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Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana - Tribal Code

Dated: 2004

The full-text of the current copy of this code is available at the tribe's website. The Table of Contents below corresponds to the print documents that NILL maintains in its collection.

Table of Contents (2004)

Title 1. General provisions – Ch. 1. Definitions (101. Definitions). (2 pgs).

Title 2. Courts – Ch. 1. The Fort Peck Tribal Court (101. Creation of the Court. 102. Composition of the Court. 102.1. Exercise of civil and criminal jurisdiction. 103. Records of the Court. 104. Rules of Court. 105. Services to Court by tribal or federal employees. 106. Criminal jurisdiction of the Court. 107. Civil jurisdiction of the Court. 108. Jurisdiction over persons outside reservation. 109. Jurisdiction over suits commenced by tribes. 110. Tribes immune from suit. 111. Suits against tribal officials. 112. Jurisdiction over suits concerning ownership over trespassing livestock. 113. Review of administrative decisions). Ch. 2. Fort Peck Court of Appeals (201. Creation of Court of Appeals. 202. Jurisdiction of Court of Appeals. 203. Composition of Court of Appeals. 204. Records of Court of Appeals. 205. Right of appeal. 206. Procedure on appeal of criminal cases. 207. Procedure on decision for review in civil cases. 208. Judgment against surety. 209. Record on appeal. 210. Briefs and memoranda. 211. Oral argument. 212. Separate docket for Court of Appeals). Ch. 3. Justices and judges (301. Qualifications. 302. Appointment. 302.1. Special appointment. 303. Terms. 304. Compensation and bond. 305. Oath of office. 306. Removal. 307. Disqualification. 308. Duties of lawyer judge). Ch. 4. Court administration (401. Office of Clerk. 402. Qualifications. 403. Duties. 404. Tribal Court Administrator. 405. Qualifications. 406. Compensation and bond. 407. Oath of office. 408. Duties. 409. Termination of services. 410. Court complaint procedure). Ch. 5. Attorneys and lay counselors (501. Qualifications for admissions as attorney or lay counselor. 502. Role of attorneys and lay counselors. 503. Right to counsel. 504. Disbarment. 505. Members of the Tribal Executive Board shall not practice as attorneys or lay counselors or attempt to influence tribal court decisions). Ch. 6. Tribal Court Prosecutor and Public Defender (601. Office of Tribal Court Prosecutor. 602. Qualifications. 603. Appointment and compensation. 604. Oath of office. 605. Term of office. 606. Duties. 607. Termination of services of Tribal Court Prosecutor. 608. Office of Tribal Public Defender. 609. Qualifications. 610. Compensation. 611. Oath of office. 612. Term of office. 613. Duties. 614. Termination of services of Tribal Public Defender). (15 pgs).

Title 3. Government organization – Ch. 1. Assiniboine and Sioux tribal flag (101. The Assiniboine and Sioux tribal flag. 102. Display of the flag. 103. Manner of display. 104. Proper methods of handling, storage and destruction. 105. Desecration of the tribal flag). Ch. 2. Police and law enforcement (201. Superintendent to command reservation police. 202. Duties of commander of reservation police. 203. Police commissioners. 204. Police training. 205. Appointment and qualifications of reservation police. 206. Duties of reservation police. 207. Procedures for discipline and dismissal. 208. State and local law enforcement officials authorized to make arrests). Ch. 3. Tribal jail (301. Duties of Chief Jailer and jailers. 302. Procedures upon arrival of new prisoners. 303. Prisoners to be kept in cells. 304. Property permitted in the jail. 305. Meals. 306. Works details. 307. Visitors and phone calls. 308. Medical care for prisoners. 309. Women’s cell block. 310. Release). Ch. 4. Extradition (401. Definitions. 402. Tribal courts to issue warrant. 403. Notice of hearing; waiver of hearing. 404. Accused may be admitted to bail – conditions of bond. 405. Issues for determination. 406. Entry of judgment). Ch. 5. Parks (501. Closing times. 502. Consumption of liquor). Ch. 6. Relationships with other governments (601. Consultation with governmental entities). Ch. 7. Exclusion from the Fort Peck Reservation (701. Grounds for exclusion. 702. Initiation of exclusion proceedings. 703. Notices. 704. Hearing on charges. 705. Content of exclusion order. 706. Revocation of exclusion orders. 707. Procedures for entering reservation for exclusion, revocation or tribal court hearing). (11 pgs).

Title 4. Enrollment – Ch. 1. Enrollment ordinance no. 1 (101. Qualifications. 102. Loss of membership. 103. Rules of procedure. 104. Appeals. 105. Definition). Ch. 2. Enrollment procedure (201. Definitions. 202. Who is eligible for enrollment. 203. Who must file applications for enrollment. 204. Where application forms may be obtained. 205. Where applications must be filed. 206. When applications must be filed. 207. Review of groups 1, 2 and 3 applications. 208. Review of group 4 applications. 209. Applicant’s right of appeal. 210. Preparation of proposed roll. 211. Notice and posting of proposed roll. 212. Who may file protests to the proposed roll. 213. How, where and when protests must be filed. 214. Preparation and approval of roll. 215. Finality of the roll. 216. Publicity. 217. Removal from roll; false statements. 217A. Relinquishment of enrollment – tribal membership. 217B. Re-enrollment of prior tribal members. 218. Roll to be kept under security. 219. Directions to Enrollment Committee. 220. Cost of preparation of the roll). (9 pgs).

Title 5. Elections – Ch. 1. Election procedure (101. Definitions. 102. Who is qualified to vote. 103. Registration of voters. 104. Absentee voters. 105. Scheduling of elections. 106. Election officials. 107. Duties and powers of the Election Commission. 108. Duties of Election Supervisor. 109. Duties of district election judges. 110. Polling places; procedure at the polls. 111. Delivery of ballots; tabulating the votes. 112. Partial invalidity shall not invalidate the entire ballot. 113. Recounts. 114. Intent, purpose and construction of this Ch.). Ch. 2. Eligibility for and filing for tribal office (201. Eligibility for tribal office. 202. Tribal employee. 203. Filing for office. 204. Testing eligibility of candidates. 205. Challenge of candidates. 206. Ruling on challenges). Form 1. Registration card. Form 2. Absentee ballot. Form 3. Notice of candidacy for tribal office. (14 pgs).

Title 6. Criminal procedure – Ch. 1. Complaint (101. Complaint. 102. Time limit for commencing criminal prosecution). Ch. 2. Arrests (201. Arrests. 202. Arrest warrants. 203. Notification of rights at time of arrest. 204. Summons in lieu of arrest warrant). Ch. 3. Searches (301. Search warrant. 302. Execution and return of search warrant. 303. Search without a warrant. 304. Disposition of seized property. 305. Exclusion of unlawfully obtained evidence). Ch. 4. Arraignment and release (401. Arraignment. 402. Release before final judgment of conviction. 403. Withdrawal of guilty plea). Ch. 5. Trial proceedings (501. Rights of defendants in criminal cases. 502. Issuance of subpoenas. 503. Service of subpoenas. 504. Failure to obey subpoena. 505. Witness expenses. 506. Trial procedure. 507. Right to jury trial. 508. Expert witness reliance on records produced by law enforcement investigations and provisions for telephonic court testifying). Ch. 6. Sentences (601. Sentences. 602. Probation. 603. Forfeiture of weapons. 604. Notification of right of appeal). (11 pgs).

Title 7. Criminal offenses – Ch. 1. General provisions, SubCh. A. General provisions (101. Reserved. 102. Criminal offenses based on voluntary conduct. 103. States of mind. 104. Burden of proof. 105-109. Reserved). SubCh. B. Defenses (110. Ignorance or mistake. 111. Intoxication. 112. Mental disease or defect. 113. Self-defense. 114. Defense of others. 115. Defense of property. 116. Use of deadly force. 117- 119. Reserved). SubCh. C. Inchoate offenses (120. Criminal complicity and solicitation. 121. Attempts. 122 -123. Reserved). SubCh. D. Reserved (130-139. Reserved). Ch. 2. Crimes against persons, SubCh. A. Homicide (201. Murder. 202. Manslaughter. 203. Negligent homicide. 204. Causing or aiding suicide). SubCh. B. Kidnapping and related offenses (210. Kidnapping. 211. Harboring a child. 212. False imprisonment. 213-219. Reserved). SubCh. C. Sexual offenses (220. Rape. 221. Statutory rape. 222. Indecent exposure. 223. Prostitution and patronizing a prostitute. 224. Stalking. 225. Adultery. 226. Sexual assault. 227. Aggravated sexual assault of a child. 228. Sexual exploitation of a child. 229. Registration of sexual offenders). SubCh. D. Assault and related offenses (203. Aggravated assault. 231. Simple assault. 232-239. Reserved). SubCh. E. Crimes against the family (240. Abuse of a child. 241. Neglect of a child. 242. Abandonment of a child. 243. Reserved. 244. Severe physical domestic abuse. 245. Domestic abuse. 246. Added punishment for offenses in conjunction with domestic abuse and severe physical domestic abuse. 247. Duties of law enforcement officer to victim of domestic or family violence; notice to victim upon law enforcement’s arrival to domestic violence situation. 248. Determination by law enforcement officer of primary aggressor and the power to arrest. 249. Repealed. 250. Spousal privileges inapplicable in criminal proceedings involving domestic abuse. 251. Elder abuse. 252-299. Reserved). Ch. 3. Crimes against property, SubCh. A. Arson (301. Arson. 302-309. Reserved). SubCh. B. Burglary and related offenses (310. Burglary. 311. Criminal trespass. 312-319. Reserved). SubCh. C. Theft and related crimes (320. Theft. 321. Robbery. 322. Criminal mischief. 323. Injury to public property. 324. Issuing bad checks. 325-329. Reserved). SubCh. D. Forgery (330. Forgery. 331-339. Reserved). SubCh. E. Subsidized tribal permits and leases (340. Violation of subsidized tribal permits and leases. 341-399. Reserved). Ch. 4. Crimes against the public order, SubCh. A. Explosives and weapons offenses (401. Carrying concealed dangerous weapon. 402. Possession of explosives. 403. Use of dangerous weapons by children. 404. Unlawful discharge of firearms. 405-409. Reserved). SubCh. B. Alcohol, drugs and related offenses (410. Unlawful possession of an open vessel containing an intoxicating beverage in a public place. 410A. Unlawful possession of intoxicating beverages by those younger than 21 years of age. 411. Unlawful sales, gifts, deliveries or otherwise furnishing alcoholic beverages to or for a minor, or person who is actually, or visibly, or obviously, or apparently intoxicated. 411A. Prohibition of serving alcohol between 2 a.m. and 8 a.m. on commercial properties of Fort Peck tribal trust land. 412. Unlawful possession or consumption of tobacco by persons under the age of 18 years. 412A. Unlawful sales, gifts, deliveries or otherwise furnishing tobacco to or for a minor. 413. Unlawful sale of dangerous drugs. 413A. Unlawful possession of dangerous drugs. 413B. Unlawful possession of dangerous drugs with intent to sell. 414. Unlawful possession of toxic substances. 415. Unlawful production or manufacture of dangerous drugs. 415A. Unlawful possession of precursors to dangerous drugs. 416. Forfeiture of assets aiding in a drug crime. 417. Illegal to sell, trade, or bargain in drug paraphernalia. 418. Unauthorized use, possession, dispensing, and acquisition of prescription drugs. 419. Sentencing of minors: Fort Peck Tribal Wellness Court and “cultural diversion programs”). SubCh. C. Offenses involving governmental processes (420. Bribery. 421. Interfering with elections. 422. Protection of members of the Tribal Executive Board, judges, tribal and federal officers and employees. 423. Reserved. 424. Hindering law enforcement. 425. Perjury. 426. Criminal contempt. 427. Violation of a temporary restraining order. 428. Resisting arrest. 429. Escape. 430. Tampering with witnesses or informants. 431. Threats and other improper influences and official matters). SubCh. D. Disorderly conduct and related offenses (440. Disorderly conduct. 441. Cruelty to animals. 442. Desecration of tribal flag. 443-449. Reserved). SubCh. E. Gambling (450. Gambling. 451-459. Reserved). SubCh. F. Exploitation of children (460. Contributing to the delinquency of a minor. 461. Failure to support dependent persons. 462. Failure to send children to school. 463. Unlawful possession, or acquisition, or consumption of alcoholic or intoxicating beverages by persons under the age of 21. 464. Misrepresentation of age in connection with alcoholic beverages. 465. Persons under 21 years of age prohibited from entering licensed premises. 466. Curfew. 467-469. Reserved). SubCh. G. Violations of regulatory provisions (470. Littering. 471. Sewage and waste disposal facilities. 472. Restaurants and itinerant restaurants. 473. Entering closed areas. 474. False and malicious petitions for involuntary commitment. 475-479. Reserved). SubCh. H. Obscenity and related offenses (480. Threatening letters and telephone calls). SubCh. I. Reserved (490. Reserved). Ch. 5. Penalties (501. Penalties). (41 pgs).

Title 8. Civil procedure – Ch. 1. Pre-trial procedures (101. Complaint. 102. Service of process. 103. Hearing. 104. Issuance of subpoenas. 105. Service of subpoenas. 106. Failure to obey subpoena. 107. Witness fee and expenses). Ch. 2. Trials (201. Trial procedure. 202. Consolidated and separate trials. 203. Intervention. 204. Substitution of parties). Ch. 3. Judgments (301. Judgments. 302. Judgment by default. 303. Proof of satisfaction. 304. Execution. 305. Judgment constitutes a lien. 306. Life of judgment. 307. Renewal of judgment. 308. Stay of judgment. 309. Costs and attorneys fees. 310. Property exempt from judgments for money. 311. Garnishment of wages for satisfaction of judgment. 312. Enforcement of judgment of judicial records of other jurisdictions). Ch. 4. Extraordinary writs and special remedies (401. Temporary restraining orders without notice. 402. Scope of regulation for temporary restraining orders. 403. Security. 404. Habeas corpus. 404A. Civil liabilities for injuries or death involving alcoholic beverage consumption). Ch. 5. Applicable laws (501. Applicable laws and discretionary guidance). Ch. 6. Statute of limitations (601. Limitation of actions). (10 pgs).

Title 9. Youth code – Ch. 1. General provisions (101. Jurisdiction. 102. Definitions). Ch. 2. Youth offender (201. Taking a youth into custody prior to a court hearing. 202. Application to court). Ch. 3. Court procedures (301. Petition. 302. Screening the petition. 303. Initial hearing. 303a. Guardian ad-litem. 304. Transfer of juvenile proceedings. 305. Fact-finding hearing. 306. Dispositional hearings. 307. Right of appeal. 308. Periodic review for delinquent youth and youth in need of supervision in approved facilities. 309. Confidentiality. 310. Records. 311. Expungement of records). Ch. 4. Abused, neglected, abandoned or dependent youth (401. Taking a youth into protective custody. 402. Taking youth into non-protective custody. 403. Notification and application to court). Ch. 5. Court procedures (501. Petitions. 502. Screening the petition. 503. Initial hearing. 504. Guardian ad litem. 505. Fact-finding hearing. 506. Dispositional procedure. 507. Confidentiality. 508. Petition for return of abused, neglected, abandoned or dependent youth removed from parent(s), legal guardian or custodian. 509. Periodic review for abused, neglected, abandoned or dependent youth removed from parents(s), legal guardian or custodian. 510. Expungement of records). Ch. 6. Report of abused, neglected, abandoned or dependent youth (601. Obligation to report youth abuse, neglect, dependency and abandonment. 602. Contents of reports. 603. Immunity for good faith reports; penalties for reports made in bad faith. 604. Investigation of reports. 605. Record keeping. 606. Confidentiality). Ch. 7. Indian Child Welfare Act transfers (701. Purpose of Indian Child Welfare Act transfer. 702. Procedures of transferring the youth to the jurisdiction of the tribal court). Ch. 8. Termination of parent-youth relationship (801. Purpose of termination of the parent-youth relationship. 802. Who may file a petition. 803. Contents of the petition. 804. Service of petition. 805. Social study prior to hearing. 806. Notice. 807. Hearing. 808. Order. 809. Disposition. 810. Effects of termination order). Ch. 9. Guardian of minors (901. Status of guardian of minor – how acquired generally – letters to indicate means of appointment. 902. Consent to jurisdiction by acceptance of appointment. 903. Testamentary appointment of a guardian of minor – when effective – priorities – notice of appointment. 904. Recognition of appointment of guardian by foreign will. 905. Objection by minor 12 or older to testamentary appointment. 906. Court appointment of guardian of minor – when allowed – priority of testamentary appointment. 907. Guardian of a minor by court appointment – qualifications – nominee of minor preferred. 908. Temporary guardian of minor. 909. Procedure for court appointment of guardian of minor – notice – hearing – representation by attorney, lay advocate. 910. Powers and duties of guardian of minor. 911. Termination of appointment – how effected – certain liabilities and obligations not affected. 912. Procedure for resignation or removal – petition, notice, and hearing – representation by attorney. 913. Abuse and neglect proceedings – appointment of guardian – financial subsidies). (23 pgs).

Title 10. Family code – Ch. 1. Adoption (101. Purpose of adoption. 102. Definitions. 103. Who may file adoption petition. 104. Petition for adoption. 105. Required consents. 106. Withdrawal of consents. 107. Investigation report. 108. Hearing on adoption. 109. Report and final decree of adoption. 110. Adoption records. 111. Contents of adoption order. 112. Name and legal status of adopted minor). Ch. 2. Marriage (201. Policy of the tribes. 202. Requirements. 203. Prohibited marriages. 204. Marriage or person having existing spouse. 205. Blood test. 206. Marriage license. 207. Marriage ceremony. 208. Jurisdiction. 209. Indian custom marriage. 210. Recognition of foreign marriages). Ch. 3. Annulment and divorce (301. Jurisdiction over annulment and divorce cases. 302. Annulment. 303. Divorce. 304. Child custody. 304a. Child custody actions outside divorce and annulment proceedings. 304b. Enforcement of child support orders. 305. Division of property. 306. Alimony. 307. Paternity. 308. Temporary alimony and custody awards. 309. Recognition of foreign divorces and annulments). (9 pgs).

Title 11. Involuntary committal – Ch. 1. Procedures for the involuntary commitment of mentally ill persons (101. Purpose. 102. Construction. 103. Definitions. 104. Application for involuntary commitment. 105. Preliminary hearing. 106. Emergency detention. 107. Final hearings. 108. Continued jurisdiction of the courts: reports required. 109. Petition for release. 110. Annual review). Ch. 2. Involuntary commitment of alcoholic and drug or chemically dependent persons (201. Purpose. 202. Construction. 203. Definitions. 204. Application for involuntary commitment. 205. Hearing. 206. Disposition. 207. Emergency detention). (6 pgs).

Title 12. Probate and guardianship – Ch. 1. Probate (101. Jurisdiction. 102. Determination of heirs. 103. Public notice of hearing. 104. Service of notice on interest parties. 105. Proof of service of notice of hearing. 106. Descent of property where there is no valid will. 107. Definition of surviving spouse. 108. Afterborn heirs. 109. Relatives of half blood. 110. Protection of the estate. 111. Claims. 112. Distribution. 113. Wills. 114. Surviving spouse’s elective share. 115. Revocation of the will by writing or act. 16. Revocation by divorce or annulment. 117. Where a beneficiary of a will fails to survive the decedent. 118. Fees). Ch. 2. Guardianship and powers of attorney (201. Definition of guardian. 202. Persons to whom guardians may be appointed. 203. How guardians are appointed. 204. Duties of a guardian. 205. Accounting by the guardian. 206. Termination of guardianship. 207. Powers of attorney). (6 pgs).

Title 13. Employment rights – Ch. 1. Definitions (101. Definitions). Ch. 2. Tribal Employment Rights Office [TERO] (201. Establishment. 202. Director. 203. Functions. 204. Implementation of program. 205. Processing discrimination complaints. 206. Annual reports. 207. Duties of other employment programs). Ch. 3. Tribal Employment Rights Review Board (301. Establishment. 302. Qualifications 303. Compensation. 304. Jurisdiction. 305. Sanctions. 306. Hearing procedures. 307. Decisions after hearing. 308. Appeals). Ch. 4. Employment preference (401. Indian employment preference. 402. Index of Indian applicants. 403. Hiring. 404. Layoffs. 405. Promotion. 406. Summer students. 407. Effect of collective bargaining agreements. 40. Individual complaints. 409. Compliance and hearing procedures. 410. Retaliation forbidden). Ch. 5. Contracting and subcontracting preference (501. Indian preferences for contracting and subcontracting. 501.1. Scope of preference. 502. Responsibility for evaluation of technical qualification and reasonable price. 503. Submission of a contracting and subcontracting plan. 504. Operation of the contract or subcontract. 505. Replacement of non-Indian firms by certified firms after a project is underway. 506. Reports and monitoring. 507. Individual complaints. 508. Compliance and hearing procedures. 509. Criteria for Indian contract preference certification. 510. Applications for certification. 511. Certification determinations. 512. Probationary certification. 513. Final certification. 514. Withdrawal of certification. 515. Firms certified prior to the adoption of these criteria. 516. Annual and other reports. 17. List of certified entities. 518. Retaliation forbidden). Ch. 6. Voluntary Indian preference (601. Voluntary Indian preference policy. 602. Employment. 603. Oil and gas subcontracting. 604. Reporting. 605. Preference for contracts with the tribes and tribal corporations. 606. Publicity. 607. Review of TERO’s actions). Ch. 7. Liaison officers (701. Requirement for liaison officers. 702. Duration. 703. Duties. 704. Compensation). (15 pgs).

Title 14. Health and sanitation – Ch. 1. Disease control (101. Contagious disease). Ch. 2. Waste disposal and sewage facilities (201. Littering. 202. Waste disposal. 203. Sewage and other facilities. 204. Enforcement. 205. Severability). Ch. 3. Sanitation requirements for restaurants (301. Definitions. 302. Sanitation requirements. 303. Permits. 304. Inspections. 305. Special provisions for itinerant restaurants. 306. Severability). Ch. 4. Fire prevention (401. Closing and posting of areas. 402. Persons prohibited. 403. Removal of unauthorized persons. 404. Campfires and smoking prohibited. 405. Controlled burning). Ch. 5. Dogs and pets (501. Applicability. 502. Licenses. 503. Vaccination. 504. Stray dogs. 504a. Control of pets. 505. Quarantine. 506. Enforcement. 507. Severability). Ch. 6. Tribal Board of Health (601. Definitions. 602. Federal funds – acceptance – allocation. 603. Tribal Board of Health – composition. 604. Legal adviser. 605. Functions, powers and duties of the Tribal Board of Health. 606. Tribal Health Officer – powers and duties. 607. Tribal Health Officer – assistance of tribal and federal officials. 608. Cases of communicable disease – reports of physician or practitioners of the healing arts. 609. Vaccinations. 610. Diseased prisoners – removal from jail to medical facility by the Tribal Health Officer. 611. Obstructing the Tribal Health Officer in the performance of his duties – unlawful. 612. Penalties. 613. Reporting of AIDS and HIV diagnoses. 614. Notification of HIV-infected persons). (14 pgs).

Title 15. Forcible detainer or eviction landlord and tenant – Ch. 1. Jurisdiction (101. Landlord and tenant proceedings). Ch. 2. Grounds and procedure for forcible detainer or eviction (201. Forcible detainer or eviction. 202. Notice to quit.). Ch. 3. Judicial eviction procedures (301. Complaint for eviction; order to respond. 302. Judgment. 303. Stay of execution of the judgment. 304. Removal, storage and sale of personal property following forcible eviction). (5 pgs).

Title 16. Tribal education code – Ch. 1. General provisions (101. Title. 102. Authority of the tribal government. 103. Findings, intents and purposes, and declaration of policy. 104. Definitions. 105. Construction of tense used. 106. Masculine gender inclusive. 107. Reference to code includes amendments. 108. Severability. 109. Repeal of inconsistent ordinances). Ch. 2. Tribal Education Department (201. Education Committee. 202. Board of Directors of the Fort Peck Tribal Education Department. 203. Tribal Education Department). Ch. 3. School Board and governing bodies (301. School boards. 302. Governing bodies of other educational institutions). Ch. 4. Curriculum and education standards (401. Curriculum. 402. Education standards). Ch. 5. Parental and community involvement (501. Parental and community involvement). Ch. 6. Educators (601. Educators). Ch. 7. Indian preference (701. Indian preference). Ch. 8. Chartered educational programs and charter schools (801. Chartered educational programs and chartered schools). (20 pgs).

Title 17. Highways – 101. Driving without a license. 102. Permitting an unauthorized minor to drive. 103. Driving with vehicle in unsafe condition. 104. Starting, turning and stopping without regard to safety. 105. Speeding. 106. Reckless or careless driving. 107. Driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs. 108. Chemical blood, breath, or urine tests. 109. Admissibility of evidence. 110. Failure to drive on right side of roadway. 111. Following too closely. 112. Overtaking a vehicle without regard for safety. 113. Failure to stop for school bus flashing lights. 114. Failure to give right-of-way. 115. Stopping, standing or parking on highway. 116. Obstruction to driver’s view or driving mechanism. 117. Riding on fenders, bumpers, hoods, or other exterior parts of motor vehicles, and attachment to the exterior parts of motor vehicles. 118. Pedestrians on roadways without regard for safety. 119. Unlawful use of or tampering with a motor vehicle. 120. Abandonment of motor vehicle. 121. Driving in violation of an order of the court. 122. Emergency medical assistance. 123. Duties in the event of accident. 124. Law officers to report accidents. 125. Traffic violations – procedures. 126. Notification of parents or guardians of juvenile traffic offenders. 127. Penalties not otherwise prescribed. 128. Right of appeal. 129. Statute of limitations. 130. Child restraint systems. 131. Seat belt use required. 132. Mandatory financial responsibility). (12 pgs).

Title 18. Livestock – Ch. 1. Livestock trespass (101. Definitions. 102. Impoundment. 103. Impoundment and notice where the owner of trespassing livestock is known. 104. Sale of trespassing livestock. 105. Disposition of proceeds of sale. 106. Payment to owner upon proof of ownership. 107. Destruction of diseased trespassing livestock. 108. Liability for death or loss of trespassing livestock. 109. Reports of Livestock Officer). Ch. 2. Livestock-at-large on highways (201. Definitions. 202. Impoundment where the owner is not known. 203. Notice of initial violations where owner of livestock-at-large is known. 204. Impoundment and notice where the owner of livestock-at-large is known. 205. Sale of livestock-at-large. 206. Disposition of proceeds of sale. 207. Payment to owner upon proof of ownership. 208. Destruction of diseased livestock-at-large. 209. Liability for death or loss of livestock-at-large. 210. Reports of Livestock Officer. 211. Notice of this chapter. 212. Effective date). (6 pgs).

Title 19. Game and fish management – Ch. 1. Scope and application (101. Application. 102. Fort Peck Game and Fish Commission). Ch. 2. Permits (201. Hunting, fishing or trapping without permits prohibited. 202. Persons eligible for permits. 203. Special permits, hunting and birding permits, and specific stamps. 204. Distribution of permits and stamps: accounting for fees and stubs. 205. Failure to turn money over. 206. Supervisor to file license stubs. 207. Contents of permits. 208. False oath or statement on permit application. 209. Alteration, transfer or improper use of permit. 210. Permit to be in possession while hunting, fishing or trapping). Ch. 3. Limits and seasons (301. Seasons. 302. Limits. 303. Applicability to tribal members). Ch. 4. Restrictions on hunting (401. Hunters to wear fluorescent orange outer garment. 402. Hours for hunting wildlife. 403. Use of snow machines prohibited. 404. Hunting and harassing game from aircraft prohibited. 405. Spotlighting prohibited. 406. Hunting with firearms while intoxicated or under the influence of liquor prohibited. 407. Hunting near occupied building(s) without permission prohibited. 408. Hunting for remuneration prohibited. 409. Unlawful possession of game prohibited. 410. Possession or control of game, birds, or animals prima facie evidence of unlawful activity. 411. Aiding in concealment of game unlawfully taken or possessed prohibited. 412. Fence gates to be closed; destruction of property). Ch. 5. Restrictions on fishing (501. Illegal methods for taken fish. 502. Commercial sale of fish prohibited. 503. Unlawful possession of fish prohibited. 504. Possession of fish prima facie evidence of unlawful activity. 505. Aiding in concealment of fish unlawfully taken or possessed prohibited). Ch. 6. Remedies for destruction of property by hunter, fishermen, or trapper (601. Remedy for destruction of property of landowner). Ch. 7. Administration and enforcement (701. Commission may prescribe regulations. 702. Violations of the chapter. 703. Confiscation of fish, game and firearms. 704. Unlawful game or fish mixed with legal. 705. Confiscated property may be sold. 706. Proceeds from sale of confiscated property. 707. Perishable confiscated property). (8 pgs).

Title 20. Water resources use and administration -- Ch. 1. General provisions (101. Purposes. 102. Uses of tribal water prohibited). 103. All diversions and uses subject to paramount rights of tribes. 104. Protection of rights which arise under the laws of the United States. 105. Construction to be consistent with compact. 106. Effective date. 107. Definitions). Ch. 2. Notice of enactment of this code (201. Notice required. 202. Contents of notice. 203. Procedure for giving notice). Ch. 3. Water Resources Control Commission (301. Creation of Water Resources Control Commission. 302. Composition of the commission, appointment and term. 303. Qualifications of commission members. 304. Oath of office. 305. Compensation and bond of commission members. 306. Suspension and removal of commission members. 307. Disqualification of commission member in particular cases. 308. Rules and regulations). Ch. 4. Application for water permit (401. Permits required. 402. Application for permits. 403. Contents of permit applications. 404. Application not require protective use. 405. Fees). Ch. 5. Hearings (501. Schedule of hearing on application. 502. Public notice of permit hearing. 503. Objections to applications for permits. 504. Comments on applications. 505. Service list). 506. Interim authorization to use water. 507. Public hearing on permit applications. 508. Consolidation of hearing. 509. Standards for granting permits. 510. Decision. 511. Petitions for reconsideration. 512. Finality of decisions. 513. Appeals). Ch. 6. Water permits (601. Form. 602. Information contained. 603. Conditions. 604. Materials open to public inspection. 605. Entry on land. 606. Effect of permit. 607. Changes in use). Ch. 7. Revocation of water use permits (701. Reasons for revocation. 702. Procedure for revocation hearing). Ch. 8. Priority of tribal uses in times of shortage and resolution of disputes among users of tribal water rights (801. Preference of uses by purpose of use. 802. Reduction of use in terms of storage. 803. Proceedings to determine a reduction in use is necessary. 804. Resolution of disputes among tribal water users). Ch. 9. Appeals (901. Jurisdictions. 902. Notice of appeal. 903. Appeal procedures. 904. Costs and attorney fees). Ch. 10. Water Administrator (1001. Water Administrator; appointment. 1002. Qualifications. 1003. Compensation. 1004. Oath of office. 1005. Duties. 1006. Staff. 1007. Term of office and removal). Ch. 11. Transfer of rights to use water (1101. Transfer of right to use the tribal water right. 1102. Applications for transfer of tribal water right. 1103. Reservation of rights). Ch. 12. Miscellaneous provisions (1201. Severability. 1202. Construction). Ch. 3. Assiniboine and Sioux Tribe’s Municipal, Rural and Industrial Water (MR&I) Commission (1301. Establishing the MR&I Water Commission. 1302. Quorum and voting by MR&I water commissioners. 1303. Recusal of MR&I water commissioners. 1304. Rules of the MR&I Water Commission. 305. Powers of the MR&I Water Commission. 1306. Public notice and hearing. 1307. MR&I Water Commission expenses and budget. 1308. Records of the MR&I Water Commission. 1309. Temporary or permanent removal from office – replacement. 1310. Decisions of the MR&I Water Commission. 1311. Sovereign immunity). (22 pgs).

Title 21. Floodplain and floodway management ordinance – Intent. Statutory authority. Adoption. Ch. 1. Title and purpose (1.01. Title. 1.02. Purpose). Ch. 2. Definitions (2.01. Definitions). Ch. 3. General provisions (3.01. Jurisdictional area. 3.02. Floodplain District establishment. 3.03. Floodplain Administrator and Deputy. 3.04. Floodplain Permit Review Committee. 3.05. Rule for interpretation of Floodplain District boundaries. 3.06. Compliance. 3.07. Abrogation and greater responsibility. 3.08. Regulation interpretation. 3.09. Warning and disclaimer of liability. 3.10. Severability. 3.11. Disclosure provision). Ch. 4. Administration (4.01. Administration. 4.02. Permit applications. 4.03. Emergency waiver. 4.04. Review-variance-appeals. 4.05. Fees. 4.06. Violation notice. 4.07. Compliance. 4.08. Penalties. 4.09. Emergency preparedness planning). Ch. 5. Specific standards (5.01. Applications. 5.02. Floodway. 5.03. Floodway fringe. 5.04. Floodplain areas with flood elevations and no delineated floodway. 5.05. Shallow flooding (AO zones)). Ch. 6. General standards (6.01. Applications). Ch. 7. Flood-proofing requirements (7.01. Certification. 7.02. Conformance). (18 pgs).

Title 22. Fort Peck underground storage tank code – 101. Short title. 102. Findings and purpose. 103. Definitions. 104. Applicability. 105. Powers of Office of Environmental Protection. 106. Administrative rules. 107. Inventory; compliance monitoring. 108. Unauthorized underground storage tanks prohibited. 109. Permits; requirement for licensed installer. 110. Exemptions. 111. Permits: applications. 112. Licensing of installers. 113. Grounds for denying, modifying, suspending or revoking an installer license. 114. Inspections. 115. Underground storage tank release report. 116. Administrative enforcement. 117. Injunctions. 118. Imminent hazard. 119. Cleanup orders. 120. Civil penalties. 121. Criminal penalties. 122. Administrative penalties. 123. Procedures for obtaining reimbursement of eligible expenses caused by a release from a petroleum storage tank. 124. Other authorities unaffected. 125. Construction in event of conflict; remedies cumulative. 126. Compliance with other laws. 127. Underground storage tank account. 128. Cooperative agreements. 129. Appeals. 130. Public hearings. (13 pgs).

Title 23. Taxation – Ch. 1. Oil and gas tax (101. Tax. 102. Exclusions and credits. 103. Payment. 104. Penalties and interest. 105. Persons responsible for payment. 106. Tax reports. 107. Refunds of excess tax. 108. Appeal of refund determination. 109. Regulations. 110. Effective date). Ch. 2. Privilege of operating construction business tax (201. Tax. 202. Exemption. 203. Definitions of gross receipts. 204. Payment. 205. Delinquent taxes. 206. Reports and returns. 207. Refunds. 208. Regulations. 209. Effective date). Ch. 3. Utilities tax (301. Definitions. 302. The Tax Commission. 303. Tax imposed. 304. Assessment and evaluation. 305. Persons liable for payment. 306. Exemptions. 307. Declaration of interest. 308. Notice of and payment of tax. 309. Penalties and interest for late payment. 310. Lien for taxes. 311. Civil actions for tax penalties and interest. 312. Refunds of excess tax payments. 313. Challenges to presumed value. 314. Hearing on application for refund or challenge to presumed value. 315. Appeals. 316. Finality of Tax Commission or court action. 317. Enforcement and record keeping. 318. Settlements of taxes due. 319. Assignment or transfer of utility property. 320. Civil penalties for evasion or interference with tax. 321. Criminal offenses. 322. Prohibition of suits. 323. Severability. 324. Effective date). Ch. 4. Basic gasoline license tax (401. Definitions. 402. Tax imposed. 403. Distributor’s statement of payment. 404. Recordkeeping requirement. 405. Invoice of distributors. 406. Examination of records. 407. Tax penalty for delinquency). Ch. 5. Basic liquor, beer and wine license tax (501. Definitions. 502. Tax on liquor imposed. 503. Tax on beer imposed. 504. Tax on wine imposed. 505. Distributor’s and wholesalers statement. 506. Recordkeeping requirements. 507. Examination of records. 508. Tax penalty for delinquency). Ch. 6. Cigarette tax and tax on other tobacco products (601. Definitions. 602. Intent. 603. Tribal cigarette tax. 604. Tax insignia. 605. Records of wholesalers. 606. License. 607. Tax on tobacco products other than cigarettes. 608. Payment to tribes. 609. Transition reflecting change in state taxes on cigarettes). (18 pgs).

Title 24. Commercial law – Ch. 1. General provisions and definitions, SubCh. A. General provisions (101. Scope. 102. Purposes: rules of construction; variation by agreement. 103. Supplementary general principles of law applicable. 104. Remedies to be liberally administered). SubCh. B. General definitions (111. General definitions). Ch. 2. Sales (201. Applicable codes. 202. Effective date). Ch. 3. Commercial paper (301. Applicable codes. 302. Effective date). Ch. 4. Bank deposits and collections (401. Applicable codes. 402. Effective date). Ch. 5. Letters of credit (501. Applicable codes. 502. Effective date). Ch. 6. Bulk transfers (601. Applicable codes. 602. Effective date). Ch. 7. Warehouse receipts, bills of lading and other documents of title (701. Applicable codes. 702. Effective date). Ch. 8. Repossession of personal property (801. Scope. 802. Self-help repossession forbidden. 803. Submission to jurisdiction. 804. Action for repossession. 805. Hearing on action. 806. Disposal of property. 807. Emergency repossessions. 808. Governing procedures. 809. Civil liability). Ch. 9. Secured transactions; sales of accounts and chattel paper (901. Applicable codes. 902. Effective date). Ch. 10. Nonprofit corporations (1001. Scope. 1002. Permissible purposes. 1003. Definitions. 1004. General powers. 1005. Defense of ultra vires. 1006. Corporate name. 1007. Registered office and registered agent. 1008. Registered agent as an agent for service. 1009. Members. 1010. Meetings of members. 1011. Notice of members meeting. 1012. Voting. 1013. Quorum. 1014. Board of Directors. 1015. Number, election, classification and removal of directors. 1016. Vacancies. 1017. Quorum of directors. 1018. Committees. 1019. Place and notice of director’s meetings. 1020. Officers. 1021. Removal of officers. 1022. Books and records. 1023. Shares of stocks and dividends prohibited. 1024. Loans to directors and officers. 1025. Incorporators. 1026. Articles of incorporation. 1027. Filing of articles of incorporation. 1028. Effect of issuance of certificate of incorporation. 1029. By-laws. 1030. Organizational meeting. 1031. Right to amend articles of incorporation. 1032. Procedure to amend articles of incorporation. 1033. Articles of amendment. 1034. Filing of articles of amendment. 1035. Effect of certificate of amendment. 1036. Voluntary dissolution. 1037. Distribution of assets. 1038. Plan for distribution. 1039. Revocation of voluntary dissolution proceedings. 1040. Articles of dissolution. 1041. Filing of articles of dissolution. 1042. Involuntary dissolution. 1043. Jurisdiction of court to liquidate assets and affairs of corporation. 1044. Procedure in liquidation of corporation by court. 1045. Qualification of receivers. 1046. Filing of claims in liquidation proceedings. 1047. Discontinuance of liquidation proceedings. 1048. Decree of involuntary dissolution. 1049. Filing of decree of dissolution. 1050. Deposits with tribal secretary/accountant. 1051. Survival of remedy after dissolution. 1052. Annual report of corporations. 1053. Filing of annual report of corporation. 1054. Penalties imposed upon corporations. 1055. Fees for filing documents and issuing certificates. 1056. Certificate and certified copies to be received in evidence. 1057. Forms to be furnished by the tribal secretary/accountant. 1058. Greater voting requirements. 1059. Waiver of notice. 1060. Action by members or directors without a meeting. 1061. Effect of invalidity of part of this chapter. 1062. Reservation of power. 1063. Unauthorized assumption of corporate powers). Ch. 11. Corporations (1101. Citation. 1102. Definitions. Application: 1103. Reserved; 1104. Reservation of rights; 1105. Corporations wholly owned by tribe. 1106. Sovereign immunity of tribe not waived. Incorporation; articles: 1107. Purposes; 1108. Incorporators; 1109. Articles; 1110. Corporate name; 1111. Reserved name; 1112. Registered office; registered agent; 1113. Change of registered office or registered agent; change of name of registered agent; 1114. Amendment of articles; 1115. Procedure for amendment before issuance of shares; 1116. Procedure for amendment after issuance of shares; 1117. Class or series voting on amendments; 1118. Articles of amendment; 1119. Effect of amendment; 1120. Filing articles; 1121. Effective date of articles; 1122. Presumption; certificate of incorporation. Powers: 1123. Powers; 1124. Corporate seal; 1125. Effect of lack of power; ultra vires. Organizations; bylaws: 1126. Organizations; 1127. Bylaws. Board: 1128. Board; 1129. Number; 1130. Qualifications; elections; 1131. Terms; 1132. Acts not void or voidable; 1133. Compensation; 1134. Classification of directors; 1135. Cumulative voting for directors; 1136. Resignation; 1137. Removal of directors; 1138. Vacancies; 1139. Board meetings; 1140. Absent directors; 1141. Quorum; 1142. Act of the Board; 1143. Action without meeting; 1144. Committees; 1145. Standard of conduct; 1146. Director conflicts of interest. Officers: 1147. Officers required; 1148. Duties of required officers; 1149. Other officers; 1150. Multiple offices; 1151. Officers deemed elected; 1152. Contract rights; 1153. Resignation; removal; vacancies; 1154. Delegation; 1155. Standard of conduct. Shares; shareholders: 1156. Authorized shares; 1157. Share dividends, divisions, and combinations; 1158. Subscriptions for shares; 1159. Consideration for shares; value and payment; liability. 1160. Rights to purchase; 1161. Preemptive rights; 1162. Share certificates; issuance and contents; uncertified shares; 1163. Lost share certificates; replacement; 1164. Fractional shares; 1165. Liability of subscribers and shareholders with respect to shares; 1166. Restriction on transfer or registration of securities; 1167. Regular meetings of shareholders; 1168. Special meetings of shareholders; 1169. Notice; 1170. Electronic communications; 1171. Act of the shareholders; 1172. Action without a meeting; 1173. Quorum; 1174. Voting rights; 1175. Voting of shares by organizations and legal representatives; 1176. Proxies; 1177. Voting trusts; 1178. Shareholder voting agreements; 1179. Shareholder control agreements; 1180. Books and records; inspection; 1181. Financial statements; 1182. Equitable remedies; 1183. Rights of dissenting shareholders; 1184. Procedures for asserting dissenters’ rights. Loans; obligations; distribution (1185. Loans; guarantees; suretyship; 1186. Advances; 1187. Indemnification; 1188. Distributions; 1189. Power to acquire shares; 1190. Liability of shareholders for illegal distributions; 1191. Liability of directors for illegal distributions. Merger, exchange, transfer (1192. Merger, exchange, transfer; 1193. Plan of merger or exchange; 1194. Plan approval; 1195. Articles of merger or exchange; certificate; 1196. Merger of subsidiary; 1197. Abandonment; 1198. Effective date of merger or exchange; effect; 1199. Merger or exchange with foreign corporation; 11100. Transfer of assets; when permitted. Dissolution: 11101. Methods of dissolution; 11102. Voluntary dissolution by incorporators; 11103. Voluntary dissolution by shareholders; 11104. Filing notice of intent to dissolve; effect; 11105. Procedure in dissolution; 11106. Dissolution procedure for corporations that give notice to creditors and claimants; 11107. Dissolution procedure for corporations that do not give notice; 11108. Revocation of dissolution proceeding; 11109. Effective date of dissolution; certificate; 11110. Supervised voluntary dissolution; 11111. Judicial intervention; equitable remedies or dissolution; 11112. Procedure in involuntary or supervised voluntary dissolution; 11113. Qualifications of receivers; powers. 11114. Action by Tribal Executive Board; 11115. Filing claims in proceedings to dissolve; 11116. Discontinuance of dissolution proceedings; 11117. Decree of dissolution; 11118. Filing decree; 11119. Deposit with tribal treasurer of amount due certain shareholders; 11120. Claims barred; exceptions; 11121. Right to sue or defend after dissolution; 11122. Omitted assets. Extension: 11123. Extension after duration expired; 11124. Effect of extension. Corporate registration: 11125. Fort Peck tribal corporate registration. Actions against corporations: 11126. Service of process on corporation; 11127. Court action; remedies and penalties. Corporations wholly owned by tribe: 11128. Scope; 11129. Application; 11130. Special powers, privileges and immunities of corporations wholly owned by the tribe; 11131. Board; 11132. Shares in corporations wholly owned by the tribe; shareholders; voting; 11133. Liability of tribe as shareholder; 11134. Shareholder meetings; 11135. Assets, distribution of income; 11136. Voluntary dissolution by incorporators. Effective date and authority: 11137. Severability; effect of invalidity of part of this code; 11138. Effective date; 11139. Authority; 11140. No impairment of contracts. (93 pgs).

Title 25. Foreclosure of mortgages and liens on real estate – 101. Jurisdiction. 102. Definitions. 103. Scope. 104. Recording. 105. Proceedings in tribal court. 106. The hearing and judgment on the foreclosure complaint. 107. Judgment of the court. 108. Foreclosure sales. 109. Deficiency judgment. 110. Right of redemption. 111. Non HUD mortgagor’s possession of lands during the period of redemption. 112. Cure of default. 113. Foreclosure evictions. 114. No merger of estates. 115. Intervention. (5 pgs).

Title 26. Tribal-State Agreement Oversight Commission – Ch. 1. Ordinance establishing Tribal-State Agreements Oversight Commission (101. Creation of commission. 102. Composition of the commission, appointment and term. 103. Qualifications of commission members. 104. Oath of office. 105. Duties of commission. 106. Compensation and bond of commission members. 107. Suspension and removal of commission members. 108. Disqualification of commission member in particular cases. (3 pgs).

Title 27. Licensing and regulation of bingo and other games of chance – Ch. 1. Findings (101. The Tribal Executive Board finds). Ch. 2. Definitions (201. Class 1 gaming. 202. Class 2 gaming. 203. Class 3 gaming. 204. Traditional forms of Indian gaming. 205. Social games for prizes of minimal value. 206. Tribal subdivision. 207. Net revenues. 208. Primary management official. 209. Bingo machine. 210. Draw poker machine. 211. Keno machine. 212. Simulcast racing. 213. Lottery games. 214. Key employee). Ch. 3. Class 1 gaming (301. Regulation of class 1 gaming). Ch. 4. Licensing class 2 and class 3 gaming (401. Regulation of class 2 and class 3 gaming. 402. Repealed. 403. Status as a tribal subdivision. 404. Licenses for class 2 gaming activities. 405. License fees and duration of license. 406. Hearing on application for a license. 407. Conditions of the tribal license. 408. Assignment or transfer. 409. Denial, cancellation and suspension. 410. Uses of net revenues of gaming activities. 411. Annual outside audit. 412. Reports to the tribes. 413. Licensing for key employees and primary management officials. 414. Raffles. 415. Criminal penalties. 416. Protection of the environment and public health and safety). Ch. 5. Class 3 gaming (501. Permitted class 3 games. 502. Conditions of class 3 games. 503. Special conditions on simulcast racing. 503A. Special conditions on lottery games. 504. Special conditions for bingo, draw poker and Keno machines. 505. Management contracts. 506. Criminal penalties). Ch. 6. Self-regulation of gaming activities (601. Petition for certification of self-regulation. 602. Waiver of tribal requirements based on certification of self-regulation). Ch. 7. National Indian Gaming Commission (701. Authority of the commission. 702. Failure to cooperate with the commission. 703. Commission regulations and guidelines superseding this title). (19 pgs).

Title 28. Cigarette retailer licensing – Ch. 1. License application (101. License required. 102. Application for license. 103. Contents of application. 104. Fees. 105. Initial licensing determination by commission. 106. Conditions of licenses. 107. Challenges to initial determinations. 108. Hearing. 109. Revocation, suspension or alteration of licenses. 110. Appeals. 111. Finality of decisions. 112. Enforcement and recordkeeping. 113. Prohibited acts. 114. Civil remedies. 115. Criminal offenses). (5 pgs).

Title 29. Elderly abuse – Ch. 1. Purpose and definitions (101. Purpose. 102. Definitions). Ch. 2. Report of abuse (201. Obligation to report. 202. Contents of report. 203. Immunities). Ch. 3. Investigation and provisions of protective services (301. EPT [Elderly Protection Team] investigation. 302. Cooperation by other agencies. 303. Provision of protection services. 304. Central registry. 305. Consent to protective services. 306. Reports to the Tribal Prosecutor). Ch. 4. Self-endangerment (401. Self-endangerment). Ch. 5. Lack of capacity to consent to protective services (501. Petition to court for determination of capacity. 502. Definition of lack of capacity. 503. Rights to the elderly person. 504. Hearing-determination by the court. 505. Elder protection order. 506. Duration of the elderly protection order). Ch. 6. Recordkeeping and access to records (601. EPT records. 602. Confidentiality). Ch. 7. Penalties for abuse (701. Prosecution under Title 7. 702. Prosecution under Title 29). (5 pgs).

Constitution and bylaws of the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation – Article 1. Preamble and name. Article 2. Territory. Article 3. Membership. Article 4. Governing body [Sections 1-5]. Article 5. Nominations, elections and vacancies [Sections 1-7]. Article 6. Vacancies and removal from office [Sections 1-2]. Article 7. Governmental powers [Sections 1-9]. Article 8. Future powers. Article 9. Reserve powers. Article 10. Business and fiscal authorities [Sections 1-8]. Article 11. Bylaws (1. General Council. 2. Meetings. 3. Quorum. 4. Manner of acting. 5. Account. 6. Duties of officers). Article 12. Roberts Rules of Order. Article [13]. Manner of review [Sections 1-3]. Article 14. Referendum. Article 15. Amendment. Article 16. Adoption. Certificate of adoption. Approval. Amendments 1-7. (11 pgs).

Rules of civil procedure Fort Peck Tribal Court – Ch. 1. General rules (1. Effective date-divisions-admission to Bar. 2. File and filings. 3. The clerk. 4. Photographing, television, broadcasting). Ch. 2. Civil rules (5. Civil proceedings. 6. Service of process and papers. 7. Motions-notice and objections-extensions. 8. Guardian ad litem. 9. Pretrial proceedings-civil. 10. Settlement of orders-judgments-findings and conclusions. 11. Trial. 12. Taxation of costs. (13 pgs).

Fort Peck Court of Appeals rules of appellate procedure – 1. Scope of rules. 2. Suspension of rules. 3. Filing and service of documents. 4. Ex parte communications. 5. Stay or injunction pending appeal. 6. Interlocutory appeals. 7. Continuances or postponements. 8. No legal advice by employees or court. 9. Motion for reconsideration. (3 pgs).

Code of ethics for court clerks – [7 cannons]. Compliance with the code of conduct. Effective date of compliance. (4 pgs).

Fort Peck Tribal Court code of ethics for attorneys and lay counselors at the Fort Peck Indian Reservation – 1. Competence. 2. Scope of representation. 3. Diligence. 4. Communication. 5. Fees. 6. Confidentiality of information. 7. Conflict of interest. 8. Client under disability. 9. Safekeeping property. 10. Declining or terminating representation. 11. Advice and meritorious claims. 12. Expediting litigation. 13. Honesty toward the courts. 14. Fairness to opposing party. 15. Impartiality and decorum of the courts. 16. Conduct before the courts. 17. Attorney as witness. 18. Special responsibilities of prosecutor. 19. Communication with persons represented. 20. Communications regarding attorney services. 21. Soliciting clients. (6 pgs).

Fort Peck Tribal Court code of judicial conduct – [7 cannons]. Effective date of compliance. (5 pgs).

 

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