Montana State Legislature

Agency Bill Drafting


2022 Agency Bill Drafting Workshop

On September 16, 2022, at 1 p.m., the Legislative Services Division held a 2.5-hour Agency Bill Drafting Workshop. The workshop was recorded for those that were unable to attend or for those that need a refresher course on agency bill drafting techniques.

Additional resources:


2023 Legislative Session: MS Word version 2013 and 2016

The Microsoft Word Bill Drafting Macros and Templates may be used to format bills, insert standard language, and retrieve MCA sections. The Word templates require a connection to the Internet to retrieve Bill Sections and may be opened from the Internet or downloaded; you will save the resulting bill locally under a different name.

Bill Drafting Template User Guide - Template

  • Please review the user guide for download and bill drafting instructions
  • Use the Microsoft Edge internet browser when downloading the Word Template

For help using these templates, contact:

Information Technology Services Division (ITSD)
Department of Administration

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