The following is a nonexhaustive list of
department decisions thought to be of significant interest to the public:
(a) adoption of wildlife management
regulations including the setting of seasons and fish planting policies and
(b) adoption of
regulations governing public use of department-controlled lands and
(c) acquisition of
(d) distribution and
administration of federal land and water conservation fund monies;
(e) adoption of policies regarding the sale
of licenses, including the allocation of license dealerships;
(f) adoption of commission policies and
priorities regarding wildlife habitat and threats to it;
(g) development of department programs having
a significant impact on the environment;
(h) development of a comprehensive fish,
wildlife and outdoor recreation plan.
(2) Opportunity for public participation
shall be provided by rendering final decisions on these matters at commission
meetings which are open to the public and which have been announced in advance
or by offering the opportunity for written comments or hearing prior to
decisions which are made by the department through publication of notice
pursuant to the Montana Administrative Procedure Act.
Mont. Admin. R.
NEW, Eff. 4/5/76; AMD,
1977 MAR p. 946, Eff. 11/26/77.
2-3-103, MCA; IMP,