House Bill No. 315

Introduced By _______________________________________________________________________________

A Bill for an Act entitled: "An Act changing from five to three the number of public places in which a notice of public sale of certain county property must be posted; and amending section

7-8-2217, MCA."

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

Section 1.  Section 7-8-2217, MCA, is amended to read:

"7-8-2217.   Procedure for sale of property of lesser value. (1) If the property to be sold is reasonably of a value of less than $2,500, sale thereof of the property may be had made at either public or private sale, as in at the discretion of the board of county commissioners may appear to be to the best interests of the county.

(2)  If it be at the sale is a public sale, notice shall of the sale must be given by posting a notice in five three public places in the county at least 5 days before the date of the sale."