MTLeg Weekly Debrief: Week Of March 27-31
The Frontier Institute has identified 2 new Key Bills, 10 new Red Tape Relief Bills being signed by the Governor and 8 Key Bill Updates for the week of March 27th - 31st
SB 528 follows Frontier Institute recommendations to reform zoning regulations to give Montana landowners more freedom to build affordable starter homes. This bill legalizes Accessory Dwelling Units across Montana.
Current Status: Senate Local Government Committee hearing held on March 27th at 3:00PM
SB 550 will expand access to Direct Patient Care (DPC) by clarifying the ability of employers to offer a DPC membership to employees through a tax advantaged account. During the 2021 Legislative Session, Montana passed the most expansive Direct Patient Care authorization in the nation. SB 550 will build upon the current success of DPC in Montana by ensuring more Montanans can benefit from this innovative healthcare model.
Current Status: Senate Taxation Committee hearing held on March 29th at 8:30AM
- 3 Bills Transmitted To 2nd Chamber
- 11 Bill Hearings Scheduled
- 8 Bills Passed 2nd Committee
- 1 Bill Stuck In Committee
- 6 Bills Passed 2nd Chamber Floor Vote
- 9 Bills Transmitted To The Governor
- 25 Total Bills Signed By The Governor
To track the status of all of these Red Tape Relief Bills CLICK HERE.
Key Bill Updates:
SB 101: Passed Final Floor Vote In 2nd Chamber
SB 112: Passed 2nd Committee
SB 178: Passed 2nd Committee
HB 313: Passed 2nd Committee
HB 326: Passed Final Floor Vote In 2nd Chamber
SB 313: Passed 2nd Committee
HB 777: Passed 2nd Committee
HB 825: Passed 1st Committee