10-4-105. 9-1-1 advisory council. (1) There is a 9-1-1 advisory council.
(2) The council consists of 18 members appointed by the governor as follows:
(a) the attorney general or the attorney general's designee, who serves as presiding officer of the council;
(b) a representative of the department of justice, Montana highway patrol;
(c) a representative of the Montana emergency medical services association;
(d) three representatives of Montana telecommunications providers, including at least one wireless provider;
(e) a representative of the Montana association of public safety communications officials;
(f) two public safety answering point managers, one serving a population of less than 30,000 and one serving a population of greater than 30,000;
(g) a representative of the department of military affairs, disaster and emergency services division;
(h) a representative of the Montana association of chiefs of police;
(i) a representative of the Montana sheriffs and peace officers association;
(j) a representative of the Montana state fire chiefs' association;
(k) a representative of the Montana state volunteer firefighters association;
(l) a representative of the Montana association of counties;
(m) a representative of the Montana league of cities and towns;
(n) the state librarian or the state librarian's designee; and
(o) the state director of Indian affairs provided for in 2-15-217.
(3) The council is attached to the department for administrative purposes only, as provided in 2-15-121.
(4) The council shall, within its authorized budget, hold quarterly meetings.
(5) Council members shall serve without additional salary but are entitled to reimbursement for travel expenses incurred while engaged in council activities as provided for in 2-18-501 through 2-18-503.