Legislative Update from House Speaker Pro Tem Casey Knudsen
February 24, 2021
We are less than two weeks away from Transmittal which is the halfway point of the legislative session, which is the time when all general House bills must be voted on and sent to the Senate and Senate bills to the House. Committees are quickly working to ensure that all bills get acted on.
The highlight of this week was Governor Gianforte signing House Bill 102 into law, which ensures every Montanans’ right to self-defense is now protected from state barriers. This legislation allows concealed carry without a permit in the same places that open carry is currently allowed, which is the sa...