Wyoming Legislative Session
The 2017 General Session of the Legislature of the State of Wyoming convenes January 10, 2017.
The Governor's State of the State address will be presented at a Joint Session of the Wyoming Legislature on January 10th at 10:00 in the Jonah Business Center. The Wyoming Legislature has relocated to the Jonah Business Center at 3001 E. Pershing Blvd. (Driving directions and building map).
Some of the Legislation Affecting County Government
|Affected or Interested
||Yellowstone License Plates
An ACT relating to motor vehicle license plates; authorizing distinctive Yellowstone National Park license plates; specifying requirements; authorizing a fee; creating an account; providing for termination of the issuance of the distinctive plates as specified; requiring a report upon termination; and providing for effective dates.
||HB0078||Salvage Title - Updates
AN ACT relating to motor vehicle certificates of title; revising procedures to acquire a salvage title; and providing for an effective date.
||HB0095||Vehicle Registration - Penalties
AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; imposing penalties for failure to properly title or register a vehicle; establishing procedures for nonpayment of fines; establishing a lien for unpaid fine; limiting an exemption to vehicle registration requirements; and providing for an effective date.
|Vehicle Registration||HB0218||Motor Vehicle Registration Fees
AN ACT relating to motor vehicle registration; increasing vehicle registration fees as specified; and providing for an effective date.
|Assessor||HB0162||Property Tax Assessment Rates
AN ACT relating to property tax; increasing the property tax assessment rates for property used for industrial purposes and for all other property as specified; providing for the creation of an distribution of funds to property tax refund program account; providing sunset dates; specifying applicability; and providing for an effective date.
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.
|Clerk||HB0046||Permanent Absentee Voter Status
AN ACT relating to elections; modifying provisions related to absentee ballot applications; authorizing an elector to apply for an absentee ballot electronically; authorizing an elector to apply for permanent absentee voter status and to receive an absentee ballot for all subsequent elections as specified; requiring distribution of absentee ballots to electors who qualify for permanent absentee voter status as specified; specifying termination of permanent absentee voter status; requiring rulemaking; and providing for an effective date.
AN ACT relating to elections; providing for the counting of absentee ballots received after the date of the election as specified; requiring boards of county commissioners to adopt procedures relating to such ballots; modifying time county canvassing boards shall meet; and providing for an effective date.
|Clerk of District Court||HB0188||District Court Filing Fees
AN ACT relating to district courts; amending filing fees for probate and civil cases as specified; and providing for an effective date.
|General||HB0069||County Resolution-Feeding Wildlife
AN ACT relating to county commissioners' regulatory authority; authorizing counties to prohibit or regulate the feeding of wildlife as specified; providing for penalties; and providing for an effective date.
||HB0186||Improvement and Service Districts - Services
AN ACT relating to improvement and service districts; providing for the acquisition of new improvements, facilities or services as specified; providing requirements; and providing for an effective date.
|General||HB0187||Total Solar Eclipse Day
AN ACT relating to solar eclipse day; providing that August 21, 2017 shall be designated as Total Solar Eclipse Day; authorizing the governor to grant administrative leave as specified; authorizing the office of homeland security to provide grants to local governments for Total Solar Eclipse Day; imposing duties on the office of homeland security; specifying applicability; providing an appropriation; and providing for an effective date.