Chickasaw Nation - Tribal Code

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Chickasaw Code

Table of Contents

TITLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS:
CHAPTER 1: DEFINITIONS, INTERPRETATION, APPLICABILITY
Section 1-101.1 Citation of Code
Section 1-101.2 Definitions
Section 1-101.3 Conflicting Provisions
Section 1-101.4 Catchlines and Headings
Section 1-101.5 Territorial Applicability
Section 1-101.6 Code Severability
CHAPTER 2: STANDARD RULES AND PROVISIONS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 3: DISTRICTS OF THE NATION AND APPORTIONMENT
Section 1-301.1 Short Title
Section 1-301.2 Findings
Section 1-301.3 Apportionment
CHAPTER 4: SEAL OF THE NATION
Section 1-401.1 Legal Authority for Use of The Seal
Section 1-401.2 Seal Recognized, Defined
Section 1-401.3 Other Definitions
Section 1-401.4 Seal to be Affixed on Official Documents
Section 1-401.5 Original Seal Kept, Used by Governor
Section 1-401.6 Use of Seal Restricted to Governmental Activities; Exceptions
Section 1-401.7 Seal Not to be Reproduced or Used Without Approval
Section 1-401.8 Unauthorized Display, Use of Seal
Section 1-401.9 Order to Discontinue Use of Seal
Section 1-401.10 Authority to Protect The Seal of the Chickasaw Nation
CHAPTER 5: COMMUNITY COUNCILS & YOUTH COUNCILS
Section 1-501.1 Community Councils
Section 1-501.2 Youth Councils
Section 1-501.3 Council of Elders
Section 1-501.4 Duties of Council
Section 1-501.5 Guidelines

TITLE 2. ADMINISTRATION OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT:
CHAPTER 1: FORM OF GOVERNMENT
Section 2-101.1 Division of Powers of Government
Section 2-101.2 Recognition by the Secretary of Interior
Section 2-101.3 Government Offices
Section 2-101.4 Holidays; Hours
Section 2-101.5 Ambassador created
CHAPTER 2: CITIZENSHIP AND ENROLLMENT
Section 2-201.1 Constitutional Authority
Section 2-201.2 Preamble
Section 2-201.3 Authority
Section 2-201.4 Definitions
Section 2-201.5 Qualification of Future Citizenship
Section 2-201.6 Qualification for Citizenship of Chickasaw Mixed-blood
Section 2-201.7 Documentation of Citizenship
Section 2-201.8 Applications for Citizenship
Section 2-201.9 Processing of the Application
Section 2-201.10 Action of the Chickasaw Nation on Rejected Applicants
Section 2-201.11 Actions of the Tribal Courts
Section 2-201.12 Effects of Decisions
Section 2-201.13 Citizenship Card
Section 2-201.14 Records
Section 2-201.15 Loss of Citizenship
Section 2-201.16 Effective Date
CHAPTER 3: CEREMONIES, CUSTOM AND LANGUAGE
Section 2-301.1 Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting
Section 2-301.2 Chickasaw Honor Guard
Section 2-301.3 Chickasaw Burial Policy
Section 2-301.4 Maintenance/Preservation of Cemeteries
CHAPTER 4: OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE NATION
ARTICLE A: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 2-401.1 Officers Established; Qualifications
Section 2-401.2 Oath of Office
Section 2-401.3 Who May Administer Oaths
Section 2-401.4 Removal of Officers
Section 2-401.5 Terms of Office
Section 2-401.6 Vacancy Defined
Section 2-401.7 Vacancies in Elected Office
Section 2-401.8 Legal Protection for Officers and Employees of the Nation
Section 2-401.9 Insurance for Elected Officials Who Leave Office
ARTICLE B: SALARIES OF OFFICERS
Section 2-402.1 Title
Section 2-402.2 Finding
Section 2-402.3 Definitions
Section 2-402.4 Authority
Section 2-402.5 Judicial Department Salaries
Section 2-402.6 Legislative Department Salaries
Section 2-402.7 Executive Department Salaries
Section 2-402.8 Reimbursable Costs
Section 2-402.9 Repeal of Prior Legislation
Section 2-402.10 Effective Date
CHAPTER 5: EMPLOYEES AND PERSONNEL POLICIES
ARTICLE A: CHICKASAW INDIAN EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE
Section 2-501.01 Discrimination Prohibited; Employment Preference
Section 2-501.02 Definition
ARTICLE B: POLITICAL ACTIVITIES OF EMPLOYEES
Section 2-502.01 Authority
Section 2-502.02 Definitions
Section 2-520.03 Employee rights
ARTICLE C: PERSONNEL RULES AND REGULATIONS
Section 2-503.01 Title
Section 2-503.02 Scope and Authority
Section 2-503.03 Adoption of Policies
Section 2-503.04 Merit and Unlawful Discrimination
Section 2-503.05 General Employment Policies
Section 2-503.06 Leave with Pay
Section 2-503.07 Other Forms of Leave
Section 2-503.08 Selection and Management of Applicants
Section 2-503.09 Personnel Management
Section 2-503.10 Termination and Appeals
Section 2-503.11 Performance Reviews
Section 2-503.12 Compensation, Benefits and Grievances
Section 2-503.13 Conflicts of Interest
Section 2-503.14 Severability and Preemption
Section 2-503.15 Sovereignty
ARTICLE D: LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL RULES AND REGULATIONS
Section 2-504.1 Responsibility
Section 2-504.2 Department Policies
ARTICLE E: TRIBAL ENTERPRISES/BUSINESSES PERSONNEL RULES AND REGULATIONS (RESERVED)
ARTICLE F: JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL RULES AND REGULATIONS
Section 2-506.1 Responsibility
Section 2-506.2 Department Policies
ARTICLE G: RIGHT TO WORK
Section 2-507.1 Short Title.
Section 2-507.2 Participation in Labor Organization as Condition of Employment Prohibited
CHAPTER 6: TRAVEL POLICY
ARTICLE A: LEGISLATIVE TRAVEL POLICIES
Section 2-601.1 Authority
ARTICLE B: GENERAL TRAVEL POLICY
Section 2-602.1 Travel Policy for Employees and Officials
CHAPTER 7: ETHICS
ARTICLE A: CHICKASAW NATION ETHICS COMMISSION
Section 2-701.1 Commission Created
Section 2-701.2 Appropriation; Compensation; Staff
Section 2-701.3 Duties and Responsibilities
Section 2-701.4 General Rules of Procedure
Section 2-701.5 Enforcement
Section 2-701.6 Appeals
ARTICLE B: CHICKASAW NATION ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT ACT
Section 2-702.1 Title
Section 2-702.2 Authority
Section 2-702.3 Legislative Purpose and Intent
Section 2-702.4 Definitions
Section 2-702.5 Standards of Conduct and Restricted Activities of Public Officials and Employees of the Nation
Section 2-702.6 Sanctions; Penalties; Legal Liabilities
Section 2-702.7 Severability
Section 2-702.8 Prior Law and Policies Superseded
Section 2-702.9 Effective Date
CHAPTER 8: RECORDS AND ARCHIVES
Section 2-801.1 Citation of Title
Section 2-801.2 Authority
Section 2-801.3 Definitions
Section 2-801.4 Constitutional Basis
Section 2-801.5 Other Names; Appropriate
Section 2-801.6 Parameters
Section 2-801.7 Effective Date and Format
Section 2-801.8 Continuation of Laws
Section 2-801.9 Expansion of Code not Limited
Section 2-801.10 New Enactments; Adoption
Section 2-801.11 Updating and Distribution
Section 2-801.12 Sales and Revenues
Section 2-801.13 Maintenance; Rules and Regulations
Section 2-801.14 Titles Enumerated; Current
CHAPTER 9: NEWSPAPER
Section 2-901.1 Title/Findings
Section 2-901.2 Definitions
Section 2-901.3 Authority
Section 2-901.4 Editorial Policy
CHAPTER 10: TRIBAL BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND AGENCIES
ARTICLE A: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 2-1001.1 Applicability of this Article
Section 2-1001.2 Written Oath of Office
Section 2-1001.3 Compensation
ARTICLE B: CHICKASAW COMMERCE AND CORPORATION COMMISSION (RESERVED)
ARTICLE C: (RESERVED)
ARTICLE D: CHICKASAW ELECTION COMMISSION
Section 2-1004.1 Election Commission Established; Members
Section 2-1004.2 Qualifications of Members
Section 2-1004.3 Term of Office
Section 2-1004.4 Duties of Commission
Section 2-1004.5 Appointment of Election Secretary/Tribal Registrar
Section 2-1004.6 Supervision of Ballot Counting by Commission
Section 2-1004.7 Methods for Sealing Ballots; Certificates; Return and Preservation
Section 2-1004.8 Bid Solicitation
ARTICLE E: CHICKASAW HOUSING AUTHORITY
Section 2-1005.1 Authorization; Designation
Section 2-1005.2 Certification of Compliance
Section 2-1005.3 Responsible Federal Official
ARTICLE F: CHICKASAW NATION INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
ARTICLE G: CHICKASAW NATION INDUSTRIES, INC.
Section 2-1007.1 Approval
Section 2-1007.2 Authorizations
ARTICLE H: CHICKASAW TAX COMMISSION
Section 2-1008.1 Title; Findings; Definition
Section 2-1008.2 Tax Commission Established
Section 2-1008.3 Terms
Section 2-1008.4 No Political Influence; Removal
Section 2-1008.5 Duties and Powers
Section 2-1008.6 Existing Legislation
ARTICLE I: CHICKASAW UTILITY AUTHORITY
Section 2-1009.1 Plan of Operation
Section 2-1009.2 General Powers
Section 2-1009.3 Chairman
Section 2-1009.4 Vice Chairman
Section 2-1009.5 Secretary
Section 2-1009.6 Other Board Members
Section 2-1009.7 Contracts
Section 2-1009.8 Compensation
Section 2-1009.9 Reports
Section 2-1009.10 Disposition of Property
Section 2-1009.11 Contracts
Section 2-1009.12 Checks, Drafts, Etc.
Section 2-1009.13 Meetings
Section 2-1009.14 (Reserved)
Section 2-1009.15 Rules, Regulations and By-Laws
Section 2-1009.16 (Reserved)
ARTICLE J: CHICKASAW HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Section 2-1010.1 Citation
Section 2-1010.2 Purpose
Section 2-1010.3 Authority
Section 2-1010.4 Definitions
Section 2-1010.5 Mission
Section 2-1010.6 Board of Directors
Section 2-1010.7 Duties of the Board
Section 2-1010.8 Meetings and Attendance
Section 2-1010.9 By-laws; Form Taken
Section 2-1010.10 Provisions for Chapters
Section 2-1010.11 Support Staff
Section 2-1010.12 Funding and Budget
CHAPTER 11: (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 12: INTERGOVERNMENTAL AND INTERTRIBAL AGREEMENTS (RESERVED)

TITLE 3. BUSINESS REGULATIONS AND LICENSING:
CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 2: ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSING AND REGULATIONS
Section 3-201.1 Title
Section 3-201.2 Findings
Section 3-201.3 Definitions
Section 3-201.4 Chickasaw Nation Tax Commission Powers and Duties
Section 3-201.5 Inspection Rights
Section 3-201.6 Sales of Alcohol
Section 3-201.7 Licensing and Application
Section 3-201.8 Taxes
Section 3-201.9 Rules, Regulations and Enforcement
Section 3-201.10 Abatement
Section 3-201.11 Severability and Effective Date
Section 3-201.12 Amendment and Construction
CHAPTER 3: GAMING LICENSES AND REGULATIONS
ARTICLE A: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 3-3101 Findings
Section 3-3102 Basis for Authority
Section 3-3103 Definitions
ARTICLE B: REPEALER PROVISIONS
Section 3-3201 Act to Effect Purposes
Section 3-3202 Headings
Section 3-3203 Severability and Repealer
ARTICLE C: LICENSING
Section 3-3301 Class II and Class III Gaming Defined
Section 3-3302 Ownership of Gaming
Section 3-3303 Use of Gaming Revenue
Section 3-3304 Audit
Section 3-3305 Protection - Environment and Public
Section 3-3306 License Regulation
ARTICLE D: GAMING COMMISSIONER
Section 3-3401 Gaming Commissioner Office Created
Section 3-3402 Vacancy Provision
Section 3-3403 Interim Commissioner
Section 3-3404 Removal for Cause
Section 3-3405 Background Investigation Required
Section 3-3406 Salary Range
Section 3-3407 Power and Authority
ARTICLE E: REGULATIONS
Section 3-3500 Commissioner Regulatory Authority
Section 3-3501 Notice Required, Changes in Regulations
Section 3-3502 Copies of Regulations to be Available
Section 3-3503 Suspension and Hearing Regulations
Section 3-3504 Suspension requires Exclusion
Section 3-3505 Informant Identity Protected
Section 3-3506 Public Hearings Required
Section 3-3507 Depositions Authorized
Section 3-3508 Service Deemed Proper, When
Section 3-3509 Deputy Commissioners Authorized
Section 3-3510 Salary of Deputy Commissioner
ARTICLE F: DISPUTES WITH MANAGEMENT
Section 3-3600 Filing Grievances
Section 3-3601 Claims and Grievances to be Written and Signed
Section 3-3602 Hearing Date
Section 3-3603 Hearing Notice Required
Section 3-3604 Legal Counsel Authorized.
Section 3-3605 Arbitration or Mediation Authorized
Section 3-3606 Fingerprint Cards on File
Section 3-3607 Criminal Background Checks by C.F.R. Officers
Section 3-3608 Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 3-3609 Appropriate Investigation Required
Section 3-3610 Issuance of Licenses
CHAPTER 4: TOBACCO PRODUCTS
Section 3-401 Purpose, Title
Section 3-402 Findings
Section 3-403 Definitions
Section 3-404 Authority for Nation to Sell
Section 3-405 Days of Sale
Section 3-406 Regulations
Section 3-407 Licenses
Section 3-408 Enforcement
CHAPTER 5: CHICKASAW NATION PROFESSIONAL BOXING LICENSING ACT
Section 3-501.1 Short Title
Section 3-501.2 Findings
Section 3-501.3 Basis of Authority
Section 3-501.4 Definitions
Section 3-501.5 Power and Duty of Commissioner
Section 3-501.6 Powers of Commissioner--Validity of Prior Licenses, Permits, Certificates or Registrations--Transfers
Section 3-501.7 Sanctioning Permits--Exemptions
Section 3-501.8 Application for Sanctioning Permit--Notice of Sanction
Section 3-501.9 Sanctioning Permit Required
Section 3-501.10 Withholding, Suspension or Revocation of License and Sanctioning Permit--Censure or Reprimand--Fees
Section 3-501.11 Considerations Before Issuance of License or Sanctioning Permit
Section 3-501.12 Security
Section 3-501.13 Subpoena of Witnesses, Production of Records--Audits--Suspension for Just Cause.
Section 3-501.14 Notice of Violation--Hearing--Orders--Actions
Section 3-501.15 Penalties--Administrative Fines--Injunctions
Section 3-501.16 Closed-circuit Telecast Permit

TITLE 4. COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:
CHAPTER 1: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 2: HOUSING (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 3: BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 4: ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 5: LAND USE AND PLANNING (RESERVED)

TITLE 5. COURTS AND PROCEDURES:
CHAPTER 1: CHICKASAW NATION SUPREME COURT
ARTICLE A: COURT ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
Section 5-101.1 Title
Section 5-101.2 Membership
Section 5-101.3 Regular Meetings
Section 5-101.4 Clerk of Court
Section 5-101.5 Chickasaw Bar Association
Section 5-101.6 Rules of Conduct for Attorneys; Canons of Judicial Ethics
ARTICLE B: RULES OF PROCEDURE
Section 5-102.1 Rule 1: Filing of Cases and Motions
Section 5-102.2 Rule 2: Hearing Date
Section 5-102.3 Rule 3: Opinions
Section 5-102.4 Rule 4: Rehearing of Action
Section 5-102.5 Rule 5: Rejection of Action
Section 5-102.6 Rule 6: Accelerated Procedure for Summary Judgments and Certain Dismissals
Section 5-102.7 Rule 7: Law to be Applied
Appendix “A” Notice of Intent to Appeal
Appendix “B” Designation of Record on Appeal
Appendix “C” Affidavit of Service
Appendix “D” Petition for Appeal
Appendix “E” Response to Petition for Appeal
Appendix “F” (Cross or Counter) Petition for Appeal
ARTICLE C: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 5-103.1 General Provisions
Section 5-103.2 Composition of the Supreme Court in Appeals from District Court
Section 5-103.3 Minimum Qualifications of Justices
Section 5-103.4 Selection of Justices
Section 5-103.5 Term of Office
Section 5-103.6 Oath of Office
Section 5-103.7 Duties and Powers of Justices
Section 5-103.8 Reserved
Section 5-103.9 Compensation of Justices
Section 5-103.10 Reserved
Section 5-103.11 Reserved
Section 5-103.12 Decisions
Section 5-103.13 Rules of the Court
Section 5-103.14 Reserved
Section 5-103.15 Supreme Court's Action on Appeals
Section 5-103.16 Terms of the Court
Section 5-103.17 Court Fund
Section 5-103.18 Fees
Section 5-103.19 Penalty for Improper Charges
Section 5-103.20 Failure of Officer to Make Reports
Section 5-103.21 Fees not Collected During Term
ARTICLE D: GROUNDS FOR DISQUALIFICATION OF JUSTICE
Section 5-104.1 Purpose and Authority
Section 5-104.2 Definitions
Section 5-104.3 Application
Section 5-104.4 Disqualification Required; When
Section 5-104.5 Appearance of Partiality or Impropriety
ARTICLE E: PROCEDURES FOR DISQUALIFICATION OF JUSTICE
Section 5-105.1 Definitions
Section 5-105.2 Application
Section 5-105.3 Methods for Disqualification of Justice
Section 5-105.4 When Order for Disqualification Shall Issue
Section 5-105.5 Motion Alleging Bias or Prejudice; Hearing; Decision
Section 5-105.6 Effect of Disqualification
Section 5-105.7 When More than One Justice is Disqualified; Special Justices
CHAPTER 2: CHICKASAW NATION DISTRICT COURT
ARTICLE A: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 5-201.1 Authorization
Section 5-201.2 Definitions
Section 5-201.3 Territorial Jurisdiction
Section 5-201.4 Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Section 5-201.5 Personal Jurisdiction
Section 5-201.6 Law to be Applied
Section 5-201.7 Amendments
ARTICLE B: DISTRICT COURT RULES OF PROCEDURE
Section 5-202.1 Judges of the District Court
Section 5-202.2 Minimum Qualifications of Judge of the District Court
Section 5-202.3 Manner of Selection of Judges
Section 5-202.4 Term of Office
Section 5-202.5 Oath of Office
Section 5-202.6 Duties and Powers of Judges
Section 5-202.7 Reserved
Section 5-202.8 Special Appointments
Section 5-202.9 Compensation of Judges
Section 5-202.10 Removal of Judges
Section 5-202.11 Disqualifications, Conflict of Interest
Section 5-202.12 Decisions
Section 5-202.13 Records
Section 5-202.14 Files
Section 5-202.15 Motion Day
Section 5-202.16 Service of Process; Proof of Service; Responsive Pleadings
Section 5-202.17 Objections to Service and Venue
Section 5-202.18 Motions
Section 5-202.19 Summary Judgment or Summary Disposition of Issues
Section 5-202.20 Practice Before the District Court
Section 5-202.21 Standards for Recognizing Records and Proceedings of State, Federal and Tribal Courts; Full Faith and Credit
Section 5-202.22 Pretrial Proceedings
Section 5-202.23 Diligence in Prosecution
Section 5-202.24 Notice of Taking Default Judgment
Section 5-202.25 Judges; Uniformity of Rulings
Section 5-202.26 Disqualification of Judges in Civil and Criminal Cases
Section 5-202.27 Default Judgment Against Defendant Served Solely by Publication
Section 5-202.28 Motion for New Trial
Section 5-202.29 Parole Revocation; Juveniles
Section 5-202.30 Vacation of Final Judgments
Section 5-202.31 Direct Contempt
Section 5-202.32 Matters Taken Under Advisement
Section 5-202.33 Instructing as to Issues of Fact
Section 5-202.34 Indigent Defendant in Civil Contempt Action; Right to Counsel; Attorney Fees
Section 5-202.35 Criminal Actions; Court-appointed Counsel; Attorney Fees
Section 5-202.36 Civil Actions Involving Children; Court-appointed Counsel; Attorney Fees
Section 5-202.37 Office of Prosecutor
Section 5-202.38 District Court Address; Telephone Number
ARTICLE C: COURT CLERK
Section 5-203.1 Establishment
Section 5-203.2 Clerk to Serve Supreme and District Courts
Section 5-203.3 Clerk as Department Director
Section 5-203.4 Powers and Duties
Section 5-203.5 Seal
Section 5-203.6 Certification of True Copies
Section 5-203.7 Courts Always Open
Section 5-203.8 Trials and Hearings - Orders in Chambers
Section 5-203.9 Clerk's Office and Orders by the Clerk
Section 5-203.10 Notice of Orders or Judgments
Section 5-203.11 Books and Records Kept by the Clerk and Entries Therein
Section 5-203.12 Stenographic Report or Transcript as Evidence
Section 5-203.13 Judgment Docket
Section 5-203.14 Execution Docket
Section 5-203.15 Clerk may Collect Judgment and Costs
Section 5-203.16 Clerks to Issue Writs and Orders
Section 5-203.17 Clerk to File and Preserve Papers
Section 5-203.18 Each Case to be Kept Separate
Section 5-203.19 Indorsements
Section 5-203.20 Entry on Return of Summons
Section 5-203.21 Material for Record
Section 5-203.22 Memorializing Record
Section 5-203.23 Clerk to Keep Court Records, Books and Papers; Statistical and Other Information
Section 5-203.24 Applicable to District and Supreme Court
Section 5-203.25 Bonds
ARTICLE D: SUMMONS, PROCESS
Section 5-204.1 Style of Process
Section 5-204.2 Appointment of Substitute for Service of Process
Section 5-204.3 Server to Endorse Time of Receipt on Service of Process
Section 5-204.4 Process Server to Execute and Return Process
Section 5-204.5 Issuance of Summons
Section 5-204.6 Form of Summons
Section 5-204.7 Service by Personal Delivery
Section 5-204.8 Service of Process by Mail
Section 5-204.9 Service by Publication
Section 5-204.10 Publication Service upon Parties and the Unknown Successors of Named Parties
Section 5-204.11 Completion of Publication Service
Section 5-204.12 Entry of Default on Party Served by Publication
Section 5-204.13 Vacating Default Judgments Where Service is by Publication
Section 5-204.14 Certain Technical Errors not Grounds for Vacating Judgment
Section 5-204.15 Consent is Effective Substitute for Service
Section 5-204.16 Service Pursuant to Court Order
Section 5-204.17 Summons and Complaint to be Served Together
Section 5-204.18 Alternate Provisions for Service in a Foreign Jurisdiction
Section 5-204.19 Subpoenas
ARTICLE E: BONDS AND SURETIES
Section 5-205.1 Justification of Surety
Section 5-205.2 Qualifications of Surety
Section 5-205.3 Real Estate Mortgage as Bond
Section 5-205.4 Valuation of Real Estate
Section 5-205.5 False Valuation; Penalty
Section 5-205.6 Action by Chickasaw Nation or Tribal Department; No Bond Required
Section 5-205.7 Appearance Bond; Enforcement
ARTICLE F: MISCELLANEOUS
Section 5-206.1 Deputy may Perform Official Duties
Section 5-206.2 Affirmation
Section 5-206.3 Publications in "Patent Insides"
Section 5-206.4 Action on Official Bond
Section 5-206.5 May be Several Actions on Same Securities
Section 5-206.6 Immaterial Errors to be Disregarded
Section 5-206.7 Payments into Court for Minors and Incompetents
Section 5-206.8 Conserving Moneys Obtained for Minors or Incompetent Persons
Section 5-206.9 Sharing of Judicial Officers
Section 5-206.10 Sharing of Other Judicial Personnel
Section 5-206.11 Sharing of Material Resources
Section 5-206.12 Sharing of Financial Resources
Section 5-206.13 Effect of Prior Decisions of the Court
Section 5-206.14 Action When No Procedure Provided
ARTICLE G: APPEAL PROCEDURE FOR FINAL DECISION OF A CHICKASAW NATION COMMISSION OTHER THAN THE ELECTION COMMISSION
Section 5-207.1 Petition for Appeal from Final Decision of a Chickasaw Nation Commission
Section 5-207.2 Hearing
Section 5-207.3 Attorney’s Fees, Costs; Punitive Damages
Section 5-207.4 Appeals from District Court
ARTICLE H: CHICKASAW NATION DISTRICT COURT RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 5-208.1 Title of this Act
Section 5-208.2 Scope of this Act
Section 5-208.3 Jurisdiction in Civil Actions
Section 5-208.4 Force of Chickasaw Common Law
Section 5-208.5 Definitions
Section 5-208.6 No Effect on Sovereign Immunity
Section 5-208.7 Declaratory Judgment
Section 5-208.8 Court Costs Not Charged to Chickasaw Nation
Section 5-208.9 Effect of Previous Court Decisions
Section 5-208.10 CFR Not Applicable
Section 5-208.11 Laws Applicable to Civil Actions
Section 5-208.12 Procedural Rules
Section 5-208.13 Reserved
Section 5-208.14 Repeal of Previously Granted Authorities
Section 5-208.15 Savings Clause
ARTICLE I: CHICKASAW NATION DISTRICT COURT RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION: PLEADINGS, MOTIONS AND ORDERS
Section 5-209.1 Commencement of Action
Section 5-209.2 One Form of Action
Section 5-209.3 Notice of Pendency of Action
Section 5-209.4 Notice of Pendency Dependent upon Service
Section 5-209.5 Special Notice for Actions Pending in Other Courts
Section 5-209.6 Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions
Section 5-209.7 General Rules of Pleading
Section 5-209.8 Pleading Special Matters
Section 5-209.9 Form of Pleadings; Motions; and Briefs
Section 5-209.10 Signing of Pleadings
Section 5-209.11 Defense and Objections; When and How Presented; by Pleadings or Motions; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
Section 5-209.12 Final Dismissal on Failure to Amend
Section 5-209.13 Counter-claim and Cross-claim
Section 5-209.14 Counter-claim: Effect of the Statutes of Limitation
Section 5-209.15 Counterclaim Against Assigned Claims
Section 5-209.16 Third Party Practice
Section 5-209.17 Amended and Supplemental pleadings
Section 5-209.18 Pre-trial Procedure; Formulating Issues
Section 5-209.19 Lost Pleadings
Section 5-209.20 Tenders of Money or Property
Section 5-209.21 Dismissal of Actions
ARTICLE J: CHICKASAW NATION DISTRICT COURT, RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, PARTIES
Section 5-210.1 Parties, Plaintiff and Defendant; Capacity
Section 5-210.2 Joinder of Claims, Remedies, and Actions
Section 5-210.3 Joinder of Persons Needed for Just Adjudication
Section 5-210.4 Permissive Joinder of Parties
Section 5-210.5 Misjoinder and Non-joinder of Parties
Section 5-210.6 Interpleader
Section 5-210.7 Class Actions
Section 5-210.8 Intervention
Section 5-210.9 Substitution of Parties
ARTICLE K: CHICKASAW NATION DISTRICT COURT, RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY
Section 5-211.1 General Provisions Governing Discovery
Section 5-211.2 Depositions Before Action or Pending Appeal
Section 5-211.3 Persons Before Whom Depositions Can Be Taken
Section 5-211.4 Stipulations Regarding Discovery Procedure
Section 5-211.5 Depositions Upon Oral Examination
Section 5-211.6 Depositions Upon Written Question
Section 5-211.7 Use of Depositions in Court Proceedings
Section 5-211.8 Interrogatories to Parties
Section 5-211.9 Production of Documents and Things and Entry Upon Land for Inspection and Other Purposes
Section 5-211.10 Physical and Mental Examination of Persons
Section 5-211.11 Request for Admission
Section 5-211.12 Failure to Make Discovery; Sanctions
ARTICLE L: CHICKASAW NATION DISTRICT COURT, RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, JURORS
Section 5-212.1 Jury Pool
Section 5-212.2 Selection Drum
Section 5-212.3 Drawing Jury Panels
Section 5-212.4 Certifying and Sealing Lists
Section 5-212.5 Delivery of Envelopes
Section 5-212.6 Sealing and Retaining Juror Name Cards
Section 5-212.7 Refilling Drum
Section 5-212.8 Summoning Jurors
Section 5-212.9 On-call Systems Jurors
Section 5-212.10 Drawing Trial Jurors From Panel
Section 5-212.11 Qualifications and Exemptions of Jurors
Section 5-212.12 Substantial Compliance
Section 5-212.13 Oath to Jury
Section 5-212.14 Discharge of Employee for Jury Service
Section 5-212.15 Fees and Mileage for Jurors
ARTICLE M: CHICKASAW NATION DISTRICT COURT, RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, TRIALS
Section 5-213.1 Trial Defined
Section 5-213.2 Trial Of Issues
Section 5-213.3 Jury Trial of Right
Section 5-213.4 Trial by Jury or Trial by the Court
Section 5-213.5 Assignment of Cases for Trial
Section 5-213.6 Consolidation; Separate Trials
Section 5-213.7 Summoning Jury
Section 5-213.8 Causes for Challenging Jurors
Section 5-213.9 Examination of Jurors
Section 5-213.10 Alternate Jurors
Section 5-213.11 Order of Challenges
Section 5-213.12 Challenges to Jurors; Filling Vacancies
Section 5-213.13 Alternate Method of Selecting Jury
Section 5-213.14 Oath of Jury
Section 5-213.15 Juries of Less Than Six (6); Majority Verdict
Section 5-213.16 Order of Trial
Section 5-213.17 Taking of Testimony
Section 5-213.18 Exceptions Unnecessary
Section 5-213.19 Instruction to Jury; Objection
Section 5-213.20 Uniform Jury Instruction
Section 5-213.21 Objections to Instructions; Copies to Parties
Section 5-213.22 View by Jury
Section 5-213.23 Deliberations of the Jury
Section 5-213.24 Admonition of Jury on Separation
Section 5-213.25 Instruction after Retirement
Section 5-213.26 When the Jury May Be Discharged
Section 5-213.27 Retrial
Section 5-213.28 Proof of Official Record
Section 5-213.29 Determination of Foreign Law
Section 5-213.30 Appointment and Duties of Masters
Section 5-213.31 Findings by the Court
Section 5-213.32 Delivery of Verdict
Section 5-213.33 Requisites of Verdicts
Section 5-213.34 General and Special Verdict
Section 5-213.35 Special Verdict and Interrogatories
Section 5-213.36 Jury Must Assess Amount of Recovery
Section 5-213.37 Motion for a Directed Verdict and for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict
Section 5-213.38 Provisions Applicable to Trials by Court
Section 5-213.39 Trial Docket
Section 5-213.40 Trial Docket Posted
Section 5-213.41 Order of Trial of Cases Docketed
Section 5-213.42 Time of Trial
Section 5-213.43 Continuance
Section 5-213.44 Trial by Judicial Panel
Section 5-213.45 Bifurcated Jury Trials
ARTICLE N: PROVISIONAL AND FINAL REMEDIES AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
Section 5-214.1 Seizure of Person or Property
Section 5-214.2 Receivers Appointed by the Courts
Section 5-214.3 Deposit in Court
Section 5-214.4 Process on Behalf of and Against Persons not Parties
Section 5-214.5 Security; Proceedings against Sureties
Section 5-214.6 Execution
Section 5-214.7 Injunction Defined
Section 5-214.8 Cause for Injunction; Temporary Restraining Order
Section 5-214.9 Temporary Restraining Order; Notice; Hearing; Duration
Section 5-214.10 Temporary Restraining Order; Service
Section 5-214.11 Preliminary Injunction
Section 5-214.12 Preliminary Injunction; Criteria
Section 5-214.13 Form and Scope of Injunction or Restraining Order
Section 5-214.14 Employer and Employee; Interpleader; Constitutional Cases
Section 5-214.15 Security
Section 5-214.16 Use of Affidavits
Section 5-214.17 Injunction by Defendant
Section 5-214.18 Injunction is Equitable
Section 5-214.19 Modification of Preliminary Injunction
Section 5-214.20 Modification of Preliminary Injunction; Separate Action
Section 5-214.21 Injunctions Tried to the Court
Section 5-214.22 Enforcement of Restraining Orders and Injunctions
Section 5-214.23 Order of Delivery; Procedure
Section 5-214.24 Penalty for Damage of Property Subject to Order of Delivery
Section 5-214.25 Undertaking in Replevin
Section 5-214.26 Replevin Bond; Value
Section 5-214.27 Order of Delivery
Section 5-214.28 Order Returnable
Section 5-214.29 Execution of Order
Section 5-214.30 Re-delivery on Bond
Section 5-214.31 Exception to Sureties
Section 5-214.32 Proceedings on Failure to Prosecute Action
Section 5-214.33 Judgment; Damages; Attorney Fees
Section 5-214.34 Officer May Break into Buildings
Section 5-214.35 Compelling Delivery by Attachment
Section 5-214.36 Improper Issue of Order of Delivery
Section 5-214.37 Joinder of Cause of Action for Debt; Stay of Judgment
Section 5-214.38 Grounds for Attachment
Section 5-214.39 Attachment Affidavit
Section 5-214.40 Attachment Bonds
Section 5-214.41 Order of Attachment
Section 5-214.42 When Returnable
Section 5-214.43 Order of Execution
Section 5-214.44 Execution of Attachment Order
Section 5-214.45 Service of Order
Section 5-214.46 Re-delivery on Bond
Section 5-214.47 Nature of Garnishment
Section 5-214.48 When Garnishment Available After Judgment; Written Directions Relating to Order of Garnishment
Section 5-214.49 Answer of Garnishee; Form; Instructions
Section 5-214.50 Effects of Offsets Claimed by Garnishee
Section 5-214.51 Trial
Section 5-214.52 Judgment in Garnishment Proceedings
Section 5-214.53 Bond of Defendant for Payment of Judgment
Section 5-214.54 Forms to be Used
Section 5-214.55 Child Support Payment; Income Assignment or Garnishment Proceedings
Section 5-214.56 Income Assignment Proceedings
Section 5-214.57 Payments Pursuant to Income Assignment
Section 5-214.58 Appointment of Receiver
Section 5-214.59 Persons Ineligible
Section 5-214.60 Oath and Bond
Section 5-214.61 Power of Receiver
Section 5-214.62 Investment of Funds
Section 5-214.63 Disposition of Property Litigated
Section 5-214.64 Punishment for Disobedience of Court
Section 5-214.65 Vacation of Appointment by Supreme Court
Section 5-214.66 Definitions of Direct Contempt of Court and Indirect Contempt of Court
Section 5-214.67 Judge's Power to Cite Contempt; Impose Censure; Notice and Opportunity; Sanction
Section 5-214.68 Punishment for Contempt; Failure to Comply Child Support and Other Orders
Section 5-214.69 Indirect Contempts; Notice; Appearance Bond
Section 5-214.70 Violation of Child Custody Court Order; Defense; Emergency or Protective Custody
Section 5-214.71 Failure to Appear for Jury Service; Good Cause; Sanctions; Penalties
Section 5-214.72 Substance of Offense Made Part of Record
ARTICLE O: JUDGMENTS
Section 5-215.1 Judgments; Costs
Section 5-215.2 Default
Section 5-215.3 Offer of Judgment
Section 5-215.4 Judgment for Specific Acts; Vesting Title.
Section 5-215.5 Summary Judgment
Section 5-215.6 Declaratory Judgments
Section 5-215.7 Entry of Judgment
Section 5-215.8 New Trials; Amendments of Judgments
Section 5-215.9 Relief from Judgment or Order
Section 5-215.10 Harmless Error
Section 5-215.11 Stay of Proceedings to Enforce a Judgment
Section 5-215.12 Disability of a Judge
Section 5-215.13 Judgment Against Infant
Section 5-215.14 Judgments as Liens
Section 5-215.15 Discharge of Money Judgment Liens
Section 5-215.16 Additional Cash Deposits
Section 5-215.17 Reversal by Supreme Court
Section 5-215.18 Interest on Money Judgments
Section 5-215.19 Exempt Property; Homestead; Area and Value; Indian Allottees; Temporary Renting
Section 5-215.20 Payment of Judgments from Individual Indian Moneys
Section 5-215.21 Contents of Filed Judgments, Decrees and Appealable Orders; Court Clerk's Endorsement; Mailing
Section 5-215.22 Power to Vacate or Modify its Judgments; When
Section 5-215.23 Motions to Correct, Open, Modify or Vacate
Section 5-215.24 Mistakes or Omissions of the Court Clerk
Section 5-215.25 Motions After Thirty (30) Days
Section 5-215.26 Liens and Securities Preserved
Section 5-215.27 Order Suspending Proceedings
Section 5-215.28 Judgment Before Trial
Section 5-215.29 Time Limitations
CHAPTER 3: COURT RULES AND PROCEDURES
Section 5-301.1 Authority Granted to Courts of the Chickasaw Nation
Section 5-301.2 Jurisdiction
Section 5-301.3 Law to be Applied
Section 5-301.4 Law Enforcement
Section 5-301.5 Indian Civil Rights Act
Section 5-301.6 Procedural Rules
Section 5-301.7 Savings Clause
Section 5-301.8 Scope, Purpose and Construction
Section 5-301.9 Prosecution of Offenses
Section 5-301.10 Rights of Defendant
Section 5-301.11 Statute of Limitations
Section 5-301.12 No Common Law Offenses
CHAPTER 4: (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 5: RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, PROCEEDINGS BEFORE TRIAL
Section 5-501.1 The Complaint
Section 5-501.2 Arrest Warrant or Summons to Appear
Section 5-501.3 Criminal Citations
Section 5-501.4 Arraignment
Section 5-501.5 Commitments
Section 5-501.6 Joinder
Section 5-501.7 Pleas
Section 5-501.8 Withdrawing Guilty Plea
Section 5-501.9 Plea Bargaining
Section 5-501.10 Pleading and Motions Before Trial: Defenses and Objections
Section 5-501.11 Concurrent Trial of Defendants or Charges
Section 5-501.12 Discovery and Inspection
Section 5-501.13 Subpoena
CHAPTER 6: RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, TRIAL
Section 5-601.1 Trial by Jury or by the Court
Section 5-601.2 Trial Jurors
Section 5-601.3 Order of Trial
Section 5-601.4 Judge’s Disability
Section 5-601.5 Reserved
Section 5-601.6 Expert Witnesses and Interpreters
Section 5-601.7 Motion for Judgment of Acquittal
Section 5-601.8 Instructions
Section 5-601.9 Verdict
CHAPTER 7: RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, JUDGMENT AND SENTENCE
Section 5-701.1 Judgment
Section 5-701.2 Sentence
Section 5-701.3 General Sentencing Provisions
Section 5-701.4 Reserved
Section 5-701.5 New Trial
Section 5-701.6 Arrest of Judgment
Section 5-701.7 Correction or Reduction of Sentence
Section 5-701.8 Clerical Mistakes
Section 5-701.9 Commutation
Section 5-701.10 Conditional Pardons
Section 5-701.11 Revocation of Pardons
CHAPTER 8: RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, APPEAL
Section 5-801.1 Right of Appeal; How Taken
Section 5-801.2 Stay of Judgment and Relief Pending Review
CHAPTER 9: RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, SEARCH, SEIZURE, AND ARREST
Section 5-901.1 Search and Seizure
Section 5-901.2 Arrest
Section 5-901.3 Arrest in Hot Pursuit
Section 5-901.4 Limitation on Arrests in the Home
Section 5-901.5 Notification of Rights
CHAPTER 10: RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, BAIL
Section 5-1001.1 Definitions
Section 5-1001.2 Establishment
Section 5-1001.3 Persons Authorized to Accept Bail
Section 5-1001.4 Form of Payment
Section 5-1001.5 Sureties
Section 5-1001.6 Bail Amount
Section 5-1001.7 Procedures
Section 5-1001.8 Release in Cases Prior to Trial
Section 5-1001.9 Penalties for Failure to Appear
Section 5-1001.10 Persons or Classes Prohibited as Bail Bondsmen
Section 5-1001.11 Authority to Act as Bail Bondsmen
Section 5-1001.12 Disbursement of Bail Amounts
CHAPTER 11: RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, EXTRADITION
Section 5-1101.1 Short Title
Section 5-1101.2 Findings; Purpose
Section 5-1101.3 Definitions
Section 5-1101.4 Costs of Extradition
Section 5-1101.5 No Compensation, Fee or Award
Section 5-1101.6 Misdemeanor
Section 5-1101.7 Fugitives from Justice To Be Extradited From the Chickasaw Nation on Demand
Section 5-1101.8 Fugitives from Justice To Be Extradited From the Chickasaw Nation on Information or Warrant
Section 5-1101.9 Writing Required
Section 5-1101.10 Investigation To Be Made
Section 5-1101.11 Fugitives Imprisoned or Under Criminal Proceedings
Section 5-1101.12 Other persons Not Fugitives To Be Surrendered
Section 5-1101.13 Warrant To Be Issued
Section 5-1101.14 Warrant and Delivery
Section 5-1101.15 Authority To Arrest
Section 5-1101.16 Right of Legal Counsel
Section 5-1101.17 Penalties for Disobedience
Section 5-1101.18 Temporary Confinement
Section 5-1101.19 Warrant and Arrest for Crimes in Foreign Jurisdictions
Section 5-1101.20 Arrest Without a Warrant
Section 5-1101.21 Confinement Not To Exceed
Section 5-1101.22 Bail Bond
Section 5-1101.23 Further Confinement
Section 5-1101.24 Failure To Appear
Section 5-1101.25 Pending Prosecution
Section 5-1101.26 Inquiry Not To Be Made
Section 5-1101.27 Warrant Recall or Reissue
Section 5-1101.28 Warrant To Receive Prisoner
Section 5-1101.29 Application for Return of Persons
Section 5-1101.30 Person Not Subject To Certain Service of Process
Section 5-1101.31 Right to Waive Warrant
Section 5-1101.32 No Waiver of Rights, Priviledges or Jurisdiction
Section 5-1101.33 Person May Be Tried
Section 5-1101.34 Act To Be Uniform
Section 5-1101.35 Severability
CHAPTER 12: RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE
Section 5-1201.1 Definitions
Section 5-1201.2 Protective Order - Petition
Section 5-1201.3 Emergency Ex Parte Order
Section 5-1201.4 Service of Process; Ex Parte Orders; Protective Orders; Period of Relief
Section 5-1201.5 Copies of Ex Parte or Final Protective Orders to be Sent to Appropriate Law Enforcement Agencies
Section 5-1201.6 Violation of Ex Parte or Final Protective Order - Penalty
Section 5-1201.7 Nationwide Validity of Orders
Section 5-1201.8 Foreign Protective Orders
Section 5-1201.9 Duties of Police Officer; Emergency Temporary order of Protection
CHAPTER 13: RULES OF EVIDENCE
ARTICLE A: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 5-1301.1 Scope
Section 5-1301.2 Purpose and Construction
Section 5-1301.3 Rulings on Evidence
Section 5-1301.4 Preliminary Questions
Section 5-1301.5 Limited Admissibility
Section 5-1301.6 Remainder or Related Writings or Recorded Statements
ARTICLE B: JUDICIAL NOTICE
Section 5-1302.1 Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts
ARTICLE C: PRESUMPTIONS
Section 5-1303.1 Presumptions in General in Civil and Criminal Actions and Proceedings
ARTICLE D: RELEVANCY AND ITS LIMITS
Section 5-1304.1 Definition of “Relevant Evidence.”
Section 5-1304.2 Relevant Evidence Generally Admissible; Irrelevant Evidence Inadmissible
Section 5-1304.3 Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice, Confusion, or Waste of Time
Section 5-1304.4 Character Evidence not Admissible to Prove Conduct; Exceptions; Other Crimes
Section 5-1304.5 Methods of Proving Character
Section 5-1304.6 Habit; Routine Practice
Section 5-1304.7 Subsequent Remedial Measures
Section 5-1304.8 Compromise and Offers to Compromise
Section 5-1304.9 Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses.
Section 5-1304.10 Inadmissibility of Pleas, Offers of Pleas, Related Statements
Section 5-1304.11 Liability Insurance
ARTICLE E: PRIVILEGES
Section 5-1305.1 Privileges Recognized Only as Provided
Section 5-1305.2 Lawyer-Client Privilege
Section 5-1305.3 Physician and Psychotherapist; Patient Privilege
Section 5-1305.4 Husband and Wife Privilege
Section 5-1305.5 Religious Privilege
Section 5-1305.6 Political Vote
Section 5-1305.7 Trade Secrets
Section 5-1305.8 Secrets of the Chickasaw Government and Other Official Information; Governmental Privileges
Section 5-1305.9 Identity of Informer
Section 5-1305.10 Waiver of Privilege by Voluntary Disclosure
Section 5-1305.11 Privileged Matter Disclosed under Compulsion or Without Opportunity to Claim Privilege
Section 5-1305.12 Comment Upon and Inference From Claim of Privilege; Instruction
ARTICLE F: WITNESSES
Section 5-1306.1 General Rules of Competency
Section 5-1306.2 Lack of Personal Knowledge
Section 5-1306.3 Oath or Affirmation
Section 5-1306.4 Interpreters
Section 5-1306.5 Competency of Judge as Witness
Section 5-1306.6 Competency of Juror as Witness
Section 5-1306.7 Who may Impeach
Section 5-1306.8 Evidence of Character and Conduct of Witness
Section 5-1306.9 Impeachment by Evidence of Conviction of Crime
Section 5-1306.10 Religious Beliefs or Opinions
Section 5-1306.11 Mode and Order of Interrogation and Presentation
Section 5-1306.12 Writing Used to Refresh Memory
Section 5-1306.13 Prior Statements of Witnesses
Section 5-1306.14 Calling and Interrogation of Witnesses by Court
Section 5-1306.15 Exclusion of Witnesses
ARTICLE G: OPINIONS AND EXPERT TESTIMONY
Section 5-1307.1 Opinion Testimony by Lay Witnesses
Section 5-1307.2 Testimony by Experts
Section 5-1307.3 Basis of Opinion Testimony by Experts
Section 5-1307.4 Opinion on Ultimate Issue
Section 5-1307.5 Disclosure of Facts or Data Underlying Expert Opinion
Section 5-1307.6 Court appointed Experts
Section 5-1307.7 Expert Testimony; Admissibility
ARTICLE H: HEARSAY
Section 5-1308.1 Definitions
Section 5-1308.2 Hearsay Rule
Section 5-1308.3 Hearsay Exceptions; Availability of Declarant Immaterial
Section 5-1308.4 Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable
Section 5-1308.5 Hearsay Within Hearsay
Section 5-1308.6 Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant
ARTICLE I: AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION
Section 5-1309.1 Requirement of Authentication or Identification
Section 5-1309.2 Self-authentication
Section 5-1309.3 Subscribing Witness’ Testimony Unnecessary
ARTICLE J: CONTENTS OF WRITING, RECORDINGS, AND PHOTOGRAPHS
Section 5-1310.1 Definitions
Section 5-1310.2 Requirement of Original
Section 5-1310.3 Admissibility of Duplicates
Section 5-1310.4 Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents
Section 5-1310.5 Public Records
Section 5-1310.6 Summaries
Section 5-1310.7 Testimony or Written Admission of Party
Section 5-1310.8 Functions of Court and Jury
ARTICLE K: MISCELLANEOUS RULES
Section 5-1311.1 Applicability of Rules
Section 5-1311.2 Amendments
CHAPTER 14: CHICKASAW NATION PEACEMAKING COURT (Nanna alphi’sa ishtaa-asha ikbi)
Section 5-1401.1 Short Title
Section 5-1401.2 Creation and Purpose
Section 5-1401.3 Peacemaker of the Court
Section 5-1401.4 Jurisdiction of the Peacemaking Court
Section 5-1401.5 Use of Tribal Traditions and Customary Law
Section 5-1401.6 Limitations of Peacemaker Authority
Section 5-1401.7 Use of Tribal Traditions and Customary Law
Section 5-1401.8 Procedures for Requesting to Transfer as an Existing Action to the Peacemaking Court
Section 5-1401.9 General Provisions
Section 5-1401.10 Procedure in Peacemaking Court
Section 5-1401.11 Form of Agreements and Proposed Orders
Section 5-1401.12 Enforcement of Orders
Section 5-1401.13 Admissibility of Statements Made in Peacemaking Court
Section 5-1401.14 Conduct of a Peacemaker
Section 5-1401.15 Protective Orders
Section 5-1401.16 Method; Basic Rights
Section 5-1401.17 Miscellaneous
CHAPTER 15: CRIMINAL OFFENSES
ARTICLE A: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 5-1501.1 Application
ARTICLE B: CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
Section 5-1502.1 Arson in the First Degree
Section 5-1502.2 Arson in the Second Degree
Section 5-1502.3 Arson in the Third Degree
Section 5-1502.4 Criminal Mischief
Section 5-1502.5 Burglary
Section 5-1502.6 Breaking and Entering
Section 5-1502.7 Criminal Trespass
Section 5-1502.8 Larceny
Section 5-1502.9 Extortion
Section 5-1502.10 False Pretenses
Section 5-1502.11 Embezzlement
Section 5-1502.12 Receiving Stolen Property
Section 5-1502.13 Theft of Property Lost, Mislaid, or Delivered by Mistake
Section 5-1502.14 Theft of Services
Section 5-1502.15 Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle
Section 5-1502.16 Forgery
Section 5-1502.17 Criminal Simulation
Section 5-1502.18 Fraudulent Handling of Recordable Instruments
Section 5-1502.19 Tampering with Records
Section 5-1502.20 Bad Checks
Section 5-1502.21 Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card
Section 5-1502.22 Deceptive Business Practices
Section 5-1502.23 Defrauding Creditors
Section 5-1502.24 Securing Execution of Documents by Deception
Section 5-1502.25 Criminal Usury
Section 5-1502.26 Unlawful Dealing with Property by a Fiduciary
Section 5-1502.27 Making a False Credit Report
ARTICLE C: CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS
Section 5-1503.1 Assault in the First Degree
Section 5-1503.2 Assault in the Second Degree
Section 5-1503.3 Maiming
Section 5-1503.4 Verbal or Written Assault
Section 5-1503.5 Homicide in the First Degree
Section 5-1503.6 Homicide in the Second Degree
Section 5-1503.7 Causing a Suicide
Section 5-1503.8 Aiding or Soliciting a Suicide
Section 5-1503.9 Kidnapping
Section 5-1503.10 False Imprisonment
Section 5-1503.11 Custodial Interference
Section 5-1503.12 Criminal Coercion
Section 5-1503.13 Rape in the First Degree
Section 5-1503.14 Rape in the Second Degree
Section 5-1503.15 Bestiality
Section 5-1503.16 Lewd or Indecent Proposals or Acts as to Child Under 16; Sexual Battery
Section 5-1503.17 Obscene, Threatening or Harassing Telephone Calls
Section 5-1503.18 Stalking
Section 5-1503.19 Robbery.
ARTICLE D: INCHOATE CRIMES
Section 5-1504.1 Attempt
Section 5-1504.2 Criminal Conspiracy
Section 5-1504.3 Solicitation
ARTICLE E: CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE
Section 5-1505.1 Bribery
Section 5-1505.2 Improper Influence in Official Matters
Section 5-1505.3 Retaliation for Past Official Action
Section 5-1505.4 Improper Gifts to Public Servants
Section 5-1505.5 Unofficial Misconduct
Section 5-1505.6 Oppression in Office
Section 5-1505.7 Misusing Public Money
Section 5-1505.8 Perjury in the First Degree
Section 5-1505.9 Perjury in the Second Degree
Section 5-1505.10 Tampering with Witnesses
Section 5-1505.11 Tampering with Evidence
Section 5-1505.12 Tampering with Public Records
Section 5-1505.13 Impersonating a Public Servant
Section 5-1505.14 Obstructing Governmental Function
Section 5-1505.15 False Arrest
Section 5-1505.16 Refusing to Aid an Officer
Section 5-1505.17 Obstructing Justice
Section 5-1505.18 Providing Contraband
Section 5-1505.19 Resisting Lawful Arrest
Section 5-1505.20 Escape
Section 5-1505.21 Bail Jumping
Section 5-1505.22 Failure to Obey a Lawful Order of the Court
Section 5-1505.23 Reserved
Section 5-1505.24 Reserved
Section 5-1505.25 False Alarms
Section 5-1505.26 Doing Business Without a License
Section 5-1505.27 Tampering with Public Property
Section 5-1505.28 Injuring Public Property
Section 5-1505.29 Compensation for Past Official Behavior
Section 5-1505.30 Official Unlawful Action
Section 5-1505.31 Special Influence
Section 5-1505.32 Treason
ARTICLE F: CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELFARE
Section 5-1506.1 Rioting
Section 5-1506.2 Failure to Disperse
Section 5-1506.3 Disorderly Conduct
Section 5-1506.4 Harassment
Section 5-1506.5 Public Nuisance
Section 5-1506.6 Disrupting a Public or Religious Assembly
Section 5-1506.7 Weapons Offense
Section 5-1506.8 Aggravated Weapons Offense
Section 5-1506.9 Dangerous Devices
Section 5-1506.10 Desecration
Section 5-1506.11 Littering
Section 5-1506.12 Abusing a Corpse
Section 5-1506.13 Prostitution
Section 5-1506.14 Spreading Venereal Disease
Section 5-1506.15 Knowingly Engaging in Conduct Reasonably Likely to Transfer HIV
Section 5-1506.16 Obscenity
Section 5-1506.17 Intoxication
Section 5-1506.18 Reserved
Section 5-1506.19 Tobacco Offense
Section 5-1506.20 Abuse of Psychotoxic Chemical Solvents
Section 5-1506.21 Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substances
Section 5-1506.22 Cruelty to Animals
Section 5-1506.23 Livestock Offense
Section 5-1506.24 False Reports
Section 5-1506.25 Emergency Telephone Abuse
Section 5-1506.26 Violation of Privacy
Section 5-1506.27 Criminal Defamation
Section 5-1506.28 Waters Offense
Section 5-1506.29 Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor
Section 5-1506.30 Trafficking in Children
Section 5-1506.31 Curfew Violation
Section 5-1506.32 Fireworks Offense
Section 5-1506.33 Accessory to Animal Attacks
Section 5-1506.34 Definitions
Section 5-1506.35 Possession, Purchase, and Consumption by Person under Twenty-One (21) Years of Age
Section 5-1506.36 Prohibited Sales to Person Under twenty-One Years of Age

TITLE 6. DOMESTIC RELATIONS AND FAMILIES:
CHAPTER 1: MARRIAGE
ARTICLE A: DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
Section 6-101.1 Title
Section 6-101.2 Jurisdiction
Section 6-101.3 Areas of Jurisdiction
Section 6-101.4 Applicable Law
Section 6-101.5 Actions That May Be Brought; Remedies
Section 6-101.6 Definition of Marriage; Common Law Marriage
Section 6-101.7 Consanguinity
Section 6-101.8 Persons Having Capacity to Marry
Section 6-101.9 Marriage Between Persons of Same Gender Not Recognized
Section 6-101.10 Grounds for Divorce
Section 6-101.11 Petition; Summons
Section 6-101.12 Notice of Pendency Contingent upon Service
Section 6-101.13 Special Notice for Actions Pending in Other Courts
Section 6-101.14 Pleadings
Section 6-101.15 Signing of Pleadings
Section 6-101.16 Defense and Objections; When and How Presented; by Pleadings or Motions; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
Section 6-101.17 Reserved
Section 6-101.18 Lost Pleadings
Section 6-101.19 Reserved
Section 6-101.20 Reserved
Section 6-101.21 Reserved
Section 6-101.22 Reserved
Section 6-101.23 Reserved
Section 6-101.24 Reserved
Section 6-101.25 Reserved
Section 6-101.26 Reserved
Section 6-101.27 Summons, Time Limit for Service
Section 6-101.28 Service and Filing of Pleadings and Other Papers
Section 6-101.29 Computation and Enlargement of Time
Section 6-101.30 Legal Newspaper
Section 6-101.31 Answer May Allege Cause; New Matters Verified by Affidavit
Section 6-101.32 Petition for Divorce to Allege Causes Following Language of Statute Without Statement of Facts; Bill of Particulars
Section 6-101.33 Divorce, Separate Maintenance and Annulment Cases; Delayed Final Orders; Waivers; Exceptions
Section 6-101.34 Reserved
Section 6-101.35 Proceeding for Disposition of Actions with Minor Children
Section 6-101.36 Reserved
Section 6-101.37 Best Interest of Child Considered in Awarding Custody or Appointing Guardian - Joint Custody - Plan - Mediation
Section 6-101.38 Custody of Child during Separation Without Divorce
Section 6-101.39 Determination of Paternity, Custody and Child Support
Section 6-101.40 Reserved
Section 6-101.41 Presumption that Man is the Natural Father
Section 6-101.42 Persons Entitled to Dispute Presumption - Time Limit
Section 6-101.43 Establishment of Paternity by Child
Section 6-101.44 Orders Concerning Property, Children, Support and Expenses
Section 6-101.45 Policy for Equal Access to the Minor Children by Parents
Section 6-101.46 Indirect Contempt for Disobeying Property Division Orders
Section 6-101.47 Order to Provide Minimum Visitation for Noncustodial Parent; Violation of Order
Section 6-101.48 Reserved.
Section 6-101.49 Enforcement of Visitation Rights of Noncustodial Parent
Section 6-101.50 Child Support Enforcement Department Recognized; Duties
Section 6-101.51 Care, Custody and Support of Minor Children
Section 6-101.52 Reserved
Section 6-101.53 Evidence of Domestic Abuse Considered - Rebuttable Presumption
Section 6-101.54 Preference of Child Considered in Custody or Visitation Actions
Section 6-101.55 Interest on Delinquent Child Support and Judgments for Support
Section 6-101.56 Restoration of Maiden or Former Name; Alimony; Property Division
Section 6-101.57 Separate Property
Section 6-101.58 Divorce Dissolves Marriage Contract and Bars Property Claims; Exception for Actual Fraud
Section 6-101.59 Unlawful to Marry Within 6 Months from Date of Divorce Decree; Penalty for Remarriage and Cohabitation; Appeal
Section 6-101.60 Reserved
Section 6-101.61 Remarriage as Ground for Annulment
Section 6-101.62 Time When Judgment is Final in Divorce; Appeal
Section 6-101.63 Action to Void Marriage Due to Incapacity
Section 6-101.64 Alimony Without Divorce
Section 6-101.65 Evidence in Divorce or Alimony Actions
Section 6-101.66 Residency in Divorce Action
Section 6-101.67 Reserved
Section 6-101.68 Dissolution of Divorce Decree
Section 6-101.69 Alimony Payments; Termination; Modification
Section 6-101.70 Reserved
Section 6-101.71 Reserved
Section 6-101.72 Past Due Support Payments as Judgment; Arrearage Payment Schedule
Section 6-101.73 Costs in Child Support Enforcement Cases
Section 6-101.74 Reserved
Section 6-101.75 Contracts Altering Legal Relations Not Allowed; Exceptions
Section 6-101.76 Mutual Consent as Consideration
Section 6-101.77 Husband and Wife; Joint Tenants, Tenants in Common or Community Property; Separate Property; Inventory and Filing
Section 6-101.78 Liability for Acts and Debts of the Other Spouse; Curtesy and Dower Not Allowed at Death
Section 6-101.79 Reserved
Section 6-101.80 Reserved
Section 6-101.81 Reserved
Section 6-101.82 Reserved
Section 6-101.83 Reserved
Section 6-101.84 Reserved
Section 6-101.85 Ex parte Orders; Writs of Habeas Corpus
Section 6-101.86 Jurisdiction Asserted in More than One Venue
Section 6-101.87 Reciprocity
Section 6-101.88 Registration of Foreign Determination of Child Custody
Section 6-101.89 Enforcement
Section 6-101.90 Child Support
ARTICLE B: CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES
Section 6-102.1 Purpose
Section 6-102.2 Child Support Orders to Include Provision for Income Assignment - Voluntary Income Assignment
Section 6-102.3 Child Support Orders to Include Provision for Health Insurance and Day Care Expenses
Section 6-102.4 Security or Bond for Payment of Child Support
Section 6-102.5 Modification, Suspension or Termination of Income Assignment Order
Section 6-102.6 Child Support Guidelines
Section 6-102.7 Dependent Minor Child
Section 6-102.8 Reserved
Section 6-102.9 Reserved
Section 6-102.10 Child Support Guideline Schedule
Section 6-102.11 Reserved
Section 6-102.12 Child Support Computation Form
Section 6-102.13 Children not Otherwise Considered
ARTICLE C: MARRIAGE CEREMONIES
Section 6-103.1 Title
Section 6-103.2 Definition of Marriage
Section 6-103.3 Consanguinity
Section 6-103.4 Persons Having Capacity to Marry
Section 6-103.5 Marriage Between Persons of Same Gender Not Recognized
Section 6-103.6 Marriage License Requirement
Section 6-103.7 Issuance and Validity of Marriage License
Section 6-103.8 Contents of License; Time of Return
Section 6-103.9 Performance or Solemnization of Marriages; Witnesses
Section 6-103.10 Endorsement and Return of Marriage License
Section 6-103.11 Record of Application, License and Certificate; Book
Section 6-103.12 Additional Evidence to Determine Legal Capacity Before Issuance of Marriage License
Section 6-103.13 Penalty for Solemnizing Unlawful Marriage
Section 6-103.14 Unlawfully Issuing Marriage License, Concealing Record or Performing Marriage Ceremony; Penalty
Section 6-103.15 Unlawful Solicitation Of Performance of Marriage Ceremony
Section 6-103.16 Punishment for Violation of Act
Section 6-103.17 Unlawful Sale of Papers Relating to Marriage Licenses; Penalty
Section 6-103.18 Injunction Restraining Violation of Act
CHAPTER 2: DEPRIVED CHILDREN
ARTICLE A: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 6-201.1 Purpose
Section 6-201.2 Indian Child Welfare
Section 6-201.3 Title IV-E Federal Funding for Child Welfare Services
Section 6-201.4 Definitions
Section 6-201.5 Jurisdiction for Deprived Child Proceedings Originating in the Chickasaw Nation District Court
Section 6-201.6 Written Consent to Jurisdiction
Section 6-201.7 Child Welfare Transfers from Another Court
Section 6-201.8 Child Welfare Transfers to Tribal or State Court
Section 6-201.9 Placement Preferences
Section 6-201.10 Extended Family Defined
Section 6-201.11 Notice of Legal Rights
Section 6-201.12 Prosecutor Duties
Section 6-201.13 Procedure
Section 6-201.14 Reasonable Efforts
Section 6-201.15 Hearings
Section 6-201.16 Court Reports
Section 6-201.17 Confidential Records
Section 6-201.18 Inspection of Court Records
Section 6-201.19 Search Warrants for the Protection of Children
Section 6-201.20 Issuance and Return of Search Warrant
Section 6-201.21 Expiration of Search Warrant
Section 6-201.22 Appeals
Section 6-201.23 Voluntary Foster Care Authorized
Section 6-201.24 Multi-Disciplinary Team
Section 6-201.25 Members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team
Section 6-201.26 Duties of the Multi-Disciplinary Team
ARTICLE B: CHILD ABUSE REPORTING
Section 6-202.1 Persons Required to Report Child Abuse or Child Neglect
Section 6-202.2 Evidence of Abuse
Section 6-202.3 Immunity from Liability
Section 6-202.4 Reporting Procedures
Section 6-202.5 Central Registry
Section 6-202.6 Confidentiality of Child Abuse Reporting
ARTICLE C: PROTECTIVE AND EMERGENCY CUSTODY
Section 6-203.1 Protective Custody
Section 6-203.2 Emergency Custody
Section 6-203.3 Show Cause Hearing
Section 6-203.4 Placement of the Child
Section 6-203.5 Duration of Emergency Custody Order
Section 6-203.6 Paramount Concern
ARTICLE D: ADJUDICATION
Section 6-204.1 Prosecutor Intake
Section 6-204.2 Petition Contents
Section 6-204.3 Petition Form
Section 6-204.4 Paternity
Section 6-204.5 Summons
Section 6-204.6 When Summons Unnecessary
Section 6-204.7 Additional Parties to Be Summoned
Section 6-204.8 Service of Summons
Section 6-204.9 Failure to Appear
Section 6-204.10 Appointment of Counsel
Section 6-204.11 Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem
Section 6-204.12 Duties of the Guardian Ad Litem
Section 6-204.13 Compensation of the Guardian Ad Litem
Section 6-204.14 Adjudication Hearing
Section 6-204.15 Alternative Method of Testimony for a Child under the Age of Thirteen Years
Section 6-204.16 Hearsay Statements of a Child under the Age of Thirteen Years
Section 6-204.17 Sustaining Petition
Section 6-204.18 Appeal
Section 6-204.19 Continuing Jurisdiction
Section 6-204.20 Dismissal of Petition
Section 6-204.21 Diversion by Consent Decree
ARTICLE E: DISPOSITION
Section 6-205.1 Disposition Hearing
Section 6-205.2 Disposition Hearing Purpose
Section 6-205.3 Disposition Hearing Procedures
Section 6-205.4 Medical Examination
Section 6-205.5 Modifications
Section 6-205.6 Orders for Child Support
Section 6-205.7 Additional Orders
Section 6-205.8 Individualized Service Plan
Section 6-205.9 Traditional Custodians’ and Grandparents’ Rights Following Disposition
ARTICLE F: PERMANENCY PLANNING, REASONABLE EFFORTS AND REVIEWS
Section 6-206.1 Permanency Planning Review Hearings
Section 6-206.2 Concurrent Permanency Planning
Section 6-206.3 Reasonable Efforts Not Required in Certain Cases
Section 6-206.4 Reports
Section 6-206.5 Evidence for Permanency Planning Reviews
Section 6-206.6 Permanency Planning Review Orders
ARTICLE G: TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
Section 6-207.1 Petition for Termination of Parental Rights
Section 6-207.2 Summons
Section 6-207.3 Appointment of Counsel
Section 6-207.4 Jury Trial
Section 6-207.5 Criteria for Termination
Section 6-207.6 Expert Testimony
Section 6-207.7 Effect of Termination of Parental Rights
Section 6-207.8 Appeals from Termination of Parental Rights
Section 6-207.9 Review Following Termination of Parental Rights
Section 6-207.10 Traditional Custodians and Grandparents’ Rights Following Termination
Section 6-207.11 Failure of Parental Rights to Be Terminated at Trial
ARTICLE H: FOSTER CARE
Section 6-208.1 Responsibility
Section 6-208.2 Confidentiality
Section 6-208.3 Income of Tribal Resource Parents
Section 6-208.4 Responsibilities of Tribal Resource Parents
Section 6-208.5 Notice Given to Tribal Resource Parents
Section 6-208.6 Standards for Foster Homes, Child Care Institutions, and Adoptive Homes
CHAPTER 3: DELINQUENT CHILDREN
ARTICLE A: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 6-301.1 Purpose
Section 6-301.2 Establishment
Section 6-301.3 Definitions
Section 6-301.4 Jurisdiction
Section 6-301.5 Procedure
Section 6-301.6 Parental Responsibilities
Section 6-301.7 Parental Non-Compliance
Section 6-301.8 Jury Trials
Section 6-301.9 Hearings
ARTICLE B: CONFIDENTIAL RECORDS
Section 6-302.1 Confidential Court Records
Section 6-302.2 Identity Confidential
Section 6-302.3 Publication of Identity Prohibited
Section 6-302.4 Inspection of Court Records
Section 6-302.5 Expungement of Records
Section 6-302.6 Law Enforcement Records
ARTICLE C: WARRANTS AND FAILURE TO APPEAR
Section 6-303.1 Search Warrant
Section 6-303.2 Issuance and Return of Search Warrant
Section 6-303.3 Expiration of Search Warrant
Section 6-303.4 Failure to Appear after Warrant
ARTICLE D: INTERROGATION AND ADMISSIBILITY
Section 6-304.1 Advisement of Rights
Section 6-304.2 Conduct of Custodial Interrogations
Section 6-304.3 Inadmissible Statements and Derivative Evidence
Section 6-304.4 Other Statements
Section 6-304.5 Factors Relating to Admissibility
ARTICLE E: POLICE CUSTODY
Section 6-305.1 Taking Children into Police Custody
Section 6-305.2 Notification of Parents
Section 6-305.3 Detention Prior to Initial Appearance Hearing
Section 6-305.4 Release of Child in Police Custody
Section 6-305.5 Extension of Detention Period
Section 6-305.6 Detention and Shelter
Section 6-305.7 Authorization for Medical Treatment
ARTICLE F: INITIAL APPEARANCE
Section 6-306.1 Initial Appearance Hearing
ARTICLE G: ADJUDICATION
Section 6-307.1 Prosecutor Intake
Section 6-307.2 Deferred Prosecution
Section 6-307.3 Petition Form
Section 6-307.4 Delinquent Child Petition
Section 6-307.5 Summons
Section 6-307.6 When Summons Unnecessary
Section 6-307.7 Additional Parties to Be Summoned
Section 6-307.8 Service of Summons
Section 6-307.9 Failure to Appear after Summons
Section 6-307.10 Adjudication Hearing
Section 6-307.11 Dismissal of Petition
Section 6-307.12 Sustaining Petition
Section 6-307.13 Temporary Orders
Section 6-307.14 Medical Examination
ARTICLE H: DISPOSITION
Section 6-308.1 Disposition Hearing
Section 6-308.2 Disposition Hearing Procedures
Section 6-308.3 Treatment Plan
Section 6-308.4 Continuance
Section 6-308.5 Order of Protection
Section 6-308.6 Delinquent Child Disposition
Section 6-308.7 Modification of Disposition Hearing Orders
Section 6-308.8 Review Hearings
Section 6-308.9 New Hearing Authorized
Section 6-308.10 Continuing Jurisdiction
Section 6-308.11 Appeals
ARTICLE I: JUVENILE PROBATION
Section 6-309.1 Probation Powers of the Court
Section 6-309.2 Violations of Probation
CHAPTER 4: ADOPTION
Section 6-401.1 Purpose of Adoptions
Section 6-401.2 Definitions
Section 6-401.3 Jurisdiction over Adoptions
Section 6-401.4 Types of Adoptions
Section 6-401.5 Administration of Title IV-E Adoption Assistance Program
Section 6-401.6 Eligibility to Adopt by Statutory Process
Section 6-401.7 Petition for Adoption
Section 6-401.8 Consent to Statutory Adoption
Section 6-401.9 Voluntary Relinquishment
Section 6-401.10 Effect of Termination of Parent-Child Relationship
Section 6-401.11 Consents and Relinquishments Executed in another Jurisdiction
Section 6-401.12 When Consent Is Unnecessary
Section 6-401.13 Notice for Adoptions without Consent
Section 6-401.14 Consent of Child
Section 6-401.15 Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem
Section 6-401.16 Home Study Report
Section 6-401.17 Waiver of Home Study Report
Section 6-401.18 Temporary Custody Order Pending Adoption
Section 6-401.19 Preparation of Health, Social, Educational and Genetic History Report
Section 6-401.20 Denial of Adoption Petition for Certain Felony Offenses
Section 6-401.21 Adoption Hearing
Section 6-401.22 Report and Final Decree of Adoption
Section 6-401.23 Contents of Final Decree of Adoption
Section 6-401.24 Effect of Final Decree of Statutory Adoption
Section 6-401.25 Open Adoptions
Section 6-401.26 Records and Hearings Confidential
Section 6-401.27 Certificates of Adoption
Section 6-401.28 Adoption of Adults
Section 6-401.29 Appeals
CHAPTER 5: GUARDIANSHIPS AND CONSERVATORSHIPS, CHILDREN AND INCOMPETENTS
Section 6-501.1 Short Title
Section 6-501.2 Purpose
Section 6-501.3 Jurisdiction
Section 6-501.4 Applicable Law
Section 6-501.5 Reserved
Section 6-501.6 Definition of Guardian.
Section 6-501.7 Definition of Ward
Section 6-501.8 Classifications of Guardians
Section 6-501.9 General and Limited Guardians
Section 6-501.10 Appointment of Special Guardian
Section 6-501.11 Definitions
Section 6-501.12 Applicability of Act; Power of Appointment; Not a Limitation of Parental Rights
Section 6-501.13 Appointment of Guardian; Exclusive Jurisdiction
Section 6-501.14 Jurisdiction of Court over Guardians and Guardianship Proceedings
Section 6-501.15 Venue for Guardianship Proceedings
Section 6-501.16 Judge May Act at Chambers or in Court; Practice
Section 6-501.17 Guardians Ad Litem Not Affected
Section 6-501.18 Guardian of Property of Person Not Residing Within the Chickasaw Nation
Section 6-501.19 Guardian Powers
Section 6-501.20 Power of Guardian Over the Person; Change of Ward’s Abode; Power of Limited Guardians
Section 6-501.21 Duties of Guardian of the Property; Powers; Fiduciary Duty
Section 6-501.22 Confidential Information
Section 6-501.23 Guardianship Letters
Section 6-501.24 Reserved
Section 6-501.25 Time Computation
Section 6-501.26 Appointment of Guardian of Minor
Section 6-501.27 Guardian Nominations
Section 6-501.28 Nomination and Appointment By Minor; Age of Minor
Section 6-501.29 Preference Order for Custody or Guardianship
Section 6-501.30 Minor at 14 Years of Age May Nominate Guardian Subject to Approval of Court
Section 6-501.31 Appointment of Guardian when Minor has Attained 14 Years of Age
Section 6-501.32 Appointment of Parents as Guardians
Section 6-501.33 Appointed Guardian in Charge of Education
Section 6-501.34 Expenses of Education and Maintenance of Minor may be Defrayed out of Minor’s Property
Section 6-501.35 Appointment Conditions
Section 6-501.36 Investments in Life Insurance
Section 6-501.37 Contracts
Section 6-501.38 Guardian; Agent of Company; Commissions
Section 6-501.39 When Power of Guardian Appointed for Minor Ceases
Section 6-501.40 Minor Ward at Majority; Release of
Section 6-501.41 Discharge of Guardian by Court
Section 6-501.42 Estate of Minors Not Exceeding $10,000; Estate of Minors Exceeding $10,000; Disposition
Section 6-501.43 Appointment of Guardian Petition
Section 6-501.44 Nomination of Guardian by Person 18 Years of Age; Priorities of Nominations
Section 6-501.45 Nomination of Guardian or Limited Guardian by Will for Incapacitated Person
Section 6-501.46 Priorities for Selection of Guardian or Limited Guardian; Appointment of Organization; Inquiry as to Suitability of Guardian; Appointment of Public Agency
Section 6-501.47 Nominee Unable or Unwilling to Serve
Section 6-501.48 Rights of Incapacitated or Partially Incapacitated Person; Confidentiality; Relief from Costs and Fees; Record
Section 6-501.49 Vulnerable Adults
Section 6-501.50 Appointment of Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem; Explanation and Inquiry by Court if Subject not Represented; Record
Section 6-501.51 Evaluations of Subject of Proceeding in Connection with Proceeding
Section 6-501.52 Petitions for Guardians of Incapacitated or Partially Incapacitated Persons; Notice
Section 6-501.53 Notice of Hearing on Petition Requesting Appointment of Guardian for  Incapacitated or Partially Incapacitated Person
Section 6-501.54 Guardian Appointed; When
Section 6-501.55 Contents of Order Appointing Guardian; Specific Determinations Regarding Capacity; Guardianship Plan
Section 6-501.56 Assignment of Powers and Duties to Limited Guardian; Creation of Limited Guardianship; Limitation or Specification of Assets
Section 6-501.57 Appointment of Special Guardian in Certain Instances; Notice; Powers; Duration; Bond; Removal
Section 6-501.58 Proceedings to Determine Restoration to Capacity
Section 6-501.59 Guardian of Incompetent; Discharge; Presumed Competent
Section 6-501.60 Duties and Powers of Guardian or Limited Guardian; Diligent and Good Faith Performance of Duties and Powers; Termination of Guardianship
Section 6-501.61 Proposed Guardianship Plan for Care and Treatment of Ward
Section 6-501.62 Duty to Keep Property of Ward Safe; Fiduciary Duties
Section 6-501.63 Plans for Management of Financial Resources of Ward; Form
Section 6-501.64 Homestead of Incapacitated or Partially Incapacitated Person; Sale or Lease by Guardian Authorized
Section 6-501.65 Sale or Lease Procedure; Joinder by Spouse
Section 6-501.66 Applicable Only to Homestead; Cumulative
Section 6-501.67 Estates of Incapacitated or Partially Incapacitated Persons not Exceeding $10,000; Disposition
Section 6-501.68 Establishment of Conservatorship by Reason of Physical Disability; Consent; Notice; Hearing
Section 6-501.69 Appointment of Conservator After Full Hearing and Examination; Consent
Section 6-501.70 Ineligibility
Section 6-501.71 Conservator’s Powers and Duties; Jurisdiction
Section 6-501.72 Discharge and Accounting
Section 6-501.73 Compensation
Section 6-501.74 Subsequent Appointment of Guardian of Said Ward
Section 6-501.75 Limitation on Power to Contract
Section 6-501.76 Effect on Prior Conservatorships
Section 6-501.77 Appointment of Guardian of More than Five Wards Prohibited; Exceptions
Section 6-501.78 Violations; Punishment
Section 6-501.79 Disqualification by Financial Relations with Judge; Removal of Ineligible Guardians; Liability for Continuing to Act; Removal of Judge
Section 6-501.80 Eligibility of Non-residents; Foreign Trust Companies; Domestic Corporations or Trust Companies
Section 6-501.81 Inquiry to Determine Whether Person is Suitable to Serve as Guardian
Section 6-501.82 Guardian’s Bond; Letters to Issue on Filing
Section 6-501.83 Petition Requesting for Further Security; Suspension of Powers; Order
Section 6-501.84 Court May Require New Bond; Discharging Securities
Section 6-501.85 Bonds to be Preserved; Breach of Condition; Actions on Bonds
Section 6-501.86 Statute of Limitation of Action; Effect of Liability
Section 6-501.87 Inventory and Account of Ward’s Estate
Section 6-501.88 Account Settlement And Allowance; Reports; Consolidation of Reports; Accounting Information
Section 6-501.89 Account Rendered by Two or More Joint Guardians
Section 6-501.90 Report on Guardianship of Incapacitated or Partially Incapacitated Person
Section 6-501.91 Contents of Report on Guardianship or Limited Guardianship of Property of Ward
Section 6-501.92 Mailing of Copies of Annual Report Upon Filing; Hearing; Report Without Notice; Compensation; New Bond; Appointment of Counsel to Represent Ward
Section 6-501.93 Applications to Court for Relief; Contents for Application; Notice and Hearing; Order; Appointment of Counsel; Joinder; Evaluation of Ward; Hearing Without Notice
Section 6-501.94 Compensation of Guardians
Section 6-501.95 Joint Guardians; Compensation
Section 6-501.96 Attorney Fees
Section 6-501.97 Costs; Guardian to Approve Minor Entering Armed Services
Section 6-501.98 Appointing More than One Guardian; Bond
Section 6-501.99 Two or More Guardians
Section 6-501.100 Death of One of Two or More Guardians
Section 6-501.101 Nonresident Ward’s Guardian; Notice
Section 6-501.102 Powers of Nonresident Guardian
Section 6-501.103 Jurisdiction of First Appointment
Section 6-501.104 Bond of Guardian of Nonresident
Section 6-501.105 Removal or Impairing Right of Ward to Property
Section 6-501.106 Removal Application; Contents; Requirements
Section 6-501.107 Order for Discharge of Personal Representation or Local Guardian
Section 6-501.108 Payment of Just Debts
Section 6-501.109 Collection and Settlement of Accounts; Appearance for Ward
Section 6-501.110 Discharge and Release
Section 6-501.111 Estate Management; Income Applied to Maintenance and Support of Ward; Sale of Realty
Section 6-501.112 Credit in Settlement for Maintenance and Support of Ward; Payment by Third Person
Section 6-501.113 Execution of Waivers or Contents for Wards
Section 6-501.114 Authorization to Invest the Proceeds of Sales and Money in Estate
Section 6-501.115 Investment of Monies Belonging to Estates; Purchase of Homesteads for Incapacitated or Partially Incapacitated Persons
Section 6-501.116 When Income of Estate is Insufficient for Maintenance
Section 6-501.117 Sale of Property
Section 6-501.118 Proceeds of Sale to be Applied for Certain Purposes; Investment; Maintenance
Section 6-501.119 Petition; Facts and Circumstances
Section 6-501.120 Sale of Ward’s Property; Hearing; Notice Order
Section 6-501.121 Mailing or Publication of Order; Waiver of Notice
Section 6-501.122 Hearing Petition upon Order
Section 6-501.123 Partition of Real Estate
Section 6-501.124 Personal Representatives may Sell Oil, Gas and Mining Leases
Section 6-501.125 Guardian May be Examined; Witnesses
Section 6-501.126 Award of Costs to Prevailing Party on Objection
Section 6-501.127 Order for Sale Either Public or Private.
Section 6-501.128 Sale Bond by Guardian
Section 6-501.129 Sales Governed by Same Law as in Estates of Decedents
Section 6-501.130 Time Expiration on Order of Sale
Section 6-501.131 Terms of Sale; Security
Section 6-501.132 Time Limitation of Action for Recovery of Estate Sold; Disability and Removal Thereof
Section 6-501.133 Exchange of Property Held by Wards or Wards in Common; Notice
Section 6-501.134 Perishable Property Sale; Report; Determination of Perishability.
Section 6-501.135 Legalization of Former Leases
Section 6-501.136 Causes for Removal of Guardians.
Section 6-501.137 Power of Guardian Suspension upon Certain Factors; Effect of Marriage of Incapacitated or Partially Incapacitated Person.
Section 6-501.138 Removal or Resignation of Guardian
Section 6-501.139 Discharge of Unnecessary Guardianship
Section 6-501.140 Distribution of Personal Property of Intestate Ward
Section 6-501.141 Civil Liability of Guardians or Petitioners; Damages; Willful or Malicious Filing of False Petition or Application
Section 6-501.142 Concealment or Embezzlement Citation
Section 6-501.143 Report of Abuse of Incapacitated Person of Minor; Failure to Report; Immunity from Liability; False Report
CHAPTER 6: RIGHTS OF MAJORITY AND CHANGES OF NAMES
ARTICLE A: RIGHTS OF MAJORITY
Section 6-601.1 Procedure to Confer Rights of Majority; Petition; Jurisdiction and Venue; Decree
Section 6-601.2 Procedure to Confer Rights of Majority; Decree
Section 6-601.3 Notice of Hearing; Certified Mail and by Publication in Newspaper
ARTICLE B: CHANGES OF NAMES
Section 6-602.1 Right to Petition for Change of Name
Section 6-602.2 Contents of Petition
Section 6-602.3 Notice of Filing
Section 6-602.4 Sworn Evidence
Section 6-602.5 Judgment
Section 6-602.6 Fraudulent Use of Judgment
Section 6-602.7 Concurrent Jurisdiction
CHAPTER 7: ELDERLY (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 8: DECEDENT'S ESTATES AND TRUSTS (RESERVED)

TITLE 7. EDUCATION:
CHAPTER 1: SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Section 7-101.1 Summer School Project
CHAPTER 2: SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Section 7-201.1 Title
Section 7-201.2 Effective Date
Section 7-201.3 Purpose
Section 7-201.4 Education Programs to be Administered by Tribal Policy

TITLE 8. ELECTIONS AND CAMPAIGNS:
CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 8-100.1 Purpose
Section 8-100.2 Definitions
Section 8-100.3 Ceremony
Section 8-100.4 Reserved
CHAPTER 2: CANDIDATES, FILING AND ADVERTISING
Section 8-200.1 Requirements of Office
Section 8-200.2 Employees of the Nation
Section 8-200.3 Filing Period
Section 8-200.4 Filing Fee; Voter Lists
Section 8-200.5 Reserved
Section 8-200.6 Activities Report
Section 8-200.7 Use of Voter Lists
Section 8-200.8 Elective Office Vacancies
Section 8-200.9 Challenge to Candidacy
Section 8-200.10 Hearing Challenge, Decision
Section 8-200.11 Appeal
CHAPTER 3: VOTING REGISTRATION AND RIGHTS
Section 8-300.1 Eligibility to Vote, Application for Registration
Section 8-300.2 Voter Registration
Section 8-300.3 Voter Registration Closing Date
Section 8-300.4 Resident and Non-resident Registration.
Section 8-300.5 Reserved
Section 8-300.6 Reserved
Section 8-300.7 Challenge to Voter Registration; Eligibility, When Made, Hearing and Decision
Section 8-300.8 Final Decision
CHAPTER 4: CONDUCT OF AN ELECTION
Section 8-400.1 Mail Ballots
Section 8-400.2 Ballot Mailing to Voters
Section 8-400.3 Return Date
Section 8-400.4 No Ballot When No Contest
Section 8-400.5 Candidates on Ballots
Section 8-400.6 Printing on Ballots
Section 8-400.7 Inner Envelope Information
Section 8-400.8 Outer Envelope Information, Return Envelope
Section 8-400.9 Marking Ballots
Section 8-400.10 Invalid Ballots
Section 8-400.11 Undeliverable Ballots.
Section 8-400.12 Ballot Counting
Section 8-400.13 Single Ballot Cast
Section 8-400.14 Outer Envelope Signature
Section 8-400.15 Tally Results
Section 8-400.16 Preservation of Ballots
Section 8-400.17 Preservation Period
Section 8-400.18 Certification of Election Returns
Section 8-400.19 Permission to be Present/Leave Room
Section 8-400.20 Appointment of Watchers
Section 8-400.21 Watcher Eligibility
Section 8-400.22 Watcher Freedom
Section 8-400.23 No Vote Counting
Section 8-400.24 Watcher Objection
Section 8-400.25 Watcher Secrecy
Section 8-400.26 Runoff Election
Section 8-400.27 Runoff Election Procedures
Section 8-400.28 Recount Period
Section 8-400.29 Recount Procedures
Section 8-400.30 Recount Fee
Section 8-400.31 Reserved
CHAPTER 5: SPECIAL ELECTIONS
Section 8-500.1 Special Election Procedures and Regulations
Section 8-500.2 Dates
CHAPTER 6: INITIATIVE PETITIONS
Section 8-600.1 Purpose
Section 8-600.2 Filing, Notice
Section 8-600.3 Action Upon Petition
Section 8-600.4 Conduct of Election
CHAPTER 7: RECALL ELECTIONS
Section 8-700.1 General Provisions
Section 8-700.2 Action Upon Petition
Section 8-700.3 Conduct of Recall Elections
CHAPTER 8: CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ELECTIONS
Section 8-800.1 Methods for Amending Constitution
Section 8-800.2 Action Upon Petition
Section 8-800.3 Conduct of Election
Section 8-800.4 Approval of Amendments
CHAPTER 9: MISCELLANEOUS ELECTION REGULATIONS
Section 8-900.1 Use of Tribal Assets Prohibited
Section 8-900.2 Penalties for Improper Use of Tribal Assets; Enforcement
CHAPTER 10: CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES
Section 8-1000.1 Definitions
Section 8-1000.2 Disclosure of Campaign Contributions
Section 8-1000.3 Disclosure Statements
Section 8-1000.4 Duty to Report
Section 8-1000.5 Failure to File Reports; Inaccurate Reports
Section 8-1000.6 Reserved
Section 8-1000.7 Penalties for Failure to File Reports; Inaccurate Reports; Enforcement
Section 8-1000.8 Appeals
CHAPTER 11: BALLOT QUESTIONS - RULES AND PROCEDURES
Section 8-1100.1 Purpose
Section 8-1100.2 Intended Scope
Section 8-1100.3 Requirements for Items to Appear on Ballot

TITLE 9. ENTERPRISES (TRIBAL):
CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 2: HOSPITALITY ENTERPRISES (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 3: COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES (RESERVED)

TITLE 10. FINANCE AND TAXATION:
CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 10-101.1 Reserved
Section 10-101.2 Need Exists
Section 10-101.3 Authority
Section 10-101.4 Definitions
Section 10-101.5 Approved Depositories Required
Section 10-101.6 Fiduciary Delegated
Section 10-101.7 Secured Deposits Required
Section 10-101.8 Judgment Funds Investment
Section 10-101.9 Trust Funds Investment
Section 10-101.10 Invested Funds
Section 10-101.11 Contractual and Fiduciary Funds
Section 10-101.12 Recognized Accounting Standards
Section 10-101.13 Monthly Financial Statements
Section 10-101.14 Records Retention Program
Section 10-101.15 Verified Claims
Section 10-101.16 Claim Processing Policies
Section 10-101.17 Imprest Funds
Section 10-101.18 Change Fund
Section 10-101.19 Audits Performed by CPA
CHAPTER 2: BUDGETING AND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 10-201.1 Appropriations Not Required.
Section 10-201.2 Consolidated Governmental Budget Formulation
Section 10-201.3 Department Budget Authority
Section 10-201.4 Development Budget
Section 10-201.5 Legislative Review of Budget
Section 10-201.6 Public Hearings
Section 10-201.7 Conduct of Hearings
Section 10-201.8 Testimony at Hearings
Section 10-201.9 Testimony from the Executive Department
Section 10-201.10 Testimony Allowed
Section 10-201.11 Questioning of Witnesses
Section 10-201.12 Conclusion of Hearing
Section 10-201.13 Finalization of Hearing Record
CHAPTER 3: BONDS AND INDEBTEDNESS
Section 10-301.1 Officials and Employees Bonds, Required
Section 10-301.2 Bonds Purchased from Licensed Company
Section 10-301.3 Credit Extension Authorized
Section 10-301.4 Limited Waiver of Sovereignty, How Authorized
CHAPTER 4: INDIAN PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 5: SALES TAX (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 6: OTHER TRIBAL TAXES AND FEES
ARTICLE A: MOTOR FUEL TAX
Repealed: (PR13-17, 8/16/96)
ARTICLE B: GAMING TAX
Section 10-602.1 Title
Section 10-602.2 Findings
Section 10-602.3 Definitions
Section 10-602.4 Authority, Amendment of Prior Law
Section 10-602.5 Tax rate Established
Section 10-602.6 Effective Immediately
Section 10-602.7 Repeal of Conflicting Law
CHAPTER 7: TAX COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT (RESERVED)

TITLE 11. FISH, GAME AND ANIMALS:
CHAPTER 1: ANIMALS
Section 11-101 Title
Section 11-102 Findings
Section 11-103 Definitions
Section 11-104 Establishment of the wildlife commission
Section 11-105 Ceremonial permits - game and non-game
Section 11-106 Licenses, as defined
Section 11-107 Sportsman's responsibilities
Section 11-108 Proper courts/penalties
Section 11-109 Destruction of habitat. (Old Chickasaw law - 1876)
Section 11-110 Feral/stray dogs and cats
Section 11-111 Chickasaw authority/jurisdiction
Section 11-112 Game birds - nest/eggs
Section 11-113 Crossbow exemption
Section 11-114 Hunter harassment
Section 11-115 Predator and rodent control
Section 11-116 Turtles - frogs - reptiles
Section 11-117 Falconry/raptors
Section 11-118 Upland game
Section 11-119 Non-migratory game birds
Section 11-120 Deer - tribally owned land requires special permit
Section 11-121 Feral hogs
Section 11-122 Furbearer regulations
Section 11-123 Possession of fur and animal parts
Section 11-124 Posting signs
Section 11-125 Fishing regulations
Section 11-126 Illegal devices
Section 11-127 Stocking of private ponds
Section 11-128 (Vacant)
Section 11-129 Migratory bird hunting and conservation stamp
Section 11-130 Migratory game birds
Section 11-131 (Vacant)
Section 11-132 (Vacant)
Section 11-133 Possession of feathers and skin
Section 11-134 (Vacant)
Section 11-135 Liquor in hunting and fishing camps
Aboriginal rights notes
Addendum
CHAPTER 2: FISHING
See Chapter 1, this Title
CHAPTER 3: HUNTING
See Chapter 1, this Title
CHAPTER 4: CONSERVATION AND WILDLIFE
See Chapter 1, this Title

TITLE 12. GOVERNOR:
CHAPTER 1:GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 12-101.1 Governor, Lieutenant Governor
Section 12-101.2 Powers and Duties
CHAPTER 2: APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL OF OFFICERS
Section 12-201.1 Purpose
Section 12-201.2 Title
Section 12-201.3 Findings
Section 12-201.4 Definitions
Section 12-201.5 Authority
Section 12-201.6 Application of Chapter
Section 12-201.7 Appointments, Confirmation by Legislature
Section 12-201.8 Removal of Appointees, Grounds
Section 12-201.9 Removal Procedure, Notice
Section 12-201.10 Resignations
CHAPTER 3: LEGISLATION (RESERVED)

TITLE 13. HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES:
CHAPTER 1: PUBLIC HEALTH
Section 13-101.1 Intent to Operate Ada Service Unit
Section 13-101.2 Authorization for Compact and Annual Funding Agreement
Section 13-101.3 Authorization for Expenditure of Funds - Prescription Drugs
CHAPTER 2: PUBLIC AND PRIVATE NUISANCES (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 3: FOOD AND MILK REGULATIONS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 4: SOCIAL SERVICES (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 5: CULTURAL SERVICES (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 6: RECREATIONAL SERVICES (RESERVED)

TITLE 14: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:
CHAPTER 1: EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES AND WORKING CONDITIONS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 2: JOB TRAINING (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 3: LABOR RELATIONS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 4: WORKERS COMPENSATION (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 5: EMPLOYMENT SECURITY/COMPENSATION (RESERVED)

TITLE 15. LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES:
CHAPTER 1: TRIBAL LANDS AND LAND MANAGEMENT
ARTICLE A: TRIBAL BUILDINGS AND BUILDING MANAGEMENT
Section 15-101.1 Chickasaw Council House Lease
Section 15-101.2 Chickasaw Nation Jail Lease
ARTICLE B: TRIBAL CEMETERY (RESERVED)
ARTICLE C: PUBLIC WORKS AND IMPROVEMENTS (RESERVED)
ARTICLE D: LAND ACQUISITION AND RIGHTS OF WAY (RESERVED)
ARTICLE E: EASEMENTS, LICENSES AND FRANCHISES (RESERVED)
ARTICLE F: TRUST LANDS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 2: PARKS AND MONUMENTS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 3: PRESERVATION
Section 15-301.1 Purpose
Section 15-301.2 Title
Section 15-301.3 Findings
Section 15-301.4 Definitions
Section 15-301.5 Authority
Section 15-301.6 Powers Granted to Governor
Section 15-301.7 Enforcement and Administration
Section 15-301.8 Recovery of Remains, Artifacts, Procedures
CHAPTER 4: MINING AND MINERAL RIGHTS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 5: OIL AND GAS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 6: ENVIRONMENT AND OTHER NATURAL RESOURCES (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 7: WATER AND WATER RIGHTS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 8: AGRICULTURE (RESERVED)

TITLE 16. LEGISLATURE AND LEGISLATION:
CHAPTER 1: LEGISLATURE
Section 16-101.1 Composition, Members, Qualifications and Terms
Section 16-101.2 Powers and Duties Generally
Section 16-101.3 Organization and Committees
Section 16-101.4 Insurance
Section 16-101.5 Procedures
Section 16-101.6 Authority
Section 16-101.7 Definitions
Section 16-101.8 Officers of the Tribal Legislature
Section 16-101.9 Members & Officers; General Provisions
Section 16-101.10 Authority to Serve on Boards
Section 16-101.11 Reserved
Section 16-101.12 Requests for Duplication
CHAPTER 2: MEETINGS AND SESSIONS
Section 16-201.1 Sessions and Meetings
Section 16-201.2 Order of Business, Posting of Agendas
Section 16-201.3 Quorum and Voting
Section 16-201.4 Committees and Rules
Section 16-201.5 Rules on Legislation
Section 16-201.6 Rules on Special Sessions
Section 16-201.7 Special Rules of Order of the Legislature
CHAPTER 3: LEGISLATION
Section 16-301.1 Legislation, Return Required, Numbering System
Section 16-301.2 Format for Resolutions
CHAPTER 4: EFFECT OF ENACTMENTS
Section 16-401.1 Amendable Action
CHAPTER 5: RULES OF STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 6: IMPEACHMENT
Section 16-601.1 Title
Section 16-601.2 Purpose
Section 16-601.3 Authority
Section 16-601.4 Reserved
Section 16-601.5 Petition Requirements
Section 16-601.6 Circulation of Petitions
Section 16-601.7 Filing of Petition
Section 16-601.8 Petition Verification Procedures
Section 16-601.9 Impeachable Offenses
Section 16-601.10 Petition Validation Procedures
Section 16-601.11 Notice to Legislature
Section 16-601.12 Actions of the Legislature
Section 16-601.13 Subpoena Authorities
Section 16-601.14 Impeachment Hearing Protocol
Section 16-601.15 Impeachment Hearing Procedures
Section 16-601.16 Sanctions
Section 16-601.17 Appropriate Motions
Section 16-601.18 Verbatim Records
CHAPTER 7: LEGISLATIVE ETHICS
Section 16-701.1 Title/Findings
Section 16-701.2 Purpose
Section 16-701.3 Definitions
Section 16-701.4 Censure Resolutions
Section 16-701.5 Grounds for Censure
Section 16-701.6 Discussion of Censure, Record
Section 16-701.7 Action by Governor
APPENDICES:
Appendix “A”
Appendix “B”
Appendix “C”

TITLE 17. OFFENSES & PENALTIES:
CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 2
ARTICLE A: CHICKASAW NATION SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND NOTIFICATION ACT
Section 17-201.1 Short Title
Section 17-201.2 Preamble
Section 17-201.3 Purpose
Section 17-201.4 Constitutional Authority
Section 17-201.5 No Waiver of Sovereign Immunity
Section 17-201.6 Establishment
Section 17-201.7 Applicability
Section 17-201.8 Criminal and Civil Sanctions
Section 17-201.9 Definitions
Section 17-201.10 Offenses
Section 17-201.11 Tier 1 Offenses
Section 17-201.12 Tier 2 Offenses
Section 17-201.13 Tier 3 Offenses
Section 17-201.14 Registration Requirements for Sex Offenders
Section 17-201.15 Failure to Register
Section 17-201.16 Providing False Information
Section 17-201.17 Retroactive Registration Requirements of the Chickasaw Nation
Section 17-201.18 Maintenance and Management of Registry
Section 17-201.19 Registry Information Required to be Preserved by the Chickasaw Nation
Section 17-201.20 Mandatory Exclusions.
Section 17-201.21 Registry Information Required to be Preserved by the Chikasaw Nation
Section 17-201.22 The Chickasaw Nation as Residence, Employer, and School Jurisdictions
Section 17-201.23 Employees of the Chickasaw Nation
CHAPTER 3: OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 4: OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC PEACE (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 5: OFFENSES AGAINST THE PUBLIC (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 6: OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC AUTHORITY (RESERVED)

TITLE 18. REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY:
CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 18-100.1 Title
Section 18-100.2 Finding
Section 18-100.3 Authority and Purpose
Section 18-100.4 Definitions
Section 18-100.5 Real Property, How Acquired
Section 18-100.6 Executive to Legislative Protocol
Section 18-100.7 Purchase Protocol
Section 18-100.8 Leasing Protocol
Section 18-100.9 Disposal of Real Property
Section 18-100.10 Routine Maintenance
Section 18-100.11 Budgeted Receipts
CHAPTER 2: ENCUMBRANCES AND LIENS
Section 18-200.1 Definition
Section 18-200.2 Application
Section 18-200.3 Creation of a Lien
Section 18-200.4 Lien on Future Interest
Section 18-200.5 Limitations of Liens
Section 18-200.6 Priority of Liens
Section 18-200.7 Reserved
Section 18-200.8 Holder of a Subordinate Lien
Section 18-200.9 Redemption of a Lien
Section 18-200.10 Limitation of Time
Section 18-200.11 Partial Performance
Section 18-200.12 Voluntary Restoration as Extinguishing Lien
Section 18-200.13 Vendor’s Lien
Section 18-200.14 Banker’s Lien
Section 18-200.15 Judgment Lien
Section 18-200.16 Keeper of Inn, Hotel, or Boardinghouse
Section 18-200.17 Materialman’s Lien
CHAPTER 3: LANDLORD-TENANT AND LEASING (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 4: REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY ACTIONS, GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 18-400.1 Finding
Section 18-400.2 Authority and Purpose
Section 18-400.3 Definitions
ARTICLE A: MORTGAGE REQUIREMENTS AND FORECLOSURE PROCEDURES
Section 18-401.1 Jurisdiction
Section 18-401.2 Grant of Jurisdictional Authority Extended to the Court of Indian Offenses and BIA Law Enforcement
Section 18-401.3 Priority of Lien
Section 18-401.4 Recordation
Section 18-401.5 Mortgage Foreclosure Proceedings
Section 18-401.6 Service of Process and Tribal Court Procedures
Section 18-401.7 Cure of Default by Subordinate Lienholder
Section 18-401.8 Power of the Tribal Court
ARTICLE B: EVICTION PROCEDURES
Section 18-402.1 Jurisdiction
Section 18-402.2 Unlawful Detainer
Section 18-402.3 Procedures for Service of Notice
Section 18-402.4 Complaint and Summons
Section 18-402.5 Service of Complaint and Summons
Section 18-402.6 Power of the Tribal Court
Section 18-402.7 Enforcement
Section 18-402.8 Continuances

TITLE 19. SAFETY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT:
CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 2: POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 3: FIRE SERVICES (RESERVED)
CHAPTER 4: CIVIL DEFENSE AND EMERGENCIES
Section 19-401.1 Short Title
Section 19-401.2 Findings
Section 19-401.3 Persons in Good Faith Without Compensation Who Render Emergency Care or Provide Refuge; Immunity From Civil Liability
Section 19-401.4 Licensed Persons in Good Faith Without Compensation Who Render Emergency Care; Immunity From Civil Liability; Negligence
Section 19-401.5 Medical Care or Treatment By Use Of Automated External Defibrillator; Immunity From Civil Liability
CHAPTER 5: EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (RESERVED)

TITLE 20. UTILITIES:
CHAPTER 1: TRIBAL UTILITY SERVICES
Section 20-100.1 Title
Section 20-100.2 Findings
Section 20-100.3 Definitions
Section 20-100.4 Authority
Section 20-100.5 Plans for electrical service required
Section 20-100.6 Notice of services required
Section 20-100.7 Policies and procedures required
CHAPTER 2: PUBLIC UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS (RESERVED)

TITLE 21. VEHICLES AND HIGHWAYS (RESERVED)

[Table of Contents created by NILL in September 2018, based on materials available on tribe's website.]