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2017 Montana Legislative Session

Information on bills that are important. Important for families to call or e-mail members of committees. Attending would be great as well.

1.  SB 198 Require DPHHS to follow federal regulations for Early Periodic Screening and Diagnostic. Sponsored by Senator Caferro

Hearing on Wednesday February 15th at 3:00pm room 317 Senate Public Health

http://leg.mt.gov/bills/2017/billpdf/SB0198.pdf

Member Public Health Committee Assignment Town
David Howard  (R) SD 29  Chair Park City
Cary Smith  (R) SD 27  Vice Chair Billings
Mary Caferro  (D) SD 41  Member Helena
Jen Gross  (D) SD 25  Member Billings
Steve Hinebauch  (R) SD 18  Member Wibaux
Frederick (Eric) Moore  (R) SD 19  Member Miles City
Albert Olszewski  (R) SD 6  Member Kalispell
Diane Sands  (D) SD 49  Member Missoula
Jason D Small  (R) SD 21  Member Busby

 

2. HB 334  "AN ACT DIRECTING THAT MEDICAID APPROPRIATIONS BE USED ONLY 5 FOR MEDICAID EXPENDITURES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE."  Sponsored by Rep. Knokey

Hearing on Wednesday Feb. 10th @3:00pm room 152 House Human Services Committee

http://leg.mt.gov/bills/2017/billpdf/HB0334.pdf

Member Human Services Committee Assignment Town
Kirk Wagoner  (R) HD 75  Chair Montana City
Jessica Karjala  (D) HD 48  Vice Chair Billings
Dennis R Lenz  (R) HD 53  Vice Chair Billings
Mary Ann Dunwell  (D) HD 84  Member Helena
Bill Harris  (R) HD 37  Member Winnett
Ellie Hill Smith  (D) HD 90  Member Wolf Point
Tom Jacobson  (D) HD 21  Member Great Falls
Kathy Kelker  (D) HD 47  Member Billings
Forrest Mandeville  (R) HD 57  Member Columbus
Gordon Pierson  (D) HD 78  Member Deer Lodge
Matt Regier  (R) HD 4  Member Kalispell
Vince Ricci  (R) HD 55  Member Laurel
Walt Sales  (R) HD 69  Member Manhattan
Barry Usher  (R) HD 40  Member Billings
Tom Welch  (R) HD 72  Member Dillon

2.  SB 208 Require Medicaid waiver funds to be spent on Medicaid waiver program. Sponsored by Senator Caferro

Hearing on Monday Feb. 13th @ 3:00pm room 317 Senate Public Health Committee.

http://leg.mt.gov/bills/2017/billpdf/SB0208.pdf

Member Public Health Committee Assignment Town
David Howard  (R) SD 29  Chair Park City
Cary Smith  (R) SD 27  Vice Chair Billings
Mary Caferro  (D) SD 41  Member Helena
Jen Gross  (D) SD 25  Member Billings
Steve Hinebauch  (R) SD 18  Member Wibaux
Frederick (Eric) Moore  (R) SD 19  Member Miles City
Albert Olszewski  (R) SD 6  Member Kalispell
Diane Sands  (D) SD 49  Member Missoula
Jason D Small  (R) SD 21  Member Busby

3.  SB 199 Healthy MT Kids coverage of habilitation for kids who have disabilities  Sponsored by Senator Caferro

Hearing on Wednesday February 15@ 3pm.  room 317 Senator Public Health Committee

http://leg.mt.gov/bills/2017/billpdf/SB0199.pdf-- 

Member Public Health Committee Assignment Town
David Howard  (R) SD 29  Chair Park City
Cary Smith  (R) SD 27  Vice Chair Billings
Mary Caferro  (D) SD 41  Member Helena
Jen Gross  (D) SD 25  Member Billings
Steve Hinebauch  (R) SD 18  Member Wibaux
Frederick (Eric) Moore  (R) SD 19  Member Miles City
Albert Olszewski  (R) SD 6  Member Kalispell
Diane Sands  (D) SD 49  Member Missoula
Jason D Small  (R) SD 21  Member Busby

4. SB 193 Provide for licensing of board certified behavior analysts Sponsored by Duane Ankney

Hearing on Thursday February 16th 8:00am room 422 in Business, Labor and Economic Affairs

http://leg.mt.gov/bills/2017/billpdf/SB0193.pdf

Members Business, Labor and Economic Assignment Town
Edward Buttrey  (R) SD 11  Chair Great Falls
Dee Brown  (R) SD 2  Vice Chair Hungry Horse
Pat Connell  (R) SD 43  Member Hamilton
Tom Facey  (D) SD 50  Member Missoula
Steve Fitzpatrick  (R) SD 10  Member Great Falls
Daniel R Salomon  (R) SD 47  Member Ronan
Jason D Small  (R) SD 21  Member Busby
Frank Smith  (D) SD 16  Member Poplar
Gordon Vance  (R) SD 34  Member Belgrade
Gene Vuckovich  (D) SD 39  Member Anaconda
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