2-4-402 through 2-4-412 set out the administrative rule oversight powers and duties of the EQC.
2-15-1514 requires participation of a representative of the Legislative Services Division on the Natural Resources Advisory Committee. This has typically been assigned to the EQC staff on an as needed basis.
2-15-1523 requires participation of a representative of the Legislative Services Division on the Ground Water Assessment Steering Committee. The steering committee makes periodic reports to the EQC.
5-5-202, 5-5-211, and 5-5-215 discuss the organization and duties of interim committees. Interim committees must review statutorily established advisory councils and required reports of assigned agencies to make recommendations to the next Legislature on retention or elimination of any advisory council or required reports.
5-5-231 requires the EQC and Water Policy Interim Committee to coordinate on water issues.
5-16-101 through 5-16-105 discuss the composition and terms of the EQC.
75-1-201 and 75-1-208 require state natural resource agencies to submit copies of environmental review (MEPA) documents to the EQC. A project sponsor may appear before the EQC at a regularly scheduled meeting to discuss issues regarding an executive agency's environmental review of the project.
75-1-314 states that the Departments of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Agriculture, and Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) report specific compliance and enforcement information to the EQC.
76-13-145 required the DNRC to report its progress in designating wildland-urban interface parcels to an appropriate interim committee assigned to study wildland fire suppression or to the EQC. (Repealed 2013.)
77-2-366 obligates the DNRC to submit a detailed report of the land banking program to the EQC by July 1 of even-numbered years. Beginning in 2013, the DNRC must also provide a summary report to the EQC on or before July 1 of each year on sales of state land cabins or homesites
82-2-701 states the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology must report to the EQC and the Education and Local Government Interim Committee on its investigation of the state's sand and gravel deposits within one year of starting its investigations.
85-1-203 requires the DNRC to submit a copy of the State Water Plan or any plan changes to the EQC.
85-2-105 establishes the EQC's water policy duties. The EQC is specifically required to analyze and comment on the state water plan, the state water development process, water-related research, and the adequacy of the water resources data management system.
85-2-281 requires the Water Court and the DNRC to report to the EQC on the progress of the adjudication process until 2020.
85-2-436 requires the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks (DFWP) to submit a summary report to the EQC by December 1 of odd-numbered years [changed from yearly in 2007] of all appropriation rights changed to an instream flow purpose in the previous 2 years.