24.171.405 BOOKING AGENTS AND ADVERTISING
(1) Any person authorized by the outfitter may schedule trips, provide clients with information regarding refunds and services, receive client fees on behalf of the outfitter, secure a guide who is employed by or with whom the outfitter has an existing contractual relationship, and take other steps to establish contracts for services, as long as these activities are at the direction of the outfitter and as long as the terms and conditions of the contracts are directly between the outfitter and the client.
(2) Outfitters may enter into an arrangement with a person whereby the outfitter's services are advertised by or at the direction of that person or whereby clients are referred to the outfitter, but the outfitter is accountable to the board for the appearance and propriety of all such advertising and for all interactions between the other person and the clients and potential clients. All advertising regarding outfitting services must comply with the rules applicable to outfitters.
(3) Guides advertising to outfitters using media or methods that the general public may also view shall include a clear and conspicuous disclaimer that advises the general public that the advertisement is for outfitters only, not the general public.
History: 37-1-131, 37-47-201, MCA; IMP, 37-47-201, 37-47-301, MCA; NEW, 2015 MAR p. 269, Eff. 1/30/15.