36.12.1101 PAYMENT DATE FOR FILING OF LATE CLAIMS
(1)For a statement of claim filed after April 30, 1982, but prior to July 1, 1993, the $150 processing fee must be paid to the department.The department shall give notice of payment due by mailing a billing invoice to the current late claim owner or owners as documented in the department's records.If payment is not received within 60 days the department shall send a second notice.If the processing fee is not received within 45 days of the second notice the department shall add a remark to the claim stating: "No processing fee has been received for this late claim.Total amount due $150.00." This remark will also be added to any late claim for which the department is unable to determine a correct address or new owner for a billing invoice that is undeliverable by United States mail.The department will complete its mailing notifications under this rule prior to June 30, 1996.
(2)For a statement of claim filed by a state agency from April 30, 1982 to July 1, 1996, the $150 processing fee must be paid to the department.The department will notify the state agency by billing invoice of the processing fee.The state agency must pay the processing fee to the department by July 30, 1997.If the processing fee is not received by July 30, 1997, the department shall add the remark provided under (1) to the claim.
(3)A processing fee is not required for a statement of claim for a right exempt under the provisions of 85-2-222 , MCA.