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SENATE BILL NO. 136
INTRODUCED BY G. JERGESON
BY REQUEST OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE
AN ACT CLARIFYING THAT CERTAIN FEES COLLECTED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE ARE DEPOSITED TO AN ACCOUNT IN THE PROPRIETARY FUND TO THE CREDIT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE; PROVIDING THAT INCOME AND INTEREST ON THE MONEY MUST BE CREDITED TO THE ACCOUNT; AMENDING SECTION 2-6-103, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Section 2-6-103, MCA, is amended to read:
"2-6-103. Filing and copying fees. (1) The secretary of state, for services performed in the office, shall charge and collect fees commensurate with costs for filing and copying services.
(2) A member of the legislature or state or county officer may not be charged for any search relative to matters appertaining to the duties of the member's office or for a certified copy of any law or resolution passed by the legislature relative to the member's official duties.
(3) The secretary of state may not charge a fee, other than the fees authorized in 2-6-110, for providing electronic information.
(4) Fees must be collected in advance and, when collected by the secretary of state, are not refundable and must be
a an account in the proprietary fund to the credit of the secretary of state. All income and interest earned on
money in the account must be credited to the account."
Section 2. Effective date. [This act] is effective July 1, 1999.
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