Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 5. Game Animal Licenses

Nonresident Youth Combination Licenses

87-2-522. Nonresident youth combination licenses. (1) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a person who is not a resident, as defined in 87-2-102, and who is 12 years of age or older or will turn 12 years old before or during the season for which the license is issued and who is under 18 years of age may, upon payment of a fee of one-half of the cost of a regularly priced license and subject to the limitations prescribed by law and department regulation, apply to the fish, wildlife, and parks office in Helena, Montana, to purchase:

(a) one of the following:

(i) a Class B-10 nonresident big game combination license;

(ii) a Class B-11 nonresident deer combination license; or

(iii) a nonresident elk-only combination license;

(b) if available:

(i) a Class B-8 nonresident deer B tag;

(ii) a Class B-12 nonresident antlerless elk B tag license.

(2) (a) When using a license issued pursuant to this section, the holder must be accompanied by an adult immediate family member who is the holder of a valid Class B-7, Class B-8, Class B-10, Class B-11, Class B-12, or nonresident elk-only combination license or who is the holder of a valid resident deer or elk tag. As used in this subsection, an adult immediate family member means an applicant's natural or adoptive parent, grandparent, brother, sister, stepparent, or legal guardian who is 18 years of age or older.

(b) An applicant shall provide the name and automated licensing system number of the adult immediate family member who will accompany the youth when applying for a license pursuant to this section.

(3) Class B-10 and Class B-11 licenses issued pursuant to this section are not included in the limit on the number of available Class B-10 and Class B-11 licenses issued pursuant to 87-2-505 and 87-2-510. Nonresident elk-only combination licenses issued pursuant to this section are in addition to nonresident elk-only combination licenses available for sale pursuant to 87-2-511.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 470, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 183, L. 2011; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 104, L. 2013; amd. Sec. 22, Ch. 449, L. 2015; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 287, L. 2017; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 30, L. 2021.