- Associated Press - Thursday, March 5, 2015

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Thurs., March 5, the 36th day of the 2015 General Session:

BILL SIGNINGS: Gov. Matt Mead signed the following bills into law:

- House Bill 174: Nicotine products regulation.

- HB 31: Exemption-water utilities.

- HB 17: Sexual assault protection orders.

- HB 108: Trespass-landowner liability.

- Senate File 101: Veterans in-state tuition.

- SF 4: Dry bean research.

- SF 142: Building code regulation.

- SF 58: State park officers-benefits.

- SF12: Trespassing to collect data.

VOTING RIGHTS: Both the Senate president and the House speaker signed the final version of a bill that would establish a procedure for the state corrections department to follow to certify that non-violent felons who have served their sentences will regain their voting rights.

POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES: The Senate president and the House speaker signed the final version of a bill that would remove restrictions on contributions by political action committees to statewide political races.

BICYCLES: The Senate president signed the final version of a bill that would require passing motorists to give bicyclists at least 3 feet.

HIGHWAYS: The Senate president and House speaker signed the final version of a bill that would require the state transportation department to account for revenue from a recent increase in the state fuel tax separately and use it only for the state highway system.

CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION: The House appointed members to a conference committee to try to resolve differences with the Senate over a bill that would set limits on what any state delegates to a federal constitutional convention could consider. Wyoming has not joined the dozens of other states pressing for a convention to consider an amendment to require a balanced federal budget.

ABUSE INTERVIEWS: The Senate president and House speaker signed the final version of a bill that would limit disclosure of information gather from interviews involving children in abuse or neglect cases.

EYE DROPS: The Senate president and House speaker signed the final version of a bill that would require insurance companies to cover early refills of prescription eye drops.

RIGHT TO TRY: The Senate president and the House speaker signed the final version of a bill that would allow people suffering from diseases to try various drugs and products to try to cure themselves.

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