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2003 LEGISLATIVE REPORT
The Wyoming Water Development Commission is directed to prepare water and related land resource
plans as provided for in Wyoming Statutes. The following are specific references to the applicable
Specific Requirements of Statutes
W.S. 41-2-107. Water Resources plans; review; submission to commission.
The Commission shall formulate and from time to time review and revise water and related land
resources plans for the State of Wyoming and for appropriate regions and river basins. The plans
shall implement the policies stated in the Wyoming constitution and in statutes pertaining to the
state's water and related land resources.
The Wyoming Water Development Commission is directed to report project specific results and findings
to the legislature as provided for in Wyoming Statutes and Wyoming Session Laws. The following are
specific references to the applicable authorizations:
W.S. 41-2-110. Use of plans; publication; recommendation and employment of plans.
(a) The commission shall:
(i) Publish the water resource plans as they are formulated and adopted and
disseminate them to people, industries, and governmental departments and
(ii) Give advice and assistance, if requested, to governmental departments and
agencies, furnish to them the appropriate plans, and make available related
subsidiary and additional data and information, or data and information related to
plans in the process of preparation;
(iii) Recommend action or legislation needed to implement and carry out the plans.
W.S. 41-2-115. Report; authorization; assignment.
(b) The commission shall, within ninety (90) days following the public hearings,
transmit its findings and recommendations to the governor and legislature
pursuant to W.S. 41-2-1214(a)...."