Superintendent Check-in: 3/17/2021
March 17, 2021
As the Montana Legislature only convenes every 2 years for a 90-day session, the next 6 weeks is an important period of time. There are several bills continuing to make their way through legislative committees of the House and Senate that I am monitoring, which may impact Whitehall Schools. Here is a summary of a few key pieces of legislation with recent action:
• HB435 would generally revise civil liability laws for government entities and sets conditions on civil actions for exposure to COVID-19. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Bill Mercer, includes COVID-19 liability lawsuit protections fo...