2017 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 35 - PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 1 - ADMINISTRATION
ARTICLE 3 - COUNTY, MUNICIPAL AND DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENTS
SECTION 35-1-305 - Appointment of health officers and other personnel generally; local board of health may fix fees for certain services.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 35-1-305 (2017)

35-1-305. Appointment of health officers and other personnel generally; local board of health may fix fees for certain services.

(a) In the counties, municipalities or districts where health departments are created, as provided herein, the local board of health may appoint a full time or part time health officer, deputy health officers, public health nurses, sanitarians, environmental health specialists and such other public health personnel as may be deemed necessary to adequately protect the public health. Subject to subsection (c) of this section, the local board of health may fix reasonable fees and charges for services, except for follow-up of communicable diseases and for individuals who receive services under the public health nursing infant home visitation subprogram created by W.S. 35-27-102. No person shall be denied necessary nursing services within the limits of available personnel because of an inability to pay the cost of such services.

(i) Repealed By Laws 2001, Ch. 127, § 2.

(ii) Repealed By Laws 2001, Ch. 127, § 2.

(iii) Repealed By Laws 2001, Ch. 127, § 2.

(iv) Repealed By Laws 2001, Ch. 127, § 2.

(v) Repealed By Laws 2001, Ch. 127, § 2.

(b) All moneys collected hereunder shall be paid directly to the city or county treasurer and placed in the corresponding health department fund.

(c) Prior to the establishment of any fee under this section, the local board of health, the city council or the board of county commissioners, as appropriate, shall hold a public hearing after providing forty-five (45) days written notice of the hearing. No fee shall be imposed by the local board of health under this section without the prior approval of the city council or the board of county commissioners, as appropriate. No fee established under this section shall exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00).

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