Montana Code Annotated 1995

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     7-2-2602. Filing of petition -- notice and hearing. (1) A petition for removal of a county seat must be filed with the county clerk.
     (2) The county clerk, immediately upon the filing of said petition, must cause to be printed in every newspaper published within said county a notice to the effect that a petition praying for the removal of said county seat has been filed with the county clerk, that said petition is open to the inspection of any and all persons interested therein, and that said petition will be presented to the board of county commissioners at its next regular session for action thereon.
     (3) No other or additional petition than the one originally filed shall be considered by the 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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