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State Administration and Veterans' Affairs

VA Mission Act (revision to Vet Choice Program)

Voter Information Access Laws

Agency Bill Draft Request Proposals

Disabled Elector Statutory Update

Agency Oversight - Statutorily Required Reports

Rule Review

  • Bill Draft LCsa04
    • 5/11/2018 Memo re: 2-63-575 (DOA / State Lottery): ADOPTED: Notice of Proposed Amendment - Definitions - Retailer Applications, Required Rule Reading, Bonding, and Commission - Licenses - Business Changes - Electronic Funds Transfer - Tickets - Prizes -Winner Redemptions)
  • 7/31/2018 Memo re:2-13-577 (DOA): Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption - 9-1-1 Grants

Committee Bills - preliminary discussion drafts

  • LCsa01 - Restricting ability of governor to appoint U.S. House member in case of vacancy
  • LCsa02 - Adding voter registration to qualified elector provision for residents of water/sewer districts
  • LCsa03 - Study resolution for interim study of elector qualification provisions for all special purpose districts

Public Employee Pensions

Elections

Agency Bill Review

Rule Review

  • 5/11/2018 Memo re: 2-63-575 (DOA / State Lottery): ADOPTED: Notice of Proposed Amendment - Definitions - Retailer Applications, Required Rule Reading, Bonding, and Commission - Licenses - Business Changes - Electronic Funds Transfer - Tickets - Prizes -Winner Redemptions)
  • 7/9/2018 Memo re: 2-63-576 (PERS): Notice of Proposed Adoption - Commencement of Guaranteed Annual Benefit Adjustment. No Public Hearing Contemplated.

Voting Equipment for Disabled Electors

Public Employee Pensions

Statutorily Required Reports

Rule Review*

    • 2/23/2018 Memo re MAR Notice No. 2-67-569 (DOA - Board of County Printing: Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment - Rates for County Legal Advertising.)
    • 2/23/2018 Memo re MAR Notice No. 2-13-574 (DOA - Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption - Public Safety Answering Point Allowable Uses of Funds.)
    • 2/23/2018 Memo re MAR Notice No. 2-43-565 (PERS - Notice of Proposed Amendment - Investment Policy Statement for the Defined Contribution Retirement Plan - Investment Policy Statement for the 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan. No Public Hearing Contemplated.)

Political Practices and Campaign Finance

Public Pension Plans

Voting Systems

Veterans Affairs

Rule Review*

    • 1/17/2018 Memo re MAR Notice No. 2-2-568 (DOA: Notice of Proposed Amendment - Procedural Rules)
    • 1/17/2018 Memo re MAR Notice No. 2-43-564 (MPERA: Notice of Proposed Amendment - Adoption by Reference of the State of Montana Public Employee Defined Contribution Plan Document and the State of Montana Public Employee Deferred Compensation (457) Plan Document)
    • 1/8/2018 Memo re MAR Notice No. 2-13-566 (DOA: Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption - Public Safety Answering Point Certification, Funding, and Monitoring)
    • 10/24/2017 Memo re MAR Notice No. 44-2-229 (COPP: Notice of Proposed Amendment - Campaign Finance Reporting, Disclosure, and Practices)

Veterans

Elections

Rule Review

  • 9/12 Memo re MAR Notice No. 44-2-229 (COPP: Notice of Proposed Amendment - Campaign Finance Reporting, Disclosure, and Practices)**
  • 9/8 Memo re MAR Notice No. 44-2-228 (SOS: Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment - Scheduled Dates for the 2018 Montana Administrative Register)**
  • 8/29 Memo re MAR Notice No. 2-21-557 (DOA: Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment and Repeal - Recruitment and Selection Policy)
  • 8/29 Memo re MAR Notice No. 2-21-563 (DOA: Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment - Employee Records Management Policy)
  • 8/10 Memo re MAR Notice No. 44-2-227 (SOS: Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment - Online Filing of Annual Reports)
  • 7/19 Memo re MAR Notice No. 44-2-226 (SOS: Notice of Proposed Amendment - Access to Public Information and Fees for Copies)

July 20, 2017 - Meeting Materials

The video/audio meeting archives are still under development. However, meeting recordings are available using the interface below.

A Guide to Using the Archives

Past/Current Recordings

About SAVA

Overview

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 5-5-2025-5-2115-5-215, 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 following are the committee's assigned agencies:

The committee's oversight jurisdiction encompasses any issues relevant to state admininistration, elections, and military affairs, such as the following:

  • Public employee pay and benefits
  • Statewide public employee retirement systems
  • Public contracting and procurement
  • State information technology services
  • Elections and campaign practices
  • Military and veteran affairs
  • Disaster and emergency services

See the Committee Topics page for the specific issues being examined by SAVA this interim.

Committee Staff:

Sheri Scurr, Lead Staff
K. Virginia Aldrich,Attorney
Jenni Carr, Secretary

Get all the latest information and news about the Interim Committees by visiting the online journal, The Interim.

The Interim Online Journal
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