Prev Next


(1) The board, as established by the constitution of Montana (Article X, section 4) "has the authority to direct, control, lease, exchange and sell school lands" and other lands granted for the support of education.   It has the authority to issue leases for agriculture, grazing, mineral production, cabinsites, and other uses under such terms and conditions as best meet the duties of the board to the various trusts and the state of Montana. The board also has the authority to sell timber and other forest products.   The board shall administer state land under the concept of multiple-use management.

(2) Failure to comply with any provisions contained in any rule is grounds for cancellation of the lease, permit or license, or assessment of any other penalty specified herein or by law. The department has the authority to make management decisions to protect the best interests of the state.

History: 77-1-209, MCA; IMP, 77-1-202 through 77-1-204, MCA; NEW, 1987 MAR p. 17, Eff. 1/16/87; TRANS, 1996 MAR p. 2384.

Home  |   Search  |   About Us  |   Contact Us  |   Help  |   Disclaimer  |   Privacy & Security