Law and Justice Interim Committee

LJIC to Finish Solitary Confinement Study, Other Interim Work in September

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on September 4, 2018

On Sept. 11, the Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) will meet for the final time before the 2019 session. The meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. in Room 102 of the Capitol in Helena.

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Interim Wrap Up Begins

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on August 16, 2018

The Law and Justice Interim Committee members kept their eyes focused on the upcoming legislative session during the committee’s July meeting. Staff from every agency under the LJIC’s jurisdiction as well as the Judicial Branch updated the committee on their work this interim.

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Law and Justice to Consider Drafts of Three Potential Committee Bills

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on July 5, 2018

The Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) will meet at 8 a.m. on July 16 in Room 102 of the Capitol in Helena.

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Law and Justice Narrows Interim Work, Requests Bill Drafts for Discussion

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on June 4, 2018

The Law and Justice Interim Committee wasted little time during its May meeting, packing multiple topics and updates into the day. By the meeting’s end, the LJIC had directed staff to prepare three draft bills for discussion at its July meeting.

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LJIC to Concentrate on SJ 25 Study of Solitary Confinement

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on May 14, 2018

The Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) will meet at 8 a.m. on May 21 in Room 102 of the Capitol in Helena.

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LJIC Gains Hand-On Perspectives of Criminal Justice System During Billings Visit

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on March 29, 2018

The Law and Justice Interim Committee members spent two full days in March in the Magic City experiencing the realities of Montana’s criminal justice system by touring local facilities and listening to people who live or work in the facilities.

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LJIC Meets in Billings, Plans Several Tours

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on March 13, 2018

The Law and Justice Interim Committee will meet on March 19-20 in Billings. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. on March 19 at the Board of Oil and Gas Conservation hearing room at 2535 St. Johns Avenue.

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Law and Justice Interim Committee Plays Catchup and Plans Travel

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on February 16, 2018

After a special session forced the cancellation of a November 2017 meeting, the LJIC members used January’s meeting to catch up with interim study and agency oversight duties.

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Meeting Set for January 29th and 30th

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on January 22, 2018

The Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) will meet on January 29 and 30 in Room 102 of the State Capitol, beginning at 9 a.m. on Jan. 29 and continuing at 8 a.m. on Jan. 30.

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Understanding the Agencies

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on October 2, 2017

Agency introductions and oversight topics dominated the recent Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) meeting. LJIC members met agency directors and staff for several executive Branch agencies and also for the Judicial Branch.

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LJIC to Hear from Agency Leaders on September 21

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on September 12, 2017

The Law and Justice Interim Committee meets again on September 21 in Helena. The meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. in room 102 of the State Capitol.

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Law and Justice Elects Officers and Creates Work Plan

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on July 18, 2017

The Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) met on June 28 to elect officers and plan its interim work. Members elected Sen. Diane Sands (D-Missoula) as presiding officer and Rep. Jimmy Patelis (R-Billings) as vice presiding officer.

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Law and Justice Holds its First Meeting of the 2017-18 Interim

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on June 19, 2017

The Law and Justice Interim Committee meets June 28 in room 137 of the State Capitol. The meeting will start at 10 a.m., and it is the first meeting of the committee for the 2017-2018 interim.

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