2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 28 - Legislature
Chapter 8 - Legislative Service Office
Section 28-8-113 - Duty of Agency Officers and Employees; Legislative Service Office Access to Records; Failure to Provide Access; Penalty.
28-8-113. Duty of agency officers and employees; legislative service office access to records; failure to provide access; penalty.
(a) Any officer or employee of a state agency subject to audit or other review by the legislature shall fully assist the legislative service office during the course of the audit or review. The legislative service office shall have access to and authority to examine all books, records, accounts, files, correspondence and all other documents, confidential or otherwise, maintained by the agency or its employees during the course of agency business. The provisions of W.S. 16-4-201 through 16-4-205 do not apply to audits or investigations of state agencies performed by or on behalf of the legislature or legislative committees. Any member of the legislative service office who discloses confidential information obtained while conducting an audit, to any person or in any manner not authorized by law, is subject to disciplinary action as provided by W.S. 28-8-108(b).
(b) Any officer or employee of an agency who knowingly fails or refuses to permit such access and examination is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) and not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed six (6) months, or both.