8.2.201 POLICIES AND OBJECTIVES IN PROVIDING CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN THE OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
(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 personal privacy. The major objectives of such participation include greater responsiveness of governmental actions to public concerns and priorities, and improved public understanding of official programs and actions. Prior to the granting or denying of certain licenses, the Department of Commerce shall, where the decision is of significant public interest, give adequate notice that the decision is to be made and provide an opportunity for public participation in the making of the decision.
History: 2-3-103, MCA; IMP, 2-3-103, MCA; Eff. 5/6/76.