Montana Judge to Block Sections of SB 319 - State and Federal Communications

June 29, 2021  •  

Montana Judge to Block Sections of SB 319

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Montana District Court Judge Michael Menahan said he will temporarily block the implementation of two sections of Senate Bill 319.

The bill was amended late, with the amendment adding the two sections in question.

One amendment revised how political committees could operate on college campuses.

The other amendment prohibited judges from presiding over a case if they had received campaign contributions of $91 or more from a party within a six-year timespan.

Judge Menahan intends to issue the order sometime before July 1.

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