Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 8. Montana Wildlife Habitat Improvement Act

Wildlife Habitat Improvement Advisory Council -- Members

87-5-803. (Temporary) Wildlife habitat improvement advisory council -- members. (1) There is a wildlife habitat improvement advisory council appointed by the director that ranks projects pursuant to 87-5-804 and advises the department on the administration of this part. The council consists of the following voting members:

(a) the director of the department or a representative of the department;

(b) a representative of a hunting organization in Montana;

(c) a representative of a multiple-use recreation organization in Montana;

(d) a representative of the timber industry in Montana;

(e) a livestock producer or a representative of a livestock producer organization in Montana;

(f) a farmer or a representative of a farming organization in Montana;

(g) a commercial applicator as defined in 80-8-102;

(h) a representative of biological research and control interests;

(i) a representative of the Montana weed control association; and

(j) two county representatives, one each from the western and eastern parts of the state, who may include a county commissioner, district weed board member, or weed district supervisor.

(2) Nonvoting members of the council include:

(a) the state weed coordinator; and

(b) one representative each from:

(i) the United States bureau of land management;

(ii) the United States forest service;

(iii) the United States bureau of reclamation;

(iv) the United States fish and wildlife service;

(v) the Montana department of natural resources and conservation; and

(vi) an Indian tribe as defined in 2-15-141. (Terminates June 30, 2023--sec. 11, Ch. 342, L. 2017.)

History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 342, L. 2017.