Events Calendar

Announcements

02-24-2017: 2017 Montana Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting:

Montana Society of Otolaryngology Annual Winter Meeting
February 24-26, 2017
Yellowstone Conference Center
Big Sky, MT

 
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03-16-2017: 3rd Annual Spring Cactus Cancer Conference:

3rd Annual Spring Cactus Cancer Conference
Update on Melanoma, Integrative Oncology, and Lung Cancer
March 16-18, 2017
JW Marriott Scottsdale
Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
Scottsdale, AZ

 
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04-07-2017: 2016-17 Physician Leadership Effectiveness Program Session 6:
Session 6 of the 2016-17 Physician Leadership Effectiveness Program
Effective Transition and Change Management
April 7-8, 2017
Holiday Inn Downtown
Missoula, MT 
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05-09-2017: 2017 Montana Resuscitation Academy:

2017 Montana Resuscitation Academy
May 9-10, 2017
St. Peter's Hospital
Helena, MT

 
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05-12-2017: Care Considerations of the Older Adult:

Care Considerations of the Older Adult
May 12, 2017
7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Sleep Inn
Miles City, MT


 
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Advocates for Advancement

 Montana State Capitol Building

The MMA will be working on behalf of its members throughout the 2017 Montana Legislative Session. The Association will work to pass meaningful legislation and ensure that harmful laws are not passed. The MMA has compiled useful links and resources to help members with our advocacy efforts. Please bookmark this page and check back often, as new resources are added throughout the session.

-Senate Committees

-House Committees

-Find Your Legislative District

-Contact Your Legislator

Bills Being Tracked by the MMA

Bill Laws Link Title Sponsors Last action  
HB117 Link Provide an appropriation for grants to local veteran suicide prevention efforts Jonathan Windy Boy, Jonathan Windy Boy Hearing 1/19/2017
HB118 Link Revise and provide additional funding for state suicide prevention program Jonathan Windy Boy, Jonathan Windy Boy Hearing 1/19/2017
HB121 Link Remove sunset on patient-centered medical homes Amanda Curtis Tabled in Committee 1/20/2017
HB123 Link Require certain insurance disclosures to minimize surprise bills Amanda Curtis Hearing 2/1/2017
HB139 Link Revise adult protective services Moffie Funk Tabled in Committee 1/20/2017
HB141 Link Provide licensing boards with active supervision in antitrust liability cases Ryan Lynch Hearing 1/27/2017
HB142 Link Revise insurance law to give mental health coverage parity with physical health Laurie Bishop Hearing 2/8/2017
HB163 Link Provide for a Montana caregiver act Geraldine Custer Hearing 1/18/2017
HB165 Link Revise punitive damage laws Greg Hertz Hearing 2/3/2017
HB17 Link Increase HCBS waiver slots and assisted living reimbursement rates Ron Ehli Referred to Committee 12/7/2016
HB175 Link Revise laws related to medical savings accounts Jim Hamilton, Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended 1/27/2017
HB176 Link Revise mental health screening laws Mary Ann Dunwell Hearing 1/20/2017
HB177 Link Revise administration of immunization laws Janet Ellis Referred to Committee 1/27/2017
HB184 Link Revise health care practitioner gun shot reporting requirement laws Doug Kary, Frank Garner Hearing 1/27/2017
HB194 Link Prohibit local restrictions on electronic devices while driving Jeremy Trebas 2nd Reading Not Passed 1/24/2017
HB195 Link Revise laws related to pharmacies and prescription drugs Kenneth Holmlund Hearing 1/16/2017
HB220 Link Revise physician assistant laws involving the provision of mental health care Kelly Mccarthy Hearing 1/20/2017
HB229 Link Allowing worker to choose treating physician in workers'' compensation cases Andrea Olsen Hearing 1/27/2017
HB23 Link Provide for suicide prevention among American Indian and rural youth Jonathan Windy Boy Hearing 1/23/2017
HB233 Link Establish the Montana drug product selection act Mary Mcnally, Ron Ehli Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended 1/30/2017
HB235 Link Provide licensing, regulation of anesthesiologist assistants Frederick ( Eric ) Moore, Donald Jones Hearing 1/27/2017
HB237 Link Create grant program for behavioral health crisis response by law enforcement Ron Ehli Hearing 2/7/2017
HB247 Link Revise laws on sexual abuse of children Kimberly Dudik Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended 1/27/2017
HB252 Link Clarify provider agreement laws Adam Hertz Referred to Committee 1/17/2017
HB264 Link Revise laws related to adverse childhood experiences Jessica Karjala Hearing 2/3/2017
HB265 Link Create a school suicide prevention competitive grant program Mary Ann Dunwell Hearing 1/25/2017
HB266 Link Authorize interstate healthcare compact Nancy Ballance Hearing 1/25/2017
HB268 Link Create offense related to assault on healthcare and emergency providers Edward Buttrey, James O'hara Hearing 1/23/2017
HB285 Link Establish a palliative care advisory council and education program Mary Caferro, Wendy Mckamey Hearing 2/1/2017
HB293 Link Revise requirements related to release of patient immunization information Casey Schreiner, Kathy Kelker Hearing 2/1/2017
HB303 Link Create child abuse and neglect review commission Ryan Lynch, Kathy Kelker Hearing 1/30/2017
HB323 Link Authorize emergency use of opioid antagonist in a school setting Gordon Pierson Hearing 2/8/2017
HB325 Link Create exemption for raw milk producers Nancy Ballance, Jason Small Hearing 2/9/2017
HB326 Link Require reporting of pricing factors for certain prescription drugs Jessica Karjala Referred to Committee 1/27/2017
HB328 Link Revise county crisis intervention and jail diversion grant procedures Ron Ehli Referred to Committee 1/27/2017
HB333 Link Adopt the Help Save Lives from Overdose Act Frank Garner Referred to Committee 1/27/2017
HB334 Link Directing that medicaid appropriations be used only for medicaid expenditures Jon Knokey Hearing 2/2/2017
HB347 Link Revising speech-language pathologist or audiologist licensing laws Donald Jones Referred to Committee 1/31/2017
HB35 Link Create a grant program for training volunteer respite providers Gordon Pierson Hearing 2/6/2017
HB352 Link Provide for the Montana Local Food Choice Act Greg Hertz, Jason Small Referred to Committee 1/31/2017
HB36 Link Fund Alzheimers related services provided by area agencies on aging Gordon Pierson Hearing 2/6/2017
HB45 Link Generally revise state medical examiner laws Kimberly Dudik Hearing 1/31/2017
HB6 Link Interim study on the effects of methamphetamine use on state and local services Ellie Hill Smith Hearing 1/25/2017
HB70 Link Strengthening guardianship services and creating a WINGS group Jessica Karjala Tabled in Committee 1/25/2017
HB71 Link Require certain licensed health professionals be trained in suicide prevention Wendy Mckamey Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended 1/30/2017
HB73 Link Regulate certain air ambulance memberships as insurance Ryan Lynch Hearing 1/10/2017
HB95 Link Increasing access to behavioral health care Gordon Pierson Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed as Amended 1/25/2017
LC0013 Link Repeal Montana Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership Act Bob Keenan Draft On Hold 10/12/2016
LC0024 Link Generally revise healthcare laws Edward Buttrey Draft Taken Off Hold 1/18/2017
LC0025 Link Generally revise healthcare laws Edward Buttrey Draft Taken Off Hold 1/18/2017
LC0033 Link Generally revise the Montana Medical Marijuana Act Diane Sands Draft On Hold 11/19/2016
LC0034 Link Remove marijuana as a schedule 1 dangerous drug from state law Diane Sands Draft On Hold 12/9/2016
LC0035 Link Remove the three patient limit for providers of medical marijuana Diane Sands Draft On Hold 1/20/2017
LC0036 Link Create a medical marijuana regulatory system Diane Sands Draft On Hold 11/19/2016
LC0038 Link Require disclosure and labeling of medical marijuana pesticide chemicals Diane Sands Draft On Hold 12/7/2016
LC0039 Link Require disclosure and labeling of e-cigarette pesticide chemicals Diane Sands Draft Canceled 1/20/2017
LC0091 Link Require DPHHS to certify mental health peer support specialists Mary Caferro Draft On Hold 1/5/2017
LC0094 Link Generally revise milk laws Jill Cohenour, Jason Small Draft On Hold 11/9/2016
LC0133 Link Revise laws related to health and human services Jim Keane Draft On Hold 10/25/2016
LC0134 Link Generally revise workers' compensation laws Jim Keane Draft On Hold 10/12/2016
LC0135 Link Generally revise workers' compensation laws Jim Keane Draft On Hold 10/12/2016
LC0159 Link Increase legal age for purchase of tobacco products/e-cigarettes to 21 Tom Jacobson Draft On Hold 9/14/2016
LC0167 Link Revise student athlete protection laws Moffie Funk Draft On Hold 12/15/2016
LC0192 Link Interim study of effects/impacts of drug use   Draft Canceled 10/20/2016
LC0230 Link Generally revise medical marijuana laws Bridget Smith Draft to Requester for Review 1/30/2017
LC0232 Link Exempt health savings accounts from claims Edward Buttrey Draft in Legal Review 1/31/2017
LC0252 Link Generally revise medicaid waiver laws Mary Caferro Draft Ready for Delivery 1/26/2017
LC0253 Link Require coverage of habilitative services under the Healthy Montana Kids Plan Mary Caferro Draft Ready for Delivery 1/17/2017
LC0254 Link Generally revise medical marijuana laws Mary Caferro Draft On Hold 1/6/2017
LC0255 Link Generally revise medical marijuana Mary Caferro Draft On Hold 1/6/2017
LC0256 Link Provide for licensing of board certified behavior analysts Mary Caferro Draft Ready for Delivery 1/18/2017
LC0288 Link Revise insurance laws regarding payment for certain telemedicine services   Draft Canceled 11/17/2016
LC0351 Link Prohibit chronically incapacitated substance abuse in public places Doug Kary Draft to Requester for Review 1/23/2017
LC0358 Link Authorize a Montana physician incentive program Llew Jones Draft On Hold 10/25/2016
LC0364 Link Generally revise WAMI/WICHIE medical school training programs Llew Jones Draft On Hold 1/24/2017
LC0378 Link Generally revise laws related to air ambulances   Draft Canceled 12/15/2016
LC0451 Link Provide for Montana rural physician incentives Llew Jones Draft On Hold 1/21/2017
LC0452 Link Provide for Montana resident physician investment package Llew Jones Draft On Hold 1/21/2017
LC0497 Link Exempting needle and syringe exchange providers from drug paraphernalia laws Duane Ankney Draft Delivered to Requester 1/5/2017
LC0511 Link Revise campaign finance laws to ban PAC to PAC transfers Doug Kary Draft in Legal Review 1/27/2017
LC0528 Link Provide anesthesia coverage for children and adults with disabilities Mary Caferro Draft On Hold 1/21/2017
LC0534 Link Increase medical price transparency Llew Jones Draft On Hold 1/21/2017
LC0547 Link Revise laws related to veteran suicide prevention and training Dee L Brown Draft On Hold 12/13/2016
LC0582 Link Generally revise laws related to DPHHS and corrections Mary Caferro Draft On Hold 12/27/2016
LC0584 Link Interim study resolution on developmental disabilities Mary Caferro Draft Request Received 10/24/2016
LC0595 Link Revise guardianship laws Mary Mcnally Draft Request Received 10/28/2016
LC0602 Link Revise laws related to defensive medicine Edward Buttrey Draft On Hold 1/19/2017
LC0610 Link Generally revise laws affirming that schedule 1 drugs are illegal in Montana David Howard Draft On Hold 12/29/2016
LC0615 Link Generally revise tobacco taxes Mary Caferro Draft Request Received 11/1/2016
LC0616 Link Generally revise youth access to tobacco Mary Caferro Draft On Hold 12/30/2016
LC0662 Link Revise laws related to raw milk Nancy Ballance, Jason Small Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC0665 Link Generally revise medicaid laws Nancy Ballance Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC0667 Link Generally revise laws related to occupation safety and health Nancy Ballance Draft Request Received 11/7/2016
LC0672 Link Generally revise laws related to health and human services Nancy Ballance Draft On Hold 11/17/2016
LC0684 Link Revise laws relating to prescription drug use Jeffrey Welborn Draft On Hold 11/15/2016
LC0692 Link Generally revise laws related to the care of Veterans Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 12/22/2016
LC0693 Link Generally revise laws related to drug overdose Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC0694 Link Generally revise laws related to the prescription drug registry Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 12/19/2016
LC0697 Link Generally revise laws related to air ambulances Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 12/1/2016
LC0698 Link Generally revise laws related to air ambulances Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 12/1/2016
LC0699 Link Generally revise laws related to air ambulances Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 12/1/2016
LC0700 Link Generals revise laws related to emergency medical care Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 11/10/2016
LC0703 Link Generally revise laws related to data management. Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 1/24/2017
LC0704 Link Generally revise laws related to data collection Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 1/24/2017
LC0706 Link Generally revise laws related to alcohol. Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC0742 Link Require the physical presence of practitioners when performing abortion services Keith Regier Draft On Hold 11/15/2016
LC0750 Link Pilot for objective concussion and biomechanical testing for student athletes Edward Buttrey Draft On Hold 1/27/2017
LC0764 Link Generally revise marijuana laws Daniel Zolnikov Draft On Hold 12/6/2016
LC0765 Link Generally revise emergency services and alerts laws Daniel Zolnikov Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC0769 Link Generally revise health care laws Daniel Zolnikov Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC0770 Link Generally revise cyber-security laws Daniel Zolnikov Draft On Hold 11/28/2016
LC0775 Link Generally revise laws pertaining to data and biometric data Daniel Zolnikov Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC0783 Link Require DPHHS to develop a strategic plan to reduce child abuse and neglect Kimberly Dudik Draft to Requester for Review 1/30/2017
LC0784 Link Create task force to combat opioid, heroin, and meth abuse in MT Kimberly Dudik Draft Taken Off Hold 12/1/2016
LC0809 Link Revise healthcare laws Steve Fitzpatrick Draft On Hold 11/16/2016
LC0810 Link Revise health care laws Steve Fitzpatrick Draft On Hold 11/16/2016
LC0816 Link Provide for the mother and unborn child protection act Albert Olszewski Draft Request Received 11/14/2016
LC0817 Link Generally revise laws on suicide prevention Albert Olszewski Draft On Hold 12/21/2016
LC0818 Link Generally revise laws on child protection Albert Olszewski Draft On Hold 1/10/2017
LC0821 Link Emergency medical services task force Denise Hayman Draft On Hold 12/29/2016
LC0830 Link Revise laws related to anesthesiologists Roger Webb Draft On Hold 12/2/2016
LC0851 Link Revise nonprofit tax exemption qualification laws Matt Regier Draft On Hold 11/29/2016
LC0909 Link Provide for youth suicide prevention funding Ryan Lynch Draft Ready for Delivery 12/19/2016
LC0920 Link Revise laws related to electronic or mechanical cigarettes used for vaping Frank J Smith Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC0941 Link Create offense related to assault on healthcare and emergency providers Edie Mcclafferty Draft On Hold 11/23/2016
LC0946 Link Prohibit texting while driving Virginia Court Draft Delivered to Requester 1/31/2017
LC0948 Link Provide for a primary seat belt law Virginia Court, Jason Small Draft On Hold 12/14/2016
LC0968 Link Revise laws relating to emergency responders Jim Hamilton Draft On Hold 12/30/2016
LC0974 Link Revise milk law Alan Redfield, Jason Small Draft Canceled 1/12/2017
LC1037 Link Generally revise criminal law regarding fraudulently obtaining dangerous drugs Ellie Hill Smith Draft On Hold 11/29/2016
LC1056 Link Generally revise youth in need of care laws Ellie Hill Smith Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC1058 Link Generally revise youth in need of care laws Ellie Hill Smith Draft On Hold 1/6/2017
LC1059 Link Generally revise laws related to medical marijuana Ellie Hill Smith Draft On Hold 1/6/2017
LC1060 Link Generally revise laws related to medical marijuana Ellie Hill Smith Draft On Hold 1/6/2017
LC1061 Link Prohibit use of tanning devices for person under 18 years old absent consent Ellie Hill Smith Draft Ready for Delivery 12/22/2016
LC1067 Link Revise safe storage of gun laws Ellie Hill Smith Draft On Hold 1/27/2017
LC1076 Link Generally revise patient-centered medical home laws Mary Caferro Draft On Hold 1/10/2017
LC1078 Link Provide legislative intent for Medicaid waiver for DD services Mary Caferro Draft Request Received 11/21/2016
LC1081 Link Provide for a voluntary Family and Medical Leave Act Kimberly Dudik Draft to Requester for Review 1/25/2017
LC1092 Link Revise children and family services laws Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 11/28/2016
LC1095 Link Revise laws related to children and family services Ryan Lynch Draft On Hold 11/28/2016
LC1098 Link Create statutory appropriation for supplemental nutrition assistance program Ryan Lynch Draft Ready for Delivery 12/29/2016
LC1122 Link Provide for tax on marijuana Bradley Maxon Hamlett, Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Draft On Hold 12/12/2016
LC1127 Link Generally revise public health and safety laws Mary Ann Dunwell Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC1132 Link Generally revise human services laws Mary Ann Dunwell Draft On Hold 11/28/2016
LC1135 Link Generally revise air ambulance laws Mike Lang Draft Canceled 1/12/2017
LC1139 Link Constitutional initiative regarding tobacco products and recreational marijuana Dave Fern Draft Ready for Delivery 1/20/2017
LC1154 Link Revise board of medical examiners physician licensing laws Kelly Mccarthy Draft On Hold 1/27/2017
LC1155 Link Generally revise air ambulance laws Mike Lang Draft Canceled 1/12/2017
LC1156 Link Generally revise laws related to air ambulances Mike Lang Draft Canceled 1/12/2017
LC1157 Link Generally revise laws related to air ambulances Mike Lang Draft Canceled 1/12/2017
LC1176 Link Revising curriculum hours for schools of barbering and cosmetology Daniel Zolnikov Draft in Edit 1/31/2017
LC1216 Link Require PSC approval of certain hospital charges Tom Woods Draft in Edit 1/31/2017
LC1238 Link Generally revise family services laws Jeremy Trebas Draft On Hold 11/30/2016
LC1246 Link Revise pharmacy laws Fred Thomas Draft Request Received 12/1/2016
LC1272 Link Establish the Montana Suicide Review Team Jessica Karjala Draft Ready for Delivery 12/29/2016
LC1282 Link Revise laws related to unborn pain Keith Regier Draft Request Received 12/1/2016
LC1284 Link Generally revise human trafficking laws Dennis Lenz Draft in Legal Review 1/31/2017
LC1285 Link Generally revise mental health laws Dennis Lenz Draft Taken Off Hold 1/4/2017
LC1286 Link Generally revise human trafficking laws Dennis Lenz Draft On Hold 12/9/2016
LC1287 Link Generally revise abuse laws Dennis Lenz Draft On Hold 12/5/2016
LC1290 Link Generally revise evaluation of children's service systems Dennis Lenz Draft Request Received 12/1/2016
LC1307 Link Provide for the sale and regulation of raw milk Mike Hopkins, Jason Small Draft On Hold 12/16/2016
LC1314 Link Generally revise medical marijuana laws Mike Hopkins Draft On Hold 1/14/2017
LC1315 Link Interim study on food quality and economic security Andrea Olsen Draft Request Received 12/1/2016
LC1324 Link Generally revise definition of mental health professional Andrea Olsen Draft Request Received 12/1/2016
LC1327 Link Authorize access to medical information, records, and bills by certain persons Andrea Olsen Draft Request Received 12/1/2016
LC1330 Link Generally revise private air ambulance services exemption laws Andrea Olsen Draft Request Received 12/1/2016
LC1333 Link Generally revise laws regarding privacy and medical information Andrea Olsen Draft Request Received 12/1/2016
LC1334 Link Ban advertising of professional products Andrea Olsen Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC1336 Link Interim study on healthcare and health insurance costs Andrea Olsen Draft On Hold 12/2/2016
LC1343 Link Generally revise healthcare law Andrea Olsen Draft On Hold 12/2/2016
LC1344 Link Generally revise health and safety law Andrea Olsen Draft On Hold 12/2/2016
LC1345 Link Generally revise tort law Andrea Olsen Draft On Hold 12/2/2016
LC1362 Link Coverage of prescription medications upon release from correctional facilities Jessica Karjala Draft On Hold 12/31/2016
LC1393 Link Revise assisted outpatient treatment laws Margaret ( Margie ) Macdonald Draft On Hold 12/29/2016
LC1407 Link Require certain suicide prevention training for 9-1-1 dispatchers Laurie Bishop Draft On Hold 1/10/2017
LC1408 Link Require DPHHS to establish registry of suicide prevention trainers Laurie Bishop Draft to Requester for Review 1/27/2017
LC1410 Link Mental health advisory councils & service areas to support suicide prevention Laurie Bishop Draft On Hold 1/12/2017
LC1411 Link Generally revise insurance laws for mental health Laurie Bishop Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC1412 Link Allow LCPCs to provide mental health counseling services paid for by Medicaid Laurie Bishop Draft Canceled 1/18/2017
LC1416 Link Generally revise suicide prevention laws Laurie Bishop Draft On Hold 1/23/2017
LC1421 Link Generally revise medical laws Gordon Pierson Draft On Hold 12/5/2016
LC1422 Link Generally revise medical laws Gordon Pierson Draft On Hold 12/5/2016
LC1423 Link Generally revise laws on violence against healthcare workers, EMS, responders Gordon Pierson Draft On Hold 12/2/2016
LC1425 Link Generally revise mental health laws Gordon Pierson Draft On Hold 12/2/2016
LC1461 Link Require parity in Medicaid reimbursements for optometrists Vince Ricci Draft On Hold 1/6/2017
LC1463 Link Establish certification for peer support specialists Mary Caferro Draft Ready for Delivery 1/11/2017
LC1464 Link Provide reimbursement parity for healthcare providers Vince Ricci Draft On Hold 1/21/2017
LC1466 Link Reform third-party reimbursements to healthcare providers Vince Ricci Draft On Hold 1/21/2017
LC1467 Link Reform Medicaid Vince Ricci Draft On Hold 1/23/2017
LC1481 Link Generally revise healthcare laws Frank Garner Draft On Hold 12/28/2016
LC1482 Link Generally revise healthcare laws Frank Garner Draft On Hold 12/28/2016
LC1485 Link Generally revise healthcare laws Frank Garner Draft On Hold 12/5/2016
LC1486 Link Generally revise prescription drug laws Frank Garner Draft On Hold 12/5/2016
LC1506 Link Revise liability laws related to administering medication Frank Garner Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC1552 Link Revise insurance laws Jp Pomnichowski Draft On Hold 12/9/2016
LC1559 Link Revise emergency services laws Jp Pomnichowski Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC1563 Link Revise disaster and emergency services laws Jp Pomnichowski Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC1564 Link Revise public health laws Jp Pomnichowski Draft On Hold 12/6/2016
LC1566 Link Revise food safety laws Jp Pomnichowski Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC1604 Link Generally revise healthcare laws Andrea Olsen Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC1609 Link Generally revise laws related to Medicaid Andrea Olsen Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC1619 Link Generally revise laws related to pharmacies Mary Caferro Draft Request Received 12/2/2016
LC1620 Link Establishing requirements for the EPSDT benefit Mary Caferro Draft Ready for Delivery 1/12/2017
LC1621 Link Generally revise the distribution of tobacco settlement funds Greg Hertz Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC1624 Link Generally revise abortion laws Greg Hertz Draft On Hold 12/5/2016
LC1628 Link Generally revise milk laws Greg Hertz, Jason Small Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC1633 Link Require disclosure of health care prices Greg Hertz Draft Ready for Delivery 1/30/2017
LC1697 Link Generally revise drug laws Ross Fitzgerald Draft On Hold 12/9/2016
LC1717 Link Revise laws on distracted driving Virginia Court Draft Request Received 12/5/2016
LC1725 Link Generally revise healthcare laws Tom Welch Draft On Hold 12/5/2016
LC1743 Link Generally revise Medicaid laws Casey Schreiner Draft On Hold 1/19/2017
LC1744 Link Revise laws related to homeless youth Casey Schreiner Draft Taken Off Hold 1/17/2017
LC1745 Link Revise laws pertaining to tanning beds Casey Schreiner Draft On Hold 12/6/2016
LC1768 Link Eliminate the workforce and TPA wellness provisions of the HELP Act Tom Burnett Draft Ready for Delivery 1/12/2017
LC1776 Link Generally revise HELP act Tom Burnett Draft Request Received 12/5/2016
LC1778 Link Generally revise social assistance Tom Burnett Draft to Requester for Review 1/26/2017
LC1786 Link Generally revise health care Geraldine Custer Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC1790 Link Create a soda pop tax Margaret ( Margie ) Macdonald, Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Draft On Hold 12/6/2016
LC1795 Link Revise laws related to family leave Margaret ( Margie ) Macdonald Draft On Hold 12/30/2016
LC1796 Link Interim study on paid family and medical leave Margaret ( Margie ) Macdonald Draft On Hold 12/5/2016
LC1803 Link Provide for primary seat belt law for minors Bradley Maxon Hamlett Draft Request Received 12/5/2016
LC1852 Link Generally revise liens and exemptions for certain debt from air ambulance bills Tom Facey Draft On Hold 12/19/2016
LC1853 Link Revise credit reporting laws for air ambulance debt from balance billing Tom Facey Draft On Hold 12/19/2016
LC1856 Link Generally revise health care laws Tom Woods Draft Request Received 12/5/2016
LC1857 Link Generally revise health care laws Tom Woods Draft On Hold 12/6/2016
LC1876 Link Generally revise campaign finance laws Moffie Funk Draft On Hold 12/13/2016
LC1891 Link Restrict opioid prescriptions Zach Brown Draft in Edit 1/27/2017
LC1915 Link Establish Montana food policy council Daniel Salomon Draft On Hold 12/16/2016
LC1929 Link Revise health and human service provider laws Jim Keane Draft On Hold 12/6/2016
LC1962 Link Generally revise Medicaid laws Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC1966 Link Generally revise laws concerning Medicaid expansion Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC1967 Link Generally revise laws concerning transparency of health care costs Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Draft On Hold 12/8/2016
LC1973 Link Generally revise laws relating to Department of Public Health and Human Services Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Draft On Hold 12/6/2016
LC1978 Link Generally revise laws concerning ambulance drivers Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Draft Request Received 12/5/2016
LC1979 Link Generally revise laws concerning air ambulance services Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Draft Request Received 12/5/2016
LC1987 Link Generally revise laws concerning child protective services Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Draft On Hold 12/6/2016
LC1991 Link Require use of motorcycle helmet in operating motorcycle on public highways Jean Price Draft Request Received 12/5/2016
LC2021 Link Revise environmental laws Derek Skees Draft On Hold 1/13/2017
LC2024 Link Revise health laws Derek Skees Draft On Hold 12/13/2016
LC2028 Link Require school districts to address suicide prevention and response Dennis Lenz Draft Ready for Delivery 1/30/2017
LC2034 Link Prohibit individual health insurance discrimination with some exceptions Jean Price Draft Delivered to Requester 1/27/2017
LC2048 Link Generally revise health laws Jenny Eck Draft On Hold 1/23/2017
LC2059 Link Generally revise laws on mental health Jenny Eck Draft On Hold 1/23/2017
LC2062 Link Expand Montana Medicaid to provide for pediatric day health care Jean Price Draft Request Received 12/5/2016
LC2066 Link Generally revise health care laws Nate Mcconnell Draft Taken Off Hold 1/16/2017
LC2089 Link Generally revise tele-medicine laws for physicians Kirk Wagoner Draft in Edit 1/31/2017
LC2090 Link Generally revise air ambulance laws Kirk Wagoner Draft Request Received 12/7/2016
LC2098 Link Revise laws related to the sale of raw milk Diane Sands, Jason Small Draft to Requester for Review 1/30/2017
LC2099 Link Interim study of EMS and volunteer firefighters Diane Sands Draft Request Received 12/7/2016
LC2118 Link Generally revise insurance laws Gordon Pierson Draft On Hold 12/19/2016
LC2130 Link Constitutional amendment regarding run-off elections Dee L Brown Draft Request Received 12/9/2016
LC2139 Link Provide for suicide prevention and training for primary care providers Edie Mcclafferty Draft Request Received 12/9/2016
LC2174 Link Generally revise drug enforcement laws Gordon Pierson Draft On Hold 12/14/2016
LC2178 Link Plan for improved delivery of care for acute heart attacks Ron Ehli Draft in Edit 1/30/2017
LC2179 Link Generally revise health care laws Ron Ehli Draft On Hold 12/15/2016
LC2182 Link Revise licensing requirements for certain mental health facilities Alan Redfield Draft Request Received 12/13/2016
LC2189 Link Revise entitlement share Llew Jones Draft Request Received 12/15/2016
LC2201 Link Revise child abuse and neglect laws Mary Caferro Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC2209 Link Generally revise healthcare laws Jon Knokey Draft On Hold 12/28/2016
LC2224 Link Fingerprint background checks for licensing under medical licensure compact Ellie Hill Smith Draft Ready for Delivery 1/26/2017
LC2231 Link Reduce medical/dental deductibility threshold to 5% of adjusted gross income Brad Tschida Draft Delivered to Requester 1/11/2017
LC2242 Link Revise child abuse and neglect laws Kimberly Dudik Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC2278 Link Revise laws related to physician assistants Denise Hayman Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC2280 Link Require child sexual abuse and child sex trafficking prevention efforts Terry Gauthier Draft Delivered to Requester 1/31/2017
LC2282 Link Oversight of care for former MDC patients Kirk Wagoner Draft Request Received 12/29/2016
LC2318 Link Joint resolution regarding social security and medicare Margaret ( Margie ) Macdonald Draft Request Received 12/30/2016
LC2327 Link Revise laws related to schedule II drugs Roger Webb Draft Ready for Delivery 1/27/2017
LC2335 Link Revise seat belt laws Bob Brown Draft On Hold 1/2/2017
LC2369 Link Generally revise seatbelt laws John L Fleming, Jason Small Draft On Hold 1/6/2017
LC2377 Link Define scope and purpose of reporting for the purposes of licensing Nels Swandal Draft Request Received 1/4/2017
LC2405 Link Joint resolution urging Congress to address air ambulance balance billing issues   Draft Request Received 1/10/2017
LC2407 Link Generally revise health care laws Greg Hertz Draft Request Received 1/9/2017
LC2411 Link Revise laws concerning use of cadavers in medical and nursing education Albert Olszewski Draft Request Received 1/10/2017
LC2427 Link Revise laws related to choice of practitioners Lola Sheldon-galloway Draft Request Received 1/13/2017
LC2428 Link Revise laws relating to marriage and family therapy Lola Sheldon-galloway Draft Request Received 1/13/2017
LC2432 Link Generally revise healthcare laws Fred Thomas Draft Request Received 1/11/2017
LC2445 Link Generally revise healthcare laws Fred Thomas Draft Request Received 12/1/2016
LC2449 Link Authorize public-private partnership programs Ellie Hill Smith Draft Request Received 1/17/2017
LC2463 Link Generally revise health care laws Tom Woods Draft On Hold 1/18/2017
LC2468 Link Generally revise health care laws Kim Abbott Draft On Hold 1/18/2017
LC2471 Link Revise Medicaid laws related to marriage and family therapists Fred Anderson Draft Request Received 1/17/2017
LC2476 Link Generally revise mental health laws Moffie Funk Draft On Hold 1/18/2017
LC2478 Link Generally revise child welfare law Kimberly Dudik Draft On Hold 1/19/2017
LC2479 Link Generally revise tobacco laws Willis Curdy Draft Request Received 1/17/2017
LC2483 Link Generally revise reproductive health laws Kathy Swanson Draft On Hold 1/18/2017
LC2484 Link Generally revise health care laws Kathy Swanson Draft On Hold 1/17/2017
LC2493 Link Generally revise prescription drug laws Kathy Kelker Draft On Hold 1/18/2017
LC2504 Link Provide that consent of a patient is not a means of self defense Brad Tschida Draft On Hold 1/20/2017
LC2511 Link Generally revise reproductive health laws Marilyn Ryan Draft Request Received 1/17/2017
LC2514 Link Generally revise laws on the prescription drug registry Jessica Karjala Draft Request Received 1/17/2017
LC2516 Link Generally revise laws on mental health Jessica Karjala Draft On Hold 1/21/2017
LC2517 Link Generally revise health care laws Laurie Bishop Draft Request Received 1/17/2017
LC2523 Link Revise STEM scholarship guidelines Mike Hopkins Draft On Hold 1/18/2017
LC2527 Link Revise laws related to veteran suicide prevention and training Mike Hopkins Draft Request Received 1/17/2017
LC2538 Link Generally revise health care laws Casey Schreiner Draft On Hold 1/21/2017
LC2548 Link Generally modify standards related to nutritionists Llew Jones Draft On Hold 1/31/2017
SB100 Link Authorize direct primary care provider plans Cary L Smith Transmitted to House 1/30/2017
SB104 Link Authorizing establishment of an emergency care system Mary Sheehy Moe, Mary Moe, Diane Sands Hearing 2/1/2017
SB114 Link Revise postsecondary scholarships to address teacher pipeline Mary Sheehy Moe, Mary Moe Committee Vote Failed; Remains in Committee 1/23/2017
SB116 Link Disallowing workers'' compensation benefits for certain false statements Mark Blasdel Hearing 1/25/2017
SB129 Link Require insurance coverage of teledentistry Mary Caferro Committee Report--Bill Passed 1/26/2017
SB13 Link Confirm Governor's appointee to health-related boards Scott Sales, Susan Webber, David Howard Hearing 2/1/2017
SB131 Link Revise the effective date provisions for the Montana medical marijuana act Fred Thomas Hearing 1/31/2017
SB133 Link Prohibit use of tanning devices by a person under 18 years old Roger Webb Hearing 2/6/2017
SB147 Link Revise clean indoor air act laws to prohibit use of vapor products Diane Sands Hearing 2/2/2017
SB160 Link Require DPHHS to streamline procedures related to mental health services Mary Caferro Referred to Committee 1/27/2017
SB166 Link Adopt enhanced nurse licensure compact Edward Buttrey Hearing 2/9/2017
SB31 Link Require medicaid reimbursement for drug therapy management Albert Olszewski Tabled in Committee 1/18/2017
SB44 Link Provide process to hold patients harmless from balance billing by air ambulance Gordon Vance Hearing 1/10/2017
SB56 Link Revise sunset dates related to funding of prescription drug registry Margaret ( Margie ) Macdonald Committee Report--Bill Concurred 1/30/2017
SB61 Link Require certain facilities providing behavioral health srvcs to be lic by DPHHS Cynthia Wolken Tabled in Committee 1/25/2017
SB62 Link Certification for behavioral health peer support specialists Cynthia Wolken Hearing 2/3/2017
SB7 Link Confirm Governor's appointees to boards related to business Scott Sales, Edward Buttrey Referred to Committee 1/23/2017
SB8 Link Confirm Governor's appointee for Director, Dept. of Labor and Industry Scott Sales, Edward Buttrey Referred to Committee 1/23/2017
SB82 Link Generally revise laws on Medicaid overpayment audits Albert Olszewski Transmitted to House 1/30/2017
SB83 Link Volunteer Health Services Act Cary L Smith, Roger Webb Hearing 2/8/2017
SB9 Link Provide for primary enforcement of seatbelt laws Dick Barrett, Frederick ( Eric ) Moore Tabled in Committee 1/13/2017
SB92 Link Allow for proxy decision-making in medical care Doug Kary, Albert Olszewski Hearing 1/13/2017
SB95 Link Authorize necessary measures to implement House Bill 2 Ryan Lynch, Llew Jones Tabled in Committee 1/24/2017
SB96 Link Right to shop act for health care services Cary L Smith Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended 1/31/2017