The bill would prevent minors from being able to receive life sentences without parole and would set a 15-year maximum to wait for parole.
The panel would study the “regulation, taxation and public health and safety aspects” of recreational marijuana use in Montana.
The bill would bestow the constitutional rights of life, liberty, property and due process to a person at any stage of development, including the point of conception.
The three-year-old program, funded mostly by the federal government but requiring approval by the state Legislature, is set to expire in June.
The proposed measure would repay up to $12,000 of student loan debt over three years for child protective specialists.
Montana’s 1997 experiment with electric utility deregulation left a trail of economic wreckage in its wake – but that isn’t stopping one lawmaker from proposing the state try it again.
The subcommittee approved Bullock’s requested $24 million increase in state funding for the university system, in order for the system to freeze student tuition through the 2020-21 school year.
The measure would request that the Montana University System host workshops to help students better manage their debt.
The Montana Senate Tuesday endorsed a bill increasing by $3 the motor-vehicle fee that supports state parks and fishing access sites.
Bill Would Use Coal Money for Affordable Housing Projects The Montana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would use money from the coal
MHP used the demonstration as a way to dispel misinformation surrounding DUIs and show just how many drinks it would take to reach an impaired status.
Rep. Moffie Funk, D-Helena, said the plan will make Montana one of the leaders nationwide on the issue of paid leave, which is widely offered in most other industrialized countries, but not here.
On a mostly party-line vote with Republicans in favor, the Montana Senate Monday endorsed a bill requiring abortion providers to give women patients the chance to see an ultrasound of their fetus.
A Missoula lawmaker says it’s time for the state to eliminate the requirement for women to get a premarital blood test for a disease that hasn’t been seen in Montana for almost 30 years.
Leaders with Montana’s Office of the State Public Defender say they’re expecting higher caseloads in the coming years – and that could lead to higher costs.