Date of enactment: April 22, 1998
1997 Assembly Bill 132   Date of publication*: May 6, 1998
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1995-96: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to amend 167.26 (2) of the statutes; relating to: barricades around ice holes.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
167,1 Section 1 . 167.26 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
167.26 (2) Any person creating ice holes by aeration of water may, in lieu of the requirements of sub. (1), erect and maintain a barricade around such holes consisting of uprights spaced every 25 feet or less, connected by a continuous rope, cord or similar material placed 3 1/2 feet off the surface of the ice. The connecting rope, cord or similar material shall have reflectorized ribbon or tape or other reflectorized devices attached to it, so as to be highly visible, and shall be of sufficient strength to permit retrieval of the barricade following melting of the ice. Any person erecting such barricade shall remove the barricade and all parts thereof from the ice or water immediately after the ice has melted.