2000 State of Wyoming 00LSO-0239



                             SENATE FILE NO.  SF0041
                                        
                                        
Outdoor lighting.

Sponsored by:  Senator(s) Case


                                     A BILL
                                        
                                       for

 1  AN ACT relating to public health and safety; authorizing

 2  municipalities and counties to restrict outdoor lighting;

 3  and providing for an effective date.

 4

 5  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Wyoming:

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 7       Section 1.  W.S. 15-1-103(a) by creating a new

 8  paragraph (l) and 18-2-101(a) by creating a new paragraph

 9  (viii) are amended to read:

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11       15-1-103.  General powers of governing bodies.

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13       (a)  The governing bodies of all cities and towns may:

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15       (l)  Adopt ordinances regulating the types, 

16  kinds, construction, installation and uses of outdoor 

17  electrically powered illuminating devices, lighting 

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 1  practices and systems in order to reduce light pollution 

 2  and light trespass.

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 4       18-2-101.  General powers.

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 6       (a)  Each organized county in the state is a body

 7  corporate and politic. The powers of the county shall be

 8  exercised by a board of county commissioners which may:

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10            (viii)  Adopt resolutions regulating the types, 

11  kinds, construction, installation and uses of outdoor 

12  electrically powered illuminating devices, lighting 

13  practices and systems in order to reduce light pollution 

14  and light trespass.

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16       Section 2.  This act is effective July 1, 2000.

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