2022 Wyoming Statutes
Title 6 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 5 - Offenses Against Public Administration
Article 3 - Perjury and Criminal Falsification
Section 6-5-304 - Offering Mining Claims for Filing Without Meeting Legal Prerequisites; Penalties.
6-5-304. Offering mining claims for filing without meeting legal prerequisites; penalties.
A person commits a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than two (2) years, a fine of not more than two thousand dollars ($2,000.00), or both, if he offers a location certificate for a placer mining claim or a lode claim or an affidavit of assessment work to be filed with a county clerk's office knowing the claim, certificate or affidavit was not preceded by a proper location of the claim physically upon the ground by establishing a proper notice of claim and designating the surface boundaries as required by law.