2023 Capitol Tracker

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

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Last update: 10:36 PM May 10, 2024
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πŸ› House
GOP-held 68-32
πŸ› Senate
GOP-held 34-16
πŸ–‹ Governor
Greg Gianforte (R)

HB 927: Authorize additional authority for coal trust housing loans

Puts $115 million into coal trust-backed loans to subsidize price-restricted housing projects.
Probably Dead
βœ… Proposed
Mar 26
βœ… 1st Cmte.
Mar 28
βœ… House
Passed House
Apr 4
❌ Senate
Voted down
Apr 26
βšͺ️ Gov.

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
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Bipartisan legislation toΒ boost coal trust unanimously passes committee
Mar 29, 2023 β€’ Arren Kimbel-Sannit
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Legislative actions

How bills move through the Legislature
Showing major bill actions only.
Mar 26
Mar 27
First Reading
Mar 27
Referred to Committee
πŸ‘₯ House Taxation
Mar 28
πŸ‘₯ House Taxation
Mar 28
Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed
πŸ‘₯ House Taxation
βœ… 21-0
Mar 28
Rereferred to Committee
Mar 29
Mar 30
Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed as Amended
βœ… 20-0
Apr 3
2nd Reading Passed
βœ… 82-18
Apr 4
3rd Reading Passed
βœ… 67-32
Apr 4
Transmitted to Senate
Apr 5
First Reading
Apr 5
Referred to Committee
Apr 14
Apr 19
Committee Executive Action--Bill Concurred as Amended
βœ… 7-2
Apr 24
Rereferred to Committee
Apr 25
Apr 26
Tabled in Committee
❌ 19-0
May 8
Died in Standing Committee
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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