fbpx

State Legislature


KEY LEGISLATION FROM THE 
2019 WYOMING STATE LEGISLATURE

To find all 2019 legislation, including those listed below, visit the Wyoming Legislature’s website.

For past year’s bills: 2016, 2017, 2018


BILLS WE SUPPORTED:

HB  1, General government appropriations (Travel, Recreation, Wildlife & Cultural Resources Committee) PASSED

HB  2, Regulation of hunting methods (Travel, Recreation, Wildlife & Cultural Resources Committee) PASSED

HB 12, Shed antlers and horns (Sponsor: Rep. Sommers) DIED in Senate (but is largely covered in HB 38)

HB 26, Limited mining operations — amendments (Minerals, Business & Economic Development Committee) PASSED

HB 28, Regulation of shed antler and big game horn collection (Sponsor: Rep. Haley) PASSED

HB 32, EQC amendments (Minerals, Business & Economic Development Committee) PASSED

HB 99, Wyoming public lands day (Sponsor: Rep. Schwartz) PASSED

HB 228, Highway and wildlife safety studies and improvements (Sponsor: Rep. Crank) DIED in Senate (but is an interim study topic)

HB 231, Net metering amendments (Sponsor: Rep. Yin) DIED in Senate (but is an interim study topic)

HB 305, Land access study (Sponsor: Rep. Roscoe) DIED

SF 29, Cease and transfer priority list (Minerals, Business & Economic Development Committee) PASSED

SF 57, Public records (Corporations, Elections & Political Subdivisions Committee) PASSED

SF 77, 2019 large project funding (Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust Funding) PASSED

SF 118, Tax liability mineral production (Sponsor: Sen. Driskill) PASSED

SF 121, Municipal solid waste cease and transfer appropriation (Appropriations Committee) PASSED

SF 162,
State funded capital projects (Appropriations Committee) DIED

SJ 01, State-federal school trust lands exchange (Agriculture, State and Public Lands & Water Resources Committee) DIED in House

Budget amendment to increase WWNRT Fund by $5 million (Budget bill) PASSED


BILLS WE OPPOSEd:

  HB 10, Crimes against critical infrastructure (Sponsor: Rep. Larsen) DIED

  HB 50, Legislative review of state land transfers (Agriculture, State and Public Lands & Water Resources Committee) DIED

  HB 51, Lawful fence standards county preemption (Agriculture, State and Public Lands & Water Resources Committee) DIED

 HB 139, Uranium taxation rates (Sponsor: Rep. Burkhart) DIED

 HB 167, Severance tax on coal (Sponsor: Rep. Hallinan) DIED

HB 194, School trust land studies (Sponsor: Rep. Harshman) DIED

HB 248, Sage-grouse game bird farms — extension (Sponsor: Rep. Harshman) DIED

SF 134, Severance tax — exemption (Sponsor: Sen. Perkins) DIED

SF 145, State trust land revenues (Sponsor: Sen. Hicks) DIED

 SF 148, Federal facilities seizure (Sponsor: Sen. Scott) DIED


BILLS WE TRACKED:

HB 54, Federal natural resource policy account — amendments (Select Federal Natural Resource Management Committee) PASSED (Amended)

HB 96,
Wind energy production tax (Sponsor: Rep. Clem) DIED

HB 142, Wildlife and natural resources trust account — board duties (Sponsor: Rep. Paxton) PASSED

HB 166, Electric vehicle fees (Sponsor: Rep. Brown) PASSED (Amended)

HB 217, Wyoming camping act (Sponsor: Rep. Gray) DIED

HB 239, 
Wind energy production tax rate (Sponsor: Rep. Loucks) DIED

HB 241, 
Wind energy production tax — repeal (Sponsor: Rep. Loucks) DIED

HB 261, 
Application for permit to drill (Sponsor: Rep. Ekland) DIED (potentially an interim study topic)

HB 272, 
Oil and gas flaring waste (Sponsor: Rep. Burkhart) DIED

HB 285, Eminent domain in wind energy collector systems (Sponsor: Rep. Henderson) DIED

SF 13, Eminent domain — wind energy collection systems (Sponsor: Sen. Case) DIED

SF 87, Temporary instream flow use (Sponsor: Sen. Case) DIED

SF 159, New opportunities for Wyoming coal fired generation (Sponsor: Sen. Dockstader) PASSED (Amended)