The State-Tribal Relations Committee will review several legislative proposals related to motor carrier services, runaway youth, missing persons, and federal recognition of the Little Shell at its June 24-26 meeting.

The proposals include:

As the legislature's liaison with tribal governments, the STRC is scheduled to meet with the Fort Belknap Indian Community Council and the Fort Peck Executive Board June 24 and 25, respectively.

The committee will also hear from the governor's director of Indian Affairs, discuss the all mail ballot primary election with county election administrators and stakeholders, and get updates related to its study of improving communication between the state and tribes regarding cases of child abuse and neglect.

All of the meeting materials and the full agenda are posted on the committee's website:

The meeting will occur via Zoom and is open to the public. If you want to participate, please send your request via email to by noon on June 23. Written comments may also be sent to

If you wish to view the meeting only, it will be streamed live on and broadcast on the Montana Public Affairs Network (MPAN).

For questions or to provide comment, contact the committee's staff: Hope Stockwell,, 406-444-9280

The Legislative News.