Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 5. Agricultural Commodity Warehouse Operators

Fees Of Department

80-4-503. Fees of department. (1) The department shall collect an annual warehouse operator license fee of $232 for each warehouse owned or operated by the warehouse operator.

(2) If, after evaluation of the commodity dealer/public warehouse operator program, the department determines that revenue from license fees is inadequate to accomplish the purposes of this chapter, the department may by rule increase the license fees, but the fee may not exceed $500 for a facility.

(3) The department shall collect a fee of $150 a day or fraction of a day for maintaining an employee of the department at a warehouse to supervise the correction of a deficiency.

(4) All license fees collected under subsection (1) and deficiency fees collected under subsection (3) must be deposited into the commodity dealer/public warehouse operators account.

History: En. Sec. 24, Ch. 539, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 620, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 452, L. 1993.