Montana State Legislature
This page highlights some of our past accomplishments over the years at the state level.
2013 Legislative Session
This session was spent defending our gains from past sessions, testifying against bills that would have rolled back incentives for gray water. Throughout the year, We also worked through the public rule making process with the Montana DEQ for gray water systems in newly constructed or remodeled homes.
2011 Legislative Session
2009 Legislative Session
Authorize use of gray water in commercial and multi-family structures
HB 21, sponsored by Sue Dickenson
Repeal termination date for recycling tax incentives
SJ 28, sponsored by Jim Peterson
Resolution requesting an interm study on recycling and solid waste recovery
HB 416, sponsored by Margaret MacDonald
Exempt biodiesel made from vegetable oil from state road tax
HB 420, sponsored by Michele Reinhart
Allow local government to adopt incentive-based energy conservation codes
SB 73, sponsored by Bob Hawks
Revise laws on medium-speed vehicles
SB 424, sponsored by Gregory Barkus
Control disposal of mercury thermostats
2007 Legislative Session
Allow for the separation of gray water.
Allows for neighborhood electric vehicles that can go 35 mph on streets up to 45 mph.
Recognizes the challenges of electronic waste and funds a public education program through the Department of Environmental Quality.
Increases fuel efficiency in state vehicles.