Thousands of guardians across Wyoming and in neighboring states are celebrating today as Governor Matt Mead signed into law SF39 – a bill that will remove the barriers that previously limited guardians from providing continuous care across state lines. The bill, which comes at no cost to Wyoming taxpayers, passed unanimously out of both chambers of the legislature.
Incorporating a company in Wyoming is simple, fast and easy -- so easy, in fact, that hundreds of companies do it every year. Among the perfectly legitimate companies are those that are not, and that’s the target of legislation – generally referred to as the Cease and Desist Act that has been passed to give the Wyoming Secretary of State’s Office more authority to curb fraud in Wyoming. “The process of trying to deter fraud is a marathon, not a sprint,” Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield said. “There is an endless stream of scams and con artists, but we are getting better and better at putting safeguards in place to make Wyoming less fraud friendly.”
When Debbie Walter submitted a required report on Wyoming’s new Aging and Disabilities Resource Center to the U.S. Administration on Aging, this question came back: Was there a typo on the cover email?