Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage

Assembly Bill 84

Relating to: exceptions to requirements for fishing licenses and aquatic plant management permits.

By Representatives Jacque, Tittl, Ballweg, Bernier, Brooks, Craig, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kooyenga, T. Larson, LeMahieu, A. Ott, Ripp, Spiros and Thiesfeldt; cosponsored by Senators Leibham, Grothman, Lasee and Tiffany.

March 14, 2013           Referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage

April 10, 2013             Public Hearing Held

Present:       (14)      Representative A. Ott; Representatives Bies, Williams, Mursau, Nerison, Petryk, Steineke, Born, Swearingen, Milroy, Hebl, Danou, Hesselbein and Shankland.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (2)        Representatives Kleefisch and Clark.

Appearances For

·      Representative Andre Jacque - 2nd Assembly District

Appearances Against

·      George Meyer - Wisconsin Wildlife Federation

Appearances for Information Only

·      Susan Sylvester - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Registrations For

·      Ron Kuehn - Wisconsin Cranberry Growers Association

·      Representative Joel Kleefisch - 38th Assembly District

Registrations Against

·      Jennifer Giegerich - Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

April 08, 2014             Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Erin Ruby

Committee Clerk