2-17-817. Highway patrol officers' memorial. (1) The department of administration shall set aside on the capitol grounds an area on the west side of the capitol for a memorial to Montana's slain highway patrol officers. The area must be agreed upon between the Montana highway patrol and the department of administration and must maintain the historical design integrity of the block on which the capitol is located, also known as capitol square.
(2) The memorial must be constructed to consider long-term maintenance efficiency and must be paid for by private donations. The memorial must be maintained with the assistance of private donations as part of the capitol grounds maintenance program provided in 2-17-811.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 163, L. 1995; Sec. 2-17-131, MCA 1995; redes. 2-17-817 by Sec. 9, Ch. 476, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 321, L. 2005.