Discussion on CD Funding options during Environmental Quality Council (EQC) on 3/22
March 21, 2022
HJ27 is on the Agenda for March 22nd at 10:30am in room 317 at the Capitol. The meeting can also be watched live at this link, and a recording will be available after on Leg.mt.gov.
As part of HJ27 ‘A Bill to Study Conservation District Funding‘ the Environmental Quality Council (EQC) will review a list of potential funding options for CDs. Further discussion will include an update on HJ6 – ‘A Study of the Natural Resources Trust Fund‘, as well as a committee decision on next steps for HJ27.
Relevant Meeting Materials
- EQC Agenda
- March Overview of Conservation Districts – LSD
- Conservation Districts Funding Ideas Table – LSD
- Memo to Revenue Interim Committee re: Impacts of adding additional severance taxes to the Coal Trust – LFD
- HJ 6: Consideration of Adding Other Revenue to Coal Severance Tax Trust Fund Slides – LSD & LFD
HJ27 was written and supported by MACD during the 2021 Legislative Session. Read more about HJ27 on the MACD Policy Blog here.