Gordon Continues to Sign New Legislation

Governor Mark Gordon is expected to sign 22 new bills into law tomorrow in the Kendrick Gallery next to his office. Some of the legislation to be enacted includes House Bill 161, which designates a state 911 coordinator, House Bill 103, which establishes additional requirements for abortion reporting, and Senate File 57, which relates to the release of public records.

Gordon has 15 days from the adjournment of the Wyoming State Legislature to take action.

The Governor tweeted earlier today on the signing of House Bill 171, providing for hemp production and hemp processing in the Cowboy State.

The bill’s primary sponsor was Bunky Loucks, R-Natrona. Senator Michael Von Flatern and Representative Eric Barlow, both R-Campbell, were also in Cheyenne for the official signing.

The bill includes an appropriation of $120,000 to the Department of Agriculture and authorizes the addition of one full-time position.

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Click here to view a full list of the bills Gordon will be signing Friday, March 8.

The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative wrap-up breakfast Tuesday, March 19, at 7 a.m. at the Gillette College Tech Center.