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Minnesota Chippewa Tribe - Leech Lake Band - Tribal Code

 

Traffic Code
Chapter 300. Penalties

Section 301. Penalties

Section 302. Recurrent Violations

Section 303. Responsibility of Parents or Legal Custodians for Violations of Minor Children

Section 304. Contempt of Court

LLOjibwe TC § 301
Section 301. Penalties

Any person who violates any provision of Chapter 200 of this Traffic Code shall be subject to payment of a fine not to exceed the amount set forth below opposite the violation description and section number.

 

Violation Description

Section #

Fine

 

 

 

 

 

Failure to comply with lawful order or direction of law enforcement officer

202

$50.

 

Obstruction of a law enforcement officer

202

$50.

 

 

 

 

 

Defacement or removal of signs

203

$25.

 

 

 

 

 

Failure to remain at scene of accident not resulting in injury

204.A.1

$250.

 

 

 

 

 

Failure to remain at scene of accident not resulting in injury

204.A.2

$50.

 

 

 

 

 

Failure to provide information or assistance at scene of accident

204.B

$50.

 

 

 

 

 

Leaving scene of collision with unattended vehicle

204.C

$50.

 

 

 

 

 

Failure to report accident involving substantial property damage or human injury

204.D

$250.

 

 

 

 

 

Open Bottle

205.

$100.

 

 

 

 

 

Careless Driving

206

$50.

 

 

 

 

 

Reckless Driving

207

$100.

 

 

 

 

 

Failure to reduce speed as appropriate for existing conditions

208.A.1

$50.

 

 

 

 

 

Failure to reduce speed as appropriate to avoid collision

208.A.2

$50.

 

 

 

 

 

Speeding from 1 to10 miles per hour over the limit

208.A.3

$25.

 

 

 

 

 

Speeding in excess of 10 miles per hour over the limit

208.A.3

$50.

 

 

 

 

 

Speeding in excess of 20 miles per hour over the limit

208.A.3

$100.

 

 

 

 

 

Speeding in excess of 30 miles per hour over the limit

208.A.3

$200.

 

 

 

 

 

Impeding Traffic

209

$50.

 

 

 

 

 

U-Turn

210

$50.

 

 

 

 

 

Depositing non-hazardous material

211

$100.

 

 

 

 

 

Depositing hazardous material

211

$200.

 

 

 

 

 

Wheel flaps requirements

212

$25.

 

 

 

 

 

Motor vehicle registration

213. A & B

$25.

 

 

 

 

 

Motor vehicle insurance

214.A

$200.

 

 

 

 

 

Motor vehicle insurance

214.B

$200.

 

 

 

 

 

Proof of Insurance

214.C

$25.

 

 

 

 

 

No drivers license

215.A

$100.

 

 

 

 

 

Refusal to display drivers license

215.B

$25.

 

 

 

 

 

Driving after revocation or suspension

215.C

$200.

 

 

 

 

 

Owner permitting unlicensed person to drive

215.D

$100.

 

 

 

 

 

Driving contrary to restrictions on license or permit

215.E

$25.

 

 

 

 

 

Failure to use seat belts or child restraint devices

216

$25.

 

 

 

 

 

Failure to stop for emergency vehicle

217.C

$100.

 

 

 

 

 

Failure to stop for school bus

217.D

$250.

 

 

 

 

 

Fleeing an officer

217.L

$250.

 

 

 

 

 

Violations of Section 217, except Subsections C.D. & L

217

$25.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Traffic Code § 301, LLOjibwe TC § 301

LLOjibwe TC § 302
Section 302. Recurrent Violations

Any person convicted of having violated the provisions of this Traffic Code, who has been previously convicted in the Leech Lake Tribal Court of any similar violations during the two (2) years immediately preceding the date of commission of the present offense may be sentenced to pay a fine of twice the amount otherwise authorized to be imposed in Section 301.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Traffic Code § 302, LLOjibwe TC § 302



LLOjibwe TC § 303
Section 303. Responsibility of Parents or Legal Custodians for Violations of Minor Children

The parent or other legal custodian of a minor who is found guilty of violating any provision of this Traffic Code shall be legally responsible for the payment of any fines imposed in connection with the violation.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Traffic Code § 303, LLOjibwe TC § 303




LLOjibwe TC § 304
Section 304. Contempt of Court

Any person who, having been issued a citation or summons to appear in the Leech Lake Tribal Court who fails to appear as required; or any person who is found guilty of having committed the offense charged and is ordered to pay a fine or any parent or legal custodian of a minor who is found guilty of having committed an offense and is ordered to pay a fine, and fails to pay the fine within the time permitted or required by the Court; or any person commits any act constituting contempt of court as defined in Leech Lake Code, Title 1, Part VI, Section 1 shall be subject to an additional penalty not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500). In addition thereto the Leech Lake Tribal Court is authorized and empowered to do any or all of the following in order to enforce the penalties imposed for violations of this Traffic Code and for contempt of court:

A. Order the seizure and impoundment of the license plates of any vehicle driven or operated by a defendant at the time of the issuance of the citation;

B. Order that the citation be reported to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety;

C. Order the seizure and impoundment of any vehicle driven or operated by a defendant in the commission of the offense charged;

D. Use any of the means permitted in Leech Lake Code, Title 2 for the execution and enforcement of judgments;

E. Notify the Leech Lake Registrar of Motor Vehicles of the non-appearance or non-payment of fines and order that the amount due to be paid pursuant to the citation or judgment of the Court be added to the fee charged for registration of any vehicle driven or operated in the commission of any offense or to any other vehicle which the defendant seeks to register.

Any motor vehicle which is seized or impounded pursuant to this Section shall be securely stored under the authority of the Leech Lake Department of Public Safety (LLDPS). The LLDPS may arrange for the towing and storage of any garage or towing and storage facility approved for such purposes by the LLDPS. The vehicle may be released to the owner upon payment of the penalties imposed by the Tribal Court and any reasonable and necessary towing and storage fees approved by the LLDPS.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Traffic Code § 304, LLOjibwe TC § 304

 

 

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