2022 Wyoming Statutes
Title 7 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 18 - Community Corrections
Section 7-18-105 - Establishment of County Boards; Membership; Terms of Office; Compensation; Meetings; Officers.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 7-18-105 (2022)

7-18-105. Establishment of county boards; membership; terms of office; compensation; meetings; officers.

(a) A county may establish, or two (2) or more counties may agree to establish jointly, a community corrections board in accordance with this act.

(b) A corrections board shall consist of nine (9) members appointed by the county commissioners. When two (2) or more counties have agreed to establish a corrections board, the county commissioners of each participating county shall appoint members as provided in the agreement of the counties. The corrections board shall be composed of:

(i) One (1) district judge designated by the chief justice of the Wyoming supreme court;

(ii) One (1) prosecuting attorney;

(iii) One (1) municipal law enforcement officer;

(iv) One (1) county law enforcement officer;

(v) One (1) probation and parole officer; and

(vi) Four (4) lay citizens, no more than two (2) of whom shall be from the same county if the corrections board is established by two (2) or more counties. If the community corrections board is established for a county in which a community college is located, one (1) of the four (4) lay citizen members shall be a representative of the community college.

(c) Members of community corrections boards shall serve for rotating terms of four (4) years. Of the members first appointed, one-third (1/3) shall be appointed for two (2) years, one-third (1/3) for three (3) years and one-third (1/3) for four (4) years.

(d) Members of a corrections board shall serve without compensation.

(e) A majority of the corrections board constitutes a quorum. All actions of the corrections board shall be approved by a majority of those present at the meeting.

(f) A corrections board shall annually elect from its members a chairman to preside at meetings, a secretary to maintain the records and a finance officer who shall file with the board a bond with an approved corporate surety in the penal sum designated by the corrections board.

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