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Bullock signs law creating new board for parks

BILLINGS — Montana's state parks will be overseen by a board dedicated to parks and recreation matters under a new law that splits up the duties of the former Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission.

Legislation signed Monday by Gov. Steve Bullock during a ceremony at Pictograph Caves State Park near Billings establishes a five-member commission over Montana's 54 state parks.

Bullock and the bill's Republican sponsor, Rep. Duane Ankney of Colstrip, says that will allow the state to take adequate care of natural and historic areas that are crucial to preserving Montana's outdoor heritage.

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