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STATE OF MONTANA
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 14-2014

EXECUTIVE ORDER DESIGNATING THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR, DIRECTOR'S OFFICE,
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AS THE AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE
ON
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING MATTERS AND RESCINDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 40-2008
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WHEREAS, Section 39-31-301, MCA, authorizes the Governor, as Chief Executive Officer of the State of Montana, to designate an authorized representative to represent the State in collective bargaining with an exclusive representative; and

WHEREAS, through Executive Order 40-2008, Governor Brian Schweitzer rescinded Executive Order 1-93 and designated the Chief of the State Office of Labor Relations, State Human Resources Division, Department of Administration, as the Governor's designated authorized representative under Section 39-31-301, MCA; and

WHEREAS, in July 2013, the Department of Administration was reorganized and a new Office of Labor Relations was established within the Director's Office, Department of Administration.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE BULLOCK, Governor of the State of Montana, pursuant to the authority vested in me by the law and Constitution of the State of Montana, do hereby:

1) Rescind Executive Order No. 40-2008; and

2) Designate, pursuant to Section 39-31-301, MCA, the Deputy Director, Director's Office, Department of Administration, as the Governor's designated authorized representative to represent the State of Montana, excluding the university system under the Board of Regents, in collective bargaining with an exclusive representative.

This Order is effective immeadiately.

GIVEN under my hand and the GREAT SEAL of the State of Montana, this 22 day of December, 2014.

/s/ STEVE  BULLOCK, Governor

ATTEST:

/s/ Linda McCulloch, Secretary of State