24.2.301 POLICIES AND OBJECTIVES IN PROVIDING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
(1) Participation of the public is to be provided for, encouraged, and assisted with to the fullest extent practicable, consistent with other requirements of state law, and the rights and requirements of personal privacy. The department invites and encourages public participation to better identify and meet customer needs. The major objectives of public participation include:
(a) greater responsiveness of governmental actions to public concerns and priorities; and
(b) improved public understanding of official programs and actions.
(2) The public is also advised that in accordance with 2-3-103, MCA, an opportunity for public comment on any public matter not on the agenda of the department's public meetings and that is within the department's jurisdiction is given. No action will be taken on these matters until proper notice has been given under the provisions of Montana law.
(3) Department employees shall make decisions based on what is best for the customer, both internal and external, within the parameters of applicable laws and administrative rules.
History: 2-3-103, MCA; IMP, 2-3-103, MCA; NEW, 2022 MAR p. 907, Eff. 6/11/22.