Legislation Tracker

Wyoming Legislative Session



The 2018 Budget Session of the Legislature of the State of Wyoming convenes Monday, February 12, 2018.
 
The Governor's State of the State address will be presented at a Joint Session of the Wyoming Legislature on February 12th at 10:00 am. The Wyoming Legislature will meet in the Jonah Business Center at 3001 E. Pershing Blvd. (Driving directions and building map).



Some of the Legislation Affecting County Government



Affected or Interested
Department
Bill Number
Description
Vehicle Licensing
HB0037 (PDF)
AN ACT relating to motor vehicle license plates; authorizing Yellowstone National Park license plates; specifying requirements; authorizing a fee; creating an account; restricting use of fees; providing for termination of the issuance of the license plates as specified; authorizing rulemaking; requiring a report upon termination; and providing for effective dates.
Vehicle Licensing
HB0039 (PDF)
 AN ACT relating to motor vehicle license plates; authorizing wildlife conservation license plates; specifying requirements; authorizing a fee; creating an account; providing for termination of the issuance of the plates as specified; requiring a report upon termination; authorizing rulemaking; and providing for effective dates.
Vehicle Titles
HB0034 (PDF)
 AN ACT relating to title and registration; removing bonding requirements and waiting periods for duplicate certificates of title for motor vehicles and motor homes as specified; and providing for an effective date.
Elections
HB0040 (PDF)
AN ACT relating to elections; defining candidates subject to the provisions of the Election Code; revising provisions relating to nominating petition signatures and write-in candidates; providing procedures for a write-in candidate to decline election to public office; clarifying provisions relating to vacancies in certain public offices; reducing the distance from a polling place in which electioneering is prohibited; repealing provisions relating to write-in candidates and payments to referendum circulators; making conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date.
Elections HB0038 (PDF)
AN ACT relating to elections; amending elements and penalties for registration offenses and false voting; specifying procedures for investigating and prosecuting registration offenses and false voting; and providing for an effective date.
 Elections SF0046 (PDF)
AN ACT relating to elections; amending various time requirements for proclamations and other election notices; authorizing formation of special hospital districts by county commissioner resolution and election as specified; amending the time for special districts candidate application filings; amending content requirements for general election proclamations; and providing for an effective date.
District Court
SF0024 (PDF)
AN ACT relating to courts and counties; delineating responsibility for court information technology equipment between the judicial branch and counties; providing definitions; and providing for an effective date.
 Assessor HB0072 (PDF)
 AN ACT relating to ad valorem taxation; specifying that a county may deduct extraordinary costs to collect taxes prior to distribution of the tax; providing that a county shall not be liable for amounts not collected due to nonpayment by a taxpayer; and providing for an effective date.
General
SF0037 (PDF)
AN ACT relating to legal time and holidays; designating Purple Heart Day as a state recognized commemorative day; providing recommendations for observation of the day; designating Wyoming as a purple heart state; and providing for an effective date.