44.3.2501 COVERED VOTERS
(1) The following rules shall be followed, consistent with the Montana Absent Uniformed Services and Overseas Voter Act, Title 13, chapter 21, MCA, in regard to covered voters:
(a) pursuant to 13-21-223, MCA, there is no limit on the earliest date that a covered voter may request an absentee ballot;
(b) covered voters must be given priority to be sent ballots as soon as they are available, if possible before the deadline for making them available;
(c) in elections for which a voter information pamphlet is required, election administrators must notify covered voters that the voter information pamphlet is available online, which can be accomplished through either:
(i) the absentee instructions; or
(ii) a special insert in materials provided to the absentee elector.
History: 13-21-104, MCA; IMP, 13-21-104, 13-21-223, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 93, Eff. 1/16/04; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 1545, Eff. 6/25/10; AMD, 2012 MAR p. 760, Eff. 4/13/12; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 1700, Eff. 1/1/14.