Little River Band of Ottawa Indians - Tribal Code

Updated: April 17, 2012

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Table of Contents

Ordinances

Chapter 100 - Government Operations
  Title 01 - Tribal Seal Ordinance
  Title 02 - Tribal Council Meeting Procedures Ordinance
  Title 04 - Budget and Appropriation Ordinance
  Title 05 - Gross Gaming Revenue Tax Ordinance
  Title 06 - Government Business and Accounting Act of 2010
  Title 07 - Administrative Procedures Act - Ordinances
  Title 08 - Tax and Revenue Administration Ordinance
  Title 08a - Legal Counsel Reform Act of 2005
  Title 09 - Enforcement of Tribal-State Tax Agreement
  Title 10 - Tribal Council and Ogema Ethics Ordinance

Chapter 150 - Commissions; Governmental Entities
  Title 01 - Commissions Ordinance
  Title 02 - Removal Rules and Procedures Ordinance
  Title 05 - Commerce Commission Ordinance
  Title 06 - Health Commission Ordinance
  Title 07 - Boards Ordinance
  Title 08 - Committees Ordinance

Chapter 200 - Membership; Election
  Title 01 - Enrollment Ordinance
  Title 02 - Election Ordinance
  Title 04 - Procedures for the Administration of the Use and Distribution of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Judgment Funds, Dockets 18-E, 58 and 364

Chapter 300 - Judiciary
  Title 01 - Tribal Court Ordinance
  Title 02 - Arbitration Ordinance
  Title 03 - Criminal Procedures Ordinance
  Title 04 - Employment Division of Tribal Court Code
  See also for jurisdiction/courts:
    * Liquor Control Ordinance
    * Children's Code (Children's Court)
    * Arbitration Ordinance (Commercial Court)

Chapter 400 - Law and Order
  Title 01 - Gaming Ordinance
  Title 02 - Liquor Control Ordinance
  Title 03 - Law and Order - Criminal Offenses - Ordinance
  Title 04 - Gaming Commission Ordinance
  Title 05 - Domestic Violence Ordinance
  Title 06 - Fireworks - Public Sale, Displays, and Storage - Code of 2005
  Title 07 - Natural Resources - Law and Order - Civil Fine, Forfeiture, Penalty Act
  Title 08 - Protection Against Defamation Act of 2006
  Title 09 - Office of the Prosecutor Ordinance
  Title 10 - Rehabilitation for Licensure Ordinance
  See also for Gaming Commission:
    *Liquor Control Ordinance
  Title 11 - Sex Offender Registration Act - Effective Upon Approval and Final Implementing Resolution

Chapter 500 - Environmental
  Title 01 - Natural Resource Commission Ordinance
  Title 02 - Uniform Conservation Code of the Ottawa and Chippewa of Northern Michigan
  Title 03 - Solid Waste Ordinance
  Title 04 - Establishing Interim Land-Use Restrictions for Tribal lands, Designating Certain Tribal Lands as "Closed" to Non-Member Use, and Prescribing Penalties for Violations of that Prohibition
  Title 05 - Utility Ordinance
  Title 06 - Collections Policy

Chapter 550 - Building; Construction
  Title 01 - Residential Building Ordinance
  Title 02 - Aki Maadiziwin Subdivision Building Restrictions Ordinance

Chapter 600 - Employment

  Title 01 - Government Employment Relations Act of 2005
  Title 02 - Indian Preference in Employment Ordinance
  Title 03 - Membership Assistance Program Ordinance

Chapter 700 - Programs
  Title 01 - Housing Commission Ordinance
  Title 03 - Bereavement Benefit Program Ordinance
  Title 04 - Membership Assistance Program Ordinance
  Title 05 - Small Business Loan Act of 2007 (Emergency Adoption)
  Title 06 - Residential Lot Lease And Leasehold Mortgage Program Act
  Title 08 - Access to Homeownership Initiative Act
  Title 09 - Warrior Society Ordinance

Chapter 800 - Business; Finance

  Title 01 - Uniform Commercial Code
  Title 02 - Limited Liability Company Ordinance
  Title 03 - Gaming Enterprise(s) Board of Directors Act of 2010
  Title 04 - Muschigon Construction Company Ordinance
  Title 05 - Department of Commerce Ordinance

Chapter 900 - Family
  Title 01 - Children's Protection Code
  Title 02 - Juvenile Code
  Title 03 - Elder's Protection Ordinance