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Oglala Sioux Tribe: Law and Order Code

Last amended: 1996; New Ordinances Received: 2002.

CHAPTER 22

PARADE ORDINANCE OF THE OGLALA SIOUX TRIBE



SECTION 1. The Terms Parade as used in this ordinance shall include parades, demonstrations, marches, or similar events.

SECTION 2. There shall be no parades, in any District of the Pine Ridge Reservation, Except as permitted under the terms of the Parade Ordinance.

SECTION 3. Any person, organization, or group desiring to parade or march within the boundaries of any District, shall make application to the Executive Committee of the District in which the parade is to take place, by the officials of the requesting organization.

SECTION 4. The Executive Committee shall approve such application, if upon review of the parade plan, there will be no interference with the flow of traffic, either pedestrian or vehicular.

SECTION 5. In the event that there may be an impediment to traffic, either vehicular or pedestrian, the District Executive Committee may require a cash deposit, in an amount not to exceed $500 prior to the issuance of the parade permit. This deposit is not a limitation upon the liability of the applicant or organization requesting the permit.

SECTION 6. In the event that there is a deviation from the parade permit, the applicants for the parade permit and officers of the requesting organization may be held criminally liable for any criminal act of any participant, as fully as if the applicant had committed said act, and the cash deposit may be forfeited.

SECTION 7. No -parade Permit shall issue, nor shall any parade, march, or demonstration, occur within 1,000 feet of any school that is in session, within 1,000 feet of any medical facility when medical personnel are in attendance, or within 1,000 feet of any jail. This section shall not apply to any parades sponsored by a school organization which has been approved by the School Board in advance, nor to any school located upon a Federal or State Highway.

SECTION 8. Any person who violates the terms of the Parade Permit Ordinance shall be held guilty of a misdemeanor and fined in an amount not to exceed $250 or a jail sentence not to exceed 90 days, or to both such fine and imprisonment. In addition, the applicants for the Parade Permit and officers of the requesting organization may be held liable for any criminal acts of the participants of the Parade.

SECTION 9. Any person, agency, business, or other entity, having a claim resulting from the parade, or the acts of any participants in the parade, shall file a claim with the District Executive Committee within 2 business days of the parade. The District Executive Committee shall notify the applicants of the claim and provide a copy to them. Within 5 days, the District Executive Committee shall schedule a hearing to determine the validity to the claim or claims.- If the claims are found valid, they shall be paid, or a proportionate share, to the claimants, from the cash deposit. If no claims are filed, or these is a balance remaining after~payment of the claims from the cash deposit, it shall be refunded to the applicants.

SECTION 10. No Parade Permit shall be issued for a parade unless said parade will occur between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

 

APPLICATION FOR PARADE PERMIT

APPLICANT' S NAME:

ADDRESS:

ORGANIZATION REQUESTING PERMIT:

ADDRESS:

PARADE STARTING POINT:

PARADE ENDING POINT:

PARADE ROUTE (Attach .Map if necessary):

ANTICIPATED NUMBER OF PARADERS:

TIME OF PARADE COMMENCEMENT:

TIME OF PARADE TERMINATION:

 

PERMIT

 In Accordance with the application on file, and having deposited the amount of $_________ dollars, the requested parade is hereby approved under Ordinance 85-14, and subject to the provisions of said Ordinance.

 

 ______________________________
Chairman

__________________________ District

 

ATTEST:

 ______________________________
Secretary

 __________________________District

 

Hist: Ordinance 85-14

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