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Legislative Council August Update


Posted Date: 
August 1, 2012
Contact: 
Susan Byorth Fox, Executive Director, Legislative Services Division

Council to Review Branch Budget This Month

The Legislative Council will meet Aug. 24 to approve the preliminary Legislative Branch budget for the 2014-2015 biennium for submittal to the Office of Budget and Program Planning. The council also will consider additional topics related to the upcoming legislative session and will decide whether to request any committee legislation. The Rules Subcommittee will meet to adopt draft bills to forward to the House and Senate Rules committees, which will meet Dec. 3.

Materials for the 2013 Legislature are posted under the Sessions link on the legislative website, www.leg.mt.gov. Select “2013” from the drop-down menu under the Sessions link. The tentative 2013 session calendar and a list of current bill draft requests are posted, along with the dates for caucuses, orientation, and continuing education sessions. Caucuses are scheduled for Nov. 14 and orientation will continue through Nov. 16. The first day of session is Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

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Susan Byorth Fox | 406-444-3066 | sfox@mt.gov