25 U.S. Code § 1300g–7 - Tribal membership

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(a) In general
The membership of the tribe shall consist of—
(1) the individuals listed on the Tribal Membership Roll approved by the tribe’s Resolution No. TC–5–84 approved December 18, 1984, and approved by the Texas Indian Commission’s Resolution No. TIC–85–005 adopted on January 16, 1985; and
(2) any person of Tigua Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Indian blood enrolled by the tribe.
(b) Removal from tribal roll
Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section—
(1) the tribe may remove an individual from tribal membership if it determines that the individual’s enrollment was improper; and
(2) the Secretary, in consultation with the tribe, may review the Tribal Membership Roll.


(Pub. L. 100–89, title I, § 108,Aug. 18, 1987, 101 Stat. 669; Pub. L. 112–157, § 1,Aug. 10, 2012, 126 Stat. 1213.)

2012—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 112–157amended par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows: “a descendant of an individual listed on that Roll if the descendant—
“(i) has 1/8 degree or more of Tigua-Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Indian blood, and
“(ii) is enrolled by the tribe.”


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