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WyoPASS
Legislative Committee
Purpose: To review planning related legislative proposals; to recommend modifications to proposed legislation from the perspective of the professional planner; to provide WYOPASS membership with copies of proposed legislation, recommended modifications, and summarizing analysis of legislation; to poll WYOPASS membership as to its position concerning proposed legislation; and to keep the membership informed about progress of planning related bills in the State Legislature.  For information contact Rob Yingling, the Committee Chair. 

Legislative Committee Members:  Rob Yingling (Chair), Sid Fox, Randy Hunt
Wyoming State Capitol, Cheyenne Wyoming
 

The 2017 64th Legislative General Session will convene January 10, 2017 at noon. The Joint Session of the Wyoming Legislature and the Governor’s State of the State address will be January 11th at 10 a.m.

Click here to view the 2017 Legislative Session Schedule. 

2017 General Session
House Bills / Senate Files of Interest


HB0044 - Board of professional engineers and land surveyors.

Sponsored by: Joint Corporations, Elections & Political Subdivisions Interim Committee

AN ACT relating to professional engineers and land surveyors; providing the number of board members required for a quorum; revising licensure requirements; specifying evidence that can be required by the board; specifying applicability; and providing for an effective date.

 

1/30/2017 S Received for Introduction

1/31/2017 S Introduced and Referred to S07 - Corporations

2/14/2017 S07 - Corporations:Recommend Do Pass 4-0-1-0-0

2/14/2017 S Placed on General File

2/15/2017 S COW:Passed                    

2/16/2017 S 2nd Reading:Passed

 
HB0186 - Improvement and service districts-services. H.B. No. 0001            General government appropriations.>
Sponsored by: Kirkbride
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.
 

1/27/2017 H 2nd Reading:Passed

1/30/2017 H 3rd Reading:Passed 60-0-0-0-0

1/31/2017 S Received for Introduction

2/1/2017 S Introduced and Referred to S07 - Corporations


SF0015 - Special district budget requirements.

Sponsored by: Joint Corporations, Elections & Political Subdivisions Interim Committee

AN ACT relating to special districts; providing requirements for the administration of finances of special districts as specified; creating definitions; conforming provisions; and providing for an effective date.

 

2/21/2017 S Received for Concurrence

2/22/2017 S Concur:Passed 26-4-0-0-0

2/23/2017 Assigned Number SEA No. 0036

2/23/2017 S President Signed SEA No. 0036

2/24/2017 H Speaker Signed SEA No. 0036

 

SF0016 - Special districts elections.

Sponsored by: Joint Corporations, Elections & Political Subdivisions Interim Committee

AN ACT relating to special districts; amending special district elections as specified; conforming provisions; and providing for an effective date.

 

2/22/2017 S Received for Concurrence

2/23/2017 S Concur:Passed 30-0-0-0-0

2/24/2017 Assigned Number SEA No. 0040

2/27/2017 S President Signed SEA No. 0040

2/27/2017 H Speaker Signed SEA No. 0040

 
SF0017 - Municipal jurisdiction.   
Sponsored by: Joint Corporations, Elections & Political Subdivisions Interim Committee
AN ACT relating to municipalities; restricting extraterritorial jurisdiction asserted by a municipality; specifying procedures for a municipality to exercise extraterritorial jurisdiction; specifying applicability; making conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date.
 

1/27/2017 S COW:Passed

1/30/2017 S 2nd Reading:Passed

1/31/2017 S 3rd Reading:Failed 14-16-0-0-0

 

SF0056 - Omnibus water bill-planning.

Sponsored by: Select Water Committee

AN ACT relating to water development projects; authorizing specified level I and level II studies; providing appropriations; requiring reports; providing for reversion of unexpended funds; authorizing unobligated funds to be used to complete other designated projects as specified; and providing for an effective date.

 

2/21/2017 S Received for Concurrence

2/22/2017 S Concur:Passed 30-0-0-0-0

2/22/2017 Assigned Number SEA No. 0032

2/23/2017 S President Signed SEA No. 0032

2/24/2017 H Speaker Signed SEA No. 0032

 
SF0092 - Local governments-plan review authority.
Sponsored by: Pappas
AN ACT relating to fire protection; authorizing local governmental entities to assume sole plan review authority; permitting assistance by the state fire marshal; making conforming amendments; clarifying cross references related to enforcement, inspections, plan review authority and appeals; and providing for an effective date.
 

2/14/2017 H Placed on General File

2/27/2017 H COW:Passed

2/28/2017 H 2nd Reading:Passed

3/1/2017 H 3rd Reading:Passed 56-2-2-0-0

 
SF0102 - Board of county commissioners designee-zoning certificates.
Sponsored by: Moniz
AN ACT relating to boards of county commissioners; permitting a board of county commissioners to authorize a designee to carry out its duties related to zoning certificates; and providing for an effective date.
 

2/9/2017 H Placed on General File

2/15/2017 H COW:Passed

2/16/2017 H 2nd Reading:Passed

2/21/2017 H 3rd Reading:Passed 56-4-0-0-0

2/22/2017 Assigned Number SEA No. 0027

2/23/2017 S President Signed SEA No. 0027

2/24/2017 H Speaker Signed SEA No. 0027

 
SF0110 - Unlawful use of water.
Sponsored by: Peterson
AN ACT relating to water; requiring the state board of control upon request to make a preliminary determination related to the unlawful use of water and to seek prosecution of violations; and providing for an effective date.
 

1/19/2017 Bill Number Assigned

1/20/2017 S Received for Introduction

1/20/2017 S Introduced and Referred to S05 - Agriculture

2/3/2017 S No report prior to CoW Cutoff

2/28/2017 S:Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to SR 5-4

 
SF0140 - I-80 project master plan.
Sponsored by: Von Flatern
AN ACT relating to highways; providing that the department of transportation shall conduct a study and develop a master project plan for Interstate 80 as specified; requiring reports; providing for review by the legislature; providing an appropriation; and providing for an effective date.
 

2/24/2017 H COW:Failed 25-33-2-0-0



 
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Wyoming State Statutes, planning related, under Planning Resources, in "Downloads" or under Planning Commission
 

Document List

2008 Final Legislative Update

2009 Final Legislative Update

2010 Final Legislative Update

2011 Final Legislative Update

2012 Update #1

Final Report Phase 1, Survey of Wyo Planners on Wyo Planning Statutes

Strategic Analysis and Recommendations Based on a Survey of Wyoming Planners Concerning Wyoming`s Planning Statutes