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SAVA Interim Committee July Update - 1


Posted Date: 
July 3, 2012
Contact: 
Sheri Scurr, Committee Staff

State Admin Committee Approves Study Bill, Reviews Pension Matters

At its June meeting, the State Administration and Veterans’ Affairs Interim Committee approved a committee bill seeking an interim study of the Office of the  Commissioner of Political Practices. The study resolution will be introduced in the 2013 Legislature.

The committee reviewed a second bill draft regarding the office but delayed action on that proposal until August. It would set out guidelines for handling alleged ethics violations involving the commissioner.

The study resolution, LCsa02, requests an interim study on the appointment of the commissioner and on alternatives for revising the operations and structure of the office. The committee requested the bill drafts earlier this year, after reviewing information related to the office and to how similar offices in other states are structured.

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Sheri Scurr | sscurr@mt.gov | 406-444-3596