Acronyms and common terms used throughout this site are included in this glossary.
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Public Access Catalog
Automated catalog providing patron access through computers. See also PAC.
A phrase used when the legislature or Governor's budget office agrees to fund a program or service for one year or one biennium only. A new request would have to be filed to get funding beyond the one year.
Land Survey System
for Proposal is a term used in soliciting official bids for goods and services.
Accounting, Budget, and Human Resource System
Usually associated with a number and refers to a bill introduced in the Montana Senate.
Look up drafts, bills, and other information on the Montana Legislature webpage.
A mapped representation of a known occurrence of a Species of Concern that typically includes an associated circular area of locational uncertainty concerning its exact location. Animal Species Occurrences usually include areas around the observation that represent a typical home range size for the species; suitable habitats within this area are likely occupied by the species.
Species of Concern
A special designation used by NHP to denote plants and animals that are at risk or potentially at risk.