INTRODUCED BY S. Fitzpatrick
By Request of the ****
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT CLARIFYING THAT ONLY LOCAL HEALTH OFFICERS MAY REQUEST ASSISTANCE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND REMOVING THE POTENTIAL PENALTY IF LAW ENFORCEMENT FAILS TO ASSIST; AND AMENDING SECTION 50-2-120, MCA."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Section 50-2-120, MCA, is amended to read:
"50-2-120. Assistance from law enforcement officials. A state or local health officer may request a sheriff, constable, or other peace officer to assist the health officer in carrying out the provisions of this chapter. If the officer does not render the service, the officer is guilty of a misdemeanor and may be removed from office."
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