12.11.425 CREATION OF CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEES
(1) The department shall establish a citizen advisory committee when developing a river recreation management plan or when recommending river recreation rules to the commission. The department shall also establish a citizen advisory committee to consider changes to river recreation management plans or to consider amendments to river recreation rules if the proposed changes or amendments are anticipated to be of significant enough interest to the public to benefit from the participation of a citizen advisory committee.
(2) Members of the citizen advisory committee serve by appointment of the director. In considering appointments the director, through a public process, shall:
(a) identify interests and stakeholders that will be affected by the proposed management plan or regulation; and
(b) appoint members to the committee that represent the identified interests, stakeholders, and perspectives, both locally and statewide.
History: 87-1-301, 87-1-303, MCA; IMP, 87-1-201, 87-1-301, 87-1-303, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 2718, Eff. 11/5/04.