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HB 107 - Rep. Shane Morigeau (D-MT)
Revise mortgage laws on disclosures, surety bonds, and other requirements
03/19/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING THE MONTANA MORTGAGE ACT; ADDING CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MORTGAGE SERVICERS; ADDING NET WORTH REQUIREMENTS FOR MORTGAGE LENDERS; REVISING DESIGNATED MANAGER AND BRANCH OFFICE REQUIREMENTS; REVISING SURETY BOND REQUIREMENTS; ALLOWING SERVICE BY COMMON COURIER WITH TRACKING CAPABILITY; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY REGARDING FALSE, DECEPTIVE, AND MISLEADING ADVERTISING, INTERNET AND ELECTRONIC ADVERTISING, MORTGAGE SERVICER CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS, AND DESIGNATED MANAGER SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES AND RESTITUTION FROM SERVICE PROVIDERS; AUTHORIZING INVESTIGATION OF SERVICE PROVIDERS; ALLOWING THE DEPARTMENT TO DISCLOSE INFORMATION ABOUT SERVICE PROVIDERS TO LICENSEES; AMENDING MORTGAGE SERVICER COSTS AND FEE ...
HB 111 - Rep. Frank Fleming (R-MT)
Transfer parole supervision of certain youth to youth court
04/13/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING YOUTH COURT LAWS CONCERNING JUVENILE PLACEMENT AND PAROLE SUPERVISION; TRANSFERRING JUVENILE PAROLE SUPERVISION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO THE YOUTH COURT; PROVIDING FOR CONDITIONAL RELEASE IN PLACE OF PAROLE SUPERVISION AND DEFINING THE TERM ""CONDITIONAL RELEASE""; PROVIDING THAT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A YOUTH PLACEMENT COMMITTEE IS PERMISSIVE RATHER THAN MANDATORY; PROVIDING A PROCEDURE WITHIN THE YOUTH COURT FOR CONDUCTING A CONDITIONAL RELEASE REVOCATION HEARING; PROVIDING FOR AN APPROPRIATION; AMENDING SECTIONS 10-1-1402, 20-9-327, 41-5-103, 41-5-121, 41-5-124, 41-5-125, 41-5-130, 41-5-131, 41-5-132, 41-5-215, 41-5-332, 41-5-341, 41-5-1304, 41-5-1432, 41-5-1512, 41-5-1513, 41-5-1522, 41-5-1523, 41-5-1524, 41-5-1604, ...
HB 113 - Rep. Robert Farris-Olsen (D-MT)
Revise the Montana Child Care Act
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING THE MONTANA CHILD CARE ACT; ESTABLISHING LICENSURE CATEGORIES AND REQUIREMENTS; REQUIRING BACKGROUND CHECKS OF CHILD CARE APPLICANTS AND PERSONNEL; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; EXTENDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 15-30-2131, 15-31-131, 15-31-133, 41-3-201, 41-3-205, 50-50-102, 52-2-702, 52-2-703, 52-2-704, 52-2-711, 52-2-713, 52-2-721, 52-2-722, 52-2-723, 52-2-724, 52-2-725, 52-2-726, 52-2-731, 52-2-732, 52-2-733, 52-2-736, 52-2-741, AND 76-2-412, MCA.""
HB 115 - Rep. Julie Dooling (R-MT)
Generally revise motor vehicle laws
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS; PROVIDING AND CONSOLIDATING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; ALLOWING FOR ELECTRONIC DRIVER REHABILITATION PROGRAMS; REMOVING THE REQUIREMENT FOR VEHICLE TITLES TO BE NOTARIZED; REQUIRING CERTAIN TRAILER, SEMITRAILER, POLE TRAILER, MOTORCYCLE, AND QUADRICYCLE REGISTRATION FEES TO BE PAID ANNUALLY; PROVIDING AND REVISING DEFINITIONS; REQUIRING A RESIDENCE ADDRESS FOR REAL ID-COMPLIANT DRIVER'S LICENSE; ALLOWING SELF-CERTIFICATION FOR VISION AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ONLINE OR MAIL DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWALS; AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO SEND ELECTRONIC RENEWAL NOTICES; AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO PROVIDE AND CHARGE FEES FOR EXPEDITED DELIVERY SERVICE; ALLOWING THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO WAIVE THE ...
HB 122 - Rep. Kerry White (R-MT)
Establish memorial highway for West Yellowstone police officer Patrick Kramer
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PATRICK KRAMER MEMORIAL HIGHWAY IN GALLATIN COUNTY; DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO INSTALL SIGNS AT THE LOCATION AND TO INCLUDE THE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY ON THE NEXT PUBLICATION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY MAP; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 130 - Rep. John Fuller (R-MT)
Revise income tax law to exempt military pensions
04/11/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT EXEMPTING MILITARY PENSION OR RETIREMENT INCOME AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM STATE INCOME TAXATION; PROVIDING THE EXEMPTION TO RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES, A RESERVE COMPONENT, OR THE NATIONAL GUARD; EXPANDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTION 15-30-2110, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND A RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY DATE.""
HB 133 - Rep. Zach Brown (D-MT)
Grant disabled veterans free airport parking
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING FOR FREE AIRPORT PARKING FOR DISABLED VETERANS; AND SUPERSEDING THE UNFUNDED MANDATE LAWS.""
HB 136 - Rep. Kimberly Dudik (D-MT)
Abolish premarital blood test for women
03/07/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ABOLISHING THE PREMARITAL BLOOD TEST FOR WOMEN; AMENDING SECTIONS 40-1-202, 40-1-203, AND 40-1-311, MCA; REPEALING SECTIONS 40-1-204, 40-1-205, 40-1-206, 40-1-207, 40-1-208, AND 40-1-209, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
HB 145 - Rep. Daniel Zolnikov (R-MT)
Generally revise gun laws
03/07/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING THAT WHEN A PERSON WITH A CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT MOVES TO A DIFFERENT CITY OR COUNTY, THEY DO NOT HAVE TO NOTIFY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT; AMENDING SECTION 45-8-322, MCA; AND REPEALING SECTION 45-8-325, MCA.""
HB 150 - Rep. Frank Garner (R-MT)
Generally revise 9-1-1 laws
04/18/2019 - Signed by Governor
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING 9-1-1 LAWS; PROVIDING FOR TRIBAL GOVERNMENT PARTICIPATION IN THE 9-1-1 ADVISORY COUNCIL, 9-1-1 PLANNING ACTIVITIES, AND 9-1-1 DISTRIBUTIONS; REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION TO ESTABLISH ALLOWABLE USES FOR CERTAIN DISTRIBUTIONS; CLARIFYING DISTRIBUTIONS; PROVIDING THE DEPARTMENT WITH RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; ALLOWING GRANT DISTRIBUTIONS TO PAY FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS; TRANSFERRING MONEY INTO THE BASELINE NEXT-GENERATION 9-1-1 ACCOUNT; EXTENDING DEADLINES FOR NEXT-GENERATION 9-1-1 PLANNING AND GRANT DISTRIBUTIONS; EXTENDING DEADLINES FOR STATEWIDE 9-1-1 PLANNING; PROVIDING STATUTORY APPROPRIATIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 10-4-101, 10-4-103, 10-4-105, 10-4-107, 10-4-108, 10-4-109, 10-4-304, 10-4-305, 10-4-306, 10-4-308, 10-4-309, 10-4-314, AND ...
HB 158 - Rep. Rae Peppers (D-MT)
Revise and fund purple heart scholarship , include higher medals
04/18/2019 - Signed by Governor
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING THE PURPLE HEART SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; INCLUDING RECIPIENTS OF HIGHER MEDALS FOR COMBAT-RELATED SERVICE; ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL REVENUE ACCOUNT; PROVIDING FOR A TRANSFER AND AN APPROPRIATION; AMENDING SECTION 10-2-118, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 16 - Rep. Dave Fern (D-MT)
Establish affordable housing loan program
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING FUNDING FOR LOW-INCOME AND MODERATE-INCOME HOUSING LOANS WITH MONEY FROM THE PERMANENT COAL SEVERANCE TAX TRUST FUND; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 17-6-308, 90-6-132, AND 90-6-136, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 172 - Rep. David Bedey (R-MT)
Establish county veterans' service offices
04/23/2019 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ALLOWING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF COUNTY AND MULTICOUNTY VETERANS' SERVICE OFFICES; PROVIDING FOR A STATE GRANT PROGRAM FOR COUNTY VETERANS' SERVICE OFFICES; PROVIDING AN APPROPRIATION; AMENDING SECTION 10-2-115, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND A TERMINATION DATE.""
HB 179 - Rep. Alan Redfield (R-MT)
Establish license and qualifications for veterinary technicians
03/19/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CREATING A LICENSE AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS UNDER THE BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE; OUTLINING A SCOPE OF PRACTICE FOR LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIANS; PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR FALSELY CLAIMING TO BE A LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN; ADDING A MEMBER TO THE BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE TO REPRESENT LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIANS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 2-15-1742, 37-18-101, 37-18-102, 37-18-104, AND 37-18-502, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN A DELAYED EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 187 - Rep. Mary Ann Dunwell (D-MT)
Revise laws related to youth suicide prevention
01/24/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING LAWS RELATED TO YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION; ESTABLISHING EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION GRANTS; APPROPRIATING FUNDS; AMENDING SECTION 53-21-1101, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 189 - Rep. Kimberly Dudik (D-MT)
Revise parenting plan laws based on age
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT INCLUDING THE AGE OF THE CHILD AS A FACTOR IN REVISING A PARENTING PLAN; AMENDING SECTION 40-4-219, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 2 - Rep. Nancy Ballance (R-MT)
General Appropriations Act
04/18/2019 - Motion Failed
HB 208 - Rep. Moffie Funk (D-MT)
Establishing family medical leave insurance
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CREATING A MONTANA FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE INSURANCE ACT; CREATING AN ENTERPRISE FUND WITH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM NONEXEMPT EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES; PROVIDING CRITERIA FOR BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY, DURATION OF BENEFITS, COORDINATION OF BENEFITS, AND TERMS FOR MAKING CONTRIBUTIONS; IMMUNIZING THE STATE FROM TOTAL FUND LIABILITY IN CASE OF INSOLVENCY; PROVIDING THE COMMISSIONER OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY WITH THE DUTY TO DETERMINE AND MAINTAIN FUND SOLVENCY; EXTENDING PROTECTIONS FOR JOB RIGHTS AND HEALTH INFORMATION PRIVACY TO THOSE USING BENEFITS; PROVIDING FOR PUBLIC OUTREACH AND NOTIFICATIONS; PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR MISREPRESENTATIONS AND FAILURE TO FORWARD CONTRIBUTIONS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTION 2-18-606, MCA; AND PROVIDING A DELAYED ...
HB 219 - Rep. Shane Morigeau (D-MT)
Establish Indigenous Peoples Day in Montana
04/01/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING LEGAL HOLIDAYS IN MONTANA; ESTABLISHING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY; REMOVING COLUMBUS DAY; AND AMENDING SECTION 1-1-216, MCA.""
HB 250 - Rep. Kenneth Holmlund (R-MT)
Extend special event permit conditions for wineries
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT EXTENDING THE CONDITIONS FOR A WINERY TO SELL UNDER SPECIAL EVENT PERMITS; AMENDING SECTIONS 16-3-103, 16-4-301, 16-4-501, AND 16-4-1002, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 261 - Rep. Ross Fitzgerald (R-MT)
Revise alcohol special permit laws to allow certain sporting events
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING SPECIAL PERMIT ALCOHOL LAWS TO ALLOW CERTAIN ORGANIZATIONS TO SERVE BEER AND WINE AT AMATEUR SPORTING CONTESTS; REVISING SEATING REQUIREMENTS FOR FACILITIES THAT HOST SPORTING CONTESTS; REVISING SPECIAL PERMIT FEES FOR CERTAIN SPORTING CONTESTS; AMENDING SECTIONS 16-4-301 AND 16-4-501, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 268 - Rep. Sharon Greef (R-MT)
Revise conciliation rules in cases of divorce
04/17/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING THE MONTANA CONCILIATION LAW; PROVIDING FOR THE STAYING OF DISSOLUTION, LEGAL SEPARATION, OR ANNULMENT PROCEEDINGS TO ALLOW THE PARTIES TO EXPLORE RECONCILIATION; AMENDING SECTIONS 40-3-102, 40-4-104, 40-4-107, AND 40-4-136, MCA; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 40-3-103, 40-3-104, 40-3-111, 40-3-112, 40-3-113, 40-3-114, 40-3-115, 40-3-116, 40-3-121, 40-3-122, 40-3-123, 40-3-124, 40-3-125, 40-3-126, AND 40-3-127, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 275 - Rep. Frank Garner (R-MT)
Revise hunting privileges for purple heart recipients
04/10/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING THE DONATION OF HUNTING LICENSES TO PURPLE HEART RECIPIENTS; AMENDING SECTION 87-2-815, MCA; AND PROVIDING A DELAYED EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 277 - Rep. Bruce Grubbs (R-MT)
Revise alcohol special permits to allow liquor
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING SPECIAL PERMIT ALCOHOL LAWS TO ALLOW SPECIAL PERMITS TO SELL LIQUOR; ALLOWING CERTAIN ORGANIZATIONS TO SELL LIQUOR OR BEER AND WINE THROUGH SPECIAL PERMITS; ALLOWING NONPROFIT ARTS ORGANIZATIONS TO SELL LIQUOR OR BEER AND WINE THROUGH SPECIAL PERMITS; REQUIRING PERMIT HOLDERS SELLING LIQUOR TO COMPLY WITH THE RESPONSIBLE ALCOHOL SALES AND SERVICE ACT; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 16-4-301, 16-4-303, 16-4-501, 16-4-1002, 16-4-1003, AND 16-4-1005, MCA.""
HB 285 - Rep. Vince Ricci (R-MT)
Establish the Pearl Harbor Veterans Memorial Highway
04/18/2019 - Signed by Governor
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PEARL HARBOR VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY IN YELLOWSTONE COUNTY; DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO INSTALL SIGNS AT THE LOCATION AND TO INCLUDE THE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY ON THE NEXT STATE HIGHWAY MAP; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 293 - Rep. Wylie Galt (R-MT)
Provide for film tax credits
04/23/2019 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CREATING THE ""MONTANA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY ADVANCEMENT ACT"" (MEDIA) TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX INCENTIVES FOR CERTAIN EXPENDITURES RELATED TO FILM, TELEVISION, AND RELATED MEDIA PRODUCTION; PROVIDING A TAX CREDIT TO PRODUCTION COMPANIES FOR CERTAIN MEDIA PRODUCTION EXPENDITURES MADE IN MONTANA; PROVIDING THAT THE CREDIT MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD OR TRANSFERRED TO A MONTANA TAXPAYER; REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO ADMINISTER THE TRANSFER OF THE TAX CREDITS; PROVIDING FOR A TRANSFER FEE; PROVIDING A TAX CREDIT FOR POSTPRODUCTION MONTANA WAGE EXPENDITURES INCURRED IN MONTANA IF A MAJORITY OF THE POSTPRODUCTION WORK IS DONE IN MONTANA; REQUIRING A PRODUCTION COMPANY TO APPLY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE FOR STATE CERTIFICATION TO QUALIFY FOR THE ...
HB 300 - Rep. Kerry White (R-MT)
Generally revise taxes and the distribution of revenue through sales tax
04/10/2019 - Motion Failed
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING TAXATION AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF TAX REVENUE WHILE PROVIDING FOR THE ELIMINATION OF PROPERTY TAXES FOR CLASS 3, CLASS 4, AND CLASS 10 PROPERTY; ENACTING A GENERAL STATEWIDE SALES TAX AND USE TAX; PROVIDING FOR THE COLLECTION OF SALES TAXES FROM CERTAIN REMOTE SELLERS; ELIMINATING PROPERTY TAX LEVY AUTHORITY FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND SCHOOLS; REPLACING CERTAIN STATE MILL LEVIES WITH A STATE MILL LEVY ON CENTRALLY ASSESSED PROPERTY FOR SCHOOL FUNDING; REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO CLOSE COUNTY PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION OFFICES; PROVIDING FOR AN EXEMPTION FROM THE STATE MILL LEVY FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY; REVISING GASOLINE TAX ALLOCATIONS TO PROVIDE MORE MONEY TO THE HIGHWAY RESTRICTED ACCOUNT, THE HIGHWAY PATROL ADMINISTRATION ...
HB 305 - Rep. Thomas Winter (D-MT)
Revise laws on national guard state duty for special work
04/18/2019 - Signed by Governor
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING THE DEFINITION OF STATE DUTY FOR SPECIAL WORK BY MONTANA NATIONAL GUARD PERSONNEL; CLARIFYING THAT THE DUTY MUST BE STATE-FUNDED AND FOR ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE SCOPE OF DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS BUT NOT FOR DECLARED STATE EMERGENCIES SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES THAT DO NOT REQUIRE A DECLARATION OF A STATE EMERGENCY PROVIDING STATE DUTY FOR SPECIAL WORK IS LIMITED TO EXISTING PROVISIONS IN PREPARATION FOR DECLARATIONS OF EMERGENCIES AND DISASTERS AND CYBER-SECURITY OPERATIONS; AMENDING SECTION 10-1-505, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 32 - Rep. Willis Curdy (D-MT)
Revise laws related to aquatic invasive species programs
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING LAWS RELATED TO AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAMS; REQUIRING AN AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES PREVENTION PASS FOR OPERATION OF VESSELS; ESTABLISHING FEES; REVISING PREVENTION PASS FEES FOR ANGLERS; PROVIDING FOR TRANSFERS OF GENERAL FUND; PROVIDING A STATUTORY APPROPRIATION; AMENDING SECTIONS 15-1-122, 17-7-502, 80-7-1004, 87-2-130, AND 87-2-903, MCA; AMENDING SECTIONS 19 AND 21, CHAPTER 387, LAWS OF 2017; REPEALING SECTION 7, CHAPTER 387, LAWS OF 2017; AND PROVIDING EFFECTIVE DATES.""
HB 322 - Rep. John Fuller (R-MT)
Remove requirement to provide SSN on concealed weapons permit application
04/03/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REMOVING THE REQUIREMENT TO PROVIDE A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER FROM THE CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT APPLICATION FORM; AND AMENDING SECTION 45-8-322, MCA.""
HB 335 - Rep. Connie Keogh (D-MT)
Generally revise laws to create and amend parenting plans
04/02/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATED TO PARENTING PLANS; REQUIRING AN AFFIDAVIT TO BE FILED IN SUPPORT OF AN AMENDMENT TO A PARENTING PLAN REQUIRED WHEN ONE PARENT CHANGES RESIDENCE; CLARIFYING THE THRESHOLD FOR ESTABLISHING CHANGED CIRCUMSTANCES; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; REVISING PROCEDURES OF AFFIDAVIT PRACTICE; AMENDING SECTIONS 40-4-212, 40-4-217, 40-4-219, AND 40-4-220, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 35 - Rep. Ed Buttrey (R-MT)
Revise alcohol laws regarding auctions and quota areas
04/10/2019 - Signed by Speaker
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING ALCOHOL LICENSING LAWS; REVISING LAWS RELATING TO COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESSES; REVISING PROCEDURES FOR COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESSES FOR ALL-BEVERAGES, RETAIL BEER AND WINE, AND RESTAURANT BEER AND WINE LICENSES; REMOVING THE TERMINATION DATE APPLICABLE TO COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESSES; REVISING LAWS RELATING TO QUOTA AREA DETERMINATIONS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 16-4-105, 16-4-201, 16-4-204, 16-4-207, 16-4-305, 16-4-306, 16-4-402, 16-4-420, AND 23-5-119, MCA; REPEALING SECTIONS 2, 5, 8, 10, 12, 14, AND 17, CHAPTER 5, SPECIAL LAWS OF NOVEMBER 2017; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND A RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY DATE.""
HB 353 - Rep. Kathy Kelker (D-MT)
Generally revise laws related to alcohol and drug addiction
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATED TO ALCOHOL AND DRUG ADDICTION; REVISING TERMS USED TO DESCRIBE ALCOHOL AND DRUG ADDICTION; REVISING THE STATE POLICY ON TREATMENT OF ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG DEPENDENCY TO STATE THAT TREATMENT SHOULD BE A PRIORITY; PROVIDING THAT PUBLIC INCAPACITATION IS NOT A CRIME; LIMITING A LOCAL GOVERNMENT FROM SANCTIONING OR PENALIZING BEING FOUND IN AN INCAPACITATED STATE IN PUBLIC; REVISING LAWS RELATED TO INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT OF AN ALCOHOLIC TO INCLUDE A PERSON WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 7-32-4302, 16-1-404, 16-1-406, 16-1-411, 37-35-102, 37-38-102, 40-4-212, 47-1-104, 53-1-601, 53-1-602, 53-1-603, 53-24-101, 53-24-102, 53-24-103, 53-24-104, 53-24-106, 53-24-107, 53-24-108, 53-24-204, 53-24-206, 53-24-207, ...
HB 370 - Rep. Becky Beard (R-MT)
Generally revise notary laws
04/03/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATED TO NOTARIAL OFFICERS AND NOTARIAL ACTS; REVISING PROVISIONS RELATED TO ELECTRONIC RECORDS, REMOTE NOTARIZATION, AND THE USE OF ELECTRONIC NOTARIZATION SYSTEMS AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY; PROVIDING FOR CREDENTIAL ANALYSIS, AUTHENTICATION ASSESSMENTS, AND SECURITY PROCEDURES; REVISING PROVISIONS RELATED TO DOCUMENTATION, REQUIRED INFORMATION, FORMS, SIGNATURES, AND STAMPS; REVISING PROVISIONS RELATED TO JOURNALS, AUDIO-VIDEO RECORDINGS, AND THE SECURITY, ACCESS, AND RETENTION OF JOURNALS AND RECORDINGS; REVISING PROVISIONS RELATED TO QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING; AUTHORIZING THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CHARGE FEES FOR TRAINING; INCREASING THE SURETY BOND AMOUNT REQUIRED; REVISING AUTHORITY TO REFUSE TO PERFORM A NOTARIAL ACT; ...
HB 382 - Rep. Mary Caferro (D-MT)
Revise requirements for automobile traffic safety insurance discounts
04/01/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING INSURANCE LAWS THAT PROVIDE FOR A DISCOUNT FOR COMPLETING HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAMS; INCREASING THE TIME A TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM MAY BE EFFECTIVE FOR INSURANCE DISCOUNTS; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 33-16-223 AND 33-16-230, MCA.""
HB 385 - Rep. Wylie Galt (R-MT)
Authorize blackjack to be played in licensed establishments
04/09/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT LEGALIZING BLACKJACK OR TWENTY-ONE UNDER THE CARD GAMES ACT; ALLOWING A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION CERTAIN NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS LICENSED AS A CARD ROOM CONTRACTOR CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE BLACKJACK; CREATING A STATE SPECIAL REVENUE ACCOUNT; TAXING PROCEEDS FROM BLACKJACK TABLES; LIMITING THE NUMBER OF TABLES PER ESTABLISHMENT; SETTING A MAXIMUM BET LIMIT; PROVIDING DISTRIBUTION OF A PORTION OF THE REVENUE THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2024 FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES; EXPANDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 23-5-112, 23-5-308, 23-5-309, 23-5-311, 23-5-312, AND 23-5-317, MCA; AND PROVIDING A DELAYED EFFECTIVE DATE AND A TERMINATION DATE.""
HB 4 - Rep. Dan Bartel (R-MT)
Appropriations by Budget Amendment
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEY THAT WOULD USUALLY BE APPROPRIATED BY BUDGET AMENDMENT TO VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2019; PROVIDING THAT CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS CONTINUE INTO STATE AND FEDERAL FISCAL YEARS 2020 AND 2021; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 410 - Rep. Dennis Lenz (R-MT)
Generally revise laws related to child protective services
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATED TO CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES; DEFINING ""IMMEDIATE OR APPARENT DANGER""; REQUIRING CERTAIN EMPLOYEES TO UNDERGO CONTINUING EDUCATION AND DRUG TESTING AND WEAR BODY CAMERAS DURING CONTACT WITH A CHILD; REQUIRING APPOINTMENT OF A GUARDIAN AD LITEM WHEN ABUSE OR NEGLECT IS ALLEGED; REVISING THE PROCEDURE FOR RECEIVING AND RESPONDING TO REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT; REVISING PURPOSES FOR WHICH CONFIDENTIAL CASE INFORMATION MAY BE USED; REVISING EMERGENCY CHILD PROTECTIVE PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS; REQUIRING THAT A PARENTAL VISITATION SCHEDULE BE INCLUDED IN A TREATMENT PLAN; PREVENTING A CONTRIBUTION ORDER FROM BEING MODIFIED EXCEPT BY WRITTEN COURT ORDER; AMENDING SECTIONS 40-4-205, 41-3-102, 41-3-108, 41-3-112, 41-3-202, ...
HB 412 - Rep. Brad Hamlett (D-MT)
Change the opt-in for TBI to an opt-out on vehicle registration forms
04/16/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING THE MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY DONATION LAWS; PROVIDING FOR THE USE OF THE FUNDS TO EDUCATE AND SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES LIVING WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES; CREATING A SUICIDE PREVENTION ACCOUNT; CHANGING THE CONTRIBUTION TO AN AUTOMATIC DONATION WITH AN OPT-OUT PROVISION; PROVIDING FOR NOTICE; PROVIDING APPROPRIATIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 2-15-2218 AND, 61-3-303, AND 61-3-315, MCA; AND PROVIDING A DELAYED EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 422 - Rep. Ed Buttrey (R-MT)
Increase amount available for Montana veteran home loan program
04/18/2019 - Signed by Governor
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF FUNDS AVAILABLE FROM THE PERMANENT COAL TAX TRUST FUND FOR THE MONTANA VETERANS' HOME LOAN MORTGAGE PROGRAM; AMENDING SECTIONS 17-6-308 AND 90-6-603, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 423 - Rep. Ed Buttrey (R-MT)
Provide discount state park camping for veterans
04/17/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING A CAMPING FEE DISCOUNT AT STATE PARKS FOR VETERANS; AND AMENDING SECTION 23-1-105, MCA.""
HB 46 - Rep. Lola Sheldon-Galloway (R-MT)
Eliminate or revise MCA references to Article II, section 36, of MT Constitution
02/14/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING OR ELIMINATING STATUTORY REFERENCES TO ARTICLE II, SECTION 36, OF THE MONTANA CONSTITUTION; AMENDING SECTIONS 46-18-1101 AND 53-1-203, MCA; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 46-11-801, 46-24-301, 46-24-302, AND 46-24-307, MCA.""
HB 460 - Rep. Daniel Zolnikov (R-MT)
Require employers to allow veterans the day off on Veterans' Day
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REQUIRING EMPLOYERS TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES WHO ARE VETERANS TO HAVE THE DAY OFF ON VETERANS' DAY; AND PROVIDING AN EXCEPTION.""
HB 464 - Rep. Jasmine Krotkov (D-MT)
Create a hazardous materials spill response task force
02/27/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ESTABLISHING A HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE AND PREPAREDNESS TASK FORCE; ESTABLISHING MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING AN APPROPRIATION; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND A TERMINATION DATE.""
HB 47 - Rep. Terry Moore (R-MT)
Generally revise criminal records laws
02/26/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING CRIMINAL RECORDS LAWS; REVISING WHEN AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS CITED OR ARRESTED MUST BE PHOTOGRAPHED AND FINGERPRINTED; ELIMINATING A REQUIREMENT TO RETURN FINGERPRINT AND PHOTOGRAPH INFORMATION TO CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS; REVISING WHEN A VICTIM MUST BE NOTIFIED OF A REQUEST FOR EXPUNGEMENT OF MISDEMEANOR RECORDS; REVISING THE CRIMES FOR WHICH EXPUNGEMENT MAY NOT BE PRESUMED; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 44-5-202 AND 46-18-1101, MCA.""
HB 470 - Rep. Willis Curdy (D-MT)
Revise disability parking laws
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING PARKING LAWS; SUBSTITUTING ""DISABILITY PARKING PERMIT"" FOR ""SPECIAL PARKING PERMIT""; SUBSTITUTING ""ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACE"" FOR ""SPECIAL PARKING SPACE""; SETTING MINIMUM NUMBERS OF ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES; DEFINING TERMS; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 7-5-2109, 7-5-4104, 49-4-301, 49-4-302, 49-4-303, 49-4-304, 49-4-305, 49-4-306, 49-4-307, 49-4-310, AND 61-3-332, MCA.""
HB 475 - Rep. Brad Tschida (R-MT)
Allow parimutuel sports betting under the board of horseracing.
04/15/2019 - 2nd Reading Indefinitely Postponed
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ALLOWING FOR MONTANA PARIMUTUEL SPORTS WAGERING THROUGH THE BOARD OF HORSERACING; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS AND CLARIFYING PARIMUTUEL FANTASY SPORTS; PROVIDING AUTHORITY FOR THE BOARD TO CONDUCT SPORTS WAGERING THROUGH PARIMUTUEL FACILITIES AND PARIMUTUEL NETWORKS; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 23-4-101, 23-4-104, 23-4-201, 23-4-202, 23-4-301, 23-4-302, 23-4-304, 23-5-112, 23-5-801, 23-5-802, 23-5-805, AND 23-5-806, MCA.""
HB 476 - Rep. Jim Keane (D-MT)
Provide low-interest loans for coal-fired generation
04/09/2019 - Signed by Speaker
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING BOARD OF INVESTMENT LOANS FOR COAL-FIRED GENERATION AND ASSOCIATED TRANSMISSION; ALLOWING THE BOARD OF INVESTMENTS TO MAKE LOANS FROM THE MONTANA PERMANENT COAL TAX TRUST TO A PUBLIC UTILITY; ALLOWING THE USE OF LOANS FOR COAL, COAL IMPROVEMENTS, ADDITIONAL COAL INTERESTS, AND ASSOCIATED TRANSMISSION; REVISING LOAN REQUIREMENTS; REVISING LOAN LIMITATIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 17-6-302, 17-6-308, 17-6-311, AND 17-6-317, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 482 - Rep. Alan Doane (R-MT)
Require agency reporting on financial assistance to tribes
04/16/2019 - Signed by Speaker
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REQUIRING DESIGNATED STATE AGENCIES TO SUBMIT REPORTS TO THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND PROGRAM PLANNING ON INFORMATION RELATED TO FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDED TO TRIBAL ENTITIES; REQUIRING THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND PROGRAM PLANNING TO COMPILE A REPORT ON FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY DESIGNATED STATE AGENCIES DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY TO TRIBAL ENTITIES AND SUBMIT THE REPORT IN AN ELECTRONIC FORMAT TO THE STATE-TRIBAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE AND THE OFFICE OF STATE DIRECTOR OF INDIAN AFFAIRS; REQUIRING THE REPORT COMPILED BY THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND PROGRAM PLANNING TO BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE OF THE OFFICE OF STATE DIRECTOR OF INDIAN AFFAIRS; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 493 - Rep. Wendy McKamey (R-MT)
Revise laws related to boycotts of Israel and state investments
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING STATE INVESTMENT LAWS RELATED TO BOYCOTTS OF ISRAEL; REQUIRING THE BOARD OF INVESTMENTS TO IDENTIFY COMPANIES ENGAGING IN A BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL; REQUIRING THE BOARD OF INVESTMENTS TO SELL ASSETS DIRECTLY INVESTED IN COMPANIES ENGAGED IN A BOYCOTT AND TO REQUEST THAT MANAGERS OF INDIRECT HOLDINGS CONSIDER SELLING THOSE ASSETS; PROVIDING EXCEPTIONS; REQUIRING CERTAIN ANNUAL REPORTS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AND AMENDING SECTION 17-6-201, MCA.""
HB 494 - Rep. Zach Brown (D-MT)
Allow for tiny homes and tiny homes on wheels
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING TRAVEL TRAILER LAWS; STATING A PURPOSE; ALLOWING A TRAVEL TRAILER TO BE MADE INTO A TINY HOME ON WHEELS; DEFINING ""TINY HOME"", ""TINY HOME ON WHEELS"", AND ""TINY HOME VILLAGE""; ALLOWING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO REGULATE TINY HOME VILLAGES; EXEMPTING TINY HOMES AND TINY HOMES ON WHEELS FROM TITLE 50, CHAPTER 60; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 15-6-228, 15-24-201, 50-60-102, AND 61-1-101, MCA.""
HB 495 - Rep. Robert Farris-Olsen (D-MT)
Expand exemptions from collections to include student loans
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING PROPERTY EXEMPT FROM EXECUTION; EXEMPTING FEDERAL AND STATE PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS FROM EXECUTION; EXEMPTING STUDENT LOAN BENEFITS FROM EXECUTION; AND AMENDING SECTION 25-13-608, MCA.""
HB 5 - Rep. Jim Keane (D-MT)
Long-Range Building Appropriations
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2021; PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO THE APPROPRIATIONS; PROVIDING FOR A TRANSFER OF FUNDS FROM THE STATE GENERAL FUND TO THE LONG-RANGE BUILDING PROGRAM ACCOUNT; PROVIDING APPROVAL OF LEASED SPACE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 2-17-101(5), MCA; AND PROVIDING EFFECTIVE DATES.""
HB 502 - Rep. Tom Burnett (R-MT)
Revise child protection laws
04/13/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING INVESTIGATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INTO CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTS; REVISING WHERE A LEGISLATOR MAY VIEW CERTAIN RECORDS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 41-3-102, 41-3-202, 41-3-203, 41-3-204, 41-3-205, 41-3-208, AND 50-16-603, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
HB 515 - Rep. Barry Usher (R-MT)
Generally revise motor vehicle laws
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS; PROVIDING FOR REVOCATION OF A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR SEVERE FORMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING; REVISING THE DRIVER REHABILITATION PROGRAM; REVISING LICENSE REQUIREMENTS AND RENEWALS; ALLOWING A KNOWLEDGE TEST REGARDING MILITARY COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE EXPERIENCE; REVISING SURRENDER REQUIREMENTS FOR REVOKED DRIVER'S LICENSES; REVISING RESTORATION REQUIREMENTS; REVISING SELF-INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS; ELIMINATING CERTAIN INDEMNITY BONDS; REVISING RECORDKEEPING; LIMITING DISCLOSURE OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS; REVISING MOVING VIOLATIONS PROVISIONS FOR HABITUAL OFFENDERS; AMENDING SECTIONS 61-2-302, 61-5-111, 61-5-123, 61-5-209, 61-6-131, 61-6-157, 61-6-301, 61-6-302, 61-6-303, 61-11-102, 61-11-203, AND 61-11-508, MCA; ...
HB 52 - Rep. Jim Keane (D-MT)
Revise funding for various economic development programs
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING AND MAKING PERMANENT CERTAIN FUND TRANSFERS AND STATUTORY APPROPRIATIONS RELATED TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS; REVISING LAWS RELATED TO THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL; ELIMINATING RESEARCH AND COMMERCIALIZATION PROGRAM AND FUNDING; AMENDING SECTIONS 10-2-112, 10-2-603, 10-3-801, 15-1-122, 15-35-108, 90-3-1002, AND 90-3-1003, 17-7-502, 80-11-901, 81-1-112, AND 90-9-202, MCA; AMENDING SECTION 10, CHAPTER 10, SPECIAL LAWS OF MAY 2000, SECTION SECTIONS 3 AND 6, CHAPTER 481, LAWS OF 2003, AND SECTION SECTIONS 2 AND 3, CHAPTER 459, LAWS OF 2009; REPEALING SECTION 6, CHAPTER 481, LAWS OF 2003, AND SECTION 3, CHAPTER 459, LAWS OF 2009; REPEALING SECTIONS 90-3-1001, 90-3-1002, ...
HB 520 - Rep. Ray Shaw (R-MT)
Revise funding for livestock loss board
04/16/2019 - Transmitted to Governor
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT INCREASING A GENERAL FUND TRANSFER FOR LIVESTOCK LOSS PROGRAMS; AMENDING SECTION 15-1-122, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 523 - Rep. Katie Sullivan (D-MT)
Revise state trade and marketing promotion activities
04/13/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING TRADE AND MARKETING ACTIVITIES BY THE STATE; EXPANDING DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ACTIVITIES NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY; INCORPORATING TRADE PROMOTION AND MARKETING INTO STATE WORKFORCE INNOVATION BOARD ACTIVITIES; ADDING A FOCUS ON RURAL, VETERAN, MINORITY, AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES; ADDING A FOCUS ON RURAL, VETERAN, MINORITY, AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 53-2-1203, 90-1-101, 90-1-105, 90-1-112, AND 90-1-144, MCA.""
HB 524 - Rep. Marvin Weatherwax (D-MT)
Generally revise laws related to creation of tribal monument and flag circle
04/16/2019 - Signed by Speaker
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING LAWS RELATED TO INSTALLATION OF AN AMERICAN INDIAN MONUMENT AND TRIBAL FLAGS ON THE CAPITOL COMPLEX; CLARIFYING ROLES OF THE GOVERNOR AND THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE; ADDING REPRESENTATION BY THE LITTLE SHELL CHIPPEWA TRIBE; AMENDING SECTIONS 22-2-601 AND 22-2-602, MCA; REPEALING SECTION 3, CHAPTER 569, LAWS OF 2003; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 526 - Rep. Bridget Smith (D-MT)
Change the name of Columbus Day holiday
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT RENAMING THE COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 1-1-216 AND 20-1-306, MCA.""
HB 528 - Rep. Frederick Moore (R-MT)
Create veterinary retail facility permits
04/09/2019 - Hearing
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PERMITTING OF VETERINARY RETAIL FACILITIES; PROVIDING FOR REGISTRATION OF VETERINARY DISPENSING TECHNICIANS; PROVIDING CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS, EXEMPTIONS, AND PENALTIES; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 37-7-103, 37-18-104, 50-32-401, AND 80-8-207, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 533 - Rep. Jessica Karjala (D-MT)
Prohibit the marriage of persons under 18 years of age
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROHIBITING THE MARRIAGE OF PERSONS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE; AMENDING SECTIONS 1-1-215, 1-5-615, 15-61-102, 19-6-101, 19-9-104, 19-13-104, 19-17-102, 19-19-503, 20-5-501, 27-1-718, 39-71-116, 40-1-104, 40-1-202, 40-1-203, 40-1-401, 40-1-402, 40-5-201, 40-5-278, 40-5-701, 40-6-221, 40-6-234, 40-6-501, 41-1-401, 41-1-402, 41-1-404, 41-1-405, 41-1-406, 41-3-102, 41-5-103, 41-5-1402, 50-20-503, 70-1-404, 72-5-103, 72-5-104, 72-5-211, 72-5-222, 72-5-231, 72-5-233, 72-5-427, AND 87-2-102, MCA; REPEALING SECTIONS 40-1-213 AND 40-2-315, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
HB 536 - Rep. Geraldine Custer (R-MT)
Secure voter registration when applying for Driver's License or ID card
04/11/2019 - Sponsor Rebuttal to Fiscal Note Printed
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING AND UPDATING VOTER REGISTRATION PROCEDURES WHEN APPLYING FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE, PERMIT, MOTORCYCLE ENDORSEMENT, OR STATE IDENTIFICATION CARD; PROVIDING FOR VOTER REGISTRATION UNLESS THE APPLICANT OPTS OUT; SPECIFYING DUTIES FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE, COUNTY ELECTION ADMINISTRATORS, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 13-2-110, 61-5-107, AND 61-12-501, MCA; AND PROVIDING EFFECTIVE DATES.""
HB 543 - Rep. Zach Brown (D-MT)
Revise laws related to misdemeanor expungement
04/16/2019 - Signed by Speaker
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING MISDEMEANOR EXPUNGEMENT LAW; CLARIFYING THAT EXPUNGEMENT MAY COVER MULTIPLE MISDEMEANORS; CLARIFYING VENUE; REVISING NOTICE PROVISIONS; REVISING PRESUMPTION CRITERIA; SPECIFYING PROCEDURE; REVISING PROVISIONS FOR EXPUNGEMENT ORDERS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AND REPEALING SECTION 46-18-1101, MCA.""
HB 550 - Rep. Alan Redfield (R-MT)
Revise definition of public road in gas tax laws
04/06/2019 - 2nd Reading Indefinitely Postponed
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING THAT PRIVATELY OWNED ROADS OR ROADS THAT HAVE BEEN ABANDONED OR VACATED MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED PUBLIC ROADS IN THE CONSIDERATION OF GAS TAX ALLOCATIONS; AND AMENDING SECTION 15-70-401, MCA.""
HB 553 - Rep. Frederick Moore (R-MT)
Generally revise infrastructure funding laws
04/17/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING INFRASTRUCTURE LAWS; CREATING INFRASTRUCTURE POLICY; LIMITING AUTHORITY TO CREATE STATE DEBT; DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN MAJOR REPAIR AND CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; REQUIRING THE ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION TO SUBMIT A PRIORITIZED LIST OF ANTICIPATED MAJOR REPAIR PROJECTS PURSUANT TO CRITERIA; REQUIRING THE DIVISION TO REPORT CHANGES OF ALLOCATIONS FOR MAJOR REPAIR PROJECTS; REQUIRING A MINIMUM LEVEL OF FUNDING FOR MAJOR REPAIR PROJECTS PRIOR TO AUTHORIZING CAPITAL DEVELOPMENTS; PROVIDING FOR TRANSFERS FOR CAPITAL DEVELOPMENTS DEPENDING ON ANNUAL DEBT SERVICE; REQUIRING CERTAIN TRANSFERS BE CONSIDERED PRESENT LAW BASE; ESTABLISHING LONG-RANGE BUILDING PROGRAM ACCOUNTS FOR MAJOR REPAIR AND ...
HB 561 - Rep. Daniel Zolnikov (R-MT)
Revise child custody laws pertaining to the best interest of a child
04/06/2019 - 2nd Reading Indefinitely Postponed
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING CHILD CUSTODY LAWS PERTAINING TO THE BEST INTEREST OF A CHILD; CREATING A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION THAT JOINT PHYSICAL CUSTODY IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF A CHILD; REVISING THE PARENTING FACTORS THAT A COURT CONSIDERS IN DETERMINING A PARENTING PLAN; AND AMENDING SECTION 40-4-212, MCA.""
HB 565 - Rep. Casey Schreiner (D-MT)
Create the Montana apprentice utilization and investment act
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REQUIRING CERTAIN PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE STATE BUT NOT WITH FEDERAL MONEY TO ASSIGN A PERCENTAGE OF HOURS WORKED TO APPRENTICES; ALLOWING EXCEPTIONS; PROVIDING RETENTION OF RETAINAGE AS A PENALTY; AMENDING SECTION 18-2-403, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
HB 58 - Rep. Zach Brown (D-MT)
Revise report requirement from drought and water supply advisory committee
03/20/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING THE DUTIES OF THE DROUGHT AND WATER SUPPLY ADVISORY COMMITTEE; REVISING THE COMMITTEE'S STATE PLAN REQUIREMENTS; REQUIRING COORDINATION AND COMMUNICATION WITH STATE, LOCAL, TRIBAL, AND FEDERAL ENTITIES; REVISING COMMITTEE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; AND AMENDING SECTION 2-15-3308, MCA.""
HB 582 - Rep. Mary Ann Dunwell (D-MT)
Require suicide prevention materials to be distributed in hunter safety courses
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REQUIRING THE SUICIDE PREVENTION OFFICER TO PROVIDE SUICIDE PREVENTION MATERIALS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FISH, WILDLIFE, AND PARKS; REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF FISH, WILDLIFE, AND PARKS TO DISTRIBUTE SUICIDE PREVENTION MATERIALS IN HUNTER SAFETY AND EDUCATION COURSES; AND AMENDING SECTION 53-21-1101, MCA.""
HB 589 - Rep. Mary Caferro (D-MT)
Create mortality review team for individuals with developmental disabilities
04/01/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MORTALITY REVIEW COMMISSION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES; PROVIDING CONFIDENTIALITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 44-5-303, 50-16-522, 50-16-525, 50-16-804, 50-16-805, AND 52-3-813, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
HB 60 - Rep. Ed Buttrey (R-MT)
Code Commissioner Bill
02/12/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING AND CLARIFYING THE MONTANA CODE ANNOTATED; DIRECTING THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO CORRECT ERRONEOUS REFERENCES CONTAINED IN MATERIAL ENACTED BY THE 66TH LEGISLATURE AND PREVIOUS LEGISLATURES; AMENDING SECTIONS 3-5-102, 7-15-4282, 7-15-4286, 15-1-121, 15-1-123, 15-1-402, 15-10-420, 15-24-1410, 15-30-3313, 15-36-331, 15-39-110, 15-70-441, 16-11-102, 17-2-107, 18-2-101, 18-2-103, 20-7-306, 20-9-502, 20-25-211, 20-25-212, 30-20-204, 32-3-611, 37-7-605, 37-50-302, 41-3-802, 41-3-803, 46-18-201, 47-1-121, 50-32-222, 50-50-126, 53-1-402, 69-5-123, 72-30-213, 75-2-103, 76-4-125, 80-8-102, 82-11-111, 87-4-601, AND 90-6-309, MCA; AND AMENDING SECTION 5, CHAPTER 387, LAWS OF 2017, AND SECTION 12, CHAPTER 55, LAWS OF 2017.""
HB 613 - Rep. Sue Vinton (R-MT)
Create exception to liquor quota system for residential senior facilities
04/16/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A LIMITED ALL-BEVERAGES LICENSE FOR CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES; SETTING REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 16-4-201 AND 16-4-501, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 623 - Rep. Brad Hamlett (D-MT)
Generally revise laws related to the historical society
02/26/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING INFRASTRUCTURE LAWS RELATED TO THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY; DIRECTING THE STATE TO ENTER INTO A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH THE NONPROFIT MONTANA HISTORY CENTER FOUNDATION FOR PURPOSES OF DESIGNING, FINANCING THROUGH FUNDRAISING EFFORTS, BUILDING, OPERATING, AND MAINTAINING THE MONTANA HISTORY CENTER; AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION DIVISION OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING TO PURCHASE LAND FOR THE MONTANA HISTORY CENTER AT A CERTAIN LOCATION; PROVIDING FOR TERMS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE AGREEMENT; CREATING THE JOINT MONTANA HISTORY CENTER BOARD; AMENDING SECTION 22-3-107, MCA; AMENDING SECTION 2, CHAPTER 499, LAWS OF 2005, SECTION 2, CHAPTER 560, LAWS OF 2005, AND SECTION 20, CHAPTER 478, LAWS OF 2009; AND PROVIDING AN ...
HB 640 - Rep. Shane Morigeau (D-MT)
Generally revise laws related to childhood sexual abuse
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATED TO CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE; REVISING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR CIVIL LIABILITY FOR CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE; REVISING THE TYPES OF CRIMES THAT CAN BE CONSIDERED CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE FOR THE PURPOSES OF CIVIL LIABILITY; REVISING THE DEFINITIONS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND SEXUAL EXPLOITATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT PROCEEDINGS; REVISING LAWS RELATED TO REPORTING OF SUSPECTED CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE OR SEXUAL EXPLOITATION; INCLUDING DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES EMPLOYEES AS MANDATORY REPORTERS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT; REQUIRING COUNTY ATTORNEYS AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO PROVIDE CERTAIN REPORTS; REVISING LAWS RELATED TO RETENTION AND DISCLOSURE OF CONFIDENTIAL RECORDS; PROVIDING A FELONY ...
HB 644 - Rep. Wylie Galt (R-MT)
Allow for alcohol cigar bars
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CREATING CIGAR BAR ENDORSEMENT FOR CERTAIN LIQUOR LICENSEES; CREATING THE CIGAR BAR ENDORSEMENT APPLICABLE TO ALL-BEVERAGES ALCOHOL LICENSES; PROVIDING AN ANNUAL FEE; PROVIDING A DEFINITION OF CIGAR BAR; REVISING THE MONTANA CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT RELATING TO CIGAR BARS; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 16-1-106, 16-4-201, 50-40-103, AND 50-40-104, MCA.""
HB 652 - Rep. Mike Hopkins (R-MT)
Revise the long range building bonding program
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING FUNDING AND AUTHORIZATION FOR CAPITAL AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS STATEWIDE; PROVIDING FUNDING AND AUTHORIZATION FOR SCHOOL FACILITY PROJECTS STATEWIDE; CREATING THE DELIVERING LOCAL ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; CREATING THE DELIVERING LOCAL ASSISTANCE ACCOUNT FOR GRANTS AND THE LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE ACCOUNT; APPROPRIATING MONEY TO AGENCIES FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS; APPROPRIATING MONEY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION FOR GRANTS UNDER THE RENEWABLE RESOURCE GRANT AND LOAN PROGRAM; APPROPRIATING MONEY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION FOR GRANTS UNDER THE RECLAMATION AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS PROGRAM; APPROPRIATING MONEY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO ...
HB 655 - Rep. Julie Dooling (R-MT)
Revise drone laws
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT RESTRICTING THE USE OF UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS NEAR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE; PROVIDING PENALTIES; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND TERMINATION DATES.""
HB 658 - Rep. Ed Buttrey (R-MT)
Generally revise healthcare laws and permanently expand Medicaid
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING HEALTH CARE LAWS; MAKING EXTENDING THE MEDICAID EXPANSION PROGRAM PERMANENT BY REPEALING REVISING THE TERMINATION DATE OF THE MONTANA HEALTH AND ECONOMIC LIVELIHOOD PARTNERSHIP ACT; ESTABLISHING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND HEALTH RISK AND JOB READINESS ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR HELP ACT PARTICIPANTS; REVISING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROCEDURES; ESTABLISHING A HELP ACT EMPLOYER GRANT PROGRAM; ESTABLISHING LIMITATIONS ON MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CLAIMS WHEN A DOCUMENTED RATIONALE EXISTS FOR A MEDICAL TREATMENT; ENACTING A FEE ON HEALTH SERVICE CORPORATIONS; APPLYING THE INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX TO THE MONTANA STATE FUND; ESTABLISHING A FEE ON HOSPITAL OUTPATIENT REVENUE; REVISING TAXPAYER INTEGRITY FEES; CREATING A SPECIAL REVENUE ...
HB 660 - Rep. Joel Krautter (R-MT)
Create Mobile Crisis Unit Grant Program
04/18/2019 - 2nd Reading Senate Amendments Not Concurred
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CREATING A MOBILE CRISIS UNIT PROGRAM; PROVIDING FOR LOCAL COMMUNITY GRANTS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; PROVIDING AN APPROPRIATION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND A TERMINATION DATE.""
HB 669 - Rep. Frederick Moore (R-MT)
Implement the provisions of section B of the general appropriations act
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT; GENERALLY REVISING HEALTH CARE LAWS; CREATING STATE SPECIAL REVENUE ACCOUNTS; ALLOWING THE GOVERNOR TO AUTHORIZE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TRANSFER FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES; REQUIRING THE GOVERNOR TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE; REQUIRING OPERATION OF THE EASTERN MONTANA VETERANS' HOME AND THE SOUTHWESTERN MONTANA VETERANS' HOME BY PRIVATE VENDORS; PROVIDING FUNDING FOR 100 ADDITIONAL MEDICAID WAIVER SLOTS AT SENIOR AND LONG-TERM CARE FOR ELDERLY AND PHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSONS RECEIVING HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES THROUGH THE BIG SKY WAIVER; TEMPORARILY REDUCING THE PHYSICIAN REIMBURSEMENT RATE; PROVIDING FOR FUND TRANSFERS; AMENDING ...
HB 67 - Rep. Thomas Winter (D-MT)
Revise unemployment insurance benefits for members of the military
02/28/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT MAKING ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS CONSISTENT FOR MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY; AMENDING SECTION 39-51-2302, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 676 - Rep. Derek Skees (R-MT)
Revise laws related to and appropriate money to civil air patrol
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A STATUTORY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO THE MONTANA CIVIL AIR PATROL; REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT ON GRANTS AND CERTAIN METRICS EACH LEGISLATIVE SESSION TO CERTAIN LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES; AMENDING SECTION 17-7-502, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND A TERMINATION DATE.""
HB 680 - Rep. Terry Moore (R-MT)
Establishing a caseload cap on DD targeted case management services
04/17/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING LAWS RELATED TO TARGETED CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES; ESTABLISHING A CASELOAD CAP ON CONTRACTED TARGETED CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES; APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR MEETING THE CASELOAD REQUIREMENTS; AMENDING SECTIONS 53-20-202 AND 53-20-205, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 685 - Rep. Matt Regier (R-MT)
Implement provisions of HB2, Sec D - Judiciary, Law Enf, Justice
04/15/2019 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR SECTION D; GENERALLY REVISING LAWS REGARDING DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS, A DESCRIPTION OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE CRIMES, TREATMENT REQUIREMENTS, SOBRIETY MONITORING PROGRAM, IMPLIED CONSENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE LICENSE SUSPENSION, APPEAL PROCESS, CONDITIONS OF ADMISSIBILITY, PROCESS FOR ADMINISTRATION OF TESTS, CONDITIONS FOR RECEIVING A PROBATIONARY DRIVER'S LICENSE, OPEN CONTAINER VIOLATION, AND REVOCATION AND SUSPENSION OF LICENSE PROCEDURES; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; PROVIDING PENALTIES; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 23-2-535, 44-4-1202, 44-4-1203, 44-4-1205, 45-5-106, 45-5-205, 45-5-207, 45-5-628, 46-16-130, 46-18-201, 46-18-236, 50-46-320, ...
HB 696 - Rep. Jessica Karjala (D-MT)
Appropriating funds for suicide prevention
04/23/2019 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION EFFORTS; ESTABLISHING PURPOSES FOR USE OF THE MONEY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 697 - Rep. Jim Hamilton (D-MT)
Revise individual income tax laws
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX; REDUCING INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RATES; INCREASING THE STANDARD DEDUCTION; ELIMINATING ITEMIZED DEDUCTIONS, ADDITIONAL PERSONAL EXEMPTIONS, CERTAIN ADDITIONS AND SUBTRACTIONS TO FEDERAL ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME, AND CERTAIN TAX CREDITS; AMENDING SECTIONS 7-14-1133, 7-14-1636, 7-21-3710, 7-34-2416, 15-30-2101, 15-30-2103, 15-30-2110, 15-30-2114, 15-30-2119, 15-30-2132, 15-30-2152, 15-30-2320, 15-30-2326, 15-30-2357, 15-30-2380, 15-30-2501, 15-30-2602, 15-30-2618, 15-30-3003, 15-30-3004, 15-30-3102, 15-30-3110, 15-31-131, 15-31-134, 15-31-137, 15-31-151, 15-31-171, 15-31-172, 15-31-511, 15-32-104, 15-32-105, 15-32-106, 15-32-115, 15-32-303, 15-32-402, 15-32-404, 15-32-502, 15-32-503, 15-32-504, 15-32-505, 15-32-507, ...
HB 723 - Rep. Dave Fern (D-MT)
Provide for review of income tax credits
04/23/2019 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING INCOME TAX CREDIT LAWS; PROVIDING FOR THE EXPIRATION OF INDIVIDUAL AND CORPORATE INCOME TAX CREDITS; REQUIRING THE REVENUE AND TRANSPORTATION INTERIM COMMITTEE TO REVIEW EXPIRING TAX CREDITS AND MAKE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE LEGISLATURE; PROVIDING CRITERIA FOR THE COMMITTEE TO USE WHEN REVIEWING TAX CREDITS; REPEALING EXPIRED TAX CREDITS; AMENDING SECTIONS 5-4-104, SECTION 5-5-227, 15-30-2301, 15-30-2302, 15-30-2318, 15-30-2319, 15-30-2320, 15-30-2326, 15-30-2334, 15-30-2335, 15-30-2340, 15-30-2342, 15-30-2356, 15-30-2357, 15-30-2364, 15-30-2366, 15-30-2367, 15-30-2373, 15-30-2380, 15-30-2381, 15-30-3110, 15-30-3111, 15-31-125, 15-31-131, 15-31-132, 15-31-134, 15-31-135, 15-31-136, 15-31-137, 15-31-151, 15-31-158, 15-31-159, 15-31-171, 15-31-173, ...
HB 725 - Rep. Ryan Lynch (D-MT)
Allow sports wagering through the state lottery
04/17/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LOTTERY LAWS TO AUTHORIZE SPORTS WAGERING; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR SPORTS WAGERING; PROVIDING PENALTIES; INCLUDING SPORTS WAGERING WITHIN THE STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION; REVISING POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION RELATING TO SPORTS WAGERING; PROVIDING FOR LICENSING OF SPORTS WAGERING; PROVIDING FOR DISCLOSURE FOR SPORTS WAGERING; PROVIDING FOR SALES OF SPORTS WAGERING; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 23-5-112, 23-7-101, 23-7-102, 23-7-103, 23-7-110, 23-7-201, 23-7-202, 23-7-210, 23-7-211, 23-7-212, 23-7-301, 23-7-302, 23-7-305, 23-7-306, 23-7-307, 23-7-310, 23-7-311, 23-7-312, 23-7-401, 23-7-402, 23-7-411, AND 39-51-3206, MCA; REPEALING SECTION 23-5-806, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 734 - Rep. Mike Hopkins (R-MT)
Create community veteran emergency care provider endorsement
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING LAWS RELATED TO EMERGENCY CARE PROVIDERS; PROVIDING FOR A COMMUNITY VETERAN EMERGENCY CARE PROVIDER ENDORSEMENT TO ALLOW EMERGENCY CARE PROVIDERS TO PROVIDE OUT-OF-HOSPITAL MEDICAL SERVICES TO VETERANS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; PROVIDING AN ENDORSEMENT APPLICATION FEE; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 2-15-1731, 7-33-4510, 7-34-102, 7-34-103, 20-7-1315, 37-3-102, 37-20-303, 37-27-104, 39-71-118, 45-5-214, 46-4-114, 50-6-105, 50-6-201, 50-6-202, 50-6-203, 50-6-206, 50-6-302, 50-6-322, 50-6-323, 50-6-506, 50-9-102, 50-16-701, 61-2-502, 61-2-503, AND 61-2-504, MCA.""
HB 748 - Rep. Jade Bahr (D-MT)
Establish the Minnie Spotted-Wolf memorial highway
04/17/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MINNIE SPOTTED-WOLF MEMORIAL HIGHWAY IN PONDERA COUNTY; DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO INSTALL SIGNS AT THE LOCATION AND TO INCLUDE THE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY ON THE NEXT PUBLICATION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY MAP; PROVIDING AN APPROPRIATION; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
HB 755 - Rep. Frederick Moore (R-MT)
Generally revise pre-kindergarten laws
04/03/2019 - Fiscal Note Printed
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING EDUCATION LAWS RELATED TO PRESCHOOL; CREATING A DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD WITHIN THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH AND A DIRECTOR OF EARLY CHILDHOOD; PROVIDING LEGISLATIVE INTENT; CREATING THE MONTANA SCHOOL-READY PRESCHOOL PROGRAM; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR THE PROGRAM AND DESCRIBING FUNDING FOR PARTICIPATING PROVIDERS; OUTLINING DUTIES FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION; PROVIDING THE DIRECTOR OF EARLY CHILDHOOD WITH RULEMAKING AUTHORITY AND REQUIRING THE DIRECTOR TO ADOPT RULES FOR THE PROGRAM; ESTABLISHING AN EARLY CHILDHOOD COORDINATING COUNCIL; CLARIFYING UNDER WHAT EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ADMIT STUDENTS OUTSIDE REGULAR AGE PARAMETERS; REVISING THE DEFINITION OF ELIGIBLE TRANSPORTEE; PROVIDING ...
HB 761 - Rep. Bill Mercer (R-MT)
Generally Revise Occupational and Licensing Boards
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATED TO PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING; REPEALING LAWS RELATING TO THE BOARDS OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS, HEARING AID DISPENSERS, RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS, CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE PRACTITIONERS, ATHLETIC TRAINERS, AND SANITARIANS; TRANSFERRING OVERSIGHT AND RULEMAKING AUTHORITY OF THE BOARDS OF FUNERAL SERVICE, BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS, AND PRIVATE SECURITY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY; ELIMINATING CERTAIN FEES; AMENDING SECTIONS 2-6-1017, 15-6-217, 25-1-1101, 25-1-1104, 25-1-1111, 25-1-1112, 35-21-812, 37-1-401, 37-15-103, 37-19-101, 37-19-202, 37-19-301, 37-19-302, 37-19-303, 37-19-304, 37-19-307, 37-19-315, 37-19-401, 37-19-402, 37-19-403, 37-19-702, 37-19-703, 37-19-705, 37-19-708, ...
HB 764 - Rep. Denley Loge (R-MT)
Generally revise electric vehicle laws
04/11/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING ELECTRIC VEHICLE LAWS; ALLOWING FOR STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES; REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO DISCLOSE CERTAIN INFORMATION FOR STUDY; CREATING A STATUTORY APPROPRIATION; DEFINING ""ELECTRIC VEHICLE"" AND ""PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE""; ALLOWING FOR AN ANNUAL FEE ON ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES; PROVIDING FOR DISPOSITION OF THE ANNUAL FEE; PROVIDING A STATUTORY APPROPRIATION; AMENDING SECTIONS 17-7-502, 61-1-101, 61-3-317, AND 61-3-321, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND A TERMINATION DATE.""
HB 773 - Rep. Matt Regier (R-MT)
Modifying entitlement share payments
04/13/2019 - 2nd Reading Indefinitely Postponed
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATED TO THE FUNDING FOR THE OFFICE OF STATE PUBLIC DEFENDER; REVISING THE CALCULATION OF THE ENTITLEMENT SHARE TO INCLUDE A LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTION RATE FOR FUNDING THE OFFICE; GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATED TO THE FUNDING FOR THE OFFICE OF THE STATE PUBLIC DEFENDER; PROVIDING FOR A FIXED PERCENTAGE FOR THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTION RATE FOR FUNDING THE OFFICE; CREATING AN INTERIM TASK FORCE TO ANALYZE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTION RATE; REQUIRING REPORTING OF THE ANALYSIS COMPARING CERTAIN GROWTH RATES; REQUIRING REPORTING OF THE ANALYSIS COMPARING CERTAIN GROWTH RATES; PROVIDING AN APPROPRIATION; SUPERSEDING THE UNFUNDED MANDATE LAWS; PROVIDING FOR CONTINGENT VOIDNESS; AMENDING SECTIONS ...
HB 95 - Rep. Jim Keane (D-MT)
Generally revise laws relating to protection of vulnerable adults
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE ADULTS; REVISING TERMINOLOGY RELATED TO PROTECTIVE SERVICES; DEFINING ""VULNERABLE ADULT""; REQUIRING ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONALS TO REPORT ABUSE, SEXUAL ABUSE, NEGLECT, OR EXPLOITATION OF A VULNERABLE ADULT; PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR FALSE REPORTING; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 30-14-144, 42-3-204, 45-6-333, 46-16-222, 50-5-1104, 52-1-103, 52-3-201, 52-3-202, 52-3-203, 52-3-204, 52-3-206, 52-3-207, 52-3-801, 52-3-802, 52-3-803, 52-3-804, 52-3-805, 52-3-811, 52-3-812, 52-3-813, 52-3-814, 52-3-815, 52-3-821, AND 52-3-825, MCA.""
HB 98 - Rep. Frank Garner (R-MT)
Generally revise peace officer statutes
04/17/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING PEACE OFFICER STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION LAWS; REVISING CERTIFICATION LAWS FOR PEACE OFFICERS ON ACTIVE RESERVE STATUS; REVISING THE RULEMAKING AUTHORITY OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL; REVISING DUTIES OF APPOINTING AUTHORITIES; REVISING PENALTIES FOR A PEACE OFFICER WHOSE BASIC CERTIFICATE IS SUSPENDED; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 7-32-240 AND 7-32-303, MCA.""
HJ 1 - Rep. Denise Hayman (D-MT)
Interim study on voter qualifications for all special purpose districts
04/10/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA REQUESTING AN INTERIM LEGISLATIVE STUDY OF VOTER QUALIFICATIONS IN ALL SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT ELECTIONS.
HJ 10 - Rep. Alan Doane (R-MT)
Study resolution to address American Indian voting
04/16/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA REQUESTING AN INTERIM STUDY TO IDENTIFY AND ADDRESS BARRIERS TO VOTING BY MONTANA NATIVE AMERICANS WHILE ENSURING ELECTION SECURITY.
HJ 22 - Rep. Casey Schreiner (D-MT)
Resolution recognizing the relationship between Montana and Canada
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA RECOGNIZING MONTANA'S RELATIONSHIP WITH CANADA.
HJ 23 - Rep. Kimberly Dudik (D-MT)
Study resolution on improving Montana Veterans' Affairs Division
04/16/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA REQUESTING AN INTERIM LEGISLATIVE STUDY OF THE STRUCTURE, FUNDING, AND OUTREACH OF THE MONTANA VETERANS' AFFAIRS DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS.
HJ 24 - Rep. Wendy McKamey (R-MT)
Joint resolution honoring the Centennial of The American Legion in Montana
04/10/2019 - Signed by Speaker
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA COMMEMORATING THE FOUNDING OF THE AMERICAN LEGION AND RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF THE AMERICAN LEGION IN OUR STATE.
HJ 27 - Rep. Wendy McKamey (R-MT)
Joint resolution honoring 70th anniversary of Merci Car gifts from France
04/10/2019 - Signed by Speaker
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA COMMEMORATING THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF MONTANA'S RECEIPT IN 1949 OF GRATITUDE GIFTS FROM THE PEOPLE OF FRANCE DELIVERED IN A BOXCAR KNOWN AS THE 40 & 8 MONTANA MERCI CAR.
HJ 3 - Rep. Forrest Mandeville (R-MT)
Interim study resolution on accessibility for disabled electors
02/27/2019 - Filed with Secretary of State
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA REQUESTING AN INTERIM LEGISLATIVE STUDY ON ACCESSIBILITY FOR ELECTORS WITH DISABILITIES.
HJ 8 - Rep. Kimberly Dudik (D-MT)
Joint resolution recognizing Montana veterans and their families
04/01/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA RECOGNIZING AND HONORING THE MILITARY SERVICE OF MONTANANS IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND THEIR FAMILIES.
HR 1 - Rep. Ed Buttrey (R-MT)
House resolution to implement rules for 2019 session
01/25/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA ADOPTING THE HOUSE RULES.
HR 3 - Rep. Barbara Bessette (D-MT)
Urging Congress to impove health care services for veterans
04/16/2019 - Resolution Adopted
A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA REQUESTING CONGRESSIONAL ENACTMENT OF LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR VETERANS.
SB 1 - Sen. Sue Malek (D-MT)
Exempting lottery game parameters from MAPA
04/17/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING THE DEFINITION OF ""RULE"" FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXEMPTING CERTAIN LOTTERY GAME PARAMETERS FROM RULEMAKING PROCEDURES UNDER THE MONTANA ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT; AMENDING SECTION 2-4-102, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 105 - Sen. Jennifer Pomnichowski (D-MT)
Provide for lobbyist code of conduct and training
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CREATING A LOBBYIST CODE OF CONDUCT; PROVIDING FOR A HARASSMENT TRAINING REQUIREMENT; AMENDING SECTION 5-7-103, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
SB 108 - Sen. Jon Sesso (D-MT)
Increase contract/procurement limits for competitive bidding for state buildings
03/19/2019 - 3rd Reading Failed
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ADJUSTING PROCUREMENT LIMITS AND BIDDING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO CONSTRUCTION OF STATE BUILDINGS; INCREASING CONTRACT LIMITS FOR COMPETITIVE BIDDING; AMENDING SECTIONS 18-2-103, 18-2-105, 18-2-111, 18-2-201, 18-2-301, 18-2-302, AND 85-1-219, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 109 - Sen. Jon Sesso (D-MT)
Adjust authorization limits related to construction of state buildings
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ADJUSTING AUTHORIZATION LIMITS RELATED TO CONSTRUCTION OF STATE BUILDINGS; AMENDING SECTIONS 18-2-101, 18-2-102, AND 18-2-103, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 124 - Sen. Dee Brown (R-MT)
Allow uniformed and overseas voters to use electronic signatures
04/16/2019 - Signed by President
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING THAT UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS VOTERS MAY USE A SECURE ELECTRONIC DIGITAL SIGNATURE IF A SIGNATURE IS REQUIRED DURING THE PROCESS OF REGISTERING AND VOTING; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 13-21-102, 13-21-104, AND 13-21-106, MCA.""
SB 139 - Sen. Mike Lang (R-MT)
Revise retiree return to work provisions in teachers' retirement system
04/18/2019 - Printed - New Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING RETURN TO EMPLOYMENT PROVISIONS UNDER THE TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; REVISING THE CRITERIA TO BE MET FOR A RETIREE TO RETURN TO EMPLOYMENT IN SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES WITHOUT LOSS OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS; REVISING REPORTING TO LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES; AMENDING SECTION 19-20-732, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND, AN APPLICABILITY DATE, AND A TERMINATION DATE.""
SB 14 - Sen. Dee Brown (R-MT)
Revise provisions on how a vacancy in U.S. House is filled
04/17/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING LAWS RELATED TO FEDERAL OFFICE VACANCIES; ELIMINATING THE ABILITY OF THE GOVERNOR TO MAKE A TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT IN THE OFFICE OF UNITED STATES REPRESENTATIVE; AMENDING SECTION 13-25-203, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 143 - Sen. Mike Cuffe (R-MT)
Revise voter registration to end at 5 PM the Friday prior to the election
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ENDING LATE VOTER REGISTRATION ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE ELECTION DAY AND ELIMINATING ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION; AMENDING SECTIONS 13-2-301, 13-2-304, 13-19-207, AND 61-5-107, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 145 - Sen. Brian Hoven (R-MT)
Revise income tax laws related to married taxpayers
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RATES; CREATING A NEW TAX STRUCTURE FOR MARRIED TAXPAYERS FILING JOINTLY; AMENDING SECTIONS 15-30-2101 AND 15-30-2103, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND A RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY DATE.""
SB 155 - Sen. Roger Webb (R-MT)
Revising mandatory minimums for certain sexual offenses
04/12/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING THE MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES FOR CERTAIN SEXUAL OFFENSES WHEN THE VICTIM IS 12 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER; AMENDING SECTIONS 39-51-2111, 40-4-219, 40-15-116, 41-3-102, 42-2-608, 45-5-503, 45-5-507, AND 45-5-507, AND 45-5-625, 45-8-221, 46-1-502, 46-4-307, 46-18-219, 46-18-231, 46-18-1001, AND 52-3-803, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
SB 158 - Sen. Gordon Vance (R-MT)
Define autocycle and provide exemption from motorcycle endorsement
04/16/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING AN EXEMPTION FROM THE REQUIREMENT FOR A MOTORCYCLE ENDORSEMENT FOR AN AUTOCYCLE AND A THREE-WHEELED MOTORCYCLE; DEFINING ""AUTOCYCLE""; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 61-1-101, 61-3-317, 61-5-102, 61-5-112, AND 61-8-102, MCA.""
SB 167 - Sen. Bruce Gillespie (R-MT)
Revise laws regarding hunting license benefits for military members
04/16/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE ENTITLEMENT PERIOD FOR CERTAIN MILITARY MEMBERS TO RECEIVE CERTAIN HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR FREE; AMENDING SECTION 87-2-817, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 170 - Sen. Brian Hoven (R-MT)
Revise elderly homeowner/renter income tax credit
04/04/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING THE ELDERLY HOMEOWNER AND RENTER INCOME TAX CREDIT; INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME THAT IS CONSIDERED EXEMPT BEFORE THE CREDIT AMOUNT IS REDUCED; INCREASING THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT USED TO CALCULATE THE PHASEOUT OF THE EXEMPTION; AMENDING SECTIONS 15-30-2337 AND SECTION 15-30-2340, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND A RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY DATE.""
SB 174 - Sen. Douglas Kary (R-MT)
Authorize crossbow hunt for disabled or over 70
03/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT AUTHORIZING HUNTING WITH A CROSSBOW DURING ARCHERY SEASON OR REGULAR HUNTING SEASONS BY A PERSON CERTIFIED AS DISABLED OR OVER AGE 70; PROVIDING THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS WITH THE AUTHORITY TO REVIEW CERTIFICATIONS TO USE A CROSSBOW; PROVIDING QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS FOR CROSSBOW HUNTING; REQUIRING AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY COUNCIL; AMENDING SECTIONS 37-3-203, 87-2-803, AND 87-2-817, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND A TERMINATION DATE.""
SB 189 - Sen. Dick Barrett (D-MT)
Establish a carbon tax and distribute revenue
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING TAXATION, INCLUDING PROPERTY AND ENERGY TAX LAWS; REVISING THE REGULATION AND TAXATION OF LARGE ELECTRICAL GENERATING EMISSION SOURCES IN MONTANA; ESTABLISHING THE MONTANA CLIMATE ACTION ACT; REQUIRING THE REPORTING AND MONITORING OF CARBON DIOXIDE EQUIVALENT EMISSIONS; ALLOWING FOR CARBON OFFSETS; GRANTING THE BOARD OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW THE AUTHORITY TO ADOPT RULES AND FEES FOR QUANTIFICATION OF CARBON AND RULES FOR REPORTING AND DOCUMENTING CARBON OFFSETS; ESTABLISHING A CARBON TAX; REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO COLLECT THE TAX; GRANTING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; ALLOWING A TAX REDUCTION; CREATING A TAX CREDIT FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES; ALLOWING A CARRYFORWARD OF REDUCTIONS AND ...
SB 202 - Sen. Roger Webb (R-MT)
Generally revise guardianship and conservatorship laws
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP LAWS; ADOPTING THE UNIFORM GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP, AND OTHER PROTECTIVE ARRANGEMENTS ACT; AMENDING SECTIONS 7-4-3004, 19-2-803, 20-5-320, 30-10-103, 40-6-602, 41-3-444, 47-1-104, 47-1-110, 50-5-1305, 50-9-106, 52-3-207, 52-3-803, 52-3-804, 72-1-103, 72-3-917, 72-5-101, 72-5-602, 72-15-301, 72-31-413, AND 72-38-103, MCA; REPEALING SECTIONS 72-5-102, 72-5-104, 72-5-201, 72-5-202, 72-5-211, 72-5-212, 72-5-213, 72-5-221, 72-5-222, 72-5-223, 72-5-224, 72-5-225, 72-5-231, 72-5-233, 72-5-234, 72-5-301, 72-5-302, 72-5-303, 72-5-304, 72-5-305, 72-5-306, 72-5-311, 72-5-312, 72-5-313, 72-5-314, 72-5-315, 72-5-316, 72-5-317, 72-5-318, 72-5-319, 72-5-320, 72-5-321, 72-5-322, 72-5-324, 72-5-325, 72-5-401, ...
SB 208 - Sen. Tom Jacobson (D-MT)
Provide tax credit for student loan payments
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING TAX CREDITS FOR STUDENT LOAN PAYMENTS; PROVIDING FOR A TAX CREDIT FOR STUDENT LOAN PAYMENTS MADE BY AN INDIVIDUAL OR AN EMPLOYER FOR A STUDENT WHO GRADUATED FROM A UNIT OF THE MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM, A MONTANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, OR A MONTANA TRIBAL COLLEGE; REQUIRING THE COMMISSIONER OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO FURNISH INFORMATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THE CREDITS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND A RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY DATE.""
SB 211 - Sen. Russel Tempel (R-MT)
Require holding period for certain property tax exemptions
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS; PROVIDING FOR A HOLDING PERIOD BEFORE CERTAIN NEWLY APPROVED REAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS BECOME EFFECTIVE; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 15-6-201, 15-6-203, 15-6-205, 15-6-209, AND 15-6-221, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
SB 216 - Sen. Roger Webb (R-MT)
Revise laws related to child and family ombudsman
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING PROCEDURES RELATED TO THE OFFICE OF THE CHILD AND FAMILY OMBUDSMAN; REQUIRING NOTIFICATION TO A COURT OF A CASE UNDER OMBUDSMAN REVIEW; ESTABLISHING TIMELINES FOR DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES RESPONSES TO OMBUDSMAN REPORTS; REQUIRING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO NOTIFY COURTS COUNTY ATTORNEYS OF REPEATED VIOLATIONS OF POLICIES OR PRACTICES; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 41-3-205, 41-3-1209, 41-3-1211, AND 41-3-1212, AND 41-3-1213, MCA.""
SB 223 - Sen. Tom Jacobson (D-MT)
Generally revise execution and judgment laws
04/08/2019 - Transmitted to Governor
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CLARIFYING EXEMPTIONS FROM JUDGMENT; PROVIDING THAT ROLLOVER CONTRIBUTIONS ARE EXEMPT FROM EXECUTION; AND AMENDING SECTION 25-13-608, MCA.""
SB 226 - Sen. Gordon Vance (R-MT)
Create transportation interim committee
04/08/2019 - Transmitted to Governor
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CREATING A TRANSPORTATION INTERIM COMMITTEE AND A REVENUE INTERIM COMMITTEE; ESTABLISHING THE DUTIES OF THE COMMITTEES; REASSIGNING INTERIM COMMITTEE FUNCTIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 5-5-202, 5-5-211, 5-5-226, 5-5-227, 5-12-302, 15-1-230, 15-6-232, 15-7-111, 15-24-3211, 15-30-3112, 15-31-322, 15-32-703, 15-70-433, 15-70-450, 17-7-140, 60-2-119, AND 61-10-154, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 236 - Sen. Mary McNally (D-MT)
Require options to establish state property management strategy
04/16/2019 - Signed by President
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT STATING LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY; AND REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION TO RECOMMEND OPTIONS TO DEVELOP A REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY.""
SB 245 - Sen. Mary McNally (D-MT)
Establish commercial property assessed clean energy program
04/12/2019 - Motion Failed
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT AUTHORIZING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO ADOPT COMMERCIAL PROPERTY-ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAMS THROUGH DISTRICTS TO PROMOTE THE USE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS AND ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES; ESTABLISHING THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY-ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY ACT OF MONTANA; PROVIDING FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF COMMERCIAL PROPERTY-ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAMS THROUGH THE MONTANA FACILITY FINANCE AUTHORITY AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS; PROVIDING COMMERCIAL PROPERTY-ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM PLANNING REQUIREMENTS; ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT OF COMMERCIAL PROPERTY-ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAMS; ALLOWING FOR VOLUNTARY ASSESSMENTS; PRESCRIBING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE GOVERNING BODIES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND THE AUTHORITY RELATED TO ...
SB 25 - Sen. Mark Blasdel (R-MT)
Generally revise gambling laws
03/18/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING GAMBLING LAWS; ALLOWING HEADS OR TAILS GAMES BY NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; ALLOWING ANTIQUE GAMBLING DEVICES; REVISING LAWS RELATING TO SPORTS POOLS OR SPORTS TAB GAMES; REQUIRING SPORTS POOLS AND SPORTS TAB GAMES TO BE CONDUCTED ONLY BY LICENSED ENTITIES; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 23-5-112, 23-5-152, 23-5-153, 23-5-405, 23-5-502, AND 23-5-503, MCA.""
SB 266 - Sen. Mark Blasdel (R-MT)
Revise taxation to promote new business and economic activity
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING TAXATION TO PROMOTE NEW BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC ACTIVITY; PROVIDING FOR CREATION OF AN INCOME TAX CREDIT TO INCENTIVIZE MONTANA JOB GROWTH; PROVIDING FOR ADMINISTRATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; PROVIDING THAT THE CREDITS BE TAKEN AGAINST INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX AND CORPORATE INCOME TAX LIABILITIES; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; PROVIDING APPROPRIATIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 15-30-2357, 15-30-2618, AND 15-31-511, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE, A RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY DATE, AND A TERMINATION DATE.""
SB 273 - Sen. Diane Sands (D-MT)
Generally revise laws regarding bail bonds
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS REGARDING BAIL BONDS; ESTABLISHING THE BAIL FUGITIVE RECOVERY AGENTS ACT; ESTABLISHING LICENSING AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR BAIL BOND AGENTS AND BAIL FUGITIVE RECOVERY AGENTS; REQUIRING A BAIL BOND AGENT OR BAIL FUGITIVE RECOVERY AGENT TO NOTIFY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT PRIOR TO APPREHENDING A DEFENDANT; PROVIDING THAT A PERSON WHO IS LICENSED AS A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR IS SUBJECT TO THE ACT; EXPANDING THE EXISTING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY; AND AMENDING SECTIONS 37-60-101, 37-60-103, 37-60-202, 37-60-301, 37-60-303, 37-60-304, 37-60-405, AND 46-9-510, MCA.""
SB 275 - Sen. Albert Olszewski (R-MT)
Authorize Judy Martz statue or bust in capitol or on grounds
04/08/2019 - Transmitted to Governor
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT PROVIDING THAT A STATUE OR BUST OF MONTANA'S FIRST WOMAN GOVERNOR, JUDY MARTZ, BE PLACED IN THE CAPITOL OR ON THE GROUNDS SURROUNDING THE CAPITOL; REQUIRING PRIVATE FUNDING; AMENDING SECTIONS 2-17-807 AND 2-17-808, MCA; AND PROVIDING FOR CONTINGENT VOIDNESS.""
SB 3 - Sen. Jen Gross (D-MT)
Revise laws related to interim oversight of the office of public defender
04/17/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CLARIFYING THAT THE STATE ADMINISTRATION AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS INTERIM COMMITTEE DOES NOT HAVE OVERSIGHT OF THE OFFICE OF STATE PUBLIC DEFENDER; AMENDING SECTION 5-5-228, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 302 - Sen. John Esp (R-MT)
Generally revise laws related to local government budgeting and accounting
04/10/2019 - Returned to Senate
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATED TO BUDGETING AND ACCOUNTING BY LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENTITIES; PROVIDING AUDIT TIMELINES; REQUIRING THE STOPPAGE OF STATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE REVIEW OF COMPLAINTS AGAINST LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENTITIES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; PROVIDING AN INDEPENDENT CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST A LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENTITY; ALLOWING A FINANCIAL RECEIVER TO BE APPOINTED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AMENDING SECTIONS 2-7-515, 7-6-611, AND 15-1-121, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND A RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY DATE.""
SB 319 - Sen. Douglas Kary (R-MT)
Generally revise veteran license plate laws
04/16/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ALLOWING A VETERAN WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FEE WAIVER TO WAIVE THE FEE FOR ANY OF THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR WHICH THE VETERAN QUALIFIES; AMENDING SECTION 61-3-460, MCA; AND PROVIDING A DELAYED EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 32 - Sen. Jon Sesso (D-MT)
Create stream gauge oversight work group
04/23/2019 - Hearing
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CREATING A STREAM GAUGE OVERSIGHT WORK GROUP; REVISING DUTIES OF THE DROUGHT AND WATER SUPPLY ADVISORY COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR A FEE ON APPLICANTS FOR SURFACE WATER APPROPRIATIONS; AMENDING SECTION 2-15-3308 SECTIONS 2-15-3308 AND 85-2-310, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND A TERMINATION DATE.""
SB 323 - Sen. Roger Webb (R-MT)
Allow the creation and assessment of a public safety district
04/01/2019 - Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ALLOWING A GOVERNING BODY TO CREATE A PUBLIC SAFETY SPECIAL DISTRICT; ALLOWING ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENT METHODS FOR FUNDING A PUBLIC SAFETY DISTRICT; AND PROVIDING EXEMPTIONS AND PARTIAL EXEMPTIONS FOR CERTAIN BUILDINGS WITHIN A PUBLIC SAFETY DISTRICT.""
SB 330 - Sen. Mark Blasdel (R-MT)
Authorize sports gambling act
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING GAMBLING LAWS; CREATING THE MONTANA SPORTS BETTING ACT; PROVIDING AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN ENTITIES TO CONDUCT SPORTS BETTING; PROVIDING FOR LICENSING OF SPORTS BETTING; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR A SPORTSBOOK OPERATOR LICENSE AND REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR A PLATFORM OPERATOR LICENSE AND REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING REQUIREMENTS FOR SPORTS BETTING ASSOCIATED GAMBLING BUSINESSES; PROVIDING FOR SPORTSBOOK DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS; PROVIDING ENFORCEMENT OVERSIGHT AND DUTIES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; PROVIDING FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION; PROVIDING TAXES AND FEES; PROVIDING FOR THE SPORTS BETTING FUND AND DISTRIBUTION; PROVIDING PENALTIES; AMENDING SECTIONS 23-5-110, 23-5-111, 23-5-112, 23-5-113, 23-5-114, ...
SB 338 - Sen. Terry Gauthier (R-MT)
Provide for construction of the Montana Heritage Center and create museum grants
04/24/2019 - Hearing
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT CREATING THE MONTANA MUSEUMS ACT OF 2020; PROVIDING FUNDING FOR THE MONTANA HERITAGE CENTER; GRANTING AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT THE MONTANA HERITAGE CENTER; CREATING THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANT PROGRAM; REVISING THE SALES TAX ON ACCOMMODATIONS AND CAMPGROUNDS; CREATING ACCOUNTS AND ALLOCATING A PORTION OF TAX PROCEEDS TO THEM; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY RELATED TO THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANT PROGRAM; ALLOCATING GRANTS FROM THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANT PROGRAM; REMOVING THE LIMITATION ON VENDOR ALLOWANCES; AMENDING SECTIONS 15-65-121, 15-68-102, 15-68-510, AND 15-68-820, MCA; AMENDING SECTION 2, CHAPTER 560, LAWS OF 2005; AND PROVIDING A DELAYED EFFECTIVE DATE AND AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
SB 346 - Sen. Steve Fitzpatrick (R-MT)
Generally revise motor vehicle laws
04/18/2019 - Free Conference Committee Appointed
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS; DEFINING ""MANUFACTURER'S SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE""; ALLOWING ELECTRONIC RENEWAL NOTICE; INCREASING CERTAIN FEES FOR MOTORCYCLES AND QUADRICYCLES; REVISING COMMERCIAL DRIVER RECIPROCITY; REVISING THE DEFINITION OF ""MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD""; CONSOLIDATING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; ALLOWING FOR BIOPTIC LENS RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 15-15-201, 61-3-224, 61-3-312, 61-3-316, 61-3-321, 61-3-332, 61-3-414, 61-3-415, 61-3-423, 61-3-474, 61-3-535, 61-4-203, 61-5-111, 61-5-112, 61-5-118, 61-5-123, 61-5-232, 61-11-102, 61-11-503, 61-12-502, AND 61-13-103, MCA; REPEALING SECTIONS 61-3-315, 61-3-506, 61-4-532, 61-5-125, AND 61-11-516, MCA; AND PROVIDING EFFECTIVE DATES.""
SB 35 - Sen. Fred Thomas (R-MT)
Generally revise school safety laws
04/12/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING LAWS RELATED TO SCHOOL SAFETY; CLARIFYING COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN YOUTH COURTS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; STRENGTHENING COUNTY INTERDISCIPLINARY CHILD INFORMATION AND SCHOOL SAFETY TEAMS; ALLOWING REGIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CHILD INFORMATION AND SCHOOL SAFETY TEAMS; REVISING REQUIREMENTS FOR WRITTEN AGREEMENTS; AMENDING SECTIONS 20-1-401, 41-3-205, 41-3-208, 41-5-215, AND 52-2-211, AND 52-2-304, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 353 - Sen. Jill Cohenour (D-MT)
Generally revise MVD laws
04/16/2019 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS RELATED TO VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES; AUTHORIZING THE USE OF REPRODUCTION LICENSE PLATES ON A GENERAL TRANSPORTATION COLLECTOR'S ITEM; REQUIRING THE REPRODUCTION LICENSE PLATE TO MEET CERTAIN STANDARDS; REVISING LAWS RELATED TO SPONSORSHIP OF GENERIC SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATES; REQUIRING CERTAIN ANNUAL CERTIFICATION FROM A SPONSOR OF A GENERIC SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATE; REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO REVOKE SPONSORSHIP OF A GENERIC SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AMENDING SECTIONS 61-3-111, 61-3-320, 61-3-411, 61-3-412, 61-3-413, 61-3-474, AND 61-3-475, MCA; AND PROVIDING A DELAYED EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 358 - Sen. Terry Gauthier (R-MT)
Revise resort area alcoholic beverage license laws
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REVISING RESORT AREA ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSURE LAWS; CREATING RESORT AREA DETERMINATION REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR APPLICATIONS; PROVIDING FEES; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; ALLOWING FOR RESORT AREA ALL-BEVERAGES LICENSES AND REPORT ALCOHOL STORAGE FACILITY LICENSES; PROVIDING AN EXCEPTION TO LICENSE LIMITATIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 16-4-203, 16-4-205, 16-4-210, 16-4-401, 16-4-402, 16-4-501, 16-4-1005, AND 23-5-119, MCA; REPEALING SECTION 16-4-202, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE AND AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
SB 365 - Sen. Dee Brown (R-MT)
Memorialize Flathead veterans on the new southfork bridge
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FLATHEAD VALLEY COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL; DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO INSTALL SIGNS; REQUIRING A FEE TO ADD AN INDIVIDUAL VETERAN'S NAME TO THE MEMORIAL PLAQUE PROVIDING AN APPROPRIATION; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 44 - Sen. Jill Cohenour (D-MT)
Make conservation license a standalone prerequisite license
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT REQUIRING THE PURCHASE OF A WILDLIFE CONSERVATION LICENSE PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR OTHER HUNTING OR FISHING LICENSES; COMMENSURATELY REDUCING THE PRICE OF CERTAIN COMBINATION LICENSES; AMENDING SECTIONS 37-47-304, 76-17-102, 87-1-266, 87-2-115, 87-2-201, 87-2-304, 87-2-307, 87-2-308, 87-2-504, 87-2-505, 87-2-510, 87-2-514, 87-2-701, 87-2-711, 87-2-801, 87-2-803, 87-2-805, 87-2-817, AND 87-6-302, MCA; AND PROVIDING A DELAYED EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 60 - Sen. Daniel Salomon (R-MT)
Generally revise laws related to financial aid programs
04/18/2019 - Sent to Enrolling
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING UNDERGRADUATE FINANCIAL AID LAWS; REVISING THE MONTANA RESIDENT STUDENT FINANCIAL AID PROGRAM; REVISING THE MONTANA STEM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; EXTENDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE MONTANA STEM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO 4 YEARS; ELIMINATING THE GOVERNOR'S POSTSECONDARY SCHOLARSHIP ADVISORY COUNCIL; REPEALING THE GOVERNOR'S POSTSECONDARY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; REPEALING THE MONTANA PROMISE GRANT PROGRAM; PROVIDING FOR TRANSFERS OF FUNDS; AMENDING SECTIONS 20-1-225, 20-26-101, 20-26-102, 20-26-103, 20-26-104, 20-26-201, 20-26-202, 20-26-203, 20-26-603, 20-26-606, 20-26-614, 20-26-616, 20-26-617, AND 23-7-402, MCA; REPEALING SECTIONS 2-15-1524, 20-26-601, 20-26-602, 20-26-604, AND AND 20-26-605, AND 23-7-402, 20-26-621, 20-26-622, AND 20-26-623, MCA; ...
SB 63 - Sen. Diane Sands (D-MT)
Revise licensing, other regulations for Board of Funeral Service
03/07/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING FUNERAL, MORTUARY, AND CEMETERY LAWS; ALLOWING A LICENSING EXEMPTION FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN ACCREDITED MORTUARY OR FUNERAL DEGREE PROGRAMS; REMOVING OUTDATED REFERENCES REGARDING UNDERTAKERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS; REVISING COST ASSIGNMENTS RELATED TO CEMETERY PERPETUAL CARE AND MAINTENANCE TRUSTS; CLARIFYING FUNERAL AND CEMETERY TRUST PROVISIONS; EXTENDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 10-2-111, 37-19-101, 37-19-302, 37-19-303, 37-19-402, 37-19-801, 37-19-802, 37-19-803, 37-19-807, 37-19-808, 37-19-823, AND 37-19-827, MCA; AND REPEALING SECTION 37-19-301, MCA.""
SB 65 - Sen. Keith Regier (R-MT)
Generally revise drug and alcohol laws
04/12/2019 - Tabled in Committee
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING LAWS REGARDING DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS, A DESCRIPTION OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE CRIMES, TREATMENT REQUIREMENTS, SOBRIETY MONITORING PROGRAM, FORFEITURE PROVISIONS, IMPLIED CONSENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE LICENSE SUSPENSION, APPEAL PROCESS, CONDITIONS OF ADMISSIBILITY, PROCESS FOR ADMINISTRATION OF TESTS, CONDITIONS FOR RECEIVING A PROBATIONARY DRIVERS LICENSE, OPEN CONTAINER VIOLATION, REVOCATION AND SUSPENSION OF LICENSE PROCEDURES; PROVIDING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; PROVIDING PENALTIES; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 23-2-535, 44-4-1202, 44-4-1203, 44-4-1205, 45-5-106, 45-5-205, 45-5-207, 45-5-628, 46-16-130, 46-18-201, 46-18-236, 50-46-320, 53-9-103, 61-1-101, 61-2-107, 61-2-302, 61-5-125, 61-5-205, ...
SB 85 - Sen. Steve Fitzpatrick (R-MT)
Revise process to refer veterans to veterans treatment court
04/01/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING VETERANS TREATMENT COURT LAWS; REQUIRING SCREENING AND REFERRAL OF VETERANS INVOLVED IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM TO A VETERANS TREATMENT COURT; REQUIRING DETENTION CENTER STAFF TO REFER A VETERAN BOOKED INTO CERTAIN DETENTION CENTERS TO A VETERANS TREATMENT COURT FOR AN ELIGIBILITY SCREENING; REQUIRING THAT BOOKING INFORMATION BE PROVIDED TO THE COURT; REQUIRING DETENTION CENTER STAFF TO NOTIFY THE VETERANS TREATMENT COURT WHEN A VETERAN IS DETAINED AND REQUIRING THE COURT TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE VETERAN; LIMITING THE APPLICABILITY OF THE LAW TO DETENTION CENTERS IN COUNTIES THAT OPERATE A VETERANS TREATMENT COURT; AND PROVIDING A TERMINATION DATE.""
SB 89 - Sen. Dee Brown (R-MT)
Revise laws on armory account funds
04/17/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT EXPANDING THE ALLOWABLE USES OF PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF AN ARMORY; AMENDING SECTION 10-1-108, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 93 - Sen. Tom Richmond (R-MT)
Require decommissioning and bonding for certain solar
04/18/2019 - Printed - New Version Available
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING SOLAR FACILITY DECOMMISSIONING AND BONDING LAWS; REQUIRING THE OWNERS OF SOLAR FACILITIES TO SUBMIT A DECOMMISSIONING PLAN AND BOND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; ESTABLISHING PLAN AND BOND REQUIREMENTS AND TIMELINES; PROVIDING EXCEPTIONS TO BOND REQUIREMENTS; ESTABLISHING CRITERIA FOR BOND RELEASE; PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO SUBMIT A BOND; ALLOWING THE DEPARTMENT TO PROPERLY DECOMMISSION A FACILITY IN CERTAIN CASES; PROVIDING FOR APPEALS; GRANTING THE DEPARTMENT RULEMAKING AUTHORITY; AMENDING SECTIONS 75-26-301, 75-26-304, 75-26-308, 75-26-309, AND 75-26-310, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.""
SB 98 - Sen. Frank Smith (D-MT)
Adopt most-recent federal laws applicable to National Guard
04/17/2019 - Chapter Number Assigned
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: ""AN ACT ADOPTING THE MOST RECENT FEDERAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS, INCLUDING THE UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE, APPLICABLE TO THE MONTANA NATIONAL GUARD; AMENDING SECTION 10-1-104, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN APPLICABILITY DATE.""
SJ 1 - Sen. Fred Thomas (R-MT)
Senate Joint Resolution on the joint rules
02/19/2019 - Filed with Secretary of State
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA ADOPTING THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE RULES.
SJ 29 - Sen. Dee Brown (R-MT)
Study of public employee pension funding and options
04/18/2019 - Committee Report--Bill Passed
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA REQUESTING AN INTERIM LEGISLATIVE STUDY OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, INCLUDING SENSITIVITY TO MARKET LOSSES UNDER SELECTED SCENARIOS, POLICY AND FUNDING OPTIONS TO HELP MANAGE RISKS, AND HOW BEST TO KEEP THE LEGISLATURE INFORMED.
SJ 32 - Sen. Kenneth Bogner (R-MT)
Joint resolution for Honor and Remember Medallion
04/18/2019 - Committee Report--Bill Passed
A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MONTANA HONORING AND REMEMBERING MONTANA'S FALLEN HEROES WHO VALIANTLY GAVE THEIR LIVES IN MILITARY SERVICE.
SR 4 - Sen. Dee Brown (R-MT)
Confirm Governor's appointees to board of veterans' affairs
02/07/2019 - Filed with Secretary of State
A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA CONCURRING IN, CONFIRMING, AND CONSENTING TO THE APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS MADE BY THE GOVERNOR AND SUBMITTED BY WRITTEN COMMUNICATION DATED JANUARY 10, 2019, TO THE SENATE.
SR 56 - Sen. Dee Brown (R-MT)
Confirm Governor's appointees to Board of Veterans' Affairs
04/18/2019 - Committee Report--Resolution Adopted
A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA CONCURRING IN, CONFIRMING, AND CONSENTING TO THE APPOINTMENTS TO THE BOARD OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS MADE BY THE GOVERNOR AND SUBMITTED BY WRITTEN COMMUNICATION DATED APRIL 12, 2019, TO THE SENATE.
 
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