2019 Montana Code Annotated
Title 45. Crimes
Chapter 8. Offenses Against Public Order
Part 2. Offensive, Indecent, and Inhumane Conduct
45-8-203. Certain motion picture theater employees not liable for prosecution

Universal Citation: MT Code § 45-8-203 (2019)

45-8-203. Certain motion picture theater employees not liable for prosecution. (1) (a) As used in this section, "employee" means any person regularly employed by the owner or operator of a motion picture theater if the person has no financial interest other than salary or wages in the ownership or operation of the motion picture theater, has no financial interest in or control over the selection of the motion pictures shown in the theater, and is working within the motion picture theater where the person is regularly employed.

(b) The term does not include a manager of the motion picture theater.

(2) An employee is not liable to prosecution under 45-8-201 and 45-8-206 or under any city or county ordinance for exhibiting or possessing with intent to exhibit any obscene motion picture provided the employee is acting within the scope of regular employment at a showing open to the public.

History: En. 94-8-110.3 by Sec. 1, Ch. 76, L. 1974; R.C.M. 1947, 94-8-110.3; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 571, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 1703, Ch. 56, L. 2009.

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