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(a) Within 30 days of receipt of the complaint and formal documentation from the Ethics Review Board, the Council shall convene a review panel consisting of the entire Council, excluding the alleged violator.

(b) Notice shall be sent out to Tribal members outlining the alleged violation and brief description of the process that was followed to determine the sufficiency of evidence of an alleged violation. This notice will be publicized in the Yurok Tribe newsletter.

(c) The Council shall hear the alleged violation, review evidence compiled by the Ethics Review Board, and may conduct a de novo review. The alleged violator shall be given an opportunity to respond.

(d) The Council shall find the violator either guilty or not guilty. At least five votes are required to find an elected official guilty of a violation.

(e) If an elected official is found guilty, the Council by majority vote shall impose a penalty in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. [Ord. 72, renumbered, 2/11/2021; Ord. 32 § 6605, adopted, 9/5/2013. Formerly 1.15.430.]