22-2-304. Cultural and aesthetic project appropriations -- administration. (1) The legislature must appropriate funds from the income of the trust fund created in 15-35-108 for cultural and aesthetic projects before any grant for a cultural or aesthetic project is awarded.
(2) Costs incurred by the Montana arts council for accounting, correspondence, project visits, and solicitation of proposals related to cultural and aesthetic project grants and the costs of the advisory committee established in 2-15-1521 shall be paid from appropriations from the income of the trust fund.
(3) Grant proposals are heard by a legislative appropriations subcommittee.
(4) Grant proposals approved by the legislature are administered by the Montana arts council.
History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 99, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 13, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 626, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 8, Sp. L. January 1992.