33-10-203. Creation of association -- accounts -- supervision by commissioner. (1) There is created a nonprofit legal entity to be known as the Montana life and health insurance guaranty association. A member insurer must be and remain a member of the association as a condition of the member's authority to transact insurance in this state. The association shall perform functions under the plan of operation established and approved under 33-10-216 and shall exercise powers through a board of directors established under 33-10-204.
(2) For purposes of administration and assessment, the association shall maintain two accounts:
(a) the health insurance account; and
(b) the life insurance and annuity account that includes the following subaccounts:
(i) the life insurance account;
(ii) the annuity account that includes contracts owned by a governmental retirement plan or the plan's trustee established under section 401, 403(b), or 457 of the Internal Revenue Code, but does not otherwise include unallocated annuities; and
(iii) the unallocated annuity account that must exclude unallocated annuity contracts owned by a governmental retirement benefit plan or the plan's trustee established under section 401, 403(b), or 457 of the Internal Revenue Code.
(3) The association is under the immediate supervision of the commissioner and is subject to the applicable provisions of the insurance laws of this state.