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 committee's assigned agencies are the:
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; and
Office of the Commissioner of Political Practices.
The committee also examines any other emerging issues related to state administration, such as public contracting, state information technology services, state employee health care benefits, etc.