MACo legislation and associated resolutions for the 66th Legislative Session are posted below. Please note that bill information will be posted as it becomes available.

MACo Legislation & Associated Resolutions

MACo Bill Statuses
Res. Short Title
Bill Short Title
2018-01 Allow Counties to Establish a Coal Trust Fund SB 191 Sen. Duane Ankney Allow counties to establish a coal trust fund (H) Signed by Speaker, 04/18/2019
2018-02 Allow Counties to Establish County Auditor as Part-time Office SB 104 Sen. Roger Webb Allow counties to establish county auditor as part-time office Chapter Number Assigned, 03/07/2019
2018-03 Allow Inflation on Mill Levies HB 372 Rep.Tom Welch Generally revise mill levy inflation calculation laws (H) Tabled in Committee* — (H) Tax, 02/22/2019;

(H) Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal, 04/01/2019

2018-04 Clarifying County Attorney as Legal Adviser HB 131 Rep. Forrest Mandeville Generally revise laws related to county attorney authority (H) Tabled in Committee* — (H) Local Gov., 01/24/2019;

(H) Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal, 03/01/2019

2018-05 Cost of Care for Animals Seized in Alleged Animal Welfare Violations SB 320 Sen. Dan Solamon Clarify laws regarding cost of care for animals seized (H) Signed by Speaker, 04/26/2019
2018-06 Creation of Gateway County Local Option Tax HB 435 Rep. Laurie Bishop Provide for gateway local option tax (H) Tabled in Committee* — (H) Tax
03/15/2019;(H) Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal, 04/01/2019
2018-07 Destruction of Public Records Requiring an Order of District Court or Probate Court HB 154 Rep. Katie Sullivan Generally revise laws related to disposal and destruction of public records Chapter Number Assigned, 03/21/2019
2018-08 Elector Qualifications in School Elections HJ 1 SAVA IC Bill (Interim study on voter qualifications for all special purpose districts) (S) Tabled in Committee* — (S) State Admin., 04/10/2019
2018-09 Ensure Consistency for Making Assessments or Imposing Fees for Costs & Expenses of All Improvement Districts HB 123 Rep. Alan Doane Generally revise sewer district laws Chapter Number Assigned, 03/07/2019
2018-10 Invasive Species Penalties HB 402 Rep. Greg Hertz Revising local government laws related to invasive species (H) Tabled in Committee* — , 03/28/2019; (H) Natural Resources

(H) Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal, 04/01/2019

2018-11 Lifting of Agricultural Covenants in Limited Situations HB 124 Rep. Forrest Mandeville Authorize county commissioners to lift agricultural covenants -limited situation Chapter Number Assigned, 02/28/2019
2018-12 Noxious Weed Management Funding LC1746 Rep. Ray Shaw Revise weed control laws (C) Draft On Hold (at request of MWCA)
2018-13 Public Records Protection SB 46 Sen. Jill Cohenour Revise laws related to distribution lists
(Not a MACo bill, but it partially fits our intent)
(S) Transmitted to Governor, 04/08/2019
2018-14 Removing Mobile Homes from the Tax Rolls SB 165 Sen. Margie Macdonald Remove unusable mobile homes from property tax rolls (H) Signed by Speaker, 04/18/2019
2018-15 Repeal of Temporary Tribal Tax Exemption HB 401
HB 733
Rep. Greg Hertz Repeal temporary tribal tax exemption

Revise temporary exemption for certain tribal property

(H) Tabled in Committee* — (H) Taxation, 03/15/2019

(H) Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal, 04/01/2019;

(S) Tabled in Committee — (S) Taxation, 04/11/2019

2018-16 Require that Parcels Exempt from Subdivision Review Provide Legal Access SB 198 Sen. Jason Ellsworth Providing legal access to parcels exempt from subdivision review (H) Tabled in Committee — (H) Local Government, 03/26/2019
2018-17 Revise Definition of Electioneering Communications LC1035 Rep. Joel Krautter Generally revise campaign finance laws (C) Draft On Hold (at request of MACo–will be addressed in Rules)
2018-18 Revise Definition of Wild Buffalo & Wild Bison HB 132 Rep. Ken Holmlund Generally revise laws related to bison (H) Transmitted Back to Governor (Amendments not Concurred), 04/25/2019
2018-19 Setting Speed Limits HB 120 Rep. Willis Curdy Generally revise speed limits on county streets and roads (S) Tabled in Committee — (S) Highways & Transportation, 03/19/2019
2018-20 Setting Speed Limits in School Zones HB 190 Rep. Bruce Grubbs (Revise local government authority to set school zone speed limits) Chapter Number Assigned, 04/18/2019
2018-WC Work Comp Bill Standards SB 126 Sen. Fred Thomas Revise workers’ comp solvency guidelines for self-insured public entitities (H) 2nd Reading Not Concurred*, 04/03/2019
2018-SS Revise when a person may be subject to a strip search HB 306 Rep. Barry Usher Revise when a person may be subject to a strip search (H) Tabled in Committee* — (H) Judiciary, 02/08/2019;

(H) Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal, 03/01/2019

MACR Legislation & Associated Resolutions

MACR Bill Statuses
Res. Short Title
Bill Short Title
Revise Birth & Death Certificate Fees HB 126 Rep. Geri Custer Increase fees on death and birth certificates (H) Signed by Speaker 04/16/2019
Revise Polling Place Hours HB 374 Rep. Sharon Greef Generally revise polling place hours laws (H) Tabled in Committee* — (H) State Admin., 02/20/2019;

(H) Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal, 03/01/2019

Revise When Absentee Ballots May Be Prepared for Counting SB 162 Senator Rodger Webb Generally Revise Election Laws (H) Signed by Speaker, 04/26/2019
Amend Ballot Uniformity Laws  (Which Would Allow for Purchase of New Voting Equipment for Disabled Voters) SB 291 Senator Fred Thomas Revise laws on voting systems and ballot form (H) Signed by Speaker, 04/26/2019

* 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.