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Minnesota Chippewa Tribe - Leech Lake Band - Tribal Code

Table of Contents Updated: October 2014

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Table of Contents

Title 1 Judicial Code - Courts
Part 1 Establishment and Operation
Section 1 Establishment of Court
Section 2 Tribal Designation
Section 3 Appropriations and Funding
Section 4 Conflict with Other Laws

Part 2 Jurisdiction
Section 1 Leech Lake Band Tribal Court Jurisdiction
Section 2 Suits Against the Band
Section 3 Prior Title I of Judicial Code and Prior Inconsistent Codes and Ordinances Repealed
Section 4 Amendments and Revision
Section 5 Code Reviser

Part 3 Judges
Section 1 Trial Division
Section 2 Appellate Division
Section 3 Qualifications
Section 4 Evaluation and Selection
Section 5 Appointment, Terms, Compensation
Section 6 Removal of Judges
Section 7 Conflicts of Interest
Section 8 Oath of Office

Part 4 Court Administrator
Section 1 Appointment, Salary, Discharge
Section 2 Duties

Part 5 Counsel
Section 1 Legal Representation
Section 2 Licensing of Professional Attorneys
Section 3 Licensing of Advocates
Section 4 Revocation or Suspension of License
Section 5 Implied Consent to Jurisdiction of the Court

Part 6 Contempt of Court
Section 1 Definition
Section 2 Contempt in Presence of Court
Section 3 Contempt Outside Presence of Court
Section 4 Punishment for Contempt

Part 7 General Court Procedures
Section 1 Assignment of Cases
Section 2 Court Rules and Procedures
Section 3 Sessions of Court
Section 4 Jury Trials
Section 5 Means to Carry Jurisdiction into Effect
Section 6 Law Applicable in Civil Actions
Section 7 Bureau of Indian Affairs Relations

Title 2 Judicial Code  - Rules of Procedure
Part 1 Introduction to the Rules
Rule 1 Scope of Rules
Rule 2 Liberal Construction

Part 2 Beginning an Action
Rule 3 Complaints or Petitions
Rule 4 Filing Fees
Rule 5 Service of Process
Rule 6 Answer
Rule 7 Defenses and Counterclaims

Part 3 General Rules for Pleading
Rule 8 Form
Rule 9 Attachments
Rule 10 Signature of Parties and Counsel; Special Appearances
Rule 11 Computation of Time
Rule 12 Motions
Rule 13 Filing and Responding to Motions
Rule 14 Hearings on Motions

Part 4 Parties to an Action
Rule 15 Naming Parties
Rule 16 Substituting, Intervening and Joining Parties
Rule 17 Death of a Party
Rule 18 Appointing Guardian Ad Litem
Rule 19 Joining, Consolidating, and Separating Claims

Part 5 Discovery
Statement of Policy
Rule 20 Required Disclosures
Rule 21 Interrogatories
Rule 22 Depositions
Rule 23 Requests for Documents and Things
Rule 24 Answers to Discovery Requests
Rule 25 Protective Orders
Rule 26 Non-Compliance
Rule 27 Power to Compel

Part 6 Trials
Rule 28 Pre-Trial Conference
Rule 29 Presence of Parties and Witnesses
Rule 30 Postponement
Rule 31 Consolidation and Separation of Action

Part 7 Judgments and Orders
Rule 32 Relief Available
Rule 33 Default Judgment
Rule 34 Summary Judgment - Judgment on the Pleadings
Rule 35 Trial Procedure, Burden of Proof, Findings by the Court
Rule 36 Dismissal Of Actions
Rule 37 Entry and Filing of Judgments
Rule 38 Amendment to or Relief from Judgment or Order
Rule 39 Satisfaction of Judgment
Rule 40 Who is Bound by Judgment
Rule 41 Emergency Order, Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), and Ex Parte TRO

Part 8 Appeals
Rule 42 Appellate Panel
Rule 43 Final Order or Judgment Required
Rule 44 Time Limit
Rule 45 Filing Fee and Transcript
Rule 46 Denomination of Parties
Rule 47 Application for Stay of Judgment
Rule 48 Clerk
Rule 49 No New Trial in Appellate Division
Rule 50 Briefs
Rule 51 Oral Argument and Meeting of the Appellate Panel
Rule 52 Authority of Appeals Panel

Part 9 Other Matters
Rule 53 Execution of Judgment
Rule 54 Garnishments and or Liens
Rule 55 Citation
Rule 56 Communications with Judges or Justices
Rule 57 Court Open to the Public
Rule 58 Peacemaker Tribunal
Rule 59 Small Claims
Rule 60 Full Faith and Credit and Comity
Rule 61 Effective Date
Rule 62 Severability
Rule 63 Amendment

Title 3 Child and Family Protection Code
3-1 Short Title, Purpose and Definitions
3-1.A Short Title
3-1.B Purpose
3-1.C Definitions

3-2 Jurisdiction of the Tribal Court
3-2.A General Jurisdiction
3-2.B Jurisdiction Over Extended Family
3-2.C Continuing Jurisdiction

3-3 Transfer of Jurisdiction
3-3.A Application of the Indian Child Welfare Act
3-3.B Transfer to State Court or Other Tribal Court
3-3.C Transfer from Other Courts
3-3.D Procedures for Transfer from State Court
3-3.E Full Faith and Credit; Conflict of Laws

3-4 Procedures and Authorizations
3-4.A Rules of Procedure
3-4.B Cooperation and Grants
3-4.C Social Services
3-4.D Guardian ad Litem
3-4.E Additional Court Personnel

3-5 Protective Service Workers
3-5.A Power and Duties
3-5.B Limitations of Authority; Duty to inform

3-6 Child Protection Team
3-6.A Providing oversight
3-6.B Facilitating Provision of Services
3-6.C Providing Technical Assistance

3-7 Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect
3-7.A Duty to Report
3-7.B Persons Specifically Required to Report
3-7.C Anonymous Reports
3-7.D Immunity from Liability
3-7.E Penalty for Not Reporting
3-7.F Abuse and Neglect Reports

3-8 Investigation and Removal
3-8.A Investigation
3-8.B Authority to Remove
3-8.C Grounds for Emergency Removal
3-8.D Power to Remove

3-9 Notice of Removal
3-9.A Notice of the Tribal Court
3-9.B Notice to the Parent, Guardian or Custodian

3-10 Restrictions on Placement of Children
3-10.A Extended Family Members Home
3-10.B Licensed Foster Home
3-10.C Other licensed Facility
3-10.D Other Suitable Place

3-11 Filing Child/Family Protection Petition
3-11.A Authorization to File Petition
3-11.B Time Limitations
3-11.C Contents of Petition

3-12 Initial Hearing
3-12.A Hearing Date
3-12.B Purpose
3-12.C Advise of Rights
3-12.D Nature of Hearing
3-12.E Possible Outcomes of the Initial Hearing
3-12.F Notice of Initial Hearing
3-12.G Unresolved Issues

3-13 Notification of Rights

3-14 Thirty (30) Day Hearing
3-14.A Purpose
3-14.B Hearing Procedure

3-15 Formal Trial on the Issues
3-15.A Time Limitations
3-15.B Admissibility
3-15.C Closed Hearing
3-15.D Advise of Rights
3-15.E Child Witnesses
3-15.F Burden of Proof
3-15.G Outcome of Hearing
3-15.H Return to Home
3-15.I Grounds for Continuing Removal From the Home
3-15.J Court Order for Continuing Removal
3-15.K Return of Child to Parent, Guardian or Custodian
3-15.L Out-Of-Home Placement
3-15.M Written Order

3-16 Notice of Formal Trial on the Issues
3-16.A Summons
3-16.B Attachments to Summons
3-16.C Personal Service
3-16.D Mail Service
3-16.E Notice of Extended Family
3-16.F Service of Summons
3-16.G Publication
3-16.H Contempt Warning

3-17 Default Judgment
3-17.A When Appropriate
3-17.B Notice Determination
3-17.C Written Order

3-18 Six (6) Month Review
3-18.A Review Requirements
3-18.B Return to Home
3-18.C Written Order

3-19 Social Service Report
3-19.A Requirements of a Social Study
3-19.B Contents of a Social Study

3-20 Placement Preferences
3-20.A Least Restrictive Setting
3-20.B Order of Preferences
3-20.C Extended Family Conference

3-21 Authorization of Medical Treatment
3-21.A Unavailability of Parent, Guardian or Custodian

3-22 Life Endangerment

3-23 Guardianship
3-23.A Purpose
3-23.B Types of Guardianship
3-23.C Guardianship of Property
3-23.D Permanent Guardianship
3-23.E Temporary Guardianship
3-23.F Who may file Guardianship Petition
3-23.G Contents of Guardianship Petition
3-23.H Guardianship Report
3-23.I Guardianship Procedures
3-23.J Management of Property
3-23.K Incompetent Persons

3-24 Termination of Parental Rights
3-24.A Purpose
3-24.B Grounds for Involuntary Termination
3-24.C Pre-filing Requirements
3-24.D Who may file Termination Petition
3-24.E Contents of Termination Petition
3-24.F Notice
3-24.G Pre-Termination Report
3-24.H Relinquishment of Parental Rights (Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights)
3-24.I Hearing Procedures
3-24.J Burden of Proof
3-24.K Findings of Facts and Conclusions of Law
3-24.L Result of Termination Order
3-24.M Child's Continued Right to Benefits
3-24.N Custody After Termination Order
3-24.O Future Review Hearings

3-25 Adoptions
3-25.A Open Adoptions
3-25.B Consent to Adoption
3-25.C Execution of Consent to Adopt
3-25.D Who May File an Adoption Petition
3-25.E Contents of Adoption Petition
3-25.F Notice
3-25.G Home Studies
3-25.H Withdrawal of Consents
3-25.I Adoption Preferences
3-25.J Hearing Procedures
3-25.K Adoption Decree

3-26 Modification , Revocation of Extension of Court Orders
3-26.A Motion to Modify, Revoke or Extend Court Order
3-26.B Hearing Procedure

3-27 Child/Family Protection Records
3-27.A Tribal Court Records
3-27.B Law Enforcement and Social Services Records

3-28 Appeals
3-28.A Who Can Appeal
3-28.B Appeals Procedure

3-29 Severability

Title 4 Juvenile Justice Code - Table of Contents

Title 4 Juvenile Justice Code
4-1 Short Title, Purpose and Definitions
4-1.A Short Title
4-1.B Purpose
4-1.C Definitions

4-2 Jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court
4-2.A Concurrent Jurisdiction
4-2.B Exclusive Jurisdiction
4-2.C Juvenile Offender
4-2.D Juvenile Offenses

4-3 Juvenile Court Procedure
4-3.A Non-Criminal Proceedings
4-3.B Rules of Procedure
4-3.C Hearing Formality

4-4 Relations with Other Agencies
4-4.A Cooperation and Grants
4-4.B Social Services
4-4.C Contracts
4-4.D Transfers from Other Courts
4-4.E Transfers to Other Courts

4-5 Juvenile Court Personnel
4-5.A Juvenile Court Judge
4-5.B Juvenile Service Coordinator
4-5.C Additional Court Personnel

4-6 Rights of Parties in Juvenile Proceedings
4-6.A Privilege Against Self-Incrimination
4-6.B Admissibility of Evidence
4-6.C Fingerprinting and Photographs
4-6.D Right to Retain Counsel
4-6.E Explanation of Rights

4-7 Juvenile Offender – Taken into Custody
4-7.A Taking a Child into Custody
4-7.B Review by Juvenile Service Coordinator
4-7.C Notification of Family
4-7.D Criteria for Selecting Juvenile Facility

4-8 Juvenile Offender – Detention Hearing
4-8.A Requirement of Detention Hearing
4-8.B Purpose of Detention Hearing
4-8.C Notice of Detention Hearing
4-8.D Detention Hearing Procedure
4-8.E Standards to be Considered at Detention Hearing
4-8.F Finding at Detention Hearing
4-8.G Rehearing the Detention Matter

4-9 Juvenile Offender – Initiation Proceedings
4-9.A Investigation by the Juvenile Service Coordinator
4-9.B Informal Adjustment
4-9.C Filing and Content of Petition
4-9.D Issuance of Summons
4-9.E Content of Summons
4-9.F Service of Summons

4-10 Juvenile Offender – Consent Decree
4-10.A Availability of Consent Decree
4-10.B Objection to Consent Decree
4-10.C Duration of Consent Decree
4-10.D Failure to Fulfill Terms and Conditions
4-10.E New Juvenile Offense Complaint
4-10.F Dismissal of Petition

4-11 Juvenile Offender – Adjudication Proceedings
4-11.A Purpose and Conduct of Adjudication Hearings
4-11.B Time Limitations on Adjudication Hearings
4-11.C Notice of Hearing
4-11.D Denial of Allegations
4-11.E Contested Hearing
4-11.F Admission of Allegations
4-11.G “Juvenile Offender” Finding After Admission

4-12 Juvenile Offender – Predisposition Studies: Reports and Examinations
4-12.A Predisposition Study and Report
4-12.B Contents of Predisposition Study and Report
4-12.C Medical Assessment and Treatment for Alcohol or Substance Abuse
4-12.D Pre-Adjudication Examination of Emotionally or Developmentally Disabled Children
4-12.E Pre-Disposition Examinations
4-12.F Transfer for Diagnosis
4-12.G Submission of Reports

4-13 Juvenile Offender – Disposition Proceedings
4-13.A Purpose and Conduct of Disposition Hearing
4-13.B Time Limitations on Disposition Hearing
4-13.C Notice of Disposition Hearing
4-13.D Evidence and Reports
4-13.E Outcome of Disposition Hearing

4-14 Juvenile Offender – Review, Modification, Revocation, Extension or Termination of Dispositional Orders
4-14.A Mandatory Review of Disposition Order
4-14.B Modification, Revocation, or Extension of Disposition Order
4-14.C Hearing to Modify, Revoke, or Extend Disposition Order
4-14.D Automatic Termination of Disposition Order

4-15 Juvenile Records
4-15.A Juvenile Court Records
4-15.B Law Enforcement Records

4-16 Juvenile Appeals
4-16.A Procedure
4-16.B Time Limit for Motion to Reconsider
4-16.C Who Can Appeal
4-16.D Time Limit for Appeal
4-16.E Record
4-16.F Stay of Appeal
4-16.G Conduct of Appeal Proceedings

4-17 Severability

Title 5 Taxation Code
Chapter 1. Administration
Section 5.101 Citation
Section 5.102 Purpose
Section 5.103 Tax Commission
Section 5.104 Composition of the Tax Commission
Section 5.105 Seal
Section 5.106 General Powers of the Tax Commission
Section 5.107 Rulemaking Authority
Section 5.108 Forms
Section 5.109 Tax Stamps and Licenses
Section 5.110 Records
Section 5.111 Bookkeeping
Section 5.112 Collection Account; Deposits
Section 5.113 Tax Commission Employees and Expenses
Section 5.114 Nepotism
Section 5.115 – 5.119 [RESERVED]
Section 5.120 Collection of Taxes
Section 5.121 Collection of Delinquent Taxes
Section 5.122 Public Sale of Forfeited Property
Section 5.123 Exempt Property
Section 5.124 – 5.150 [RESERVED]
Section 5.151 Administrative Appeals
Section 5.152 Limitations on Administrative Appeals
Section 5.153 Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies
Section 5.154 Suits Against the Tax Commission
Section 5.155 Limitations on Suits Against the Tax Commission
Section 5.156 Refunds to Taxpayers
Section 5.157 – 5.180 [RESERVED]
Section 5.181 Forgery of Stamps or Other Tax Instruments
Section 5.182 Offenses
Section 5.183 General Penalties
Section 5.184 Referrals for Federal Prosecution
Section 5.185 Interest
Section 5.186 Commencement of Actions
Section 5.187 Taxes Erroneously Paid
Section 5.188 Penalties
Section 5.189 Records

Chapter 2. Tobacco Tax
Section 5.201 Definitions
Section 5.202 Sales of Tribal Tobacco
Section 5.203 Internet Sales of Tribal Tobacco
Section 5.204 Compact Exceptions [RESERVED]
Section 5.205 Wholesale Exceptions
Section 5.206 Impact of Tax
Section 5.207 Tax Collection
Section 5.208 Payment of Tax
Section 5.209 Effective Date

Chapter 3. Gasoline Tax [RESERVED]

Chapter 4. Sales Tax [RESERVED]

Chapter 5. Lodging Tax [RESERVED]

Chapter 6. Liquor Tax [RESERVED]

Chapter 7. Water & Sewer Use Tax on Lodging [RESERVED]

Title 6 Family Relations Code - Table of Contents

Title 6 Family Relations Code - Chapter 1 - 10
Chapter 1 Purpose, Use of Language From Other Laws and Jurisdiction
Section A Purpose
Section B Use of Language from Other Laws
Section C Jurisdiction

Chapter 2 Marriage
Section A Jurisdiction
Section B Definition
Section C Who May Marry
Section D Marriage Requirements
Section E Validity of Marriages
Section F Annulment

Chapter 3 Marital Property
Section A Definition
Section B Non-Marital Property
Section C Termination of Marital Property

Chapter 4 Dissolution
Section A Definition
Section B Grounds for Dissolution
Section C Filing Fee
Section D Division of Property Upon Dissolution
Section E Maintenance
Section F Child Support
Section G Medical Support

Chapter 5 Child Custody and Parenting Time
Section A Child Custody Factors
Section B Evidence of False Allegations of Child Abuse
Section C Joint Custody Factors
Section D Custody Order
Section E Rights of Parties
Section F Custody Consent Decree
Section G Parenting Time
Section H Domestic Abuse: Supervised Parenting Time
Section I Rights of Children and Parents
Section J Move to Another State
Section K Modification of Order for Parenting Time
Section L Remedies
Section M Effect of Certain Criminal Convictions
Section N Modification of Custody Orders
Section O Stand-By Custodian

Chapter 6 Rules of Procedure for Family Relations
Section A Applicability of Rules
Section B Commencement
Section C Computation of Time
Section D Continuances
Section E Contents of Petition for Dissolution
Section F Motions: Ex Parte Relief; Orders to Show Cause; Orders and Decrees
Section G Ex Parte Relief
Section H Orders and Decrees Requiring Child Support or Maintenance
Section I Scheduling of Cases
Section J Default
Section K Preparation of Decree
Section L Final Hearings-Sanction for Failure to Appear
Section M Final Decree
Section N Contempt Proceedings

Chapter 7 Antenuptial Contracts
Section A Scope of Antenuptial Contracts
Section B Requirements of Valid Antenuptial Contracts
Section C Burden of Proof

Chapter 8 Paternity
Section A Children Born During Marriage
Section B Children Born Outside of Marriage
Section C Application of the Laws of Intestate Succession
Section D Determination of Paternity
Section E Procedure to Determine Father and Child Relationship

Chapter 9 Paternity
Section A Purpose and Policy
Section B Definitions
Section C Legal Custody
Section D Parent
Section E Parent-Child Relationship
Section F Petition to Adopt

Chapter 10 Adoption
Section A Transfer of Custody
Section B The Leech Lake Child Welfare Department
Section C Parents Deceased
Section D Guardian’s Responsibilities

Title 6 Family Relations Code - Chapter 10A – Parentage Act
Section 0 Title
Section 1 Purpose
Section 2 Definitions
Section 3 Authority and Scope of Jurisdiction of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe to Establish Parentage
Section 4 Sovereign Immunity of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Section 5 Protection of Participants – Hearings and Records; Confidentiality
Section 6 Authorized Release of Case Records and Other Information
Section 7 Publication of Proceedings
Section 8 Sanctions for Unauthorized Use or Disclosure of Information
Section 9 Parent and Child Relationship Defined
Section 10 Relationship Not Dependent on Marriage
Section 11 How Parent and Child Relationship Established
Section 12 Custody and Parenting Time with Children Born Outside of Marriage
Section 13 Presumption of Paternity
Section 14 Determination of Father & Child Relationship; Who May Bring Action; When Action May be Brought
Section 15 Limitation of Actions; Exceptions
Section 16 Parties
Section 17 Pretrial Proceedings
Section 18 Genetic Tests
Section 19 Evidence Relating to Paternity
Section 20 Pretrial Orders and Recommendations
Section 21 Civil Action
Section 22 Default Order of Parentage
Section 23 Judgment or Order
Section 24 Enforcement of Judgment or Order
Section 25 Modification of Judgment or Order
Section 26 Right to Counsel; Costs; Free Transcript on Appeal
Section 27 Action to Declare Mother and Child Relationship
Section 28 Promise to Render Support
Section 29 Birth Records
Section 30 Adoption; Termination of Ojibwe Proceedings
Section 31 Recognition of Parentage

Title 6 Family Relations Code - Chapter 10B - Child Support Enforcement Program
Section 0 Title
Section 1 Definitions
Section 2 Findings
Section 3 Purpose
Section 4 Vision and Mission of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Child Support Program
Section 5 Authority and Responsibility of the LLBO CSEP – Provision of Child Support Enforcement Services; Cooperation with other Child Support Programs
Section 6 Program Participating and Funding

Title 6 Family Relations Code - Chapter 10C - Child Support Act
Section 0 Title
Section 1 Definitions
Section 2 Findings and Purpose
Section 3 Repeal – Chapter 10 of the Leech Lake Family Relations Code
Section 4 Authority and Jurisdiction of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Child Support Program and Tribal Court
Section 5 Sovereign Immunity of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Section 6 Protection of Participants – Hearings and Records; Confidentiality
Section 7 Publication of Proceedings
Section 8 Penalty for Unauthorized Disclosure
Section 9 Rights of the Parties
Section 10 Provision of Legal Services by the LLBO CSEP; Service of Process
Section 11 Notice
Section 12 Mutual Duty to Support Children
Section 13 Minor Child; Support
Section 14 Award of Maintenance or Support Money
Section 15 Providing Income Information
Section 16 Calculation of Gross Income
Section 17 Income from Self-Employment of Operation of a Business
Section 18 Social Security or Veterans’ Benefit Payments Received on Behalf of the Child
Section 19 Potential Income
Section 20 Deduction from Income for Non-joint Children
Section 21 Computation of Child Support Obligations
Section 22 Guideline Schedule Used in Child Support Determinations
Section 23 Non-cash support
Section 24 Parenting Expense Adjustment
Section 25 Deviations from Child Support Guidelines
Section 26 Written Findings by the Tribal Court
Section 27 Modification of Orders or Decrees
Section 28 Child Care Support
Section 29 Medical Support
Section 30 Ability to Pay; Self-Support Adjustment
Section 31 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA) in Maintenance or Child Support Order
Section 32 Notice to the LLBO CSEP – Receipt of Public Assistance
Section 33 Failure of Notice
Section 34 Reserved – Assignment of Rights; Intervention by the LLBO CSEP
Section 35 Reserved – Fees of IV-D Services
Section 36 Location Activities of the LLBO CSEP
Section 37 Mandatory Payment of Child Support Obligations to the Leech Lake Child Support Enforcement Payment Center
Section 38 Collections
Section 39 Overpayments
Section 40 Arrears
Section 41 Interest on Arrearages
Section 42 Reserved – Report of Arrears
Section 43 Child Support Debt and Arrearage Management
Section 44 Payment Agreements
Section 45 Income Withholding
Section 46 Notice of Order
Section 47 Administrative Seek Employment Orders
Section 48 Driver’s License and Occupational License Suspension; Motor Vehicle Lien
Section 49 Recreational License Suspension
Section 50 Security; Sequestration; Contempt
Section 51 Contempt Proceedings for Nonpayment of Support
Section 52 Employer Contempt
Section 53 Attorney’s Fees and Collection Costs Recovery
Section 54 Publication of Names of Delinquent Child Support Obligors
Section 55 Full Faith and Credit of Foreign Child Support Orders
Section 56 Registration of Foreign Order for Enforcement
Section 57 Registration and Modification of Child Support Order

Title 7 Customary Adoption Code
7-1 Short Title, Declaration of Policy, Purpose and Definitions
7-1.A Short Title
7-1.B Declaration of Policy
7-1.C Purpose
7-1.D Definitions

7-2 Civil Jurisdiction

7-3 Rights of Parties

7-4 Petition to Suspend Parental Rights

7-5 Notice of Hearing on Petition to Suspend Parental Rights

7-6 Hearing

7-7 Final Order for Suspension of Parental Rights

7-8 Petition for Customary Adoption

7-9 Notice of Hearing on Petition for Customary Adoption

7-10 Hearing on Petition for Customary Adoption

7-11 Final Order for Customary Adoption

7-12 Certification of a Customary Adoption

7-13 Enforcement

7-14 Appeals
7-14.A Who Can Appeal
7-14.B Appeals Procedure

7-15 Right of Access to Records

7-16 Severability

Title 8 Business Corporations Code
Chapter 1 - Business Corporations

Subchapter 1 – General Provisions
Section 1001. Citation
Section 1002. Purposes; Sovereign Immunity
Section 1003. Scope
Section 1004. Application
Section 1005. Definitions
Section 1006. Regulations
Section 1007. Foreign Corporations

Subchapter 2 – Incorporation and Articles
Section 1101. Purposes
Section 1102. Incorporators
Section 1103. Articles
Section 1104. Corporate Name
Section 1105. Reserved Name
Section 1106. Registered Office; Registered Agent
Section 1107. Change of Registered Office or Registered Agent; Change of Name of Registered Agent
Section 1108. Amendment of Articles
Section 1109. Filing Articles
Section 1110. Effective Date of Articles
Section 1111. Presumption; Certificate of Incorporation
Section 1112. Corporations Wholly Owned by the Tribe

Chapter 2 - Nonprofit Corporations

Subchapter 1 – General Provisions
Section 2001. Citation.
Section 2002. Definitions
Section 2003. Scope of Chapter
Section 2004. Regulations
Section 2005. Foreign Corporations

Subchapter 2 – Incorporation and Articles
Section 2101. Purposes
Section 2102. Incorporators
Section 2103. Articles
Section 2104. Corporate Name
Section 2105. Reserved Name
Section 2106. Registered Office; Registered Agent
Section 2107. Change of Registered Office or Registered Agent; Change of Name of Registered Agent
Section 2108. Amendment of Articles
Section 2109. Filing; Effective date of Articles
Section 2110. Presumption; Certificate of Incorporation

Chapter 3 - Limited Liability Corporations

Subchapter 1 – General Provisions
Section 3001 Citation
Section 3002 Definitions
Section 3003 Name
Section 3004 Registered Office and Registered Agent
Section 3005 Tribe as an Owner
Section 3006 Nature of Business
Section 3007 Execution of Documents
Section 3008 Filing
Section 3009 Certificate of Status
Section 3010 Execution by Judicial Act
Section 3011 Interstate Application
Section 3007 Execution of Documents
Section 3008 Filing
Section 3009 Certificate of Status
Section 3010 Execution by Judicial Act
Section 3011 Interstate Application

Subchapter 2 – Operating Agreement and Dealing With LLC
Section 3015 Articles of Organization
Section 3016 Agency Power of Owners and Managers
Section 3017 Admissions of Owners and Managers
Section 3018 Knowledge of or Notice to Owner or Manager
Section 3019 Liability of Owners to Third Parties
Section 3020 Parties to Action
Section 3021 Authority to Sue

Subchapter 3 – Owners and Managers
Section 3022 Management
Section 3023 Duties
Section 3024 Limitation of Liability and Indemnification
Section 3025 Voting
Section 3026 Records and Information
Section 3027 Admission of Owners
Section 3028 Dissociation

Subchapter 4 – Finance
Section 3029 Contributions
Section 3030 Liability for Contribution
Section 3031 Allocation of Profits and Losses

Subchapter 5 – Non-Liquidating Distributions
Section 3032 Interim Distributions
Section 3033 Allocation of Distributions
Section 3034 Distribution Upon Partial Redemption
Section 3035 Distribution Upon Dissociation
Section 3036 Distribution in Kind
Section 3037 Right to Distribution
Section 3038 Limitations of Distributions
Section 3039 Liability for Wrongful Distribution

Subchapter 6 – Ownership and Transfer of Property
Section 3040 Ownership of LLC Property
Section 3041 Transfer of Property
Section 3042 Nature of Interest
Section 3043 Assignment of LLC Interest
Section 3044 Rights of Judgment Creditor
Section 3045 Right of Assignee to Become an Owner
Section 3046 Powers of Legal Representative

Subchapter 7 – Dissolution
Section 3048 Dissolution
Section 3049 Judicial Dissolution
Section 3050 Winding Up
Section 3051 Distribution of Assets
Section 3052 Articles of Dissolution
Section 3053 Known Claims Against Dissolved LLC
Section 3054 Unknown or Contingent Claims

Subchapter 8 – Merger
Section 3055 Definitions
Section 3056 Merger
Section 3057 Approval of Merger
Section 3058 Plan of Merger
Section 3059 Articles of Merger
Section 3060 Effects of Merger
Section 3061 Right to Object

Subchapter 9 – LLC Wholly Owned by the Tribe, General Provisions
Section 3062 Tribally-Owned Companies
Section 3063 Tribally-Owned Subsidiary Companies
Section 3064 Privileges and Immunities
Section 3065 Ownership
Section 3066 Project Companies with Non-Tribal Owners
Section 3067 Purpose of Tribally-Owned LLC's
Section 3068 Waiver of Sovereign Immunity

Subchapter 10 – Special Formation Requirements for Tribally Owned LLC
Section 3069 Formation
Section 3070 Additional Requirements for the Articles of Organization

Subchapter 11 – Management of Tribally Owned LLC
Section 3071 Board of Directors as Manager

Subchapter 12 – Decisions and Voting for Tribally Owned LLC
Section 3072 Voting

Subchapter 13 – Distributions for Tribally Owned LLC
Section 3073 Distributions of Income

Subchapter 14 – Additional Reports and Audits for Tribally Owned LLC
Section 3074 Audit
Section 3075 Financial, Business, and Budget Information

Subchapter 15 – Actions Against Tribally Owned LLC
Section 3076 Court Actions By a Tribe Authorized
Section 3077 Tribal Approval Required
Section 3078 Relief Available

Title 9 Secured Transactions Ordinance
Chapter 1 General Provisions
Title 9-101. Short Title
Title 9-102. No Waiver of Sovereign Immunity
Title 9-103. Purpose
Title 9-104. No Application to Property not Alienable
Title 9-105. [RESERVED]
Title 9-106. General Definitions
Title 9-107. Notice; Knowledge
Title 9-108. Value
Title 9-109. Lease Distinguished from Security Interest
Title 9-110. General Scope
Title 9-111. Excluded Transactions
Title 9-112. Administration of Ordinance; Authority to Promulgate Regulations
Title 9-113. Obligation of Good Faith
Title 9-114. Course of Performance, Course of Dealing, and Usage of Trade
Title 9-115. Purchase-Money Security Interest
Title 9-116. Sufficiency of Description
Title 9-117. Parties Power to Choose Applicable Law

Chapter 2 Effectiveness, Attachment and Rights of Parties
Title 9-201. General Effectiveness of Security Agreement
Title 9-202. Attachment and Enforceability of Security Interest; Proceeds; Formal Requisites
Title 9-203. After-Acquired Collateral; Future Advances
Title 9-204. Rights and Duties when Collateral is in Secured Parties Possession or Control
Title 9-205. Additional Duties of Certain Secured Parties
Title 9-206. [RESERVED]
Title 9-207. Request for Accounting; Request Regarding List of Collateral or Statement of Account

Chapter 3 Perfection and Priority

Subchapter 1. Law Governing Perfection and Priority
Title 9-301. Law Governing Perfection and Priority of Security Interests
Title 9-302. [RESERVED]
Title 9-303. Law Governing Perfection and Priority of Security Interests in Goods Covered by a Certificate of Title
Title 9-304. [RESERVED]
Title 9-305. [RESERVED]
Title 9-306. [RESERVED]
Title 9-307. [RESERVED]

Subchapter 2. Perfection
Title 9-308. When Security Interest is Perfected; Continuity of Perfection
Title 9-309. Security Interest Perfected Upon Attachment
Title 9-310. When Filing Required to Perfect Security Interest; Security Interests to Which Filing Provisions Do Not Apply
Title 9-311. Perfection of Security Interests in Property Subject to Certain Statutes, Regulations, and Treaties
Title 9-312. Perfection of Security Interests in Chattel Paper, Documents, Goods Covered by Documents, Instruments, and Money; Perfection by Permissive Filing; Temporary Perfection Without Filing or Transfer of Possession
Title 9-313. When Possession by Secured Party Perfects Security Interest Without Filing
Title 9-314. Perfection by Control
Title 9-315. Secured Parties Rights on Disposition of Collateral and in Proceeds
Title 9-316. Continued Perfection of Security Interest Following Change in Governing Law

Subchapter 3. Priority
Title 9-317. Interests that take Priority Over Security Interest
Title 9-318. Particular Priority Rules
Title 9-319. Priority of Security Interests in Fixtures and Crops
Title 9-320. Accessions
Title 9-321. Commingled Goods
Title 9-322. Priority of Security Interests in Goods Covered by Certificate of Title
Title 9-323. Priority Subject to Subordination

Chapter 4 Rights of Third Parties
Title 9-401. Alienability of Debtors Rights
Title 9-402. Secured Party not Obligated on Contract of Debtor or in Tort
Title 9-403. Rights of Assignee
Title 9-404. Restrictions on Assignment

Chapter 5 Filing
Title 9-501. Acceptance, Refusal and Effectiveness of Financing Statements; Administration
Title 9-502. Contents of Records; Authorization; Lapse; Continuation; Termination
Title 9-503. Filing Procedures

Chapter 6 Default

Subchapter 1. Default and Enforcement of Security Interests
Title 9-601. Rights after Default; Judicial Enforcement; Consignor or Buyer of Accounts, Chattel Paper, Payment Intangibles, or Promissory Notes
Title 9-602. Waiver and Variance of Rights and Duties
Title 9-603. Agreement on Standards Concerning Rights and Duties
Title 9-604. Procedure if Security Agreement Covers Real Property or Fixtures
Title 9-605. Unknown Debtor or Secondary Obligor
Title 9-606. [RESERVED]
Title 9-607. Collection and Enforcement by Secured Party
Title 9-608. Application of Proceeds of Collection or Enforcement; Liability for Deficiency and Right to Surplus
Title 9-609. Secured Parties Limited Right to Take Possession After Default
Title 9-610. Disposition of Collateral After Default
Title 9-611. Notification Before Disposition of Collateral
Title 9-612. Timeliness of Notification Before Disposition of Collateral
Title 9-613. Contents and Form of Notification Before Disposition of Collateral
Title 9-614. [RESERVED]
Title 9-615. Application of Proceeds of Disposition; Liability for Deficiency and Right to Surplus
Title 9-616. Explanation of Calculation of Surplus or Deficiency
Title 9-617. Rights of Transferee of Collateral
Title 9-618. Rights and Duties of Certain Secondary Obligors
Title 9-619. Transfer of Record or Legal Title
Title 9-620. Acceptance of Collateral in Full or Partial Satisfaction of Obligation; Notification of Proposal; Effect of Acceptance; Compulsory Disposition of Collateral
Title 9-621. [RESERVED]
Title 9-622. [RESERVED]
Title 9-623. Right to Redeem Collateral
Title 9-624. Waiver

Subchapter 2. Noncompliance with [Act]
Title 9-625. Remedies for Secured Parties Failure to Comply with Ordinance
Title 9-626. Action in Which Deficiency or Surplus is in Issue
Title 9-627. Determination of Whether Conduct was Commercially Reasonable
Title 9-628. Non-liability and Limitation on Liability of Secured Party; Liability of Secondary Obligor
Title 9-629. Attorney’s Fees in Certain Transactions

Chapter 7 Miscellaneous Provisions
Title 9-701. Effective Date
Title 9-702. Severability

Title 10 Probate Code
Chapter 1 Short Title, Purpose and Definitions
1.1 Short Title
1.2 Findings
1.3 Purpose
1.4 Objectives
1.5 Definitions

Chapter 2 General Provisions
2.1 Jurisdiction
2.2 Control of Funeral Arrangements
2.3 Distribution of Traditional and Cultural Items
2.4 Effect of Fraud and Evasion
2.5 Evidence as to Passing of Status
2.6 Court Procedures
2.7 Judicial Powers and Duties
2.8 Records and Certified Copies
2.9 Oath or Affirmation on Filed Documents
2.10 Trials
2.11 Notice
2.12 Renunciation of Succession
2.13 Effect of Divorce, Annulment and Decree of Separation
2.14 Effect of Homicide on Intestate Succession, Wills, Joint Assets, Life Insurance and Beneficiary Designation

Chapter 3 Wills
3.1 Who May Make a Will
3.2 Execution
3.3 Holographic Will
3.4 Oral Will
3.5 Self-Proved Will
3.6 Who May Witness
3.7 Choice of Law as to Execution
3.8 Revocation by Writing or by Act
3.9 Revocation by Divorce, No Revocation by Other Changes of Circumstances
3.10 Revival of Revoked Will
3.11 Incorporation by Reference
3.12 Events of Independent Significance
3.13 Rules of Construction and Intention

Chapter 4 Intestate Succession
4.1 Intestate Succession
4.2 Shares of the Spouse
4.3 Share of Heirs Other than Surviving Spouse
4.4 No Taker
4.5 Representation
4.6 Posthumous Persons
4.7 Kindred of Half-Blood; Stepchildren; Foster Children
4.8 Divorce
4.9 Determination of Relationship of Parent and Child

Chapter 5 Family Rights and Protections
5.1 Omitted Spouse
5.2 Pretermitted Children
5.3 Homestead Allowance
5.4 Exempt Property
5.5 Family Allowance
5.6 Source, Determination and Documentation
5.7 Dwelling Exemption
5.8 Summary Probate of Exempt Estates

Chapter 6 Inheritance by Non-Indians/Fractured Heirship
6.1 Restrictions on Inheritance of Individual Trust/Restriction Lands by Non-Indians
6.2 Escheat of Certain Fractionated Interest

Chapter 7 Administration of Intestate Estates
7.1 Petition
7.2 Administration of Intestate Estate
7.3 Appointment of Administrator
7.4 Oath of Administrator; Letters of Administration
7.5 Notice to Creditors
7.6 Payment of Creditors
7.7 Accounting
7.8 No Taker/Escheat to Tribe
7.9 Advancements
7.10 Debts to Decedent
7.11 Distribution and Closing Estate

Chapter 8 Probate of Wills
8.1 Duty to Present Will for Probate
8.2 Proving, and Contesting and Admitting Will
8.3 Petition for Letters Testamentary
8.4 Qualification of Executor
8.5 Appointment of Executor
8.6 Duties of Executor; Bond
8.7 Creditors
8.8 Accounting
8.9 Distribution and Closing Estate
8.10 Distribution: Order in Which Assets Appropriated; Abatement
8.11 Property Discovered after Estate Closed

Title 11 Conservation Code
Chapter 1 Short Title, Purpose and Definitions
1.1 Short Title
1.2 Findings
1.3 Purpose
1.4 Objectives
1.5 Definitions

Chapter 2 General Provisions
2.1 Jurisdiction
2.2 Control of Funeral Arrangements
2.3 Distribution of Traditional and Cultural Items
2.4 Effect of Fraud and Evasion
2.5 Evidence as to Passing of Status
2.6 Court Procedures
2.7 Judicial Powers and Duties
2.8 Records and Certified Copies
2.9 Oath or Affirmation on Filed Documents
2.10 Trials
2.11 Notice
2.12 Renunciation of Succession
2.13 Effect of Divorce, Annulment and Decree of Separation
2.14 Effect of Homicide on Intestate Succession, Wills, Joint Assets, Life Insurance and Beneficiary Designation

Chapter 3 Wills
3.1 Who May Make a Will
3.2 Execution
3.3 Holographic Will
3.4 Oral Will
3.5 Self-Proved Will
3.6 Who May Witness
3.7 Choice of Law as to Execution
3.8 Revocation by Writing or by Act
3.9 Revocation by Divorce, No Revocation by Other Changes of Circumstances
3.10 Revival of Revoked Will
3.11 Incorporation by Reference
3.12 Events of Independent Significance
3.13 Rules of Construction and Intention

Chapter 4 Intestate Succession
4.1 Intestate Succession
4.2 Shares of the Spouse
4.3 Share of Heirs Other than Surviving Spouse
4.4 No Taker
4.5 Representation
4.6 Posthumous Persons
4.7 Kindred of Half-Blood; Stepchildren; Foster Children
4.8 Divorce
4.9 Determination of Relationship of Parent and Child

Chapter 5 Family Rights and Protections
5.1 Omitted Spouse
5.2 Pretermitted Children
5.3 Homestead Allowance
5.4 Exempt Property
5.5 Family Allowance
5.6 Source, Determination and Documentation
5.7 Dwelling Exemption
5.8 Summary Probate of Exempt Estates

Chapter 6 Inheritance by Non-Indians/Fractured Heirship
6.1 Restrictions on Inheritance of Individual Trust/Restriction Lands by Non-Indians
6.2 Escheat of Certain Fractionated Interest

Chapter 7 Administration of Intestate Estates
7.1 Petition
7.2 Administration of Intestate Estate
7.3 Appointment of Administrator
7.4 Oath of Administrator; Letters of Administration
7.5 Notice to Creditors
7.6 Payment of Creditors
7.7 Accounting
7.8 No Taker/Escheat to Tribe
7.9 Advancements
7.10 Debts to Decedent
7.11 Distribution and Closing Estate

Chapter 8 Probate of Wills
8.1 Duty to Present Will for Probate
8.2 Proving, and Contesting and Admitting Will
8.3 Petition for Letters Testamentary
8.4 Qualification of Executor
8.5 Appointment of Executor
8.6 Duties of Executor; Bond
8.7 Creditors
8.8 Accounting
8.9 Distribution and Closing Estate
8.10 Distribution: Order in Which Assets Appropriated; Abatement
8.11 Property Discovered after Estate Closed

Title 11(A) Open Burning, Burn Barrel and Fire Prevention Ordinance
Section 1 Purpose and Scope
Section 2 Definitions
Section 3 General Provisions
Section 4 Permit Application and Issuance
Section 5 Permit Considerations
Section 6 Permitted Burning
Section 7 Open Burning Restrictions and Prohibitions
Section 8 Special Authority to Restrict Burning
Section 9 Permits
Section 10 General Responsibility and Liability
Section 11 Enforcement/Evidence
Section 12 Tribal Court – Jurisdiction/Penalties
Section 13 Effective Date and Severability
Open Burning Fine Bail Schedule

Title 11(D) Pesticide Control Ordinance
Section 1 Title
Section 2 Findings
Section 3 Purpose and Scope
Section 4 Definitions
Section 5 Leech Lake Pesticide Program
Section 6 Licensing and Record Keeping
Section 7 Registration of Pesticides
Section 8 Use of Pesticides
Section 9 Applications Within Restricted Areas
Section 10 Prohibited Acts
Section 11 Enforcement
Section 12 Severability
Section 13 Preservation of Sovereign Immunity
Section 14 Effective Date

Title 12 Traffic Code
Chapter 100 Authority, Purpose, Title, and Definitions
Section 101 Authority
Section 102 Purpose
Section 103 Title
Section 104 Definitions
Section 105 Scope
Section 106 Non-waiver of Sovereign Immunity

Chapter 200 Traffic Regulations
Section 201 Violations
Section 202 Failure to Comply or Obstruction of an Officer
Section 203 Defacement or Removal of Signs
Section 204 Duties of Driver Involved in an Accident
Section 205 Open Bottle Prohibitions
Section 206 Careless or Negligent Driving
Section 207 Reckless Driving
Section 208 Speed Restrictions
Section 209 Impeding Traffic
Section 210 U-Turns
Section 211 Depositing Refuse on Public Roadways or Adjacent Land
Section 212 Wheel Flaps on Trucks and Trailers
Section 213 Motor Vehicle Registration
Section 214 Motor Vehicle Insurance
Section 215 Drivers License   
Section 216 Mandatory Use of Seat Belts and Child Passenger Restraints
Section 217 Other Violations
Section 218 Drivers of Emergency Vehicles

Chapter 300 Penalties
Section 301 Penalties
Section 302 Recurrent Violations
Section 303 Responsibility of Parents or Legal Custodians for Violations of Minor Children
Section 304 Contempt of Court

Chapter 400 Forum and Procedures
Section 401 Jurisdiction of the Leech Lake Tribal Court
Section 402 Initiation of Proceedings
Section 403 Citation Requirements
Section 404 Authority of the Tribal Court
Section 405 Default Judgment and/or Citation for Contempt of Court
Section 406 Recordkeeping and Dissemination of Information

Chapter 500 Transfer of Jurisdiction over Offenses of Persons Not Subject to Jurisdiction of the Leech Lake Band

Chapter 600 Amendment and Effective Date

Title 12(A) Motor Vehicle Code
Registration
1.0 Definitions
2.0 Unregistered or Improperly Registered Vehicle
3.0 Exempt vehicle
4.0 Registration Application
5.0 Insurance Requirements
6.0 Refusal to Register
7.0 Certificate of Registration
8.0 Registration Plates
9.0 Display of Registration Plates
10.0 Duplicate Registration Plates
11.0 Exemption of Nonresidents

Registration Fee
12.0 Annual Fee

Penalties
13.0 Fraudulent Application
14.0 Improper Use of Registration
15.0 Fraudulent Registration
16.0 Suspension of Registration

Certificate of Title
17.0 Mandatory Title
18.0 Application for Certificate of Title
19.0 Maintenance of Records
20.0 Contents of Certificate of Title
21.0 Refusal to Issue Certificate of Title
22.0 Lost, Stolen or Mutilated Titles
23.0 Title Fees

Transfer of Title
24.0 Transfer of Interest in a Vehicle
25.0 New Certificate
26.0 Perfection of Security Interests
27.0 Creation of Security Interest
28.0 Assignment of Security Interest
29.0 Release of Security Interest
30.0 Duties
31.0 Suspension or Revocation of Certificate
32.0 Cancellation of Title or Registration
33.0 Special Plates
34.0 Enforcement of Leech Lake Motor Vehicle Code

Title 12(B) Off Highway Vehicle Code Ordinance
1 Purpose

2 Scope
2.1 Repeal of Leech Lake Ordinance No. 99-06

3 Definitions
3.1 Leech Lake Reservation
3.2 Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV)
3.3 All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV)
3.4 Off-Highway Motorcycle (OHM)
3.5 Off-Road Vehicle (ORV)
3.6 Operator
3.7 Owner
3.8 Person
3.9 Indian
3.10 Public Road Right-of-way
3.11 Resident
3.12 Supervision/Accompanied
3.13 Taking-Hunting-Trapping

4 Registrations of Recreational Vehicles
4.1 Registration/License
4.2 Resident Non Band License
4.3 Application
4.4 Timeline
4.7 Display of Registration/Decal
4.8 The Issuance of Duplicate Registration/ Decal
4.9 Expiration Date
4.10 Revocation/Cancellation or Suspension
4.11 Exceptions

5 Operation
5.1 Equipment
5.2 Where
5.3 Operation Restrictions for Minors
5.4 Speed
5.5 Trails
5.6 Crossing Public roads
5.7 Bridges and Obstructions
5.8 Other Restrictions

6 Exceptions

7 Enforcement

13 Effective Date

14 Severability

Title 12(C) Dog Registration and Control of Dangerous Dogs Ordinance
Section 1 Title
Section 2 Findings
Section 3 Purpose
Section 4 Definitions
Section 5 Registration of Dog
Section 6 Seizure and Destruction of Dangerous and/or Abandoned Dogs
Section 7 Redemption of Impounded Dogs
Section 8 Penalty of Violation of Dog Registration and/or Control of Dangerous Dog
Section 9 Control of Rabies Infected Animals
Section 10 Penalty for Rabies Infected Dog(s)
Section 11 Disclaimer: Responsibility Over Deceased /Unwanted Pets
Section 12 Enforcement: Jurisdiction
Section 13 Sovereign Immunity
Section 14 Effective Date

Title 12(D) Social Host Ordinance
Chapter 1. Policy and Findings
Section 1 Short Title
Section 2 Findings
Section 3 Purpose
Section 4 Definitions

Chapter 2. Jurisdiction and Applicable Laws
Section 1 Jurisdiction and Authority of the Tribal Court
Section 2 Implied Consent to Tribal Jurisdiction by Nonmembers of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Section 3 “Indian” Defined: Territorial Jurisdiction
Section 4 Applicable Laws

Chapter 3. Prohibited Activities and Penalties
Section 1 Prohibited Acts
Section 2 Exceptions
Section 3 Penalties
Section 4 Transfers from Other Courts
Section 5 Transfers to Other Courts
Section 6 Initiation of Proceedings
Section 7 Citation Requirements
Section 8 Default Judgment and/or Citation for Contempt of Court
Section 9 Contempt of Court
Section 10 Recordkeeping and Dissemination of Information
Section 11 Amendment and Effective Date

Title 12(E) Use of Handheld Personal Communication Devices in Motor Vehicles
Section 1 Title
Section 2 Findings
Section 3 Purpose
Section 4 Distracted Driving 
Section 5 Exceptions
Section 6 Penalty
Section 7 Effective Date

Title 13 Unlawful Detainer and Judicial Eviction Code
Section 1 Purposes and Interpretation
Section 2 Definitions
Section 3 Jurisdiction
Section 4 Forcible Entry Prohibited
Section 5 Grounds for Eviction
Section 6 Notice to Vacate Requirements
Section 7 Judicial Eviction Proceedings
Section 8 Appeals
Section 9 Sovereign Immunity of the Leech Lake Band
Section 10 Effective Date

Title 13(A) Real Estate Mortgages and Foreclosure Ordinance
Section 1 General Provisions
Section 2 Foreclosure by Action
Section 3 Foreclosure by Advertisement

Title 14 Utility Service & Rights of Way Trespass Ordinance
Chapter 1 General Provisions
Section 1.01 Ordinance Findings and Purpose
Section 1.02 Authority and Repeal of Inconsistent Legislation
Section 1.03 Jurisdiction and Enforcement
Section 1.04 Definitions
Section 1.05 Period of Effect
Section 1.06 Saving Provision

Chapter 2 Prohibition on Taxes
Section 2.01 State Taxes Prohibited
Section 2.02 Federal Taxes Prohibited

Chapter 3 Tribal Utility Commission
Section 3.01 Creation of Tribal Utility Commission
Section 3.02 Purposes of Tribal Utility Commission
Section 3.03 Powers and Authority of Tribal Utility Commission
Section 3.04 Limitations on Powers of Tribal Utility Commission
Section 3.05 Tribal Utility Commission Operations
Section 3.06 Orders of the Tribal Council
Section 3.07 Compensation for Tribal Utility Commission
Section 3.08 Terms of Service for Members of Tribal Utility Commission
Section 3.09 Eligibility to Serve on Tribal Utility Commission
Section 3.10 General Provisions Applicable to Tribal Utility Commission

Chapter 4 Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity
Section 4.01 CPCN Requirements
Section 4.02 Procedures for Certification
Section 4.03 Obligations of Carrier
Section 4.04 Universal Service Funds and Low Income Programs
Section 4.05 Environmental, Cultural and Employment Rights Obligations
Section 4.06 Special Carrier Responsibilities
Section 4.07 Maintenance Obligations
Section 4.08 New Construction of Wires and Facilities
Section 4.09 Sale of Property to be Approved by Commission

Chapter 5 Rates
Section 5.01 Rate Obligations
Section 5.02 Procedures for Rate Approval
Section 5.03 Changes in Rates and Service

Chapter 6 Complaint Procedures
Section 6.01 Informal Complaints to Utility Providers
Section 6.02 Informal Complaints to Commission
Section 6.03 Formal Complaints to Commission

Chapter 7 Enforcement of Conditions of Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Rates
Section 7.01 Enforcement, Petitions and Appeals

Chapter 8 Right of Way Property Rights
Section 8.01 Interpretation of Real Property Documents
Section 8.02 Ownership of Wires and Facilities
Section 8.03 Procedure for Acquisition of Real Property Rights
Section 8.04 Valuation of Real Property Rights of Way
Section 8.05 Terms of Rights of Way and Permits
Section 8.06 Trespass Enforcement
Section 8.07 Tribally Retained Rights
Section 8.08 Obligations of Holders of Rights of Way

Title 17 Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO)
Chapter 1 General Provisions
Section 1.01 Declaration of Policy
Section 1.02 Legal Authority
Section 1.03 Short Title
Section 1.04 Severability
Section 1.05 Applicability
Section 1.06 Effective Date

Chapter 2 Definitions
Section 2.01 Certified Indian Firm or Entity
Section 2.02 Chairperson
Section 2.03 Commissioner
Section 2.04 Core Crews
Section 2.05 Covered Employer
Section 2.06 Employee
Section 2.07 Employee on Reservation Land
Section 2.08 Employer
Section 2.09 Indian
Section 2.10 Notice
Section 2.11 Person
Section 2.12 Probable Cause
Section 2.13 Secretary
Section 2.14 TERO
Section 2.15 Band Member
Section 2.16 Tribal Council
Section 2.17 Leech Lake Reservation or Reservation
Section 2.18 Indian Joint Venture
Section 2.19 Qualified
Section 2.20 Good Cause
Section 2.21 Conflict of Interest
Section 2.22 Minimum Numerical Hiring Goal
Section 2.23 Consensual Relations with the Tribe

Chapter 3 Scope of Indian Preference
General Statement of Policy
Section 3.01 Contracting and Subcontracting Preference Required
Section 3.02 Priority of Contracting and Sub contracting Preference
Section 3.03 Compliance with Federal Law
Section 3.04 Contracting and Subcontracting Compliance Plan
Section 3.05 Responsibility for Compliance
Section 3.06 Requirements in Contracting
Section 3.07 Requirements in Subcontracting
Section 3.08 Responsibility for Evaluating Technical Qualifications and Reasonable Price
Section 3.09 Operation under the Contract or Subcontract
Section 3.10 Criteria for Indian Contract Preference Certification
Section 3.11 Certification Procedure

Chapter 4 Employment Rights Fee

Chapter 5 Complaint and Hearing Procedure
Section 5.01 Complaint Procedure
Section 5.02 Serving Notice of a Hearing
Section 5.03 Contents of the Notice of a Hearing
Section 5.04 Conflict of Interest
Section 5.05 Rules of Procedure

Chapter 6 Sanctions

Chapter 7 Appeals Procedure

Chapter 8 Tribal Employment Rights Commission
Section 8.01 Creation and Delegation of Authority
Section 8.02 Power of the Commission

Chapter 9 TERO Director Responsibilities
Section 9.01 TERO Director
Section 9.02 Powers and Duties of the Director

Chapter 10 Obligation of Covered Employees
Section 10.01 Compliance with Tribal Law
Section 10.02 Compliance Plan
Section 10.03 Unions
Section 10.04 Reporting Requirements
Section 10.05 On-site Inspection
Section 10.06 Recognition of Freedom of Religion

Ordinance 95-01 Solid Waste Transportation, Disposal & Recycling
Section 1 Findings
Section 2 Authority
Section 3 Applicability
Section 4 Definitions
Section 5 Solid Waste Storage
Section 6 Solid Waste Disposal
Section 7 Solid Waste Recycling
Section 8 Solid Waste Collection and Transport
Section 9 Enforcement
Section 10 Administration
Section 11 Severability and Non-Liability

[Table of Contents created by NILL in October 2014, based on materials available on band's website.]

 

 

 

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