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SB 131 - Wildland-Urban Interface - Key Vote

Montana Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Wildland-Urban Interface

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (34-16) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (69-29) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Wildland-Urban Interface

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Department of Natural Resources to identify and map wildland-urban interface parcels and make the resulting information available to the public, local governments, and governmental fire agencies.

Highlights:
-Requires consultation with county governing bodies and governmental fire agencies regarding which parcels to designate as wildland-urban interface parcels (Sec. 1). -Requires the reviewing and updating of wildland-urban interface parcel designation every five years (Sec. 1). -Prohibits additional fire protection fees on properties based solely on location of the property within the wildland-urban interface (Sec. 1). -Requires each county to have or develop a community wildfire protection plan (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Wildland-Urban Interface

Sponsors

  • Carol Williams (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
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