This bill would allow the creation of public charter schools here in Montana. Charter schools are public schools that are organized differently from normal public schools. They have a special community board overseeing them, and they usually have a special focus like the arts or science.
For students with special needs, this bill allows their parents to choose from a wider range of options about where they receive their child’s public education.
This bill is still in the drafting stage, but we expect it to be a strong bill in favor of tax credits for scholarship donations that help kids pay for private school.
This bill would prohibit aborting a viable fetus.
The text of this bill isn’t written yet. It is intended to require the physical presence of practitioners when performing abortion services.
This bill is intended to generally revise abortion laws.
The text of this bill is not yet written. It is designed to revise laws related to unborn pain.
This is a statewide equivalent of the falsely-named “non-discrimination” ordinances that a few cities and towns in Montana have passed. It is assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.
The bill’s sponsor freely admits her purpose up front: “Eliminating the exemption from licensure as a private alternative adolescent residential or outdoor program for an organization or school that is an adjunct ministry of a church.” It is assigned to the House Judiciary Committee