Date of enactment: May 19, 2006
2005 Senate Bill 683 Date of publication*: June 2, 2006
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2003-04 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to create 26.03 (1v) of the statutes; relating to: the prohibition against the harvest of raw forest products from tax delinquent lands and notice and recording requirements for persons who harvest raw forest products.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
423,1 Section 1. 26.03 (1v) of the statutes is created to read:
26.03 (1v) Exceptions. This section does not apply to the harvesting of raw forest products for the purpose of establishing or maintaining a railroad track or structure, a pipeline, or a utility right-of-way by any of the following:
(a) An alternative telecommunications utility, as defined in s. 196.01 (1d).
(b) An electric cooperative, as defined in s. 196.025 (5) (ag).
(c) A public utility, as defined in s. 196.01 (5).
(d) A railroad, as defined in s. 195.02.
(e) A telecommunications carrier, as defined in s. 196.01 (8m).
(f) A telecommunications utility, as defined in s. 196.01 (10).
(g) A corporation licensed to do business in this state that is engaged in the business of transporting natural gas, petroleum products, water, or sewage through pipelines.