Week Nineteen Update
May 4, 2023
This week is the nineteenth week of the 2023 Montana Legislature. This week will be the last week of the session.
Last week, the Senate passed a series of key bills which are the final pieces of legislation necessary to bring the 2023 Legislative Session to a close. The first key piece of legislation to advance was House Bill 2. House Bill 2 is the main budget bill for the State of Montana. The bill passed on a mostly party line vote with Republicans voting to pass it and Democrats voting against it.
On Thursday, the Senate passed House Bill 971, a bill designed to address a recent deci...