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 LC1141 Sen. Duane Ankney Allow counties to establish a coal trust fund (C) Draft Delivered to Requester
2018-02 Allow Counties to Establish County Auditor as Part-time Office SB 104 LC2969 Sen. Roger Webb Allow counties to establish county auditor as part-time office (S) Hearing — (S) Local Government
01/21/2019; 3:00 PM, Rm 405
2018-03 Allow Inflation on Mill Levies LC2990 Rep.Tom Welch Generally revise mill levy inflation calculation laws (C) Draft Request Received
2018-04 Clarifying County Attorney as Legal Advisor HB 131 LC1080 Rep. Forrest Mandeville Generally revise laws related to county attorney authority (H) Hearing — (H) Local Government
01/22/2019; 3:00 PM, Rm 472
2018-05 Cost of Care for Animals Seized in Alleged Animal Welfare Violations LC1359 Sen. Dan Solamon Clarify laws regarding cost of care for animals seized (C) Draft On Hold
2018-06 Creation of Gateway County Local Option Tax
2018-07 Destruction of Public Records Requiring an Order of District Court or Probate Court HB 154 LC1529 Rep. Katie Sullivan Generally revise laws related to disposal and destruction of public records (H) Hearing — (H) Local Government
01/24/2019; 3:00 PM, Rm 472
2018-08 Elector Qualifications in School Elections HJ 1 LC0136 SAVA IC Bill (Interim study on voter qualifications for all special purpose districts) (H) Committee Report–Bill Passed — (H) State Admin.
2018-09 Ensure Consistency for Making Assessments or Imposing Fees for Costs & Expenses of All Improvement Districts HB 123 LC0592 Rep. Alan Doane Generally revise sewer district laws (H) Hearing — (H) Local Government
01/17/2019; 3:00 PM, Rm 472
2018-10 Invasive Species Penalties LC1968 Rep. Greg Hertz Standardize penalties for aquatic invasive species (C) Draft to Requester for Review
2018-11 Lifting of Agricultural Covenants in Limited Situations HB 124 LC1079 Rep. Forrest Mandeville Authorize county commissioners to lift agricultural covenants -limited situation (H) Hearing — (H) Local Government
01/15/2019; 3:00 PM, Rm 472
2018-12 Noxious Weed Management Funding LC1746 Rep. Ray Shaw Revise weed control laws (C) Draft On Hold
2018-13 Public Records Protection SB 46 LC0437 Sen. Jill Cohenour Revise laws related to distribution lists
(Not a MACo bill, but it fits our intent)
(S) Referred to Committee
2018-14 Removing Mobile Homes from the Tax Rolls LC0964 or LC0965 Sen. Margie Macdonald Revise Tax Laws (C) Draft in Input/Proofing
2018-15 Repeal of Temporary Tribal Tax Exemption LC1967 Rep. Greg Hertz Repeal temporary tribal tax exemption (C) Draft in Edit
2018-16 Require that Parcels Exempt from Subdivision Review Provide Legal Access LC2984 Sen. Jason Ellsworth Providing legal access to parcels exempt from subdivision review (C) Draft to Requester for Review
2018-17 Revise Definition of Electioneering Communications LC1035 Rep. Joel Krautter Generally revise campaign finance laws (C) Draft On Hold
2018-18 Revise Definition of Wild Buffalo & Wild Bison HB 132 LC1567 Rep. Ken Holmlund Generally revise laws related to bison (H) Hearing — (H) Ag
01/29/2019; 3:00 PM, Rm 137
2018-19 Setting Speed Limits HB 120 LC1321 Rep. Willis Curdy Generally revise speed limits on county streets and roads (H) Hearing — (H) Transportation
01/28/2019; 3:00 PM, Rm 455
2018-20 Setting Speed Limits in School Zones HB 190 LC1596 Rep. Bruce Grubbs (Revise local government authority to set school zone speed limits) (H) Hearing — (H) Transportation
01/23/2019; 3:00 PM, Rm 455
2018-WC Work Comp Bill Standards SB 126 LC1597 Sen. Fred Thomas Revise workers’ comp solvency guidelines for self-insured public entitities (S) Hearing — (S) Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs
01/24/2019; 8:30 AM, Rm 422
2018-SS Revise when a person may be subject to a strip search LC2495 Rep. Barry Usher Revise when a person may be subject to a strip search (C) Draft in Edit

MACR Legislation & Associated Resolutions

MACR Bill Statuses
Res. Short Title
Bill Short Title
2018-01 Revise Birth & Death Certificate Fees HB 126 LC2930 Rep. Geri Custer Increase fees on death and birth certificates (H) Hearing — (H) State Administration
01/16/2019; 9:00 AM, Rm 455
2018-02 Revise Polling Place Hours LC2992 Rep. Sharon Greef Generally revise polling place hours laws (C) Executive Director Review
2018-03 Revise When Absentee Ballots May Be Prepared for Counting LC1443 Senator Rodger Webb Generally Revise Election Laws (C) Draft Request Received

* 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.