Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 6. Agricultural Commodity Dealers

License Fees

80-4-602. License fees. (1) Except as provided in subsection (3), the department shall collect an annual fee of $232 per facility for each commodity dealer license.

(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 license fee for a commodity dealer who is licensed as a seed dealer under 80-5-130(4) is $100 a year if the majority of the dealer's annual expenditures for agricultural commodities is for agricultural seed intended for resale as agricultural seed.

(4) All fees collected under this section must be placed in the commodity dealer/public warehouse operators account.

History: En. Sec. 48, Ch. 539, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 620, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 11, Ch. 452, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 9, Ch. 76, L. 1997.