23.3.141 MILITARY PERSONS
(1) Any person who has a valid Montana driver's license at the time of entering active duty with
the armed forces may apply for a military renewal. The military renewal will be valid so long as the person is
assigned to active duty not to exceed 30 days following the date of release
from active duty, unless the license is suspended, revoked, or cancelled prior
to the person's release. Active duty means duty while assigned to any
of the armed forces of the United States except temporary active duty in the
national guard or in any reserve unit for less than 6 months. Active duty does not include full time
active duty with the national guard unless the national guard has been called
to federal service.
(2) If the person on active duty does not apply
for a military renewal, his/her current driver's license will be valid after the date of
expiration for not to exceed 30 days following the date of release from active
duty only when it is in the person's immediate possession and accompanied by his/her
discharge, separation, leave or furlough papers showing the date of entry into
(3) The military renewal is not issued or
available to any person who applies for and receives a Montana driver license
following the date of assignment to active duty. The military renewal does not extend to the spouse or dependents
of the person on active duty.
History: 44-1-203, MCA; IMP, 61-5-104, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, Eff. 12/5/76; AMD, 1983 MAR p. 855, Eff. 7/15/83.