61-3-707. Health care professional exception. (1) Before a motor vehicle exempted pursuant to 15-6-217 may be operated in Montana, the person responsible for the motor vehicle shall apply for and obtain a window decal from the county treasurer. The fee for the decal is $2, which must be remitted to the state and deposited in the state general fund. The department shall supply the decals to the county treasurers.
(2) An application approved by the department must include a verification from the employer that the person is employed by a Montana health care facility that is located in an area that has been:
(a) designated by the secretary of the federal department of health and human services as a health professional shortage area, as provided in 42 U.S.C. 254(e); or
(b) determined to have a critical shortage of nurses, as provided in 42 U.S.C. 297n(a)(3).
(3) Decals expire each year on December 31 of the year in which issued, and application for renewal of registration must be filed with the county treasurer no later than February 15 of each year. Decals must be color-coded to distinguish the year.
(4) A current window decal must be displayed on the lower right-hand corner of the windshield.