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Legislature looks at bill on murdered and missing indigenous women

 

January 28, 2019



State Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, said during a Havre teleconference with local legislators that House Bill 21, Hannah’s Act, sponsored by Rae Peppers, D-Lame Deer, will involve the Montana Department of Justice assisting in cases of murdered and missing indigenous women.

Speaking in Helena, Bachmeier added that this bill will be attached to a $100,000 appropriation to help departments communicate and collaborate.

Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, said the bill was brought forward and will expand work on missing persons to include all Montanans. He said currently no agency has a...



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