House Bill 45 – Mine reclamation bonding-voluntary assigned trusts.

WyoLeg Summary: AN ACT relating to environmental quality; authorizing and requiring the department of environmental quality and the environmental quality council to establish a voluntary assigned trust option for reclamation bonds as specified; specifying requirements for voluntary assigned trusts; specifying that any voluntary assigned trust proceeds are held in trust by the state on behalf of each operator’s permit or license for fulfilling all or a portion of reclamation requirements; requiring rulemaking; and providing for effective dates. | Source:


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Committee Bill
Status: Passed on March 9 2022 – 100% progression
Action: 2022-03-09 – Assigned Chapter Number 19
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House Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee

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Date Chamber Action
2022-03-09   Assigned Chapter Number 19
2022-03-09   Governor Signed HEA No. 0009
2022-03-07 Senate President Signed HEA No. 0009
2022-03-07 House Speaker Signed HEA No. 0009
2022-03-04   Assigned Number HEA No. 0009
2022-03-04 House Concur:Passed 38-17-5-0-0
2022-03-03 House Received for Concurrence
2022-03-03 Senate 3rd Reading:Passed 30-0-0-0-0
2022-03-02 Senate 2nd Reading:Passed
2022-03-01 Senate COW:Passed
2022-02-28 Senate Placed on General File
2022-02-28 Senate S09 – Minerals:Recommend Amend and Do Pass 5-0-0-0-0
2022-02-23 Senate Introduced and Referred to S09 – Minerals
2022-02-21 Senate Received for Introduction
2022-02-21 House 3rd Reading:Passed 56-0-4-0-0
2022-02-18 House 2nd Reading:Passed
2022-02-17 House COW:Passed
2022-02-16 House Placed on General File
2022-02-16 House H09 – Minerals:Recommend Do Pass 9-0-0-0-0
2022-02-14 House Introduced and Referred to H09 – Minerals 59-0-1-0-0
2022-02-11 House Received for Introduction
2022-01-26   Bill Number Assigned

Info Source:, Bill Source: WY State Legislature page for HB0045