BEFORE THE Department of ADMINISTRATION
OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 2.5.201, 2.5.303, 2.5.401, 2.5.502, and 2.5.603 pertaining to definitions and changes within the State Procurement Bureau and Central Stores Program
NOTICE OF AMENDMENT
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On April 22, 2016, the Department of Administration published MAR Notice No. 2-5-544 pertaining to the public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rules at page 612 of the 2016 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 8.
2. The department has amended the above-stated rules as proposed.
3. The department has thoroughly considered the comment received. A summary of the comment and the department's response follow:
COMMENT # 1: A commenter expressed concern with including both janitorial and sanitation products in the definition of "office supply" in ARM 2.5.201, but later agreed that including both product types was reasonable.
RESPONSE # 1: The department appreciates the comment and insight that was provided and agrees the proposed definition best meets the needs of the state.
By: /s/ Sheila Hogan By: /s/ Michael P. Manion
Sheila Hogan, Director Michael P. Manion, Rule Reviewer
Department of Administration Department of Administration
Certified to the Secretary of State June 27, 2016.