Current Bills

Sponsored / Co-sponsored Bills:

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The following are sponsored and co-sponsored bills for the 2017 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

Bill # HB0020 – Title: Honor and remember flag.

Sponsored by: Lindholm – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to the display of flags; authorizing the display of the honor and remember flag as specified; providing protocols and penalties; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 46 – 13 – 1 – 0 – 0 — S President Signed HEA No. 0081


Bill # HB0099 – Title: Marriage certificates..

Sponsored by: Lindholm – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to domestic relations; removing the requirement for obtaining a marriage license prior to the solemnization of a marriage; conforming provisions; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H: No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0101 – Title: School districts – veterans employment preference..

Sponsored by: Hallinan – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to veterans; specifying a board of trustees of a school district may adopt hiring preference provisions for veterans and surviving spouses of deceased veterans; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 48-10-2-0-0 — S Did Not Consider in CoW


Bill # HB0104 – Title: Severance tax on coal..

Sponsored by: Hallinan – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to coal taxation; reducing the severance tax rate for coal as specified; conforming related tax distribution provisions; and providing applicability; providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0116 – Title: Abortion amendments..

Sponsored by: Steinmetz – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
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.

Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 48-11-1-0-0 — S President Signed HEA No. 0094


Bill # HB0126 – Title: Elementary school foreign language requirement..

Sponsored by: Piiparinen – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to education; making permissive the requirement that school districts provide foreign language instruction to students in kindergarten through second grade; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 56 – 2 – 2 – 0 – 0 — S President Signed HEA No. 0102


Bill # HB0127 – Title: Wind energy production tax-2..

Sponsored by: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to the tax on production of energy from wind resources; revising the tax rate; providing for distribution of the tax; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0132 – Title: Reporting of abortions.

Sponsored by: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
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 reporting requirements are acts of unprofessional conduct; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0133 – Title: Civics proficiency examination.

Sponsored by: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to education; requiring passage of an examination on the principles of the constitution of the United States and the state of Wyoming to receive a high school diploma, associate degree, baccalaureate degree or high school equivalency certificate; specifying examination requirements and composition; providing legislative findings; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0134 – Title: Taxable value of industrial property.

Sponsored by: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to taxation and revenue; amending the taxable value of property used for industrial purposes; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0136 – Title: Campus carry..

Sponsored by: Biteman – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to weapons; removing restrictions; repealing gun free zones on any public college or university campus as specified; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 40 – 19 -1 – 0 – 0 — S COW:Failed 13-17-0-0-0


Bill # HB0137 – Title: Wyoming Repeal Gun Free Zones Act..

Sponsored by: Biteman – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to weapons; removing restrictions; repealing gun free zones in government meetings; providing for the carrying of concealed weapons as specified; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 47 – 13 – 0 -0 -0 — S President Signed HEA No. 0107


Bill # HB0141 – Title: Daylight saving time – exemption..

Sponsored by: Edwards – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to daylight saving time; exempting the state from the daylight saving time change; providing for the observance of standard time; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0147 – Title: Release of arrested persons under the influence..

Sponsored by: Gray – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; specifying when persons arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol may be released; amending related statutes pertaining to bail; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H COW:Failed 14 – 45 – 1 – 0 – 0


Bill # HB0149 – Title: Release of arrested persons under the influence..

Sponsored by: Hallinan – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to sales tax; specifying the distribution of the local lodging excise tax; repealing conflicting provisions; specifying applicability; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0153 – Title: Parental rights..

Sponsored by: Jennings – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to parents; providing for a parental right to direct the upbringing, education and care of a child; providing applicability; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 50-7-3-0-0 — S President Signed HEA No. 0096


Bill # HB0154 – Title: Art in public buildings..

Sponsored by: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to public property; repealing separate budgeting and accounting for works of art; specifying applicability; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0155 – Title: Alcohol administration revisions..

Sponsored by: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to alcohol; providing for licenses for wholesalers of alcoholic liquors and wine; increasing the tax on alcoholic beverages; revising distribution of those taxes; repealing provisions authorizing the Wyoming liquor division to purchase and sell alcoholic liquors; conforming related provisions; requiring the liquor division to sell its remaining stock of alcoholic liquors; providing rulemaking authority; and providing for effective dates.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0157 – Title: Marihuana possession of less than three ounces..

Sponsored by: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to food and drugs; creating a civil penalty for specified amounts of marihuana and marihuana products; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0174 – Title: Game road kill..

Sponsored by: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to game and fish; authorizing rules to provide for the collection of road killed animals; providing restrictions; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H COW:Failed 23-35-2-0-0


Bill # HJ0002 – Title: Balanced budget amendment – resolution..

Sponsored by: Lindholm – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
A JOINT RESOLUTION petitioning Congress to call a convention to propose amendments to the Constitution of the United States to require a balanced federal budget.

Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 35-23-2-0-0 — S President Signed HEJR No. 0002


Bill # HJ0003 – Title: Single subject amendment resolution..

Sponsored by: Laursen – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
A JOINT RESOLUTION requesting Congress to call a convention for the purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that every law enacted by Congress shall embrace only one subject, which shall be clearly expressed in its title.

Bill Status: S Did Not Consider in CoW


Bill # SF0071 – Title: Electricity production standard..

Sponsored by: Hicks – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to electric utilities; establishing minimum procurement requirements for electric utilities; requiring reports; providing enforcement and rulemaking authority; mandating the public service commission to account for specified factors in rate setting; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: S No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # SF0083 – Title: State spending and revenues – public reports..

Sponsored by: Bouchard – Co-Sponsored: Clem
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to administration of government; requiring public reports on state agency contracts for services and supplies and on revenues received by state agencies as specified; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: S: No report prior to CoW Cutoff