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Quinault Indian Nation - Tribal Code

Received June 2013

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Table of Contents

Enacting Resolution
Preamble

Bylaws
Preamble
Article I Officers
Article II Powers
Article III Reserved Powers
Article IV Meetings
Article V Public Hearings
Article VI Duties of Officers
Article VII Committees
Article IX Amendment
Article X Oath of Office

Title 5-Courts & Judiciary
5.01 Judicial Power
5.02 Court of Appeals 
5.03 Quinault Tribal Courts
5.04 Judges
5.05 Clerk 
5.09 Duties  
5.11 Records
5.12 Other Court Personal [sic]

Title 12-Criminal Offenses
Chapter 1- Criminal Offenses
Chapter 2- Penalties and Sentencing
Chapter 3- Principles of Liability
Chapter 4- Defenses
Chapter 5- Anticipatory Offenses
Chapter 6- Offenses Against Persons
Chapter 7- Offenses Against Property
Chapter 8- Offenses Against Public Order
Chapter 9- Offenses Against the Family and Domestic Violence
Chapter 10- Drug and Alcohol Offenses
Chapter 11- Sex Offenses, Sex Offender Registration, and Notification
Chapter 12- Miscellaneous Offenses
Chapter 13- Weapons Offenses
Chapter 14- Motor Vehicles
Chapter 15- Limitations of Actions and Forfeiture Hearings

Title 14-Elder & Adult Code
14.01 Title, Purpose and Definitions
14.02 Reporting, Immunity, Penalties
14.03 Investigations, Interference with Investigations, Penalties
14.04 Protective Services, Protective Placement, Services
14.05 Emergency
14.06 Rights of Parties
14.07 Procedures for Determining Abuse, Neglect or Incapacity
14.08 Confidentiality of Reporter, Records and Hearings; Penalties
14.09 Protection Orders
14.10 Severability; Effective Date

Title 17-Exclusions and Removal
17.01 General Provisions
17.02 Authorization to Reside upon Reservation
17.03 Grounds for Removal and Exclusion
17.04 Emergency Removal
17.05 Exclusion Hearing, Notice
17.06 Repeal and Severability

Title 18-Public Nuisance Code
18.01 General Provisions  
18.02 Litter Control- Litter Nuisances
18.03 Noise Control-Noise Nuisance
18.04 Weeds and Vegetation- Natural Hazard Nuisance
18.05 Graffiti Control-Grarfiti Nuisances
18.06 Rodent Control- Rodent Nuisance
18.07 Junk Vehicles· Junk Vehicle Nuisances
18.08 Dangerous and Nuisance Buildings
18.09 Pollution Nuisance
18.10 Violations, Penalties, and Enforcement
18.11 Applicable Date/Severance/Limitations

Title 19-Domestic Relations
19.01 Purpose/Policy
19.02 Definitions
19 .03 Jurisdiction
19.04 Service/Summons   
19.05 General Procedure
19.06 Marriage  
19.07 Divorce/Separation/Annulment
19.08 Child Custody
19.09 Paternity
19.10 Quinault Indian Nation Child Support Services
19.11 Establishment of Child Support
19.12 Enforcement of Child Support Orders
19.13 Income Withholding
19.14 Assignment
19.15 Child Support Distribution
19.16 Guardianship
19.17 Appeals/Contempt
19.18 Severability/Repeal/Pending Actions

Title 20-Inovluntary Treatment
20.01 Tribal Policy

Title 22-Probate Procedure 
22.01 Jurisdiction
22.03 Small Estates
22.05 Administration
22.07 Descent and Distribution

Title 30-Rules of the Quinault Tribal Court
30.01 Purpose
30.02 Court Sessions
30.03 Official Station
30.04 Location for Filing
30.05 Copies of Documents
30.06 Notice to Parties
30.07 Extension of Time
30.08 Court Decorum
30.09 Exhibits
30.10 Subpoena
30.11 Right to Counsel
30.12 Admission of Counsel and Lay Counsel
30.13 Not Eligible as Security
30.14 Disqualification as Witness
30.15 Appointment of Prosecutor
30.16 Disqualification of the Judge
30.17 Contempt of Court
30.18 Disposition of Fines, Fees and Other Payments Made to the Court
30.19 Disposition of Equipment and Property Confiscated by the Court
30.20 Appeals
30.21 Rules of Evidence
30.22 Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, Orders and Decrees
30.23 Extradition
30.24 Rules of Exclusion Procedure
30.25 Declarations   
30.26 Sovereign Immunity      
30.27 Reference

Title 30A-Rules of Criminal Procedure
30A.01 Scope
30A.02 Rights Of The Accused
30A.03 Nature and Contents of Complaint
30A.04 Amendment of Complaint
30A.05 Joinder
30A.06 Severance
30A.07 Release of Accused
30A.08 Arrest and Summons
30A.09 Search and Seizure
30A.10 Interceptinq communications
30A.11 Video or Sound Recordings
30A.12 Time for Trial
30A.13 Arraignment
30A.14 Discovery
30A.15 Suppression Hearings
30A.16 Trial By Jury or By the court
30A.17 Trial Procedures
30A.18 Post Trial
30A.19 Dismissal
30A.20 Conviction and Sentence
30A.21 Violation of Probation
30A.22 Repeal

Title 30B-Rules of Civil Procedure
30B.01 Scope
30B.02 Civil Action
30B.03 Commencement of Action
30B.04 Complaint
30B.05 Summons and service
30B.06 Answer
30B.07 Third-Party Practice
30B.08 Joinder
30B.09 Permissive Joinder
30B.10 Discovery
30B.11 Subpoena
30B.12 Jury Trial
30B.13 Instructions
30B.14 Verdict
30B.15 Bench Trial
30B.16 Motions
30B.17 Counsel
30B.18 Consolidation/Separation
30B.19 Testimony/Record
30B.20 Damages
30B.21 Judgments
30B.22 Default Judgments
30B.23 Enforcement of Judgment
30B.24 Time Limitations
30B.25 Satisfaction of Judgment
30B.26 Costs
30B.27 Repeal

Title 31-Court of Appeals Procedures
31.01 Judges of the Appellate Court
31.02 Jurisdiction
31.03 (a) Grounds for Appeal ; (b) Remand for New Trial
31.04 Matters to be Considered on Appeal
31.05 Clerk
31.06 Stay Pending Appeal, Bonds on Appeal
31.07 Fees on Appeal
31.08 Record of Appeal
31.09 Beginning the Appeal
31.10 Initial Review of Appeal
31.11 Briefs on Appeal
31.12 Oral Argument
31.13 Voluntary Withdrawal of Appeal
31.14 Reconsideration
31.15 Pre-trial Conference
31.16 Convening the Court of Appeals
31.17 Decisions of the Court of Appeals
31.18 Costs on Appeal

Title 39-Eviction Procedures
39.01 Title
39.02 Jurisdiction
39.03 Definitions
39.04 Unlawful Detainer
39.05 Procedures for Service of Notice
39.06 Complaint and Summons
39.07 Service of Summons and Complaint
39.08 Power of the Tribal Court
39.09 Enforcement
39.10 Alternate Remedies

Title 40-Business Licenses
40.01 Exercise of Revenue License Power 
40.12 Definitions
40.03 Companies to Hire Indian Labor
40.04 Business License Required by Both Non-Indians and Indians Alike
40.05 Business License Required
40.06 Bond Required
40.07 Payment of License Fees
40.08 Applications and Returns Confidential 
40.09 Business Committee to Make Rules
40.10 Revocation of License
40.11 Penalties
40.12 When Title Shall Take Effect

Title 40A-Tax Refund
40A.01 Purpose
40A.02 Waiver of Sovereign Immunity
40A.03 Exclusive Remedy
40A.04 Jurisdiction
40A.05 Action for Tax Refund; Appeals
40A.06 Statute of Limitations
40A.07 Refunds

Title 41-Fireworks Control
41.01 Purpose
41.02 Definitions
41.03 Prohibited Fireworks
41.04 Hazardous Fireworks ; Other Legal Fireworks
41.05 Queets
41.06 Use of Fireworks Prohibited at Night or After July 12
41.07 Pt. Grenville
41.08 Reckless or Negligent Use of Fireworks
41.09 Penalty ; Parents Liable
41.10 Seizure of Fireworks

Title 42-Regulations of Motels & Other Business  
42.01

Title 43-Cable Television
43.01 Destruction of CATV Equipment or Property
43.02 Unlawful Use of CATV Signal          

Title 48-Land Use & Development Code
48.01 Authority, Purpose, Scope
48.02 Definitions
48.03 Administration
48.04 Zoning
48.05 Zones
48.06 Site Development Requirements
48.07 Permit and Application Process
48.08 Flood Hazard Reduction
48.09 Permit Exceptions
48.10 Enforcement
48.11 Miscellaneous

Title 51- Fishing/Hunting/Gathering
51.01 Findings/Purpose and Definitions
51.02 Jurisdiction
51.03 Commissions and Committees
51.04 Director
51.05 Policy Sookesperson/PTL
51.06 Natural Resources/Administrative Court
51.07 Enforcement
51.08 Violations
51.09 Commercial Fishing, Harvesting and Gathering
51.10 Reporting
51.11 Hunting and Trapping
51.12 Sale of Seafood
51.13 Sport Fishing, Guiding, Boating, and Aircraft Access
51.14 Hunting, Fishing, Harvesting and Gathering
51.15 Beaches
51.16 Possession of Firearms
51.17 Ouinault River Fishing Regulations
51.18 Other Reservation Fishing Grounds
51.19 Treaty Fishing Boat Licensing and Registration
51.20 Plants
51.21 Taxes
51.22 Applicable Date/Severance/Limitations

Title 52-Beach Lands Ordinance
52.01 Description of Beach Lands
52.02 Construction on Beach Lands
52.03 Destruction of Beach Lands
52.04 Development of Beach Lands
52.05 Enforcement
52.06 Business Committee Rights
52.07 Business Committee Enforcement

Title 53-Fish Tax
53.01 Five Percent Tax
53.02 Collection of Tax
53.03 Regulations
53.04 Tax on outside Sales - Remittance to Nation
53.05 Tax - Uses
53.06 Budget: Uses of Tax Proceeds by Percentage
53.07 Failure to Pay Tax; Notice to Taxpayer
53.08 Penalty - Failure to Pay
53.09 Repeal of Earlier Tax - Off-Reservation
53.10 Effective Date

Title 55- Children's Code
55.01 Purposes
55.02 Construction
55.03 Severabilitv
55.04 Definitions
55.05 The Court
55.06 Transfer to Adult Tribal Court
55.07 Transfer from or to State or Tribal court
55.08 Duty to Report Incidents of Abuse or Neglect
55.09 Conduct of Hearings
55.10 Judgments
55.11 Court Records
55.12 Law Enforcement Records
55.13 Medical and/or Psychological Examinations
55.14 Fingerprints
55.15 Parental Responsibility
55.16 Minor offender Proceedings
55.17 Minor-In-Need-Of-Care
55.18 Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights
55.19 Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights
55.20 Adoption
55.21 Emancipation
55.22 Families in Conflict
55.23 Foreign Child Welfare Proceedings
55.24 Admissibility of Minor's Statements
55.25 Contempt

Title 56-Truancy Code
56.01 General Provisions
56.02 School Attendance Requirements
56.03 Children's Court Action
56.04 Enforcement Provisions

Title 60-On-Site Sewage Disposals
60.01 Title and Purpose
60.02 Territory Covered
60.03 Definitions
60.04 Performance Requirements
60.05 Applications, Permits and Approvals
60.06 Design Standards
60.07 Sewage Disposal System Design Criteria
60.08 Inspections
60.09 Other Types of Disposal Systems
60.10 Connection to Public sewer System
60.11 Commercial Installer's License
60.12 Septic Tank Pumpers
60.13 Appeal
60.14 Penalties  
60.15 Conflict of Rules and Regulations; Repeal; Effect of Partial Invalidity
60.16 Effective Date

Title 61-Natural Resource Management
61.01 Findings
61.02 Jurisdiction of the Quinault Indian Nation
61.03 Definitions
61.04 Regulations
61.05 Applications / Licenses and Permits
61.06 Unlawful Harvest
61.07 Hydraulic Projects
61.08 Water Classifications
61.09 Reforestation
61.10 Coastal District
61.11 Fire Control
61.12 Enforcement
61.13 Civil Enforcement Procedures
61.14 Stop Work Order
61.15 Notice to Comply
61.16 Notice of Infraction
61.17 Citation
61.18 Limitation
61.19 Civil Complaints
61.20 Actions affecting Water
61.21 Failure to Obtain License or Permit or to Pay Tax
61.22 Aiding and Abetting
61.23 Cooperation with Public Agencies - Grants and Gifts
61.24 Statutes Not Modified
61.25 Effective Date
61.26 Saving Clause, Severability Pending Actions

Title 70-Gaming Ordinance
70.01 Purpose
70.02 Definitions
70.03 Compliance with IGRA and the Compact
70.04 Ownership of Gaming
70.05 Licensed Gaming Authorized
70.06 Tax
70.07 Tribal Gaming Commission
70.08 Use of Gaming Revenue
70.09 Audit
70.10 Protection of the Environment and Public Health and Safety: Compliance with Laws
70.11 Gaming License
70.13 Enforcement
70.14 Service
70.15 Repeal and Severability

Title 70B-Lottery Ordinance
70B.01 Purpose and Findings
70B.02 Authorization by Business Committee
70B.03 State Authority and Jurisdiction
70B.04 Sovereign Immunity

Title 71-Liquor Ordinance
71.01 Purpose
71.02 Definitions
71.03 Liquor Control Commission
71.04 Retail Licenses and Fees
71.05 Prohibitions
71.06 Violations of Title/Appeal
71.07 Contraband
71.08 Exception
71.09 Miscellaneous Provision
71.10 Severability
71.11 Effective Date of Title

Title 80-Housing Authority
80.01 Declaration of Need
80.02 Purposes
80.03 Definitions
80.04 Boa.rd of C9!11Pliasionera
80.05 Powers of the Authority
80.06 Obligations
80.07 Miscellaneous
80.08 Cooperation in Connection with Projects
80.09 Repealed
80.10 Savings Clause, Severability Pending Actions

Title 81-Lease Hold Mortgages
81.01 Purpose
81.02 Definitions
81.03 Priority
81.04 Recording
81.05 Leasehold Mortgage Foreclosure Proceedings
81.06 Service of Process and Procedure
81.07 Alternate Service
81.08 Certified Mailing to Tribe and Lessor
81.09 Intervention
81.10 Power of the Tribal Court
81.11 No Redemption
81.12 No Deficiency Judgment
81.13 Remedies Exclusive
81.14 No Merger
81.15 Limited Waiver of Immunity
81.16 Restrictions on Sale, Transfer or Conveyance of Leasehold Interest
81.18 Savings Clause, Severability Pending Actions

Title 82-Prevailing Wages
82.01 Purpose
82.02 Findings
82.03 Definitions
82.04 Tribal Prevailing Wages Administrator
82.05 Payment of Prevailing Wages
82.06 Provisions in Contracts and Agreements
82.07 Failure to Pay Prevailing Wages
82.08 Right of Action
82.09 Determination of Prevailing Wages
82.10 Preemption
82.11 Tribal Court
82.12 Sovereign Immunity
82.13 Savings Clause, Severability Pending Actions
82.14 Effective Date

Title 86-Tobacco Control
86.00 Authority
86.01 Purpose
86.02 Scope
86.03 Definitions
86.04 Cigarette Tax Compact with Washington State
86.05 Cigarette Tax - Levy
86.06 Cigarette Tax - Exemptions from - Other Taxes
86.07 Cigarette Tax - Collection and Payment of
86.08 Cigarette Tax - Use of Tribal Levy
86.09 Cigarette Tax - Audit
86.10 Cigarette Tax - Prior Resolutions
86.11 Cigarette Sales - Permitted
86.12 Short Title.
86.13 Severability

Title 96-Worker's Compensation
96.01 Findings
96.02 Purpose
96.03 Applicability
96.04 Incorporation of Washington Sate Law
96.05 Claims and Notices
96.06 Initial Appeals
96.07 Appeals to Tribal Court
96.08 Sovereign Immunity

Title 97-Tribal Employment Rights
97.01 Declaration of Policy
97.02 Definitions
97.03 Commission
97.04 Director
97.05 Powers of Commission
97.06 Employment Rights Program
97.07 Compliance By Unions
97.08 Complaints
97.09 Hearings
97.10 Penalties
97.11 Appeals
97.12 Employment Rights Fee
97.13 Retaliation or Reprisal
97.14 Investigations, Inspections and Reporting
97.15 Power to Require Testimony and Production of Records
97.16 Severability
97.17 Publication

Title 98-Animal Control
98.01 Purpose; Definitions
98.02 Licenses (Dogs), Collections
98.03 Leash/Control Required; Public Nuisances; Wild Animals
98.04 Potentially Dangerous Animals; Dangerous Animals
98.05 Animal Care
98.06 Civil Violations, Penalties
98.07 Rabies
98.08 Impounding of Animals; Notice of Impound and Hearing; Appeal of Administrative Decisions to Tribal Court;
Disposition of Impounded Animals; Abandonment of Animals; Immediate Destruction of Animals;
98.09 Liability for Harm Caused; Tribal Court Decisions; Sovereign Immunity; Severability

Title 99-Statue of Limitations; Sovereign Immunity
99.01 Limitation of Civil Action
99.02 Sovereign Immunity

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