Part 1 Montana Firearms Freedom Act § 30-20-101 – § 30-20-106
Part 2 Montana Ammunition Availability Act § 30-20-201 – § 30-20-206

Terms Used In Montana Code > Title 30 > Chapter 20

  • Ammunition components: means propellants, primers, and cartridge cases. See Montana Code 30-20-203
  • Borders of Montana: means the boundaries of Montana described in Article I, section 1, of the 1889 Montana constitution. See Montana Code 30-20-103
  • Cartridge cases: means the casings that contain and hold together the propellant, primer, and bullet, which may be formed from brass, aluminum, steel, plastic, or some combination of those or other materials. See Montana Code 30-20-203
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Firearms accessories: means items that are used in conjunction with or mounted upon a firearm but are not essential to the basic function of a firearm, including but not limited to telescopic or laser sights, magazines, flash or sound suppressors, folding or aftermarket stocks and grips, speedloaders, ammunition carriers, and lights for target illumination. See Montana Code 30-20-103
  • Generic and insignificant parts: includes but is not limited to springs, screws, nuts, and pins. See Montana Code 30-20-103
  • Manufactured: means that a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition has been created from basic materials for functional usefulness, including but not limited to forging, casting, machining, or other processes for working materials. See Montana Code 30-20-103
  • Primary business: means a manufacturer in which more than one-half of its product produced is and more than one-half of its gross income comes from sales of ammunition components. See Montana Code 30-20-203
  • Propellant: includes smokeless propellant and black powder. See Montana Code 30-20-203
  • Real property: means lands, tenements, hereditaments, and possessory title to public lands. See Montana Code 1-1-205
  • Small arms: means pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, and other similar devices that are portable by one person, the possession and use of which are protected by Article II, section 12, of the Montana constitution. See Montana Code 30-20-203
  • Small arms primers: means the priming component for a round of ammunition intended for use in small arms that is usually made of a cup, an anvil, and a shock-sensitive chemical compound and is designed to ignite the propellant in an ammunition cartridge for conventional small arms. See Montana Code 30-20-203
  • Smokeless propellant: means a chemical substance designed to expel a projectile from small arms through burning and expansion at a quick but controlled burning rate. See Montana Code 30-20-203
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201