Law and Order Code Revision Discussion

Discussion on November 2, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
During Tribal Council Meeting

**** NOTICE: All Tribal Members ****

The Tribal Council will be discussing amending the Law and Order Code. Please take your time to read this FLYER.

The Ponca Tribal Council will be proposing to amend Title VII, Tribal Occupational Injury Ordinance of the Law and Order Code. This Chapter is being revised to clarify the Worker’s Compensation within the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. This is a basic rewrite of this Title and there are many changes being proposed to Title VII, which include but not limited to:

  • Updated schedule of benefits
  • Added in age factor
  • Added in section to cover legal counsel fees
  • Updated liability of 3rd parties
  • Clarified Administrator duties

A complete copy of the proposed amendments is available at the tribal offices, or one may be obtained by contacting Jan Colwell, Tribal Council Secretary at 402-857-3391.

There will be a discussion by Tribal Council that is open for public comment on November 2, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as it may be heard.

Written comments will be accepted until noon on October 28, 2020. The written comments may be emailed to or mailed to: Jan Colwell, P.O. Box 288, Niobrara, NE 68760

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