42.12.131 APPLICATIONS FOR AVAILABLE LICENSE(S) IN QUOTA AREA
(1) When the department receives applications after the initial lottery application deadline for the available license(s) in a quota area, the following procedures apply:
(a) When fewer applications than licenses available are received, the applications will be processed;
(b) If there are more applicants than licenses available in a quota area, then the licenses will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. The postmark on each application will establish which of the applications will be processed; and
(c) Those applications received by the department with the same postmark for an available license will be considered and will proceed to a lottery process.
History: Sec. 16-1-303, MCA; IMP, Sec. 16-4-105 and 16-4-201, MCA; NEW, 1985 MAR p. 167, Eff. 2/15/85; AMD, 1993 MAR p. 158, Eff. 1/29/93; AMD, 1998 MAR p. 3132, Eff. 11/20/98; AMD, 2001 MAR p. 449, Eff. 3/23/01; AMD, 2003 MAR p. 21, Eff. 1/17/03.