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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Rep. Dennis Lenz

Republican
Representing HD 53
West of Billings

Lenz previously served in the House in 2019, 2017, and 2013.

HD 53 election results

Last in-cycle for House election in 2020. House seats are elected every two years, Senate seats every four.

General election vote, 2020

(R) DENNIS LENZ100%
Ran unopposed

Party primary vote, 2020

(R) DENNIS LENZ100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)68%29%
Won by 39% (3,811 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,476 House floor votes involving bills:
86%With majority of House lawmakers
91%With majority of GOP caucus
54%With majority of Dem. caucus
Lenz has been absent or excused for 2 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HB 39: Provide for continued interim review of child protective services matters
From Dennis Lenz (R)Bill text
Passed
Became Law
HB 57: Revise requirements related to CPS placements in congregate care
Governor
Before governor
HB 60: Clarify terminology used in voluntary CPS placement process
Passed
Became Law
HB 90: Create an emergency protective services hearing in CPS removals
Reconciliation
In reconciliation
HB 155: Revise laws related to reimbursement for certain Medicaid services
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
HB 244: Revise death penalty laws related to lethal injection
Second chamber
On floor
HB 356: Prohibit anonymous reporting of child abuse and neglect cases
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 398: Allow legislators to review child and family ombudsman records
Second chamber
On floor
HB 416: Establishing educational requirements for child welfare system supervisors
Reconciliation
In reconciliation
HB 423: Revise laws to provide for additional screening of newborn infants
Reconciliation
In reconciliation
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Committee assignments

  • House Human Services - Chair
  • House Judiciary
  • House Rules

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
The Session podcast
4/12/21
Revising lethal injection — and reviving a death penalty in legal limbo
2/3/21

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