(1) There shall be levied an assessment of:

(a) 20 mills per bushel upon all wheat sold in the state of Montana; and

(b) 30 mills per hundredweight on all barley sold in the state of Montana.

(2) All assessments are subject to refund provided the following criteria are met:

(a) Application for assessment refund shall be in writing on forms provided by the committee.

(i) Forms will be furnished upon application to the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee, P.O. Box 3024, Great Falls, Montana 59403-3024.

(b) Written application for refund of the wheat or barley assessments must be submitted by the first seller of the wheat or barley or by an individual with the first seller's power of attorney.

(c) Refund application forms shall be submitted 30 days after the date of first sale and no later than 90 days from the date of the first sale of wheat or barley for which a refund is filed.

History: 80-11-204, 80-11-205, MCA; IMP, 80-11-205, 80-11-206, MCA; NEW, 1977 MAR p. 943, Eff. 11/26/77; AMD, 1985 MAR p. 1555, Eff. 10/18/85; AMD, 1988 MAR p. 2032, Eff. 9/23/88; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 1826, Eff. 7/4/96; AMD, 1998 MAR p. 1696, Eff. 6/26/98; AMD, 2003 MAR p. 1273, Eff. 6/27/03; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 264, Eff. 2/27/09.