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SENATE BILL NO. 404
INTRODUCED BY W. MCNUTT, S. BARTLETT, T. BECK, A. BISHOP, J. BOHLINGER, B. CRIPPEN, B. DEPRATU, G. DEVLIN, S. DOHERTY, P. EKEGREN, D. GRIMES, L. GROSFIELD, M. HALLIGAN, D. HARGROVE, J. HARP, R. HOLDEN, R. JABS, J. LYNCH, D. MAHLUM, K. MESAROS, A. MOHL, B. REHBEIN, P. SLITER, M. SPRAGUE, M. TAYLOR, F. THOMAS, B. WILSON
AN ACT PROVIDING THAT THE ASSETS OF AN INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT ARE EXEMPT FROM EXECUTION OF JUDGMENT TO THE EXTENT OF CONTRIBUTION LIMITS TO THE ACCOUNT; PROVIDING THAT THE EXCEPTION DOES NOT APPLY TO CHILD SUPPORT AND CERTAIN FAMILY SUPPORT ORDERS; AMENDING SECTION 25-13-608, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN APPLICABILITY DATE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Section 25-13-608, MCA, is amended to read:
"25-13-608. Property exempt without limitation -- exceptions. (1) A judgment debtor is entitled to exemption from execution of the following:
(a) professionally prescribed health aids for the judgment debtor or a dependent of the judgment debtor;
(b) benefits the judgment debtor has received or is entitled to receive under federal social security or local public assistance legislation, except as provided in subsection (2);
(c) veterans' benefits, except as provided in subsection (2);
(d) disability or illness benefits, except as provided in subsection (2);
(e) except as provided in subsection (2), individual retirement accounts, as defined in 26 U.S.C. 408(a), to the extent of deductible contributions made before the suit resulting in judgment was filed and the earnings on those contributions, and Roth individual retirement accounts, as defined in 26 U.S.C. 408A, to the extent of qualified contributions made before the suit resulting in judgment was filed and the earnings on those contributions;
(e)(f) benefits paid or payable for medical, surgical, or hospital care to the extent they are used or will be used to pay for
the care; (f)(g) maintenance and child support; and (g)(h) a burial plot for the judgment debtor and the debtor's family.
(2) Veterans' and social security legislation benefits based upon remuneration for employment, as defined in 42
and disability benefits, and assets of individual requirement accounts are not exempt from execution if the
debt for which execution is levied is for:
(a) child support; or
(b) maintenance to be paid to a spouse or former spouse if the spouse or former spouse is the custodial parent of a child for whom child support is owed or owing and the judgment debtor is the parent of the child."
Section 2. Applicability. [This act] applies to judgments filed after September 30, 1999.
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