Montana State Legislature

Meeting Information

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Meeting Details:

The Jan. 18-19, 2022, meeting will be a hybrid meeting held in the Capitol building and via Zoom.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

March 15-16, 2022; May 17-18; July 12-13; Sept. 20-21

Meeting Materials

Next meeting: Jan. 18-19, 2022


Staff memo to committee (Jan. 10)

A background on water rights: Where to go for relevant information

Adjudication update (85-2-281, MCA)

CSKT water rights compact: Establishment of Flathead Reservation Water Management Board

U.S. Forest Service water reservations (85-20-1401)

Instream leasing report (85-2-436)

Water storage in Wyoming: Wyoming Water Development Office

Comprehensive review of water administration and management

Ground Water Investigation Program (85-2-525)

Study of Flathead River erosion (SJ28): Boat use estimates, 310/404 permits, bank stabilization, and historical maps and photos

American Rescue Plan Act irrigation grants

Agency rulemaking update: Narrative nutrient standards (SB358)

  • Proposed administrative rule for the adaptive management program to implement narrative nutrient standards (MAR 17-420, Dec. 2021)
  • Memo from Legal Services Office

Interim committee review of proposed ballot initiative: Designation of outstanding resource waters

Letter to SoS with draft ballot language (Dec. 2021)

Proposed amendment to committee rules for consideration of ballot initiatives (LSO)


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