Sponsored / Co-Sponsored Bills

Sponsored / Co-Sponsored Bills:

The following are sponsored and co-sponsored bills for the 2017 Legislative Session I appreciate your input on Legislative issues as your Representative… If there are bills during the Legislative Sessions that are important to you, please let me know your thoughts and/or concerns. Contact me.

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HB0048 – Fiscal information in legislation.
Sponsored By: – Steinmetz Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to the legislature; providing for an indication of local government costs in fiscal notes as specified; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H:DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4: 2-5-0-0-0

HB0080 – Transportation network companies.
Sponsored By: – ZwonitzerCo-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; establishing requirements for transportation network companies, including driver requirements and disclosure requirements; providing exclusions for transportation network companies and drivers; specifying insurance requirements for transportation network companies and transportation network company drivers; authorizing related insurance policy exclusions; superseding local government regulations which conflict with this act; conforming provisions; providing rulemaking authority; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 52-6-2-0-0 —H Speaker Signed HEA No. 0084 — Assigned Chapter Number — CH0132 03/03/2017 03/03/2017

HB0104 – Severance tax on coal.
Sponsored By: – HallinanCo-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to coal taxation; reducing the severance tax rate for coal as specified; conforming related tax distribution provisions; and providing applicability; providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H:DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4: 1-8-0-0-0

HB0132 – Reporting of abortions.
Sponsored By: – Clem Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to abortions; establishing additional requirements for abortion reporting; providing for a public report of abortion statistics; providing penalties for failure to report as required; specifying acts not meeting reporting requirements are acts of unprofessional conduct; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H:Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 5-4

HB0134 – Taxable value of industrial property.
Sponsored By: – ClemCo-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to coal taxation; reducing the severance tax rate for coal as specified; conforming related tax distribution provisions; and providing applicability; providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H:DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4: 1-8-0-0-0

HB0136 – Campus carry.
Sponsored By: – Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to weapons; removing restrictions; repealing gun free zones on any public college or university campus as specified; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 40 – 19 – 1 – 0 – 0S COW:Failed 13-17-0-0-0

HB0137 – Wyoming Repeal Gun Free Zones Act.
Sponsored By: – Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to weapons; removing restrictions; repealing gun free zones in government meetings; providing for the carrying of concealed weapons as specified; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 47 – 13 – 0 – 0 – 0 — S President Signed HEA No. 0107 — Governor – VETO
Bo Biteman‏ @bobiteman Mar 17
Governor Mead vetoed House Bill 137 “Wyoming Repeal Gun Free Zones Act”. Here is my statement.

HB0146 – State funds – prohibit investment in Iran and Cuba.
Sponsored By: – Gray Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to public funds; prohibiting investment of state funds in Cuba or Iran; allowing exceptions; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H No report prior to CoW Cutoff — H:DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5 – 4: 1 – 8 – 0 – 0 – 0

HB0153 – Parental rights.
Sponsored By: – Jennings Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to parents; providing for a parental right to direct the upbringing, education and care of a child; providing applicability; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H 3rd Reading:Passed 50-7-3-0-0 — S President Signed HEA No. 0096 — CH0188 03/09/2017 07/01/2017

HB0167 – Photo ID voting requirement.
Sponsored By: – Lone Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to elections; requiring photo identification to vote; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H: DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4: 3-4-2-0-0

HB0174 – Game road kill.
Sponsored By: – Clem Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to game and fish; authorizing rules to provide for the collection of road killed animals; providing restrictions; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H: COW:Failed 23-35-2-0-0

HB0206 – Asset forfeiture.
Sponsored By: – Lone Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to asset forfeiture; specifying disposition of property and proceeds from forfeited assets; allowing a person to present evidence and cross examine witnesses at a probable cause hearing to determine validity of a seizure of assets; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H: Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 5-4

HB0207 – Restrictions on public benefits.
Sponsored By: – Jennings Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to public benefits; conditioning eligibility for public benefits on lawful presence in the United States; requiring verification of lawful presence in the United States upon application for public benefits; providing a penalty; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: H: Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 5-4

HB0208 – Attorney general-elected official.
Sponsored By: – Gray Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to the attorney general; providing for the election of the attorney general; setting the attorney general’s term at four (4) years; providing for filling a vacancy in the position; repealing provision for interim appointment; providing for the application of the Ethics and Disclosure Act to the office of the attorney general; amending certain provisions regarding actions the attorney general takes requiring approval of or pursuant to the direction of the governor; making conforming amendments; and providing for effective dates.
Bill Status: H: DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with House Rule 5-4: 3-6-0-0-0

SF0070 – Manufacturing machinery exemption sunset date.
Sponsored By: – Kinskey Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to taxation; extending the sunset date for the manufacturing machinery exemption as specified; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: S: Assigned Chapter Number – ENROLLED ACT NO. 80

SF0079 – Public utility regulation-joint powers boards.
Sponsored By: – Burns Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to the regulation of public utilities; providing an exemption from regulation for joint powers entities; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: S: Died in Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to SR 5-4

SF0081 – Circuit court judge salaries.
Sponsored By: – Christensen Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to the judicial branch; increasing salaries of circuit court judges; providing an appropriation; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: S: S 3rd Reading:Passed 25-5-0-0–0 – Governor Signed SEA No. 0063

SF0083 – State spending and revenues-public reports.
Sponsored By: – Bouchard Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to administration of government; requiring public reports on state agency contracts for services and supplies and on revenues received by state agencies as specified; and providing for an effective date.
Bill Status: S: COW:Failed 8-21-1-0-0

SF0120 – Mentor antelope hunting voucher.
Sponsored By: – Bouchard Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
AN ACT relating to game and fish; authorizing issuance of mentor antelope hunting vouchers and antelope licenses as specified; establishing a fee; providing for a penalty; and providing for effective dates.
Bill Status: S: DO PASS FAILED in Accordance with Senate Rule 5-4: 2-3-0-0-0 – Governor Signed SEA No. 0063

SJ0005 – Countermand amendment.
Sponsored By: – Peterson Co-Sponsored: Biteman
Introduced:
Digest:
A JOINT RESOLUTION making an application to the United States Congress to call an Article V convention of the several states for the purpose of proposing the state legislatures’ pre-approved single issue countermand amendment to the United States Constitution.
Bill Status: S: 3rd Reading:Failed 13-17-0-0-0