Capitol sunset

Clouds glow as the sun sets behind the Wyoming State Capitol building Nov. 22, 2016, in Cheyenne. 

CHEYENNE – Wyoming lawmakers took an initial look Friday at replacing the state’s existing notary laws to allow for more signings to be done virtually and by some out-of-state residents.

Members of the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Comm- ittee were presented with an 80-page bill replacing the laws on the books governing Wyoming’s notary process. The legislation was largely compiled by the Secretary of State’s Office, which worked alongside a wide range of stakeholders in developing the initial draft.

Tom Coulter is the Wyoming Tribune Eagle’s state government reporter. He can be reached at tcoulter@wyomingnews.com or 307-633-3124. Follow him on Twitter at @tomcoulter_.

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