2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 1 - Code of Civil Procedure
Chapter 35 - State, State Agencies and Political Subdivisions; Actions by or Against
Section 1-35-109 - Legislature and Legislators as Party to Actions; Properly Naming Party.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 1-35-109 (2020)

1-35-109. Legislature and legislators as party to actions; properly naming party.

(a) In any action challenging any official act of the legislature as a whole and naming the legislature or any member thereof as a party, the proper party shall be "The Legislature of the State of Wyoming." In any such action challenging an official act of either body of the legislature or a committee of the legislature the proper party shall be the appropriate body or committee of "the Legislature of the State of Wyoming".

(b) In any action challenging any official act of a member of the state legislature, the legislator shall be designated only by the legislative office held unless the action seeks relief from actions of the legislator other than actions taken in his official capacity.

(c) Any individual named in an action in which the proper party is the legislature or a body of the legislature or who has otherwise been improperly named has the substantive right to petition the court to have his name removed from the action.

(d) Nothing in this section shall be interpreted to require naming the legislature as a party when the claim or cause of action arises from the enforcement or operation of any law.

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