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Recent and proposed changes to the tribal code are listed below.

Proposed Amendments

Emergency Amendments

  • Resolution NP 20-259 was passed by NPTEC on May 6, 2020 amending the Election Ordinance of the Code, Chapter 6-10, to allow for absentee voting during this state of emergency with positive COVID-19 cases within the community.
  • Resolution NP 20-139 was passed by NPTEC on January 14, 2020 updating the Nez Perce Tribal Code by Emergency Code Amendment to conform tribal law with Federal requirements by increasing the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21.

Recent Amendments

  • Chapter 3-3 Water Resources – Nez Perce Tribal Water Rights Administration
  • Amendments to Chapter 6-9 Nez Perce Tribal Athletic Commission (10/8/19) Resolution NP 20-012
  • Addition to the Nez Perce Tribal Code § 4-1-129 Gangs (5/28/19 by Emergency Amendment and 10/8/19) Resolution NP 20-013
  • Amendments to Chapter 5-1 Minors in Need of Care (MINOC) (08/13/19) Resolution NP 19-430
  • Amendment to Chapter 3-1-10, Fish and Wildlife Commission, to eliminate the Fish and Wildlife Commission “alternate” position and amend the Bylaws of the Fish and Wildlife Commission to reflect this code amendment (08/14/18)
  • Amendments to Chapter 5-1 Minors in Need of Care (MINOC) (11/27/18) Resolution NP 19-075
  • Addition of new Chapter 1-8 Peacemaker Court (6/25/19)