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HOUSE BILL NO. 465
INTRODUCED BY P. CLARK
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT INCREASING THE INITIAL GAME FARM LICENSE FEE FOR A GAME FARM WITH 21 TO 60 GAME FARM ANIMALS; SUBMITTING THE FEE INCREASE TO THE ELECTORATE; AMENDING SECTION 87-4-411, MCA; PROVIDING A CONTINGENT VOIDNESS PROVISION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Section 87-4-411, MCA, is amended to read:
"87-4-411. License and renewal fees -- deposit of fees. (1) The department shall charge an initial game farm license fee and an annual renewal fee based on the following scale:
(a) a game farm with 1 to 20 game farm animals, an initial license fee of $200 and an annual renewal fee of $50;
(b) a game farm with 21 to 60 game farm animals, an initial license fee of
$300 $3,500 and an annual renewal fee of
(c) a game farm with more than 60 game farm animals, an initial license fee of $400 and an annual renewal fee of $200.
(2) The fees must be deposited in the state special revenue fund for the use of the department for purposes of this part."
NEW SECTION. Section 2. Submission to electorate. This act shall be submitted to the qualified electors of Montana at the tax election to be held in 1999, by printing on the ballot the full title of this act and the following:
SHALL THE INITIAL GAME FARM LICENSE FEE TAX BE INCREASED ANNUALLY BY $3,200 FOR LICENSURE OF A GAME FARM WITH 21 TO 60 GAME FARM ANIMALS IN THE FOLLOWING MANNER?
 FOR increasing the initial game farm license fee for a game farm with 21 to 60 game farm animals.
 AGAINST increasing the initial game farm license fee for a game farm with 21 to 60 game farm animals.
NEW SECTION. Section 3. Contingent voidness. If Constitutional Amendment No. 75, enacting Article VIII, section 17, of the Montana constitution, is declared invalid, then sections 2 and 4 of this act are void.
NEW SECTION. Section 4. Effective date. [This act] is effective upon approval of the electorate.
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