Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 5. Aerial Hunting of Predatory Animals

Aerial Hunting Prohibited -- Exceptions

81-7-501. Aerial hunting prohibited -- exceptions. (1) Except as provided in 81-7-505, a person, except an employee of the state, its subdivisions, or the federal government who is acting within the scope of the person's employment, may not engage in the aerial hunting of predatory animals, as defined in 81-7-101, without first obtaining a permit from the department of livestock. The permit must specify the species of predatory animals to be hunted and the geographic areas over which aerial hunting may take place.

(2) A person issued a permit as required by this section may not engage in aerial hunting of predatory animals in violation of the terms of the permit, the rules promulgated by the board of livestock, or the terms of this part.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 704, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 333, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 244, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 2674, Ch. 56, L. 2009.