The Senate is made up of 50 members elected to 4-year terms. Montanans elect half of the 50 members every 2 years.
There are 17 Senate Committees, which meet on varying schedules to hear public comment on proposed legislation. All committee meetings are open to the public. Members of the Senate Finance and Claims Committee also serve on several joint subcommittees, which meet to review and debate state spending proposals.View The Senate Committees
Secretary of the Senate
Room 302B, State Capitol
Sergeant at Arms
Room 375, State Capitol
Session Contact Information
During legislative sessions, which occur in the first 4 months of odd-numbered years, you may leave a message for a legislator by calling the Session Information Desk, (406) 444-4800. This service is available from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and from 8 a.m. to adjournment on Saturdays.
Address letters to:
P.O. Box 200500
Helena, MT 59620-0500
By Online Message Form
Send a message to your legislator using the Legislative Branch online message form. This form is activated on the first day of each legislative session.
Bilings, SD 27, RepublicanSen. Smith
East Helena, SD 42, DemocratSen. Cohenour
President Pro Tempore
Hamilton, SD 43, RepublicanSen. Ellsworth
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