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First new bills signed into law

Governor Mark Gordon signed the first bills to emerge from the 2023 session of the Wyoming State Legislature last week. Just three were originally slated to reach the governor’s desk on Wednesday, a number that had grown to 36 by the time he picked up his pen.

By the end of the week, a total of 45 new bills had become law.

The first was SF 023, the “Court Supervised Treatment Programs Act”, which transfers oversight of court-supervised treatment programs to the Wyoming Supreme Court.

The governor praised this in a statement, calling it an example of a collaborative effort between the three bra...