Wyoming

Wyoming

 

  • The Wyoming legislature passed HB 228 in 2013, a bill “Creating a task force to investigate possible legal recourses to compel the federal government to relinquish ownership and management of federal lands.”
  • In the 2015 legislative session, Wyoming lawmakers passed SB 56, a bill commissioning the study of state management of national public lands at the cost of $100,000.
  • No land seizure bills passed out of the state legislature in 2016.

 

  • Wyoming’s Constitution states “The people inhabiting this state do agree and declare that they forever disclaim all right and title to the unappropriated public lands lying within the boundaries thereof.”

 

Click here for more details about how Wyomingites feel about efforts to seize or sell their public lands.