Montana Code Annotated 2015

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     7-3-173. Establishment of study commissions. (1) A study commission may be established by an affirmative vote of the people. An election on the question of conducting a local government review and establishing a study commission must be held if:
     (a) the governing body of the local government unit calls for an election by resolution;
     (b) a petition signed by at least 15% of the electors of the local government calling for an election is submitted to the governing body; or
     (c) 10 years have elapsed since the electors voted on the question of conducting a local government review and establishing a study commission.
     (2) The governing body shall call for an election on the question of conducting a local government review and establishing a study commission, as required by Article XI, section 9(2), of the Montana constitution, within 1 year after the 10-year period referred to in subsection (1)(c).

     History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 697, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 11, Ch. 130, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 41, Ch. 49, L. 2015.

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