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– Repeal Gun Free Zones awaits introduction in the house. This is a mirror bill of the one just defeated in the senate. Please stay tuned to WEA updates and be ready to contact house members when the bill gets introduced.
In the Senate Today:
– County zoning, private schools. Passed on third reading
– School safety and security – Passed on third reading, 19-11.
These two bills move to the house.
There are no education bills being heard in the Committee of the Whole today in the senate.
In the House Today:
The following bills passed on Third Reading and will be heading to the senate:
Background check requirements-professional licensure.
Teacher accountability. This bill passed with a third reading with an amendment removing the State Board of Education from the bill.
National board teacher certification. This bill passed third reading with an amendment that instates the $4,000 stipend but limits it to a ten-year maximum payment.
The following bills passed Committee of the Whole:
National retail fairness act. This bill would raise $45,000,000 for K - 12 education.
Currently corporations doing business in Wyoming pay taxes to the state where it was originally incorporated. This bill would allow that tax money to be paid directly to Wyoming instead.
to read an insightful article that further explains the bill.