Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 23. Compensation Plan Number Three

State Compensation Insurance Fund Created -- Obligation To Insure

39-71-2313. State compensation insurance fund created -- obligation to insure. (1) There is a state compensation insurance fund known as the state fund that is a nonprofit, independent public corporation established for the purpose of allowing an option for employers to insure their liability for workers' compensation and occupational disease coverage under this chapter.

(2) The state fund is required to insure any employer in this state who requests coverage, and it may not refuse to provide coverage unless an employer or the employer's principals have defaulted on a state fund obligation and the default remains unsatisfied.

History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 613, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 8, Ch. 4, Sp. L. May 1990; amd. Sec. 14, Ch. 630, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 305, L. 1995.