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Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Tribal Code.

56.03.010 Marijuana Businesses; Operating Fee

(a) Each Marijuana Business under the jurisdiction of the Tribe shall be organized under tribal law, licensed by the Tribe, and subject to Commission regulations and enforcement actions.

(b) The Commission shall determine by formally adopted regulation the appropriate number of Marijuana Businesses, subject to law.

(c) A Marijuana Business shall meet all licensing requirements under this title.

(d) Every Marijuana Business shall pay quarterly to the Commission an operating fee equal to 6% percent of its total income from all sources derived from licensed activities as a Marijuana Business.

(e) The operating fee assessed under this section shall be due and payable on the fifteenth day following the close of the fiscal quarter and shall be subject to interest and applicable penalties. A penalty of 20% percent of the amount of any underpayment shall be added to the fee. For purposes of this section, the underpayment amount shall be equal to the difference between the total amount of the operating fee imposed by this section less the amount paid.

(f) All operating fees shall be remitted to the Commission, which shall keep accurate records of all such receipts, and the Commission shall then deposit all such fees into the Tribe's General Account for Commission operating expenses, Judiciary, and drug-related law enforcement.