(1g) “American Indian” means a person who is recognized by an elected tribal governing body in this state
as a member of a federally recognized Wisconsin tribe or band of Indians.
(1m) “Department” means the department of health services.
(2) “Dependent person” means an individual who is eligible for relief under s. 49.015.
(2g) “Health care services” means such emergency and nonemergency medical, surgical, dental, hospital, nursing
and optometric services as are reasonable and necessary under the circumstances, as
determined by the county or tribal governing body. “Health care services” does not include services described under s. 51.42(3)(ar)4.
(3) “Relief” means assistance that is provided to a dependent person and funded by a relief block
(3m) “Relief agency” means a tribal governing body or an agency under contract with a tribal governing
body to administer relief if the tribal governing body operates a relief program funded
by a relief block grant.
(8L) “Tax-free land” means land in this state within the boundaries of a federally recognized reservation
or within the bureau of Indian affairs service area for the Winnebago tribe, which
is not subject to assessment or levy of a real property tax either as a general tax
or as a payment in lieu of taxes.
(8p) “Tribal governing body” means an elected tribal governing body of a federally recognized American Indian
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