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The Legislative Branch makes laws, codes, and ordinance resolutions; they also create statues which authorize expenditures by adopting the Ho-Chunk Nation fiscal year budget.

45 Day Comment
Public comments are welcome and encouraged for updating or creating new laws.

Ho-Chunk Nation Laws
The Legislature has the power to: makes laws, including codes, ordinances, resolutions, and statutes.

Legislative Meetings
The Legislature shall hold regular monthly meetings. All meetings of the Legislature shall be open to all members of the Nation, except when in Executive Session.

Tribal Resolutions
Formal expression of opinion of the Legislature on matters of temporary interest.

We the People, pursuant to our inherent sovereignty, in order to form a more perfect government, secure our rights, advance the general welfare, safeguard our interests, sustain our culture, promote our traditions and perpetuate our existence, and secure the natural and self-evident right to govern ourselves, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Legislative Committees
Committees created by the Legislature pursuant to Chapter III herein to assist it in exercising its powers, including Legislative oversight.

District Meetings
Members of the Legislature shall hold and attend regularly scheduled meetings in their respective Districts.