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Developments at the Wyoming Legislature


CHEYENNE, Wyoming — Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Wed., Jan. 21, the seventh day of the 2015 General Session:

MARIJUANA: The House voted down a bill that would have decriminalized possession of up to an ounce of marijuana. The bill still would have allowed civil fines of up to $500.

ROAD KILL: The House for the third time approved a bill that would allow people to collect road-killed animals.

DRONES: The House for the third voted to approve a bill that would limit the use of drones by law enforcement agencies.

EXECUTIONS: The House gave initial approval to a bill that would provide for confidentiality of people who carry out executions of condemned inmates for the state. There are currently no inmates on death row in Wyoming.

JUNK DEALERS: The Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill that would require junk dealers to get identification and vehicle license plate information from people who sell scrap materials to them.

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