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(1) Annual land information plans will be developed to meet the purpose of the Montana Land Information Act, including the coordination, creation, collection, maintenance, integration, or dissemination of MSDI themes, or other associated work.

(2) Theme stewards may provide to the land information plan subcommittee suggested specific goals and objectives relating to the theme they represent for the next fiscal year.

(3) The state library shall prepare its suggested goals and objectives for the same time period, and shall provide the land information plan subcommittee the budget necessary to carry out these duties and responsibilities. During the same period the state library will ask for public comment on goals and objectives for the next fiscal year's land plan. By November 1 of each fiscal year, the state library with advice from the land information plan subcommittee, shall develop a draft land information plan for the next fiscal year. The plan shall include specific goals and objectives based upon input from theme stewards, the state library and comments received during the public comment period along with a budget for the state library's duties and responsibilities as defined in 90-1-404, MCA. The state library shall submit the draft plan to the council and the council shall advise the state library on recommended changes to the draft plan and the library's budget.

(4) By December 15 of each fiscal year, the state library shall complete the land information plan and submit the plan to the state library commission for approval. Upon approval by the library commission the state library shall publish the final plan on the library's web site.

History: 90-1-413, MCA; IMP, 90-1-404, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 1864, Eff. 7/28/06; TRANS & AMD, from ARM 2.12.304, 2013 MAR p. 2420, Eff. 12/27/13.

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