Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 2. Inspection of Marks and Brands

Bill Of Sale Required To Prove Ownership

81-3-210. Bill of sale required to prove ownership. (1) A bill of sale signed by the seller and adequately describing the livestock sold must be presented to the livestock inspector whenever the change of ownership inspection required by 81-3-211 is made or whenever a buyer of livestock requests a county-line or state-line inspection for livestock. The bill of sale shall be in a form prescribed by the department and shall be taken up by the department with the certificate of inspection acting as a receipt.

(2) The department shall establish, charge, and receive a fee for each copy of a bill of sale requested after the original bill of sale has been taken up. Fees so received shall be paid to the department for deposit in the state treasury to the credit of the state special revenue fund for the use of the department.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 80, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 277, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 9, Ch. 444, L. 1983.