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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
SF0017 Update
 
Interested in the latest draft?  Read it here
(posted 11.6.2017) 
 
Documents:
 
On August 11, 2017 the WYOPASS Board submitted proposed language and a memo regarding the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction language.   
 
 
On May 18, 2017 WYOPASS Board Members Charles Bloom and Derek Teini attended the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivision Interm Committee meeting in Laramie and presented a letter (link above) requesting a seat at the table for WYOPASS to work with Legislature on extraterritorial jurisdiction.  WYOPASS was granted the request and will begin work with WCC, WAM, and other interested parties to draft a bill for the 2018 sessions using SF0017 as a starting point. 
 
 
2017 General Session
House Bills / Senate Files of Interest 
 House Bills Index / Senate Files Index

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. 

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.


3/6/2017 Governor Signed HEA No. 0047
Chapter No. 76 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017



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.

3/8/2017 Governor Signed HEA No. 0087
Chapter No. 145 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017


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.

3/6/2017 Governor Signed SEA No. 0036
Chapter No. 62 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017


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.

3/6/2017 Governor Signed SEA No. 0040
Chapter No. 106 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017


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.

3/6/2017 Governor Signed SEA No. 0032
Chapter No. 65 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017


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.

3/8/2017 Governor Signed SEA No. 0073
3/8/2017 Assigned Chapter Number
Chapter No. 164 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017


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.

3/6/2017 Governor Signed SEA No. 0027
Chapter No. 57 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017


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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Last Update March 3, 2016

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

Email with WYOPASS Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Comments

ETJ Comments Letter to Corporations Committee - May 2017

ETJ Draft Legislation

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

WYOPASS Legislative Letter 9-12-2017

WYOPASS Proposed Language 9-12-2017