Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 4. Licensing Criteria

Renewal And Nonrenewal Of Licenses -- Notices Of Federal Permit

16-4-407. Renewal and nonrenewal of licenses -- notices of federal permit. (1) Each July 1 or, when applicable, on the licensee's anniversary date, the department shall issue licenses to brewers, wineries, distillers, beer importers, beer wholesalers, table wine distributors, or retailers on an annual basis on receipt of a completed renewal form and payment of the fees prescribed by law.

(2) Subject to the opportunity for a hearing, the department may refuse to renew a license if the licensee no longer qualifies for licensure under 16-4-401, a completed license renewal form has not been received, or the annual renewal fees required by 16-4-501 are not paid by July 1 or, when applicable, the licensee's anniversary date.

(3) The department shall notify each applicant for an original license or renewal that it is the applicant's responsibility to determine if applicable provisions of federal law require the applicant to obtain a permit from a federal agency.

History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 235, L. 1943; Sec. 4-406, R.C.M. 1947; amd. and redes. 4-4-404 by Sec. 82, Ch. 387, L. 1975; amd. Sec. 12, Ch. 496, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 4-4-404; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 29, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 21, Ch. 19, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 54, L. 1999; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 163, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 42, L. 2023.