2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
April 8, 2015 - Introduced by Representatives Ohnstad, Kerkman, Barca, Krug
and Johnson, cosponsored by Senators Wirch, Wanggaard, L. Taylor and
Vinehout. Referred to Committee on Tourism.
AB159,1,2 1An Act to amend 1.10 (4); and to create 1.10 (3) (u) of the statutes; relating
designating the common five-lined skink as the Wisconsin state lizard.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Current law designates a variety of state symbols and requires the Wisconsin
Blue Book
to include information about them. This bill designates the common
five-lined skink (plestiodon fasciatus) as the Wisconsin state lizard and requires the
Wisconsin Blue Book to include that information.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB159,1 3Section 1. 1.10 (3) (u) of the statutes is created to read:
AB159,1,54 1.10 (3) (u) The common five-lined skink (plestiodon fasciatus) is the state
AB159,2 6Section 2. 1.10 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB159,2,27 1.10 (4) The Wisconsin Blue Book shall include the information contained in
8this section concerning the state song, ballad, waltz, dance, beverage, tree, grain,

1flower, bird, fish, animal, domestic animal, wildlife animal, dog, insect, fossil,
2mineral, rock, soil, fruit, tartan, and pastry, and lizard.
AB159,2,33 (End)