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Waganakising Odawa Tribal Code : Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians

Table of Contents Updated: September 2014

 

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Table of Contents

TITLE I. CONSTITUTION

  • PREAMBLE
  • ARTICLE I. RESERVED RIGHTS OF TRIBAL MEMBERSHIP
  • ARTICLE II. INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS
  • ARTICLE III. DEFINITIONS
  • ARTICLE IV. TERRITORY, JURISDICTION, LANGUAGE, & SERVICE AREA
  • ARTICLE V. MEMBERSHIP
  • ARTICLE VI. ORGANIZATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • ARTICLE VII. TRIBAL COUNCIL
  • ARTICLE VIII. EXECUTIVE
  • ARTICLE IX. JUDICIAL
  • ARTICLE X. TRIBAL PROSECUTOR
  • ARTICLE XI. ELECTION BOARD
  • ARTICLE XII. ELECTIONS
  • ARTICLE XIII. RECALL, REMOVAL, AND VACANCIES
  • ARTICLE XIV. INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
  • ARTICLE XV. CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ARTICLE XVI. TRIBAL RECORDS
  • ARTICLE XVII. AMENDMENTS
  • ARTICLE XVIII. SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY
  • ARTICLE XIX. RIGHTS OF THE TRIBE AND ITS MEMBERS
  • ARTICLE XX. ADOPTION
  • ARTICLE XXI. PRIOR ACTIONS

TITLE II. CITIZENSHIP, TRIBAL ENROLLMENT

  • Chapter 1. Enrollment for Citizenship Statute
  • Chapter 2. Citizenship Commission
  • Chapter 3. William Ray Kiogima and Helen Agnes Kiogima Noozwin Act

TITLE III. ELECTIONS

  • Chapter 1. Tribal Elections and Election Board
  • Chapter 2. Political Solicitation Prohibition Statute

TITLE IV. NATURAL RESOURCES

  • Chapter 1. Fishing Rules and Regulations for the Treaty Ceded Waters of Lake Superior, Huron, and Michigan
  • Chapter 2. LTBB Off-Reservation (Ceded Territory, Hunting, Fishing, and Gathering) {Repealed}
  • Chapter 3. Natural Resources Regulations for the Little Traverse Band of Oddowa Indians' Reservation {Repealed}
  • Chapter 4. Wetland Protection and Management
  • Chapter 5. Natural Resources Commission
  • Chapter 6. Protection of Great Lakes
  • Chapter 7. Solid Waste Disposal
  • Chapter 8. Conservation and Cultural Preservation Easement Act
  • Chapter 9. Fishing Vessel Safety
  • Chapter 10. Act Prohibiting the Patenting of Organisms
  • Chapter 11. Natural Resource Protection

TITLE V. CHILD WELFARE

  • Chapter 1. Child Protection Statute
  • Chapter 2. Child Welfare Commission
  • Chapter 3. Direct Consent and Open Adoptions
  • Chapter 4. Juvenile Justice
  • Chapter 5. Bullying Prohibition

TITLE VI. GOVERNMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

  • Chapter 1. Legislative Procedures, Odawa Register
  • Chapter 2. Administrative Procedures Act
  • Chapter 3. Budget Formulation Process
  • Chapter 4. Commissions, Boards, and Committees
  • Chapter 5. Removal of Commissioners and Nepotism
  • Chapter 6. Service of Commissioners
  • Chapter 7. Lewis and Doris Adams’ Tribal Holiday
  • Chapter 8. Tribal Sovereignty Day
  • Chapter 9. Odawa Property Managers
  • Chapter 10. Open Meetings
  • Chapter 11. Gijigowi Bibskaabiimi Department
  • Chapter 12. Constitutionally Mandated Compensation
  • Chapter 13. Tribal Treasurer Responsibility
  • Chapter 14. Administrative Procedures
  • Chapter 15. Enjinaaknegeng
  • Chapter 16. Tribal Youth Services Department
  • Chapter 17. Office of the Legislative Attorney
  • Chapter 18. Financial Disclosure by Tribal Officials
  • Chapter 19. Pubic Documents
  • Chapter 20. Application of Foreign Law
  • Chapter 21. The Tribal Seal of the Waganakising Odawak Nation
  • Chapter 22. Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments
  • Chapter 23. Membership in MAST, NIGA, and NCAI
  • Chapter 24. Tribal Notary Public
  • Chapter 25. Land and Reservation
  • Chapter 26. Process for Appropriations of Supplemental Funding
  • Chapter 27. Liquor and Tobacco Licensing Board Statute
  • Chapter 28. Traditional Tribal Burial Grounds
  • Chapter 29. Asset Disposition
  • Chapter 30. Health Department
  • Chapter 31. Legal and Legislative Committee
  • Chapter 32. Contempt of Court
  • Chapter 33. Tribal Prosecutor
  • Chapter 34. Accounting Department
  • Chapter 35. Office of the Treasury
  • Chapter 36. LTBB Waganakising Representative to Michigan Anishnaabeg Cultural Preservation and Repatriation Alliance (MACPRA) and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
  • Chapter 37. Tribal Chair Ambassadorial Capacity and Tribal Representatives
  • Chapter 38. Department of Repatriation, Archives and Records
  • Chapter 39. Education Department
  • Chapter 40. Gijigowi Anishinaabemowin Language Department
  • Chapter 41.Office of Citizens Legal Assistance
  • Chapter 42. Office of the Executive Services Attorney
  • Chapter 43. Department of Human Services
  • Chapter 44. Tribal Secretary Responsibilities
  • Chapter 45. Succession Plan for Officers of Tribal Council
  • Chapter 46. Recall of an Official and Leave of Absence
  • Chapter 47. Tribal Historic Preservation Office Protection and Management of Archaeological, Historical, and Cultural Properties and Cultural Resources
  • Chapter 48. Contracting
  • Chapter 49. Department of Kikaajik
  • Chapter 50. Fair Treatment for Benefits or Services

TITLE VII. ECONOMIC DEVLOPMENT

  • Chapter 1. A Plan for the Use of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians’ Judgment Fund Distribution
  • Chapter 1a. Non-Attachment of Judgment Fund Per Capita Payments
  • Chapter 1b. Distribution of Judgment Funds to Estates
  • Chapter 2. Trust Fund Board
  • Chapter 3. Economic Development Commission
  • Chapter 4. Gaming Regulatory Statute
  • Chapter 5. Gaming Delegation and Authority Statute
  • Chapter 6. Investment Statute
  • Chapter 7. Hotel Room Tax
  • Chapter 8. Odawa Economic Development Management
  • Chapter 9. Waganakising Odawa Development, Inc.
  • Chapter 10. Odawa Fishery Incorporated

TITLE VIII. HOUSING

  • Chapter 1. Housing Commission
  • Chapter 2. Foreclosure
  • Chapter 3. Mortgage of Trust or Restricted Land
  • Chapter 4. Evictions
  • Chapter 5. Eviction Procedures
  • Chapter 6. Lease Inheritance

TITLE IX. CRIMINAL LAWS; LIQUOR CONTROL

  • Chapter 1. Criminal Code
  • Chapter 2. Sex Offense Statute
  • Chapter 3. Civil Traffic
  • Chapter 4. Check, Draft or Order for Payment of Money
  • Chapter 5. Felony Defined
  • Chapter 6. Victims Rights Act
  • Chapter 7. Domestic Violence Protection
  • Chapter 8. Sex Offender Registration and Notification
  • Chapter 9. Liquor and Tobacco License Violations Statute
  • Chapter 10. Law Enforcement Department Statute
  • Chapter 11. Stalking Personal Protection Orders, Violations, and Criminal Offenses
  • Chapter 12. Medical Marijuana Patient Protection

TITLE X. LAND USE AND BUILDING

  • Chapter 1. Handicap Accessible New Construction
  • Chapter 2. Authorization of Traditional Activities on Osborne Road Property
  • Chapter 3. Zoning {Repealed}
  • Chapter 4. Building Code Adoption {Repealed}
  • Chapter 5. Site Plan Review {Repealed}
  • Chapter 6. Land Use, Building Regulation, and Zoning Statute

TITLE XI. HEALTH AND EDUCATION

  • Chapter 1. Health Commission
  • Chapter 2. Education Appeals Board
  • Chapter 3. Michelle Chingwa Education Assistance Act
  • Chapter 4. Welfare of Adults
  • Chapter 5. Burial Program
  • Chapter 6. Food Safety Act
  • Chapter 7. Shirley Naganashe Oldman Secondary Education Completion Award
  • Chapter 8. Right to Breastfeed and Civil Offense for Discrimination

TITLE XII. CORPORATIONS, BUSINESSES AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS

  • Chapter 1. Corporations Code
  • Chapter 2(A). Secured Transactions
  • Chapter 3. Business Assumed Name
  • Chapter 4. Limited Liability Company Code

TITLE XIII. MARRIAGE AND PROBATE

  • Chapter 1. Marriage
  • Chapter 2. Dissolution of Marriage
  • Chapter 3. Probate Code
  • Chapter 4. Probate Code for Small Estates

TITLE XIV. EMPLOYMENT

  • Chapter 1. Fair Employment
  • Chapter 2. Management and Labor Relations
  • Chapter 3. Indian Preference in Tribal Employment
  • Chapter 4. Whistle Blower Protection
  • Chapter 5. Constitutionally Mandated Compensation for Election Board Members
  • Chapter 6. Constitutionally Mandated Compensation for Tribal Chairperson and Tribal Vice-Chair
  • Chapter 7. Constitutionally Mandated Compensation for Tribal Prosecutor
  • Chapter 8. Constitutionally Mandated Compensation for Judges and Justices
  • Chapter 9. Constitutionally Mandated Compensation for Tribal Council Members
  • Chapter 10. Woker's Compensation Statute

TITLE XV. RESERVED

TITLE XVI. RESCISSION AND REPEALED RESOLTUIONS

  • Chapter 1. Pre-Constitutional Repealing Resolutions
  • Chapter 2. Post-Constitutional Repealing Resolutions

TITLE XVII. PRE-CONSTITUTION RESOLUTIONS

  • Chapter One. Recognize, Support or Oppose
  • Chapter Two. Land Matters
  • Chapter Three. Approved Negotiations with any other Government, Business or Individuals

TITLE XVIII. POST-CONSTITUTION RESOLUTIONS

  • Chapter One. Funding Requests
  • Chapter Two. Budgetary Matters
  • Chapter Three. Land Matters
  • Chapter Four. Sovereign Immunity
  • Chapter Five. Approve Negotiations with Any Other Governments, Businesses or Individuals
  • Chapter Six. General Application

[Table of Contents created by NILL in September 2014, based on Version 2014 - 2.1 of the tribal code.]

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