From the HSLDA E-lert Service:


3/20/2003 5:42:56 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
Montana--House Committee to Consider Parent-taught Driver's Ed Bill

From the HSLDA E-lert Service...

March 20, 2003

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends,

Now is the time to renew your lobbying efforts to get parent-taught
driver's education in Montana. Senate Bill 295 will be considered by
the House Transportation Committee on Monday, March 24, 2003, at 3:00
p.m. in Room 303 of the State Capitol. Your calls and attendance at
the hearing are needed to move this good bill to the full House for a
final vote. The Senate already passed this bill on February 21, 2003.


(1) Please call or email as many members of the House Transportation
Committee listed below as possible, expressing your support of Senate
Bill 295. You may use this suggested message:

"Please vote in favor of Senate Bill 295 which would authorize
parents to teach driver's education to their children. The public
schools should not have a monopoly on driver's education for
students. Parent should not be restricted from training their own

Legislative voice messages for all members: 406-444-4800

House Transportation Committee:

Rep. Karl A Waitschies (R) (HD 96) (No Email) Chairman
Rep. Sylvia Bookout-Reinicke (R) (HD 71) (No Email) Vice Chairman
Rep. Dave Gallik (D) (HD 52) Vice Chairman
Rep. Joe Balyeat (R) (HD 32)
Rep. Bob Bergren (D) (HD 90)
Rep. Ronald R Devlin (R) (HD 3)
Rep. George Golie (D) (HD 44)
Rep. Jim Keane (D) (HD 36) (No Email)
Rep. Bernie Olson (R) (HD 76)
Rep. Allen Rome (R) (HD 56)
Rep. Frank J Smith (D) (HD 98)
Rep. Donald Steinbeisser (R) (HD100)
Rep. Bill Wilson (D) (HD 46) (No Email)

(2) Please attend the hearing in Helena on Monday, March 24, 2003, at
3:00 p.m. in Room 303 of the State Capitol and demonstrate your
support for this bill. Home educators need to fill the room in order
for the Committee members to see how important this legislation is to

For more information on SB 295 visit our website at:


Dewitt T. Black, III
HSLDA Senior Counsel

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