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Legislative Council June Update


Posted Date: 
June 4, 2012
Contact: 
Susan Byorth Fox, Executive Director, Legislative Services Division

Legislative Council Works on Capitol Security, Rules, Session Planning in May

The Legislative Council and two subcommittees met in early May. The Rules Subcommittee met May 2 to review a list of options to revise House and Senate rules and joint rules. Bill drafts will be prepared from those options for consideration at the August meeting.

The Security Subcommittee reviewed security-related job descriptions and recommended an additional police officer be hired from October 2012 through June 2013. The Legislative Council adopted the previously considered proposal by a 9 to 3 vote. Legislative Services Division carryforward funds will be used to pay for the new officer. The position will be reevaluated by mid-February 2013 to determine whether an additional officer should be authorized for the following biennium.

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