23-2-621. Registration of a snowmobile owned and operated solely as a collector's item. (1) An owner of a snowmobile that is more than 25 years old and that is used solely as a collector's item and not for general recreational purposes may file with the county treasurer an application for the registration of the snowmobile. The application must be sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths. The application must state:
(a) the name and address of the owner;
(b) the name and address of the person from whom the snowmobile was purchased;
(c) the make, the year and number of the model, and the manufacturer's identification number and serial number of the snowmobile; and
(d) that the snowmobile is owned and operated solely as a collector's item and not for general recreational purposes.
(2) The registration fee for a snowmobile registered under subsection (1) is $10.
(3) Upon receipt of the application for registration and payment of the registration fee, the county treasurer shall file the application, register the snowmobile in the manner specified in 23-2-616, and deliver to the applicant a license plate or decal bearing the inscription "Vintage--Montana" and the registration number.
(4) The year of issuance may not be shown on the plate or decal.
(5) Annual renewal of the registration of a snowmobile registered under this section is not required, and the registration is valid as long as the snowmobile is in existence. Upon sale of the snowmobile, the purchaser shall renew the registration and pay the license fee required in subsection (2).