Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 1. General Administration

Pesticide Management Account -- Deposit Of Fees And Penalties -- Investment

80-8-116. Pesticide management account -- deposit of fees and penalties -- investment. (1) There is a pesticide management account within the state special revenue fund established in 17-2-102.

(2) All licensing, permit, registration, and devices and blending plant fees collected under parts 1 and 2 of this chapter must be deposited in the pesticide management account for the purpose of administering this chapter, including but not limited to:

(a) the cost of equipment and facilities;

(b) the cost of inspecting, investigating, analyzing, and examining:

(i) pesticide products;

(ii) applicators, operators, and other users of pesticides;

(iii) dealers and retailers selling pesticides;

(iv) pesticide equipment, storage, disposal, and operational facilities; and

(c) related pest and pesticide activities authorized by Title 80, chapter 7, part 5, and 80-7-711 through 80-7-714 and 80-7-720.

(3) The department may direct the board of investments to invest the funds collected under this section, pursuant to the provisions of 17-6-201. The income from the investments must be credited to the pesticide management account within the state special revenue fund.

History: En. Sec. 10, Ch. 633, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 588, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 65, L. 1999.