Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 21. Defined Contribution Plan

Distribution Options For Plan Members -- Rulemaking -- Minimum Distribution Requirements -- Restrictions

19-3-2124. Distribution options for plan members -- rulemaking -- minimum distribution requirements -- restrictions. (1) Subject to 19-3-2116, 19-3-2126, and 19-3-2142, a member may, after termination of service, leave the member's vested account balance in the plan, and the member is eligible for a distribution as provided in this section.

(2) After termination of service and upon filing a written application with the board, a member may, if provided for by the board, select a distribution option offered pursuant to a contract negotiated by the board with a plan vendor or vendors.

(3) A member who is less than 70 1/2 years of age if the member was born before July 1, 1949, or less than 72 years of age if the member was born after June 30, 1949, who returns to service may not continue to receive a distribution under this section while actively employed in a covered position.

(4) The board shall adopt rules to administer this section and to provide that distributions comply with the minimum distribution requirements established in the Internal Revenue Code and applicable under 19-2-1007.

History: En. Sec. 57, Ch. 471, L. 1999; amd. Sec. 8, Ch. 423, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 27, Ch. 490, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 172, L. 2021.