Bills being discussed in the Legislature
Last updated 1/17/2023 at 10:18am
As we started the second week of legislative session, things were still a bit unsettled.
By Wednesday, I could see where a theme was starting to form. Most of the bills that were being presented were what are called “agency bills.” The governor has asked for a law cleansing, or purge, of outdated language in Montana law. In some cases, the bills cut red tape or more clearly explain the original intent of the law. A good example would be a bill needing authorization every other year. This type of bill would be resolved by a simple date change from 2021 to 2023.
One bill we heard on t...