90-1-112. Policy -- purpose. (1) It is the policy of this state to:
(a) strengthen the foundations of the state's business environment and diversify and expand existing economic endeavors to achieve long-term economic stability;
(b) cooperate with business enterprises, local governments, other public organizations, and the federal government and use all practical means and measures, including financial and technical assistance, to:
(i) establish an economic climate in which the state's natural resources and agricultural operations remain constant contributors to the state's economic welfare;
(ii) articulate a coherent economic development vision for the future; and
(iii) take a proactive role to ensure that Montana has the flexibility and resources to be an effective competitor in the changing global marketplace.
(2) The purpose of 2-15-218, 2-15-219, and 90-1-112 through 90-1-114 is to provide a vision and a direction through the development of strategies and initiatives to ensure that the state's role in expanding the economy takes place in an orderly and effective manner.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 483, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 19, Ch. 537, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 309, L. 2009.