|CITATION||Mont. Code Ann. § 45-8-213|
A reporter in Montana cannot tape record a conversation without knowledge of all parties to the conversation. See Mont. Code ann. § 45-8-213-c.
If one party gives warning, then either party may record. Mont. Code ann. § 45-8-213-1-c-i, ii, iii. It is illegal to purposely intercept an electronic communication. It is also illegal to disclose the contents of an illegally recorded conversation. Mont. Code ann. § 45-8-213-2.
|CONSENT REQUIRED||1 party to communication.|
|PENALTIES||A person convicted of the offense of violating privacy in communications shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and fined an amount not to exceed $500 or be imprisoned in county jail for a term not to exceed six months, or both. Penalties increase with each offense. Mont. Code ann. § 45-8-213-3.|