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14.6.101    DEFINITIONS

Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, to aid in the implementation of the Montana Greater Sage-Grouse Stewardship Act and as used in these rules:

(1) "Agency" for the purposes of the act means a department, agency, or instrumentality of the state of Montana; a political subdivision of the state; or a tribe. "Agency" is not a private individual, private entity, or private organization recognized by the laws of the state of Montana.

(2) "Department" means the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.

(3) "Invasive weed" means a grass, forb, shrub, or tree (weed) listed on the Montana Invasive and Noxious Weed list or other weed designated by MSGOT as invasive and which has: a known quantifiable negative impact on the quality or quantity of general, core or connectivity sage grouse habitat; or negatively impacts sage grouse populations other than through habitat impacts.

(4) "MSGOT" means the Montana Sage Grouse Oversight Team.

(5) "Organization" means a private entity registered with the Montana Secretary of State authorized to conduct business in the state of Montana.

History: 76-22-104, MCA; IMP, 76-22-105, 76-22-109, 76-22-110, 76-22-112, 76-22-118, MCA; NEW, 2016 MAR p. 458, Eff. 3/5/16.

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