Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 2. State Library


22-1-211. Definitions. As used in this part, the following definitions apply:

(1) "Depository library" means a library contracted by the state library under 22-1-212(2) to provide the general public access to state publications.

(2) "State agency" means any entity established or authorized by law to govern operations of the state, such as a state office, officer, department, division, section, bureau, board, commission, council, and agency of the state and all subdivisions of each.

(3) (a) "State publication" means any information originating in or produced by the authority of a state agency or at the total or partial expense of a state agency that the agency intends to distribute outside the agency, regardless of format or medium, source or copyright, license, or trademark.

(b) The term does not include information intended only for distribution to contractors or grantees of the agency, persons within the agency, or members of the public under 2-6-1003 or information produced by a state agency that is intended strictly for internal administrative or operational purposes.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 261, L. 1967; R.C.M. 1947, 44-132; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 95, L. 2007; amd. Sec. 47, Ch. 348, L. 2015.