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HOUSE BILL NO. 340
INTRODUCED BY S. ANDERSON
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT REQUIRING THE PRESERVATION OF MONUMENTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF LAND SURVEYS."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
NEW SECTION. Section 1. Monument preservation. (1) Prior to the time that a person engages in activity that will or is likely to disturb or destroy a monument or the accessories to a monument, the person shall engage a registered surveyor to:
(a) locate and reference the monument or the accessories to the monument; and
(b) file a corner record showing the location of the references to the monument or to the accessories to the monument.
(2) Within 30 days after a person has completed activity that has disturbed or destroyed a monument or the accessories to a monument, the person shall engage a registered surveyor to:
(a) restore or replace the monument or the accessories to the monument, using the references established in subsection (1)(b); and
(b) file a new corner record as required in 70-22-104.
NEW SECTION. Section 2. Codification instruction. [Section 1] is intended to be codified as an integral part of Title 70, chapter 22, part 1, and the provisions of Title 70, chapter 22, part 1, apply to [section 1].
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