Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 15. Expressive Activity on Campuses


20-25-1507. Remedies. (1) A person or student organization who is aggrieved by a violation of this part may bring an action against a public postsecondary institution and any employees acting in their official capacities who were responsible for the violation and may seek appropriate relief, including but not limited to injunctive relief, monetary damages, reasonable attorney fees, and court costs.

(2) If a court finds that a public postsecondary institution has violated this part, the court shall award damages of at least $2,000 and not more than $75,000 to the aggrieved person or student organization.

(3) A person or student organization may assert a violation of this part as a defense or counterclaim in any disciplinary action or civil or administrative proceeding brought against the person or student organization.

(4) This section may not be construed to limit any other remedy available to any person or student organization.

History: En. Sec. 7, Ch. 231, L. 2021.