FIFTY-NINTH WYOMING LEGISLATURE
APPROVED INTERIM COMMITTEE STUDIES
JOINT TRAVEL, RECREATION, WILDLIFE AND CULTURAL RESOURCES INTERIM COMMITTEE
Standard Budget: $25,000
Priority 1 State Historic Preservation Office
The state historic preservation office is the busiest office in all the western states due to the requirement to review every action on federal lands. The committee will study the resources available to the office and their needs. The committee will also review the historical context efforts of the office.
Priority 2 State Parks
The committee will review the fee structure for state parks and historic sites.The committee will look at funding models used in other states to determine if alternative funding methods would better serve the department.
Priority 3 Game and Fish department
As part of reviewing the game and fish department's comprehensive wildlife conservation strategies, the committee will look again at overall funding for non-game programs and management of sensitive species by the department. The review will focus on the comprehensive wildlife conservation strategies as the basis for determination of those funding needs.
Priority 4 Monitoring of Programs
The committee will receive reports required by statute and updates from various departments under their oversight.
Priority 5 Veteran's Museum.
The committee will study all funding and governance options. [Note: Underscored language added by Management Council]
The committee plans to have a two-day meeting in April, a 1-day meeting in June, a two-day meeting in July and a final two-day meeting in September or October. [Note: Underscored language added by Management Council]