Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 5. Treatment of Garbage Fed to Swine


81-2-502. Licenses. (1) It is unlawful to handle, prepare, cook, or otherwise treat garbage to feed to swine or other animals or to feed garbage to swine or other animals without first securing a license for that purpose from the department. One license issued to the entrepreneur, corporation, or individual responsible for a particular garbage feeding enterprise covers all garbage feeders concerned with the enterprise. The license provided for in this section expires on December 31 of the year in which it is issued. The department shall establish a fee to be charged for all licenses issued under this part. All license fees collected must be paid into the state special revenue fund for the use of the department.

(2) This part does not apply to a person who feeds only the person's own household garbage to swine or other animals.

History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 63, L. 1953; amd. Sec. 171, Ch. 310, L. 1974; R.C.M. 1947, 46-2602; amd. Sec. 48, Ch. 281, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 444, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 2635, Ch. 56, L. 2009.