62nd WYOMING LEGISLATURE
PROPOSED INTERIM COMMITTEE STUDIES
JOINT JUDICIARY INTERIM COMMITTEE
Standard Budget: $50,000.00
Priority #: 1 Children In Need of Supervision
The Committee will receive information and consider the need to update statutory provisions relating to children in need of supervision, including consideration of legislation providing for families in need of supervision.
Priority #: 2 Firearm Background Information
The Committee will examine background information provided to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System for purposes of determining eligibility to purchase a firearm, including information relating to involuntary hospitalization orders.
Priority #: 3 Juvenile Data Collection
The Committee will receive information and consider the need for legislation relating to the collection and protection of juvenile justice data.
Priority #: 4 Offenses Against Public Administration
The Committee will review possible updates and modernization of Title 6, Chapter 5 of the Wyoming Statutes relating to offenses against public administration.
Priority #: 5 Criminal Trespass for Data Collection
The Committee will receive information and investigate the need for legislation to address trespassing on land to collect data.
Priority #: 6 Review of the University of Wyoming College of Law
The Committee will receive information and reports from the public, the judiciary and the legal community respecting educational opportunities at the University Of Wyoming College Of Law.
Priority #: 7 Sentencing and Detention
The Committee will receive information from the Department of Corrections and consider legislation relating to sentencing and detention, including mechanisms for improving and managing criminal justice populations.
Priority #: 8 Forfeitures and Seizures
The Committee will review forfeiture and seizure provisions and consider the need to clarify, update and create uniformity among the statutes.
Priority #: 9 Method of Execution
The Committee will receive information from the Department of Corrections concerning the need to amend provisions relating to the method of execution.
Sexual Assault Protection Orders
The Committee will receive information and consider legislation expanding the availability of sexual assault protection orders.
Priority #:11 Informational Reports
The Committee will receive information regarding various judiciary matters including E-ticketing, UW Strategic Reserve for the University of Wyoming Foundation and the Wyoming Uniform Laws Commission.
Priority #:12 Restoration of Voting Rights
The Committee will review issues relating to the involvement of the Wyoming Parole Board in the process for restoration of voting rights of convicted felons. [Study Added by Management Council 4/9/2014]
Tentative Meeting Schedule:
The Committee plans to hold three two-day meetings tentatively scheduled as follows:
May 12-13, 2014: Rawlins (Wyoming State Penitentiary)
July 17-18, 2014: Newcastle (Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp & Wyoming Boot Camp)
September 11-12, 2014: Laramie