44-7-101. Functions. (1) As designated by the governor as the state planning agency under the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, as amended, the board of crime control shall perform the functions assigned to it under that act. The board shall also provide to criminal justice agencies technical assistance and supportive services that are approved by the board or assigned by the governor or legislature.
(2) The board shall consider all appeals brought from decisions of the Montana public safety officer standards and training council pursuant to 44-4-403. A board member designated as a member of the Montana public safety officer standards and training council, as provided in 44-4-402, may not participate in appeals brought to the board from decisions of the council. The board shall promulgate rules governing the manner and method of the appeals.