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Montana Department of Justice

Administrative Rules

The Department of Justice develops rules by which it implements state law. The department accepts public comment on proposed rules, which are then filed with the Secretary of State’s Office. That office publishes and distributes the final administrative rules adopted by state agencies, available online at Administrative Rules of Montana and Montana Administrative Register.

Department of Justice rules are found in Title 23 of the Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM):

Emergency Rules

Division Rule Effective Date
None at this time

Proposed Rules

Interested Persons: To receive notice of proposed rules relating to department legislation or a particular division or subject area, fill out the Request for Notice of Rulemaking by an Interested Person form and return it to the Rule Reviewer.

Proposed Rule:
Division: Motor Vehicle Division – Hearing Date: March 19, 2014, beginning at 10am in the auditorium of the Scott Hart Building, 303 North Roberts, Helena, Montana
Comments Due: March 27, 2014, by 5pm
Proposed Rule: In the matter of the adoption of New Rules I through III, pertaining to the license plate age-based reissuance process
Division: Motor Vehicle Division – Hearing Date: May 14, 2014, at 10 a.m., Scott Hart Building, 302 North Roberts, Helena, MT Comments Due: May 7, 2014

Recently Adopted Rules: In the matter of the adoption of New Rules I through III pertaining to school crossing guards

 Division: Motor Vehicle Division – Rule:In the matter of the adoption of New Rules I through III, pertaining to the license plate age-based reissuance process – Effective Date: April 11, 2014

Contact the Department of Justice

To submit comments on proposed Department of Justice administrative rules, contact the Department of Justice:

E-mail: contactdoj@mt.gov
Fax: (406) 444-3549
Mail: Rule Reviewer
Department of Justice
P.O. Box 201401
Helena, MT 59620-1401

Please include your name and complete mailing address.