Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska - Code

Table of Contents Updated : October 2016

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Winnebago Tribal Code (complete code in pdf format)

Table of Contents

Title 1 - Court Rules
TITLE 1: COURT RULES
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2: ESTABLISHMENT OF COURTS
ARTICLE 3: WINNEBAGO SUPREME COURT RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE
ARTICLE 4: COUNSELORS AND PROFESSIONAL ATTORNEYS
ARTICLE 5: CONTEMPTS
ARTICLE 6: SELECTION OF JURORS
ARTICLE 7: JUDICIAL CONDUCT
ARTICLE 8: BONDS AND SURETIES
ARTICLE 9: MISCELLANEOUS
ARTICLE 10: OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL
ARTICLE 11: TRADITIONAL WELLNESS COURT
TITLE 1A: WINNEBAGO RULES OF EVIDENCE
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2: JUDICIAL NOTICE
ARTICLE 3: PRESUMPTIONS
ARTICLE 4: RELEVANCY AND ITS LIMITS
ARTICLE 5: (RESERVED)
ARTICLE 6: WITNESSES
ARTICLE 7: OPINION AND EXPERT TESTIMONY
ARTICLE 8: HEARSAY
ARTICLE 9: AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION
ARTICLE 10: CONTENTS OF WRITINGS, RECORDINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS
ARTICLE 11: MISCELLANEOUS RULES
TITLE 1B: RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: SCOPE, PURPOSES, AND CONSTRUCTION
ARTICLE 2: PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 3: PROCEEDINGS BEFORE TRIAL
ARTICLE 4: TRIAL
ARTICLE 5: JUDGMENT
ARTICLE 6: APPEAL
ARTICLE 7: MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
TITLE 1C: TRIBAL CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: TRIBAL CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES
TITLE 1D: BANISHMENT AND EXCLUSION CODE [REPEALED]
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS


Title 2 - Civil Procedure
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2: COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION PLEADINGS, MOTIONS AND ORDERS
ARTICLE 3: PROCESS, SUMMONS, FILING OF PLEADINGS AND OTHER PAPERS
ARTICLE 4: PARTIES
ARTICLE 5: DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY
ARTICLE 6: WITNESSES
Subpart A Testimony Under Privilege Against Prosecution
ARTICLE 7: JURORS
ARTICLE 8: TRIAL
Subpart A Impaneling Jury
Subpart B Trial Procedure
Subpart C Verdict
Subpart D Miscellaneous Trial Provisions
ARTICLE 9: PROVISIONAL AND FINAL REMEDIES AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
Subpart A Injunctions
Subpart B Replevin
Subpart C Attachment
Subpart D Garnishment
Subpart E Provisions Relating to Attachment and Garnishment (Reserved)
Subpart F Receivers
Subpart G Eminent Domain
ARTICLE 10: JUDGMENT
Subpart A Foreign Judgments
Subpart B Execution
Subpart C Contribution
Subpart D Costs
ARTICLE 11: LIMITATION OF ACTIONS
ARTICLE 12: FAMILY RELATIONS
Subpart A Statutory Divorce
ARTICLE 13: FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER
ARTICLE 14: HABEAS CORPUS
ARTICLE 15: MANDAMUS
ARTICLE 16: QUO WARRANTO
ARTICLE 17: SMALL CLAIMS PROCEDURE


Title 3 - Criminal Code
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2: PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY
ARTICLE 3: CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
ARTICLE 4: CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON
ARTICLE 5: INCHOATE CRIMES
ARTICLE 6: CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE
ARTICLE 7: CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE
ARTICLE 8: CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT
ARTICLE 9: RESERVED
ARTICLE 10: RESERVED
ARTICLE 11: RESERVED
ARTICLE 12: ADULT AND ELDERLY PROTECTIVE SERVICES ACT
ARTICLE 13: [REPEALED]
ARTICLE 14: WINNEBAGO TRIBAL POLICE FORCE
ARTICLE 15: CRIMINAL TRAFFIC OFFENSES


Title 4 - Juvenile Procedure
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2: EMERGENCY CUSTODY
ARTICLE 3: ADJUDICATOIN
ARTICLE 4: DISPOSITION
ARTICLE 5: CHILD ABUSE
ARTICLE 6: TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
ARTICLE 7: ADOPTIONS
ARTICLE 8: DEVELOPING FOSTER CARE HOMES
ARTICLE 9: (Repealed 2008)
ARTICLE 10: RULES OF JUVENILE PROCEDURE
ARTICLE 11: GRANDPARENT RIGHTS


Title 5 - Tribal Government
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: ENROLLMENT
ARTICLE 2: ELECTIONS
ARTICLE 3: RESERVED
ARTICLE 4: TRIBAL ELECTION PROCEDURES


Title 6 - Civil Traffic Code
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2: PROCEDURES
ARTICLE 3: LICENSING, REGISTRATION AND VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS
ARTICLE 4: MOVING TRAFFIC
ARTICLE 5: NON-MOVING TRAFFIC
ARTICLE 6: HIGHWAYS, ROADS AND BRIDGES
ARTICLE 7: VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC SAFETY
ARTICLE 8: MISCELLANEOUS


Title 7 - Health, Safety, and Welfare
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: MENTAL HEALTH COMMITMENT ACT
ARTICLE 3: ANIMALS
ARTICLE 4: OPEN BURNING
ARTICLE 5: BURNING OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
ARTICLE 6: OPEN DUMPING
ARTICLE 8: COMPULSORY EDUCATION
ARTICLE 9: FOOD CODE
ARCITLE 10: CORONER
ARTICLE 11: WINNEBAGO DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
ARTICLE 12: WINNEBAGO WORKER’S COMPENSATION
ARTICLE 13: FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION CODE
ARTICLE 14: WINNEBAGO POLLUTION CONTROL CODE
ARTICLE 15: LANDLORD TENANT RELATIONS
ARTICLE 16: SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION
ARTICLE 17: SEX OFFENDER RESTRICTIONS
ARTICLE 18: WHISTLE BLOWER PROTECTION
ARTICLE 19: SETTLING PARTICIPANT BRAND LISTING ACT


Title 8 - Natural Resources
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
WILDLIFE AND PARKS
GENERAL PROVISIONS
AGREEMENTS
DEFINITIONS
WILDLIFE AND PARKS COMMISSION REGULATIONS
LICENSE INFORMATION
WATERFOWL
BIG GAME REGULATIONS
RESTRICTIONS
FIREARMS POLICY
WATER MANAGEMENT


Title 9 - Gaming
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2: TRIBAL GAMING COMMISSION
ARTICLE 3: LICENSING PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 4: CLASS II GAMING
ARTICLE 5: CLASS III GAMING
ARTICLE 6: VIOLATIONS; PENALTIES
ARTICLE 7: MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS


Title 10 - General Revenue and Tax Code (Taxation)
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLES OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: TAXATION
ARTICLE 2: SALES TAX
ARTICLE 3: GASOLINE TAX
ARTICLE 4: CONSTRUCTION TAX
ARTICLE 5: BINGO TAX [REPEALED]
ARTICLE 6: TOBACCO TAX
ARTICLE 7: HOTEL LODGING TAX


Title 11 - Business Corporation Code
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1.00: CITATION; DEFINITIONS
ARTICLE 1.02: APPLICATION
ARTICLE 1.10: INCORPORATION; ARTICLES
ARTICLE 1.16: POWERS
ARTICLE 1.17: ORGANIZATION;
ARTICLE 2: BOARD
ARTICLE 3: OFFICERS
ARTICLE 4: SHARES; SHAREHOLDERS
ARTICLE 5: LOANS; OBLIGATIONS; DISTRIBUTIONS
ARTICLE 6: MERGER, EXCHANGE, TRANSFER
ARTICLE 7: DISSOLUTION
ARTICLE 8.01: EXTENSION
ARTICLE 8.21: CORPORATION REGISTRATION
ARTICLE 9: ACTIONS AGAINST CORPORATIONS
ARTICLE 10: CORPORATIONS WHOLLY OWNED BY THE TRIBE
ARTICLE 11: EFFECTIVE DATE AND AUTHORITY
ARTICLE 12: CONVERSION
ARTICLE 13: DOMESTICATION


Title 11A - Industrial Development Financing Service Act
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 2: WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCING
• UTILIZATION OF FINANCING SERVICE IN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
ARTICLE 3: WINNEBAGO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1989
• GENERAL PROVISIONS
• BOARD OF TRUSTEES
• POWERS OF THE AUTHORITY
• OBLIGATIONS
• MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
• MANAGEMENT OF TRIBAL ENTERPRISES


Title 11B - Limited Liability Company (LLC) Code
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2: OPERATING AGREEMENT AND DEALING WITH LLC
ARTICLE 3: OWNERS AND MANAGERS
ARTICLE 4: FINANCE
ARTICLE 5: NON-LIQUIDATING DISTRIBUTIONS
ARTICLE 6: OWNERSHIP AND TRANSFER OF PROPERTY
ARTICLE 7: DISSOLUTION
ARTICLE 8: MERGER
ARTICLE 9: LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES WHOLLYOWNED BY THE TRIBE
Subpart 1 General Provisions for Tribally-Owned LLC’s
Subpart 2 Special Formation Requirements for Tribally-Owned LLC’s
Subpart 3 Management of Tribally-Owned LLC’s
Subpart 4 Decisions and Voting for Tribally-Owned LLC’s
Subpart 5 Distributions for Tribally-Owned LLC’s
Subpart 6 Additional Reports and Audits
Subpart 7 Actions Against Tribally-Owned LLC’s


Title 12 - Family Relations
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: [RESERVED]
ARTICLE 2: DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE ACT
ARTICLE 3: WINNEBAGO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT IV-D PROGRAM ACT; ESTABLISHMENT AND DUTIES
ARTICLE 4: WINNEBAGO PARENTAGE ACT
ARTICLE 5: WINNEBAGO CHILD SUPPORT ACT
• PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
• ESTABLISHMENT & MODIFICATION OF CHILD SUPPORT
• TRIBAL TANF & ASSIGNMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS TO THE WTN-CSEP
• LOCATION OF A MISSING OBLIGOR, ASSETS, AND OBLIGEE BY THE WTN-CSEP
• PAYMENTS, COLLECTION, DISTRIBUTION, AND ARREARS
• CIVIL REMEDIES FOR ENFORCEMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT ORDERS
• INTERGOVERNMENTAL CHILD SUPPORT CASES – AFFORDING FULL FAITH AND CREDIT
• REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN CHILD SUPPORT ORDER FOR ENFORCEMENT
• REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN CHILD SUPPORT ORDERS FOR MODIFICATION


Title 13 - Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO)
Repealed August 24, 2009.


Title 14 - Probate
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: PROBATE


Title 15 - Utilities
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE
ARTICLE 2: GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 3: WINNEBAGO TRIBAL UTILITY BOARD; REGULATORY
ARTICLE 4: PUBLIC UTILITIES: RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, REQUIREMENTS
ARTICLE 5: ELECTRIC UTILITY SERVICE ON WINNEBAGO RESERVATION
ARTICLE 6: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE [Reserved]
ARTICLE 7: WATER SERVICE [Reserved]
ARTICLE 8: WASTEWATER SERVICE [Reserved]
ARTICE 9: GAS UTILITIES [Reserved]
ARTICLE 10: HEATING UTILITIES [Reserved]
ARTICLE 11: OTHER UTILITIES [Reserved]
ARTICLE 12: TRIBAL UTILITY BOARD – ENTERPRISE [Reserved]


Title 16 - Civil Trespass
TABLE OF REVION
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: CIVIL TRESPASS STATUTE


Title 17 - Interests in Real Property
TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Part A General Provisions
Part B Eviction Procedures
Part C Foreclosure of Interests in Real Property


Title 18 - Guardianship and Conservatorship

TABLE OF REVISIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE 1: PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2: PROCEDURES AND PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORISHIPS
ARTICLE 3: GUARDIANSHIP
ARTICLE 4: CONSERVATORSHIP


[Table of Contents created by NILL in October 2016, based on materials available on tribe's website.]