Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 3. General Prohibitions on Employers

Unlawful For Employer To Require Employee To Pay Cost Of Medical Examination As Condition Of Employment

39-2-301. Unlawful for employer to require employee to pay cost of medical examination as condition of employment. (1) It shall be unlawful for any employer to require any employee or applicant for employment to pay the cost of a medical examination or the cost of furnishing any records of such examination as a condition of employment.

(2) The term "employer", as used in this section, shall mean and include an individual, a partnership, an association, a corporation, a legal representative, trustee, receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, and any common carrier by rail, motor, water, air, or express company doing business in or operating within the state.

(3) The term "employee", as used in this section, shall mean and include any person who may be permitted, required, or directed by any employer, as defined in subsection (2) of this section, in consideration of direct or indirect gain or profit to engage in any employment.

(4) Any employer violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine in any sum not exceeding $100 for each such offense.

History: En. Secs. 1, 2, 3, 4, Ch. 47, L. 1953; R.C.M. 1947, 41-113, 41-114, 41-115, 41-116.