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Legislative Operating Committee

LOC Members

The Legislative Operating Committee is the legislative body of the Oneida Nation and is comprised of the five non-officer members of the Oneida Business Committee.  The LOC offices are located on the second floor of the Norbert Hill Center, Oneida, WI. 

                                                                                                 
 

LOC Chairman
Councilman
David P. Jordan
920-869-4483
[email protected]

LOC Vice-Chairman
Councilman
Kirby Metoxen
920-869-4441
[email protected]

            
  Executive Assistant
Rhiannon Metoxen
920-869-4469
[email protected]
Executive Assistant
Kristal Hill
920-869-4434
[email protected]
 

LOC Member
Councilwoman
Marie Summers

920-869-4475
[email protected]

LOC Member
Councilman
Daniel Guzman King
920-869-4366
[email protected] 

LOC Member
Councilwoman
Jennifer Webster
920-869-4457
[email protected]

Executive Assistant
Rhiannon Metoxen
920-869-4469
[email protected]

Executive Assistant
Rhiannon Metoxen
920-869-4469
[email protected]

Executive Assistant
Kristal Hill
920-869-4434
[email protected]

A note from the LOC Chair

Shekoli,
Welcome to the Oneida Legislative Operating Committee (LOC) webpage.

As I begin my third term on the LOC, I am proud to look back and see all we have accomplished; and I am also looking forward to seeing how much we will accomplish during the 2017-2020 term.

The LOC carries out the legislative responsibilities of our government. These specific responsibilities include:

  • Processing all proposals to create, change or repeal Oneida laws.
  • Processing all proposals to create, change or repeal the bylaws for each of our Nation’s boards, committees and commissions.
  • Developing, maintaining and publishing the Oneida Register on the Tribal website.

The LOC’s fundamental goals remain the same – to improve our Nation and the quality of life enjoyed by the membership, while still remaining mindful of our obligations to the Seventh Generation. In all of our legislative work, we seek to reaffirm our sovereign status while at the same time developing a strong, fixed foundation that will lead our Nation and our People to even greater progress – and success – in the future.

Traditionally, it has been the Oneida way to seek consensus when making decisions that affect the Nation; and the LOC also remains committed to that philosophy. We are dedicated to providing the membership with the greatest amount of information possible about our lawmaking process and our legislative efforts. We are also dedicated to maximizing the membership’s involvement and input in our legislative process.

On behalf of the LOC, I would like to invite the membership to become involved with our work – please attend LOC meetings and public meetings; and during public comment periods, please submit comments about our legislative proposals.  And please feel welcome to contact any individual member of the LOC to ask questions, share information, or give us your opinions. The LOC exists to serve the membership, and we are best able to do that when we hear from each individual member.

Yaw^ko,
David P. Jordan, Chairperson
Oneida Legislative Operating Committee

Purpose and Mission

The purpose and mission of the Legislative Operating Committee (LOC) is to enhance the policy making capabilities of the Oneida Business Committee (OBC) and General Tribal Council by drafting laws and policies and reviewing past and current laws and policies of the tribe. The LOC is also responsible for maintaining the Oneida Register. 

Oneida Register / Code of Laws

View the Oneida Nation Code of Laws by visiting the link below:

Oneida Nation Register/Code of Laws 

LOC Meeting Packets & Minutes

The LOC meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month, starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Oneida Business Committee Conference Room (2nd floor, Norbert Hill Center, Oneida, WI).  Any interested person may submit an agenda request form to the Legislative Reference Office for legislation development or amendment.

Meeting Materials

October 21, 2020 LOC Meeting Packet • Minutes • Audio

October 7, 2020 LOC Meeting Packet – REVISED • Minutes • Audio Recording

August 19, 2020 LOC Meeting PacketMinutesAudio Recording

March 18, 2020 LOC Meeting PacketMinutes

March 4, 2020 LOC Meeting PacketMinutes

February 19, 2020 LOC Meeting Packet • Minutes

February 5, 2020 LOC Meeting Packet – REVISEDMinutes

January 15, 2020 LOC Meeting Packet – REVISEDMinutes

January 1, 2020 – CANCELLED

December 18, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  •  Minutes

December 4, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet – REVISED  •  Minutes

November 20, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  •  Minutes

November 6, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  • Minutes

October 16, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  •  Minutes

October 2, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet – REVISED  •  Minutes     

September 18, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  •  Minutes

September 4, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  •  Minutes

August 21, 2019 – CANCELLED

August 7, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet – REVISED  •  Minutes

July 17, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  •  Minutes

July 3, 2019 – CANCELLED

June 19, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  • Minutes

June 05, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet – REVISED  •  Minutes

May 15, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  •  Minutes

May 1, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  • Minutes

April 17, 2019 LOC Meeting PacketMinutes

March 13, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet – REVISEDMinutes

March 4, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet – REVISEDMinutes

February 20, 2019 LOC Meeting PacketMinutes

February 6, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  •  Minutes

January 16, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  •  Minutes

January 7, 2019 LOC Special Meeting Packet  • Minutes

January 2, 2019 LOC Meeting Packet  •  Minutes

December 19, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet    Minutes

December 5, 2018 REVISED Meeting Packet    Minutes

November 21, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet  Minutes

November 7, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet     Minutes

October 17, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet        Minutes

October 3, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet         Minutes

September 19, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet  Minutes

September 5, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet    Minutes

August 15, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet          Minutes

August 1, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet          Minutes

July 18, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet               Minutes

July 4, 2018  CANCELLED

June 20, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet              Minutes

June 6, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet                 Minutes

May 16, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet                Minutes

May 2, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet                  Minutes

April 18, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet               Minutes

April 2, 2018 LOCMeeting Packet                  Minutes

March 7, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet               Minutes

February 21, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet        Minutes

February 7, 2018 LOC Meeting Packet          Minutes

December 20, 2017 LOC Meeting Packet      Minutes

December 6, 2017 LOC Meeting Packet        Minutes

November 15, 2017 LOC Meeting Packet      Minutes

November 1, 2017 LOC Meeting Packet        Minutes

October 18, 2017                  Meeting Cancelled

October 4, 2017 LOC Meeting Packet            Minutes

September 20, 2017 LOC Meeting Packet    Minutes

September 6, 2017 LOC Meeting Packet       Minutes

Public Meetings & Comment Periods

In accordance with the Legislative Procedures Act, the Legislative Operating Committee is required to host a public meeting and open a public comment period on each proposal to adopt, amend or repeal an Oneida law or policy. 

To view current and upcoming public meetings and public comment periods, visit the link below: 

Public Meetings & Public Comment Periods

LOC Agenda Request Form

Any interested person may submit a written request to the Legislative Reference Office for legislation. The request for legislation will be placed on the agenda of the next duly called Legislative Operating Committee (LOC) meeting. 

LOC Agenda Request Form Fillable PDF

Statement of Effect Request

Statement of Effect Request Fillable Form

Resolution BC-09-25-19-B Statement of Effect Requirement for Resolutions

A Statement of Effect contains legal and policy analysis which explains the effect adopting a resolution has for the Nation.  All resolutions proposed for adoption by the Oneida Business Committee or the Oneida General Tribal Council shall be accompanied by a Statement of Effect and processed through the Legislative Reference Office.

Exceptions for resolutions that do not require a Statement of Effect.

  • Resolution for grant applications
  • Self-governance contact or compact resolutions
  • Resolutions for the purchase of land into trust status
  • Nominations of individuals to serve on a particular entity
  • Resolution in support of a cause or individual
  • Resolution regarding the pardoning or forgiveness of any member of the nation
  • Resolution which approve a contract or agreement accompanied by a legal review

LOC Bylaws

LOC Bylaws

What is the LOC working on?

Law

LOC Sponsor

Budget Management and Control Law Amendments

Jennifer Webster

Business Corporations Law

Daniel Guzman King

Children’s Code Amendments

David P. Jordan

Code of Ethics Law Amendments

Jennifer Webster

Community Support Fund Law Amendments

David P. Jordan

Drug and Alcohol Free Law for Elected and Appointed Officials

Kirby Metoxen

Emergency Management and Homeland Security Law Amendments

David P. Jordan

Environmental Review Law

Daniel Guzman King

Furlough Law Amendments Marie Summers
General Tribal Council Meeting Stipend Payment Policy Amendments David P. Jordan

Guardianship Law

Kirby Metoxen

Industrial Hemp Law

Daniel Guzman King

Investigative Leave Policy Amendments

David P. Jordan

Law Enforcement Ordinance Amendments

Jennifer Webster

Layoff Policy Amendments

Marie Summers

Misappropriation of Funds Law

Marie Summers

Oneida General Welfare Law

Jennifer Webster

Oneida Higher Education Pandemic Relief Fund Law Amendments

Marie Summers

Oneida Nation Emergency Planning Committee Bylaws Amendments

Jennifer Webster

Oneida Personnel Policies and Procedures Amendments

Marie Summers

Oneida Trust Enrollment Committee Bylaws Amendments

Kirby Metoxen

Public Peace Law

Jennifer Webster

Real Property Law Amendments

David P. Jordan

Recycling and Solid Waste Disposal Law Amendments

Kirby Metoxen

Sanctions and Penalties Law

Jennifer Webster

Taxation Law

Daniel Guzman King

Traffic Law

Jennifer Webster

Wellness Court Law

Daniel Guzman King

Workplace Violence Law Amendments

Marie Summers

Contact Us

Oneida Nation Legislative Operating Committee
P.O. Box 365, Oneida WI 54155

Legislative Reference Office (LOC Support Office)
Ph: (920) 869-4376 or (800) 236-2214 (toll-free)
Fax: (920) 869-4040
E-Mail: [email protected]

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