Montana Administrative Register Notice 42-2-899 No. 21   11/14/2013    
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In the matter of the amendment of ARM 42.11.245 relating to liquor advertising








TO: All Concerned Persons


1. On December 27, 2013, the department proposes to amend the above-stated rule.


2. The Department of Revenue will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in the rulemaking process and need an alternative accessible format of this notice. If you require an accommodation, please advise the department of the nature of the accommodation needed, no later than 5 p.m. on December 2, 2013. Please contact Laurie Logan, Department of Revenue, Director's Office, PO Box 7701, Helena, Montana 59604-7701; telephone 406.444.7905; fax 406.444.3696; or e-mail lalogan@mt.gov.


3. The rule proposed to be amended provides as follows, stricken matter interlined, new matter underlined:


42.11.245 ADVERTISING SPECIALTIES (1) Registered representatives are allowed to distribute point of sale advertising materials and consumer advertising specialties to a retailer as set forth in Title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations, regulation number 6.84, in effect on April 1, 2012. Copies may be obtained at the United States Treasury web site located at www.ttb.gov.

(2) remains the same.


AUTH:  16-1-103, 16-1-303, MCA

IMP:  2-4-307, 16-3-103, MCA


REASONABLE NECESSITY: The department proposes to amend ARM 42.11.245 to add in the effective date of the Code of Federal Regulations adopted by reference in the rule.


4. Concerned persons may submit their data, views, or arguments concerning the proposed action in writing to: Laurie Logan, Department of Revenue, Director's Office, PO Box 7701, Helena, Montana 59604-7701; or e-mail lalogan@mt.gov, not later than December 12, 2013.


           5. If persons who are directly affected by the proposed action wish to express their data, views, or arguments orally or in writing at a public hearing, they must make written request for a hearing and submit this request along with any written comments to Laurie Logan at the above address no later than 5:00 p.m., December 12, 2013.


6. If the agency receives requests for a public hearing on the proposed action from either 10 percent or 25, whichever is less, of the persons who are directly affected by the proposed action; from the appropriate administrative rule review committee; from a governmental subdivision or agency; or from an association having no less than 25 members who will be directly affected, a hearing will be held at a later date. Notice of the hearing will be published in the Montana Administrative Register. Ten percent of those persons directly affected has been determined to be 4 based on approximately 40 representatives who are registered as of July 1, 2013.


7. The Department of Revenue maintains a list of interested persons who wish to receive notices of rulemaking actions proposed by this agency. Persons who wish to have their name added to the list shall make a written request, which includes the name and e-mail or mailing address of the person to receive notices and specifies that the person wishes to receive notice regarding particular subject matter or matters. Notices will be sent by e-mail unless a mailing preference is noted in the request. A written request may be mailed or delivered to the person in 4 above or faxed to the office at 406.444.3696, or may be made by completing a request form at any rules hearing held by the Department of Revenue.


8. An electronic copy of this notice is available on the department's web site at revenue.mt.gov. It can be found by selecting the "Administrative Rules" link in the left hand column of the homepage under the "Public Meetings" heading. The department strives to make the electronic copy of this notice conform to the official version of the notice, as printed in the Montana Administrative Register, but advises all concerned persons that in the event of a discrepancy between the official printed text of the notice and the electronic version of the notice, only the official printed text will be considered. While the department also strives to keep its web site accessible at all times, in some instances it may be temporarily unavailable due to system maintenance or technical problems


9. The bill sponsor contact requirements of 2-4-302, MCA, do not apply.


10. With regard to the requirements of 2-4-111, MCA, the department has determined that the proposed amendment to the rule contained in this notice will not significantly or directly impact small businesses.



/s/ Laurie Logan                                           /s/ Mike Kadas

LAURIE LOGAN                                          MIKE KADAS

Rule Reviewer                                             Director of Revenue


Certified to Secretary of State November 4, 2013


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