(1) Counties that establish regions by using the provisions of the Interlocal Cooperation Act, Title 7, chapter 11, part 1, MCA, may apply to the board for funding of detention services.

(2) A regional planning board must be a representative group from all counties within the region and must include one county commissioner from each county within the region.

(3) A regional planning board may adopt bylaws governing the membership and responsibilities of the participating counties.

(4) Each regional planning board must designate a single county within the region to act as the fiscal authority for the region who is responsible for the following:

(a) preparation and submission of claims for funds to the board;

(b) receipt of funds from the board;

(c) disbursement of funds for youth detention services; and

(d) accountability to the board for the proper use of funds under state and federal law.


History: 41-5-1008, MCA; IMP, 41-5-812, 41-5-1002, 41-5-1003, MCA; NEW, 1994 MAR p. 579, Eff. 3/18/94; TRANS, from 23.14.602, 2018 MAR p. 1113, Eff. 6/9/18.