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Starting at 10 a.m. on May 14, the Local Government Interim Committee (LGIC) will cover agenda items related to local impacts of the COVID-19 emergency and the federal Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee will meet by video conference on May 11 and May 13 to take up topics related to its studies of senior and long-term care and child protective services. The meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m. on May 11 and will continue at 1...
Monday, May 4, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) meets on May 12 via video conference. The LJIC will continue several interim studies, hear an update from Department of Corrections' staff, and review six preliminary bill drafts it is considering recommending to the 2021 Legislature.

Monday, May 4, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Geocodes Working Group will meet May 1, May 6, and May 13. These meetings will either be Zoom video calls or phone conference calls. All meetings start at 10 a.m.

Monday, April 27, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
The Economic Affairs Interim Committee of the legislature will have a teleconference call April 30 to get updates about impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Montana employees and businesses, including the role of local banks in helping roll out federal Small Business Administration...
Monday, April 27, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

A subcommittee of the Legislative Finance Committee will discuss public pension funding risks during a Zoom video conference May 4. The Pension and Local Government Subcommittee meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. with the pension portion beginning at about 11 a.m.  

Thursday, April 23, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Education Interim Committee (EDIC) will hold two remote meetings the afternoons of April 30 and May 5, 2020, from 1 PM to roughly 4 PM each day to continue its interim work following the cancelation of its March 19-20 meeting.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Revenue Interim Committee will hold a video conference call on April 29 at 9:30 a.m.

Monday, April 20, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Environmental Quality Council will hold a video conference on April 27 at 2 p.m. to discuss a Department of Environmental Quality proposed rule on radioactive waste.

Monday, April 20, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

Legislators will discuss special education funding and get an update on COVID-19 impacts on Montana schools during a video conference on April 23 at 1:00 p.m.

Friday, April 17, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: