20-25-207. Bureau of government research -- purpose -- funding. (1) There is a bureau of government research at the university of Montana-Missoula. The purpose of the bureau is to facilitate research and publication in the area of state and local government and to maintain a liaison between political scientists and government officials through the exchange of information.
(2) The bureau of government research may:
(a) receive and administer gifts, donations, and bequests;
(b) contract with individuals, organizations, and governmental agencies for cooperative endeavors; and
(c) apply for and receive grants from public and private agencies.