Suquamish Tribal Code

The Suquamish Tribal Code consists of the codified resolutions and ordinances of the Suquamish Indian Tribe as duly adopted by the Suquamish Tribal Council and additional relevant material (e.g., the Treaty of Point Elliott). “Codification” is the term applied to the process whereby resolutions and ordinances passed by the Tribal Council become positive law and are inserted into this code. Chapter 1.3, Codification Authority, provides more information about codification and the tribal attorney’s role in the process.

Each section of the Suquamish Tribal Code is followed by its legislative history in parentheses. Where these sections derive from the prior code, that prior code derivation is listed first, followed by the resolutions which amended it and their passage dates. Wherever possible, history notes include the specific section numbers used in the enabling legislation; where amendments consist of unnumbered portions of resolutions, “(part)” has been used. When a chapter has been superseded, repealed, or repealed and replaced, that history is contained in the STC Legislative Resolutions History.

General Provisions

Administration & Government Services

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