Montana Code Annotated 1995

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     7-2-2241. Commission to determine and adjust indebtedness and assessments for old and new counties. (1) It shall be the duty of the persons elected to or continuing to hold the office of county commissioner of said new county to meet at the county seat thereof within 5 days after all of them shall have qualified, and upon organization of said board of county commissioners, it shall notify the governor of the state of the organization of said county. Thereupon, it shall be the duty of the governor to appoint three persons, one of whom shall be a resident and a taxpayer within the new county and no two of whom shall be from any one county, to form and be a board of commissioners.
     (2) The proceedings required in 7-2-2244 through 7-2-2246 to be taken in the ascertainment and adjustment of property rights and debts shall be had and taken as between said new county and each of the counties from which territory is taken to form said new county in the manner and at the ratio provided in 7-2-2244 through 7-2-2246.

     History: (1)En. Sec. 6, Ch. 226, L. 1919; re-en. Sec. 4397, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 4397, R.C.M. 1935; Sec. 16-510, R.C.M. 1947; (2)En. Sec. 7, Ch. 226, L. 1919; re-en. Sec. 4398, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 4398, R.C.M. 1935; Sec. 16-511, R.C.M. 1947; R.C.M. 1947, 16-510(part), 16-511(part).

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