The Energy and Telecommunications Interim Committee (ETIC) will meet March 23-24 to continue its work for the 2019-20 interim. The meeting begins at 9 a.m., in room 172 of the state Capitol.
Meeting schedules are subject to change considering current public health concerns. Any further changes to the meeting dates will be updated as quickly as possible via press release and current public notice procedures.
ETIC members will continue work on interim committee studies with an overview of transmission issues and analysis of other states' consumer advocacy staff and procedures. The committee will also examine the development of 5G mobile networks in Montana and discuss wind farm sighting issues near military installations.
During the meeting in Helena, the committee will also hear statutorily required reports on the Montana Call Before You Dig program and the Montana High-Performance Building program.
If you are unable to attend the meeting, you may send comments by March 27 to Trevor.Graff@mt.gov or by mail to:
Legislative Services Division
Attn: Trevor Graff
P.O. Box 201706
Helena, MT 59620-1706
Members of the 2019-20 ETIC are senators Janet Ellis, Mary McNally, Keith Regier, and Tom Richmond and representatives Derek Skees, Laurie Bishop, Denise Hayman, Christopher Pope, Brad Tschida, and Daniel Zolnikov.
The meeting will be live streamed at http://leg.mt.gov and will be broadcast on the Montana Public Affairs Network (MPAN.) Please check your local channel listings to find MPAN in your area.
For more information about the meeting, including a full agenda, visit the committee's website or contact Trevor Graff, committee staff.
Committee Website: https://leg.mt.gov/committees/interim/2019etic/
Committee Staff: Trevor.Graff@mt.gov or 406-444-4975