23.16.1826A REPORTING FREQUENCY FOR APPROVED AUTOMATED ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS – EXCEPTIONS
(1) Tier I systems shall transmit the information required by ARM 23.16.2105 each day.
(2) Tier II systems shall transmit the information required by ARM 23.16.2105 at either seven day or 14 day reporting intervals. The election of a specific reporting interval shall be made by the machine owner or a designated representative on the application to utilize an approved automated accounting system (form 34). Route operators shall notify the division of their election of reporting intervals, or change of election of reporting intervals, on form 34(a).
(3) A machine owner or a designated representative who fails to timely transmit the required information will receive a notice from the department identifying the reporting failure. Prior to the next reporting interval, the machine owner or a designated representative must respond to the department notice with a statement explaining the reason for the reporting failure.
(4) When the explanation for the reporting failure does not demonstrate the inability of the machine owner or a designated representative to physically access the machine in order to meet the reporting interval, or when multiple reporting failures demonstrate an inability to physically access the machine, the department may require more frequent reporting intervals, require longer periods of record retention, or take any action authorized under 23-5-136, MCA.
History: 23-5-621, MCA; IMP, 23-5-610, 23-5-621, 23-5-637, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 2916, Eff. 11/23/06; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 2480, Eff. 12/25/09; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 1606, Eff. 9/6/13.