Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal Law / Ordinances

Last updated: July 16, 2012

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Digitizer's Note: Some chapter numbers are skipped. Next to each chapter is the most recent date of amendment / revision / adoption / repealment (if stated).

Table of Contents

Constitution & Bylaws (Ratified: 10/30/1937; amended: 11/14/1995)

Rules of Civil Procedure

Ch. 1. Tribal Court Code (06/16/2009)
Ch. 2. Bill of Rights
Ch. 3. General Citation Ordinance (9/2/1997)
Ch. 4. Peacemaker Ordinance
Ch. 5. Administrative Appeals Ordinance (12/27/1995)
Ch. 6. Probate Code (4/15/1997)

Youth Code:
Ch. 7. General Provisions (9/20/1988)
Ch. 8. Youth in Need of Care (08/21/2007)
Ch. 9. Guardianship (10/2/2007)
Ch. 10. Termination of Parental Rights
Ch. 11. Adoption
Ch. 12. Paternity (3/21/2000)
Ch. 13. Truancy
(3/5/2002)
Ch. 14. Juvenile Delinquency, Curfew, and Hitchhiking (5/28/1996)

Ch. 16. Public Peace and Good Order Ordinance (7/18/2006)
Ch. 17. Financial Responsibility Code (6/1/2004)
Ch. 18. Door to Door Sales Ordinance (6/20/2000)

Ch. 20. Natural Resources Ordinance: Fish - Game - Forestry
(Repealed 05/06/2008 )
Ch. 21. Fish and Game Regulations (6/5/2012)
Ch. 22. Forest Resources Regulations (9/18/2009)

Ch. 25. Gaming Ordinance
(1/30/2012)
Ch. 26. Public Health and Safety Ordinance (5/22/1992)
Ch. 26A. Communicable Disease, Vaccination, and Quarantine Ordinance (8/21/2007)
Ch. 27. Revenue Allocation Plan (6/16/2009)
Ch. 28. Child Support Ordinance (9/20/2005)

Ch. 31. Liquor Control Ordinance (11/2/1999)
Ch. 32. Tobacco Ordinance (4/18/2000)
Ch. 33. Solid Waste Management (10/24/2000)
Ch. 34. Water Pollution Control (8/5/1998)
Ch. 35. Air Pollution Control (2/7/1989)
Ch. 36. Sale and Possession of Fireworks (6/2/1998)
Ch. 37. Groundwater Protection Ordinance (11/22/2000)
Ch. 39. Tribal Utility Ordinance (2/21/2006)
Ch. 40. Land Ordinance (11/22/2005)
Ch. 41. Standard Assignment Application Form (1/22/2003)
Ch. 42. Grant of Standard Assignment (1/22/2003)
Ch. 43. Mohican Land Use Code (6/5/2007)
Ch. 44. Membership (10/5/2010)
Ch. 44A. Tribal Registry Office (2/19/2002)
Ch. 45. Education
(10/1/1996)
Ch. 46. Housing (10/11/2006)
Ch. 47. Road Safety (11/5/1996)
Ch. 47A. ATV [All Terrain Vehicle] Safety Ordinance (4/5/2005)

Ch. 49. Election Ordinance (9/12/2000)
Ch. 50. Procedures Ordinance (6/19/2007)
Ch. 51. Code of Conduct (11/17/1998)
Ch. 52. Worker's Compensation
(2/21/2006)
Ch. 53. Employee Rights Ordinance (8/17/2010)
Ch. 54. Employee Preference Policy Ordinance (5/4/2004)
Ch. 55. Mohican Fair Labor Standards Ordinance (1/1/1997)
Ch. 55A. Prevailing Wage Ordinance (10/1/2002)
Ch. 56. Food Service Code
(4/24/2006)
Ch. 57. Construction Sales Tax Ordinance (5/30/1990)
Ch. 57A. Room Tax Ordinance (7/6/2010)
Ch. 58. Mohican Development Incorporated (Repealed) (6/4/2002)
Ch. 59. Commercial-Security Interests (3/16/2005)
Ch. 60. Change of Name
(1/12/1999)
Ch. 61. Marriage (1/21/1997)
Ch. 62. Dissolution of Marriage (2/18/1997)
Ch. 63. Domestic Abuse Restraining Order and Injunction Ordinance (9/3/1996)
Ch. 64. Domestic and Family Violence Ordinance (9/2/1997)
Ch. 65. Elder/Youth License Ordinance (12/16/2003)
Ch. 66. Elder Protection (12/4/2007)
       Elder/Youth License Crimes List

[From the tribe's website]: The Stockbridge-Munsee Community provides the on-line version of the Stockbridge-Munsee Constitution and Tribal law as a service to the Tribal members, and as a courtesy to other Internet users. This on-line version is not official. The information provided on this website is subject to change. The official versions of the Tribal constitution and tribal law can be obtained for a nominal fee by contacting:

Stockbridge-Munsee Community
Legal Office
PO Box 70
Bowler, WI 54416
(715) 793-4392
Updated 7/07/07