Montana Code Annotated 1999

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     87-1-269. (Temporary) Report required -- review committee. (1) The governor shall appoint a committee of persons interested in issues related to hunters, landowners, and outfitters, including but not limited to the hunting access enhancement program, landowner-hunter relations, outfitting industry issues, and other issues related to private lands and public wildlife. The committee must have broad representation of landowners, outfitters, and sportspersons. The department may provide administrative assistance as necessary to assist the review committee.
     (2) The review committee shall report to the governor and to the 57th legislature regarding the success of various elements of the hunting access enhancement program, including a report of annual landowner participation, the number of acres annually enrolled in the program, hunter harvest success on enrolled lands, the number of qualified applicants who were denied enrollment because of a shortfall in funding, and an accounting of program expenditures, and make suggestions for funding, modification, or improvement needed to achieve the objectives of the program.
     (3) The director may appoint additional advisory committees that are considered necessary to assist in the implementation of the hunting access enhancement program and to advise the commission regarding the development of rules implementing the hunting access enhancement program. (Terminates March 1, 2006--sec. 6, Ch. 544, L. 1999.)

     History: En. Sec. 7, Ch. 459, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 544, L. 1999.

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