Sen. Gordon Vance elected presiding officer; Rep. Nate McConnell elected vice presiding officer.
Rep. Vince Ricci and Rep. Sharon Stewart-Peregoy appointed as liaisons to Montana State Fund.
Rep. Ricci and Sen. Tom Facey appointed as liaisons to the Rail Service Competition Council.
Sen. Gordon Vance and Sen. Lea Whitford named as EAIC members of the HB 661 study of the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab and other labs.
Sen. Ed Buttrey and Rep. Mark Noland named to serve on the HJR 20 health care pricing transparency subcommittee if the Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee chooses to have a subcommittee with expanded membership.
A letter was signed and sent to Governor Steve Bullock and Labor and Industry Commissioner Pam Bucy to recommend renewal of the Labor-Management Advisory Council.
The Economic Affairs Interim Committee (EAIC) is a joint bipartisan committee of the Montana Legislature that meets during the interims between legislative sessions. It conducts interim studies and generally reviews issues related to economic development. It also monitors the programs and functions of the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Labor and Industry, and Livestock, as well as the Office of the State Auditor and Insurance Commissioner, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the Montana State Fund, the Division of Banking and Financial Institutions, and the Liquor Control Division.