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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 2020-2022

  • Violating a Public Health Measure law, 4 T.O.C. Chapter 4, enacted by Resolution No. 20-443, effective December 14, 2020, was extended by Resolution No. 21-475, effective December 20, 2021, to automatically repeal on December 31, 2022
  • Gaming Revenue Distribution Formula and District Allocation Guidelines, 26 T.O.C. Chapter 1, Article 3, amended by Resolution No. 21-426 to reflect the allocation to the Permanent Trust Fund effective
  • Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise Charter, 16 T.O.C. Chapter 2, amended by Resolution No. 21-437 to amend Sections 6(m)(1) and (2) to establish a first preference for enrolled members of the Nation in employment and contracting and Section 5(d)(4) to expressly recognize the Enterprise’s authority, effective November 22, 2021.
  • Ordinance for the Regulation of Gaming Activities amendments, 16 T.O.C. Chapter 1, (adopts 2021 Gaming Ordinance Amendments to implement 2021 Tohono O’odham Nation-State of Arizona Gaming Compact amendments).
  • Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise Charter amendment, 16 T.O.C. Chapter 2, (amending Section 5(c)(3) to adjust the management board quorum requirement) effective August 19, 2021.
  • Violating a Public Health Measure law, 4 T.O.C. Chapter 4, enacted by Resolution No. 20-443, effective December 14, 2020, was extended by Resolution No. 21-164 to automatically repeal on December 31, 2021.
  • TERO Ordinance amendment, 13 T.O.C. Chapter 1, (adds new Section 1103, “Employment Discrimination Prohibited”) effective December 14, 2020.
  • Tow Truck Regulations and Requirements, 5 T.O.C. Chapter 4, enacted by Resolution No. 20-307 on September 18, 2020. Resolution No. 21-061 approved a new effective date of May 1, 2021.
  • Permanent Trust Fund law, 26 T.O.C Chapter 3, enacted by Resolution No. 20-069 effective March 5, 2020.
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