House Bill No. 30

Introduced By hayne

By Request of the Montana Historical Society

A Bill for an Act entitled: "An Act allowing the Montana historical society to set hours for public visitation; and amending section

2-16-117, MCA."

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Montana:

Section 1.  Section 2-16-117, MCA, is amended to read:

"2-16-117.   Office hours. (1) Unless otherwise provided by law, every officer must keep his office state executive branch offices must be open for the transaction of business continuously from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day except upon on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Every officer shall keep his office Each office must also be open at such other times as the accommodation of the public or the proper transaction of business requires, excepting the.

(2) The state treasurer, who in his discretion may, in the interest of the safekeeping of funds, securities, and records under his control, close his the state treasurer's office during the period from 12 noon to 1 p.m. every each day.

(3) The Montana historical society, established in 22-3-101, may be open for public visitation at hours other than those prescribed in this section, including hours during evenings and weekends."