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Legislative Roundup

As session wraps up, lawmakers pass $10 billion budget, missing persons legislation, funding for aquatic invasive species prevention and bills that crack down on sex crimes

HELENA - On the final day of the 66th Montana Legislature, lawmakers completed their only state constitutionally mandated task by passing the bill that sets the budget for state agencies.

House Bill 2, which spends about $10 billion of state and federal money over the next two years, passed its final vote in House of Representatives 73-25.

The bill had moved through the session relatively quickly,...

 

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