Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 1. General Provisions

Failure Of Licensee To Have Possession Of License Or Proof Of License While Operating Equipment

50-76-114. Failure of licensee to have possession of license or proof of license while operating equipment. (1) A person may not operate any equipment covered by licensure under this chapter unless the person has possession of the license or proof of licensure at the time the person is operating the equipment.

(2) The department shall issue a citation to any person violating the provisions of subsection (1). The department may direct an employee of the department to conduct onsite inspections to determine compliance with subsection (1) and to issue citations for violations of subsection (1).

(3) The citation must include:

(a) the time and date on which the citation is issued;

(b) the name, address, and mailing address of the person receiving the citation;

(c) information explaining the procedure for paying the fine or for providing the department with proof of licensure;

(d) a statement that the amount of the fine is $100 and that the person receiving the citation has 30 days from the date of the citation to pay the fine or to submit proof of licensure to the department; and

(e) a statement that failure to pay the fine or to provide proof of licensure may result in revocation of the license of the person receiving the citation.

(4) The department shall waive the fine for any person who provides proof of licensure within the 30-day period provided in subsection (3)(d).

History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 93, L. 2005.