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2017 Regular Session Information Final Bill Report

As of May 25, 2017, 7:30 am

Bills Signed Into Law
HB 002 General Appropriations Act Nancy Ballance (R) HD 87
HB 003 Revising expenditures and providing supplemental appropriations Nancy Ballance (R) HD 87
HB 037 Revise MT Indian language preservation program Jonathan Windy Boy (D) HD 32
HB 113 Allow Indian language immersion program funds to be used as matching funds Edward Greef (R) HD 88
HB 118 Revise and provide additional funding for suicide prevention activities Jonathan Windy Boy (D) HD 32
HB 119 Revise quality educator loan assistance program Seth Berglee (R) HD 58
HB 191 Provide inflationary increase for ANB funding Seth Berglee (R) HD 58
HB 248 Revise anti-bullying laws Kimberly Dudik (D) HD 94
HB 298 Emphasize sexual abuse awareness and prevention in elementary schools Edward Greef (R) HD 88
HB 294 Encourage accessible playgrounds statewide Jean Price (D) HD 24
HB 323 Authorize emergency use of opioid antagonist in a school setting Gordon Pierson (D) HD 78
HB 355 Revise laws related to school district transportation Ray L Shaw (R) HD 71
HB 381 Require school districts to address suicide prevention and response Dennis R Lenz (R) HD 53
HB 370 Revise laws regarding the recording of public meetings Bryce Bennett (D) HD 91
HB 390 Generally revise school funding laws Donald W Jones (R) HD 46
HB 415 Revise transportation laws regarding travel in right lane Shane A Morigeau (D) HD 95
HB 487 Revise youth athlete protection laws Moffie Funk (D) HD 82
HB 647 Generally revise education funding, implement general appropriations bill Donald W Jones (R) HD 46
SB 005 Revise INTERCAP loan program Tom Facey (D) SD 50
SB 103 Clarify education laws related to minimum aggregate hours and proficiency Llew Jones (R) SD 9
SB 115 Revising stipends for national board certified teachers Mary Moe (D) SD 12
SB 121 Provide that volunteer positions are not reportable to TRS Edward Buttrey (R) SD 11
SB 124 Extend school district bond term Edith (Edie) McClafferty (D) SD 38
SB 135 Generally revise laws related to first aid training in schools Edie McClafferty (D) SD 38
SB 139 Revise k-12 school district expansion laws Duane Ankney (R) SD 20
SB 163 Revise election judge qualifications Keith Regier (R) SD 3
SB 227 Revise state school transportation reimbursement laws Jill Cohenour (D) SD 42
SB 241 Generally revise commercial drivers license laws Edward Buttrey (R) SD 11
SB 242 Encourage high schools to administer civics test Sue Malek (D) SD 46
SB 260 Create school facilities subtrust within coal tax trust fund Llew Jones (R) SD 9
SB 261 Generally revise state fiscal laws Llew Jones (R) SD 9
SB 307 Revise K-12 school funding laws to address facilities Llew Jones (R) SD 9
Resolutions Passed by House or Senate
HJ 001 Request study of funding for education programs for special needs students Kathy Kelker (D) HD 47
SR 032 Confirm Governor’s appointees to the Board of Public Education Daniel R Salomon (R) SD 47
SR 060 Confirm Governor’s appointee to the Board of Public Ed Daniel R Salomon (R) SD 47
Bills We Wanted to Make It and Didn’t
HB 134 Revise school funding related to facilities Jeff Essmann (R) HD 54
HB 265 Create a school suicide prevention competitive grant program Mary Ann Dunwell (D) HD 84
HB 617 Provide for licensure of specialists in educational psychology Andrea Olsen (D) HD 100
HB 645 Provide funding for capital and infrastructure projects statewide Mike Cuffe (R) HD 2
SB 143 Revise retiree return to work provisions in the teachers’ retirement system Mike Lang (R) SD 17
SB 226 Generally revise summer school bus transportation laws Jill Cohenour (D) SD 42
SB 367 Generally revise infrastructure funding laws Eric Moore (R) SD 19
Bills We Didn’t Want to Make It and Didn’t
HB 376 Establish public charter schools Jonathan Windy Boy (D) HD 32
HB 401 Revise local gov’t and school district campaign reporting laws Derek Skees (R) HD 11
HB 423 Create special needs education savings accounts Seth Berglee (R) HD 58
HB 579 Referendum allowing counties to mill for local infrastructure projects Greg Hertz (R) HD 12
HB 640 Statewide sales tax, elimination of income taxes, and reduction of vehicle fees Greg Hertz (R) HD 12

 

 


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