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By Arno Rosenfeld
Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Stalking law revisions clear legislative hurdle

CHEYENNE — Domestic violence advocates achieved a small victory in an ongoing effort to strengthen Wyoming’s stalking laws, following a similar measure’s failure in the Legislature last year.

 

February 15, 2018



CHEYENNE — Domestic violence advocates achieved a small victory in an ongoing effort to strengthen Wyoming’s stalking laws, following a similar measure’s failure in the Legislature last year.

The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill expanding the definition of stalking and creating harsher penalties for individuals convicted of the offense, sending it to the full House for consideration.

If the bill becomes law, an individual could be convicted of stalking if they engage in a pattern of behavior that would cause a reasonable person to fear for their personal safety or that of ano...



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