Montana Code Annotated 2013

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     20-5-402. Definitions. As used in this part, the following definitions apply:
     (1) "Department" means the department of public health and human services provided for in 2-15-2201.
     (2) "Governing authority" means the board of trustees of a school district or the administrator of a private school, preschool, or postsecondary school.
     (3) "Immunization" means induction of a state of resistance to a disease through administration of an immunizing agent.
     (4) "Local health department" means a city, city-county, county, or district health department.
     (5) "Local health officer" means a city, city-county, county, or district health officer.
     (6) "Postsecondary school" means a community college, a unit of the Montana university system, or a private university or college.
     (7) "Preschool" means a place or facility that provides, on a regular basis and as its primary purpose, educational instruction designed for children 5 years of age or younger and that:
     (a) serves no child under 5 years of age for more than 3 hours a day; and
     (b) serves no child 5 years of age for more than 6 hours a day.
     (8) "School" means a place or institution for the teaching of individuals, the curriculum of which is composed of the work of:
     (a) any combination of kindergarten through grade 12;
     (b) a postsecondary school; or
     (c) a preschool.

     History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 147, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 644, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 12, Ch. 308, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 47, Ch. 418, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 66, Ch. 546, L. 1995.

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