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Ho-Chunk Nation Code (HCC)

Table of Contents Updated: September 2014
(Downloaded with permission from the tribe's website.)
Individual sections include dates of amendments, the most recent being July 22, 2014.

Table of Contents

Title Section/Name Document Cite Effective Date Remarks
1.  Establishment Acts 1.   Judiciary Act 1 HCC 1 3/5/2012  
  2.   Dept of Administration 1 HCC 2 2/3/2009  
  3.   Dept of Business 1 HCC 3 2/3/2009  
  4.   Dept of Education 1 HCC 4 2/3/2009  
  5.   Dept of Health & Social Services 1 HCC 5 12/1/2009  
  6.   Dept of Heritage Preservation 1 HCC 6 2/3/2009  
  7.   Dept of Housing 1 HCC 7 4/22/2009  
  8.   Dept of Justice 1 HCC 8 2/3/2009  
  9.   Dept of Labor 1 HCC 9 2/3/2009  
  10.  Dept of Personnel 1 HCC 10 2/3/2009  
  11.  TAU [Tribal Aging Unit] Advisory Board 1 HCC 11 10/22/2013  
  12.  Dept of Treasury 1 HCC 12 2/3/2009  
  13.  Insurance Review Commission 1 HCC 13 7/20/2005  
  14.  Law Enforcement Commission 1 HCC 14 1/8/2008  
  15.  Dept of Social Services 1 HCC 15 12/1/2009  
  16.  Trust and Investment Committee Estab. & Organization Act of 2011 1 HCC 16 9/27/2011  
         
2.  Government 1.  Code of Ethics Act 2 HCC 1 4/8/2014  
  2.  Open Meetings Act 2 HCC 2 2/3/2009  
  3.  Discovery Act 2 HCC 3 7/20/2005  
  4.  Appropriations and  Budget Process Act 2 HCC 4 5/3/2011  
  5.  Contempt Ordinance 2 HCC 5 7/20/2005  
  6.  Election Ordinance 2 HCC 6 7/22/2014  
  7.  Tribal Enrollment and Membership Act 2 HCC 7 10/16/2007  
  8.  Claims Against Per Capita Ordinance 2 HCC 8 6/9/2004  
  9.  Confirmation Process of Executive Directors 2 HCC 9 4/27/2010  
  10.  Fleet Policies and Procedures 2 HCC 10 3/3/2009  
  11.  Legislative Organization Act 2 HCC 11 1/21/2014  
  12.  Per Capita Distribution Ordinance 2 HCC 12 2/22/2006  
  13.  Arbitration Ordinance 2 HCC 13 12/28/2004  
  14.  Statute of Limitations and Commencement of Claims 2 HCC 14 7/20/2005  
  15.  Long-Arm Ordinance 2 HCC 15 7/20/2005  
  16.  Crimes Against Ho-Chunk Nation Government and Government Officials Act 2 HCC 16 4/15/2002  
  17.  Trial Claims Act of 2006 2 HCC 17 2/5/2008  
         
3.   Health and Safety 1.  Solid Waste and Recycling Ordinance 3 HCC 1 6/23/2004  
  2.  Public Nuisance Act 3 HCC 2 12/6/2011  
  3.  Tribal Research Code 3 HCC 3 5/5/2005  
  4.  Fireworks Ordinance 3 HCC 4 4/18/2001  
  5.  Domesticated Animal Control Ordinance 3 HCC 5 5/17/2005  
  6.  Environmental and Public Health Ordinance 3 HCC 6 9/23/2008  
  7.  Water Utility Ordinance 3 HCC 7 12/7/2005  
  8.  Pool Ordinance 3 HCC 8 11/18/2008  
  9.  Alternate Side Parking Ordinance 3 HCC 9 12/9/2008  
  10.  Exclusion and Removal Act 3 HCC 10 4/2/2009  
  11.  Weapons Code 3 HCC 11 8/7/2012
  12. Sewage and Wastewater Use Ordinance 3 HCC 12 8/22/2012
         
4.  Children, Family, and Elder Welfare 1.  Elder Protection Act 4 HCC 1 8/8/2011  
  2.  Recognition of Foreign Child
Support Orders Ordinance
4 HCC 2 6/22/05  
  3.  Ho-Chunk Nation Children and Family Act 4 HCC 3 7/1/2009  
  4.  Juvenile Curfew Ordinance 4 HCC 4 1/16/2001  
  5.  Domestic Abuse Act 4 HCC 5 4/17/2012  
  6.  Legal Incompetent Member Protective Funds Administrative Interim Ordinance   9/18/2001 Not available online
  7.  Child Support Enforcement Code 4 HCC 7 4/8/2014  
  8.  Charitable Request Act 4 HCC 8 11/2/2004  
  9.  Divorce and Custody Ordinance 4 HCC 9 10/19/2004  
  10.  Marriage Ordinance 4 HCC 10 10/19/2004  
  11.  Third Party Guardianship Act 4 HCC 11 7/1/2009  
  12.  Adult at Risk Welfare Code 4 HCC 12 2/5/2013  
  13. Disability Code 4 HCC 13 6/18/2013  
  14.  Adult Guardianship Ordinance 4 HCC 14 6/18/2013  
         
5.  Business and Finance 1.  Gaming Ordinance 5 HCC 1 2/7/2008  
  2.  Business Corporation Ordinance 5 HCC 2 10/4/2005  
  3.  Limited Liability Company Act 5 HCC 3 8/17/2005  
  4.  Alcohol Beverage Control Ordinance 5 HCC 4 1/29/2003  
  5.  Finance Manual 5 HCC 5 8/6/2013  
  6.  Bonding Ordinance 5 HCC 6 8/20/2002  
  7.  Uniform Commercial Code Ordinance 5 HCC 7 5/05/2005  
  8.  Asset Management Policy Manual HCC 8 9/21/2005  
  9.  Material Management Policies and Procedures Manual 5 HCC 9 3/3/2009  
  10. Tax Code 5 HCC 10 05/3/2011  
         
6.  Personnel, Employment and Labor Code 1.  (reserved)      
  2.  (reserved)      
  3.  Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance 6 HCC 3 4/8/2013  
  4.  Internet & Intranet Usage Act 6 HCC 4 8/18/2009  
  5.  Employment Relations Act
Chapter I - General
Chapter II - Definitions
Chapter III - Employment Policies
Chapter IV - Employee Benefits
Chapter V - Work Rules and Employee Conduct,  Discipline, Admin Review
Chapter VI - Drug, Alcohol and Controlled Substance Policy (9/9/2009)
Chapter VII - Worker's Compensation Plan
6 HCC 5 8/8/2011 Supersedes:

1. Personnel Policy and Procedures Manual

2. Worker's Compensation Plan
  6.  (reserved)      
  7.  (reserved)      
  8.  Occupational Safety and Health Program Act 6 HCC 8 6/8/2004  
       8-1.  General Safety 6 HCC 8-1 5/20/2002  
       8-2.  Exposure Control 6 HCC 8-2 5/20/2002  
       8-3.  Hazard Communication 6 HCC 8-3 5/20/2002  
       8-4.  Electrical Safety 6 HCC 8-4 5/20/2002  
       8-5.  Lock-Out/Tag-Out 6 HCC 8-5 5/20/2002  
       8-6.  Powered Industrial Truck Safety 6 HCC 8-6 5/20/2002  
       8-7.  Personal Protective Equipment 6 HCC 8-7 5/20/2002  
       8-8.  Fire Safety 6 HCC 8-8 5/20/2002  
       8-9.  Emergency Preparedness / Disaster Planning 6 HCC 8-9 10/19/2005  
       8-10.  Occupational Health and Environmental Controls 6 HCC 8-10 6/6/2006  
       8-11.  Indoor Air Quality 6 HCC 8-11 5/20/2002  
       8-12.  Ergonomics 6 HCC 8-12 5/20/2002  
       8-13.  Construction Safety 6 HCC 8-13 5/20/2002  
       8-14.  Fall Protection 6 HCC 8-14 5/20/2002  
       8-15.  Permit-Required Confined Spaces 6 HCC 8-15 5/20/2002  
       8-16.  Fleet Safety 6 HCC 8-16 5/20/2002  
       8-17.  Workplace Violence Prevention 6 HCC 8-17 5/20/2002  
       8-18.  Respiratory Protection 6 HCC 8-18 5/20/2002 restated 11/4/04
       8-19.  Agricultural Safety 6 HCC 8-19 5/20/2002  
       8-20.  Recordkeeping 6 HCC 8-20 9/4/2002  
         
7.  Cultural and Natural Resources 1.  Burial and Repatriation Law (contact the Tribe)   11/25/1997 Not available online
  2.  Tribal Property Rights of Repatriated Items Act 7 HCC 2 11/4/2002  
  3.  All-Terrain Vehicle Usage Ordinance 7 HCC 3 8/2/2005  
         
8.  Housing, Real Estate, Property 1.  Specifications for Residential Construction (contact the Tribe)   11/25/1997 Not available online
  2.  Utilities Ordinance (contact the Tribe)   11/30/1998 Not available online
  3.  Eviction Ordinance 8 HCC 3 8/17/2005  
  4.  Zoning and Land Use Ordinance 8 HCC 4 11/19/2013  
  5.  Home Ownership and Benefit Housing Program for the General Welfare of Non-Elders Act 8 HCC 5 10/06/2009  
  6.  Tribal Lands Lending Code 8 HCC 6 8/17/2005  
  7.   Home Ownership and Benefit Housing Program for the General Welfare of Elders Act 8 HCC 7 10/06/2009  
  8.   Land Consolidation Code 8 HCC 8 09/22/2009  
         
9.  Criminal Code (contact the tribe)     Not available online
         
10.  Rules, Manuals, and Procedures (contact the tribe)     Not available online
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