36.2.701 POLICIES AND OBJECTIVES IN PROVIDING CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN THE OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
(1) Participation of the public is to be provided for, encouraged, and assisted to
the fullest extent practicable consistent with other requirements of state law
and the rights and requirements of individual privacy. The major objectives of
such participation include responsiveness of governmental actions to public
concerns and priorities, and improved public understanding of official programs
and actions. Prior to the adoption, amendment or repeal of a rule or policy,
the board or department shall, where the decision is of significant public
interest, give adequate notice that the decision is to be made and provide a
means for public participation in the making of the decision.
History: Sec. 2-3-102 and 2-15-112, MCA; IMP, Sec. 2-3-103, MCA; NEW, Eff. 9/5/76; TRANS, 1995 MAR p. 1955, Eff. 7/1/95.