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The State Administration and Veterans' Affairs Interim Committee has received 23 letters from members of the legislature objecting to 16 proposed new and revised campaign finance rules. By law, this requires the committee to conduct a poll of the legislature about legislative intent when it...
Monday, November 16, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: State Admin & Veterans' Affairs Interim Committee
The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee will travel to Billings this month to hear ideas for its study of children's mental health outcomes. The committee also will take an in-depth look at Alzheimer's disease at its Nov. 19-20 meeting, which will be...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Children Families Health & Human Services Interim

The Commission on Sentencing will meet on November 17-18 in Room 152 of the State Capitol. The commissioners will meet on a variety of topics and will continue a year-long study of Montana's criminal justice system required by Senate Bill 224.

Thursday, November 5, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Commission on Sentencing

The Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee will hold a conference call on November 4, 2015 to provide direction on a poll required to be conducted because 20 or more legislators objected to a proposed administrative rule.

Monday, November 2, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Revenue & Transportation Interim Committee

The Environmental Quality Council (EQC) will review  changes to proposed rules that guide special hunts designed to reduce the damage game animals cause to land or crops.

The Legislative Audit Committee (LAC) will meet November 4th and 5th in Room 137 of the State Capitol.The LAC is tasked with advising the Legislative Auditor as well as reviewing legislative audit reports and releasing them to the public.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: DPHHS, Legislative Audit Committee
The State-Tribal Relations Committee will meet by conference call on November 4 at 10 a.m. to discuss whether to send letters of support to the Montana Congressional Delegation regarding S. 1419, the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act sponsored by U.S. Senator Jon Tester.
Friday, October 23, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: State-Tribal Relations Committee

A legislative committee will be looking for ideas from mental health providers and others interested in Montana's system of children's mental health services when it meets next month in Billings.

The State-Tribal Relations Committee (STRC) meets October 21 and 22 in Helena to take up the first two pieces of its interim work plan -- state-tribal tax agreements and state implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). The meeting will be held in Room 137 of the Capitol.
Thursday, October 8, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: State-Tribal Relations Committee, ICWA
The Education and Local Government Interim Committee will take on three legislative studies, hear updates on reauthorization of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Office of Public Instruction’s rulemaking and statewide assessment activities, and the Montana University...