Montana Code Annotated 2017



Part 2. Long-Range Building Program and Budget

Preparation Of Building Programs And Submission To Department Of Administration -- Statewide Facility Inventory And Condition Assessment

17-7-202. Preparation of building programs and submission to department of administration -- statewide facility inventory and condition assessment. (1) Before July 1 of each even-numbered year, each state agency and institution shall submit to the department of administration, on forms furnished by the department, a proposed long-range building program, if any, for the agency or institution. Each agency and institution shall furnish any additional information requested by the department relating to the utilization of or need for buildings.

(2) (a) Except as provided in subsection (3), the department shall compile and maintain a statewide facility inventory and condition assessment that:

(i) for each state-owned building:

(A) identifies its location and total square footage;

(B) identifies the agency or agencies using or occupying the building and how much square footage each agency uses or occupies;

(C) lists the current replacement value of the building in its entirety and each agency's portion of the building;

(D) identifies whether the building is a long-range building program-eligible building;

(ii) for each long-range building program-eligible building:

(A) includes a facility condition assessment of the building and an itemized list of the building's deficiencies; and

(B) compares the building's current building deficiency ratio to its deficiency ratio in the previous biennium.

(b) The department may contract with a private vendor to collect, analyze, and compile the building information required in this subsection (2).

(c) The facility inventory and condition assessment must be updated as determined by the department.

(d) The department may incorporate in the statewide facility inventory and condition assessment any facility condition assessment or similar document compiled by an agency.

(e) The department shall provide the statewide facility inventory and condition assessment, including a calculation of the deferred maintenance backlog and overall building deficiency ratio of the long-range building program-eligible buildings, to the office of budget and program planning and the legislative finance committee by September 1 of each even-numbered year in an electronic format.

(3) The department is not required to include a state-owned building that has a current replacement value of $150,000 or less in the facility inventory and condition assessment.

(4) The department shall examine the information furnished by each agency and institution and shall gather whatever additional information is necessary and conduct whatever surveys are necessary in order to provide a factual basis for determining the need for and the feasibility of the construction of buildings. The information compiled by the department shall be submitted to the governor before December 1 of each even-numbered year.

History: En. Sec. 15, Ch. 271, L. 1963; amd. Sec. 82, Ch. 326, L. 1974; R.C.M. 1947, 82-3315(1), (2); amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 281, L. 2017.