Public Notices & Hearings


The Commissioner encourages Montana residents to participate in decisions that will affect them. Below are the upcoming scheduled hearings and notices and information on how to submit comments.


Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee

The Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee will conduct its next meeting on June 25, 2021. Committee meetings are open to the public. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m., Mountain Daylight Time. This meeting is open to the public and will be conducted via WebEx and teleconference.

  • To participate via WebEx: https://ncci.webex.com/meet/michael_craddock
    To participate by telephone, dial 1-415-655-0003 and enter Conference ID 737 288 699.

Meeting Materials

Meeting Agenda

Public Announcement 

Senior Fraud Exploitation Task Force

The Montana State Auditor, Commissioner of Securities and Insurance (CSI) will conduct a meeting to discuss establishing Central and Western Montana Elder Justice Councils.

On June 15, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. MST, the CSI will conduct a Public Forum and accept public comments on establishing Central and Western Elder Justice Councils.

The public is invited. Zoom links are available upon request by emailing Jackie.Jones@MT.gov

Meeting Materials:

Meeting Agenda 

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver

The Montana State Auditor, Commissioner of Securities and Insurance (“CSI”) and the Montana Reinsurance Association (“MRA”) will conduct a joint Public Forum and accept public comments on the progress of Montana’s Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver.

On May 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., MST, the CSI and MRA will hold a Public Forum via remote conferencing to accept comments on the progress of Montana’s Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver.  Because there currently exists a state of emergency in Montana due to the public health crisis caused by the coronavirus, there will be no in-person hearing.

The public is invited to access the Public Forum virtually in the following ways:

  • Join Zoom Meeting 931 155 4655; or
  • Join meeting by telephone 346-248-7799; meeting 931 155 4655

Meeting Materials:

Public Forum Notice

Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee

Meeting information: The Montana Workers Compensation Classification and Review Committee (Committee) will conduct its next meeting at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, on March 10, 2021. The meeting will be conducted via WebEx/teleconference only. The meeting will begin at 1:00 PM, Mountain Standard Time and will be conducted via WebEx and teleconference only. WebEx meeting: https://ncci.webex.com/join/michael_craddock

To participate by telephone, dial 1-415-655-0003 and enter Conference ID 737 288 699.

Meeting Materials:

Meeting Agenda and Documents 

Public Notice Announcement 

Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee

The Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee will conduct its next meeting on November 18, 2020. Committee meetings are open to the public. The meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m., Mountain Standard Time. Due to COVID-19 public health concerns and the resulting Governor’s emergency declaration and social distancing restrictions, the public is prohibited from physically attending this meeting. This meeting is only open to the public via WebEx and telephonically.

To participate via WebEx: https://ncci.webex.com/meet/michael_craddock

To participate by telephone, dial 1-415-655-0003 and enter Conference ID 737 288 699.

Meeting Materials:

Public Notice Announcement 

 

Prior CR Committee information

The Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee will conduct its next meeting on September 10, 2020. Committee meetings are open to the public. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m., Mountain Daylight Time. Due to COVID-19 public health concerns and the resulting Governor’s emergency declaration and social distancing restrictions, the public is prohibited from physically attending this meeting. This meeting is only open to the public telephonically.

To participate by telephone, dial 1-800-525-8529 and enter Conference ID 737 288 699.

Meeting Materials:

Public Notice Announcement

Meeting Agenda and Documents

 

The Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee (CRC) will hold a public hearing on July 8, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., via remote conferencing, to consider the proposed amendment of ARM 6.6.8301 pertaining to the establishment, deletion, or revision of classifications for various industries for supplementing the NCCI Basic Manual for Workers’ Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance as set forth in the Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment, MAR Notice No. 6-262 (Notice of Public Hearing) and related Classification Review Committee Materials; see below. Because there currently exists a state of emergency in Montana due to the public health crisis caused by the coronavirus, there will be no in-person hearing. Interested parties may access the remote conferencing platform by telephone at 1-978-990-5402 and enter Conference ID # 8288428.  Concerned persons may submit their data, views, or arguments either orally or in writing at the public hearing or may also submit written comments to Michael Craddock at the address set forth in the Notice of Public Hearing no later than 5:00 p.m., MST, July 16, 2020.

Meeting Materials: 

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment, MAR Notice No. 6-262

Classification Review Committee Materials, Including Executive Summaries

 

The Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee will conduct its next meeting on April 28, 2020. Due to COVID-19 public health concerns and the resulting Governor’s emergency declaration and social distancing restrictions, the public is prohibited from physically attending this meeting. This meeting is only open to the public telephonically. To participate by telephone, dial 1-800-525-8529 and enter Conference ID 737 288 699.

Meeting Materials:

Public Notice Announcement

Meeting Agenda and Materials

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment

 

The Montana Workers Compensation Classification and Review Committee will conduct its next meeting on December 11, 2019. Committee meetings are open to the public. The meeting will begin at 10:30AM, Mountain Standard Time.

LOCATION OF THE MEETING
Office of the Montana State Auditor
Basement conference room
840 Helena Ave., Helena, Montana 59601

Meeting Materials:

Public Notice Announcement 

2019 December Agenda 

Notice of Amendment 

Proposed Adoption Order

2019 December Executive Summary

 

The Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee will conduct its next meeting on August 13, 2019. The meeting will begin at 10:00A.M., Mountain Daylight Time.

LOCATION OF THE MEETING
Best Western Premier,
Helena Great Northern Hotel,
835 Great Northern Blvd.,
Helena, MT 59601

To participate by telephone, dial 1-800-525-8529 and enter Conference ID 737 288 699.

Meeting Materials:

Public Notice Announcement 

Meeting Agenda and Other Documents

 

The Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee will conduct its next meeting on October 23, 2018. The meeting will begin at 10:30 AM, Mountain Daylight Time.

LOCATION OF THE MEETING
Office of the Montana State Auditor
2nd Floor Conference Room
840 Helena Ave., Helena, MT 59601

To participate by telephone, dial 1-800-525-8529 and enter Conference ID 737 288 699.

Meeting Materials:

Public Notice Announcement

Agenda

Executive Summary

Proposed Adoption Order

Proposed Notice of Amendment

 

The Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee will conduct its next meeting on July 23, 2018. The meeting will begin at 1:30 PM, Mountain Daylight Time.

LOCATION OF THE MEETING
Best Western Premier,
Helena Great Northern Hotel,
835 Great Northern Blvd.,
Helena, Montana, 59601

To participate by telephone, dial 1-800-525-8529 and enter Conference ID 737 288 699.

Meeting Materials:

Public Notice Announcement

Meeting Documents

 

The Montana Workers Compensation Classification Review Committee will conduct its next meeting on Monday, October 30, 2017. Committee meetings are open to the public. The meeting will begin at 10:30 AM, Mountain Daylight Time.

LOCATION OF THE MEETING
Office of the Montana State Auditor,
2nd floor conference room,
840 Helena Ave., Helena, Montana 59601

To participate by telephone, dial 1-800-525-8529 and enter Conference ID 737 288 699.

October 30th agenda and meeting materials:

Public Notice Announcement

Meeting Agenda

Executive Summary

Notice of Amendment

Draft Order

If you wish to submit written comments prior to the meeting for consideration by the Committee, they may be sent to the Committee to the attention of michael_craddock@ncci.com. The subject line of your e-mail should read “Montana Classification Review Committee Meeting – October 30, 2017”.

Materials to be considered by the Committee at the meeting are anticipated to be available on the website of the Montana Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (CSI), www.csimt.gov, by October 23, 2017, or they may be requested by contacting Michael Craddock at michael_craddock@ncci.com.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the Committee at least 48 hours before the meeting by contacting Michael Craddock at michael_craddock@ncci.com.

For further information, please contact Michael Craddock at michael_craddock@ncci.com.

Prior CRC meetings and materials:

June 14th meeting agenda

June 14th meeting materials: Classifications for supplementing the basic manual and item filings