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2015 MACo Legislation & Associated Resolutions


MACo legislation and associated resolutions for the 64th Legislative Session.  Please note that bill information will be posted as it becomes available.

MACo Bill Statuses
Res. No. Res. Short Title Bill LC Requestor/Sponsor Bill Short Title Action
2012-02 Board of Adjustment Appeals HB193 LC1350 Representative Daniel Salomon Revise board of adjustment appeal process related to county zoning Chapter Number Assigned
2012-20 State Agency Coordination -- -- -- -- --
2014-01 Access Conveyance Fees for Easements Across State Trust Lands -- -- -- -- --
2014-02 Assignment of Road Street Addresses by Local Government HB187 LC0555 Representative Tom Steenberg Clarify laws pertaining to assignment of road/street addresses Chapter Number Assigned
2014-03 Clarifying Eligible Voters in Certain Elections SB119 LC1013 Senator Doug Kary Clarify eligible voters in certain elections Chapter Number Assigned
2014-04 Contracting for the Confinement of Prisoners -- -- -- -- --
2014-05 County Ordinance for Compression Brakes HB534 LC1433 Representative Kirk Wagoner Establish of county laws for compression brake usage (H) Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal*
2014-06 County Road Permit Fees for Oversize & Overweight Vehicles -- -- -- -- --
2014-07 Determining Legal Status of County Roads & Public Roads in Counties SJ20 LC2349 Bruce Tutvedt Interim study on historic road right-of-way acquisition (S) Filed with Secretary of State
2014-08 Establish Development Agreements Under Montana Law -- LC1554 Senator Ed Buttrey Establish process to allow counties to enter into development agreements (C) Draft Died in Process
2014-09 Extend Sunset on Enhanced 9-1-1 Fund Distribution HB112 LC0824 Representative Keith Regier Extend sunset on enhanced 9-1-1 fund distribution Chapter Number Assigned
2014-10 Funding for Control of Aquatic Invasive Species n/a n/a n/a n/a MACo is to support legislation.
2014-11 Generally Revise Laws Applicable to County Government HB334 LC0770 Representative Rob Cook Generally revise laws applicable to county government Chapter Number Assigned
2014-12 Historic Road Right-of-Way Deed Purchase SB229 LC1974 Senator Bruce Tutvedt Extend historic county road or utility right-of-way application dates Chapter Number Assigned
2014-13 Noxious Weed Control Funding n/a n/a n/a n/a MACo was to support MWCA legislation, but they decided to not come forward with it.
2014-14 Retirees as Independent Contractors SB121 LC1039 Senator Doug Kary Revise laws related to public employee retirement system (S) Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal*
2014-15 State Assistance for Montana Livestock Producers to Manage
Livestock in Carnivore Country
HB145 LC1705 Representative Mike Cuffe Revise laws related to livestock loss Chapter Number Assigned
2014-16 Wind Generation Impact Fees SB111 LC1332 Senator Duane Ankney Clarify wind generation facility impact fee for local governmental units Chapter Number Assigned

* after a status indicates the bill is probably dead:"Probably Dead" is a Bill Progress Category and is assigned to those bills that have been voted down or missed a transmittal deadline and to those bill drafts that have been canceled. To revive a bill that is "probably dead" typically requires a supermajority vote (usually a 2/3 vote) by the House or Senate.