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Constitutional Referendum Would Create Mental Health Trust

Montana lawmakers are laying the groundwork for more permanent solutions to Montana’s suicide epidemic and other mental health challenges with a constitutional proposal to create a mental health trust.

Senate Bill 563 would propose a constitutional amendment to the voters of Montana to amend Article XII of the Montana Constitution. SB 563 requires 100 total votes in the Legislature to advance to the November 2024 general election ballot as a constitutional referendum and the proposed amendment would need support from a majority of Montana voters to go into effect. SB 563 is sponsored by Senate...


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