Simplified Guide to Wyoming's Regulation on Access to Wildlife Records
This guide explains the rules in Wyoming about accessing records related to wildlife, based on specific state laws.
- Source of Power: The rules are based on sections from the Wyoming Statutes, including § 23-1-302, § 23-1-303, and others related to public records.
- Uniform Rules: The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission follows the standard rules for public record handling. These include how to inspect, copy, and produce these records.
- Online Access: You can find these rules online at the Wyoming rules website, effective from September 6, 2016.
- Physical Access: The rules are also available at the Game and Fish Department office in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
- Geographic Information: This is specific location data about legally hunted wildlife, more detailed than just the hunting area.
- Personally Identifiable Information: This includes personal details like name, address, email, birth date, phone number, and various identification numbers.
Handling of Wildlife Information
- Restricted Use: Information about where wildlife was legally hunted and the hunter's personal details is only for official use by the Game and Fish Commission, the Department, or law enforcement.
- Privacy Protection: This information is not open to the public under the general public records law.