H.B. No. 0119

Department of family services programs.


Sponsored By:        Representative(s) Gingery


AN ACT relating to the department of family services; repealing obsolete provisions related to transportation of children and payments to facilities; amending the Juvenile Justice Act, the Children in Need of Supervision Act and Wyoming boys' school statutes to delete references to placement at the Wyoming State Hospital and Wyoming Life Resource Center; updating references to the food stamp program with references to the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP); and providing for an effective date.


1/8/2013    Bill Number Assigned

1/10/2013   H Received for Introduction

1/11/2013   H Introduced and Referred to H01

1/16/2013   H01 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Baker, Connolly, Gingery, Halverson, Kroeker, Krone, Miller, Walters and Watt

Ayes 9    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/16/2013   H Placed on General File



Page 1-line 4           Delete "and" insert ","; after "Supervision Act" insert "and Wyoming boys' school statutes".

Page 1-line 8           After "program" insert "(SNAP)".

Page 1-line 15          After "20‑2‑311(a)," insert "25‑3‑104(a),".

Page 8-After line 19          Insert:

"25‑3‑104.  Transfer of residents to state hospital; rules and regulations governing residents.

(a)  The department of family services may, with the approval of the department of health, transfer any resident who becomes mentally incompetent to the Wyoming state hospital any appropriate acute placement facility based on a psychiatric evaluation.".  GINGERY, CHAIRMAN


1/17/2013   H Passed CoW

1/18/2013   H Passed 2nd Reading

1/21/2013   H Passed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Representative(s) Baker, Barlow, Blake, Blevins, Blikre, Brown, Burkhart, Byrd, Campbell, Cannady, Coleman, Connolly, Davison, Eklund, Esquibel, K., Filer, Freeman, Gay, Gingery, Goggles, Greear, Greene, Halverson, Harshman, Harvey, Hunt, Hutchings, Jaggi, Kasperik, Kirkbride, Kroeker, Krone, Larsen, Lockhart, Loucks, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, Miller, Moniz, Nicholas, B., Northrup, Patton, Paxton, Petroff, Piiparinen, Reeder, Semlek, Sommers, Stubson, Teeters, Throne, Wallis, Walters, Watt, Wilson, Winters, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Excused:  Representative(s) Berger

Ayes 59    Nays 0    Excused 1    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/22/2013   S Received for Introduction

1/28/2013   S Introduced and Referred to S01

2/13/2013   S01 Recommended Do Pass



Ayes:  Senator(s) Burns, Christensen, Esquibel, F., Hicks and Schiffer

Ayes 5    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/13/2013   S Placed on General File

2/22/2013   S Passed CoW

2/25/2013   S Passed 2nd Reading

2/26/2013   S Passed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Senator(s) Anderson, JD S02, Anderson, JL S28, Barnard, Bebout, Burns, Case, Christensen, Coe, Cooper, Craft, Dockstader, Driskill, Emerich, Esquibel, F., Geis, Hastert, Hicks, Hines, Johnson, Landen, Meier, Nicholas, P., Nutting, Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Rothfuss, Schiffer, Scott and Von Flatern

Ayes 30    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/26/2013   Assigned Number HEA No. 0112

2/26/2013   H Speaker Signed HEA No. 0112

2/27/2013   S President Signed HEA No. 0112

3/13/2013   Governor Signed HEA No. 0112

3/13/2013   Assigned Chapter Number


Chapter No. 0193  Session Laws of Wyoming 2013