February Update

HB 63 “Revise licensing/regulation of engineers and land surveyors” has been signed by the Governor and is now officially a part of the Montana Code.

We will provide an update on both HB2 and HB5 as things start to shape-up as we approach the transmittal deadline next week.

MSE/ASCE/ASHRAE 2015 Bill List
HB 5 Rep Jeff Wellborn Provide for intrastructure development Rereferred to committee
HB 63 Rep Kathy Swanson Revise licensing/regulation of engineers and land surveyors Signed by the Governor
HB 97 Rep Edith McClafferty Revise alternative contracting process Bill was heard in Highways and Trans.
SB 145 Sen Bradley Hamlett Revise allocation of oil and gas revenue for oil and natural gas impact projects Transmitted to the House
LC 1912 Sen Bruce Tutvedt Revise membership of board of professional engineers and land surveyors Draft on hold
LC 1674 Donald Jones Generally revise building plan/permit review requirements Draft on hold
HB 224 Rep Zac Perry Generally revise building code program laws Tabled in committee
LC 1407 Sen Bruce Tutvedt Revise laws related to county road right-of-way purchases Draft on hold
LC 2094 Revise review and classification of road and street laws Draft request received
HB 312 Rep Nancy Wilson Require MDT to consider growth policies and neighborhood plans Tabled in committee
SB 205 Sen Robyn Driscoll Provide for the Hire Montana First Act Tabled in committee