(1)  The 1995 Montana legislature, upon finding that the movement of agricultural crops containing noxious weed seeds, as livestock forage, bedding, mulch, pellets, cubes, grain concentrates and related material was causing new and expanding noxious weed infestations, authorized and directed the Montana Department of Agriculture to implement the Noxious Weed Seed Free Forage Act and to adopt all necessary rules for the exercise of its power under that act.

History: 80-7-909, MCA; IMP, 80-7-902, MCA; NEW, 1996 MAR p. 1361, Eff. 5/24/96; AMD, 2004 MAR p. 311, Eff. 2/13/04.