Trespassing laws tightened

 


Recently, a Legislative Act was passed in the Wyoming State Legislature that has been featured in the national press — relating to a tougher stance for citizens trespassing while collecting data — whether knowingly or unknowingly.

The legislation set stauncher punishment for the public that “enters onto open land for the purpose of collecting resource data.”

“Open land”, according to the legislation, “means land outside the exterior boundaries of any incorporated city, town, subdivision.”

The definition of “collect” in the legislation, “means to take a sample of mate...



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