Proposed Revisions to 940.8 - Student Activity Fees
Attorney General opinion :
university system student fees are public funds and must be expended for a
public purpose determined in the first instance by the Montana board of regen ts." Opinion #74, March 20, 1974.
1. Student activity fees at
units of the Montana University System, as established by prior action
of the Board of Regents, shall not be considered as earmarked funds in Board
policy. It is intended that budget allocations shall be established by officers
of the respective student government associations pursuant to the Associated
Students Constitution of the units as
approved by the presidents of said units. No
impairment of existing contractual obligations shall occur. Unit presidents shall
establish administrative policies and copies shall be filed in the Office of
the Commissioner of Higher Education .
2. Students enrolled in the Law School are exempted from paying the regular student activity fee. Such students shall, however, pay the Law School activity fee as provided by Item 210-108, April 14, 1969.
Item 210-108, April 14, 1969, Item 214-001, April 13, 1970; amended by Item 3-003-R1273, December 10, 1973; Item 15-003-R0277, February 14 1977; April 12, 1977; Item 19-101-R1277, (Revised) December 12, 1977 as amended June 7, 1993.