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SENATE BILL NO. 279

INTRODUCED BY C. VINCENT

 

AN ACT REQUIRING THE LEGISLATIVE SERVICES DIVISION TO OFFER TO PROVIDE A HISTORY OF THE SUBJECT MATTER REQUESTED IN A BILL DRAFT REQUEST.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:

 

     Section 1.  Pre-drafting. (1) Prior to the legislative services division working on a bill draft request, the legislative services division shall offer to provide to the requesting legislator a brief history on the subject matter in the legislature in the past five sessions, including but not limited to:

     (a) any legislation introduced in the past five sessions; and

     (b) links to any online materials including bills, fiscal notes, audio or video files, and minutes.

     (2) The legislative services division may request assistance from the legislative fiscal division or legislative audit division on any state budgetary, fiscal, or audit information related to the subject matter.

 

     Section 2.  Codification instruction. [Section 1] is intended to be codified as an integral part of Title 5, chapter 4, part 1, and the provisions of Title 5, chapter 4, part 1, apply to [section 1].

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