Montana State Legislature

Meeting Information

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Meeting Details:

Meeting information is available from the main page under Committee Topics, Minutes, Legislation, Reports.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

There are no upcoming meetings. The Economic Affairs Interim Committee has completed its 2019-2020 work.

Meeting Materials

Past Meeting: Sept. 10, 2020 Video-conference


Legislation Proposed by Agencies Monitored by the EAIC
(Monitored Agencies Not Listed Do Not Have Legislation)

Guidelines from Legislative Council

Alcohol Beverage Control Division, Dept. of Revenue
Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
Department of Labor and Industry, Board Proposals
Department of Livestock
State Auditor's Office

COVID-19 Updates - See Emerging Issues under Committee Topics page

Reports to the EAIC

Rule Review

Member Issues/Placeholder Legislation

Committee Studies

  • SJ 18 Study: Occupational Licensing of Those with Criminal Convictions
    Draft Final Report
  • SJ 24 Study: Lodging Facility Use Tax
    Draft Final Report, Proposed Bill Drafts: Changing Seller Terminology, Combining Tax Terminology

Other Proposed Placeholder Legislation

Agency Monitoring Overview

Members of the public who wish to participate may join the meeting by first contacting staff (emailing or calling 406-444-3594) by 5 p.m. the day before the meeting; provide your name and the phone number you will be using to participate. You will be sent instructions for joining and participating in the meeting. Any emailed public comments received by 5 p.m. Sept. 9 will be provided to committee members as well as posted on the committee website.

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EAIC Meeting June 30 and July 1, 2020

EAIC's COVID-19 Related Meeting Materials April - July

Small Business Administration (Montana District) Updates

  • PPP (through 4/13/20);  PPP (through 5/1/2020), PPP (through 7/24/2020)
  • EIDL and EIDL Advances (5/24/20), EIDL (7-25-2020)
    Montana - 8,265 loans for $463,395,800 (through 7/15/2020)
    Montana - 17,234 advances for $51,221,000 (through 7/15/2020)

EAIC Letterto the SBA (4/15/20)

Montana COVID Impacts

Agency Monitoring