Montana - HB 585 - 2017

Allowing the board of investments to make loans to an owner of a coal-fired generating unit in Montana from the Montana permanent coal tax trust fund for the operation and maintenance of a coal-fired generating unit; providing loan criteria, fees, requirements, and limitations; requiring notice and stipulations in the event of bankruptcy; amending Sections 17-6-302, 17-6-308, 17-6-309, 17-6-311, and 17-6-317, MCA; and providing an immediate effective date.

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Added On: 03-30-2017
Updated On: 04-23-2017
Status: Passed Both Chambers
Primary Sponsor: Austin Knudsen (House/Republican)





Actions (44)

  • 12-05-2016 - Draft Request Received
  • 03-06-2017 - Draft to Requester for Review
  • 03-07-2017 - Executive Director Final Review
  • 03-07-2017 - Bill Draft Text Available Electronically
  • 03-07-2017 - Draft in Assembly
  • 03-07-2017 - Executive Director Review
  • 03-07-2017 - Draft in Final Drafter Review
  • 03-07-2017 - Draft in Input/Proofing
  • 03-07-2017 - Draft to Drafter - Edit Review [SMH]
  • 03-07-2017 - Draft in Legal Review
  • 03-07-2017 - Draft in Edit
  • 03-08-2017 - Draft Ready for Delivery
  • 03-10-2017 - Draft Delivered to Requester
  • 03-13-2017 - Introduced Bill Text Available Electronically
  • 03-13-2017 - First Reading
  • 03-13-2017 - Referred to Committee
  • 03-13-2017 - Fiscal Note Requested
  • 03-13-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-16-2017 - Fiscal Note Received
  • 03-17-2017 - Fiscal Note Signed
  • 03-20-2017 - Hearing
  • 03-20-2017 - Fiscal Note Printed
  • 03-22-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed
  • 03-23-2017 - Sponsors Engrossed
  • 03-23-2017 - Printed - New Version Available
  • 03-23-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Passed
  • 03-24-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 03-24-2017 - 2nd Reading Passed
  • 03-27-2017 - Transmitted to Senate
  • 03-27-2017 - 3rd Reading Passed
  • 03-27-2017 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
  • 03-28-2017 - First Reading
  • 03-28-2017 - Referred to Committee
  • 04-06-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Concurred
  • 04-06-2017 - Hearing
  • 04-11-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Concurred
  • 04-12-2017 - 2nd Reading Concurred
  • 04-12-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 04-13-2017 - 3rd Reading Concurred
  • 04-13-2017 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
  • 04-18-2017 - Sent to Enrolling
  • 04-18-2017 - Returned to House
  • 04-19-2017 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
  • 04-20-2017 - Returned from Enrolling

Votes (6)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
03-22-2017DO PASSHouse970yes
03-24-2017Do PassHouse65341yes
03-27-2017Do PassHouse61372yes
04-06-2017BE CONCURRED INSenate1030yes
04-12-2017Do ConcurSenate35150yes
04-13-2017Do ConcurSenate31190yes

News (2)

Montana lawmakers consider bill on addressing impacts of Colstri - KTVQ.com | Q2 | Continuous News Coverage ... - KTVQ Billings News
Published by ktvq.com
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:19:00 GMT

Ankney argued that the fate of Colstrip had been largely determined by policy decisions outside Montana, and that SB 338 was a way for the state to have a say in what comes next. “Montana has one chance, one last chance, to get it right,” said Ankney ...

Big Sky lawmakers rush to save major coal plant - E&E News
Published by eenews.net
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:27:10 GMT

Other proposals range from a remediation plan to a bill setting aside money for Montana to intervene in a rate case in Washington state that could help decide the plant's future. The flood of ... Knudsen's bill (H.B. 585) was set for a hearing late ...

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