2001 - 2002 LEGISLATURE
February 6, 2001 - Introduced by Representatives Black, Huber, J. Lehman,
Balow, Berceau, Carpenter, Cullen, Bock, La Fave, Lassa, Miller, Plouff,
Pocan, Richards, Young and Morris-Tatum, cosponsored by Senators
Decker, Baumgart, Burke and Risser. Referred to Committee on
1An Act to create
293.67 of the statutes; relating to: prohibiting the use of
2cyanide in metallic mining.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill prohibits the use of cyanide and cyanide compounds in mining for
metallic minerals and processing metallic ore.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB95, s. 1
293.67 of the statutes is created to read:
4293.67 Use of cyanide in mining.
No person may conduct mining or metallic 5
ore processing using cyanide or a cyanide compound.