Montana State Legislature

2013-2014 Energy and Telecommunication Interim Committee

The ETIC has completed its work for the interim. 
A final report on Montana's Renewable Portfolio Standard is available HERE.

Curious about your energy bill?
ETIC staff analyzed utility bills from NorthWestern Energy, Montana-Dakota Utilities, and two rural electric cooperatives. You can learn more about your utility bill, and why you pay different rates. Check it out, here:

NorthWestern Energy Bill

Montana-Dakota Utilities Bill

Rural Electric Cooperatives Bill

  • Representative Mike Lang (R)
  • Representative Mary McNally (D)
  • Representative Keith Regier (R)--Vice Chair
  • Representative Tom Steenberg (D)
  • Senator Edward Buttery(R)
  • Senator Robyn Driscoll(D)
  • Senator Cliff Larsen(D)--Chair
  • Senator Alan Olson(R)
*The complete text for any of the proposed rules listed below, including any hearing information, may be accessed by visiting and entering the MAR Notice Number in the "Search by Notice No." field in the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

Additional information regarding rulemaking and the Legislature's role in the administrative rulemaking prcess may be accessed here. Rule summaries presented to the Energy and Telecommunications Interim Committee are below.
June 2013 Rules Summary September 2013 Rules Summary October 2013 Rules Summary November 2013 Rules Summary
March 2014 Rules Summary May 2014 Rules Summary July 2014 Rules Summary September 2014 Rules Summary

Dept. of Public Service Regulation

Notice Date MAR Notice No. Agency, Board or Commission Subject Staff Memo/Other Documents



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