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Legislative Bulletin!

MLTA 2015 LEGISLATIVE BILL TRACKING LIST

revised 11/11/14

The 64th session of the Montana Legislature will convene on January 5th, 2015. The Association is active on behalf of the membership and below is a list of the bills we are tracking and our position on each measure.  You can access the useful state website on the 2015 session by going to: http://laws.leg.mt.gov/legprd/law0203w$.startup?P_SESS=20151 .

 

M = Monitor O = Oppose  S = Support  A=Amendment Offered  SA = Support with Amendments (**Positions subject to change as bills are amended.)

 

 

Total number of Unintroduced Bills - 39

Bill Draft No.
(LC No.)

Request
Date

Requestor

Status

Status
Date

Short Title

Position

LC0052

01/14/2014

Bradley Hamlett (D) SD 15

(C) Draft On Hold

09/16/2014

Revise exempt well laws

M

LC0053

01/15/2014

John Brenden (R) SD 17

(C) Draft to Requester for Review

10/31/2014

Prohibit payments to certain block management cooperators with easements

M

LC0067

03/05/2014

Jonathan Windy Boy (D) SD 16

(C) Draft On Hold

09/05/2014

Revise insurance laws

M

LC0077

03/24/2014

Bradley Hamlett (D) SD 15

(C) Draft to Requester for Review

10/30/2014

Revise river bed laws

M

LC0092

04/29/2014

Ellie Boldman Hill (D) HD 90

(C) Draft Request Received

04/29/2014

Revise public administrator services regarding persons subject to tax lien sale

M

LC0125

05/12/2014

Roger Webb (R) SD 23

(C) Draft in Legal Review

11/10/2014

Limiting liability for title insurers of condominiums converted to townhouses

M

LC0126

05/12/2014

Roger Webb (R) SD 23

(C) Draft in Legal Review

11/10/2014

Generally revise condominium and townhouse ownership laws

M

LC0127

05/12/2014

Roger Webb (R) SD 23

(C) Draft in Legal Review

11/10/2014

Generally revise condominium and townhouse ownership laws

M

LC0170

06/11/2014

Rick Ripley (R) SD 10

(C) Draft Request Received

06/11/2014

Generally revise minor subdivision review criteria

M

LC0258

07/21/2014

For  Department of Revenue by Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee

(C) Draft to Requester for Review

11/03/2014

Authorize public disclosure of real estate sale prices for tax appraisals

M

LC0259    

07/21/2014

For  Department of Revenue by Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee

(C) Draft in Input/Proofing

10/30/2014

Revise electronic signature authority

M

LC0276

07/21/2014

For  Public Service Commission by Energy and Telecommunications Interim Committee

(C) Draft Request Received

07/21/2014

Revise and update railroad laws

M

LC0290

08/01/2014

Bridget Smith (D) HD 31

(C) Draft Request Received

08/01/2014

Revise railroad tax laws

M

LC0333

08/25/2014

Roger Webb (R) SD 23

(C) Draft Request Received

08/25/2014

Revise laws related to personal name information and property ownership

M

LC0354

09/05/2014

Ryan Lynch (D) HD 76

(C) Draft Request Received

09/05/2014

Revise laws regarding clerk of court fees for transmitting records

M

LC0399

09/18/2014

For  Department of Natural Resources and Conservation by Environmental Quality Council

(C) Draft to Requester for Review

11/11/2014

Allow water permit reduction due to incomplete use

M

LC0400

09/18/2014

For  Department of Natural Resources and Conservation by Environmental Quality Council

(C) Draft Request Received

09/18/2014

Revise public notice provisions for water rights

M

LC0401    

09/18/2014

For  Department of Natural Resources and Conservation by Environmental Quality Council

(C) Draft in Input/Proofing

11/05/2014

Allow electronic fund transfers for trust lands

M

LC0402

09/18/2014

For  Department of Natural Resources and Conservation by Environmental Quality Council

(C) Draft Request Received

09/18/2014

Facilitate cabin and home-site sales

M

LC0421

09/19/2014

For  Department of Administration by Economic Affairs Interim Committee

(C) Draft to Drafter - Edit Review [JLN]

11/10/2014

Revise Montana mortgage laws

M

LC0422

09/19/2014

For  Department of Administration by Economic Affairs Interim Committee

(C) Draft in Legal Review

11/07/2014

Revise banking laws relating to documents filed with the Department

M

LC0425

09/19/2014

For  State Auditor by Economic Affairs Interim Committee

(C) Draft Request Received

09/19/2014

Revise duties of state auditor office related to insurance and securities laws

M

LC0430

09/19/2014

For  State Auditor by Economic Affairs Interim Committee

(C) Draft Request Received

09/19/2014

Allow for electronic delivery of insurance policies

M

LC0431

09/19/2014

For  State Auditor by Economic Affairs Interim Committee

(C) Draft to Requester for Review

10/29/2014

Limit loss experience look-back period for homeowner's insurance

M

LC0435

09/19/2014

For  State Auditor by Economic Affairs Interim Committee

(C) Draft Request Received

09/19/2014

Expand surplus lines of insurance

M

LC0438

09/19/2014

For  State Auditor by Economic Affairs Interim Committee

(C) Draft Request Received

09/19/2014

Update insurance laws to meet NAIC accreditation standards

M

LC0448

09/19/2014

 Education and Local Government Interim Committee

(C) Draft Request Received

09/19/2014

Generally revise public records laws

M

LC0449

09/19/2014

Tom Facey (D) SD 50

(C) Draft Request Received

09/19/2014

Provide for the development of a digital archives plan

M

LC0450

09/19/2014

Bradley Hamlett (D) SD 15

(C) Draft Request Received

09/19/2014

Authorize construction of historical society and legislative hearings building

M

LC0459

09/19/2014

Roger Webb (R) SD 23

(C) Draft On Hold

09/23/2014

Generally revise laws related to department of revenue real estate appraisals

M

LC0468

09/23/2014

Mary Caferro (D) SD 41

(C) Draft Request Received

09/23/2014

Generally revise insurance laws

M

LC0470

09/23/2014

Mary Caferro (D) SD 41

(C) Draft Request Received

09/23/2014

Generally revise insurance laws

M

LC0471

09/23/2014

Mary Caferro (D) SD 41

(C) Draft Request Received

09/23/2014

Generally revise insurance laws

M

LC0472

09/23/2014

Mary Caferro (D) SD 41

(C) Draft Request Received

09/23/2014

Generally revise insurance laws

M

LC0488

10/02/2014

For  Department of Labor and Industry by Economic Affairs Interim Committee

(C) Draft Request Received

10/02/2014

Revise regulation and duties regarding real estate appraisers

M

LC0494

10/02/2014

For  Department of Commerce by Economic Affairs Interim Committee

(C) Draft to Requester for Review

10/30/2014

Require sharing of debt offset and collection information

M

LC0508

10/09/2014

Bruce Tutvedt (R) SD 3

(C) Draft Request Received

10/09/2014

Revise tax protest laws

M

LC0581

11/03/2014

 Water Policy Committee

(C) Draft Request Received

11/03/2014

Revise laws for filing of exempt water right claims

M

LC0590

11/03/2014

Andrea Olsen (D) HD 100

(C) Draft Request Received

11/03/2014

Revise laws related to homeowners insurance

M