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||Cross-county annexation is permitted by Montana law and is not dependent upon county approval.
- An urban renewal project consisting in part of property outside a municipality is not permitted under the Urban Renewal Law. Tax increment financing may not be used to support such a project.
- Since MetraPark does not engage in a “secondary, value-added industry,” financing for infrastructure improvements at MetraPark is not permitted under the Tax Increment Financing Industrial Development Act.
- When an employer provides an insurance policy providing prescription drug coverage and other medical services, the Montana unisex insurance law, Mont. Code Ann. § 49-2-309, requires inclusion of coverage for prescription contraceptives and related medical services.
- When an employee benefit plan provides prescription drug coverage and other medical services, the Montana Human Rights Act, Mont. Code Ann. § 49-2-303, requires inclusion of coverage for prescription contraceptives and related medical services.
||A municipality may choose to participate in cooperative purchasing with the Department of Administration of the State of Montana pursuant to Mont. Code Ann. §§ 18-4-401 to -407 without first seeking its own competitive bids as an alternative to the competitive bidding requirements set forth in Mont. Code Ann. § 7-5-4302.
- Montana Code Annotated § 61-3-321 (2005), as codified, conflicts with 2005 Mont. Laws, ch. 596, §§ 148 and 149.
- The coordination instruction found in 2005 Mont. Laws, ch. 596, § 149, incorporated § 148’s prescribed amendment of Mont. Code Ann. § 61-3-321, as further modified in § 149; accordingly, all registration fees imposed under § 61-3-321, as so amended, must be paid if the vehicle to which plates are transferred is not currently registered.
- Since the codified version of the bills conflicts with the enrolled bill, § 149 as interpreted herein must be given effect over the codified version of Mont. Code Ann. § 61-3-321 (2005).
||When the Department of Corrections contracts with a Montana private nonprofit corporation to establish residential methamphetamine treatment programs pursuant to Mont. Code Ann. § 53-1-203(1)(c)(ii), it need not undergo the privatization plan process outlined in Mont. Code Ann. §§ 2-8-302 and 2-8-303.