Tribal Code of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin

Table of Contents Updated: November 2014

 

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Table of Contents - Oneida Code of Laws

Chapter 1. Administrative Procedures Act
1.1-1. Authority
1.2-1. Purpose
1.3-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
1.4-1. Definitions
1.5-1. Inspection of Agency Orders, Decisions, and Opinions
1.6-1. Declaratory Ruling and Judgments on Validity of Ordinance/Rule
1.7-1. Contested Cases
1.8-1. Appellate Review of Agency or Commission Action
1.9-1. Contempt Proceedings
1.10-1. Agency/Commission Hearing Bodies and Contested Case Hearing Bodies Responsibility and Authority
1.11-1. Miscellaneous Administrative Rules
1.12-1. Licensing and/or Permitting and Emergency Actions
1.13-1. Severability, Repeal, Effective Date, Conflict with Federal Law, Limitations of Act and Compliance

Chapter 2. Oneida Election Law
2.1. Purpose and Policy
2.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
2.3. Definitions
2.4. Election Board
2.5. Candidate Eligibility
2.6. Selection of Candidates
2.7. Notice of Polling Places
2.8. Registration of Voters
2.9. Election Process
2.10. Closing Polls and Securing Ballots
2.11. Election Outcome and Ties
2.12. Elections

Chapter 3. Code of Ethics
3.1-1. Policy and Purposes
3.2-1. Definitions
3.3-1. Government
3.4-1. Program
3.5-1. Enterprise
3.6-1. Enforcement
3.7-1. Gifts and Gratuities

Chapter 4. Removal Law
4.1. Purpose and Policy
4.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
4.3. Definitions
4.4. Grounds for Removal
4.5. Petition
4.6. Preliminary Review
4.7. Hearing
4.8. General Tribal Council Meeting

Chapter 5. Pardon and Forgiveness
5.1. Purpose and Policy
5.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
5.3. Definitions
5.4. Pardon and Forgiveness Screening Committee Responsibilities
5.5. Tribal Secretary s Office Responsibilities
5.6. Pardon and Forgiveness Eligibility and Application
5.7. Fees
5.8. Hearings
5.9. Conditions and Restrictions
5.10. Oneida Business Committee

Chapter 6. Format for Laws
6.1. Purpose and Policy
6.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
6.3. Definitions
6.4. Format
6.5. Numbering
6.6. Legislative Intent

Chapter 7. Open Records and Open Meetings
Sub-Chapter I Open Records
7.1. Purpose and Policy
7.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
7.3. Definitions
7.4. Limitations upon Access and Exceptions
7.5. Categories of Public Information
7.6. Legal Custodians
7.7. Access to Records
7.8. Fees
7.9. Records Management and Record Retention
7.10. Personal Data Subject to Challenge; Authority Corrections
7.11. Enforcement
Sub-Chapter II Open Meetings
7.12. Purpose and Policy
7.13. Definitions
7.14. Public Notice Business Committee
7.15. Public Notice Other Governmental Bodies
7.16. Recording and Photographing
7.17. Exceptions                     
7.18. Enforcement

Chapter 8. Audit Law
8.1. Purpose and Policy
8.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
8.3. Definitions
8.4. General
8.5. Authority of the Audit Committee
8.6. Authority of the Internal Audit Department
8.7. Reports
8.8. Responsibilities of Administration

Chapter 9. Per Capita
9.1. Purpose and Policy
9.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
9.3. Definitions
9.4. General
9.5. Per Capita Payments
9.6. Minors and Legally Incompetent Adults
9.7. Payments

Chapter 10. Membership Ordinance
10.1-1. Purpose
10.2-1. Policy
10.3-1. Definitions
10.4-1. Qualifications
10.5-1. Procedures
10.6-1. Severability

Chapter 12. Protection and Management of Archeological & Historical Resources
12.1. Purpose and Policy
12.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
12.3. Definitions
12.4. Oneida Cultural Heritage Department
12.5. Advisory Review Board
12.6. Designation and Protection of Archaeological, Cultural, and Historic Resources
12.7. National Historic Preservation Act
12.8. Burial Site Protection
12.9. Permits
12.10. Confidentiality and Disclosure
12.11. Enforcement

Chapter 13. Oneida Worker's Compensation Law
13.1-0. Purpose and Policy
13.2-0. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
13.3-0. Definitions
13.4-0. General Provisions
13.5-0. Disability
13.6-0. Workers Compensation Benefits
13.7-0. Termination of Benefits
13.8-0. Medical and Surgical Aid
13.9-0. Notices, Reports and Limitations
13.10-0. Administration and Claims Procedures
13.11-0. Hearing Body and Authority
13.12-0. Accident Reports Required
13.13-0. Occupational Diseases

Chapter 14. Sovereign Immunity
14.1. Purpose and Policy
14.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
14.3. Definitions
14.4. Sovereign Immunity of the Tribe
14.5. Sovereign Immunity of Tribal Entities
14.6. Waiver of Sovereign Immunity

Chapter 15. Computer Resources Ordinance
15.1. Purpose and Policy
15.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
15.3. Definitions
15.4. Acceptable Use
15.5. Inappropriate Personal Use
15.6. Privacy
15.7. Limitations on Use
15.8. Computer Resources Acknowledgment Form
15.9. Violations

Chapter 16. Legislative Procedures Act
16.1. Purpose and Policy
16.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
16.3. Definitions
16.4. Legislative Operating Committee
16.5. Legislation Request
16.6. Fiscal Impact Statement
16.7. Legislative Analysis
16.8. Public Review
16.9. Adoption, Amendment or Repeal
16.10. Validity and Statute of Limitations
16.11. Oneida Code of Laws

Chapter 21. Oneida Nation Gaming Ordinance
21.1. Purpose and Policy
21.2. Adoption, Amendment, Applicability, Repeal
21.3. Jurisdiction
21.4. Definitions
21.5. Oneida Business Committee: Powers and Duties
21.6. Oneida Gaming Commission
21.7. Gaming Surveillance: Powers, Duties and Limitations
21.8. [Reserved for future use]
21.9. Gaming Security Department
21.10. Background Investigations
21.11. Licenses, Generally
21.12. Gaming Employee License
21.13. Gaming Services Licensing and Non-Gaming Services Permitting
21.14. Gaming Facility License
21.15. Gaming Operator License
21.16. Games
21.17. Allocation of Gaming Funds
21.18. Audits
21.19. Enforcement and Penalties
Appendix 1. Vendor License/Permit

Chapter 32. Tattooing and Body Piercing Law
32.1. Purpose and Policy
32.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
32.3. Definitions
32.4. Scope
32.5. Licenses
32.6. Patrons
32.7. Physical Facilities and Environment
32.8. Personnel
32.9. Equipment
32.10. Cleaning and Sterilization
32.11. Preparation and Care of Site
32.12. Temporary Establishments
32.13. Enforcement

Chapter 33. Oneida Safety Law
33.1-1. Purpose and Policy
33.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
33.3-1. Definitions
33.4-1. General
33.5-1. Hazard Communication/ Right to Know
33.6-1. Fire Prevention
33.7-1. Electrical
33.8-1. Lockout
33.9-1. General Evacuation
33.10-1. Personal Protection Equipment
33.11-1. Trenching and Evacuation
33.12-1. Stairways and Ladders
33.13-1. Compressed Gas Cylinders
33.14-1. Hand Tools
33.15-1. Housekeeping
33.16-1. First Aid
33.17-1. Confined Space
33.18-1. Machine Guarding
33.19-1. Woodworking Machinery

Chapter 34. Oneida Tribal Regulation of Domestic Animals Ordinance
34.1-1. Purpose and Policy
34.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
34.3-1. Definitions
34.4-1. Licensing, Authority, Investigation, Responsibilities and Enforcement Powers
34.5-1. Licensing and Immunization Requirements for Dogs
34.6-1. Licensing and Immunization Requirements for Cats
34.7-1. Immunization of other Domestic Animals and Livestock
34.8-1. Prohibited Animals
34.9-1. Regulation of Livestock
34.10-1. Damage Caused by Domestic Animals

Chapter 35. Emergency Management and Homeland Security
35.1. Purpose and Policy
35.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
35.3. Definitions
35.4. Emergency Management/Homeland Security
35.5. Oneida Nation Emergency Planning Committee (ONEPC)
35.6. Tribal Cooperation
35.7. Public Health Emergencies and Communicable Disease
35.8. When an Emergency is Proclaimed
35.9. Enforcement and Penalties

Chapter 36. Oneida Food Service Code
36.1-1. Purpose
36.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
36.3-1. Definitions
36.4-1. Responsibilities and Duties
36.5-1. Compliance
36.6-1. Requirements for registering
36.7-1. Insurance
36.8-1. Inspections
36.9-1. Fees
36.10-1. Independent Food Service Vendors Badge
36.11-1. Exceptions and Exemptions
36.12-1. Violations, Enforcement
36.13-1. Appeal Rights

Chapter 37. Oneida Nation Law Enforcement Ordinance
37.1-1. Purpose and Policy
37.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
37.3-1. Definitions
37.4-1. General Principles
37.5-1. Oneida Police Department
37.6-1. Oneida Police Commission
37.7-1. Appointment of Law Enforcement Officers
37.8-1. Promotion of Law Enforcement Officers
37.9-1. Disciplinary Proceedings
37.10-1. Administrative Leave
37.11-1. Firearms Control

Chapter 38. Public Use of Tribal Land
38.1. Purpose and Policy
38.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
38.3. Definitions
38.4. Environmental Resource Board
38.5. Land Access Map
38.6. Trespass
38.7. Violations and Appeals
Map: Public Use of Land Law
Public Use of Tribal Lands Schedule of Citations

Chapter 40. Tribal Environmental Response
40.1. Purpose and Policy
40.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
40.3. Definitions
40.4. Jurisdiction
40.5. Tribal Environmental Response Program (TERP)
40.6. Environmental Quality Standards
40.7. Discharge of Hazardous Substances
40.8. Remedial Actions
40.9. Case Closure or No Further Action
40.10. Enforcement and Penalties
40.11. Appeals

Chapter 41. Non-Metallic Mine Reclamation
41.1. Purpose and Policy
41.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
41.3. Definitions
41.4. Administration
41.5. Applicability
41.6. Standards
41.7. Nonmetallic Mining Reclamation Permit
41.8. Reclamation Plan
41.9. Financial Assurance
41.10. Public Notice and Right of Hearing
41.11. Alternative Requirements
41.12. Permit Duration
41.13. Permit Transfer
41.14. Review
41.15. Permit Modification
41.16. Permit Suspension or Revocation
41.17. Annual Operator Reporting
41.18. Annual Fees
41.19. Regulatory Reporting and Documentation
41.20. Completed Reclamation-Reporting, Certification and Effect
41.21. Permit Termination
41.22. Right of Entry and Inspection
41.23. Violations

Chapter 42. Woodcutting Ordinance
42.1-1. Purpose
42.2-1. Definitions
42.3-1. Application
42.4-1. Tribal Policy
42.5-1. Enforcement

Chapter 43. Well Abandonment Law
43.1-1. Purpose and Policy
43.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
43.3-1. Definitions
43.4-1. Abandonment Required
43.5-1. Well Operation Permit
43.6-1. Abandonment Procedures
43.7-1. Penalties
43.8-1. Conflict with Federal

Chapter 44. Recycling and Solid Waste Disposal
44.1. Purpose and Policy
44.2. Adoption and Amendment
44.3. Effective Date
44.4. Definitions
44.5. Recycling Applicability and Prohibitions
44.6. Management of Separated Recyclable Materials
44.7. Responsibilities and Disposal
44.8. Prohibition on Disposal of Recyclable Materials Separated for Recycling
44.9. Non-Collectable Materials
44.10. Right to Reject Materials
44.11. Solid Waste
44.12. Enforcement
44.13. Administration and Interpretation

Chapter 45. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Law
45.1. Purpose and Policy
45.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
45.3. Definitions
45.4. Administration and Supervision
45.5. Conservation Wardens
45.6. Licenses and Permits
45.7. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Restrictions
45.8. Protected and Unprotected Species
45.9. Hunter Cautions and Miscellaneous
45.10. Deer Harvest Laws
45.11. Small Game
45.12. Furbearers
45.13. Migratory Birds
45.14. Fishing
45.15. Conservation Code Violations
45.16. Sanctions
45.17. Wild Animal Protection Assessments
45.18. Completion of Hunter Safety Course

Chapter 46. On-Site Waste Disposal Ordinance
46.1-1. Introduction
46.2-1. General Requirements
46.3-1. Permits and Applications
46.4-1. Inspections
46.5-1. Administration and Enforcement

Chapter 47. Sanitation Ordinance
47.1-1. Purpose and Policy
47.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
47.3-1. Definitions
47.4-1. Sanitary District and Utilities Department
47.5-1. Management and Finances
47.6-1. Unlawful actions and Requirements
47.7-1. Standard Participation Contract
47.8-1. Sanitary District Charges and Fees
47.9-1. Building Sewers and Connections
47.10-1. Building Sewer Contractors
47.11-1. Violations of Ordinance
47.12-1. Appellate Review
47.13-1. Billing
47.14-1. Real Property
47.15-1. Rates and Charges
47.16-1. Water and Sewer Main Extension Rule
47.17-1. Connection to the Water Department s Water Works System
47.18-1. Miscellaneous

Chapter 48. Water Resources Ordinance
48.1-1. Policy and Purpose
48.2-1. Authority
48.3-1. Definitions
48.4-1. Powers and Duties
48.5-1. Review
48.6-1. Enforcement; Reporting

Chapter 49. All-Terrain Vehicle Law
49.1-1. Purpose and Policy
49.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
49.3-1. Definitions
49.4-1. Age Requirements
49.5-1. Rules of Operation
49.6-1. Enforcement
49.7-1. Sanctions

Chapter 51. Motor Vehicle Registration Ordinance
51.1-1. Purpose and Policy
51.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal, Review
51.3-1. Definitions
51.4-1. Registration of Automobiles
51.5-1. Operating Unregistered or Improperly Registered Vehicle
51.6-1. Vehicles Exempt from Registration
51.7-1. Application for Registration
51.8-1. Grounds for Refusing Registration
51.9-1. Design, Procurement and Issuance of Registration Plates
51.10-1. Application For and Issuance of Special Plates
51.11-1. Personalized License Plates
51.12-1. Display of Registration Plates
51.13-1. Issuance of Replacement Plates
51.14-1. Department to Compile Registration Lists
51.15-1. Annual Registration Fees; Biennial Motorcycle Fees
51.16-1. Special Registration Fees for Certain Vehicles
51.17-1. Antique Motor Vehicles; Registration, Plates, Use Registration Ordinance
51.18-1. Special Interest Vehicles: Registration, Plates, Use
51.19-1. Part-Year Fees for Private Automobiles
51.20-1. Special Registration Period for Other Vehicles
51.21-1. Biennial Registration
51.22-1. When Part-Period Fees Payable for Other Vehicles
51.23-1. Re-registration Required for Vehicles Subject to a Different Fee
51.24-1. Refundable Fees
51.25-1. Notice of Change of Address
51.26-1. Fee to Reinstate Suspended or Revoked Registration
51.27-1. Exemption of Nonresidents and Foreign Registered Vehicles
51.28-1. Reciprocal agreements
51.29-1. Penalties
51.30-1. When Registration Is to Be Suspended
51.31-1. Transfer of Vehicle Ownership While Registration is Suspended
51.32-1. Nonmoving Violations
51.33-1. In Reference to all License Fees of the Oneida Nation Motor Vehicle

Chapter 55. Small Business Loans
55.1. Purpose and Policy
55.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
55.3. Definitions
55.4. The Tribe's Role in the Program
55.5. The Bank's Role in the Program
55.6. Eligibility and Requirements for Application and Receipt of a Program Loan
55.7. Loan Terms and Conditions
55.8. Loan Review Process
55.9. Loan Closing Procedures
55.10. Post-Closing Procedures
55.11. Obligations of the Loan Recipient
55.12. Collection and Enforcement
55.13. Grant Program

Chapter 56. Oneida Vender Licensing
56.1-1. Purpose and Policy
56.2-1. Adoption, Amendment Repeal
56.3-1. Definitions
56.4-1. Scope of the Requirement
56.5-1. Application/Renewal Procedures
56.6-1. Fees for Licensure
56.7-1. Appeal of Agency and License Commission Decisions
56.8-1. Revocation of Vendor s License
56.9-1. Specific Requirements
56.10-1. Exempt Status
Attachment A: Vendors Licensing Fee Schedule for 1996 Flat Fee Amount

Chapter 57. Indian Preference in Contracting
57.1. Purpose and Policy
57.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
57.3. Definitions
57.4. Jurisdiction
57.5. Indian Preference Office
57.6. Certification of Entities
57.7. Application of Indian Preference
57.8. Skills Bank and Qualified Trades Workers
57.9. Compliance Agreements
57.10. Office Investigations and Enforcement

Chapter 58. Garnishment Ordinance
58.1-1. Purpose and Policy
58.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
58.3-1. Definitions
58.4-1. Garnishment Action Procedure
58.5-1. Garnishment Action Fee
58.6-1. Irrevocable Voluntary Payroll Deduction
58.7-1. Recognition of Order
58.8-1. Discharge from Employment

Chapter 59. Alcohol Beverage Licensing Law
59.1. Purpose and Policy
59.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
59.3. Definitions
59.4. Tribal Licenses
59.5. Violations of Law

Chapter 60. Tobacco Ordinance
60.1. Purpose and Policy
60.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
60.3. Definitions
60.4. Tobacco Outlets
60.5. Purchase of, Title to and Possession of Tobacco Products
60.6. Restrictions on Sales
60.7. Tribal Liability
60.8. Violations

Chapter 61. Room Tax Law
61.1. Purpose and Policy
61.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
61.3. Definitions
61.4. Tax Imposed
61.5. Operator s Duties
61.6. Enforcement and Appeals

Chapter 66. Building Code
66.1. Purpose
66.2. Adoption, Amendment, Applicability and Repeal
66.3. Definitions
66.4. Standards
66.5. Zoning Administration and Inspections
66.6. Building Permits
66.7. Fees and Insurance Requirements
66.8. Cash Deposit Guaranteeing Compliance
66.9. General Penalty
66.10. Unsafe Buildings, Razing or Repair
66.11. Structural Portion to be Inspected
66.12. Successive Inspections to Be Made
66.13. Excavations
66.14. Abandoned or Water-Filled Excavations
66.15. Littering and Damage to Property
66.16. Contractors  License
66.17. Lot Corners
66.18. Minimum Building Elevations
66.19. Materials Approved by Wisconsin Department of Commerce
66.20. Razing of Buildings
66.21. Moving of Buildings
66.22. Outside Fire Escapes
66.23. Swimming Pools
66.24. Appeals

Chapter 67. Real Property Law
67.1. Authority, Purpose, Policy
67.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
67.3. Rules of Statutory Construction
67.4. Definitions
67.5. Interests in Real Estate: Individual or Tribal
67.6. Holding of Ownership
67.7. Legal Descriptions
67.8. Title Transfer
67.9. Disposition of Estates of Deceased Tribal Members
67.10. Real Estate Trust Accounts
67.11. Leasing of Real Property
67.12. Records
67.13. Real Estate Licensing
67.14. Real Estate Financing
67.15. Tribal Real Estate Taxes
67.16. Organization

Chapter 68. Condominium Ordinance
68.1-1. Purpose
68.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
68.3-1. Definitions
68.4-1. General Application of this Law
68.5-1. Rules of Construction
68.6-1. Association of Unit Owners
68.7-1. Bylaws
68.8-1. Declaration
68.9-1. Establishment of a Condominium
68.10-1. Condominium Plat
68.11-1. Percentage Interests
68.12-1. Use of Common Elements
68.13-1. Common Expenses and Common Surpluses
68.14-1. Insurance
68.15-1. Repair or Reconstruction
68.16-1. Eminent Domain
68.17-1. Books of Receipts and Expenditures
68.18-1. Separate Taxation
68.19-1. Mechanics  and Materialmen s Liens
68.20-1. Liability
68.21-1. Personal Application
68.22-1. Easements and Encroachments
68.23-1. Disclosure Requirements
68.24-1. Blanket Mortgages and Other Blanket Liens
68.25-1. Provisions Requiring Employment of Declarant
68.26-1. Appeals to Land Commission

Chapter 69. Zoning and Shoreland Protection
69.1. Purpose, Policy, Authority and Scope
69.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
69.3. Definitions
69.4. Organization
69.5. Zoning Maps
69.6. General Regulations
69.7. Districts
69.8. District Overlays
69.9. Planned Unit Developments (PUDs)
69.10. Permits
69.11. Regulation of Signs
69.12. Non-Point Source Pollution, Reclamation, and Bonding
69.13. Rezoning Property and Amending District Boundary Lines
69.14. Enforcement and Penalties
69.15. Appeals

Chapter 71. Marriage
71.1. Purpose and Policy
71.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
71.3. Definitions
71.4. Marriages, Generally
71.5. Marriage Document and Marriage Ceremony
71.6. Marriages Conducted to Avoid the Law and Immaterial Irregularities
71.7. Penalties

Chapter 72. Divorce, Annulment, Legal Separation
72.1. Purpose and Policy
72.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
72.3. Definitions
72.4. Jurisdiction
72.5. Summons and Petition
72.6. Peacemaking and Mediation
72.7. Affirmation and Annulment
72.8. Legal Separation and Divorce
72.9. Property Division and Maintenance

Chapter 75. Cemetery Law
75.1. Purpose and Policy
75.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
75.3. Definitions
75.4. Administration and Authority
75.5. Tribal Cemeteries
75.6. Interment and Plots
75.7. Prohibited Items and Behavior on Cemetery Grounds

Chapter 77. Paternity
77.1. Purpose and Policy
77.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
77.3. Definitions
77.4. Jurisdiction
77.5. Paternity- Generally
77.6. Establishing Paternity Through Order of the Court
77.7. Paternity Established by Other Jurisdictions

Chapter 78. Child Support
78.1. Purpose and Policy
78.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal, Other Laws and Agency Rules
78.3. Definitions
78.4. Jurisdiction
78.5. Child Support Orders
78.6. Hearing Procedures
78.7. Child Support Determination
78.8. Content and Effect of Order
78.9. Enforcement of Order
78.10. Modification of Order
78.11. Full Faith and Credit for Foreign Child Support Orders
78.12. Right of Appeal
Rule CS 1 Deviation from Child Support Percentage Standards
1.1. Introduction
1.2. Definitions
1.3. Support Orders
1.4. Determining the Child Support Obligation in Special Circumstances
Rule CS 2 Enforcement Tools
2.1. Purpose and Effective Date
2.2. Definition
2.3. Compliance Plan
2.4. Notice of Enforcement Actions
2.5. Liens
2.6. Seizure of Property
2.7. Other Enforcement Tools
2.8. Family Court Enforcement Action
2.9. Alternative Payment Plans

Chapter 79. Child Custody, Placement, and Visitation
79.1. Purpose and Policy
79.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
79.3. Definitions
79.4. General Provisions
79.5. Jurisdiction
79.6. Commencing a Custody Proceeding
79.7. Peacemaking and Mediation
79.8. Guardian Ad Litem
79.9. Temporary Orders
79.10. Custody and Physical Placement
79.11. Visitation Rights of Certain Persons
79.12. Revision of Orders
79.13. Enforcement of Physical Placement Orders
79.14. Moving the Child s Residence Within or Outside the State

Chapter 82. Notary Act
82.1-1. Implementation
82.2-1. Commissioning
82.3-0. Powers and Limitations
82.4-0. Journal and Seal
82.5-1. Certificates
82.6-0. Liability and Remedies
82.7-1. Changes of Status
82.8-1. Authorization

Chapter 83. Hall of Fame
83.1. Purpose and Policy
83.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
83.3. Definitions
83.4. Tri-Annual Induction
83.5. Eligibility for Nomination into the Hall of Fame
83.6. Selection Committee
83.7. Selection Process
83.8. Induction Resolution
83.9. Record Keeping
83.10. Recall

Chapter 84. Endowments
84.1-1. Purpose and Policy
84.2-1. Adoption, Amendment, Applicability and Repeal
84.3-1. Definitions
84.4-1. Duties and Responsibilities of the Oneida Business Committee
84.5-1. Duties and Responsibilities of the Oneida Finance Committee
84.6-1. Duties and Responsibilities of the Oneida Trust Committee
84.7-1. Duties and Responsibilities of the Director of the Oneida Trust Department
84.8-1. Transfer of Funds
84.9-1. Reduction of Principal
84.10-1. Dissolution of Endowment Fund Accounts

Chapter 97. Military Service Employee Protection Act
97-1. Purpose and Policy
97-2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
97-3. Definitions
97-4. Character of Service
97-5. Discrimination Against Persons Who Serve in the Military Prohibited
97-6. Reemployment Rights of Persons who Serve in the Military
97-7. Reemployment Positions
97-8. Benefits of Persons Absent from Employment for Military Service
97-9. Health Plans
97-10. Retirement Plans
97-11. Enforcement of Employment or Reemployment Rights

Chapter 150. Judiciary
Preamble
150.1. Purpose and Policy
150.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
150.3. Definitions
150.4. General Provisions
150.5. Trial Court
150.6. Peacemaking and Mediation Division
150.7. General Civil Division
150.8. Court of Appeals
150.9. Internal Operating Procedures
150.10. Rules of Pleading, Practice and Procedure
150.11. Judges
150.12. Reprimand, Suspension and Removal of Judges
150.13. Retirement

Chapter 151. Family Court
151.1. Purpose and Policy
151.2. Adoption, Amendment, Repeal
151.3. Definitions  
151.4. General Provisions
151.5. Jurisdiction
151.6. Appeal of a Family Court Decision
151.7. Judge
151.8. Powers of the Court and Duties of the Judge and Procedure
151.9. Rules of Pleading, Practice and Procedure
151.10. Reprimand, Suspension, and Termination of Judge
151.11. Retirement

Chapter 152. Oneida Tribal Judiciary Canons of Judicial Conduct
Preamble
Application
Limited Judicial Immunity
Canon #1. A Judge shall uphold and promote the independence, integrity and impartiality of the Judiciary; and shall avoid impropriety and the appearance of impropriety.
Canon #2. A Judge shall hear and decide all matters assigned to the Judge, except when disqualification is necessary or where a substitution is requested and granted.
Canon #3. The duties of Judicial office shall take precedence over all of a Judge s personal and extrajudicial activities. A Judge shall conduct personal and extrajudicial activities in such a manner as to minimize the risk of conflicts with the obligations of judicial office.
Canon #4. A Judge shall avoid financial and business dealings that tend to reflect adversely on his or her impartiality or interfere with the performance of his or her judicial responsibilities.
Canon #5. Judges and Judicial Candidates shall affirm and display the respectful integrity and dignity of a person qualified to hold a position on the Judiciary, and shall refrain from any political activity which might interfere with the performance of his or her judicial duties.

Chapter 153. Oneida Judiciary Rules of Civil Procedure
153.1. Purpose and Policy
153.2. Adoption; Amendment; Repeal
153.3 Definitions
153.4. General Provisions
153.5. Commencement of Action; Summons; Service of Process; Filing
153.6. Computing and Extending Time
153.7. Pleadings; Form of Pleadings, Motions and Other Papers; Procedure
153.8. Signing Pleadings, Motions, and Other Papers; Representations to the Court; Sanctions
153.9 Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidated Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing
153.10. Counterclaim; Crossclaim; Third-Party Claim
153.11. Amended Pleadings
153.12. Pretrial Meeting and Filing
153.13. Substitution of Parties
153.14. Discovery
153.15. Depositions
153.16. Interrogatories
153.17. Producing Documents, Electronically Stored Information, and Tangible Things, or Entering onto Land, for Inspection and Other Purposes
153.18. Physical and Mental Examinations
153.19. Requests for Admission
153.20. Failure to Make Disclosures or to Cooperate in Discovery; Sanctions
153.21. Dismissal of Action
153.22. Consolidation; Separate Trials
153.23. Taking Testimony
153.24. Subpoena
153.25. Recesses; Personal Conduct
153.26. Contempt
153.27. Findings and Conclusions by the Court; Judgment on Partial Findings; Offer of Judgment
153.28. Judgment; Costs
153.29. Default; Default Judgment
153.30. Summary Judgment
153.31. Entering Judgment; Enforcement
153.32. Record of Proceedings
153.33. Relief from a Judgment or Order; Harmless Error
153.34. Stay of Proceedings to Enforce a Judgment
153.35 Injunctions and Restraining Orders
153.36. Behavior, Disability, Disqualification of Judges
153.37. Guardian Ad Litem
153.38. Hearing Procedure
153.39. Appeals

Chapter 154. Rules of Appellate Procedure
154.1. Purpose and Policy
154.2. Adoption, Amendment Repeal
154.3. Definitions
154.4. General Provisions
154.5. Initiating the Appeal
154.6. Appeal by Permission
154.7. Joint, Consolidated, and Cross Appeals
154.8. Service, Filing and Certification
154.9. Time Computation
154.10. Motions
154.11. Briefs
154.12. Oral Argument
154.13. Entry and Form of Judgment
154.14. Interest of Judgments
154.15. Penalties
154.16. Substitution of Parties
154.17. Costs

Chapter 155. Oneida Judiciary Rules of Evidence
155.1. Purpose and Policy
155.2. Adoption, Amendment Repeal
155.3. Definitions
155.4. General Provisions
155.5. Judicial Notice
155.6. Presumptions
155.7. Relevance and Its Limits
155.8. Privileges
155.9. Witnesses
155.10. Opinions and Expert Testimony
155.11. Hearsay
155.12. Authentication and Identification
155.13. Writings, Recordings and Photographs

Chapter 156. Oneida Family Court Rules
Rule 1. Scope of Rules; Applicability
Rule 2. Appearances
Rule 3. Rules of Decorum
Rule 4. Divorce Proceedings
Rule 5. Paternity Procedure
Rule 6. Motion to Modify Legal Custody and/or Physical Placement
Rule 7. Default Judgment
Rule 8. Continuance
Rule 9. Written Decision
Rule 10. Children in the Courtroom; Children as Witnesses
Rule 11. Ex Parte Communication
Rule 12. Foreign Child Support Orders
Rule 13. Peacemaking and Mediation
Rule 14. Guardian ad litem

Chapter 200. Tribal Environmental Quality Review
200.1. Purpose
200.2. Adoption, Amendment, Applicability and Repeal
200.3. Definitions
200.4. Tribal Findings and Declaration.
200.5. Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement
200.6. Rules and Regulations

Chapter 309. Early Return to Work
309.1 Purpose and Policy
309.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
309.3. Definitions
309.4. Scope
309.5. Employee Responsibility
309.6. Original Supervisor Responsibility
309.7. Placement Site Supervisor Responsibility

Chapter 397. Voluntary Severance
397.1. Purpose and Policy
397.2. Adoption, Amendment, Conflicts
397.3. Definitions
397.4. Severance

[Table of Contents created by NILL in November 2014, based on materials available on tribe's website.]