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  • 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.

  • Open Positions for Legislative Branch (click on link for more information):

  • 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 24 Legislative Council representatives, including two from each of the Nation's 12 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
  • Amendment to Criminal Code, 7 T.O.C. Chapter 1, Section 1.11 Penalties and Remedies (to add maximum sentencing limitations) effective October 3, 2013
  • Courts and Procedures amendments, 6 T.O.C. Chapter 1, Section 1103(D) (amending qualifications for judges in certain criminal cases) and Section 1108 (adding provisions addressing the right to counsel in certain criminal cases) effective October 3, 2013
  • Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance amendments and codification, 13 T.O.C. Chapter 1, effective September 23, 2013
  • Elections amendments and codification, 12 T.O.C. Chapter 1, effective August 19, 2013
  • Economic Development Authority, 10 T.O.C. Chapter 1, was amended effective August 8, 2013
  • Gaming Revenue Formula Allocation amendments, 26 T.O.C. Chapter 1, Article 3, effective August 1, 2013

Tohono O'odham Legislative Branch, P.O. Box 837, Sells, Arizona 85634, 520-383-2470 Phone, 520-383-2479 Fax