LLC articles of organization: initial filing fee exemption for student entrepreneurs, definition provision - SB404
Red Arrow Club: membership requirements modified to be eligible for incorporation - AB552
financial literacyFinancial literacy, see Literacy
financial responsibility, proof ofFinancial responsibility, Proof of, see Solid waste management
Court ordered operating privilege restriction to vehicles equipped with an ignition interlock device revisions; violation provisions - Act 124
Professional credentials: prohibition on using specified titles without proper certification; businesses prohibited from representing services from specified professionals unless properly certified or registered; ordinance restricting use of specified titles prohibited; trademark, DATCP authority to bring court action, and penalty provisions - Act 73
Uniform Recognition and Enforcement of Canadian Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act adopted - AB451
Fire suppression expenses re forest fires: county reimbursement provisions modified [Sec. 551-553] - Act 59
fire departmentFire department
Fire suppression expenses re forest fires: county reimbursement provisions modified [Sec. 551-553] - Act 59
Levy limit negative adjustment for debt service; fire protection purposes specified [Sec. 985, 985c, 9331 (1), (1w)] - Act 59
Special registration plates for fire fighter, rescue squad member, and EMT and first responders: exemption from special registration plate fees - SB360
Tax administration changes; interest on unclaimed U.S. savings bonds; ticket courier prohibited from selling lottery tickets; background investigation of lottery employees; reporting lottery winnings re child support; police and fire protection fee; ``restaurant” definition for license and regulation of alcohol beverage establishment purposes - Act 17
Veterans homes: grants to local governments providing fire and emergency medical services to [Sec. 739r, 2265g-m, q, 9449 (1f)] - Act 59
firearms and dangerous weaponsFirearms and dangerous weapons
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore: DNR to establish an open season for hunting deer with muzzle-loading firearms - AB626
Concealed weapon license renewal: expiration date modified - Act 5
Crime lab equipment and supplies: DOJ study on sale or transfer of required [Sec. 9128 (2p)] - Act 59
Firearm purchase for or furnishing or possessing a firearm for person prohibited from possessing a firearm: crime created; mandatory minimum sentence and affirmative defense re domestic abuse or child abuse injunction provisions - SB408
Illegal possession of a firearm: mandatory minimum incarceration period modified - SB56
Sport shooting range temporary or permanent closure re public safety hazard: procedure established; DNR to establish list of entities qualified to evaluate safety of sport shooting ranges - AB820
Fireworks: possession, use, and transportation revisions; manufacturer licensing and fee changes [Sec. 1680d-h, 9339 (7f)] [1680h -- partial veto; 9339 (7f) -- vetoed] - Act 59
first class cityFirst class city, see Milwaukee -- City
fish and fishing _ commercialFish and fishing -- Commercial
Aquaculture and fish farm regulations revised; emergency rule procedure exemption - Act 21
Farm-raised fish sold to fish farm registered with DATCP: sales tax exemption created [Sec. 1181, 1194c] - Act 59
fish and fishing _ licenseFish and fishing -- License
Terminally ill individual participating in a charity fishing or hunting-related event: DNR to treat as if the person is a resident re hunting and fishing approvals - AB461
fisherFisher, see Hunting
floodplain managementFloodplain management
DNR bonding limit increases re nonpoint source water pollution abatement, urban storm water and runoff, flood control, riparian restoration, and dam safety [Sec. 488, 489, 490] - Act 59
Drainage district revisions re jurisdiction, board membership, regulation of district access corridors, land in newly organized or annexed to districts, discharge of dredged material into wetland permit exemption, floodplain zoning ordinances, storm water discharge permit exceptions, and property tax assessment - Act 115
Floodplain determination and floodplain zoning ordinance required to conform to a letter of map amendment (LOMA) from FEMA; exception and DNR provisions - SB601
Municipal flood control and riparian restoration program: unobligated Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program bonding authority [Sec. 514n, 1818g, r] - Act 59
Unobligated Stewardship bonding authority: used for Saxon Harbor campground marina, Eagle Tower in Peninsula State Park, Horicon March Wildlife Area scenic overlook shelter, cities of Neenah and Menasha for pedestrian bridges and trails, and acquisition of the Canadian Pacific Railway corridor in Racine County [Sec. 514g, r] [514g -- partial veto] - Act 59
fond du lac countyFond du Lac County
STH 23 construction and rehabilitation work [Sec. 9145 (2i), (2j)] - Act 59
Frozen foods manufactured at a retailer's off-site facility: sales and use tax exemption created, conditions specified [Sec. 1187] - Act 59
Retail food establishment that is a micro market: licensing, definition, and emergency rule provisions - AB536
food stamp planFood stamp plan
Asset revisions re financial eligibility requirements for W-2, Wisconsin Shares, and FoodShare; DCF and DHS required to perform periodic review of public benefit database and compare to national databases that contain death records - Jr8 AB3
FoodShare accounts: expunging unused balances and treatment of inactive accounts [Sec. 968g] - Act 59
FoodShare asset eligibility limitation; federal waiver provision; use of financial record matching program required [Sec. 960, 960c, 1703p-t, 9320 (2p), 9420 (2)] - Act 59
FoodShare eligibility denial for noncompliance with child support orders or refusal to cooperate with paternity determination [Sec. 958, 959, 961-963b, 9120 (2p)] - Act 59
FoodShare employment and training program (FSET): all able-bodied adults required to participate, exceptions noted; Wisconsin Shares, LAB audit, and USDA provisions - Jr8 AB2
FoodShare employment and training program (FSET): pilot program with implementation plan and statewide expansion proposal; outcomes report with proposed modifications required [Sec. 954-957, 964-968, 9120 (2), (2s)] [9120 (2) -- partial veto; 964d, 9120 (2s) -- vetoed] - Act 59
FoodShare employment and training program (FSET): required hours of participation - Jr8 AB1
W-2 and FoodShare employment and training (FSET) programs: performance-based payment system for contractors; healthy eating incentive pilot program for FoodShare eligible households, sunset provision - Jr8 AB6
foreclosure of mortgageForeclosure of mortgage, see Mortgage
Chief state forester: relocation of headquarters and Division of Forestry employees; report to JCF required [Sec. 9133 (2)] - Act 59
Fences on closed MFL: prohibition exemption if used for dog training by licensed nonprofit organization - Act 43
Forestry account expenditures: Governor's Council on Forestry to determine priorities and report along with 2019-21 biennial budget recommendations [Sec. 9133 (6r)] [vetoed] - Act 59
Forestry activities: JLAC to request audit of moneys received by DNR [Sec. 9133 (6q)] - Act 59
Forestry emergency reserve created, expenditures require JCF approval [Sec. 264n] - Act 59
MFL closed acreage fee payments to municipalities and counties; DNR duties and severance tax provision [Sec. 334m, 1205m-p, 9133 (6p)] - Act 59
Raw forest products and lumber transported on specified routes in Ashland and Vilas counties: maximum gross weight limit of vehicle or vehicle combination having 11 axels operating on a highway without a permit set [Sec. 1900 Lm, 9345 (4w)] - Act 59
State parks and recreation areas: vehicle admission and overnight camping fees revised; DNR and DOT to develop plan for a recreational passport when renewing vehicle registration, special license plate provision; cap on electric recepticals increased; FTE positions decrease re forestry and parks report [Sec. 340m, 557-565d, f, 9101 (11u), 9133 (6u), 9333 (2), 9433 (1), (2)] [9101 (11u) -- partial veto] - Act 59
forestry _ fireForestry -- Fire, see Fire
forestry _ taxationForestry -- Taxation
Forestation state property tax eliminated; conservation fund provision [Sec. 162, 180, 482, 483, 530-533, 726, 727, 998-1002, 9138 (1)] - Act 59
Expanding list of traffic violations for which operating privilege is suspended and attendance at a vehicle right-of-way course is required; great bodily harm or death of another, failure to complete course, and forfeiture provisions - Act 105
Forfeiture of property seized in relation to a crime: procedures revised; conviction, proceeds from sales, and federal authorities provisions - SB61
Industrial hemp: DATCP to regulate activities; criminal history search, pilot program, controlled substances laws, testing, fees, seed, penalty, and rules provisions - Act 100
Intentional taking of a motor vehicle without owner's consent by force or threat of force (carjacking): criminal penalties created - SB58
PSC duties re state energy policy and regulation of public utilities; settlements in PSC dockets requirements; procedure for handling complaints of violations of the one-call system re natural gas and other hazardous materials created and other revisions, PSC duties and forfeiture provisions; treatment of certain utility facilities under county construction site erosion control and storm water management zoning ordinances; appropriation and advertising provisions - Act 136
Seed potato certification requirements created; DATCP duties and forfeiture provisions - Act 46
foster homeFoster home, see Children
franchise _ taxationFranchise -- Taxation
Apportionment for broadcasters re income and franchise taxes, definition provision, DOR duties [Sec. 1002m, 1013d-i, 1057d, 1076d-k] - Act 59
Due dates changed for certain entities re filing income and franchise tax returns, paying estimated income and franchise tax installment payments, and filing withholding tax returns - Act 2
Electronic filing of income and franchise tax information re wage statements, nonwage payments, royalties, and rents; deadlines and extension provisions [Sec. 1127-1136, 1151, 9338 (13), (14), (15)] - Act 59
Employer contributions to employee’s college savings account: individual and corporate income and franchise tax credits created - SB75
Research income and franchise tax credits made partially refundable [Sec. 481p, 1038s, t, 1052w, y, 1086i, 1090j, k, 1111k, 1114j, k] - Act 59
Sourcing rules clarification re income and franchise tax [Sec. 1012, 1013, 1075, 1076, 9338 (7)] - Act 59
Credit card reencoders and scanners and identity theft crimes created; civil liability immunity for ATM operators and motor vehicle fuel sellers - Act 54