2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
September 10, 2015 - Introduced by Representatives Murphy, Stuck, Kitchens,
Johnson, Tittl, Sinicki, Rohrkaste, Ballweg, Petryk, Spreitzer,
Thiesfeldt, Considine, Jacque, Pope, Bernier, Kolste and Ohnstad,
cosponsored by Senators Roth, Hansen, Lasee, Vinehout and Harsdorf.
Referred to Committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
1An Act to amend
1.10 (4); and to create
1.10 (3) (u) of the statutes; relating
2to: designating the monarch butterfly as the state butterfly.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill designates the monarch butterfly as the official state butterfly.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
1.10 (3) (u) of the statutes is created to read:
(u) The monarch butterfly is the state butterfly.
1.10 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
The Wisconsin Blue Book shall include the information contained in 7
this section concerning the state song, ballad, waltz, dance, beverage, tree, grain, 8
flower, bird, fish, animal, domestic animal, wildlife animal, dog, insect, fossil, 9
mineral, rock, soil, fruit, tartan, and
pastry, and butterfly