Ala. Admin. Code r. 475-X-3-.04 - Criteria For Recognition As An Indian Association

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Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) To be recognized as an Indian association, the petitioner must show at least a ninety percent of its enrolled members are Indian. The remaining members may be either Indian or non-Indian or members of tribes, bands or groups not recognized by the state or federal government.
(2) Petitioner must present to the commission the association's membership list including the names and addresses of all members and the designated tribal affiliation of its Indian members.
(3) A copy of the bylaws and constitution or purpose clause of the petitioning group must accompany said petition and be received by the commission.
(4) The petitioner must swear or affirm that at least ninety percent of its membership is Indian. No petition shall be granted a hearing where it is shown that the association, its bylaws, or purpose clause is contrary to public policy.

Author: Criteria Committee Draft modified and adopted by Alabama Indian Affairs Commission.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 475-X-3-.04
Filed April 5, 1985.

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 41-9-702.

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