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MACo Files Suit To Clarify Governor’s Ability To Bypass Legislature’s Constitutional Right To Override Veto


The MontanaAssociation

of Counties ("MACo") filed suit last week to compel Governor Greg Gianforte and Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen to fulfill their constitutional obligations and allow the Montana Legislature their lawful opportunity to override the Governor’s veto of Senate Bill 442 (“SB 442 - Sen Lang”).

On May 1, 2023, 130 out of 150 legislators passed SB 442, a bipartisan, politically popular measure that touches the state from borde...