Montana State Information
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On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.
Montana’s state capitol resides in Helena.
The Montana Legislature has two chambers, the Senate and the House of Representatives. There are fifty Senators and 100 Representatives. Senators serve for a term of four years these terms are staggered. Representatives are elected to two year terms. There are term limits in Montana. Eight years in either chamber. The regular session runs for 90 working days beginning at noon on the first Monday in January of odd numbered years. If New Year’s Day falls on that Monday session begins on the following Wednesday. The Governor may call special session or the legislature can vote to do so as well. In the thirty times that a special has been called it was by the Governor. The Legislature has never successfully petitioned for a special session. To qualify to run for either chamber you must be a citizen of the US, a resident of the state for one year prior to the election, 18 years of age and be a resident of the county in which you are running or idf the district covers more than one county you must be a resident of the district.
The Republicans control both chambers.