FWP commission promises review after criticism
HELENA — Fish, Wildlife and Parks commissioners are pledging to take a new look at how they make rules for Montana fishermen and hunters after state lawmakers accused the commission of overstepping its authority.
Among the criticisms leveled is that the commission would make last-minute changes to a proposed regulation and then approve it without taking public comment.
The Legislature this session passed a bill that would have added strict rules to how the FWP makes its regulations.
Gov. Brian Schweitzer vetoed Senate Bill 255 late last month, saying it would have added expensive burea...