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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - OPD Cases II

Posted Date: 
November 6, 2013

This is the second in a two week series of charts prepared by Greg DeWitt that shows the Office of Public Defender caseload types and costs by case type.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - OPD Cases

Posted Date: 
October 30, 2013

Greg DeWitt, Senior Fiscal Analyst with the Legislative Fiscal Division, has developed this week's chart on the Office of State Public Defender caseloads.  Next week's chart will also focus on the Office of State Public Defender. 

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - FY 2013 General Fund Expenditures

Posted Date: 
October 16, 2013

This week's chart shows general fund expenditures for FY 2013 by expenditure type.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - General Fund Expenditures

Posted Date: 
October 9, 2013

This week's chart from the Legislative Fiscal Division shows general fund expenditures for FY 2010 - FY 2013. 

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Historical Expenditures II

Posted Date: 
October 2, 2013

The Legislative Fiscal Division has developed another chart showing historical expenditures for FY 2010-FY 2013.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Historical Expenditures

Posted Date: 
September 13, 2013

The Legislative Fiscal Division has a new chart that shows historical expenditures from FY 2010-FY 2013.  This shows all sources of authority. The type of funding is general fund, state special revenue and federal funds.

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Memo on Draft Administrative Rules for Exempt Wells

Posted Date: 
August 26, 2013
Contact: 
Tara DePuy, MACo JPIA Land Use Attorney

Draft Rules (Pages 34-36)

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation has noticed a public hearing on its proposed amendment and adoption of a definition of “combined appropriation” as it relates to exempt wells and exempt develo

SAVA Interim Committee Update

Posted Date: 
August 22, 2013
Contact: 
Sheri Scurr, Legislative Research Analyst, SAVA Interim Committee

The Oct. 24 SAVA meeting was changed to Oct. 21.  Also, an SJR 14 Subcommittee on Combining Elections was appointed.  Finally, Sen. Lewis and Sen. Jent have been designated as SAVA's delegates to attend the TRS Board meeting September 27 and the PERS Board meeting October 10.  A fully summary of decisions can be viewed on SAVA's home page on the legislative website.

New EQC MEPA Resources Available

Posted Date: 
August 20, 2013
Contact: 
Maureen Theisen, Montana Environmental Quality Council

The Legislative Environmental Policy Office has available its latest edition of A Guide to the Montana Environmental Policy Act. New to the 2013 edition are legislative changes from the 2011 and 2013 Sessions, recent information on MEPA-related litigation, and a comprehensive list of state actions exempt from MEPA.

Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - FY 2013 Expenditures

Posted Date: 
August 14, 2013

This week's chart from the Legislative Fiscal Division shows FY 2013 expenditures by state agency for general, state special and federal special funds. 

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