Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 17. Department of Labor and Industry

Board Of Outfitters

2-15-1773. Board of outfitters. (1) There is a board of outfitters.

(2) The board consists of the following five members to be appointed by the governor with the consent of the senate:

(a) one outfitter licensed for both hunting and fishing, representing a public land hunting and fishing outfitter knowledgeable in government permitting and preferably with a packing endorsement;

(b) one outfitter licensed only as a fishing outfitter;

(c) one outfitter representing a private land hunting outfit;

(d) one outfitter licensed for both hunting and fishing, with their business being predominately fishing; and

(e) one member of the general public who is a Montana-based business owner who engages in nonoutfitted business that is reliant on the local outdoor recreation industry.

(3) A favorable vote of at least a majority of all members of the board is required to adopt any resolution, motion, or other decision.

(4) A vacancy on the board must be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.

(5) The members shall serve staggered 3-year terms and take office on the day they are appointed.

(6) The board is allocated to the department of labor and industry for administrative purposes only as prescribed in 2-15-121.

(7) Each member of the board is entitled to receive compensation and travel expenses as provided for in 37-1-133.

History: En. 82A-2005 by Sec. 57, Ch. 511, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 63, L. 1974; R.C.M. 1947, 82A-2005; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 545, L. 1981; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 192, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 528, L. 1987; Sec. 2-15-3403, MCA 1985; redes. 2-15-1883 by Sec. 11, Ch. 528, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 501, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 543, L. 1999; amd. Sec. 17, Ch. 483, L. 2001; Sec. 2-15-1883, MCA 1999; redes. 2-15-1773 by Sec. 221(2), Ch. 483, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 328, L. 2011; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 56, L. 2015; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 341, L. 2015; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 281, L. 2021.