2020 Montana Code Annotated
Title 5. Legislative Branch
Chapter 1. Congressional, Senatorial, and Representative Districts
Part 1. Districting and Apportionment Commission
5-1-101. Commission to redistrict and reapportion -- number of legislators

Universal Citation: MT Code § 5-1-101 (2020)

5-1-101. Commission to redistrict and reapportion -- number of legislators. (1) In each session preceding each federal population census, a commission of five citizens, none of whom may be public officials, shall be selected to prepare the plans for redistricting and reapportioning the state into legislative and congressional districts.

(2) The plans for redistricting and reapportionment of legislative districts must be based on the number of members in the house of representatives and the senate to be determined in the legislative session before the census.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 21, L. 1973; R.C.M. 1947, 43-108; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 477, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 176, L. 1987.

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