Exhibition, Bears and Large Cats: PERMIT required ($25 for over 5 and $10 for all others) for these purposes:
(MCA 87-4-8; Montana Admin Rules 12-6-13)
Exotic Wildlife Classifications:
Exempts a zoo or roadside menagerie permit, AZA, USDA Class C Exhibitor for 90 days, college, university, or government agency for scientific or public health research, scientific institution, USDA nonprofit that exhibits for educational or scientific purposes, service animal, and nationally or state agency affiliated rescue facility temporary housing exotic wildlife for relocation.
(Montana Admin Rules 12-6-22; MCA 87-5-7)
Native: BANS skunks, foxes, raccoons, and bats except for furbearing enterprises, zoological exhibitions that prohibit public contact, or educational institutions conducting scientific research. (Montana Code 50-23-1)
Furbearers require a fur farm license except when they are not sold
(Montana Code 87-4-10)
Game animals require a Game Farm License
(Montana Admin Rules 12-6-1520 to 1544; Montana Admin Rules 32-4)
Nongame and endangered species are regulated in MC 87-5-1.
Bears, tigers, lions, coyotes and hybrids at least 50% coyote, and wolves and hybrids at least 50% wolf require an ID number from the department tattooed on the inside left thigh less than 6 inches from the abdomen.
(Montana Admin Rules 12-6-19)
Import: Permit required for game, furbearing and wild animals and may be obtained by calling (406) 449-2976 or 449-2043.
(MT Admin Code 32-3-201 to 32-3-211, 32-3-215; MCA 81-2-7)
NO 2018 SESSION
1301 E 6th Ave
Helena, MT 59601
Sessions: Odd Years Only
Convenes: Jan (1st Mon/Wed if Jan 1)
Adjourns: 90 legislative days
During Session: 10 days
After Session: 10 days
Pocket Veto: No
Montana Constitution Art VI Sec 10
Regular Session - October 1
Special Session - Immediately
Montana Statutes 1-2-201