Montana State Legislature

COVID-19 Response Panel

Legislative Leadership COVID-19 Response Panel

  • The Legislative Leadership COVID-19 Response Panel met January 8th.  The Panel tentatively adopted Covid Panel Rules (version 1).
  • The Legislative Leadership COVID-19 Response Panel met Thursday, January 14, 2021,  The document based on the actions to date can be found here:  COVID Panel Rules - Version 2 (latest version).  The meeting materials, including a copy of the rules with the changes shown are:

Rep. Abbott Amendment
Sen. Cohenour Amendment
Symptoms, Testing, Protocols
Critical Infrastructure Employees
Vaccine Phases Infographic
HR Memo to Leadership

COVID Panel Rules - Version 2 - with all changes shown.

  • The Legislative Leadership Panel may meet again: TBD.  At that time, the Panel may take a limited amount of public testimony, please submit written comments or request to testify by noon the day prior to the meeting.

Updated COVID information:   Symptoms, Testing, Vaccines, & Protocols, Montana State Legislature 2021, DRAFT updated February 12, 2021

TESTING for Capitol Occupants

Scheduled for Fridays between 10 am – 12 pm and 2:30 – 4 pm, and Mondays 10 – 1:15 pm. in the basement cafeteria. There will be no testing on March 5th due to transmittal break. 

Appointments are not required but are suggested.   Here is the link to make an appointment: []


The 2nd Dose vaccine clinic only or those who received their first dose on February 3, will be held on March 3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (no appointment necessary) in the basement cafeteria.


  • Senate President Mark Blasdel
  • Senate President Pro Tempore Jason Ellsworth
  • Senate Majority Leader Cary Smith
  • Senate Minority Leader Jill Cohenour
  • Speaker of the House Wylie Galt
  • Speaker of the House Pro Tempore Casey Knudsen
  • House Majority Leader Sue Vinton
  • House Minority Leader Kim Abbott


  • Nadine Spencer


  • Todd Everts, Susan Fox
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