Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 1. General Provisions

Nonliability Of State -- Right To Benefits Subject To Provisions Of Chapter And Extent Of Available Funds

39-51-103. Nonliability of state -- right to benefits subject to provisions of chapter and extent of available funds. (1) Benefits shall be deemed to be due and payable under this chapter only to the extent provided in this chapter and to the extent that moneys are available therefor to the credit of the unemployment insurance fund, and neither the state nor the department shall be liable for any amount in excess of such sums.

(2) The legislature reserves the right to amend or repeal all or any part of this chapter at any time and there shall be no vested private right of any kind against such amendment or repeal. All the rights, privileges, or immunities conferred by this chapter or by acts done pursuant thereto shall exist subject to the power of the legislature to amend or repeal this chapter at any time.

History: (1)En. Sec. 18, Ch. 137, L. 1937; amd. Sec. 32, Ch. 368, L. 1975; Sec. 87-147, R.C.M. 1947; (2)En. Sec. 20, Ch. 137, L. 1937; Sec. 87-150, R.C.M. 1947; R.C.M. 1947, 87-147, 87-150; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 57, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 349, L. 1981.