Legislative issues of primary concern to MSU retirees as well as to the general university community are followed and appropriate levels of input are made to legislative officials on all such matters of interest

MONTANA LEGISLATURE

Montana Legislature Web Site

LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION TRACKED BY THE MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

The MUS has a web page devoted to following legislation of interest to the system, as well as the executive budget.

OTHER BILLS OF INTEREST from the 2017 Legislative Session

BILLS PROVIDING FUNDING AND AUTHORIZATION FOR CAPITAL AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS STATEWIDE; AUTHORIZATION FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS.   The bill that included funding for renovation of Romney Hall (SB 367) did not pass with the 2/3 vote required for bonding bills.

HB 2. APPROPRIATING MONEY TO VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2019.  (General Appropriations Bill that includes the University System and the MSU budget.)  The spending bill passed the legislature and was signed by the governor in early May.  As passed, the bill was 11.8 million short of the Governor's budget for higher education.