(1) A person seeking to file an unlawful discrimination complaint may contact the Human Rights Bureau by mail or telephone. The Human Rights Bureau may provide consultation and assistance in filing a complaint through intake. If a person sets forth sufficient information to indicate a viable complaint under the laws enforced by the Human Rights Bureau, the bureau may draft a complaint for the person's consideration. A complaint drafted by the bureau is not deemed filed until it is signed and returned pursuant to ARM 24.8.203.

(2) Any information or assistance provided to a potential charging party who contacts the Human Rights Bureau must be offered objectively and impartially pursuant to 49-2-205, MCA.


History: 49-2-204, 49-3-106, MCA; IMP, 49-2-205, 49-3-315, MCA; NEW, 2002 MAR p. 2908, Eff. 10/18/02; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 2636, Eff. 12/25/08; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 91, Eff. 1/7/17.