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Override votes due on final Bullock bill vetoes

By Associated Press
Published On: Jun 10 2013 11:12:24 AM MDT
BULLOCK 2013
HELENA, Mont. -

Lawmakers have until the end of the day to vote on whether to override 19 bill vetoes by Gov. Steve Bullock.
    
This voting round includes two bills that some Democrats planned to vote with majority Republicans to override.
    
House Bill 218 would fund infrastructure improvements in eastern Montana oil-boom towns.
    
House Bill 12 would make one-time payments totaling $6.5 million for the care of the elderly and disabled.
    
Bullock has said the main budget already spends a lot of money in those areas and he wants to make sure the state has a projected surplus of at least $300 million.
    
It takes a two-thirds majority in each chamber to override a veto.
    
Lawmakers have until 5 p.m. Monday to submit their votes to the Secretary of State.