Article VIII – Revenue And Finance
Section 5. Property tax exemptions.
Article X – Education And Public Lands
Section 1. Educational goals and duties.
Article XIII – General Provisions
Section 4. Code of ethics.
Publication and Updating of the Code
1-11-301. Publication and sale of Montana Code Annotated – free distribution
Standards of Conduct
Code of Ethics
2-2-101. Statement of purpose.
2-2-103. Public trust — public duty.
2-2-104. Rules of conduct for public officers, legislators, and public employees.
2-2-105. Ethical requirements for public officers and public employees.
Public Participation in Governmental Operations
Notice and Opportunity to Be Heard
2-3-103. Public participation — governor to ensure guidelines adopted.
2-3-201. Legislative intent — liberal construction.
2-3-202. Meeting defined.
2-3-203. Meetings of public agencies and certain associations of public agencies to be open to public — exceptions.
Administrative Procedure Act
Adoption and Publication of Rules
2-4-313. Distribution, costs, and maintenance.
2-6-1003. Access to Public Information - Safety and Security Exceptions - Montana Historical Society Exception.
2-6-1006. Public Information Requests - Fees.
2-6-1009. Written Notice of Denial - Civil Sction - Costs to Prevailing Party in Certain Actions to Enforce Constitutional or Statutory Rights.
2-6-1012. Management of Public Records - Disposal and Destruction.
2-6-1013. Preservation of Public Records - Possession of Public Records.
2-6-1014. Protection and Storage of Essential Records.
Executive Branch Officers and Agencies
2-15-108. Gender and racial balance — report to legislature.
2-15-122. Creation of advisory councils.
2-15-1511. Agencies allocated to state board of education.
2-15-1514. State library commission — natural resource data system advisory committee.
2-15-1523. Ground water assessment steering committee.
Property and Systems Development and Management
Information Technology – Internet Privacy
Public Employees Generally
2-18-603. Holidays—observance when falling on employee’s day off.
2-18-611. Annual vacation leave.
2-18-612. Rate earned.
2-18-617. Accumulation of leave – cash for unused – transfer.
2-18-618. Sick Leave.
Form and Reporting Decisions
3-2-604. Distribution of reports.
Legislative Council and Publication of Laws
Dissemination of Laws and Proceedings
5-11-203. Distribution of session laws — inspection of journals.
5-11-212. Fees for proceedings.
5-11-214. Exemptions from fees.
Alternative Forms of Local Government
Municipal Commission Government
7-3-4252. Powers of council.
7-3-4253. Department structure and operation.
7-3-4254. Selection and supervision of officers and employees.
7-3-4266. Report of proceedings and financial statement.
Municipal Commission-Manager Government
7-3-4463. Department of public welfare.
General Operation and Conduct of Business
Conduct of County Government
7-5-2150. Compensated absence liability fund.
Financial Administration and Taxation
Local Government Budget Act
7-6-4001. Short title — applicability.
7-6-4003. Budget and levies supplied to department of administration.
7-6-4004. Budget fund structure.
7-6-4005. Expenditures limited to appropriations.
7-6-4006. Appropriation power — requirements.
7-6-4011. Use of bond proceeds and borrowed money.
7-6-4012. Fee based budgets — adjustable appropriation.
7-6-4013. Fees for services — hearing and resolution.
7-6-4014. Restriction on tax-financed expenditures if voter approval required.
7-6-4015. Payments for judgments.
7-6-4020. Preliminary annual operating budget.
7-6-4021. Notice of preliminary or amended budget.
7-6-4024. Hearing on preliminary budget.
7-6-4025. Receipt and expenditure of money prior to adoption of final budget.
7-6-4030. Final budget — resolution — appropriations.
7-6-4031. Budget amendment procedures.
7-6-4032. Emergency expenditures.
7-6-4033. Expenditure limitation.
7-6-4034. Determination of fund requirements — property tax levy.
7-6-4035. Tax levies for boards and commissions — bond exemption.
7-6-4036. Fixing tax levy.
Acquisition, Transfer, and Management of Property and Buildings
General Provisions Related to Local Government
7-8-103. Authorization for governmental and public entities to take property by gift or devise.
General Provisions Related to Services
7-11-101. Short title.
7-11-104. Authorization to create interlocal agreements — issuance of bonds for joint construction.
7-11-105. Detailed contents of interlocal agreements.
7-11-107. Filing of interlocal agreement.
7-11-108. Authorization to appropriate funds for purpose of interlocal agreement.
Consolidation and Transfer of Services
7-11-302. Consolidation and transfer of services.
7-11-303. Petition for consolidation or transfer of services.
7-11-304. Service plan.
7-11-305. Availability of petition or recommendation and service plan.
7-11-306. Publication of summary and comparison.
7-11-307. Election on service consolidation or transfer.
7-11-308. General ballot requirements.
7-11-309. Effect of adoption of service consolidation or transfer.
7-11-310. Judicial review.
Multijurisdictional Service Districts
7-11-1102. Services that may be provided.
15-1-121. Entitlement share payment — appropriation.
15-1-122. Fund Transfers.
Property Subject to Taxation
15-6-201. Governmental, charitable, and educational categories — exempt property.
Property Tax Levies
Limitation on Property Taxes
15-10-401. Declaration of policy.
15-10-402. Property tax limited to 1996 levels.
15-10-406. Limitation of applicability.
15-10-420. Procedure for calculating levy.
15-10-425. Mill levy election.
Coal Severance Taxes
15.35.108. Disposal of severance taxes.
State Boards and Commissions
Board of Public Education
20-2-121. Board of public education — powers and duties.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
20-3-104. Discretionary staff.
Teachers, Superintendents, and Principals
District Superintendent and Principal
20-4-402. Duties of district superintendent or county high school principal.
20-4-403. Powers and duties of principal.
School Instruction and Special Programs
Accreditation and Curriculum
20-7-112. Sectarian publications prohibited and prayer permitted.
20-7-201. State visual, aural, and other educational media library.
20-7-202. School library required.
20-7-203. Trustees' policies for school library.
20-7-204. School library book selection.
20-7-205. Reporting school library information.
20-25-212. Bureau of mines and geology — purpose.
Montana Educational Telecommunications Network
20-32-101. Purpose — definition.
20-32-102. Agency cooperation — responsibilities.
20-32-103. Fee collection and disposition for operational costs.
20-32-104. Apportionment of costs.
State Library Commission
22-1101. State library commission established.
22-1-102. Librarian and assistants.
22-1-103. State library commission — authority.
22-1-201. State library authorized.
22-1-212. Administration of state publications depository library program – rulemaking.
22-1-213. State agency publications — notification and availability
22-1-219. Permanent public access to state publications.
22-1-225. Montana state library trust — interest retention.
22-1-226. Use of Montana state library trust.
Free Public Libraries
22-1-303. Creation of public library.
22-1-304. Tax levy — special library fund — bonds.
22-1-305. Library depreciation reserve fund authorized.
22-1-306. Moneys for library depreciation reserve fund.
22-1-307. Investment of fund.
22-1-308. Public library — board of trustees.
22-1-309. Trustees — powers and duties.
22-1-310. Chief librarian — personnel — compensation.
22-1-311. Use of library — privileges.
22-1-312. Cooperation and merger.
22-1-313. Existing tax-supported libraries — notification — exemption from county taxes.
22-1-314. Continued existence of all public libraries.
22-1-315. City library may assume functions of county library.
22-1-316. Joint city-county library.
22-1-317. City-county library — board of trustees.
22-1-325. Short title.
22-1-326. State aid to public libraries.
22-1-327. State aid — per capita — per square mile.
22-1-328. Statewide interlibrary resource-sharing program.
22-1-329. Statewide Library Access Program.
22-1-330. Commission rulemaking authority.
22-1-331. Base grants.
22-1-402. Library federations — definition.
22-1-404. Board of trustees — coordinator.
22-1-405. Boards of trustees — authority — resolution of disagreements.
22-1-413. Administration by Montana state library commission.
22-1-501. State law library created.
22-1-502. Location — control by board of trustees.
22-1-503. Authority of board.
22-1-504. Duties of librarian — library staff state employees.
22-1-505. Use of library.
22-1-506. Liability for injury to books or failure to return.
Interstate Library Compact
22-1-601. Library compact.
22-1-602. Executive officer of state library commission as administrator.
Public Library Districts
22-1-701. Public library districts — purpose — territory.
22-1-702. Creation or enlargement of public library district.
22-1-703. Election on creation of district.
22-1-704. Formation of public library district — appointment of initial board of trustees.
22-1-705. Consolidation of existing public libraries or public library districts.
22-1-706. Election of board of trustees — compensation — removal — single-member trustee districts.
22-1-707. Duties and powers of board of trustees.
22-1-708. Public library district budget — property tax levy.
22-1-709. Election to change maximum property tax mill levy.
22-1-710. Dissolution of public library district.
22-1-711. Effect of dissolution.
22-1-716 Library depreciation reserve fund.
Library Records Confidentiality Act
22-1-1101. Short title.
22-1-1103. Nondisclosure of library records.
Cultural and Aesthetic Projects
22-2-301. Cultural and aesthetic projects grants.
22-2-302. Advisory committee — powers and duties.
22-2-303. Rulemaking authority.
22-2-304. Cultural and aesthetic project appropriations — administration.
22-2-305. Allocation and disbursement of funds.
22-2-306. Grant conditions — additional funds — accounts and reports.
22-2-308. Application procedure — grant criteria.
22-2-309. Grant categories.
22-2-321. Reversion of granted funds.
22-3-103. Historical library — independence from other libraries, museums, or galleries.
39-3-101. Employer to furnish itemized statement of deductions.
39-3-102. Compensation of employee dismissed for cause.
39-3-103. Compensation of employee leaving for cause.
39-3-104. Equal pay for women for equivalent service.
Payment of Wages
39-3-202. Rulemaking power of commissioner.
39-3-203. Employer to notify employee on written demand as to rate of wages and date of paydays.
39-3-204. Payment of wages generally.
39-3-205. Payment of wages when employee separated from employment prior to payday — exceptions.
39-3-206. Penalty for failure to pay wages at times specified in law.
39-3-207. Period within which employee may recover wages and penalties.
39-3-208. Contracts in violation of part void.
39-3-209. Commissioner of labor to investigate violations and institute actions for unpaid wages.
39-3-210. Investigative powers of commissioner of labor.
39-3-211. Commissioner of labor to take wage assignments.
39-3-212. Court enforcement of administrative decision.
39-3-213. Disposition of wages.
39-3-214. Court costs and attorney fees.
39-3-215. Authority of county attorney.
39-3-216. Mediation — hearing.
Reciprocal Agreement for Collection of Wages Act
39-3-301. Short title.
39-3-303. Reciprocal agreements for collection of wages.
39-3-304. Actions in other states for collections of claims — assignments for collection.
39-3-305. Claims assigned by other states — actions — collection.
Minimum Wage and Overtime Compensation
39-3-401. Declaration of policy.
39-3-403. Rulemaking authority.
39-3-404. Minimum wage.
39-3-405. Overtime compensation.
39-3-408. Provisions cumulative.
39-3-409. Adoption of minimum wage rates — exception.
Offenses Against Public Order
Offensive, Indecent, and Inhumane Conduct
45-8-203. Certain motion picture theater employees not liable for prosecution.
45-8-206. Public display or dissemination of obscene material to minors.
45-8-207. Notice of violation.
Smoking in Public Places
Montana Clean Indoor Air Act
50-40-201.Local government buildings – smoking prohibited.
Fire Safety in Public Buildings
50-61-101. Purpose of chapter.
50-61-102. Department of justice to administer chapter.
50-61-103. Application of chapter — definitions.
50-61-106. Unlawful to obstruct fire exit.
50-61-114. Fire chief and fire inspector to make inspections.
50-61-115. Notice of violations.
50-61-116. Lessee who corrects violations entitled to reimbursement.
50-61-117. Prosecution of violations.
50-61-118. Injunction authorized.
50-61-119. Violation of chapter a misdemeanor.
Regulations and Utilities
Universal Access and Service
69-3-841. Universal service policies.
69-3-846. Discounts for schools, libraries, and health care providers.
Natural Resource Information System
90-15-201. Duties of committee.
90-15-202. Committee staff.
90-15-203. Expenses of committee members — meetings.
90-15-301. Establishment of information system.
90-15-302. Natural heritage program.
90-15-303. Interagency cooperation.
90-15-304. Availability of information.
90-15-305. Water information system.
Wages and Hours
24.16.1001 introductory statement
24.16.1002 general requirements
24.16.1003 judicial construction
24.16.1004 effect of custom, contract or agreement
24.16.1005 employees "suffered or permitted" to work
24.16.1006 rest and meal periods
24.16.1007 sleeping time and certain other activities
24.16.1008 preparatory and concluding activities
24.16.1009 lectures, meetings and training programs
24.16.1010 travel time
24.16.1011 adjusting grievances, medical attention, civic and charitable work, and suggestion systems
24.16.1012 recording working time
10.101.101 Agency Organization
10.101.201 Corporation Of Model Rules
10.101.203 Guidelines For Public Participation
10.101.206 Appeals Process For Denial Of A Grant
Public Library Development
10.102.1150 A – Public Library Standards
10.102.1150 B – Public Library Standards: Policies and Bylaws
10.102.1150 C – Public Library Standards: Planning and Evaluation
10.102.1150 D – Public Library Standards: Finance
10.102.1150 E – Human Resources Standards: Library Director
10.102.1150 F – Human Resources Standards: General
10.102.1150 G – Human Resources Standards: Access
10.102.1150 H – Materials and Collections Standards: Collection
10.102.1150 I Public Library Standards: Access to the Collection
10.102.1150 J Public Library Standards: Collection Evaluation
10.102.1150 K Public Library Facilities Standards
10.102.1150 L Public Library Public Relations Standards
10.102.1150 M Public Library Services Standards
10.102.1151 Certification Statement
10.102.1153 Final Arbiter
10.102.1154 Appeals Process
10.102.1155 Annual Statistical Report
10.102.1156 Effective Date
10.102.1157 Additional Recommended Library Standards
Public Library Grants
10.102.3604 Arbitration Of Disputes Within Federations
Interlibrary Resource Sharing
10.102.4001 Reimbursement To Libraries For Interlibrary Loans
10.102.4003 Direct State Aid To Public Libraries For Per Capita And For Per Square Mile Served
10.102.5101 Desciption Of Federation Areas And Headquarters
10.102.5102 Allocation Of Funding Between Federations And Grant Programs
10.102.5105 Joining Library Federations
10.102.5106 Base Grants
Depository Procedures for State Documents (Repealed)
10.102.8101 Depository Procedures For State Documents
10.102.8102 Policies And Guidelines For Depository Libraries
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