Monthly Archives January 2012

Bullock Clarifies Subdivision Review Laws

Bullock Clarifies Subdivision Review Laws

Attorney General Steve Bullock on Friday ruled that Montana’s subdivision review law applies to all potential uses, not just residential uses.  The opinion also concluded that an exemption from review for the sale, rent or lease of multiple parts of a building applies only to a single building, not to multiple buildings.

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Bullock: Break for candidates under term limits based on when term is served, not filing date

Bullock: Break for candidates under term limits based on when term is served, not filing date

In a formal opinion released Wednesday, Attorney General Steve Bullock has concluded that a candidate may file for an elected office if, at the time the candidate begins to serve in that office, he or she will have had an eight-year break in service over a 16-year period.

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Montana Department of Justice Announces National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Montana Department of Justice Announces  National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

The Montana Department of Justice and the Office of Public Instruction are working together to give Montana students the opportunity to participate in state and national poster contests which focus on the theme: “Bring Our Missing Children Home.”

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Archived Press Releases Relating to Montana’s Corrupt Practices Act

Archived Press Releases Relating to Montana’s Corrupt Practices Act

On Dec. 30, the Montana Supreme Court sided with Attorney General Steve Bullock and re-affirmed Montana’s ban on direct corporate contributions in political elections. Bullock personally argued the state’s case for restoring the ban  and has played a national role in working to maintain the integrity of elections.

This page contains new and archived press releases, background information and more about this ongoing case.

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