Part 1 Smoke Abatement § 7-31-101 – § 7-31-116
Part 2 Public Safety Communications Officer § 7-31-201 – § 7-31-203
Part 3 Amateur Radio Operation § 7-31-301
Part 21 General Provisions Affecting Counties § 7-31-2101
Part 41 General Provisions Affecting Municipalities § 7-31-4101 – § 7-31-4110
Part 42 Open Ditches § 7-31-4201 – § 7-31-4207

Terms Used In Montana Code > Title 7 > Chapter 31

  • Agency: means any board, bureau, commission, department, authority, or officer of the executive branch of state government authorized or required by law to make rules. See Montana Code 2-5-103
  • committee: means an advisory committee established under 2-5-106 and authorized under 2-4-304 to consider and discuss issues for the purpose of reaching a consensus in the development of a proposed rule. See Montana Code 2-5-103
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Consensus: means unanimous concurrence among the interests represented on a negotiated rulemaking committee established under 2-5-106 unless the committee agrees upon another specified definition. See Montana Code 2-5-103
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Convener: means a person who impartially assists an agency in determining whether establishment of a negotiated rulemaking committee is feasible and appropriate for a particular rulemaking procedure. See Montana Code 2-5-103
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Council: means the Montana public safety officer standards and training council provided for in 2-15-2029. See Montana Code 7-31-201
  • Facilitator: means a person who impartially aids in the discussions and negotiations among the members of a negotiated rulemaking committee to develop a proposed rule. See Montana Code 2-5-103
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Interest: means , with respect to an issue or matter, multiple parties that have a similar point of view or that are likely to be affected in a similar manner. See Montana Code 2-5-103
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Knowingly: means only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See Montana Code 1-1-204
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Negotiated rulemaking: means rulemaking through the use of a negotiated rulemaking committee. See Montana Code 2-5-103
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Person: includes a corporation or other entity as well as a natural person. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental subdivision, agency, or public or private organization of any character. See Montana Code 2-5-103
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Montana Code 1-1-202
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Montana Code 1-1-205
  • Public safety communications officer: means a person who receives requests for emergency services, as defined in 10-4-101, dispatches the appropriate emergency service units, and is certified under 7-31-203. See Montana Code 7-31-201
  • Rule: means an agency regulation, standard, or statement of general applicability that implements, interprets, or prescribes law or policy or describes the organization, procedures, or practice requirements of an agency. See Montana Code 2-5-103
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Writing: includes printing. See Montana Code 1-1-203