Update on Bill Signings

March 15, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon took the following action on these bills today on Friday, March 15.

The Governor signed these bills on March 15:

  1. SF0156 | SEA No. 0075 Medical digital innovation sandbox.
  2. SF0111 | SEA No. 0080 Community colleges-bachelor of applied science programs.
  3. HB0148 | HEA No. 0094 State offices-contract transparency.
  4. SF0104 | SEA No. 0076 Wyoming chancery court.
  5. SF0131 | SEA No. 0081 Spending policy amendments.
  6. HB0279 | HEA No. 0119 Pari-mutuel commission-distributions.
  7. HB0308 | HEA No. 0125 Modernizing and balancing Wyoming's school funding streams.

The Governor let go without a signature but included a letter on March 15:

  1. SF0049 | SEA No. 0067 County zoning authority-private schools. (Download the letter PDF)
  2. SF0149 | SEA No. 0077 Capitol complex oversight. (Download the letter PDF)

The Governor used his line item veto authority on March 15:

  1. HB0293 | HEA No. 0124 UW student housing. (Download the letter PDF)
  2. SF0162 | SEA No. 0083 State funded capital construction. (Download the letter PDF)

The Governor vetoed on March 15:

  1. HB0120 | HEA No. 0105 Energy production inventory exemption. (Download the letter PDF)
  2. HB0251 | HEA No. 0117 Coal export terminal litigation. (Download the letter PDF)

BILLS GOVERNOR GORDON HAS TAKEN ACTION ON:

Download the spreadsheet of bills that the governor has taken action on.

Governor Gordon vetoes several areas in supplemental budget bill while highlighting its funding choices

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Some Photos from 2019 Formal Bill Signing Ceremonies

I was honored that Senate Joint Resolution No. SJ003, Wyoming’s Women Suffrage Day was the first piece of legislation that I signed as the Governor of Wyoming on Feb. 13, 2019. Wyoming’s Women Suffrage Day, recognized on December 10, 2019, will honor the 150th anniversary of Wyoming acknowledging and affirming women’s inherent right to vote and to hold office.

SJ003 Wyoming’s Women Suffrage Day on Feb. 13, 2019.

SF0018/SEA No. 0003 Campaign finance revisions on Feb. 13, 2019.

SF0015/SEA No. 0002 Certified public accountants act-revisions on Feb. 13, 2019.

SF0017/SEA No. 0001 County clerks-records on Feb. 13, 2019.

While most people know Feb. 14 as Valentine’s Day, it is also National Organ Donors Day. On Feb. 14, Governor Gordon signed House Bill 7 that allows the Wyoming Health Insurance Pool program to include transplants, which previously had been excluded.

On Feb. 14, Governor Gordon signed HEA 12/HB 26 Limited mining operations-amendments into law to help ensure aggregate sources for Wyoming’s roads and other infrastructure projects and to create efficiency for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.

HB0039/ HEA No. 0004 National guard museum on Feb. 14, 2019.

HB0045/HEA No. 0015 Crime victim compensation eligibility clarification on Feb. 14, 2019.

HB0006/HEA No. 0018 Physical therapy-scope of practice revisions on Feb. 14, 2019.

HB0030/HEA No. 0014 Trust company statutes-updates on Feb. 14, 2019.

HB0021/ HEA No. 0013 Election readiness account on Feb. 14, 2019.

HB0011/HEA No. 0003 Nuclear regulatory agreement-conforming amendment on Feb. 14, 2019.

HB0025/HEA No. 0005 Virtual education amendments on Feb. 14, 2019.

SF0093/SEA No. 0011 Grizzly bear hunts on Feb. 15, 2019.

SF0043 /SEA No. 0020 Hathaway scholarship eligibility on Feb. 15, 2019.

SF0043 /SEA No. 0020 Hathaway scholarship eligibility on Feb. 15, 2019.

HB0044/ HEA No. 0017 Expungement of juvenile court records on Feb. 15, 2019.

SF0037/ SEA No. 0014 Wyoming energy authority on Feb. 15, 2019.

SF0051/SEA No. 0015 Tobacco tax equivalence on Feb. 15, 2019.

HB0054/HEA No. 0022 Federal natural resource policy account-amendments on Feb. 15, 2019.

HB0221/ HEA No. 0020 Family medicine residency program on Feb. 15, 2019.

SF0073/SEA No. 0010 Lottery revisions on Feb. 15, 2019.

SF0010/ SEA No. 0019 Modification of probation on Feb. 15, 2019.

I was very impressed with these students from Pathfinder High School in Lander. As a school project, these incredible students did the research and wrote the bill to recognize the blotched tiger salamander as the state amphibian. In a place like Wyoming, anyone can make a difference, and these students certainly proved that. I proudly signed SF0050/ SEA No. 0016 State amphibian into law on Feb. 19, 2019. Congratulations!

SF0078/SEA No. 0031 Archaeological human burial sites on Feb. 19, 2019.

HB0058/HEA No. 0030 Sunset date-Wyoming investment in nursing program on Feb. 19, 2019.

HB0057/HEA No. 0034 Financial technology sandbox on Feb. 19, 2019.

HB0073/ HEA No. 0035 Use of dogs-recovery of killed or wounded big game on Feb. 19, 2019.

SF0083/ SEA No. 0036 Real estate appraisers-licensing amendments on Feb. 19, 2019.

SF0138/SEA No. 0037 Malt beverage and catering permits-fees on Feb. 19, 2019.

SF0116/ SEA No. 0032 State parks-vendor contracts on Feb. 19, 2019.

SF0004/ SEA No. 0034 Freestanding emergency center licensing-time extension on Feb. 19, 2019.

SF0113/SEA No. 0038 Retail purchases of alcoholic liquors for resale on Feb. 26, 2019.

SF0127/SEA No. 0041 Felony fleeing or eluding police on Feb. 26, 2019.

SF0080/SEA No. 0042 Passing stopped school bus-recorded images on Feb. 26, 2019.

SF0077/ SEA No. 0044 2019 large project funding on Feb. 26, 2019.

SF0072/SEA No. 0047 Sexual assault biological evidence reporting on Feb. 26, 2019.

SF0060/SEA No. 0051 Protection of children-child endangerment amendments on Feb. 26, 2019.

SF0096/SEA No. 0053 Repeal-hospital records and information statutes on Feb. 26, 2019.

SJ0009/SEJR No. 0003 Medal of Honor highway on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0152/HEA No. 0042 Wyoming Underground Facilities Notification Act-amendments on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0133/HEA No. 0039 Hathaway expand Wyoming scholarships on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0095/ HEA No. 0037 Special purpose tax-excess funds on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0246/HEA No. 0055 Volunteer pension account-search and rescue on Feb. 26, 2019

HB0022/HEA No. 0061 Teacher accountability on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0086/HEA No. 0062 Summary probate procedures on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0028/HEA No. 0064 Regulation of shed antler and big game horn collection on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0257/HEA No. 0065 Clubhouse-based psychosocial rehabilitation programs on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0157/HEA No. 0066 Termination of parental rights-standing on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0116/HEA No. 0071 New vehicle dealer claims on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0090/ HEA No. 0073 Community college police officer retirement on Feb. 26, 2019.

SF0125/SEA No. 0039 Digital assets-existing law on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0074/HEA No. 0047 Special purpose depository institutions on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0185/HEA No. 0049 Corporate stock-certificate tokens on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0070/HEA No. 0050 Commercial filing system on Feb. 26, 2019.

SF0081/SEA No. 0045 Electric bicycles-regulation on Feb. 26, 2019.

SF0085/SEA No. 0046 Wyoming Medicaid Fraud Control Act on Feb. 26, 2019.

SF0038/SEA No. 0050 Limitation on length of probation on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0159 /HEA No. 0057 Volunteer reserve officers-liability coverage on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0009/ HEA No. 0074 Antifreeze and petroleum standards enforcement on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0053/HEA No. 0053 Probation and parole-incentives and sanctions on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0101/ HEA No. 0072 Joint powers boards-natural gas service on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0247 /HEA No. 0068 Broadband development program-amendments on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0097/ HEA No. 0059 Taxation of broadband internet infrastructure on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0166 HEA No. 0063 Electric vehicle fee on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0091/ HEA No. 0056 Patching Prexy's Pasture parallelogram problem on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0175/HEA No. 0070 Wyoming insurance guaranty association-revisions on Feb. 26, 2019.

HB0155/ HEA No. 0079 Guardianships-reintegration planning authorized on Feb 27, 2019.

HB0169 /HEA No. 0081 Lifetime fishing licenses for permanently disabled persons on Feb 27, 2019.

HB0173/HEA No. 0085 Court supervised treatment program account on Feb 27, 2019.

HB0065 /HEA No. 0078 Procurement amendments on Feb 27, 2019.

HB0214/HEA No. 0090 Real estate brokers-retention of records on Feb. 27, 2019.

HB0196/ HEA No. 0088 Local regulation-subdivisions on Feb. 27, 2019.

SJ0006/SEJR No. 0004 Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week on Feb. 27, 2019.

HB0211/ HEA No. 0089 Mental health and substance use coverage parity on Feb. 27, 2019.

HB0195 /HEA No. 0086 Electronic notice-portable electronic device insurance on Feb. 27, 2019.

SF0109 /SEA No. 0061 Educational attainment executive council on Feb. 28, 2019.

HB0204/HEA No. 0096 Common college transcript-implementation on Feb. 28, 2019.

SF0115/ SEA No. 0064 Order of protection-tolling during imprisonment on Feb. 28, 2019.

SF0040/ SEA No. 0065 Operation of motorboat while intoxicated on Feb. 28, 2019.

HB0130/ HEA No. 0095 Wyoming Cowboy and Cowgirl Legacy Week on Feb. 28, 2019.

HB0297/ HEA No. 0098 K-3 reading assessment and intervention program on Feb. 28, 2019.

HB0082/ HEA No. 0104 Veterans' skilled nursing facility on Feb. 28, 2019.

HJ0010/ HEJR No. 0003 Medal of Honor cities on Feb. 28, 2019.

HB0180/ HEA No. 0106 Mixed martial arts regulation on Feb. 28, 2019.

HB0212/HEA No. 0107 Alcoholic beverages-business flexibility on Feb. 28, 2019.

HB0113/ HEA No. 0102 Special electric utility agreements on Feb. 28, 2019.

SF0057/SEA No. 0072 Public records on March 8, 2019.

SF0150/SEA No. 0073 Health care innovation on March 8, 2019.

SF0159/SEA No. 0074 New opportunities for Wyoming coal fired generation on March 8, 2019.