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This is to certify that the Yurok Constitution was amended in Article III, Section 5 – General Qualifications for Office was updated to amend criteria and to make criminal background checks mandatory. This amendment was placed on the ballot by an affirmative vote of the Tribal Council and was adopted by a 2/3 vote of the majority in a General Election held on October 10, 2018. The Tribal Member vote was 841 Yes, 111 No, which is 82.29% of the 1,022 voting Tribal Members.

Joseph L. James, Chairperson
Yurok Tribal Council

ATTEST:

Mindy Natt, Secretary
Yurok Tribal Council

This is to certify that the Constitutional Amendment CA001 was amended to the Yurok Constitution to Article IV, Section 5 – Duties and Powers of the Yurok Tribal Council. Shall there be an addition of the sentence at the end of the paragraph, “Settlement Account Trust Funds, including earned interest, from the Hoopa-Yurok Settlement Act of 1988, shall not be used until the Tribal Council has prepared a proposal for its intended use and received a majority vote of approval from the Tribal Voting Membership.” This amendment was placed on the ballot by an affirmative vote of the Tribal Council and was adopted by a 2/3 vote of the majority in a General Election held on October 11, 2000. The Tribal Member vote was 751 Yes, 111 No which is 87.12% of the 862 voting Tribal Members.

Susan Masten, Chairperson
Yurok Tribal Council

ATTEST:

Lori Hodge, Executive Assistant
Yurok Tribal Council

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