Montana Water Board Sues To Stop Tribal Water Compact

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 10:31 AM EDT) -- POLSON, Mont. — A Montana water board on April 20 asked a state court to issue a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order against the CSKT Water Compact, saying the enabling legislation confers immunity but was not passed by the constitutionally required two-thirds majority of the Legislature (Flathead Joint Board of Control, et al. v. Members of the Montana 64th Legislature, et al., No. DV-15-73, Mont Dist., Lake Co.).

(Flathead complaint available. Document #95-150514-026C.)

On April 16, the Montana House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 262...
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