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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

New laws in effect

Legislation addresses antler collection, Good Samaritans


July 4, 2017

WORLAND – During the 2017 Wyoming Legislative there were many laws that were passed and many existing laws that were amended session that came into to effect July 1. Below is a sampling of the new laws and amendments.

Wyoming Statute 6-3-203 was amended to expand the definition of acts that are considered a felony of aggravated cruelty to animals. Paragraph c was added which states, a person commits aggravated cruelty to animals if he or she shoots, poisons or otherwise intentionally acts to seriously injure or destroy any livestock or domesticated animal owned by another person while the...

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