District ordinance, 27 T.O.C. Chapter 1 (to add Section 1111 - Chapter Not Severable) effective June 11, 2014
Courts and Procedures amendments,6 T.O.C. Chapter 1, Section 1103(B) (qualifications for judges in holdover status), Section 1205 (amending compensation for pro tempore judges), Section 1210(A) (amending court fees exemption), Section 1211(A) and (B) (deleting jury fee costs for civil trials), and technical amendments to Section 1207(B), Section 1208, and Section 1209(B) effective June 11, 2014
Amendment to Criminal Code, 7 T.O.C. Chapter 1 (enacting Section 10.22 - Bank Records) effective June 9, 2014
Elections amendment, 12 T.O.C. Chapter 1 (extending Article X subsections 11002(B)-(D) removal provisions adopted by Res. No. 13-170 to June 1, 2016) effective May 15, 2014