The Mission of the Treasure State Resources Association is to promote and enhance the Montana Way of Life through responsible resource development.

2023 TSRA Annual Meeting - The Forge Hotel, Anaconda, MT

The 2023 TSRA Annual Meeting is scheduled for June 14-15, 2023 at The Forge Hotel in Anaconda, MT. The room block is open for reservations. The golf scramble will be played at the Old Works golf course in Anaconda. The agenda and registration information will follow at a later date. We look forward to seeing you there.

Early Bird Sponsors can save 5% by including payment with their 2023 dues. Click below for more information

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Public Policy

Treasure State Resources Association strives to bring together industry groups, labor organizations, and recreation groups to work towards advancing policies that balance conservation with resource development and multiple use.

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We want to hear from you. Whether you have questions about our organization, want to find out how to participate in our public policy activities, or would like to see us get be more involved in a specific regulatory issue—please don't hesitate to get in contact with us.

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Governor Bullock’s Amended Executive Order on the CPP Advisory Council

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan would have a devastating effect on Montana’s coal industry. Governor Bullock has established an Advisory Council to develop a recommendation for how Montana should deal with the CPP. To view the full text of his executive order, click here. The members of his advisory council can be found on Governor

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Using Legislative History

The term “legislative history” can mean two different things. First, “legislative history” refers to the chronological progress of a bill through the legislative process from its introduction to its enactment into law. In the legal field, however, “legislative history,” also often refers to the collection of documents that are created during that process. Judges and attorneys often turn to these documents to try to determine why the legislature enacted a particular law or to aid in the interpretation of a portion of the law. This process of using legislative history to interpret a law is often referred to as finding the “legislative intent” behind the law.

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