Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 23. Compensation Plan Number Three

Collection In Case Of Default

39-71-2340. Collection in case of default. (1) If an employer under plan No. 3 defaults in any payment to the state fund, the state fund may collect the sum due in a civil action in the name of the state. The right of action is cumulative.

(2) If an employer's right to operate has been canceled by the state fund for failure to pay premiums and the state fund finds that the property and assets of the employer are not sufficient to pay the premiums, the state fund may compromise the claim for premiums and accept a payment of an amount less than the total amount due.

History: En. Sec. 40, Ch. 96, L. 1915; re-en. Sec. 3002, R.C.M. 1921; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 201, L. 1935; re-en. Sec. 3002, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 235, L. 1947; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 123, L. 1957; amd. Sec. 181, Ch. 147, L. 1963; amd. Sec. 75, Ch. 23, L. 1975; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 225, L. 1975; R.C.M. 1947, 92-1114(part); amd. Sec. 31, Ch. 613, L. 1989; Sec. 39-71-2308, MCA 1987; redes. 39-71-2340 by Code Commissioner, 1989.