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HOUSE BILL NO. 299
INTRODUCED BY B. BARNHART
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT REQUIRING COVERED LOADS ON VEHICLES TRANSPORTING SAND AND GRAVEL ON PUBLIC HIGHWAYS; AND AMENDING SECTION 61-8-370, MCA."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Section 61-8-370, MCA, is amended to read:
"61-8-370. Securing of load -- covering sand and gravel -- requirement. (1) A person operating a loaded vehicle on a public highway for the purpose of transporting solid waste as defined in 75-10-203, except a commercial motor vehicle or a vehicle transporting unprocessed agricultural products, shall attach, cover, or otherwise secure the load sufficiently to prevent littering or creating an obstruction dangerous to the public traveling on the highway.
(2) A person operating any motor vehicle on a public highway for the purpose of transporting sand and gravel shall cover the load sufficiently to prevent the sand and gravel from spilling onto the highway or into the path of another vehicle."
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