2019 Session Information

 
Session Calendar

The tentative 2019 Session Calendar is available. The calendar provides Legislative Day/Bill Draft Dates/Transmittal Dates and is subject to change.

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Bill Lookup

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Bill Drafting 

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Session Employment

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Legislative Leaders

OFFICERS OF THE SENATE

President: Jim Peterson, R-Buffalo

President Pro Tempore: Bruce Tutvedt, R-Kalispell

Majority Leader: Jeff Essmann, R-Billings

Majority Whips: Taylor Brown, R-Huntley; Chas Vincent, R-Libby

Minority Leader: Carol Williams, D-Missoula

Minority Whip: Kim Gillan, D-Missoula

 

OFFICERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Speaker: Mike Milburn, R-Cascade

Speaker Pro Tempore: Janna Taylor, R-Dayton

Majority Leader: Tom McGillvray, R-Billings

Majority Whips: Gerald Bennett, R-Libby; Keith Regier, R-Kalispell; Cary Smith, R-Billings; Wendy Warburton, R-Havre

Minority Leader: Jon Sesso, D-Butte

Minority Caucus Leader: Betsy Hands, D-Missoula

Minority Whips: Chuck Hunter, D-Helena; Margaret MacDonald, D-Billings

Special Session Convened November 14, 2017 and Adjourned November 15, 2017

Call to the 65th Legislature for a Special Session

Amended Proclamation - November 13, 2017

Expansion/concurrent calls:

  • Republican Petition (budget, fund transfers, etc.) w/signatures
  • Rep. Usher Petition (furlough) w/signatures
  • Rep. Redfield Petition (tax credits) w/signatures
  • Sen. Regier motion: I move that the legislature convene itself into a special session to run concurrently with the special session beginning November 14, 2017 to consider legislation to transfer a portion of the general fund appropriation from the Montana Developmental Center to the state fire fund.
  • Sen. Olszewski motion: I move that the legislature convene itself into a special session to run concurrently with the special session beginning November 14, 2017 to consider legislation revising the vital statistic laws to prohibit the amendment or correction of gender designations in vital records.