Bill Tracker

2 Mar 2017

In the House:

H.B. No. 0116: Abortion amendments.

Sponsored By: Representative(s) Steinmetz, Clem, Edwards, Gray, Halverson, Jennings, Lone, Piiparinen and Winters and Senator(s) Agar, Kinskey and Meier

An ACT relating to abortions; prohibiting the sale or transfer of any aborted child or cells or tissue from an aborted child for experimentation; providing applicability; and providing for an effective date.

Status: 1/10/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/11/2017- H Received for Introduction; 1/16/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H10 – Labor; 1/31/2017- H10-Labor:Recommend Amend and Do Pass; 1/31/2017-H Placed on General File; 2/1/2017-COW: Passed; 2/2/2017 H 2nd Reading:Passed; 2/3/2017 H 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/6/2017- S Received for Introduction; 2/6/2017- S Introduced and Referred to S05-Agriculture; 2/10/2017- S05- Agriculture:Recommend Do Pass; 2/10/2017- S Placed on General File; 2/23/2017-S COW:Passed; 2/24/2017-S 2nd Reading:Passed; 2/27/2017-S 3rd Reading:Laid Back; 2/28/2017- S 3rd Reading:Passed; 3/1/2017- H Concur:Passed; 3/1/2017- Assigned Number HEA No. 0094

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2017/Introduced/HB0116.pdf

H.B. No. 0153: Parental rights.

Sponsored By: Representative(s) Jennings, Baker, Biteman, Blake, Brown, Clem, Dayton, Edwards, Eklund, Lindholm, Loucks, McKim, Steinmetz and Winters and Senator(s) Baldwin, Barnard, Bebout, Case and Kinskey

AN ACT relating to parents; providing for a parental right to direct the upbringing, education and care of    child; providing applicability; and providing for an effective date.

Status: 1/16/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/17/2017- H Received for Introduction; 1/19/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H09- Minerals; 1/23/2017- H09- Minerals: Recommend Do Pass; 1/23/2017- H Placed on General File; 1/25/2017- H COW: Passed; 1/26/2017- H 2nd Reading: Passed;1/27/2017- H 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/1/2017-S Introduced and Referred to S01-Judiciary; 2/15/2017-S01-Judiciary:Recommend Do Pass; 2/15/2017-S Placed on General File; 2/24/2017-S COW:Passed; 2/27/2017-S 2nd Reading:Passed; 2/28/2017- S 3rd Reading:Passed; 3/1/2017- H Received for Concurrance; 3/1/2017- H Concur:Passed; 3/1/2017- Assigned Number HEA No. 0096

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2017/Introduced/HB0153.pdf

 H.B. No. 0159: Homeless minors.

Sponsored By: Representative(s) Zwonitzer and Freeman and Senator(s) Boner

AN ACT relating to children; authorizing a minor who is unemancipated and homeless to obtain birth certificates and enter into binding    contracts as specified; requiring affidavits; providing that contracts are binding if accepted in good faith reliance on affidavits; specifying that  the fact a minor is homeless is not sufficient basis for reporting abuse or neglect; specifying applicability; and providing for an effective date.

Status: 1/16/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/17/2017- H Received for Introduction; 1/18/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H04- Education; 1/24/2017 – H04-Education: Recommend Amend and Do Pass; 1/26/2017- H COW: Passed; 1/27/2017- H 2nd Reading:Passed; HB0159H3001/ADOPTED; 1/30/2017- H 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/1/2017-S Received for Introduction; 2/2/2017- S Introduced and Referred to S07-Corporations; 2/14/2017-S07-Corporations:Recommend Amend and Do Pass; 2/14/2017-S Placed on General File; 2/22/2017-S COW:Passed; 2/23/2017-S 2nd Reading:Passed; 2/24/2017-S 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/24/2017-H Received for Concurrence; 2/27/2017-H Concur:Failed; 2/27/2017-H Appointed JCC01 Members; 3/1/2017- H Adopted HB0159JC001; 3/1/2017- Assigned Number HEA No. 0109

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2017/Introduced/HB0159.pdf

H.B. No. 0182: Abortion– ultrasound information.

Sponsored By: Representative(s) Gray, Blackburn, Clem, Edwards, Flitner, Harshman, Henderson, Jennings, Lone, Piiparinen, Salazar and Steinmetz and Senator(s) Agar, Dockstader, Meier and Peterson

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

Status: 1/18/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/19/2017- H Received for Introduction; 1/20/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H10-Labor; 1/31/2017- H10-Labor:Recommend Amend and Do Pass; 1/31/2017-H Placed on General File; 2/1/2017-H COW:Passed; 2/2/2017 H 2nd Reading: Passed; 2/3/2017 H 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/6/2017- S Received for Introduction; 2/6/2017- S Introduced and Referred to S05-Agriculture; 2/10/2017- S05- Agriculture:Recommend Do Pass; 2/10/2017- S Placed on General File; 2/24/2017-S 2nd Reading:Passed;2/27/2017-S 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/27/2017- H Received for Concurrence; 2/28/2017- H Concur:Passed; 3/1/2017- Assigned Number HEA No. 0090; 3/1/2017- H Speaker Signed HEA No. 0090; 3/1/2017- S President Signed HEA No. 0090

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2017/Introduced/HB0182.pdf

H.B. No. 0236: School finance-omnibus education funding.

Sponsored By: House Education Committee

AN ACT relating to school finance; an omnibus bill addressing education funding; revising the existing education funding formula; providing additional revenue for education by transferring existing revenues; providing additional revenue for education through a contingent sales and use tax increase; providing for moratoria on new alternative schools and purchases and leases of school buses and other restrictions on education expenditures; specifying various dates for determination of funds to be distributed and for other implementation purposes; establishing a joint select committee on education funding; requiring reports; providing appropriations; modifying previous appropriations; providing sunset dates; and providing for effective dates.

Status: 1/24/2017- Bill Number Assigned;1/25/2017- H Received for Introduction;1/25/2017-H Introduced and Referred to H04-Education; 2/2/2017- H04-Education:Recommend Amend and Do Pass; 2/2//2017- H Placed on General File; 2/3/2017- H COW:Passed; 2/6/2017- H 2nd Reading:Passed; 2/7/2017- H 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/9/2017- S Received for Introduction; 2/13/2017- S Introduced and Referred to S04-Education; 2/22/2017-S04-Education:Recommend Amend and Do Pass; 2/22/2017-:Rerefer to S02 -Appropriations; 2/23/2017-S02-Appropriations:Recommend Do Pass; 2/23/2017-S Placed on General File; 2/27/2017-S COW:Passed; 2/28/2017- S 2nd Reading:Passed; 3/1/2017- S 3rd Reading:Passed;3/2/2017- H Received for Concurrence

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2017/Introduced/HB0236.pdf

H.J. No. 0002: Balanced budget amendment-resolution.                                  

Sponsored By: Representative(s) Lindholm, Barlow, Clem, Harshman, Hunt, Laursen, Miller and Winters and Senator(s) Bebout, Boner, Case, Driskill, Hicks, Perkins, Peterson and Wasserburger

A JOINT resolution petitioning Congress to call a convention to propose amendments to the Constitution of the United States to require a balanced federal budget.

Status: 1/19/2017- H 3rd Reading: Passed;1/23/2017- S Received for Introduction; 2/6/2017- S Introduced and Referred to S03-Revenue; 2/14/2017-S03-Revenue:Recommend Do Pass; 2/14/2017-S Placed on General File; 2/22/2017-S COW:Passed; 2/23/2017-S 2nd Reading:Passed; 2/24/2017-S 3rd Reading:Laid Back; 2/27/2017-S 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/27/2017- Assigned Number HEJR No. 0002; 2/28/2017-H Speaker Signed HEJR No. 0002; 2/28/2017- S President Signed HEJR No. 0002

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2017/Introduced/HJ0002.pdf

In the Senate:

S.F. No. 0042: Opiate overdose emergency treatment.

Sponsored By:Joint Judiciary Interim Committee

AN ACT relating to public health and safety; creating the Emergency Administration of Opiate Antagonist Act; providing for prescription and
administration of an opiate antagonist drug as specified; granting immunity from criminal or civil liability for specified conduct; providing rulemaking authority; and providing for an effective date.

Status:12/16/2016-  Bill Number Assigned;1/9/2017-S Received for Introduction; 1/10/2017-S Introduced and Referred to S01-Judiciary;1/11/2017-S01-Judiciary:Recommend Do Pass;1/11/2017-Rerefer to S02-Appropriations;1/17/2017-S02-Appropriations:Recommend Do Pass;1/17/2017- Placed on General File;1/17/2017-S COW:Passed; 1/18/2017-S 2nd Reading:Passed;1/19/2017-S 3rd Reading:Passed;1/19/2017-H Received for Introduction;2/6/2017-H Introduced and Referred to H01-Judiciary;2/8/2017-H01-Judiciary:Recommend Amend and Do Pass;2/8/2017-H Placed on General File;2/9/2017-H COW:Rerefer to H02-Appropriations;2/14/2017H02-Appropriations: Recommend Do Pass;2/14/2017-H Placed on General File; 2/22/2017- COW:Passed; 2/23/2017-H 2nd Reading:Passed;2/24/2017-H 3rd Reading:Passed;2/24/2017-S Received for Concurrence; 2/27/2017-S Concur: Passed;2/27/2017-Assigned Number SEA No. 0050;2/27/2017-S President Signed SEA No. 0050; 2/28/2017-H Speaker Signed SEA No. 0050

 http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2017/Introduced/SF0042.pdf

S.F. No. 0088: Palliative care.
Sponsored By: Senator(s) Scott and Baldwin and Representative(s) Henderson, Kinner, Kirkbride, Pelkey and Schwartz

AN ACT relating to public health and safety; creating the advisory council on palliative care; providing definitions; providing for council membership; providing duties for the council; providing duties for the department of health or other entity as specified; requesting a report from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and other interested parties; providing a sunset date; and providing for an effective date.

Status: 1/19/2017- S10- Labor: Recommend Amend and Do Pass; 1/19/2017-S Placed on General File;SF0088SS001/ADOPTED; 1/20/2017-S COW:Passed;1/23/2017-S 2ndReading:Passed;1/24/2017-S 3rd Reading:Passed; 1/26/2017-H Received for Introduction; 2/13/2017- Introduced and Referred to H10-Labor; 2/23/2017-H10-Labor:Recommend Do Pass; 2/23/2017-H Placed on General File; 2/27/2017- H COW:Passed; 2/28/2017- H 2nd Reading:Passed; 3/1/2017- H 3rd Reading:Passed; 3/2/2017-S Received for Concurrence; 3/2/2017-S Concur:Passed; 3/2/2017-Assigned Number SEA No. 0081

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2017/Introduced/SF0088.pdf

S.F. No. 0129: Sexual assault- school employee.

 Sponsored By: Senator(s) Boner, Anselmi-Dalton, Driskill, Landen, Nethercott and Wasserburger and Representative(s) Barlow, Blake, Clausen, Clem, Kirkbride, Lindholm and Pelkey

AN ACT relating to crimes and offenses; specifying additional conduct constituting sexual assault in the second or third degree; providing for penalties; and providing for an effective date.

Status: 1/23/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/24/2017-S Received for Introduction; 1/24/2017-S Introduced and Referred to S01-Judiciary; 1/27/2017-S01-Judiciary:Recommend Do Pass; 1/27/2017- S Placed on General File; 1/30/2017- S COW:Passed; SF0129S2001/ ADOPTED;1/31/2017- S 2nd Reading:Passed; 2/1/2017-S 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/2/2017- H Received for Introduction; 2/16/2017-H Introduced and Referred to H01-Judiciary; 2/21/2017-H01-Judiciary:Recommend Do Pass; 2/21/2017-H Placed on General File; 2/28/2017-H COW:Passed; 3/1/2017- H 2nd Reading:Passed; 3/2/2017- H 3rd Reading:Passed 

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2017/Introduced/SF0129.pdf

Listed below are bills we were following, but which will not be considered further this session:  

H.B. No. 0099: Marriage certificates.

Status: 1/26/2017- Judiciary: DO PASS FAILED; 2/3/2017- H No report prior to COW Cutoff; 2/3/2017- H:DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4

H.B. No. 0122: Death with dignity.

Status: 1/11/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/12/2017- H Received for Introduction; 2/3/2017- H Did Not Consider for Introduction

H.B. No. 0135: Government Nondiscrimination Act.

Status: 1/26/2017- RECALLED FROM COMMITTEE; 2/3/2017- H COW; 2/3/2017- H Did Not Consider in COW

H.B. No. 0140: Minimum wage.

Status: 1/13/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/16/2017- H Received for Introduction; 1/17/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H10- Labor; 1/27/2017- H10-Labor:Recommend Amend and Do Pass; 1/27/2017-H Placed on General File;1/31/2017-H COW:Failed

H.B. No. 0144: New trial based on actual innocence.

Status: 1/13/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/16/2017- H Received for Introduction; 1/17/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H09- Minerals; 1/20/2017- H09- Minerals: Recommend Do Pass; 1/20/2017- Rerefer to H02- Appropriations; 1/25/2017- H02-Appropriations: Recommend Do Pass; 1/25/2017- H Placed on General File;1/27/2017- H COW:Passed; 1/30/2017- H 2nd Reading:Passed; 1/30/2017-H 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/1/2017- S Received for Introduction; 2/1/2017- S Introduced and Referred to S01- Judiciary; 2/6/2017- S01 Judiciary:Vote Moved, but not Seconded

H.B. No. 0207: Restrictions on public benefits.

Status: 1/20/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/23/2017- H Received for Introduction; 1/26/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H10-Labor; 2/3/2017- H No report prior to COW Cutoff; 2/3/2017- H:Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 5-4

H.B. No. 0216: Sexual assault- custody rights.

Status: 1/23/2017- Bill Number Assigned;1/24/2017-H Received for Introduction;1/26/2017-H Introduced and Referred to H09-Minerals; 2/2/2017-H 09-Minerals: Recommend Amend and Do Pass; 2/2/2017- H Placed on General File; 2/3/2017- H COW; 2/3/2017- H Did Not Consider in COW

H.B. No. 0226: Foster parents bill of rights.

Status: 1/23/2017- Bill Number Assigned;1/24/2017-H Received for Introduction;1/25/2017-H Introduced and Referred to H01-Judiciary; 2/3/2017- H No report prior to COW Cutoff; 2/3/2017- H:Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 5-4

H.B. No. 0240: Death penalty repeal.

Status: 1/25/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/26/2017-H Received for Introduction; 1/26/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H09-Minerals; H No report prior to COW Cutoff; 2/3/2017- H:Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 5-4

H.B. No. 0245: Human trafficking and child exploitation prevention.

Status: 1/25/2017- Bill Number Assigned;1/26/2017- H Received for Introduction;1/26/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H02-Appropriations; H No report prior to COW Cutoff; 2/3/2017- H:Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 5-4

H.B. No. 0250: Public health statutory amendments.

Status: 1/25/2017- Bill Number Assigned;1/26/2017- H Received for Introduction; 1/26/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H10-Labor; 1/31/2017H10-Labor:Recommend Amend and Do Pass; 1/31/2017- H Placed on General File; 2/1/2017- H-COW:Passed; 2/2/2017-H 2nd Reading:Passed; 2/3/2017 H 3rd Reading:Passed; 2/6/2017- S Received for Introduction; 2/6/2017- S Introduced and Referred to S10-Labor; 2/27/2017- Did Not Consider in COW

H.B. No. 0259: Child battery and child abuse.

Status: 1/27/2017- Bill Number Assigned;1/30/2017-H Received for Introduction; 1/30/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H01-Judiciary; 2/3/2017- H COW; 2/3/2017- Did Not Consider in COW

S.F. No. 0150: Long acting reversible contraception.

Status: 1/24/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/25/2017- S Received for Introduction; 1/25/2017- S Introduced and Referred to S10-Labor; 1/30/2017- S10-Labor:Recommend Do Pass; 1/30/2017- S Placed on General File; 1/31/2017- S COW:Passed; 2/1/2017-S 2nd Reading:Passed; 2/2/2017-S 3rd Reading:Passed;2/2/2017-H Received for Introduction; 2/9/2017- H Introduced and Referred to H 10-Labor; 2/27/2017- H Postponed Indefinitely

S.F. No. 0153: Employment nondiscrimination.

Status: 1/24/2017- Bill Number Assigned; 1/27/2017- S Introduced and Referred to S01-Judiciary; 1/27/2017- S Introduced and Referred to S01-Judiciary; 1/31/2017Rerefer to S09-Minerals; 2/1/2017-S09-Minerals:Recommend Do Pass; 2/1/2017-S Placed on General File; 2/2/2017- S COW:Failed


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