CHEYENNE Wyo. (Feb. 5 2020) A bill prefiled in the Wyoming House would prohibit unconstitutional foreign combat deployments of the states national guard troops effectively restoring the founders framework for state-federal balance on the Guard.
Rep. Tyler Lindholm (R-Crook) along with a bipartisan coalition of 14 representatives and senators filed House Bill 98 (HB98) on Feb. 4. The legislation would only allow the release of Wyoming National Guard units into active combat duty if there was a congressional declaration of war. Under the proposed law active duty combat” means performing the following services in the active federal service of the United States: