Montana Code Annotated 1995

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     7-2-2601. Petition to remove county seat. (1) Whenever the inhabitants of any county of this state desire to remove the county seat of a county from the place where it is fixed by law or otherwise to another place, they may present a petition to the board of county commissioners of their county, praying such removal, such place to be named in the petition, and that an election be held to determine whether or not such removal must be made.
     (2) The petition to remove the county seat of the county from the place where it is fixed by law to another place must be presented at least 60 days prior to any action thereon being taken by the board of county commissioners. Action on said petition by the board must be had at a regular meeting of said board.

     History: En. Sec. 4157, Pol. C. 1895; amd. Sec. 1, p. 145, L. 1901; re-en. Sec. 2851, Rev. C. 1907; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 62, L. 1915; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 10, L. 1919; re-en. Sec. 4369, R.C.M. 1921; Cal. Pol. C. Sec. 3976; re-en. Sec. 4369, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 16-301(part).

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