Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 1. General Administration

Testing Of Milk

81-23-105. Testing of milk. (1) For the purpose of determining the value of milk supplied by producers during routine audits of milk processing plants that receive raw milk directly from producers, the department may establish a program of testing raw milk.

(2) The department may levy an assessment on licensed producers to secure the necessary funds to administer this program. This assessment is in addition to those provided in 81-23-202.

(3) All personnel employed in the sampling and testing program must be licensed by the animal health division of the department.

(4) The department may conduct all types of sampling, grading, and testing techniques that the department considers necessary to carry out the intent of this section.

History: En. 27-430 by Sec. 1, Ch. 245, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 27-430; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 274, L. 1981; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 316, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 333, L. 1995.