2001 WISCONSIN ACT 18
An Act to amend 29.164 (2) (b) and 29.171 (4) (b) (intro.); and to create 29.171 (2m) of the statutes; relating to: authorizing resident senior citizens to hunt with a crossbow.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
29.164 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.164 (2) (b) Type of hunting authorized. A license issued under this section authorizes hunting with a firearm or bow and arrow or with a crossbow if the holder of the license is a resident and has a Class A, Class B or Class C permit issued under s. 29.193 (2) that authorizes hunting with a crossbow or has a crossbow permit issued under s. 29.171 (4) (a), or is a resident senior citizen.
29.171 (2m) of the statutes is created to read:
29.171 (2m) Notwithstanding sub. (2), a resident archer hunting license authorizes hunting with a bow and arrow or with a crossbow if the licensee is a resident senior citizen. A resident senior citizen is not required to hold a permit from the department to hunt with a crossbow if the resident senior citizen holds a license under this section.
29.171 (4) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.171 (4) (b) (intro.) Crossbows used in hunting as authorized by a Class A, Class B or Class C permit issued under s. 29.193 (2) or under this subsection or as authorized under sub. (2m) or s. 29.164 (2) (b) shall meet all of the following specifications: