(1) It is the policy of the state of Montana,
executive, legislative and judicial branches, and covered local governments to
provide preference in employment to eligible persons with disabilities and
certain spouses, when they are substantially equal in qualifications to others
applying for initial appointments to positions.
is the objective of this policy to establish uniform practices and procedures
for the administration of the preference by public employers covered by the
Persons with Disabilities Employment Preference Act, 39-30-101, et