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About SAVA


The State Administration and Veterans' Affairs Interim Committee (SAVA) is a joint bipartisan committee of the legislature that meets between legislative sessions.

Pursuant to sections 5-5-202, 5-5-211, 5-5-215, 5-5-228, Montana Code Annoted, the committee's activities encompass administrative rule review, program monitoring, and authorization for drafting assigned agency legislative proposals. The following are the committee's assigned agencies:

  • Department of Administration
  • Public Employees' Retirement Board
  • Teachers' Retirement Board
  • State Lottery Commission
  • Department of Military Affairs
  • Board of Veterans' Affairs
  • Secretary of State's Office
  • Office of the Commissioner of Political Practices

The committee's oversight jurisdiction encompasses any issues relevant to state admininistration, elections, and military affairs, such as the following:

  • Public employee pay and benefits
  • Statewide public employee retirement systems
  • Public contracting and procurement
  • State information technology services
  • Elections and campaign practices
  • Military and veteran affairs
  • Disaster and emergency services
  • See the Committee Topics page for the specific issues being examined by SAVA this interim.



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    PO Box 201706
    Helena, MT 59620-1706
    Phone: (406)444-3078
    FAX: (406)444-3036


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