Montana State Legislature

2023-2024 State-Tribal Relations Committee

Next Scheduled Meeting:

October 5-6, 2023
Great Falls, MT & Box Elder, MT

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Committee Staff:

Casey Pallister, Research Analyst

Laura Sankey Keip, Attorney

Bethany McDowell James, Secretary

The State-Tribal Relations Committee (STRC) acts as a liaison with tribal governments in Montana, encourages state-tribal and local government-tribal cooperation, and conducts interim studies as assigned. The committee may also propose legislation and report its activities, findings, or recommendations to the Legislature. STRC is the only bipartisan committee of the Legislature, and has a total of 10 appointed legislative members.
The committee's statutory duties are in 5-5-229, MCA.

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