Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Tribal Code

Current Through : October 2014

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Table of Contents


Title 1. General Provisions
1-1 APPLICATION OF CODE
1-1-1 Territory, Persons and Property Affected.
1-2 LEGAL AUTHORITY
1-2-1 Constitutional Authority.
1-2-2 Prior Inconsistent Codes and Ordinances Repealed.
1-2-3 Construction.
1-3 AMENDMENT
1-3-1 Amendment of Law and Order Code.
1-4 DEFINITIONS
1-4-1Definitions

Title 2. Courts
2-1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
2-1-1    Authorization.
2-1-2    Consent to Jurisdiction.
2-1-3    Tribal Court Jurisdiction.
2-1-4    Criminal Jurisdiction.
2-1-5    Probate Jurisdiction.
2-1-6    Juvenile Jurisdiction.
2-1-7    Law to be Applied.
2-2 JUDICIAL COUNCIL AND PEACEMAKERS CIRCLE GENERALLY.
2-2-1    Separate and Independent Branches.
2-2-2    Procedures.
2-2-3    Number and Qualifications.
2-2-4    Term of Office.
2-2-5    Oath of Office.
2-2-6    General Duties and Powers. District Court, Court of Appeals, Employee Disputes Tribunal.
2-2-7    Additional Duties and Powers. District Court Judge, Court of Appeals Justice.
2-2-8    RESERVED.
2-2-9    Compensation. District Court Judge, Court of Appeals Justice.
2-2-10    Removal. District Court Judge, Court of Appeals Justice, Employee Disputes Tribunal Magistrate.
2-2-11    Disqualifications, Conflict of Interest.
2-2-12    Decisions.
2-2-13    Records.
2-2-14    Files.
2-2-15    Practice Before the Court.
2-2-16    Rules of the Court.
2-2-17    Action on Appeals.
2-2-18    Court Receipts.
2-3 COURT CLERK
2-3-1    Establishment Judicial Administrator’s Office.
2-3-2    Service to all Courts.
2-3-3    Judicial Administrator.
2-3-4    Powers and Duties.
2-3-5    Seal.
2-3-6    Certification of True Copies.
2-3-7    Notice or Orders or Judgments.
2-3-8    Clerk’s Books, Records and Entries.
2-3-9    Separate Case Files.
2-3-10    Memorializing Record.
2-3-11    Statistical Information.
2-4 MISCELLANEOUS
2-4-1    Publications.
2-4-2    Immaterial Errors.
2-4-3    Copies of Laws.
2-4-4    Effect of Prior Decisions.
2-4-5    Judicial Review.
2-4-6    Action When No Procedure Provided.
2-5 PEACEMAKERS
2-5-1    Peacemakers Circle.

Title 3. Grievance Committee
3-1 SCOPE AND PURPOSE
3-1-1    Purpose.
3-1-2    Definitions.
3-2 GENERAL PROVISIONS
3-2-1    Swearing in Committee Members.
3-2-2    General Powers of the Committee.
3-2-3    Records to be Kept Permanently.
3-2-4    Assigning Case Numbers.
3-2-5    Complaints.
3-2-6    Stay of Further Removal Proceedings.
3-2-7    Severability.
3-2-8    Disposition of Costs.
3-3 MEDIATION
3-3-1    Authorization.
3-3-2    Requests for Assistance.
3-3-3    Records.
3-3-4    Duties of Parties.
3-4 INVESTIGATIVE HEARING
3-4-1    Investigative Commencement.
3-4-2    Complaint.
3-4-3    Filing the Complaint.
3-4-4    Service of Process.
3-4-5    Computation of Time.
3-4-6    Answer.
3-4-7    Role of Grievance Committee in Hearings.
3-4-8    Quorum.
3-4-9    Date of Hearing.
3-4-10    General Order of Hearing.
3-4-11    Taking Testimony of a Witness.
3-4-12    Evidence.
3-4-13    Burden.
3-4-14    Standard of Proof.
3-4-15    Findings and Order.
3-4-16    Result of False Swearing.
3-4-17    Private Cause of Action Created.
3-4-18    Calling the General Council Meeting.
3-4-19    Notice to General Council.
3-5 GENERAL COUNCIL REMOVAL HEARING
3-5-1    Procedures.
3-5-2    Presentation.
3-5-3    Deliberation.
3-5-4    Voting.
3-5-5    Judgment.
3-5-6    Adjournment.
3-5-7    Powers of Court Not Diminished.

Title 4. Civil Procedure
4-1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
4-1-1    No effect upon Sovereign Immunity.
4-1-2    Declaratory Judgment.
4-1-3    Effect of Previous Court Decisions.
4-1-4    Definitions.
4-2 COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION:  2 PLEADINGS, MOTIONS AND ORDERS
4-2-1    Commencement of Action.
4-2-2    Pleadings and Motions.
4-2-3    General Rules.
4-2-4    General Form.
4-2-5    Judgment on the Pleadings.
4-2-6    Counterclaims.
4-2-7    Counterclaim Effect on Statutes of Limitation.
4-2-8    Amended and Supplemental Pleadings.
4-2-9    Pre-trial Conference.
4-2-10    Dismissal of Actions.
4-3 PROCESS, SUMMONS, SUBPOENAS
4-3-1    Issuance of Summons.
4-3-2    Form of Summons.
4-3-3    Manner of Process Service.
4-3-4    Who May Serve Process.
4-3-5    Proof of Service.
4-3-6    Territorial Limits of Effective Service.
4-3-7    Time Limit for Service.
4-3-8    Vacating Default Judgments Where Service is By Publication.
4-3-9    Subpoena.
4-3-10    Computation and Enlargement of Time.
4-3-11    Extraterritorial Service Authorized.
4-4 PARTIES
4-4-1    Parties and Capacity.
4-4-2    Joinder.
4-4-3    Misjoinder of Parties.
4-4-4    Intervention.
4-4-5    Substitution of Parties.
4-5 DISCOVERY
4-5-1    General Provisions.
4-5-2    Privilege.
4-5-3    Notice and Service.
4-5-4    Protection.
4-5-5    Costs.
4-5-6    Depositions.
4-5-7    Interrogatories.
4-5-8    Production of Documents and Such.
4-5-9    Physical and Medical Examination.
4-5-10    Request for Admission.
4-5-11    Sanctions.
4-6 WITNESSES
4-6-1    Issue and Service of Subpoena for Witnesses.
4-6-2    Witness Privileged.
4-6-3    Demand for fees.
4-6-4    Witness Fee.
4-7 JURORS
4-7-1    Jury Roll.
4-7-2    Jury Listing.
4-7-3    Preparation of Jury Wheel.
4-7-4    General Jury Panel.
4-7-5    Summoning Jurors.
4-7-6    Examination of Jurors.
4-7-7    Alternate Jurors.
4-7-8    Exemptions.
4-7-9    Jury Oath.
4-7-10    Jury Verdict.
4-8 TRIALS
4-8-1    Issues.
4-8-2    Jury Trial of Right.
4-8-3    Trial by Jury.
4-8-4    Order of Trial.
4-8-5    Opening Statements.
4-8-6    Burden of Proof.
4-8-7    Evidence.
4-8-8    Testimony.
4-8-9    Exceptions Unnecessary.
4-8-10    Closing Arguments.
4-8-11    Jury Instruction.
4-8-12    Jury Deliberations.
4-8-13    Information After Retirement.
4-8-14    Jury Discharge.
4-8-15    Re-trial.
4-8-16    Jury Verdict.
4-8-17    Assessing Recovery Amount.
4-8-18    Court Verdict.
4-9 REMEDIES
4-9-1    Scope.
4-9-2    Types of Remedies.
4-9-3    Temporary Restraining Order.
4-9-4    Preliminary Injunction.
4-9-5    Preliminary Injunction-Criteria.
4-9-6    Injunction is Equitable.
4-9-7    Enforcement.
4-9-8    Modification.
4-9-9    Order of Protection from Domestic Violence.
4-10 JUDGMENT
4-10-1    Judgments.
4-10-2    Default.
4-10-3    Offer of Judgment.
4-10-4    Summary Judgment.
4-10-5    Declaratory Judgments.
4-10-6    Entry of Judgment.
4-10-7    New Trials.
4-10-8    Clerical Error.
4-10-9    Harmless Error.
4-10-10    Judgment Lien.
4-10-11    Execution of Judgment.
4-10-12    Stay of Proceedings.
4-10-13    Garnishment.
4-10-14    Prejudgment Garnishment.
4-10-15    Attachment.
4-10-16    Exempt Property.
4-10-17    Taxable Costs.
4-10-18    Awarding Costs.
4-10-19    Foreign Judgments.
4-10-20    Definitions. As used in this section:
4-10-21    Full Faith and Credit.
4-10-22    Filing and Status of Foreign Judgment.
4-10-23    Filing a Foreign Judgment. Enforcement.
4-10-24    Notice of Filing.
4-10-25    Stay of Enforcement.
4-10-26    Filing Fees.
4-11 LIMITATION OF ACTIONS
4-11-1    When Appropriate.
4-11-2    Real Actions.
4-11-3    Other Actions.
4-11-4    Survival of Action.
4-11-5    Construction Tort Claims.
4-11-6    New action, saving statute.
4-12 WORTHLESS CHECK
4-12-1    Civil liability for worthless check.
4-12-2    Civil action to collect on check or order; reasonable attorney fees assessed as costs.
4-13 MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
4-13-1    Tortious Interference with a Business or Governmental Relationship.
4-14 CLAIMS AGAINST PER CAPITA
4-14-1    Claims Against Per Capita.
4-15 REPOSSESSION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY
4-15-1    Repossession of Personal Property.
4-15-2    Definitions.
4-15-3    Limitation of Action.
4-15-4    Petition to Repossess.
4-15-5    Action on the Petition.
4-15-6    Conduct of Hearing.

Title 5. Appellate Procedure
5-1 GENERAL
5-1-1    General Provisions.
5-1-2    Suspension and Revision of Rules.
5-1-3    Discretionary Authority.
5-2 TRIBAL COURT APPEALS
5-2-1    Appeal How Taken.
5-2-2    Appeal as of Right-When Taken.
5-2-3    Appeal as of Right.
5-2-4    The Record on Appeal.
5-2-5    Correction or Modification of the Record.
5-2-6    Transmission of Record.
5-2-7    Docket the Appeal.
5-2-8    Civil Procedures Apply.
5-3 BRIEFS
5-3-1    Brief of Appellant.
5-3-2    Brief of Appellee.
5-3-3    Time for Filing and Service of Briefs.
5-3-4    Consequence of Failure to File Briefs.
5-4 ARGUMENTS
5-4-1    Oral Argument.
5-4-2    Notice of Argument.
5-4-3    Order and Content of Argument.
5-4-4    Non-appearance of Parties.
5-5 JUDGMENT
5-5-1    Entry of Judgment.
5-5-2    Interest on Judgments.
5-5-3    Damages for Delay.
5-5-4    To Whom Costs Allowed.
5-5-5    Cost For or Against the Tribe.
5-5-6    Voluntary Dismissal.
5-6 ATTORNEY AND LAY ADVOCATE RULES
5-6-1    Members of the Bar.
5-6-2    Appearance of Counsel.
5-6-3    Courtroom Decorum.
5-6-4    Free Press-Fair Trial.
5-6-5    Representation of Indigent Defendants.

Title 6. Juvenile Procedure
6-1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
6-1-1    Establishment.
6-1-2    Purpose.
6-1-3    Definitions.
6-1-4    Jurisdiction.
6-1-5    Place of Sitting.
6-1-6    Transfers Between Courts.
6-1-7    Transfer Criteria.
6-1-8    Records Transfer.
6-1-9    Notice of Legal Rights.
6-1-10    Procedure.
6-1-11    Hearings.
6-1-12    Social Study and Other Reports.
6-1-13    Rules of Evidence.
6-1-14    Effect of Proceedings.
6-1-15    Inspection of Court Records.
6-1-16    Sealed Records.
6-1-17    Appeals.
6-2 EMERGENCY CUSTODY
6-2-1    Emergency Custody.
6-2-2    Notification of Parents.
6-2-3    Release of Detained Child.
6-2-4    Notification of Court.
6-2-5    Shelter
6-2-6    Court Ordered Medical Treatment.
6-3 ADJUDICATION
6-3-1    Court Intake.
6-3-2    Petition Contents.
6-3-3    Summons.
6-3-4    Service of Summons.
6-3-5    Failure to Appear.
6-3-6    Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem.
6-3-7    Adjudicatory Hearing.
6-3-8    Dismissal of Petition.
6-3-9    Sustaining Petition.
6-3-10    Temporary Orders.
6-4 DISPOSITION
6-4-1    Dispositional Hearing.
6-4-2    Reports.
6-4-3    Treatment Plan.
6-4-4    Continuance.
6-4-5    Order of Protection.
6-4-6    Types of Protection Order.
6-4-7    Placement Preferences.
6-4-8    Religious Preferences.
6-4-9    Disposition Decree.
6-4-10    Legal Custody-Guardianship.
6-4-11    Probation.
6-4-12    New Hearing Authorized.
6-4-13    Orders for Support.
6-4-14    Continuing Jurisdiction.
6-5 TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
6-5-1    Motion for Termination.
6-5-2    Appointment of Counsel.
6-5-3    Burden of Proof.
6-5-4    Grounds of Termination.
6-5-5    Abandonment.
6-5-6    Parental Unfitness.
6-5-7    Voluntary Termination.
6-5-8    Review Following Determination.
6-5-9    Effect of Termination.
6-5-10    Grandparents Rights.
6-6 ADOPTIONS
6-6-1    Jurisdiction Over Adoptions.
6-6-2    Purpose of Adoptions.
6-6-3    Eligibility to Adopt.
6-6-4    Consent to Adoption.
6-6-5    Consent of Child.
6-6-6    Petition.
6-6-7    Investigation.
6-6-8    Adoption Hearing.
6-6-9    Report and Final Decree of Adoption.
6-6-10    Contents of Adoption Order.
6-6-11    Effect of Final Decree.
6-6-12    Confidentiality.
6-6-13    Enrollment Matters.
6-6-14    Certificates of Adoption.
6-7 EMANCIPATION
6-7-1    Rights of Majority.
6-7-2    Petition Contents.
6-7-3    Notice.
6-7-4    Hearing.

Title 7. Family Relations
7-1 GENERAL
7-1-1    Recording.
7-1-2    Marital Status.
7-1-3    Traditional Adoptions.
7-1-4    Paternity.
7-2 DIVORCE
7-2-1    Jurisdiction.
7-2-2    Residency.
7-2-3    Grounds.
7-2-4    Petition.
7-2-5    Attachments.
7-2-6    Service.
7-2-7    Hearing.
7-2-8    Care and Custody of Children.
7-2-9    Preference of Child.
7-2-10    Restoration of Wife’s Maiden Name.
7-2-11    Effect of Divorce.
7-3 SEPARATION OF PROPERTY AND DEBTS
7-3-1    Property Defined.
7-3-2    Separate Property Defined.
7-3-3    Separate Debts.
7-3-4    Sale/Transfer of Community Real Property.
7-3-5    Community Personal Property.
7-3-6    Court Ordered Payments.

Title 8. Probate
8-1 GENERAL
8-1-1    Jurisdiction.
8-1-2    Procedure.
8-1-3    Petition.
8-1-4    Administrator.
8-1-5    Notice to Creditors.
8-1-6    Inventory and Appraisal.
8-1-7    Claims of Creditors.
8-1-8    Priority of Claims.
8-1-9    Allowance.
8-1-10    Payment of Claims.
8-1-11    Sale of Personal Property.
8-1-12    Exempt Property.
8-1-13    Final Settlement.
8-1-14    Dispute Concerning Heirship.
8-1-15    Final Decree.
8-1-16    Devolution of Estate at Death.
8-1-17    Escheat.
8-2 ESTATE MATTERS
8-2-1    Notice.
8-2-2    Proof of Will.
8-2-3    Further Proceedings.
8-2-4    Will Contest.
8-2-5    Record of Hearing.
8-3 LAND INTERESTS
8-3-1    Land Interest Less than 5%.

Title 9. Environmental Protection
9-1 GENERAL PROVISION
9-1-1    Purpose.
9-1-2    Administration.
9-1-3    Effective Date.
9-1-4    Permits.
9-1-5    Definitions.
9-2 COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES
9-2-1    Non-compliance.
9-2-2    Orders to Cease Activity.
9-2-3    Enforcement by United States.
9-3 REMEDIES AND PENALTIES
9-3-1    Remedies.
9-3-2    Civil Penalties.
9-4 REGULATIONS
9-4-1    Regulations.
9-5 ACTIVITIES
9-5-1    Scope.
9-5-2    Determination by the Tribal Council.
9-5-3    Statement to be Submitted.
9-6 OIL AND GAS ACTIVITIES
9-6-1    Purpose.
9-6-2    Scope.
9-6-3    Planning.
9-6-4    Plan of Development.
9-7 APPEALS AND SEVERABILITY
9-7-1    Appeals.
9-7-2    Severability.

Title 10. General Revenue and Taxation
10-1-29    Penalty.
10-2 TRIBAL TOBACCO TAX
10-2-1    Purpose.
10-2-2    Definitions.
10-2-3    Taxes Levied.
10-2-4    Wholesale Exceptions.
10-2-5    Impact of tax.
10-2-6    Payment of tax.
10-2-7    Exclusions from Taxation.
10-2-8    Unstamped Tobacco Contraband.
10-2-9    Records.
10-2-10    Reports.
10-2-11    Wholesale and Retail Stock to be Separate.
10-2-12    Tribal Tobacco Wholesaler Licensing.
10-2-13    Tribal Tobacco Wholesaler License.
10-2-14    Tribal Tobacco Retailer Licensing.
10-2-15    Tribal Tobacco Retailer License.
10-2-16    Failure to comply with licensing requirements; penalty.
10-2-17    Effective Date.
10-3 SALES TAX
10-3-1    Definitions.
10-3-2    Tax on Sales.
10-3-3    Reserved.
10-3-4    Impact of Tax.
10-3-5    Payment of Tax.
10-3-6    Records.
10-3-7    Sales by Retailers to the Nation and its Members.
10-4 EARNINGS TAX
Reserved. (Amended by PBP TC No. 2012-032, February 13, 2012)
10-5 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TAX
Reserved. (Amended by PBP TC No. 2012-032, February 13, 2012)
10-6 MOTOR FUEL TAX
Reserved. (Amended by PBP TC No. 2007-027, February 2, 2007)
10-7 FRANCHISE TAX
Reserved (Amended by PBP TC No. 2010-111, May 20, 2010.) 

Title 11. Evidence
11-1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
11-1-1    Scope.
11-1-2    Purpose and Construction.
11-1-3    Ruling on Evidence.
11-1-4    Preliminary Questions.
11-1-5    Limited Admissibility.
11-1-6    Related Writings or Recorded Statements.
11-1-7    Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts.
11-1-8    Presumptions in Civil Actions.
11-2 RELEVANCY AND ITS LIMITS
11-2-1    Relevant Evidence.
11-2-2    Exclusion of Evidence.
11-2-3    Character Evidence.
11-2-4    Proving Character.
11-2-5    Habit or Routine.
11-2-6    Subsequent Remedial Measures.
11-2-7    Compromise and Offers to Compromise.
11-2-8    Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses.
11-2-9    Liability Insurance.
11-3 PRIVILEGES
11-3-1    Privileges Recognized.
11-3-2    Lawyer/Client Privilege.
11-3-3    Patient/Physician Privilege.
11-3-4    Husband and Wife Privilege.
11-3-5    Religious Privilege.
11-3-6    Trade Secrets.
11-3-7    Governmental/Official Privileges.
11-3-8    Waiver of Privilege.
11-4 WITNESSES
11-4-1    General Rule of Competency.
11-4-2    Lack of Personal Knowledge.
11-4-3    Oath or Affirmation.
11-4-4    Competency of Judge as Witness.
11-4-5    Competency of Jurors as Witness.
11-4-6    Who May Impeach.
11-4-7    Evidence of Character and Conduct of Witness.
11-4-8    Religious Beliefs or Opinions.
11-4-9    Presentation.
11-4-10    Writing Used to Refresh Memory.
11-4-11    Prior Statements of Witnesses.
11-4-12    Interrogation by Court.
11-4-13    Exclusion of Witnesses.
11-5 OPINIONS AND EXPERT TESTIMONY
11-5-1    Opinion Testimony by Lay Witnesses.
11-5-2    Testimony by Experts.
11-5-3    Basis of Opinion Testimony by Experts.
11-5-4    Opinion of Ultimate Issue.
11-5-5    Disclosure of Facts Underlying Expert Opinions.
11-5-6    Court Appointed Experts.
11-6 HEARSAY
11-6-1    Definitions.
11-6-2    Hearsay Rule.
11-6-3    Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Available.
11-6-4    Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable.
11-6-5    Hearsay Within Hearsay.
11-6-6    Credibility of Declarant.
11-7 AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION
11-7-1    Requirements.
11-7-2    Self-authentication.
11-7-3    Subscribing Witness Testimony Unnecessary.
11-8 CONTENTS OF WRITING, RECORDINGS, AND PHOTOGRAPHS
11-8-1    Requirement of Original.
11-8-2    Admissibility of Duplicates.
11-8-3    Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents.
11-8-4    Public Records.
11-8-5    Summaries.
11-8-6    Testimony or Written Admission of Party.
11-8-7    Functions of Court and Jury.

Title 12. Gaming
12-1 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS, POLICY AND PURPOSE
12-1-1    Sovereign Powers and Responsibilities.
12-1-2    Federal Policy of Tribal Self-determination.
12-1-3    Potawatomi Tribal Policy of Self-Government.
12-1-4    Tribal Alcohol Rehabilitation Program.
12-1-5    Land Consolidation Program.
12-1-6    Tribal Need for Governmental Revenue and Additional Economic Development.
12-1-7    Tribal Gaming Policy.
12-1-8    Purposes of Title.
12-2 GENERAL PROVISIONS
12-2-1    Definitions.
12-2-2    Tribal Gaming Commission Account Established.
12-2-3    Allocation and Use of Gaming Revenue.
12-3 TRIBAL GAMING COMMISSION
12-3-1    Establishment.
12-3-2    Authority of the Commission.
12-3-3    Location and Place of Business.
12-3-4    Duration.
12-3-5    Attributes.
12-3-6    Recognition as a Political Subdivision of the Tribe.
12-3-7    Sovereign Immunity of the Tribal Commission.
12-3-8    Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity of the Tribal Commission.
12-3-9    Sovereign Immunity of the Tribe.
12-3-10    Credit of the Tribe.
12-3-11    Credit of the Tribal Commission.
12-3-12    Assets of the Tribal Commission.
12-3-13    Membership; Qualifications of Commissioners.
12-3-14    Term of Office.
12-3-15    Ex-Officio Members.
12-3-16    Meetings.
12-3-17    Organization
12-3-18    Removal of Members; Vacancies.
12-3-19    Conflict of Interest.
12-3-20    Powers of the Tribal Commission.
12-3-21    Annual Budget.
12-3-22    Tribal Commission Regulations.
12-3-23    Right of Entrance; Monthly Inspection.
12-3-24    Investigations.
12-3-25    Hearings; Examiner.
12-3-26    Appointment of Examiner; Power of Examiner.
12-3-27    Bank Account of Gaming Facility.
12-3-28    Quarterly Summary Report of Tribal Enterprise Managers’ Reports.
12-3-29    Designation of Agent to Accept Service.
12-4 CLASSES OF GAMING; AUTHORIZED GAMES
12-4-1    Classes of Gaming.
12-4-2    Authorized Games.
12-5 REGULATION OF GAMING
12-5-1    Applicability; Gaming Regulated.
12-5-2    Tribal Ownership of Class II and Class III Gaming.
12-6 GAMING LICENSES
12-6-1    Types of Licenses.
12-6-2    No License Requirement for Class I Gaming.
12-6-3    Application for Series A Gaming License.
12-6-4    Review Procedure for Series A Gaming License Application.
12-6-5    Criteria for Series A Gaming License.
12-6-6    Application for Series B Gaming License.
12-6-7    Review Procedure for Series B Gaming License Application.
12-6-8    Employment of Key Employee or Primary Management Official Prior to Issuance of Class C Gaming License.
12-6-9    Application for Series C Gaming License.
12-6-10    Review Procedure for Series C Gaming License Application.
12-6-11    Employment of Standard Gaming Employee Prior to Issuance of Class C Gaming License.
12-6-12    Application for Series D Gaming License.
12-6-13    Review Procedure for Series D Gaming License Application.
12-6-14    Vendor Licensing at the Casino Event Center and Hotel Expansion Project.
12-6-15    Gaming Licenses and Investigations of non-gaming employees.
12-6-16    Non-Gaming Vendors do not require Series D Gaming License.
12-7 PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICABILITY TO ALL LICENSEES
12-7-1    Gaming License Application Fee.
12-7-2    Gaming License Tax.
12-7-3    Form and Display of Gaming License.
12-7-4    Terms of Gaming License.
12-7-5    Gaming License Renewal.
12-7-6    Scope of Gaming License.
12-7-7    Posting of Gaming Licensee.
12-7-8    Annual Report of Series A Licensee.
12-7-9    Procedure to Remedy Gaming License Violation.
12-7-10    Requirement of Producing Series B or C Gaming License Upon Request.
12-7-11    Temporary Suspension of Series B or C Gaming License.
12-7-12    Denial or Revocation of Series B or C Gaming License.
12-7-13    Temporary Suspension of Series D Gaming License.
12-7-14    Denial or Revocation of Series D Gaming License.
12-7-15    Gaming Licenses are Site-Specific.
12-7-16    Gaming Licenses are Not Transferable.
12-7-17    Gaming Licenses are Personal.
12-7-18    Title 12 and Regulations Available for Inspection.
12-7-19    Gaming Age Limitations.
12-7-20    Gaming Rules Available for Inspection
12-7-21    Renting or Lending Gaming Equipment.
12-7-22    Exchange of Pull-Tabs, Punchboards, Etc.
12-7-23    Permission Required for Making Gaming Equipment.
12-7-24    Full Value Required for Gaming Chips and Tokens.
12-7-25    Five-Year Retention of Gaming Records.
12-7-26    Facility Agreement Requirement.
12-7-27    Liquor Approval Requirement.
12-7-28    Cash Required for Gaming.
12-7-29    Form of Win or Loss Documentation.
12-7-30    Fee and Report Filing Requirement.
12-7-31    Response to Law Enforcement Agencies.
12-7-32    Facility Maintenance.
12-7-33    Security Requirement.
12-7-34    Cooperation with Tribal Law Enforcement Agency.
12-7-35    Inspection of Books and Records.
12-7-36    Determination of Class II Gaming Holidays.
12-7-37    Anti-Discrimination Requirement.
12-7-38    Compliance with Applicable Revenue Reporting Laws.
12-7-39    Violation of Tribal Law.
12-7-40    Drug Suspensions.
12-8 OPERATION OF GAMES
12-8-1    General Manager.
12-8-2    General Manager’s Monthly Report.
12-8-3    Form of Payment of Winnings.
12-8-4    Advice of Patron Complaint Process.
12-8-5    Liability Insurance.
12-8-6    Posting of Rules of Play.
12-8-7    Responsibility for Compliance with Applicable Law.
12-8-8    Audits.
12-8-9    Management Contracts-Generally.
12-8-10    Management Contracts-Required Provisions.
12-9 ENFORCEMENT
12-9-1    Criminal Enforcement.
12-9-2    Civil Enforcement.
12-9-3    Cross-Deputization Agreement.
12-9-4    Prohibited Acts.
12-9-5    Criminal Violation.
12-9-6    Civil Violation.
12-9-7    Cumulative Remedies.
12-9-8    Purpose of Civil Penalties.
12-9-9    Civil Action of Penalties.
12-9-10    Seizure of Property.
12-9-11    Reporting of Offenders.
12-9-12    Appeal of Final Tribal Commission Decisions to Tribal Court.

Title 13. Business Licensing
Title 13
Business Licensing

13-1 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE
13-1-1    Sovereign Power to Regulate and License Business and Impose License Fees Therefore.
13-1-2    Purpose.
13-1-3    Definitions.
13-1-4    Administration of Title.
13-1-5    Administrative Action.
13-1-6    Agreements with Federal, State and Local Governments.
13-2 BUSINESS LICENSES
13-2-1    Applicability.
13-2-2    Application and Issuance.
13-2-3    Term of License.
13-2-4    Denial of License and Appeal.
13-2-5    Exemptions.
13-2-6    Classes of Licenses.
13-2-7    Conditions of License.
13-3 SANCTIONS
13-3-1    Revocation of License; Failure to Obtain License; Show Cause Hearing.
13-3-2    Civil Penalties and Restitution.
13-3-3    Removal and Exclusion of Non-Indians.
13-3-4    Other Remedies.
13-4 NON-PROFIT CORPORATIONS
13-4-1    Short Title.
13-4-2    Definitions.
13-4-3    Applicability.
13-4-4    Purpose.
13-4-5    General Powers.
13-4-6    Defense of Ultra Vires.
13-4-7    Corporate Name.
13-4-8    Registered Office and Registered Agent.
13-4-9    Registered Agent as an Agent for Service.
13-4-10    Members.
13-4-11    By-laws.
13-4-12    Meetings of Members.
13-4-13    Notice of Meeting to Members.
13-4-14    Voting.
13-4-15    Quorum.
13-4-16    Board of Directors.
13-4-17    Number, Election, Classification and Removal of Directors.
13-4-18    Vacancies.
13-4-19    Quorum of Directors.
13-4-20    Committees.
13-4-21    Place and Notice of Directors’ Meetings.
13-4-22    Officers.
13-4-23    Removal of Officers.
13-4-24    Books and Records.
13-4-25    Shares of Stock and Dividends Prohibited.
13-4-26    Loans to Directors and Officers Prohibited.
13-4-27    Incorporators.
13-4-28    Articles of Incorporation.
13-4-29    Filing of Articles Incorporation.
13-4-30    Effect of Issuance of Certificate of Incorporation.
13-4-31    Organization Meeting.
13-4-32    Right to Amend Articles of Incorporation.
13-4-33    Procedure to Amend Articles of Incorporation.
13-4-34    Articles of Amendment.
13-4-35    Filing of Articles of Amendment.
13-4-36    Effect of Certificate of Amendment.
13-4-37    Voluntary Dissolution.
13-4-38    Distribution of Assets.
13-4-39    Plan for Distribution.
13-4-40    Revocation of Involuntary Dissolution.
13-4-41    Articles of Dissolution.
13-4-42    Filing of Articles of Dissolution.
13-4-43    Involuntary Dissolution.
13-4-44    Jurisdiction of Court to Liquidate Assets and Affairs of Corporation.
13-4-45    Procedure in Liquidation of Corporation by Court.
13-4-46    Qualification of Receivers.
13-4-47    Filing of Claims in Liquidation Proceedings.
13-4-48    Discontinuance of Liquidation Proceedings.
13-4-49    Decree of Involuntary Dissolution.
13-4-50    Filing of Decree of Dissolution.
13-4-51    Deposits with Tribal Secretary.
13-4-52    Annual Report of Domestic and Foreign Corporations.
13-4-53    Filing of Annual Report of Corporation.
13-4-54    Penalties Imposed Upon Corporations.
13-4-55    Fees for Filing Documents and Issuing Certificates.
13-4-56    Certificates and Certified Copies to be Received in Evidence.
13-4-57    Forms to be Furnished by the Tribal Secretary.
13-4-58    Greater Voting Requirements.
13-4-59    Waiver of Notice.
13-4-60    Action by Members or Directors Without a Meeting.
13-4-61    Effect of Invalidity of Part of This Chapter.

Title 14. Exclusion
14-1 EXCLUSION
14-1-1    Authority.
14-1-2    Definition of Potawatomi Indian Land.
14-1-3    Who May be Excluded; Extent of Exclusion.
14-1-4    Grounds for Exclusion.
14-1-5    Complaint for Exclusion.
14-1-6    Notice to Proposed Exclusion.
14-1-7    Exclusion Hearing Before District Court.
14-1-8    Enforcement Proceedings.
14-1-9    Emergency Exclusion-Physical Removal.
14-1-10    Finality of Exclusion Order.

Title 15. Criminal Offenses
15-1 PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
15-1-1    Preliminary Provisions
15-1-2    Arson in the First Degree.
15-1-3    Arson in the Second Degree.
15-1-4    Arson in the Third Degree.
15-1-5    Criminal Mischief.
15-1-6 to 15-1-9    Reserved.
15-1-10    Burglary.
15-1-11    Breaking and Entering.
15-1-12    Criminal Trespass.
15-1-13    to 15-1-19. Reserved.
15-1-20    Larceny.
15-1-21    Extortion.
15-1-22    False Pretenses.
15-1-23    Embezzlement.
15-1-24    Receiving Stolen Property.
15-1-25    Theft of Property Lost, Mislaid, or Delivered by Mistake.
15-1-26    Theft of Services.
15-1-27    Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.
15-1-28 to 15-1-35    Reserved.
15-1-36    Forgery.
15-1-37    Criminal Simulation.
15-1-38    Fraudulent Handling of Recordable Instruments.
15-1-39    Tampering With Records.
15-1-40    Giving a worthless check.
15-1-41    Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card.
15-1-42 to 15-1-46    Reserved.
15-1-47    Deceptive Business Practices.
15-1-48    Defrauding Creditors.
15-1-49    Securing Execution of Documents by Deception.
15-1-50    Criminal Usury.
15-1-51    Unlawful Dealing with Property by a Fiduciary.
15-1-52    Making a False Credit Report.
15-2 CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS
15-2-1    Assault in the First Degree.
15-2-2    Assault in the Second Degree.
15-2-3    Mayhem.
15-2-4    Verbal or Written Assault.
15-2-5    Threats against Tribal Councilpersons, Tribal Gaming Commissioners and Tribal Judges.
15-2-6    Definitions; Child Abuse; Privileges Not Available; Penalties
15-2-7 to 15-2-10    Reserved.
15-2-11    Homicide in the First Degree.
15-2-12    Homicide in the Second Degree.
15-2-13    Causing a Suicide.
15-2-14    Aiding or Soliciting a Suicide.
15-2-15    Threats against Tribal Councilpersons, Tribal Gaming Commissioners and Tribal Judges.
15-2-16 to 15-2-20    Reserved.
15-2-21    Kidnapping.
15-2-22    False Imprisonment.
15-2-23    Custodial Interference.
15-2-24    Criminal Coercion.
15-2-25 to 15-2-30    Reserved.
15-2-31    Rape in the First Degree.
15-2-32    Rape in the Second Degree.
15-2-33    Deviate Sexual Intercourse.
15-2-34    Sexual Assault.
15-2-35    Domestic Violence.
15-2-36    Stalking.
15-2-37    Possession and/or Use of Alcoholic Beverage.
15-2-38 to 15-2-40.    Reserved.
15-2-41    Robbery.
15-3 INCHOATE CRIMES
15-3-1    Attempt.
15-3-2    Criminal Conspiracy.
15-3-3    Solicitation.
15-4 CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE
15-4-1    Bribery.
15-4-2    Improper Influence in Official Matters.
15-4-3    Retaliation for Past Official Action.
15-4-4    Improper Gifts to Public Servants.
15-4-5    Unofficial Misconduct.
15-4-6    Oppression in Office.
15-4-7    Misusing Public Money.
15-4-8    Perjury in the First Degree.
15-4-9    Perjury in the Second Degree.
15-4-10    Tampering With Witnesses.
15-4-11    Tampering with Evidence.
15-4-12    Tampering with Public Records.
15-4-13    Impersonating a Public Servant.
15-4-14    Obstructing Governmental Function.
15-4-15 to 15-4-25    Reserved.
15-4-26    False Arrest.
15-4-27    Refusing to Aid an Officer.
15-4-28    Obstructing Justice.
15-4-29    Providing Contraband.
15-4-30    Resisting Lawful Arrest.
15-4-31    Escape.
15-4-32    Bail Jumping.
15-4-33    Failure to Obey a Lawful Order of the Court.
15-4-34    Unlawful Return of Banished Persons.
15-4-35    Aiding Return of Banished Persons.
15-4-36 to 15-4-39     Reserved.
15-4-40    False Alarms.
15-4-41    Doing Business without a License.
15-4-42    Tampering with Public Property.
15-4-43    Injuring Public Property.
15-4-44 to 15-4-50    Reserved.
15-4-51    Compensation for Past Official Behavior.
15-4-52    Official Unlawful Action.
15-4-53    Special Influence.
15-5 CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELFARE
15-5-1    Rioting.
15-5-2    Failure to Disperse.
15-5-3    Disorderly Conduct.
15-5-4    Harassment.
15-5-5    Public Nuisance.
15-5-6    Disrupting A Public or Religious Assembly.
15-5-7    Weapons Offense.
15-5-8    Aggravated Weapons Offense.
15-5-9    Dangerous Devices.
15-5-10 to 15-5-15    Reserved.
15-5-16    Desecration.
15-5-17    Littering.
15-5-18    to 15-5-25 Reserved.
15-5-26    Abusing a Corpse.
15-5-27    Prostitution.
15-5-28    Spreading Venereal Disease.
15-5-29    Obscenity.
15-5-30 to 15-5-35    Reserved.
15-5-36    Intoxication.
15-5-37    Possession and/or Use of an Alcoholic Beverage.
15-5-38    Tobacco Offense; Exceptions; Exceptions.
15-5-39    Abuse of Psychotoxic Chemical Solvents.
15-5-40    Dangerous Drug Offense.
15-5-41 to 15-5-50    Reserved.
15-5-51    Cruelty to Animals.
15-5-52    Livestock Offense.
15-5-53 to 15-5-60    Reserved.
15-5-61    False Reports.
15-5-62    Emergency Telephone Abuse.
15-5-63    Violation of Privacy.
15-5-64    Criminal Defamation.
15-5-65    Gambling.
15-5-66    Waters Offense.
15-5-67    Contributing To the Delinquency of a Minor.
15-5-68    Trafficking In Children.
15-5-69    Curfew Violation.
15-5-70    Fireworks Offense.
15-6 PUBLIC NUISANCES
15-6-1    Public Nuisance Defined; Maintaining a Public Nuisance.
15-6-2    Attempt; Conspiracy.
15-7 SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION
15-7-1    Title and Purpose.
15-7-2    Need.
15-7-3    Creation of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Public Sex Offender Registry.
15-8 DEFINITIONS
15-8-1    Definitions.
15-9 REGISTERABLE OFFENSES
15-9-1    Registerable Offenses.
15-10 TIERING OF OFFENSES
15-10-1    Tier 1 Offenses.
15-10-2    Tier 2 Offenses.
15-10-3    Tier 3 Offenses.
15-11 REQUIRED INFORMATION
15-11-1    General Requirements.
15-11-2    Criminal History.
15-11-3    Date of Birth.
15-11-4    DNA Sample.
15-11-5    Driver’s Licenses, Identification Cards, Passports and Immigration Documents.
15-11-6    Employment Information.
15-11-7    Finger and Palm Prints.
15-11-8    Internet Identifiers.
15-11-9    Name.
15-11-10    Phone Numbers.
15-11-11    Picture.
15-11-12    Physical Description.
15-11-13    Professional Licensing Information.
15-11-14    Residence Address.
15-11-15    School.
15-11-16    Social Security Number.
15-11-17    Temporary Lodging.
15-11-18    International Travel.
15-11-19    Offense Information.
15-11-20    Vehicle Information.
15-11-21    Frequency, duration and reduction.
15-11-22    Requirements for In Person Appearances.
15-11-23    Sex Offender Acknowledgement Form.
15-12 REGISTRATION
15-12-1    Where Registration is Required.
15-12-2    Timing of Registration.
15-12-3    Retroactive Registration.
15-12-4    Keeping Registration Current.
15-12-5    Failure to Appear for Registration and Absconding.
15-12-6    Registration Fees.
15-13 PBP NATION SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY WEBSITE
15-13-1    Website.
15-13-2    Required and Prohibited Information.
15-13-3    Community Notification.
15-14 IMMUNITY
15-14-1    Immunity.
15-15 CRIMES AND CIVIL SANCTIONS
15-5-1    Criminal Penalty.

Title 16. Criminal Procedure
16-1 PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
16-1-1    Scope, Purpose and Construction.
16-1-2    Prosecution of Offenses.
16-1-3    Rights of Defendant.
16-1-4    Limitation of Prosecution.
16-1-5    No Common Law Offenses.
16-2 PROCEEDINGS BEFORE TRIAL
16-2-1    The Complaint.
16-2-2    Arrest Warrant or Summons to Appear.
16-2-3    Criminal Citations.
16-2-4    Arraignment.
16-2-5    Commitments.
16-2-6    Joinder.
16-2-7    Pleas.
16-2-8    Withdrawing Guilty Plea.
16-2-9    Plea Bargaining.
16-2-10    Pleading and Motions before Trial: Defenses and Objections.
16-2-11    Concurrent Trial of Defendants or Charges.
16-2-12    Discovery and Inspection.
16-2-13    Subpoena.
16-3 TRIAL
16-3-1    Trial by Jury or by the Court.
16-3-2    Trial Jurors.
16-3-3    Order of Trial
16-3-4    Trial by Judicial Panel.
16-3-5    Judge Disability.
16-3-6    Evidence.
16-3-7    Expert Witnesses and Interpreters.
16-3-8    Motion for Judgment of Acquittal.
16-3-9    Instructions.
16-3-10    Verdict.
16-4 JUDGMENT AND SENTENCE
16-4-1    Judgment.
16-4-2    Sentence.
16-4-3    General Sentencing Provisions.
16-4-4    Sentence of Banishment.
16-4-5    New Trial.
16-4-6    Arrest of Judgment.
16-4-7    Correction or Reduction of Sentence.
16-4-8    Clerical Mistakes.
16-5 APPEAL
16-5-1    Right of Appeal; How Taken.
16-5-2    Stay of Judgment and Relief Pending Review.
16-6 OTHER PROVISIONS
16-6-1    Search and Seizure.
16-6-2    Arrest.
16-6-3    Arrest in Hot Pursuit.
16-6-4    Limitation on Arrests in the Home.
16-6-5    Notification of Rights.
16-6-6    Executive Order for Relief from Judgment.
16-7 BAIL
16-7-1    Release in Non-banishment Cases Prior to Trial.
16-7-2    Appeal from Conditions of Release.
16-7-3    Release in Banishment Cases or After Conviction.
16-7-4    Penalties for Failure to Appear.
16-7-5    Persons or Classes Prohibited as Bondsmen.
16-7-6    Authority to Act as Bail Bondsmen.
16-7-7    Incarceration Expenses.
16-8 TRIBAL PROSECUTOR
16-8-1    Tribal Prosecutor.
16-8-2    Appointment.
16-8-3    Qualifications.
16-8-4    Duties.
16-8-5    Removal from Office.
16-8-6    Special Responsibilities of Tribal Prosecutor.

Title 17. Motor Vehicle Code
17-1 GENERAL PURPOSE STATEMENT
17-1-1    Purpose.
17-2 DEFINITIONS
17-2-1    Definitions.
17-3 ARREST
17-3-1    Arresting Person for Violating Traffic Regulation; Duty of Officer Arresting.
17-4 COMPLAINT AND SUMMONS
17-4-1    Uniform Traffic Complaint and Summons.
17-4-2    Failure to appear; Hearing Upon Arrest Time; Promise of Defendant to Appear;
17-4-3    Offenses Under Which Person Arrested may not be Entitled to Release Upon Promise to Appear.
17-4-4    Display of Number Plates.
17-4-5    Driving Without a License.
17-4-6    Permitting an Unauthorized Minor to Drive.
17-4-7    Driving Without Required Registration or with Vehicle in Unsafe Condition.
17-4-8    Starting, Turning and Stopping without Regard to Safety.
17-4-9    Speeding; Driving Without Due Caution.
17-4-10    Radar Evidence in Speed Violations.
17-4-11    Garages to Report.
17-4-12    Reckless Driving.
17-4-13    Driving Or In Actual Physical Control While Under the Influence of Intoxication Liquors or Drugs.
17-4-14    Implied Consent to Determine Alcoholic Content of Blood.
17-4-15    Persons Qualified to Administer Tests.
17-4-16    Consent of Person Incapable of Refusal not Withdrawn.
17-4-17    Interpretation of Chemical Tests.
17-4-18    Failure to Drive on Right Side of Roadway.
17-4-19    Following too Closely.
17-4-20    Overtaking a Vehicle Without Regard to Safety.
17-4-21    Failure to Stop for School Bus Flashing Lights.
17-4-22    Failure to Give Right of Way.
17-4-23    Stopping, Standing or Parking on a Highway.
17-4-24    Stopping, Standing, or Parking Prohibited.
17-4-25    Obstruction to Driver’s View or Driving Mechanism.
17-4-26    Driving Without Liability Insurance Prohibited.
17-4-27    Riding on Fenders, Bumpers or Running Boards.
17-4-28    Pedestrians on Roadways without Regard for Safety.
17-4-29    Driving in Violation of an Order of the Court.
17-4-30    Duties in the Event of an Accident.
17-4-31    Law Officers to Report Accident.
17-4-32    Seat Belt Usage.
17-4-33    Crash Helmets and Eye-Protective Devices Required for Operators of and Passengers on Motorcycles, Snowmobiles, and All-terrain Vehicles.
17-4-34    Number of Riders on Motorcycles, All-terrain Vehicles and Snowmobiles Limited.
17-4-35    When Lighted Lamps are Required.
17-4-36    Visibility Distance and Mounted Height of Lamps.
17-4-37    Head Lamps on Motor Vehicles.
17-4-38    Tail Lamps.
17-4-39    Lamp or Flag on Projecting Load.
17-4-40    Brake Equipment Required.
17-4-41    Horns and Warning Devices, Mufflers, Prevention of Noise.
17-4-42    Mufflers, Prevention of Noise.
17-4-43    Mirrors.
17-4-44    Windshields must be Unobstructed and Equipped with Wipers.
17-4-45    Restrictions on Tire Equipment.
17-4-46    Vehicle to be Constructed to Prevent Sifting or Leaking Loads.
17-4-47    Registration Card to be Carried in Driver’s Compartment; Inspection of Card.
17-4-48    Special Lighting and Warning Equipment on School Buses.
17-4-49    Supervision of Students on School Buses.
17-4-50    Duty of Drivers upon Approach of Police or Fire Department Vehicle.
17-4-51    Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Peace Officer.
17-4-52    Penalties not Otherwise Prescribed.
17-4-53    Statute of Limitations.
17-5 ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS
17-5-1    Tribal Court Enforcement Authority.
17-5-2    Public Nuisance.
17-5-3    Tribal Reciprocity with State of Kansas.
17-5-4    Garbage, Glass, etc. on Highways.
17-5-5    Open Bottle in Vehicle.
17-5-6    Handicap Zone.
17-5-7    Exhibition Driving and Drag Racing; Definitions; Penalty.
17-5-8    Emergency and Law Enforcement Vehicles.
17-5-9    Payment of Traffic Fines.
17-6 VEHICLES FOR HIRE
17-6-1    Taxicab, Definition and Licensing.
17-6-2    Furnishing of Approved Vehicles.
17-6-3    Cleaning of Vehicle.
17-6-4    Inspection.
17-6-5    Speed Limit.
17-6-6    Prohibited; Abusive Language, Alcohol, Drugs.
17-6-7    Compliance with Laws and regulations.
17-6-8    Drivers.
17-6-9    Liability Insurance.
17-6-10    Fares.
17-6-11    Fares in Advance.
17-6-12    Receipt to Passenger.
17-6-13    Shortest Route.
17-6-14    Displays.
17-6-15    Overloading Prohibited.
17-6-16    Lost Articles.
17-6-17    Temporary and Replacement Vehicles.
17-6-18    Trade Name and Insignias.
17-6-19    Ambulance.
17-6-20    Penalty.
17-7 REGULATION & REGISTRATION OF RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
17-7-1    Definitions.
17-7-2    Registration; General Requirements.
17-7-3    Operation of ATV’S and Snowmobiles.
17-7-4    Rules for Operation of All-terrain Vehicles and/or snowmobiles within the Prairie Band Potawatomi Jurisdiction.
17-7-5    Water Vessels.
17-7-6    Vessels – Prohibited Operations.
17-7-7    Collisions, Accidents and Casualties.
17-7-8    Water skis and Surfboards.
17-7-9    Regatta, Races, Marine Parades, Tournaments, Fishing Derbies or Exhibitions.
17-7-10    Civil Enforcement.
17-7-11    Owner’s Civil Liability.
17-8 (Repealed by PBP TC No. 99-35)
17-10 MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND TITLES
17-10-1    Purpose.
17-10-2    Definitions.
17-10-3    Application; Process; Forms.
17-10-4    Grounds for Refusing Registration.
17-10-5    Vehicles Exempt from Registration.
17-10-6    30-day Permit; Temporary Registration Certificate.
17-10-7    Penalty for operating Unregistered of Improperly Registered Vehicle(s).
17-10-8    Removal of Registration.
17-10-9    Design, Procurement and Issuance of Registration Plates.
17-10-10    Display of Registration Plate.
17-10-11    Annual Registration Fees.
17-10-12    Refundable Fees.
17-10-13    Contents, Issuance and Display of Certificates of Registration; Issuance of Duplicate Certificate.
17-10-14    Fraudulent Application for Registration or License.
17-10-15    Improper Use of Registration.
17-10-16    False Evidence of Registration.
17-10-17    Suspension/Revocation of Registration.
17-10-18    When Certificate of Title Required.
17-10-19    Application for Certificate of Title.
17-10-20    Contents of Certificate of Title.
17-10-21    Grounds of refusing Issuance of Certificate of Title.
17-10-22    Lost, Stolen or Mutilated Certificates.
17-10-23    Titling Fees.
17-10-24    Transfer of Interest in a Vehicle.
17-10-25    When Registrar to Issue a New Certificate.
17-10-26    Perfection of Security Interests.
17-10-27    Duties on Creation of Security Interest.
17-10-28    Assignment of Security Interest.
17-10-29    Release of Security Interest.
17-10-30    Secured Party’s and Owner’s Duties.
17-10-31    Methods of Perfecting Exclusive.
17-10-32    Suspension or Revocation of Certificate.
17-10-33    Cancellation of Title or Registration.
17-10-34    Remedies for Holders of Security Interests.
17-10-35    Maintenance of Records.
17-10-36    Accurate and Updated Records.
17-10-37    Police Powers.
17-10-38    Enforcement.
17-10-39    Potawatomi Tribal Court.
17-10-40    Enforcement by Registrar.
17-10-41    Severability.
17-10-42    Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity.
17-10-43    Reservation of Right.
17-10-44    Revenue Distribution.
17-10-45    Band Attorney Obligations.
17-10-46    American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators: Policy Positions.
17-10-47    Motor Vehicle Information.
17-10-48    Regulations.
17-11 SHAB-EH-NAY
17-11-1    Shab-eh-nay.

Title 18. Conservation Code
18-1 GENERAL
18-1-1    Title.
18-1-2    Authority.
18-1-3    Purpose.
18-1-4    Jurisdiction.
18-1-5    Effective Date.
18-1-6    Severability and Non-Liability.
18-1-7    Repeal of Inconsistent Tribal Ordinances.
18-2 DEFINITIONS
18-2-1    Definitions.
18-3 GENERAL PROVISIONS
18-3-1    Activity Closure.
18-3-2    Unlawful Take.
18-3-3    Title to Fish and Wildlife.
18-4 ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION
18-4-1    Tribal Police Fish and Wildlife Division.
18-4-2    Environmental Protection Department Participation.
18-4-3    Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Police, Fish and Wildlife Division.
18-4-4    Collection of Permit Fees, Forfeitures, and Fines.
18-4-5    Cooperative and Reciprocal Agreements.
18-5 DUTIES OF TRIBAL POLICE FISH & WILDLIFE OFFICERS
18-5-1    Duties of Tribal Police Fish & Wildlife Officers.
18-6 ENFORCEMENT
18-6-1    Enforcement by Tribal Police Fish and Wildlife Officers.
18-6-2    Enforcement by State Conservation Officers.
18-6-3    Search and Seizure, When Authorized.
18-6-4    Investigation and Citations.
18-6-5    Registration Information.
18-6-6    Penalties and Sanctions.
18-6-7    Forfeited Bond Schedule.
18-6-8    Parties to a Violation.
18-6-9    Harvesting After Revocation or Suspension.
18-7 GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
18-7-1    Permits and Identification.
18-7-2    Wanton Waste of Fish and Wildlife.
18-7-3    Reserved.
18-7-4    Use of Poisons and Explosives.
18-7-5    Throwing Refuse in Water; Abandoning Automobiles, Boats or other Vehicles.
18-7-6    Scientific Investigations.
18-7-7    Seasons.
18-7-8    Unlawful Possession of Fish and Wildlife.
18-7-9    Bag Limits; Possession Limits.
18-7-10    Sharing of Permits and Tags
18-7-11    Harvesting with Another’s Permit.
18-7-12    Shining Animals.
18-7-13    Duties on Accidental Shooting.
18-7-14    Failure to Report Hunting Accidents.
18-7-15    Hunter Education Requirement.
18-7-16    Age Restrictions.
18-7-17    Parental Obligation.
18-7-18    Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping while Intoxicated.
18-7-19    Resisting a Tribal Police Officer.
18-7-20    False Impersonation of an Enforcement Officer.
18-7-21    General Restrictions on Hunting and Trapping.
18-7-22    Hunting or Harassing Wildlife with Aircraft.
18-7-23    Pivot Guns and Similar Devices.
18-7-24    Tampering with Equipment of Another.
18-7-25    Endangered and Threatened Species Protected.
18-7-26    Wildlife Refuge Established.
18-7-27    Unprotected Species.
18-7-28    Protected Species.
18-7-29    Tribal Member Sponsorship for Hunting, Fishing, Trapping or Wood Cutting on Tribal Owned Land.
18-7-30    Emergency Closures.
18-7-31    Hunting Hours.
18-7-32    Obtaining Permission.
18-8 BIG GAME HARVEST REGULATIONS
18-8-1    General Big Game Provision.
18-8-2    Tribal Member Hunting Season.
18-8-3    Number of Big Game Permits Available.
18-8-4    Big Game Permits/Tags.
18-8-5    Accomplishment of Big Game.
18-8-6    Accompaniment of Non-Licensee.
18-8-7    Senior Citizen and Disabled Permits.
18-8-8    Special Provisions for Disabled Persons.
18-8-9    Special Big Game Permits.
18-8-10    Reserved – (Amended by PBP TC No. 2012-223, October 5, 2012)
18-8-11    Permissible Methods.
18-8-12    Firearms Restrictions.
18-8-13    Bow/Cross Restrictions.
18-8-14    Group Deer Hunting.
18-8-15    Hunting Hours.
18-8-16    Transportation.
18-8-17    Hunting on Certain Lands Prohibited.
18-8-18    Sale of Big Game and Big Game Parts.
18-8-19    Removal and Retention of Tags.
18-8-20    Deer Stands.
18-9 UPLAND GAME AND UPLAND GAME BIRDS
18-9-1    General Provisions.
18-9-2    Upland Game and Upland Game Bird Hunting Permits and Tags.
18-9-3    Accompaniment of Upland Game or Upland Game Bird.
18-9-4    Permissible Methods.
18-9-5    Firearm Restrictions.
18-9-6    Bow and Arrow Restrictions.
18-9-7    Falconry.
18-9-8    Hunting Hours.
18-9-9    Transportation.
18-9-10    Hunting on Certain Lands Prohibited.
18-9-11    Sale of Upland Game or Upland Game Birds.
18-9-12    Use of Dogs.
18-9-13    Limits.
18-10 FURBEARERS
18-10-1    General Provisions.
18-10-2    Open and Closed Seasons.
18-10-3    Permits and Tags.
18-10-4    Furbearer Season.
18-10-5    Furbearer Hunting and Trapping Hours.
18-10-6    Methods of Taking Furbearers.
18-10-7    Use of Traps.
18-10-8    Trapping Areas Prohibited.
18-10-9    Possession of Live Furbearers.
18-10-10    Bobcat Provisions.
18-10-11    Use of Dogs.
18-10-12    Harvest of Depredating Animals.
18-10-13    Buying or shipping of Furs or Pelts.
18-10-14    Records to be Kept by Licensed Dealer.
18-10-15    Transportation of Furbearers.
18-10-16    Aerial Hunting.
18-10-17    Motor Vehicle Use and Furbearers.
18-11 MIGRATORY BIRDS
18-11-1    General Provisions
18-11-2    Open and Closed Seasons.
18-11-3    Firearms Restrictions.
18-11-4    Bait Restrictions.
18-11-5    Live Decoys.
18-11-6    Permits and Tags.
18-11-7    Hunting Seasons, Bag Limits and Shooting Hours.
18-11-8    Raptors, Bald & Golden Eagle, Other Protected Species.
18-11-9    Transportation.
18-11-10    Live Birds.
18-12 FISHING
18-12-1    General Provisions.
18-12-2    Open and Closed Seasons.
18-12-3    Fishing Permits and Tags.
18-12-4    Seasons, Creel Limits and Size Limits.
18-12-5    Trespass.
18-12-6    Hook and Line Limitations.
18-12-7    Bait.
18-12-8    Bait Wholesalers and Retailers license.
18-12-9    Commercial Sale of Fish.
18-12-10    Hoop Nets, Traps and Setlines.
18-12-11    Gill Netting.
18-12-12    Spearing.
18-12-13    Landing Aids.
18-12-14    Artificial Lights.
18-12-15    Unattended Lines.
18-12-16    Ice Houses.
18-12-17    Transportation.
18-12-18    Interference.
18-12-19    Restrictions.
18-13 TIMBER HARVEST
18-13-1    General Provisions.
18-13-2    Permits.
18-13-3    Responsibility and Liability.
18-14 SPECIAL PERMITS
18-14-1    General Provisions.
18-14-2    Permits.
18-15 PROCLAMATION HAS FORCE OF LAW
18-15-1    General Provisions.
18-15-2    Proclamation to be Published.
18-15-3    Emergency Openings and Closures of Seasons.
18-16 DUTIES AND AUTHORITIES
18-16-1    Tribal Police Fish & Wildlife Officer Duties and Authorities.
18-17 INDIAN PREFERENCE
18-17-1    Indian Preference.
18-18 SHAB-EH-NAY
18-18-1    Shab-eh-nay.

Title 19. Zoning and Subdivision Regulations
19-1
19-1-1    Purpose and Intent.
19-1-2    Authority.
19-1-3    Jurisdiction.
19-1-4    Notice to Other Governments.
19-1-5    Rules of Interpretation.
19-1-6    Rules of Construction.
19-1-7    Existing Uses.
19-2 ZONING DISTRICT REGULATIONS.
19-2-1    District Boundaries.
19-2-2    Rules for Interpretation of District Boundaries.
19-2-3    Zoning of Rights-of-Way.
19-2-4    Application of Regulations.
19-3 ZONING DISTRICTS
19-3-1    H-P Habitat Protection District.
19-3-2    A-P (40) Agriculture Protection District (40 acres).
19-3-3    A-P (20) Agriculture Protection District (20 acres).
19-3-4    R-5 Five Acre Rural Residential District.
19-3-5    R-S Rural Residential Subdivision District.
19-3-6    P-D Planned Development District
19-3-7    B-I: Breach Impact District.
19-4 REGULATIONS FOR SIGNS, PARKING AND LOADING, LANDSCAPING, AND TRAFFIC
19-4-1    Sign Regulations.
19-4-2    Parking and Loading Regulations.
19-4-3    Landscaping Requirements.
19-4-4    Traffic Regulations.
19-5 SUPPLEMENTARY DISTRICT REGULATIONS.
19-5-1    Qualifications and Supplementations to District Regulations.
19-5-2    Family Homestead and Family Farm Exemptions.
19-6 NONCONFORMING LOTS, BUILDINGS, AND USES.
19-6-1    Nonconforming Lots, Buildings, and Uses Which May Be Continued:
19-6-2    Nonconforming Lots, Buildings, and Uses Which May Not Be Continued:
19-7 ENFORCEMENT, VIOLATION, AND PENALTY
19-7-1    Enforcement.
19-7-2    Land Use Permit Required.
19-7-3    Application Requirements.
19-7-4    Violation and Penalty.
19-8 BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
19-8-1    General Structure and Operation.
19-8-2    Public Hearing and Notice.
19-8-3    Powers and Jurisdiction.
19-8-4    Procedure.
19-8-5    Variances to This Zoning Resolution.
19-8-6    Exceptions to This Zoning Resolution.
19-8-7    Performance.
19-9 AMENDMENTS.
19-9-1    Application.
19-9-2    Filing Fee.
19-9-3    Public Hearing and Notice.
19-9-4    Zoning Classifications of Lesser Change.
19-9-5    Protest.
19-9-6    Planning Commission General Structure and Operation.
19-9-7    Annual Review.
19-9-8    Administration.
19-9-9    Appeals to Tribal Court.
19-10 SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS.
19-10-1    General Provisions.
19-10-2    Plat Approvals, Vacation Procedure, Vesting of Development Rights
19-10-3    Application Procedure and Approval Process.
19-10-4    Documentation Required For Preliminary And Final Plats.
19-10-5    Minimum Design Standards.
19-10-6    Dedication or Reservation of Public Sites and Open Spaces.
19-10-7    Required Improvements.
19-10-8    Lot Split Procedure.
19-10-9    Appeals and Variances.
19-11 DEFINITIONS
19-11-1    Definitions.
19-12 MISCELLANEOUS
19-12-1    Validity and Severability.
19-12-2    Effective Date.
19-13 SHAB-EH-NAY
19-13-1    Shab-eh-nay.

Title 20. Miscellaneous Provisions
20-2 ANIMAL CONTROL AND REGULATION
20-2-1    Definitions.
20-2-2    Animal Control Officer, Duty to Impound, Citation Alternative.
20-2-3    Capture and Destruction.
20-2-4    Right of Entry, Unlawful Interference.
20-2-5    Noisy Animals.
20-2-6    Nuisance, Animal Activities Prohibited.
20-2-7    Death of Dogs.
20-2-8    Vicious Dogs.
20-2-9    Running at Large.
20-2-10    Impoundment of Rabies Suspects.
20-2-11    Animals Bitten by Rabid Animals.
20-2-12    Registration and Vaccination Required, Fee.
20-2-13    Dog Tags.
20-2-14    Evidence of Vaccination.
20-2-15    Visiting Dogs.
20-2-16    Running at Large, Fine, Hunting Dogs.
20-2-17    Impoundment, Record, Notice, Redemption, and Minimum Fee.
20-2-18    Disposition of Unclaimed Dogs.
20-2-19    Confinement of Dogs in Heat.
20-2-20    Muzzling.
20-2-21    Pit Bull Dogs, Rottweiller Dogs, Doberman Pincher Dogs.
20-2-22    Leash and Muzzle.
20-2-23    Confinement.
20-2-24    Confinement Indoors.
20-2-25    Signs.
20-2-26    Reporting Requirements.
20-2-27    Irrebutable Presumptions.
20-2-28    Failure to Comply.
20-2-29    Violations and Penalties.
20-2-30    Exceptions.
20-3 EVICTION CODE
20-3-1    Preamble.
20-3-2    General Provisions.
20-3-3    Rights, Obligations and Remedies of Landlords.
20-3-4    Rights, Obligations and Remedies of Tenants
20-3-5    Procedures.
20-3-6    Court Procedures.
20-4 SHAB-EH-NAY
20-4-1    Shab-eh-nay.
20-5 TRIBAL CASINO OCCUPATIONAL INJURY CODE
20-5-1    Forward.
20-5-2    Acknowledgment of Program and Notice to Employees.
20-5-3    Administration of Program.
20-5-4    Definitions.
20-5-5    Schedule of Benefits.
20-5-6    Procedures for Disputed Claims.
20-5-7    Experts.
20-5-8    Worker Appeal Committee Membership.
20-5-9    Liability of Third Person to Injured Employee; Subrogation Powers.
20-6 REGULATIONS FOR DROP-IN PROGRAMS SERVING SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN AND YOUTH
20-6-1    Definitions.
20-6-2    Licensure; application; renewal.
20-6-3    Inspections; investigations.
20-6-4    Recordkeeping.
20-6-5    Attendance policy; supervision.
20-6-6    Criminal history and child abuse registry background check.
20-7 ATHLETIC COMMISSION
20-7-1    Authority.
20-7-2    Purpose.
20-7-3    Membership and Term of Membership of Commission.
20-7-4    Commission Qualifications.
20-7-5    Conflict of Interest.
20-7-6    Budget; Staff
20-7-7    Athletic Tax.
20-7-8    Athletic Fund.
20-7-9    Licenses; Conditions of Issuance.
20-7-10    Mandatory Medical Suspensions. Medically Retired Persons.
20-7-11    Prohibition of Prize Fights
20-7-12    Complaints against licensees; refusal to issue license; grounds.
20-7-13    Liability Insurance.
20-7-14    Bout Contracts Required.
20-8 MORTGAGE LENDING ACT    50 GENERAL PROVISIONS
20-8-1    Purpose
20-8-2    Scope.
20-8-3    Definitions.
20-8-4    Right of Access.
20-8-5    Mortgages of Leasehold Interests in Tribal Trust Land.
20-8-6    Recording of Mortgages by the County Clerk and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
20-8-7    Recording of Mortgages by Tribal Recording Clerk.
20-8-8    Priority of Liens.
20-8-9    Procedure for Assignment.
20-8-10    Designation of Receiver.
20-8-11    Jurisdiction.
20-8-12    Satisfaction of Conditions Prior to Commencing Foreclosure.
20-8-13    Complaint.
20-8-14    Service of Process.
20-8-15    Receiver: Appointment, Duties and Responsibilities
20-8-16    Judgment and Remedy.
20-8-17    Rights of the Mortgagee.
20-8-18    Enforcement of Writ of Restitution.
20-8-19    No Merger of Estates.
20-8-20    Right of Nation, as Lessor, to Notice and Right to Intervene

Title 21. Solid Waste, Environmental/Sanitation & Building Codes
21-1 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT CODE
21-1-1    Solid Waste Management.
21-1-2    Planning and Environmental Protection Department.
21-1-3    Solid Waste Management Plan and Consideration.
21-1-4    Solid Waste Collection.
21-1-5    Permit and Inspection Program.
21-1-7    Definitions.
21-1-8    Validity and Severability.
21-1-9    Effective Date.
21-2 ENVIRONMENTAL/SANITATION CODE
21-2-1    Authority and Policy.
21-2-2    Definitions.
21-2-3    Administrative Powers and Procedures.
21-2-4    Wastewater and Disposal.
21-2-5    Applicability.
21-2-6    Definitions.
21-2-7    Sanitary Services.
21-2-8    Water Supplies.
21-2-9    Compliance Required.
21-2-10    Definitions.
21-2-11    Requirements for Semi-Public Water Supplies.
21-2-12    Requirements for Private Water Supplies.
21-2-13    Minimum Standards for All Ground Water Supplies.
21-2-14    Requirements for Subdivision Development.
21-2-15    Requirements for Food and Food Handling.
21-3 BUILDING CODE
21-3-1    Title, Authority, Purpose, Amendment, and Scope.
21-3-2    Unsafe Buildings or Structures.
21-3-3    Violations.
21-3-4    Organization and Enforcement.
21-3-5    Board of Appeals.
21-3-6    Permits.
21-3-7    Fees.
21-3-8    Inspection.
21-3-9    Certificate of Occupancy.
21-4 STORM WATER
21-4-1    Purpose and Intent.
21-4-2    Minimum Standards for Storm water Management
21-5 SHAB-EH-NAY
21-5-1    Shab-eh-nay.

Title 22. Employment Code
22-1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
22-1-1    Title.
22-1-2    Preamble.
22-1-3    Interpretation and Application.
22-1-4    Jurisdiction.
22-1-5    Definitions.
22-1-6    Sovereign Immunity.
22-1-7    Severability.
22-2 EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION
22-2-1    Administration and Personnel Policies
22-2-2    Tribal Council Approval of Employment with Nation.
22-2-3    Employment Preference.
22-2-4    Training.
22-2-5    Job Qualifications, Accommodation, Personnel Requirements, and Religious Accommodations.
22-2-6    Retaliation
22-2-7    Non-Compliance by an Employer.
22-3 LABOR ORGANIZATIONS PROHIBITED
22-3-1    Labor Organizations are Prohibited.
22-3-2    Additional Violations of This Code.
22-3-3    Sanctions for Violations.
22-4 EMPLOYMENT DISPUTES TRIBUNAL
22-4-1    Employment Disputes Tribunal. Establishment.
22-4-2    Purpose.
22-4-3    Definitions.
22-4-4    Scope of Jurisdiction.
22-4-5    Appointment and Removal of Magistrates.
22-4-6    Duties and Responsibilities.
22-4-7    Procedure.

Title 23. Eminent Domain
23-1 NECESSITY OF EMINENT DOMAIN
23-1-1    Power to Condemn.
23-1-2    Definitions.
23-1-3    Purposes for which Eminent Domain may be exercised.
23-1-4    Property subject to Condemnation.
23-1-5    Prerequisites to Taking Property by Condemnation.
23-2 PROCEDURES FOR CONDEMNATION.
23-2-1    Necessity Established by Tribal Council
23-2-2    Right to Enter and Survey Property.
23-2-3    Filing Petition.
23-2-4    Finding of Necessity; Order Appointing Appraisers; Duties; Appeals.
23-2-5    Appraisers’ Oath, Instructions, Reports and Notification to Nation; Notice to Interested Persons by Nation; Fees and Expenses.
23-2-6    Compensation Required for Taking And Damage.
23-2-7    View of Lands by Appraisers and Filing of Report.
23-2-8    Payment of Award and Vesting of Rights; Abandonment.
23-2-9    Appeal from Award; Notice to Parties Affected.
23-2-10    Trial on Appeal; Attorney Fees.
23-2-11    Appeal from Award; Notice; Withdrawal of Payment.
23-2-12    Final Judgment on Appeal.
23-2-13    Dispute as to Division of Award or Judgment.

Title 24. Business Corporation Code
24-1 GENERAL
24-1-1    Citation.
24-1-2    Definitions.
24-2 APPLICATION
24-2-1    Reservation of Right.
24-2-2    Corporations Wholly Owned by the Nation.
24-2-3    Sovereign Immunity of the Nation Not Waived.
24-2-4    Organized Under Constitution and Laws of Nation.
24-3 INCORPORATION; ARTICLES
24-3-1    Purposes.
24-3-2    Incorporators.
24-3-3
24-3-4    Corporate Name.
24-3-5    Reserved Name.
24-3-6    Registered Office; Registered Agent.
24-3-7    Change of Registered Office or Registered Agent; Change of Name of Registered Agent.
24-3-8    Amendment of Articles.
24-3-9    Procedure for Amendment Before Issuance of Shares.
24-3-10    Procedure for Amendment After Issuance of Shares.
24-3-11    Class or Series Voting on Amendments.
24-3-12    Articles of Amendment.
24-3-13    Effect of Amendment.
24-3-14    Filing Articles.
24-3-15    Effective date of articles.
24-3-16    Presumption; certificate of incorporation.
24-4 POWERS
24-4-1    Powers.
24-4-2    Corporate seal.
24-4-3    Effect of Lack of Power; Ultra Vires.
24-5 ORGANIZATION; BYLAWS
24-5-1    Organization.
24-5-2    Bylaws.
24-6 BOARD
24-6-1    Board.
24-6-2    Number.
24-6-3    Qualifications; Election.
24-6-4    Terms.
24-6-5    Acts Not Void or Voidable.
24-6-6    Compensation.
24-6-7    Classification of Directors.
24-6-8    Cumulative Voting for Directors.
24-6-9    Resignation.
24-6-10    Removal of Directors.
24-6-11    Vacancies.
24-6-12    Board Meetings.
24-6-13    Absent directors.
24-6-14    Quorum.
24-6-15    Act of the Board.
24-6-16    Action Without Meeting.
24-6-17    Committees.
24-6-18    Standard of Conduct.
24-6-19    Director conflicts of interest.
24-7 OFFICERS
24-7-1    Officers Required.
24-7-2    Duties of Required Officers.
24-7-3    Other Officers.
24-7-4    Multiple Offices.
24-7-5    Officers Deemed Elected.
24-7-6    Contract Rights.
24-7-7    Resignation; Removal; Vacancies.
24-7-8    Delegation.
24-7-9    Standard of conduct.
24-8 SHARES; SHAREHOLDERS
24-8-1    Authorized shares.
24-8-2    Share Dividends, Divisions, and Combinations.
24-8-3    Subscriptions for Shares.
24-8-4    Consideration for shares; value and payment; liability.
24-8-5    Preemptive rights.
24-8-6    Share certificates; issuance and contents; Uncertificated Shares.
24-8-7    Lost share Certificates; Replacement.
24-8-8    Fractional Shares.
24-8-9    Liability of Subscribers and Shareholders with Respect to Shares.
24-8.10    Restriction on Transfer or Registration of Securities. 41
24-8-11    Regular Meetings of Shareholders.
24-8-12    Special Meetings of Shareholders.
24-8-13    Notice.
24-8-14    Electronic Communications.
24-8-15    Act of the Shareholders.
24-8-16    Action Without a Meeting.
24-8-17    Quorum.
24-8-18    Voting Rights.
24-8-19    Voting of shares by organizations and legal representatives.
24-8-20    Proxies.
24-8-21    Voting Trusts.
24-8-22    Shareholder Voting Agreements.
24-8-23    Shareholder Control Agreements.
24-8-24    Books and Records; Inspection.
24-8-25    Financial statements.
24-8-26    Equitable remedies.
24-8-27    Rights of dissenting shareholders.
24-8-28    Procedures for Asserting Dissenter’s Rights.
24-9 LOANS; OBLIGATIONS; DISTRIBUTIONS
24-9-1    Loans; Guarantees; Suretyship.
24-9-2    Advances.
24-9-3    Indemnification.
24-9-4    Distributions.
24-9-5    Powers to Acquire Shares.
24-9-6    Liability of Shareholders for Illegal Distributions.
24-9-7    Liability of Directors for Illegal Distributions.
24-10 MERGER, EXCHANGE, TRANSFER
24-10-1    Merger, Exchange, Transfer.
24-10-2    Plan of Merger or Exchange.
24-10-3    Plan Approval.
24-10-4    Articles of Merger or Exchange; Certificate.
24-10-5    Merger of Subsidiary.
24-10-6    Abandonment.
24-10-7    Effective Date of Merger or Exchange; Effect.
24-10-8    Merger or exchange with foreign corporation.
24-10-9    Transfer of Assets; When Permitted.
24-11 DISSOLUTION
24-11-1    Methods of dissolution.
24-11-2    Voluntary dissolution by incorporators.
24-11-3    Voluntary dissolution by shareholders.
24-11-4    Filing notice of intent to dissolve; effect.
24-11-5    Dissolution procedure for corporations that give notice to creditors and claimants.
24-11-6    Dissolution Procedure for Corporations that Do Not Give Notice.
24-11-7    Revocation of dissolution proceedings.
24-11-8    Effective date of dissolution; certificate.
24-11-9    Supervised Voluntary Dissolution.
24-11-10    Judicial Intervention; Equitable Remedies or Dissolution.
24-11-11    Procedure in Involuntary or Supervised Voluntary Dissolution.
24-11-12    Qualifications of Receivers; Powers.
24-11-13    Action by Tribal Secretary.
24-11-14    Filing claims in proceedings to dissolve.
24-11-15    Discontinuance of dissolution proceedings.
24-11-16    Decree of Dissolution.
24-11-17    Filing Decree.
24-11-18    Deposit with Tribal Finance Department of Amount Due Certain Shareholders.
24-11-19    Claims Barred; Exceptions.
24-11-20    Right to Sue or Defend After Dissolution.
24-11-21    Omitted Assets.
24-12 EXTENSION
24-12-1    Extension after duration expired.
24-12-2    Effect of extension.
24-13 CORPORATE REGISTRATION
24-13-1    Information required.
24-14 ACTIONS AGAINST CORPORATIONS
24-14-1    Service of process on corporation.
24-14-2    Tribal Court Action; remedies and penalties.
24-15 CORPORATIONS WHOLLY OWNED BY THE NATION
24-15-1    Scope.
24-15-2    Application.
24-15-3    Special Powers, Privileges and Immunities of Corporations Wholly Owned by the Nation.
24-15-4    Board.
24-15-5    Shares in Corporations Wholly Owned by the Nation; Shareholders; Voting.
24-15-6    Liability of Nation as Shareholder.
24-15-7    Shareholder Meetings.
24-15-8    Assets; Distribution of Income.
24-15-9    Voluntary dissolution; Tribal Council.
24-16 EFFECTIVE DATE AND AUTHORITY
24-16-1    Severability; Effect of Invalidity of Part of this Code.
24-16-2    Effective Date.
24-16-3    Authority.
24-16-4    No Impairment of Contracts.
24-16-5    Fees for Filing Documents and Issuing Certificates.
24-16-6    Certificates and Certified Copies to be Received in Evidence
24-16-7    Forms to be Furnished by the Tribal Secretary.
24-16-8    Franchise Taxes Payable by Tribal Corporation.
24-16-9    Repealer.

Title 25. Limited Liability Company Code
25-1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
25-1-1    Short Title.
25-1-2    Purposes; Sovereign Immunity.
25-1-3    Scope.
25-1-4    Applicable Law.
25-1-5    Definitions.
25-1-6    Name.
25-1-7    Registered Office and Registered Agent.
25-1-8    Nation as Owner.
25-1-9    Nature of Business.
25-1-10    Execution of Documents.
25-1-11    Filing.
25-1-12    Certificate of Status.
25-1-13    Execution by Judicial Act.
25-1-14    Interstate Application.
25-2 OPERATING AGREEMENT AND DEALING WITH LLC
25-2-1    Articles of Organization.
25-2-2    Agency Power of Owners and Managers.
25-2-3    Admissions of Owners and Managers.
25-2-4    Knowledge of or Notice to Owner or Manager.
25-2-5    Liability of Owners to Third Parties.
25-2-6    Parties to Action.
25-2-7    Authority to Sue.
25-3 OWNERS AND MANAGERS
25-3-1    Management.
25-3-2    Duties.
25-3-3    Limitation of Liability and Indemnification.
25-3-4    Voting.
25-3-5    Records and Information.
25-3-6    Admission of Owners.
25-3-7    Dissociation.
25-4 FINANCE
25-4-1    Contributions.
25-4-2    Liability for Contribution.
25-4-3    Allocation of Profits and Losses.
25-5 NON-LIQUIDATING DISTRIBUTIONS
25-5-1    Interim Distributions.
25-5-2    Allocation of Distributions.
25-5-3    Distribution Upon Partial Redemption.
25-5-4    Distribution Upon Dissociation.
25-5-5    Distribution in Kind.
25-5-6    Right to Distribution.
25-5-7    Limitations of Distributions.
25-5-8    Liability for Wrongful Distribution.
25-6 OWNERSHIP AND TRANSFER OF PROPERTY
25-6-1    Ownership of LLC Property.
25-6-2    Transfer of Property.
25-6-3    Nature of Interest.
25-6-4    Assignment of LLC Interest.
25-6-5    Rights of Judgment Creditor.
25-6-6    Right of Assignee to Become an Owner.
25-6-7    Powers of Legal Representative.
25-7 DISSOLUTION
25-7-1    Dissolution.
25-7-2    Judicial Dissolution.
25-7-3    Winding Up.
25-7-4    Distribution of Assets.
25-7-5    Articles of Dissolution.
25-7-6    Known Claims Against Dissolved LLC.
25-7-7    Unknown or Contingent Claims.
25-8 MERGER
25-8-1    Definitions.
25-8-2    Merger.
25-8-3    Approval of Merger.
25-8-4    Plan of Merger.
25-8-5    Articles of Merger.
25-8-6    Effects of Merger.
25-8-7    Right to Object.
25-9 LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES WHOLLY-OWNED BY THE NATION
25-9-1    General Provisions for Tribally-Owned LLC’s
25-9-2    Special Formation Requirements For Tribally-Owned LLC’S
25-9-3    Management of Tribally Owned LLC’s.
25-9-4    Decisions and Voting for Tribally-Owned LLC’s
25-9-5    Distributions for Tribally-Owned LLC’s
25-9-6    Additional Reports and Audits
25-9-7    Actions Against Tribally-Owned LLC’s
25-10 EFFECTIVE DATE AND AUTHORITY
25-10-1    Severability; Effect of Invalidity of Part of this Code.
25-10-2    Effective Date.
25-10-3    Authority.
25-10-4    No Impairment of Contracts.
25-10-5    Fees for Filing Documents and Issuing Certificates.
25-10-6    Certificates and Certified Copies to be Received in Evidence.
25-10-7    Forms to be Furnished by the Tribal Secretary.
25-10-8    Franchise Taxes Established by Title.

Title 26. Child Support
26-1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
26-1-1    Title.
26-1-2    Authority.
26-1-3    Purpose.
26-1-4    Construction, Uniformity and Interpretation, Severability.
26-1-5    Definitions.
26-1-6    Designation of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Child Support Services Program as a Title IV-D Program.
26-1-7    Powers and Duties of the CSS
26-1-8    Services.
26-1-9    Eligibility, Assignment, Priority.
26-1-10    Application Fee.
26-1-11    Intergovernmental Procedures, Full Faith and Credit.
26-1-12    Confidentiality of Records.
26-1-13    Attorneys.
26-1-14    Locating Parents.
26-1-15    Financial Disclosure.
26-1-16    Applicant Cooperation.
26-1-17    Reasonable Costs.
26-1-18    Overpayment.
26-2 JURISDICTION, CIVIL PROCEDURE, FULL FAITH AND CREDIT, SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY
26-2-1    Jurisdiction.
26-2-2    Transfer.
26-2-3    Venue.
26-2-4    Civil Procedure.
26-2-5    Filing Fees.
26-2-6    Full Faith and Credit.
26-2-7    Sovereign Immunity.
26-3 PATERNITY AND GENETIC TESTING
26-3-1    General.
26-3-2    No Effect on Tribal Enrollment.
26-3-3    Parent-Child Relationship.
26-3-4    Rights Valid until Terminated.
26-3-5    Presumption of Paternity – Marriage.
26-3-6    No Discrimination Based on Marital Status.
26-3-7    Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity.
26-3-8    Denial of Paternity.
26-3-9    Rules for Acknowledgment and Denial of Paternity.
26-3-10    Proceedings for Rescission, Rescission by Minor.
26-3-11    Challenges after Expiration of Period for Rescission.
26-3-12    Procedures for Rescission or Challenge.
26-3-13    Ratification Barred.
26-3-14    Full Faith and Credit.
26-3-15    Exceptions to the Establishment of Paternity.
SUBCHAPTER - GENETIC TESTING
26-3-16    General.
26-3-17    Order for Testing.
26-3-18    Requirements for Genetic Testing.
26-3-19    Report of Genetic Testing, Chain of Custody.
26-3-20    Genetic Testing Results, Rebuttal.
26-3-21    Costs of Genetic Testing.
26-3-22    Additional Genetic Testing.
26-3-23    Genetic Testing When Specimen is Not Available.
26-3-24    Identical Brothers, Non-Genetic Evidence to Determine Father.
26-3-25    Release of Report of Genetic Testing.
SUBCHAPTER - PROCEEDINGS TO ADJUDICATE PARENTAGE
26-3-26    Civil Proceeding to Adjudicate Parentage.
26-3-27    Standing to Maintain Proceeding.
26-3-28    Parties to Proceeding.
26-3-29    No Limitation: Child Having No Presumed, Acknowledged or Adjudicated Father.
26-3-30    Limitation: Child Having Presumed Father.
26-3-31    Authority to Deny Motion for Genetic Testing, Factors to Consider.
26-3-32    Limitation: Child Having Acknowledged or Adjudicated Father.
26-3-33    Joinder of Proceedings.
26-3-34    Commencement of Proceeding.
26-3-35    Child as Party: Representation.
26-3-36    Admissibility of Results of Genetic Testing.
26-3-37    Consequences of Declining Genetic Testing.
26-3-38    Admission of Paternity Authorized.
SUBCHAPTER - SPECIAL RULES FOR PROCEEDING TO ADJUDICATE PARENTAGE
26-3-39    Rules for Adjudication of Paternity.
26-3-40    Court Shall Adjudicate.
26-3-41    Hearings, Records, Reports, Public Record.
26-3-42    Default Order.
26-3-43    Dismissal Only Without Prejudice.
26-3-44    Order Adjudicating Parentage.
26-4 CHILD SUPPORT ESTABLISHMENT
26-4-1    General.
26-4-2    Child Support, Age of Majority, Minor Parents, Emancipation.
26-4-3    Child Support Obligations and Guidelines.
26-4-4    Address Requirements, Service.
26-4-5    Child Support Order.
26-4-6    Arrearage.
26-4-7    Non-Cash Support.
26-4-8    Payments.
26-4-9    Approval by Court.
26-4-10    Voluntary Agreement.
26-4-11    Rebuttable Presumption.
26-4-12    Liability for Past Support.
26-4-13    Termination of Parental Rights, Adoption.
26-4-14    Modification.
26-4-15    No Retroactive Modification.
26-4-16    Temporary Orders.
26-4-17    Prior Born Children.
26-4-18    Past Due Support.
26-4-19    Review of Child Support Orders, Review of Guidelines.
26-4-20    Redirection of Child Support Upon Change in Physical Custody.
26-4-21    No Statute of Limitations.
26-4-22    TANF Money Owed to a State or Tribe.
26-4-23    Income Assignment.
26-4-24    Voluntary Income Assignment.
26-4-25    Employer, Notice of Income Assignment, Requirements.
26-4-26    Registration of Foreign Child Support Order.
26-5 CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT
26-5-1    General.
26-5-2    Judgment for Arrearage.
26-5-3    Arrearage.
26-5-4    Liens, Workers Compensation, Release.
26-5-5    Tribal and Individual Exempted Property.
26-5-6    Initiated Income Assignment, Notice, Hearing.
26-5-7    Spousal Support.
26-5-8    Revocation or Suspension of Licenses.
26-5-9    Probation.
26-5-10    Reinstatement, Termination of Orders.
26-5-11    Employment, Find-Job Order.
26-5-12    Passport Denial.
26-5-13    Reporting to Consumer Reporting Agency.
26-5-14    State and Federal Tax Offset Programs, Administrative Offset.
26-5-15    Indirect Civil Contempt.
26-5-16    Purge Fee, Referral.
26-5-17    Waivers or Credits, Payments to Children.
26-5-18    Exceptions to Enforcement Proceedings.
26-5-19    Interest.
26-5-20    Expedited Procedures.
26-5-21    Reimbursement of Costs.
26-5-22    Bankruptcy.
26-6 CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES
26-6-1    Kansas Guidelines Adopted by Reference.

Title 27. Juvenile Offender Code
27-1 SHORT TITLE, PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS
27-1-1    Short Title.
27-1-2    Purpose.
27-1-3    Definitions.
27-2 JURISDICTION AND TRANSFER
27-2-1    Jurisdiction.
27-2-2    Transfer of a Juvenile Offender Case.
27-3 JUVENILE DIVISION PROCEDURES
27-3-1    Rules of Juvenile Procedure.
27-3-2    Court Authority.
27-3-3    Confidentiality of Proceedings.
27-3-4    Court Records.
27-3-5    Court Records Sealed.
27-3-6    Special Advocate.
27-3-7    Right to an Attorney.
27-4 JUVENILE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY
27-4-1    When.
27-4-2    Intake.
27-4-3    Release.
27-4-4    Placement in Juvenile Detention Facility; Jail.
27-4-5    Admissions and Confessions.
27-4-6    Fingerprints and Photographs.
27-4-7    Removal from Custody of Parent or Residential Custodian.
27-5 COMMENCEMENT OF JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS
27-5-1    Filing a Petition; Juvenile Division Procedures.
27-5-2    Duty to Appear.
27-6 JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS
27-6-1    Time Limit on Juveniles in Custody.
27-6-2    Juvenile’s Right to Waive Detention Hearing.
27-6-3    Notice of Detention Hearing.
27-6-4    Court Procedure for Detention Hearing.
27-6-5    Timing of Hearings.
27-6-6    First Appearance.
27-6-7    Court Diversion by Stipulation.
27-6-8    Burden of Proof.
27-6-9    Pleas.
27-6-10    Adjudicatory Hearing.
27-6-11    Dismissal of Petition.
27-6-12    Sustaining Petition.
27-6-13    Dispositional Hearing.
27-6-14    Predisposition Study and Reports.
27-6-15    Disposition.
27-6-16    Probation.
27-6-17    Continuing Jurisdiction
27-6-18    Orders for Support.
27-6-19    Appeals.
27-7 TRANSFER TO ADULT DIVISION
27-7-1    Petition.
27-7-2    Hearing.
27-7-3    Deciding Factors.
27-7-4    Standard of Proof.
27-7-5    Written Transfer Order; Appellate Review.
27-7-6    Transfer Process.
27-7-7    Severability.

Title 28. Victims' Rights Code
28-1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
28-1-1    Short Title.
28-1-2    Purpose, Scope.
28-1-3    Definitions.
28-1-4    Victims’ Rights.
28-2 OFFICE OF THE TRIBAL PROSECUTOR
28-2-1    Requirements.
28-3 NOTICE
28-3-1    District Court
28-3-2    Tribal Police Department.
28-4 FUNDING
28-4-1    Fees.
28-4-2    Victims Assistance Fund Account.
28-4-3    Use of Funds.

Title 29. Liquor Control Ordinance
29-1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
29-1-1    Authority.
29-1-2    Purpose.
29-1-3    Definitions.
29-1-4    Rules, Regulations and Enforcement.
29-1-5    Abatement.
29-1-6    Power of Enforcement.
29-1-7    Sales of Liquor.
29-1-8    Licensing.
29-1-9    Taxes.
29-1-10    Revenue.
29-1-11    Exceptions.
29-1-12    Severability and Effective Date.
29-1-13    Amendment and Construction.


[Table of Contents created by NILL, based on Potawatomi Law and Order Code current through October 8, 2014.]