2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 2,
TO SENATE BILL 69
November 9, 2017 - Offered by Representative Jarchow.
30.77 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) Any Except as provided in par. (ab), any
or city may, 7
in the interest of public health, safety,
or welfare, including the public's interest in 8
preserving the state's natural resources, enact ordinances applicable on any waters 9
of this state within its jurisdiction if the ordinances are not contrary to or 10
inconsistent with this chapter and if the ordinances relate to the equipment, use,
operation of boats or to any activity regulated by ss. 30.60 to 30.71.
30.77 (3) (ab) of the statutes is created to read:
(ab) Any town, village, or city may enact an ordinance to prohibit a 2
person operating a motorboat towing a person on water skis, aquaplane, or similar 3
device without an observer, as provided in s. 30.69 (1) (a) 1., if all of the following 4
1. The ordinance would apply to an inland lake within the jurisdiction of the 6
town, village, or city that has a water safety patrol unit, as defined in s. 30.79.
2. The water safety patrol unit identified in subd. 1. biennially performs on the 8
lake not less than 1,500 hours of enforcement or search and rescue activities, as 9
determined by the department.
30.77 (3) (cm) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(cm) (intro.) In enacting ordinances under par. (a), (ab),
or (b) 12
for a given body of water, municipalities and public inland lake protection and 13
rehabilitation districts shall take into account factors that include all of the 14
30.77 (3) (cr) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(cr) (intro.) The types of ordinances that may be enacted under par. 17
or (b) include the following:
30.77 (3) (cr) 4. of the statutes is created to read:
(cr) 4. Restrictions on the operation of a motorboat towing a person 20
on water skis without an observer, as provided in s. 30.69 (1) (a) 1.
30.77 (3) (dm) 2g. of the statutes is amended to read:
(dm) 2g. If a local entity or a boating organization objects to an 23
ordinance enacted under par. (a) or (ab)
that applies to a river or stream, or to an 24
ordinance enacted under par. (b), on the grounds that all or a portion of the ordinance
is not necessary for public health, safety, welfare,
or the public's interest in 2
preserving the state's natural resources, the procedure under subd. 2r. shall apply.”.