Bishop Paiute Tribe - Tribal Ordinances

Table of Contents Updated: September 2018

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Tribal Ordinances

Table of Contents

Bingo Ordinance:
Section 1 - Repeal of ordinance
Section 2 - Licensing
Section 3 - License revocation
Section 4 - Operation regulations
Section 5 - Effective date

Business Permit & Utility Tax:
Chapter One: Business permits
Section 1. Permits generally
Section 2. Definitions
Section 3. Inapplicable to vendors; Separate permit required
Section 4. Permit eligibility
Section 5. Applications and fee
Section 6. Action on applications
Section 7. Business permit fee and fee exemptions
Section 8. Prominent display required
Section 9. Transfer of permits and premises
Section 10. Revocation and suspension of permit.
Chapter 2: Utility business tax
Section 1. Utility business tax generally
Section 2. Definitions
Section 3. Imposition of tax
Section 4. Franchise fee; relief from utility business tax
Section 5. When tax is due
Section 6. Computation of first year estimated tax
Section 7. Computation of tax in subsequent years
Section 8. Penalties
Section 9. Interest
Section 10. Waivers
Section 11. Record keeping and audit
Section 12. Deficiency determination
Section 13. Deficiency if no return of tax filed
Section 14. Redetermination
Chapter 3: General provisions
Section 1. Regulatory authority
Section 2. Severability
Section 3. Sovereign immunity
Section 4. Amendments
Section 5. Effective date

Cable Televisions:
Section 1. Purpose
Section 2. Definitions
Section 3. Franchise authority
Section 4. Term
Section 5. Fee
Section 6. First tier service requirements
Section 7. Requirements generally
Section 8. Fee payments not in lieu of taxes
Section 9. Corporate surety bond
Section 10. Comprehensive liability insurance
Section 11. Indemnification of council
Section 12. Construction, installation and service standards
Section 13. No recourse against council
Section 14. Unlawful activities
Section 16. Complaint procedures
Section 17. Failure to comply
Section 18. Equipment or dealer discrimination prohibited
Section 19. Transfer
Section 20. Valuation
Section 21. Rules and regulations of the council
Section 22. Manner of adopting rules and regulations
Section 23. Notices
Section 24. Technical standards
Section 25. Filing of petitions, applications and communications
Section 26. Franchise office and emergency service
Section 27. Annual report
Section 28, Application for franchise
Section 29. Acceptance
Section 30. Operation without franchise prohibited
Section 31. Protection of equipment
Section 32. Effective date

Carrier of Passengers:
Terms and Conditions

Dog Control:
Section 1. Title
Section 2. Findings and Purpose
Section 3. Applicability and Jurisdiction
Section 4. Definitions
Section 5. Animal Control Officer
Section 6. Animal Control Equipment
Section 7. Resisting, Hindering or Obstructing Animal Control Officer
Section 8. Vaccination Required
Section 9. Identification Tag
Section 10. Impoundment
Section 11. Vicious Dog
Section 12. Fines and Penalties
Section 13. Complaints
Section 14. Notice of Hearing
Section 15. Hearing
Section 16. Failure of Owner to Appear at Hearing
Section 17. Finality of Determination
Section 18. Severability
Section 19. Rules, Regulations, Policy and Procedures
Section 20. Amendments
Section 21. Effective Date
Section 22. Sovereign Immunity

{Amendment to Dog Ordinance}
Findings and Purpose of Amendment to Ordinance
Leashed/Confined Dogs
Fines and Penalties
Victim Remedies

Employment Rights:
Section 1.0. Name
Section 2.0. Purpose
Section 3.0. Definitions
Section 4.0. Establishment and purpose of the Tribal Employment Rights Commission
Section 5.0. General and Specific Powers of the Commission and TERO Manager
Section 6.0. Tribal Indian Employment Preference Policy, Fair Employment, Discrimination and Procedures
Section 7.0. Compliance by Unions
Section 8.0. Complaints and Administrative Non-Compliance
Section 9.0. Hearings
Section 10.0. Penalties for Violations
Section 11.0. Appeals
Section 12.0. Publication of Ordinance
Section 13.0. Compliance Plan Agreement
Section 14.0. Reporting, Information for Verification and On-Site Inspections
Section 15.0. Rules and Regulations
Section 16.0. Commission Funds
Section 17.0. Employment Administrative Fee
Section 18.0. Retaliation and Reprisal
Section 19.0. Principles of Construction
Section 20.0. Severability
Section 21.0. Sovereignty Immunity Preserved
Section 22.0. Amendments
Section 23.0. Effective Date

Enforcement of Child Support Orders:
Chapter 1 General Provisions
Section 101 Purpose
Section 102 Definitions
Chapter 2 Wage Withholding Orders to Enforce Child Support Obligations
Section 201 Applicability
Section 202 Verification of Enforcement
Section 203 - Notice to Affected Employee
Section 204 Termination of Wage Withholding
Section 205 Notice of Decisions
Section 206 Amendments
Section 207 Sovereign Immunity

Environmental Protection:
TITLE I - Findings; Declarations of Policy
101 - Tribal Council Findings
102 - Declarations of Policy
TITLE II - Jurisdiction
201 - Purpose
202 - Definitions
TITLE III-Tribal Environmental Protection Agency
301 - Establishment of TEPA
302 - Governing Body; Appointment; Terms; Vacancies
303 - Chairman; Vice Chairman; Quorum; Meetings
TITLE IV - Tribal Environmental Management Office
401 - Establishment of Tribal Environmental Management Office
402 - Authority of TEMO to Regulate and Enforce This Ordinance
403 - Emergency Abatement of Pollution
TITLE V - Tribal Court
501 - Procedure for Issuance of Temporary Restraining Order
502 - Tribal Court Issuance of Preliminary or Permanent Injunction
503 - Review of TEPA Actions
504 - Commencement of Action by TEMO
505 - Service of Process
506 - Remedies
507 - Limited Waiver of Immunity
TITLE VI - Miscellaneous Provisions
601 - Unlawful Act
602 - Paiute Palace Casino
603 - Amendments
604 - Effective Date

Exclusion Code:
Section 1. Purpose
Section 2. Authority
Section 3. Definitions
Section 4. Grounds for Exclusion
Section 5. Exclusion Proceedings
Section 6. Violation of Exclusion Order
Section 7. Remedial Actions
Section 8. Sovereign Immunity
Section 9. General Provisions

Fireworks Ordinance:
Title I: Illegal Fireworks Ordinance
Section I. Purpose
Section 2. Authority
Section 3. Definitions
Section 4. Legal Fireworks
Section 5. Illegal Fireworks
Section 6. Sale of Legal Fireworks
Section 7. Violation of Ordinance
Section 8. Tribal Court Hearing
Section 9. Penalties for Violation of Ordinance
Section 10. Enforcement of Penalty Order
Section 11. Appeals
Section 12. Sovereign Immunity
Section 13. Amendments
Section 14. Effective Date
Section 15. Exhibit

Gaming Revenue Allocation:
Section I. Definitions
Section II. Resolution and Repeal of Inconsistent Legislation
Section III. Policy
Section IV. Use of Net Gaming Revenue, Tribal Economic Development
Section V. Use of Net Gaming Revenues: Tribal Governmental Operations and Programs
Section VI. Use of Net Gaming Revenues: General Welfare of the Tribe and its Members
Section VII. Use of Net Gaming Revenues: Individual Per Capita Payments
Section VIII. Remaining Net Revenue
Section IX. Severability
Section X. No Waiver of Sovereign Immunity
Section XI. Amendment or Repeal of Plan
Section XII. Automatic Re-adoption if no Plan for Subsequent Fiscal Year
Section XIII. Distribution Payments
Section XIV. Dispute Resolution
Section XV. Effective Date

General Welfare Benefit Ordinance:
Section 1. Title
Section 2. Authority
Section 3. Findings
Section 4. Purposes; Intent.
Section 5. Construction
Section 6. Non-taxable Benefits
Section 7. Benefit Program Eligibility
Section 8. Benefit Program Requirements
Section 9. Compensation Exemption
Section 10. Benefit Availability
Section 11. Safe Harbor
Section 12. Specific Safe Harbor Programs
Section 13. Tribal Programs Providing General Welfare Benefits
Section 14. Not Lavish or Extravagant
Section 15. Income Tax Withholding
Section 16. Past Years
Section 17. Tribe Not Responsible for Audits or Penalties
Section 18. Tax Reporting
Section 19. Governing Law
Section 20. Sovereign Immunity
Section 21. Severability
Section 22. Effective Date

Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court:
Section 1. Title
Section 2. Establishment of the Court (TJHWC)
Section 3. General
Section 4. Purpose
Section 5. Jurisdiction
Section 6. Eligibility Criteria
Section 7. Policies and Procedures
Section 8. Court Collaboration Structure
Section 9. Judges of the JHWC
Section 10. Powers of the Associate Judge of the JHWC
Section 11. Rules of Evidence
Section 12. Collection and Maintenance of Records
Section 13. Duration of the JHWC
Section 14. Severability

Labor Relations:
Section 1: Threshold of applicability
Section 2: Definition of Eligible Employees
Section 3: Non-interference with regulatory or security activities
Section 4: Eligible Employees free to engage in or refrain from concerted activity
Section 5: Unfair Labor Practices for the tribe
Section 6: Unfair Labor Practices for the union
Section 7: Tribe and union right to free speech
Section 8: Access to Eligible Employees
Section 9: Indian preference explicitly permitted
Section 10: Secret ballot elections required
Section 11: Collective bargaining impasse
Section 12: Decertification of bargaining agent
Section 13: Binding dispute resolution mechanism

Land Assignments:
Governing Body
Article 1 - Validating existing Assignments
Article 2 - Procedures, Regulations and Rules concerning Assignments
Section A. Procedure for filing Application for an Assignment on Tribal Land and the Granting thereof.
Section B. Administrative functions of the Owens Valley Board of trustees
Section C. Eligibility requirements for an Assignment
Section D. Assignment Provisions
Section E. Cancellation of Assignments

Non-tribal Corporations:
Section 1: Purpose of Incorporation and Incorporators
Section 2: Corporate Name
Section 3: Articles of Incorporation
Section 4: Certificate of Incorporation
Section 5: By laws
Section 1. Annual Meetings.
Section 2: Voting Rights.
Section 3. Notice of the Meeting.
Section 1. Powers.
Section 2. Number of Directors.
Section 3. Meetings.
Section 4. Special Meetings.
Section 5. Quorum.
Section 6. Vacancies.
Section 7. Compensation.
Section 1. Election.
Section 2. Election.
Section 3. Removal and Vacancies
Section 4. President.
Section 5. Secretary.
Section 6. Treasurer.
Section 7. Salaries.
Section 6: Dissolution
Section 7: Termination or Cancellation of Charter

Nuisance Ordinance:
101. Findings; Declaration of Policy
102. Declarations of Policy
103. Definition of Nuisance
104. Authorized Official
(1) Citation for Civil Infraction
(2) Service of Citation
(3) Emergency Action
(4) Order to Abate and Other Remedies
(5) Enforcement of Orders to Abate
(6) Money Damages for Violation
(7) Civil Penalty
(8) Remedies
(9) Separate Offense
(10) Tribal Immunity
(11) Severability
(12) Amendments.
(13) Effective Date

1. "Shall" and "May"
2. Severability
3. Family support
4. Support
5. Support Order
Section I. Application and Scope of Ordinance
Section II. Jurisdiction
Section III. Effect of Judgment
Section IV. Relationship established
Section V. Presumption of paternity
Section VI. Artificial insemination
Section VII. Right to bring paternity action; effect of agreements; proceedings when child not yet born
Section VIII. Statute of limitations for paternity actions; effect on probate matters
Section IX. Jurisdiction; joinder with action for divorce; venue
Section XI. Informal hearing; refusal of witnesses or parties to testify; testimony of physician
Section XII. Blood tests; experts
Section XIII. Evidence relating to paternity
Section XIV. Recommendations for settlement; acceptance or refusal; dismissal based on blood tests
Section XV. Civil action; testimony and admissibility of evidence demand for jury
Section XVI. Effect of judgment or order; new birth certificate; determination of support; continuing jurisdiction
Section XVII. Fees and costs
Section XVIII. Court orders for support payments; failure to obey
Section XIX. Right to counsel; free transcript for appeal
Section XX. Confidentiality of proceedings and records
Section XXI. Action to declare mother and child relationship
Section XXII. Written promise to furnish support; confidentiality thereof

Paiute Palace Casino Tort Liability:
Section 1 Purpose
Section 2 Limit of Liability
Section 3 Claim Procedures

Prevailing Wages:
SECTION ONE. Definitions.
SECTION TWO. Payment of Prevailing Wages Required.
SECTION THREE. Establishment of prevailing Wages/Classifications.
SECTION FOUR. Employer Requirements.
SECTION FIVE. Contracts/Agreements.

Public Safety:
TITLE I. Findings; Declaration of Policy
101. Tribal Council Findings
102. Declarations of Policy.
201. Bishop Tribal Court Authorization to Issue Protective Orders.
202. Full Faith and Credit.
203. Amendments.
204. Effective date.

Rental Minimal Housing Standards:
100. - Minimum Standards
200. - Use Permit
300. - Failure to Comply
400. - Citation Issued
500. - Tribal Court
600. - Revocation of Use Permit
700. - Remedies
800. - Failure to Appeal
900. - Sovereign Immunity
1000. - Amendments
1100. - Effective Date

Required School Attendance:
Findings; Declaration of Policy
101. General Provisions
102. Definitions
103. Exceptions
104. Penalties
105. Enforcement Action
106. Service of Documents
107. Effective Date
108. Tribal Court Ordinance

Section 1. Definitions
Section 1a. Requirement to apply for franchise
Section 2. Application for franchis·e; contents
Section 2a. Fees imposed on existing franchises
Section 3. Reports, date of payment to reservation, audits
Section 3a. Prohibition on pass-through
Section 4. Compliance with laws
Section 5. Forfeiture
Section 6. Acquisition and valuation
Section 7. Publication expense
Section 8. No transfer without consent
Section 9. Application fee

Sales & Tax:
SECTION 1. Sales Tax
SECTION 2. Definition
1. Business
2. Consumer
3. Person
4. Purchase
5. Reservation
6. Sale or Sold
7. Sales Price
8. Sales Tax
9. Tangible Personal Property Subject to this Ordinance or Property
10. Tribal Taxing Authority
11. Tribe
SECTION 3. Returns
SECTION 4. Payment
SECTION 5. Tribal Taxing Authority
1. Authority
2. Powers
3. Special Provisions Only Applicable to OVIHA
4. Notice
SECTION 6. Effective Date and Repealing

Solid and Hazardous Waste Code:
Section 1. Findings and Purpose
Section 2. Authority and Jurisdiction
Section 3. Definitions
Section 4. Persons Responsible for Storage and Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Waste Provisions
Section 5. Cleanup Plans
Section 6. Storage and Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Waste Prohibited Acts
Section 7. Derelict Trailers
Section 8. Derelict Vehicles
Section 9. Household Appliances
Section 10. Mixed Debris Piles and Debris Management Plan
Section 11. Bum Pennits and Conditions
Section 12. Solid Waste Collection Services
Section 13. Effect on Tribal Customs and Traditions
Section 14. Enforcement
Section 15. General Provisions
Section 16. Sovereign Immunity

Standards of Conduct and Ethics Policy:
Definition of "Immediate Family Members"
General Prohibitions:
A. Standards of Conduct
B. Conflict of Interest
C. Abstention from Official Action.
D. Prohibition of Incompatible Employment; Waiver.
E. Volunteerism Encouraged.
F. Government Contracts: Restrictions and Bid Requirements
Conduct Consequences

Traffic and Motor Vehicle Code:
Section 1. Findings and Purpose
Section 2. Authority and Jurisdiction; Appeals and Rules of Court
Section 3. Driving is a Privilege
Section 4. Definitions
Section 5. Officers to Enforce; Tribal Police Duty and Authority
Section 6. Exemption of Authorized Emergency Vehicles
Section 7. Vehicle Registration and License Plates
Section 8. Drivers License and Privileges
Section 9. Financial Responsibility and Responsibilities Upon Collision
Section 10. Rules of the Road
Section 11. Driving, Overtaking and Passing
Section 12. Right-of-Ways
Section 13. Turning, Stopping, Following
Section 14. Parking
Section 15. Speed and Speed Related Offenses
Section 16. Public Offenses
Section 17. Alcohol and Drug Related Offenses
Section 18. Safety Restraints and Other Safety Requirements
Section 19. Animal Hit & Run
Section 20. Equipment ofVehicles
Section 21. Non-Street Legal Vehicles
Section 22. Bicycles
Section 23. Helmet
Section 24. Attaching to a Motor Vehicle or Non-Street Legal Vehicle Prohibited
Section 25. Transportation of Large Items Requires Permission
Section 26. Vehicle and Non-Street Legal Vehicle Storage and Impound
Section 27. Enforcement
Section 28. General Provisions
Section 29. Sovereign Immunity

Trespass Ordinance:
Section 101. Findings: Declarations of Policy
Section 102. Declarations of Policy
Section 103. Definition of Trespass
Section 104.  Authorized Officials
1. Citation for Civil Infraction
2. Service of Citation
3. Alternative Remedies
4. Emergency Action
5. Order to Abate and other Remedies
6. Enforcement of orders to abate
7. Civil Penalty
8. Money Damages for Violation
9. Separate Offense
10. Tribal Immunity
11. Severability
12. Amendments
13. Effective Date

Tribal Adult Guardianship:
Purpose and Scope
Section 100 - Jurisdiction
Section 101 - Commencement of the Action
Section 102 - Procedure
Section 103 - Form and Content of Petition
Section 104 - Standards Applied
Section 105 - Selection and Approval of Guardian
Section 106 - Duties of the Guardian
Section 107 - Costs and Fees
Section 108 - Posting a Bond
Section 109 - Change of Guardian
Section 110 - Review of Guardianship
Section 111- Termination of Guardianship
Section 112 - Filing of Guardianships Pleadings
Section 113 - Right to Appeal
Section 114 -Amendments
Section 115 - Effective Date
Section 116 - Tribal Court
Section 117 - Sovereign Immunity

Tribal Charitable Bingo:
Definitions of Bingo
Allowable Expenses
Certification of Enactment

Tribal Courts:
Section 1.0 Title
Section 2.0 The Judicial Department
Section 3.0 Jurisdiction of the Court
Section 4.0 Exercise of Jurisdiction
Section 5.0 Independence of the Courts
Section 6.0 Power of the Courts
Section 7.0 Composition of the Bishop Paiute Tribal Court
Section 8.0 The Bishop Paiute Tribal Appellate Court
Section 9.0 Appointment of Judges and Justices
Section 10.0 Applicable Law

Tribal Enrollment:
Article I. Definitions
Ariticle II. Tribal membership
Section 1. Base Roll
Section 2. Eligibility
Article III. Non Eligibililty
Article IV. Applications For Enrollment
Section 1. Who Must Apply
Section 2. When And Where To Apply
Section 3. Applications Must Contain
Articles V. Enrollment Commitiee
Section 1. Terms of Office
Article VI Approval and Disapproval of Applications
Article VII Appeals
Article VIII Membership roll Preparation
Section 1. Keeping Membership roll Current
Article IX Loss of Membership
Section 1. Relinquishments
Section 2. Disenrollment
Article X Amendments

Tribal Elections:
Section 1.0 Purpose
Section 2.0 Definitions
Section 3.0 Eligibility to Vote
Section 4.0 Election Board Policies and Procedures
Section 5.0 Election Committee
Section6.0 Eligibility and Nominations of Candidates to hold Elected Office
Section 7.0 Eligibility of Tribal Council Candidates
Section 8.0 Procedure to Recall a Tribal Council Member
Section 9.0 Primary and General Election
Section 10.0 Manner of Voting
Section 11.0 Polling
Section 12.0 General Election Results
Section 13.0 Contesting of Election Results
Section 14.0 Removal, Recall, and vacancy
Section 15.0 Amendments
Certification of Enactment

Tribal Gaming (part1):
Chapter 1 - Definitions
Section 101. "Commission"
Section 102. "NIGC"
Section 103. "IGRA"
Section 104. "Tribe"
Section 106. "Applicant”
Section 107. "Application"
Section 108. "Class II Gaming"
Section 109. "Class III Gaming"
Section 110. "Compact'
Section 111. "Gaming Facilities"
Section 112. "Gaming Operation"
Section 113. “General Manager"
Section 114. "Key Employee"
Section 115. "Lottery Board"
Section 116. "Management Contract"
Section 117. "Net Revenues"
Section 118. "Ordinance"
Section 119. "Owner or Controlling Person"
Section 120. "Person"
Section 121. "Premises"
Section 122. "Primary Management Official"
Section 123. A "Relative"
Section 124. "Tribe's Lands"
Section 125. "Tribal Gaming Agency"
Chapter 2 -Ordinance
Section 201 - Purpose
Section 202 - Gaming Authorized
Section 203 - Ownership of Gaming
Section 204 - License Required
Section 205 - Use of Gaming Revenues
Section 206 - Audit
Section 207 - Protection of the Environment and Public Health & Safety
Section 208 - License for Class II and Class III Key Employees and Primary Management Officials and Gaming Employees and Non- Gaming Employees
Section 209 - Background Investigations of Key Employees and Primary Management Officials Pursuant to Section 522.2 B. of the Rules and Regulations of the National Indian Gaming Commission
Section 210 - Application Fee
Section 211 - Eligibility Determination
Section 212 - Procedures of Forwarding Applications & Reports for Key Employees & Primary Management Officials to the National Indian Gaming Commission
Section 213 - Report to the National Indian Gaming Commission
Section 214 - Granting a Gaming License
Section 215 - License Suspension
Section 216 - Class III Gaming
Section 217 - Repeal
Chapter 3 - Administration and Enforcement
Section 301 - Unauthorized Gaming
Section 302 -Ownership - Revenue To Benefit Tribe
Section 303 - Establishment of the Gaming Commission
Section 304 - Selection of the Chairperson
Section 305 - Quorum - Majority Vote
Section 306 - Meetings and Hearings
Section 307 - Gaming Commission Qualifications for Membership
Section 308 - Term
Section 309 - Purpose and Authority of the Gaming Commission
Section 310 –Independence
Section 311 - Compensation
Section 312 – Removal
Section 313 - Vacancies
Section 314 - Monthly Report
Section 315 - Prior Notice of Action
Section 316 - Request for Gaming Commission Action

Tribal Gaming (part2)
Section 317. Due Process, Appealing Commission Actions
Section 318. Gaming Commission Findings
Section 319. Notification of Gaming Commission Decisions
Section 320. Authority and Duties of the Commission
Section 321. Right of Inspection
Section 322. Confidentiality of Information
Section 323. Powers of Delegation
Section 324. Sanctions
Section 325. Limitations Period
Section 326. Violation of Code – Punishment
Section 327. Due Process Regarding the Enforcement Actions
Section 328. Patron Disputes
Section 401. Issuance of a Tribal Gaming License
Section 402. Non - Transferability of License
Section 403. Granting of a License
Section 404. Suitability Determination, License Denial
Section 405. License and Regulation of Class III Gaming Activities: Tribal – State Compact Compliance
Section 406. Failure of Applicant to Disclose Material Information
Section 407. Temporary Employment Licenses
Section 408. Parameters of Licenses
Section 409. Licensing of Vendors
Section 410. Licensing of Gaming Facility
Section 411. License Fees
Section 412. Gaming Commissioner and Commission Employees
Chapter5 Management Contract
Section 501. Management Contract
Chapter 6 Auditing, Fiscal Oversight, and Internal Controls
Section 601. Minimum Procedures for Control of Internal Fiscal Affairs
Section 602. Gaming Commission Oversight of Internal Fiscal Affairs
Section 603. Gaming Commission's Right to Conduct Audit
Section 604. Prohibition Against Embezzlement
Chapter 7 Authorization of Gaming
Section 701. Prohibition Against Gaming
Section 702. Grace Period
Section 703. Authorization of Gaming
Section 704. Approval of Gaming Equipment
Chapter 8 Barment or Exclusion of Individuals
Section 801. List of Undesirables
Section 802. Prohibition Against Listed Individuals
Section 803. Prohibition Against Certain Individuals
Chapter 9 Unlawful Acts
Section 901. It is Unlawful for any Person
Section 902. Prohibition Against Electronic Aids
Section 903. Violations and Sanctions
Chapter 10 National Indian Gaming Commission: Tribal - State Compact
Sections 1001. National Indian Gaming Commission – Regulations
Section 1002. National Indian Gaming Commission – Assessment
Section 1003. Compact with the State of California
CHAPTER 11 Miscellaneous
Section 1101. Security
Section 1102. Surveillance
Section 1103. Maintenance of Code and Regulations
Section 1104. Compliance with other laws
Section 1105. Amendments
Section 1106. Severability
Section 1107. Designated Agent
Section 1108. Law Enforcement
Section 1109. Right to Exclude any Person from the Premises at Any Time
Section 1110. Permissible Alcohol Beverage
Section 1111. Prohibited Substances
Section 1112. Persons under the Influence of any Alcohol or Prohibited Substance
Section 1113. Firearms
Section 1114. Disorderly Conduct
Section 1115. Enforcement
Section 1116. Transportation Providers
Section 1117. Agent for Process
Chapter 12 - Rescinding of Prior Ordinances
Chapter 13 - Effective Date and Certification

Tribal Mortgage Lending & Unlawful Detainer:
A. Lien Priority
B. Recording of Mortgage Loan Documents
C. Foreclosure Procedures
D. Foreclosure Complaint and Summons
E. Service of Process and Procedures.
F. Cure of Default
D. Judgment and Remedy
H. Foreclosure Evictions and Unlawful Detainer Actions
I. Non-Program Unlawful Detariner Actions
J. No Mergers Of Estates
K Certified Mailing to Tribe
L. Intervention
M. Appeals

Tribal Small Claims:
TITLE I - Findings; Declaration of Policy
100 - Tribal Council Findings
101- Declarations of Policy
TITLE II - Eestablishment of Tribal Small Claims Ccourt
200 - Small Claims Court
201 - Jurisdiction
202 - Service of Claim
203 - Counterclaims
204 - Filing Fee – Waiver
205 -Hearings
206 - Evidence; Witnesses
207 - Appearance by Attorneys
208 - Judgment-Dismissal
209 - Enforcement of Judgments
210- Right of Appeal
211 - Sovereign Immunity
212 - Amendment

Tribal Records:
Sec. 101. Purpose
Sec. 102. Scope of Ordinance
Sec. 103. Procedures for Processing Requests for Records
Sec. 104. Tribal Court Order
Sec. 105. Exigent Circumstances
Sec. 201. Tribal Administrator Duties
Sec. 202. Tribal Council

Utility Property Tax:
Section 1. Findings and Purpose
Section 2. Tax Imposed
Section 3. Administration
Section 4. Definitions
Section 5. Valuation
Section6. Rate of Tax
Section 7. Assessment
Section 8. Prohibition on Pass-Through of Tax
Section 9. Exemptions
Section 10. Designation of Individual
Section 11. Filing of Declaration
Section 12. Payment of Tax
Section 13. Extension of Time
Section 14. Record Keeping
Section 15. Interest Imposed
Section 16. Penalties for Failure to File
Section 17. Penalties for Failure to Pay
Section 18. Penalties for Attempt to Evade or Defeat Tax
Section 19. Charges for Administrative Costs
Section 20. Failure to Comply With Ordinance
Section 21. Interference with Administration
Section 22. Collection Powers
Section 23. Security for Payment
Section 24. Lien for Taxes
Section 25. Foreclosure of Lien
Section 26. Application of Proceeds
Section 27. Release of Lien
Section 28. Interference with Foreclosure
Section 29. Assignment or Transfer of Interests In Taxable Property
Section 30. Mutual Assistance Agreements
Section 31. Prohibition of Suits
Section 32. Statute Of Limitations
Section 33. Petitions for Reassessment
Section 34. Claims for Refunds
Section 35. Closing Agreements
Section 36. Confidentiality Rules
Section 37. Effective Notice
Section 38. Investigative Authority
Section 39. Oaths and Affirmations
Section 40. Receipts; Disbursements
Section 41. Severability
Section 42. Effective Date

Water Law [link on tribe's website broken as of 9/6/2018]

Water Pollutants:
Section 1. Findings and Declaration
Section 2. Definitions
Section 3. Prohibited Discharges
Section 4. Civil Penalty
Section 5. Clean-up and Abatement
Section 6. Court Action and Injunctions
Section 7. Effective Date

Worker's Compensation: - Paiute Palace Casino:
Section 1. Effective Date
Section 2. Purpose
Section3. Scope of Coverage
Section 4. Exclusive Remedy
Section 5. Definition
Section 6. Reporting Obligations
Section 7.  Administrator
Section 8. Independent Medical Examination
Section9. Dispute Resolution
a. Administrative Review
b. Hearing before Appeals Board
c. Composition of Appeals Board
d. Request for Appeal
e. Written Notice of Hearing Date
f. Discovery
g. Conduct of Hearing
h. Satndard of Proof
i. Burden of Proof
j. Right to counsel
k. Law to apply
l. Final Decision
m. Effect of Request for Hearing
Section 10. Acts Outside of Scope of Employment
Section 11. Benefits
a. Customary Medical Costs
b. Temporary Disability
c. Permenant Partial Disability
d. Permanent Total Disability
e. Vocational Rehabilitation
f. Compensation Limits
g. No Compensation after Death or Retirement
h. No Compensation if Incarcerated
i. Fatality Income Benefits
Section 12. Statute of Limitations
Section 13. Compromise and Release
Section 14. Stipulation Award
Section 15. Claim Closure
Section 16. Recovery pf Payments made due to Error. Mistake, Erroneous Adjudication, Fraud, Etc.
Section 17. Claim Files and Records Confidential
Section 18. Severability
Section 19. Amendment
Section 20. Sovereign Immunity

Tribal Court Rules / Bishop Paiute Tribe Rules of the Court:
Rule 1 - Scope of Rules
1.1 Priority of Rules Included in Specific Ordinances
Rule 2 - Amendment of Rules
Rule 3 - Commencement of Action
Rule 4 - Filing Fee
4.1 Waiver of Filing Fee
4.2 Schedule of Fees
Rule 5- Representation
5.1 Self-representation
5.2 Attorney Representation
5.3 Representation by a Private Tribal Court Advocate
5.4 Duties of Parties
Rule 6 - Assignment of Judge
Rule 7 - Disqualification of the Judge
Rule 8 - Issuance of Summons
Rule 9 - Service of Process
9.1 Personal Service
9.2. Service of Documents issued by another Jurisdiction
9.3 Service by Mail
9.4 Service by Inter-office Delivery
9.5 Service by Publication or by Public Notice
Rule 10 - Return of Service
Rule 11 - Required Service
Rule 12 - Certificate of Mailing or Service
Rule 13 – Filing
Rule 14 - Filing an Answer or Responsive Pleading
Rule 15 - Time Computation
Rule 16 - Filing of Motions
Rule 17 - Signing of Documents
Rule 18 - Counterclaims or Crossclaims
Rule 19 - Amendments to Pleadings
Rule 20 – Hearings
Rule 21 - Scheduling Orders
Rule 22 – Continuances
Rule 23 - Setting Cases for Hearing or for Trial
Rule 24 – Discovery
Rule 25 – Subpoena
Rule 26 - Dismissal of Inactive Cases
Rule 27 - Judgments and Orders
Rule 28 - Default Judgment
Rule 29 - Attorney Fees and Costs
Rule 30 - Stay of Execution
Rule 31 – Appeals
Rule 32 - Court Records
Rule 33 - Ex Parte Matters
33.1 Ex Parte Motions
33.2 Orders resulting from Ex Parte Motions
33.3 Temporary Restraining Order
Rule 34 - Certified Copies of Court Documents
Rule 35 – Trials
Rule 36 – Sanctions
Rule 37 – Settlement
Rule 38 - Mediation and Arbitration
38.1 Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
38.2 Mediation and Arbitration Assistance
38.3 Mediation by Court Order
38.4 Confidentiality
38.5 Notice of Completion
38.6 Enforcement of Arbitration Awards or Decisions
38.7 Review of Arbitration Awards or Decisions

[Table of Contents created by NILL in September 2018, based on materials available on tribe's website.]