2005 Montana Code Annotated - 61-8-372 — Littering with lighted matches, cigarettes, and other burning material and dumping ashtray prohibited - penalty - posting.


     61-8-372. Littering with lighted matches, cigarettes, and other burning material and dumping ashtray prohibited -- penalty -- posting. (1) A person may not throw away lighted matches, tobacco, cigarettes, cigars, or other lighted material on a forest road, private road, city street, county road, public highway, or railroad right-of-way, except lighted materials used as safety signaling devices, in this state.
     (2) A person may not empty an ashtray containing matches, ashes, cigarette or cigar refuse, or other related material on a forest road, private road, city street, county road, public highway, or railroad right-of-way in this state.
     (3) A person convicted of violating subsection (1) or (2) shall be fined a maximum of $500.
     (4) Municipalities, the forest service, county governments, property owners, public transit operators, federal highway administrators, and any other appropriate entity may, at their discretion, post copies of this section in conspicuous locations.

     History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 67, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 513, L. 2001.

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