2013 WISCONSIN ACT 27
An Act to create 23.145 of the statutes; relating to: telecommunications systems installed on tower sites under the management and control of the Department of Natural Resources and the suspension of portions of a rule of the Department of Natural Resources.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
23.145 of the statutes is created to read:
23.145 Installation of telecommunications systems. (1) In this section, "tower site" means a site on land under the management and control of the department and on which the department operates a radio tower or lookout tower.
(2) The department may enter into a lease of a tower site with a private person or a governmental entity for the purpose of installing a commercial or noncommercial telecommunications system. The lease may allow the owner or operator of the telecommunications system to provide telecommunications services to persons other than employees of a governmental entity.
(3) (a) The department may not charge a fee to lease a tower site if the purpose of the lease is to install a telecommunications system that is owned by this state.
(b) The department may not charge a fee that exceeds $25 per month to lease a tower site if the purpose of the lease is to install a telecommunications system that is owned by a governmental entity other than this state.