2023 Capitol Tracker

The lawmakers, bills and votes of the 68th Montana Legislature

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Last update: 6:35 PM Jun 4, 2023
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GOP-held 68-32
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GOP-held 34-16
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Greg Gianforte (R)

HB 445: Establish mentoring program for new teachers

Probably Dead
βœ… Proposed
Introduced
Feb 8
βœ… 1st Cmte.
Advanced
Mar 13
✴️ House
Passed preliminary floor vote
Mar 16
βšͺ️ Senate
βšͺ️ Gov.

Sponsor:
πŸ“ƒ Bill text
πŸ’΅ Fiscal note
πŸ› Legal note
None on file
πŸ– Proposed amendments
See also: The official bill page.

Montana Free Press coverage

MTFP stories involving the bill
πŸ“° Education
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Legislative actions

How bills move through the Legislature
Showing major bill actions only.
DateAction
Feb 8
Introduced
Feb 9
Referred to Committee
πŸ‘₯ House Education
Feb 9
First Reading
Feb 13
Hearing
πŸ‘₯ House Education
Mar 13
Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed
πŸ‘₯ House Education
βœ… 13-0
R9-0
D4-0
Mar 16
Motion Carried
βœ… 90-9
R62-6
D28-3
Mar 16
2nd Reading Passed
βœ… 53-47
R21-47
D32-0
Mar 16
Rereferred to Committee
Mar 21
Mar 28
Tabled in Committee
❌ 16-7
Apr 6
Missed Deadline for Appropriation Bill Transmittal
Showing major bill actions only.
This table may omit bill actions recorded since this guide's last update. See the bill page in LAWS for an official reference.

About the 2023 Montana Free Press Capitol Tracker

This guide is an effort to make the quantifiable aspects of the Montana Legislature more accessible to the public by compiling information about lawmakers, proposed bills and the legislative process. This is a project of Montana Free Press, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit newsroom that aims to provide Montanans with in-depth, nonpartisan news coverage.

The information presented here is collected from a variety of sources including the Montana Legislature’s public roster and its official bill-tracking system, the Legislative Automated Workflow System, or LAWS. Reporting and web design was done primarily by MTFP Deputy Editor Eric Dietrich. Please contact him at edietrich@montanafreepress.org with bug reports, questions or suggestions.

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