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     50-4-902. Health insurance purchase mandate prohibited -- exceptions. (1) The state or federal government may not:
     (a) mandate or require a person or entity to purchase health insurance coverage as defined in 33-22-140; or
     (b) impose a penalty, tax, fee, or fine of any type if a person or entity declines to purchase health insurance coverage.
     (2) This section does not apply to a requirement to purchase health insurance coverage that is imposed by:
     (a) a court when an individual or entity is a named party in a judicial dispute;
     (b) the department of public health and human services as part of a child support enforcement action; or
     (c) the Montana university system as a requirement for students.

     History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 310, L. 2011.

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