Past Years’ Legislative Watch
2021 Special Session
The 8-day session introduced 20 new files to the Senate and 21 new House Bills. These included prohibitions to employer vaccine mandate, discriminatory vaccine status treatment, along with mask and vaccine medical waivers. What ultimately resulted was a resolution bill and a settlement fund negotiated between the Senate and the House. The 4 million dollar litigation fund was created for the State Attorney General to fight any future litigation.
Media coverage of the 2012 Special Session:
2021 General Legislative Session
The 66th Wyoming Legislature convened for 34 days this year. The Legislative Service Office managed 441 bills and lawmakers passed 174 bills into law.
The biggest take away from this session is that YOUR VOICE IS BEING HEARD! The progress that has been made on issues like affordable healthcare and inclusive ballot language is all thanks to advocates like YOU. Thank you!
2020 Special Session
The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided the State government of Wyoming with one billion two hundred fifty million dollars ($1,250,000,000) for costs that are necessary expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency with respect to COVID19.
Governor Mark Gordon convened a special (virtual) session of the Wyoming Legislature to appropriate the CARES Act funds and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lawmakers met on May 15-16 and spent two full days discussing four mirrored bill. Visit Lawmakers begin appropriating federal aid money to learn more.
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2020 General Budget Session
The Wyoming Legislature convened for 24 days in 2020. Lawmakers introduced a record 398 bills and passed 167 into law.
Click here to view WYWF 2020 Budget Session Legislative Watch
Click here to view WYWF Budget Session Recap