12.11.341 AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES INSPECTION STATIONS
(1) Vessels approaching a department-operated inspection station must stop as directed.
(2) Vessels intended for launching on any water in Montana are subject to inspection for aquatic invasive species.
(3) Areas subject to the search include but are not limited to:
(a) the exterior of the vessel;
(c) bait buckets;
(d) bilge areas; and
(e) trailer transporting vessel.
(4) Any vessel at an inspection station found with an invasive species will be decontaminated as arranged by the department and must pass a second inspection prior to launching in Montana waters.
History: 80-7-1007, 80-7-1012, 87-1-201, MCA; IMP, 80-7-1007, MCA; NEW, 2011 MAR p. 1132, Eff. 6/24/11.