2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
June 23, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Vinehout and Carpenter, cosponsored by
Representatives Considine, Billings, Crowley, Pope, Subeck, Spreitzer,
Ohnstad, Berceau, C. Taylor, Sargent, Shankland, Brostoff and Zepnick.
Referred to Committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining and Forestry.
1An Act relating to: monitoring industrial sand mining and processing
2operations and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill authorizes eight full time equivalent positions to the Department of
Natural Resources for monitoring industrial sand mining and processing operations
and provides funding for those positions from the environmental fund.
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:
(1) Industrial sand operation monitoring.
In the schedule under section 5
20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the department of natural 6
resources under section 20.370 (2) (mq) of the statutes, the dollar amount for fiscal 7
year 2017-18 is increased by $900,000 to increase the authorized FTE positions for 8
the department by 8.0 SEG positions for monitoring industrial sand mining and
processing operations. In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for 2
the appropriation to the department of natural resources under section 20.370 (2) 3
(mq) of the statutes, the dollar amount for fiscal year 2018-19 is increased by 4
$900,000 to provide funding for the positions authorized in this subsection.
(1) This act takes effect on the day after publication, or on the 2nd day after 7
publication of the 2017 biennial budget act, whichever is later.