Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 5. Drug Product Selection


37-7-510. Penalty. (1) In addition to all other penalties provided by law, a person who violates the provisions of 37-7-505, 37-7-506, or 37-7-507 or any rule promulgated as provided in 37-7-503 shall be fined no more than $250 for each violation.

(2) The penalty imposed under this part may be remitted or mitigated upon such terms and conditions as the board of pharmacy considers proper and consistent with the public health and safety.

(3) A civil penalty imposed under this part becomes due and payable when the person incurring the penalty receives a notice in writing from the board of pharmacy. The notice shall be sent by registered or certified mail and must include:

(a) reference to the particular sections of the statute or rule;

(b) a short and plain statement of the matters asserted as charged;

(c) a statement of the amount of the penalty or penalties imposed; and

(d) a statement of the person's right to request a hearing.

(4) The person to whom the notice is addressed has 20 days from the date of the notice in which to make written application for a hearing before the board of pharmacy.

History: En. 66-1536 by Sec. 11, Ch. 403, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 66-1536; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 247, L. 1983.