Montana Administrative Register Notice 10-100-11 No. 15   08/09/2007    
    Page No.: 1065 -- 1066
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In the matter of the repeal of 10.102.8101 and 10.102.8102 pertaining to depository procedures for state documents


TO: All Concerned Persons


1. On 8, 20, the Montana State Library proposes to the above-stated .


2. The Montana State Library will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in this rulemaking process or need an alternative accessible format of this notice. If you require an accommodation, contact the department no later than :00 .m., 30, 20, to advise us of the nature of the accommodation that you need. Please contact Julie Stewart, Montana State Library, 1515 E. Sixth Avenue, Helena, Montana 59620; telephone (406) 444-3384; fax (406) 444-0266; or e-mail jstewart2@mt.gov.


3. The department proposes to repeal the following :


10.102.8101 DEPOSITORY PROCEDURES FOR STATE DOCUMENTS found at page 10-1291 of the Administrative Rules of Montana.


AUTH: 22-1-212, MCA

IMP: 22-1-212, MCA


10.102.8102 POLICIES AND GUIDELINES FOR DEPOSITORY LIBRARIES found at page 10-1291 of the Administrative Rules of Montana.


AUTH: 22-1-212, MCA

IMP: 22-1-212, MCA


REASON: It is reasonable and necessary to repeal these rules because they contain requirements and define procedures not consistent with current library practices and not consistent with the current Montana Code Annotated governing state publications.


4. Concerned persons may submit their data, views, or arguments concerning the proposed in writing to: Julie Stewart, Montana State Library, 1515 E. Sixth Avenue, Helena, Montana 59620; telephone (406) 444-3384; fax (406) 444-0266; or e-mail jstewart2@mt.gov, and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., 6, 20.


5. If persons who are directly affected by the proposed wish to express their data, views, or arguments orally or in writing at a public hearing, they must make written request for a hearing and submit this request along with any written comments to Julie Stewart at the above address no later than 5:00 p.m., 6, 20.


6. If the agency receives requests for a public hearing on the proposed from either 10% or 25, whichever is less, of the persons directly affected by the proposed ; from the appropriate administrative rule review committee of the legislature; from a governmental subdivision or agency; or from an association having not less than 25 members who will be directly affected, a hearing will be held at a later date. Notice of the hearing will be published in the Montana Administrative Register. Ten percent of those directly affected has been determined to be 18 based on approximately 150 state agency staff responsible for depositing state publications, six Montana State Library staff responsible for distribution of state publications, and 20 staff of depository libraries responsible for receiving and processing state publications, for a total of approximately 176 directly affected.


7. The department maintains a list of interested persons who wish to receive notices of rulemaking actions proposed by this agency. Persons who wish to have their name added to the list shall make a written request that includes the name and mailing address of the person to receive notices and specifies for which program the person wishes to receive notices. Such written request may be mailed or delivered to the contact person in paragraph 4 above or may be made by completing a request form at any rules hearing held by the department.


8. An electronic copy of this Proposal Notice is available through the Secretary of State's web site at http://sos.mt.gov/ARM/Register. The Secretary of State strives to make the electronic copy of the Notice conform to the official version of the Notice, as printed in the Montana Administrative Register, but advises all concerned persons that in the event of a discrepancy between the official printed text of the Notice and the electronic version of the Notice, only the official printed text will be considered. In addition, although the Secretary of State works to keep its web site accessible at all times, concerned persons should be aware that the web site may be unavailable during some periods, due to system maintenance or technical problems.


9. The bill sponsor notice requirements of 2-4-302, MCA, .


/s/ Darlene Staffeldt                                                  /s/ Darlene Staffeldt

Darlene Staffeldt                                                       Darlene Staffeldt

Rule Reviewer                                                           Montana State Librarian

                                                                                    Montana State Library


Certified to the Secretary of State July 30, 2007.

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