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23.3.960    APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION FOR AN IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE

(1) A manufacturer must submit an application to the Motor Vehicle Division requesting a letter of certification for an IID. 

(2) The manufacturer must:

(a) complete the application for certification for an IID;

(b) give the manufacturer name, physical, mailing, and e-mail addresses, and phone number;

(c) give the manufacturer and, if applicable, the manufacturer's representative's name, physical, mailing, and e-mail addresses, and phone number;

(d) give a detailed description of the IID, including the instruction, installation, and troubleshooting manuals;

(e) give written verification that the IID complies with all applicable standards set under the Model Specifications of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Model Specifications for Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Devices 78 FR 26849-26867 (2013), Montana Code Annotated, and ARM Title 23, including ARM 23.3.957;

(f) give a statement that:

(i) the applicant and their employees will cooperate with the Motor Vehicle Division at all times, including its inspection of the manufacturer or vendor's installation, service, repair, calibration, use, removal, or performance of IID;

(ii) the applicant agrees to give all downloaded IID data, reports, and information related to the IID to the Motor Vehicle Division in an approved electronic format;

(iii) the applicant or their employees agree to give testimony relating to any aspect of the installation, service, repair, calibration, use, removal, or performance of the ignition interlock at no cost on behalf of the State of Montana or any other political subdivision;

(g) give the IID configuration profile;

(h) submit a report from an International Organization For Standardization certified testing laboratory documenting:

(i) the test results of the IID;

(ii) the test results must be dated on or after May 8, 2013;

(iii) the manufacturing date of the IID test samples;

(iv) the serial numbers and firmware and software versions of the devices tested;

(v) all technical specifications describing the accuracy and reliability of the device;

(vi) the test results must verify that the proposed IID meets or exceeds the model specifications of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Model Specifications for Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Devices 78 FR 26849-26867 (2013) and any additional requirements established by the State of Montana;

(vii) authorizing signatures, and attestation by the corporate officers of the independent laboratory indicating the accuracy of the reported results;

(i) the applicant must bear all costs associated with the laboratory analysis and required reporting;

(j) if specifically requested by the Motor Vehicle Division, give two IIDs for field and laboratory testing;

(k) give the alcohol reference value and type of calibration device used to check the IID.

 

History: 61-8-441, MCA; IMP, 61-8-441, MCA; NEW, 2017 MAR p. 896, Eff. 1/1/18.

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