Governor Mead Signs Five Bills on March 7, 2018

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CHEYENNE– The Wyoming Legislature is currently in session, and Governor Matt Mead signed the following bills today.

The Bills

  1. Enrolled Act: HEA0001  Bill Number: HB0019  Title: Wyoming Money Transmitter Act-virtual currency exemption.

An act relating to trade and commerce; amending the Wyoming Money Transmitter Act to provide an exemption for virtual currency; and providing for an effective date.

2. Enrolled Act: HEA0002  Bill Number: HB0023  Title: Audit requirements for conservation districts.

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An act relating to conservation districts; exempting conservation districtsfrom the audit requirements of the Uniform Municipal Fiscal Procedures Act; and providing for an effective date.

3. Enrolled Act: HEA0003  Bill Number: HB0072  Title: Ad valorem tax collections.

An act relating to ad valorem taxation; specifying that a county may deduct extraordinary costs to collect taxes prior to distribution of the tax; providing that a county shall not be liable for amounts not collected due to nonpayment by a taxpayer; and providing for an effective date.

4. Enrolled Act: HEA0004  Bill Number: HB0076  Title: Supplemental security income program.

An act relating to the state supplemental security income program; transferring the program from the department of family services to the department of health; requiring rulemaking; providing for the transfer of funds as specified; and providing for effective dates.

5. Enrolled Act: HEA0005  Bill Number: HB0088  Title: State construction department-amendments.

An act relating to the state construction department; providing for an operations division as specified; providing for standard, base and exception budget request processes for state appropriations to the state construction department; repealing conflicting provisions; and providing for an effective date.

For more information on these bills, click here to visit the Wyoming Legislative Service Office’s website.