2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
November 9, 2017 - Offered by Representative Jarchow.
SB69-AA2,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the bill as follows:
SB69-AA2,1,3 21. Page 2, line 13: delete “The motorboat" and substitute “Subject to s. 30.77
3(3) (ab), the motorboat".
SB69-AA2,1,4 42. Page 2, line 23: after that line insert:
SB69-AA2,1,5 5 Section 5m. 30.77 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB69-AA2,1,116 30.77 (3) (a) Any Except as provided in par. (ab), any town, village, or city may,
7in the interest of public health, safety, or welfare, including the public's interest in
8preserving the state's natural resources, enact ordinances applicable on any waters
9of this state within its jurisdiction if the ordinances are not contrary to or
10inconsistent with this chapter and if the ordinances relate to the equipment, use, or
11operation of boats or to any activity regulated by ss. 30.60 to 30.71.
SB69-AA2,6m 12Section 6m. 30.77 (3) (ab) of the statutes is created to read:
130.77 (3) (ab) Any town, village, or city may enact an ordinance to prohibit a
2person operating a motorboat towing a person on water skis, aquaplane, or similar
3device without an observer, as provided in s. 30.69 (1) (a) 1., if all of the following
SB69-AA2,2,65 1. The ordinance would apply to an inland lake within the jurisdiction of the
6town, village, or city that has a water safety patrol unit, as defined in s. 30.79.
SB69-AA2,2,97 2. The water safety patrol unit identified in subd. 1. biennially performs on the
8lake not less than 1,500 hours of enforcement or search and rescue activities, as
9determined by the department.
SB69-AA2,15m 10Section 15m. 30.77 (3) (cm) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB69-AA2,2,1411 30.77 (3) (cm) (intro.) In enacting ordinances under par. (a), (ab), (am), or (b)
12for a given body of water, municipalities and public inland lake protection and
13rehabilitation districts shall take into account factors that include all of the
SB69-AA2,16m 15Section 16m. 30.77 (3) (cr) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB69-AA2,2,1716 30.77 (3) (cr) (intro.) The types of ordinances that may be enacted under par.
17(a), (ab), (am), or (b) include the following:
SB69-AA2,17m 18Section 17m. 30.77 (3) (cr) 4. of the statutes is created to read:
SB69-AA2,2,2019 30.77 (3) (cr) 4. Restrictions on the operation of a motorboat towing a person
20on water skis without an observer, as provided in s. 30.69 (1) (a) 1.
SB69-AA2,18m 21Section 18m. 30.77 (3) (dm) 2g. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB69-AA2,3,222 30.77 (3) (dm) 2g. If a local entity or a boating organization objects to an
23ordinance enacted under par. (a) or (ab) that applies to a river or stream, or to an
24ordinance enacted under par. (b), on the grounds that all or a portion of the ordinance

1is not necessary for public health, safety, welfare, or the public's interest in
2preserving the state's natural resources, the procedure under subd. 2r. shall apply.”.
SB69-AA2,3,33 (End)