2-15-243. Montana sage grouse oversight team -- composition. (1) There is a Montana sage grouse oversight team. The oversight team is attached to the governor's office for administrative purposes only, as prescribed in 2-15-121.
(2) The oversight team consists of:
(a) the directors of the departments of:
(i) environmental quality;
(ii) fish, wildlife, and parks;
(iii) natural resources and conservation; and
(b) the administrator of the division of oil and gas conservation within the department of natural resources and conservation;
(c) one member of the rangeland resources committee established in 2-15-3305;
(d) one member of the senate appointed by the president of the senate;
(e) one member of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house; and
(f) a designated representative of the governor. The governor's designated representative is the presiding officer of the oversight team.
(3) The oversight team shall meet at least quarterly to fulfill the requirements of Title 76, chapter 22, part 1. Each meeting must be recorded electronically.
(4) Unless otherwise provided by law, each member is entitled to be reimbursed for travel expenses, as provided for in 2-18-501 through 2-18-503, incurred while performing oversight team duties.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 445, L. 2015.