(1) The Attorney General shall establish a 24/7 sobriety program advisory council. The council must include:

(a) a representative from the department;

(b) two members of the judiciary, one from an urban area and one from a rural area;

(c) two representatives from participating agencies, one from eastern Montana and one from western Montana;

(d) two legislators appointed by the Attorney General, one from the majority party and one from the minority party; and

(e) up to two other at large members appointed by the Attorney General. At large members must be stakeholders involved in the program.

(2) The Attorney General may convene meetings of the 24/7 sobriety program advisory council to review the program and administrative rules.

(3) Except as provided in (4), each appointed representative shall serve a term of two years. There shall be no limit on the number of terms a representative may serve.

(4) One representative appointed pursuant to each subsection from (1)(b) through (1)(e) shall serve an initial term of one year.


History: 44-4-1204, MCA; IMP, 44-4-1204, MCA; NEW, 2011 MAR p. 2033, Eff. 10/1/11; AMD, 2020 MAR p. 2407, Eff. 12/25/20.