2021 Wyoming Statutes
Title 35 - Public Health and Safety
Chapter 1 - Administration
Article 1 - In General
Section 35-1-105 - Prohibited Acts; Penalty for Violations.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 35-1-105 (2021)

35-1-105. Prohibited acts; penalty for violations.

(a) No person, corporation or other organization nor representative thereof shall:

(i) Willfully violate, disobey or disregard the provisions of the public health laws of Wyoming or the terms of any lawful notice, order, rule or regulation issued pursuant thereto;

(ii) Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, § 5.

(iii) Being a person charged by law or rule of the department of health with the duty of reporting the existence of disease or other facts and statistics relating to the public health, fail to make or file such reports as required by law or requirement of the department;

(iv) Conduct a business or activity for which the department requires a certificate or permit without such a certificate or permit;

(v) Willfully and falsely make or alter any certificate or certified copy thereof issued pursuant to public health laws of Wyoming;

(vi) Knowingly transport or accept for transportation, interment or other disposition a dead human body without an accompanying permit issued in accordance with the public health laws of Wyoming or the rules of the department; or

(vii) Being the owner or occupant of private property upon which there shall exist a nuisance, source of filth or cause of sickness, willfully fail to remove the same at his own expense within forty-eight (48) hours after being ordered to do so by health authorities.

(b) Upon conviction of any of the offenses prohibited in subsection (a) of this section, the violator shall be fined not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00) or imprisonment not to exceed six (6) months, or both, and shall be liable for all expense incurred by health authorities in removing the nuisance, source of filth or cause of sickness. No conviction under the penalty provisions of this act or of any other public health laws shall relieve any person from an action in damages for injury resulting from violation of public health laws.

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