Bills 2017

Sponsored / Co-sponsored Bills:

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Bill # HB0116 – Title: Abortion amendments..

Sponsored by: Steinmetz – Co-Sponsored: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to abortions; amending the definition of “viability” to include the ability to feel pain; prohibiting the sale or transfer of any aborted child or cells or tissue from an aborted child for experimentation; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: Assigned Chapter Number — CH0186 03/09/2017 07/01/2017


Bill # HB0132 – Title: Reporting of abortions.

Sponsored by: ClemCo-Sponsored: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to abortions; establishing additional requirements for abortion reporting; providing for a public report of abortion statistics; providing penalties for failure to report as required; specifying acts not meeting reporting requirements are acts of unprofessional conduct; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H:Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 5-4


Bill # HB0133 – Title: Civics proficiency examination.

Sponsored by: ClemCo-Sponsored: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to education; requiring passage of an examination on the principles of the constitution of the United States and the state of Wyoming to receive a high school diploma, associate degree, baccalaureate degree or high school equivalency certificate; specifying examination requirements and composition; providing legislative findings; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff


Bill # HB0137 – Title: Wyoming Repeal Gun Free Zones Act..

Sponsored by: Biteman – Co-Sponsored: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to weapons; removing restrictions; repealing gun free zones in government meetings; providing for the carrying of concealed weapons as specified; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: S President Signed HEA No. 0107 – “Governor VETO”



Bill # HB0182 – Title: Abortion–ultrasound information..

Sponsored by: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to public health and safety; requiring physicians to provide patients with specified information before certain nonemergency abortion procedures; providing exceptions; providing and amending definitions; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H Placed on General File — Governor Signed HEA No. 0090


Bill # HB0146 – Title: State funds – prohibit investment in Iran and Cuba..

Sponsored by: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to public funds; prohibiting investment of state funds in Cuba or Iran; allowing exceptions; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H: DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4: 1-8-0-0-0


Bill # HB0147 – Title: Release of arrested persons under the influence.

Sponsored by: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; specifying when persons arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol may be released; amending related statutes pertaining to bail; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H COW: Failed 14-45-1-0-0


Bill # HB0208 – Title: Attorney general-elected official.

Sponsored by: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to the attorney general; providing for the election of the attorney general; setting the attorney general’s term at four (4) years; providing for filling a vacancy in the position; repealing provision for interim appointment; providing for the application of the Ethics and Disclosure Act to the office of the attorney general; amending certain provisions regarding actions the attorney general takes requiring approval of or pursuant to the direction of the governor; making conforming amendments; and providing for effective dates.

Bill Status: H:DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4: 3-6-0-0-0


Bill # HB0224 – Title: Supplemental budget requests-limitations..

Sponsored by: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to state budgets; limiting supplemental budget requests as specified; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H: DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4: 1-6-0-0-0


Bill # HB0228 – Title: Tax credit education savings accounts..

Sponsored by: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to education; establishing the tax credit education savings account program; specifying duties of the state superintendent; providing program requirements; authorizing severance tax credits; providing definitions; providing rulemaking authority; requiring a report; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H: DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4: 2-7-0-0-0


Bill # HB0251 – Title: Taxpayer protection act..

Sponsored by: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to administration of government; prohibiting the use of bid waivers for a portion of agency budgets as specified; providing for an investigation into agencies as specified; providing for suspension of an agency director pending the outcome of an investigation; authorizing a taxpayer to compel an investigation; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: H: Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 5-4


Bill # SF0083 – Title: State spending and revenues – public reports..

Sponsored by: Bouchard – Co-Sponsored: Gray
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to administration of government; requiring public reports on state agency contracts for services and supplies and on revenues received by state agencies as specified; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Status: S: DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with Senate Rule 5-4: 2-3-0-0-0