(Cheyenne, Wyo.) — Sheridan County legislators have sponsored a number of bills this year, and here is an update on the status of those bills. HB0135
on public benefits," sponsored by bRep. Mark Jennings, failed introduction.
The act would have required verification of lawful presence in the United
States upon application for public benefits.
HB0087 , "School
finance-nonresident attendance," sponsored by Rep. Mark Kinner, was placed
on the general file. The bill modifies provisions relating to part-time
student attendance in nonresident school districts and revises annual
computation of school district revenues to exclude tuition paid by one
district to another district as specified.
Rep. Michael Madden sponsored three education-related bills, all which
failed on introduction this week.
HB0090 , "School
finance-transportation," failed introduction. The bill would have modified
the reimbursement of school district transportation expenses.
HB0091 , "School
finance-average daily membership," failed introduction. The bill would have
modified the definition of average daily membership.
HB0092 , "School
finance-regional cost adjustment," failed introduction. The bill would have
provided for use of the 2015 hedonic wage index as specified for the
regional cost adjustment of the education resource block grant model;
modifying definitions as specified; allowing contracts with consultants;
and providing for an effective date.
Madden also sponsored HB0008
, "Property assessment
test rules," which has passed second reading. The bill relates to taxation
and revenue; revising the authority of the department of revenue to adopt
rules related to the appraisal methods of county assessors; repealing
related provisions accordingly.
SF0027 , "Appraiser's
lien," sponsored by Sen. Dave Kinskey, failed Introduction. The bill would
have amended definitions as specified to include real estate appraisers as
proper claimants for a construction lien.
SF0062 , "Homemade
beverages," a bill also sponsored by Kinskey, was introduced this week and
referred on. Read more about the bill here
SF0070 , "Off-road
recreational vehicles," sponsored by Sen. Bruce Burns, was introduced and
referred on. The bill authorizes operation of off-road
recreational vehicles as specified.
SF0101 ,"Public health
laboratory fees," sponsored by Burns, was introduced and referred on. The
bill would authorize the Department of Health to establish fees for
laboratory testing services as specified, specifying the use of the fees
SF0013 , "Severance tax
distributions," sponsored by Burns, was withdrawn by its sponsor. The bill
would have provided that a "portion of the statutory
severance tax shall not be deposited in the permanent mineral trust fund for
a specified time period."
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