Bills 2016

2016 Bills of Interest:

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The following are sponsored and co-sponsored bills for the 2016 Legislative Session I appreciate your input on Legislative issues as your Representative… If there are bills during the Legislative Sessions that are important to you, please let me know your thoughts and/or concerns. Contact me

SF0072Seventy miles per hour speed limit-state highways.

AN ACT relating to highways; increasing the maximum speed limit on state highways as specified; amending penalties and weight limitations for violations of speed limits on state highways; amending assessment of court costs for violations of speed limits as specified; repealing a provision relating to violations of speed limits; and providing for an effective date.

…3/16/2016: Chapter No. 114 Session Laws of Wyoming 2016


HB0067Senior center meal sales tax exemption.

AN ACT relating to taxation and revenue; revising the sales tax exemption for meals provided by senior centers as specified; and providing for an effective date.

…3/7/2016: Chapter No. 92 Session Laws of Wyoming 2016


HB0130 Juvenile detention facility-definition.

AN ACT relating to juvenile detention; providing that a residential treatment facility is not a juvenile detention facility as specified; and providing for an effective date.

…3/7/2016: Chapter No. 56 Session Laws of Wyoming 2016


HB0062Wyoming Money Transmitter Act-digital currency amendments.

AN ACT relating to the Wyoming Money Transmitter Act; amending definitions to exclude the transmission of monetary value and digital currency from the Wyoming Money Transmitter Act licensure requirements; and providing for an effective date.

…3/2/2016: S: Did Not Consider for Introduction


HB0048State spending and revenues-public reports.

AN ACT relating to administration of government; requiring public reports on the use of the governor’s exercise of specified budget powers, on state agency contracts for services and supplies and on revenues received by state agencies as specified; and providing for an effective date.

…3/2/2016: S: Did Not Consider for Introduction


HB0047Refugee resettlement plan accountability.

AN ACT relating to refugee resettlement; requiring legislative approval of a refugee resettlement plan; providing for assignment to a committee; providing for public hearings; and providing for an effective date.

…3/2/2016: S: Did Not Consider for Introduction


SF0104Volunteer health care.

AN ACT relating to public health and safety; authorizing the department of health to contract for volunteer health care services; providing immunity to medical professionals and health care providers who provide volunteer health

…3/1/2016: S: Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to SR 5-4


HJ0005Sovereign authority against federal action.

A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing to amend the Wyoming Constitution to authorize the state to prohibit the use of state personnel and financial resources to enforce, administer or cooperate with federal action that is not consistent with the constitution of the United States.

…H:DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4: 2-6-1-0-0


HJ0007Constitutional amendment-overturn supreme court decisions.

A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing to amend the Wyoming Constitution to authorize the Wyoming legislature to review and void decisions entered by the Wyoming supreme court as specified; providing procedures for review of supreme court and legislative actions as specified.

…2/12/2016: H: Failed Introduction 14-45-1-0-0


HJ0006Constitutional term limits.

A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing to amend the Wyoming Constitution by specifying term limits for specified state elected offices.

…2/12/2016: H: Failed Introduction 14-45-1-0-0


HB0124Wyoming bullion depository.

AN ACT relating to the administration of the government; providing for the creation and administration of the Wyoming bullion depository as specified; providing for licensure of depository agents as specified; providing definitions;

…2/12/2016: H Did Not Consider for Introduction Vote


HB0143Game road kill.

AN ACT relating to game and fish; providing for rules and regulations to authorize the collection of road killed animals; providing restrictions; and providing for an effective date.

…2/12/2016: H: Did Not Consider for Introduction Vote


HB0121Reporting of abortions.

AN ACT relating to abortions; establishing additional requirements for abortion reporting; providing for a public report of abortion statistics; providing penalties for failure to report as required; specifying acts not meeting

…2/12/2016: H: Did Not Consider for Introduction Vote


HB0070Abortion amendments.

AN ACT relating to abortions; amending the definition of “viability” to include the ability to feel pain; prohibiting the sale or transfer of any aborted child or cells or tissue from an aborted child for experimentation; and providing for an effective date.

…2/12/2016: H: Did Not Consider for Introduction Vote


HB0142Transfer of federal lands.

AN ACT relating to public lands; requiring transfer of public lands; specifying distribution of proceeds from the sale of public lands; creating a joint select committee on the transfer of public lands; providing duties of the committee; providing definitions; providing legislative findings; providing an appropriation; and providing for an effective date.

…2/12/2016: H: Did Not Consider for Introduction Vote


HB0135Restrictions on public benefits.

AN ACT relating to public benefits; conditioning eligibility for public benefits on lawful presence in the United States; requiring verification of lawful presence in the United States upon application for public benefits; providing a penalty; and providing for an effective date.

…2/12/2016: H: Failed Introduction 26-33-1-0-0


HJ0008Wyoming and the federal union.

A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing to amend the Wyoming Constitution to remove the word “inseparable” from the description of Wyoming’s involvement in the federal union.

…2/12/2016: H: Failed Introduction 20-39-1-0-0


HB0133Essential and emergency medication task force.

AN ACT relating to the administration of government; creating the Wyoming school essential and emergency medication task force; requiring the task force to study and make recommendations on the management and administration of diabetes medication and other essential medications in schools as specified; specifying task force membership and staffing; providing additional duties to the department of health; requiring a report; and providing for an effective date.

…2/12/2016: H: Failed Introduction 29-30-1-0-0


HB0023Coal severance tax credit.

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing a credit for state tax liability for coal subject to federal mineral royalty payments above a specified rate; and providing for an effective date.

…2/10/2016: WITHDRAWN BY SPONSOR


HB0072Student assessments-optional participation.

AN ACT relating to education; providing for optional participation in public K-12 educational assessments as specified; and providing for an effective date.

…2/9/2016: Failed Introduction 25-33-2-0-0