Resolution Number TMBC404-05-23 of the Duly Elected and Certified Governing Body of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians
WHEREAS, the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, hereinafter referred to as the Tribe, is an unincorporated Band acting under a revised Constitution and By-Laws approved by the Secretary of the Interior on June 16th, 1959, and amendments thereto approved; and
WHEREAS, Article IX (a) Section 1 of the Turtle Mountain Constitution and By-Laws empowers the Tribal Council with the authority to represent the Band and to negotiate with the Federal, State and Local governments and with private persons; and
WHEREAS, Article IX (a) Section 1 of the Turtle Mountain Constitution and Bylaws requires a 30-day comment period prior to the adoption of any ordinances or amendments to the Tribal Code, whether proposed by resolution or otherwise. Adoption must occur through a roll call vote of the Tribal Council at a publicly held meeting; and
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Tribe is approving amendments to Title 25, Section 25.0213 striking number 8c which states: "Play in tournaments when the casino contributes prize money" of the Gaming Code; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Title 25 of the Tribal Code will be codified accordingly.
I, the undersigned Tribal Secretary of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, do hereby certify that the Tribal Council is composed of nine (9) members of whom eight (8) constituting a quorum were present at a meeting duly called, convened and held on the 25th day of May, 2023 that the foregoing resolution was adopted by an affirmative vote of all seven (7) in favor – Reps. Elmer Davis Jr., Chad Counts, Kenneth Malaterre, Jon Jon Keplin, Ron Trottier Sr. and Lynn Gourneau; one (1) absent- Rep. Blaine "Slugger" Davis; none (0) opposed; with the Tribal Chairman not voting.
Jolean A. Morin, Tribal Secretary
( ) SIGNED INTO LAW/Dated this____day of _____________, 2023
( ) VETOED/Dated this_____day of ______________, 2023
Jamie Azure, Tribal Chairman