The Children and Families Committee is responsible by law for carrying out interim studies and monitoring the activities of the Department of Public Health and Human Services. Senate Bill 423 in 2011 also gave the committee the responsibility of monitoring implementation of the Montana Marijuana Act, which replaced the former Montana Medical Marijuana Act.
Reports and other materials related to these topics are available by clicking on the links below.
The committee's work plan outlined how it would handle these responsibilities throughout the interim. The committee's final report, "Considering the Health and Well-Being of Montanans," summarizes the information the committee received over the interim and the actions it took related to its studies and other duties.