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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Rep. Dennis Lenz

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

Ran unopposed

Party primary vote, 2020

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
Became Law
HB 57: Revise requirements related to CPS placements in congregate care
Before governor
HB 60: Clarify terminology used in voluntary CPS placement process
Became Law
HB 90: Create an emergency protective services hearing in CPS removals
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
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
In reconciliation
HB 423: Revise laws to provide for additional screening of newborn infants
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
Revising lethal injection — and reviving a death penalty in legal limbo

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