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29.563(14)(c)3. 3. Each application for a hunter's choice permit, bonus deer hunting permit, wild turkey hunting license, Canada goose hunting permit, sharp-tailed grouse hunting permit, bobcat hunting and trapping permit, otter trapping permit, fisher trapping permit or sturgeon fishing permit: 25 cents.
29.563(14)(c)4. 4. Each bonus deer hunting permit issued for which a fee is charged under s. 29.563 (2) (c) 1. or (d): 75 cents.
29.563(14)(c)5. 5. Each reservation for a deer hunting back tag number: 50 cents.
29.563 History History: 1997 a. 248; 1999 a. 9, 32, 47, 63, 186.
29.564 29.564 Voluntary contributions; lake research.
29.564(1)(1) Any applicant for a fishing license under s. 29.563 (3) (a) to (c) may, in addition to paying any fee charged for the license, elect to make a voluntary $1 contribution to be used for lake research.
29.564(2) (2) All moneys collected under sub. (1) shall be deposited into the account under s. 20.370 (3) (is).
29.564 History History: 1997 a. 248 ss. 163 to 165.
29.566 29.566 Collection and deposit of fees.
29.566(1) (1)Use of wildlife damage surcharge fees. The wildlife damage surcharge shall be collected as are other approval fees and the surcharge fees shall be deposited in the conservation fund to be used for the wildlife damage abatement and claim program, for wildlife abatement and control grants under s. 29.887 and for removal activities by the department under s. 29.885.
29.566(2) (2)Fees held in trust. All fees collected for approvals issued under this chapter that are required to be remitted to the department shall be held in trust for the state. Any person who collects, possesses or manages fees for these approvals acts in a fiduciary capacity for the state.
29.566 History History: 1997 a. 248 ss. 167, 169, 607.
29.569 29.569 Effective periods.
29.569(1)(1)Specification of effective periods; restrictions. Unless an approval issued under this chapter is suspended or revoked or unless another section of this chapter specifically provides otherwise, the approval is valid for the period or season specified on the face of the approval or on an attachment to the approval. In addition to any other restriction under this chapter, no license may be issued if that issuance is restricted under sub. (2) or (3).
29.569(2) (2)Hunting.
29.569(2)(a)(a) Archer hunting license; issuance after the beginning of the open season for hunting deer. Except as provided in par. (c) 2., a resident archer hunting license, a nonresident archer hunting license, a resident conservation patron license or a nonresident conservation patron license issued during the open season for the hunting of deer with a bow and arrow does not authorize hunting until 3 days after it is issued, excluding the date of issuance.
29.569(2)(b) (b) Restriction on the issuance of deer hunting licenses during the open season. Except as provided under par. (c) 1., no resident deer hunting license, nonresident deer hunting license, resident sports license, nonresident sports license, resident conservation patron license or nonresident conservation patron license may be issued during the open season for the hunting of deer with firearms.
29.569(2)(c) (c) Exceptions.
29.569(2)(c)1.1. A resident deer hunting license may be issued before or after the opening of the season for hunting deer with firearms to a person who is a member of the U.S. armed forces who exhibits proof that he or she is in active service with the armed forces and that he or she is stationed in this state or is a resident on furlough or leave.
29.569(2)(c)2. 2. A resident archer hunting license or a resident conservation patron license issued during the open season for hunting deer with a bow and arrow authorizes hunting beginning on the date of issuance if issued to a person who is a member of the U.S. armed forces who exhibits proof that he or she is in active service with the armed forces and that he or she is stationed in this state or is a resident on furlough or leave.
29.569(2)(c)3. 3. A resident deer hunting license may be issued during a season for hunting deer with firearms to a person who is a resident and who has attained the age of 12 during that season.
29.569(3) (3)Fishing.
29.569(3)(a)(a) Resident senior citizen fishing license. A permanent fishing license issued to a resident senior citizen under s. 29.145 (1a), 1989 stats., is valid from the date of issuance and remains valid if the licensee is a resident.
29.569(3)(b) (b) Restrictions on issuance of sturgeon spearing licenses during the open season. No sturgeon spearing license may be issued during the open season for the spearing of rock or lake sturgeon.
29.569(4) (4)Senior citizen recreation card. A senior citizen recreation card is valid from the date of issuance and shall remain valid as long as the person is a resident.
29.569(5) (5)Duplicates. A duplicate approval is valid from the date of issuance until the expiration of the original approval.
29.569 History History: 1997 a. 248 ss. 170, 171, 173, 176, 177, 178, 180, 182, 187.
subch. VIII of ch. 29 SUBCHAPTER VIII
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
29.591 29.591 Hunter education program and bow hunter education program.
29.591(1)(1)Establishment; contents.
29.591(1)(a)(a) The department shall establish a hunter education program and bow hunter education program. The department shall conduct these courses of instruction in cooperation with qualified individuals, organizations, groups, associations, public or private corporations and federal, state and local governmental entities. The hunter education program shall provide for a course of instruction in each school district or county. The bow hunter education program need not provide for a course of instruction in each school district or county.
29.591(1)(b) (b) The courses of instruction under these programs shall provide instruction to students in the responsibilities of hunters to wildlife, environment, landowners and others, how to recognize threatened and endangered species that cannot be hunted and the principles of wildlife management and conservation.
29.591(1)(c) (c) In addition to the topics specified in par. (b), the course of instruction under the hunter education program shall provide instruction in the commonly accepted principles of safety in handling firearms and bows and arrows used in hunting and their associated equipment.
29.591(1)(d) (d) In addition to the topics specified in par. (b), the course of instruction under the bow hunter education program shall provide instruction in hunting with bows and arrows and their associated equipment.
29.591(2) (2)Administration. The department may appoint county, regional and statewide directors and categories of hunter education instructors necessary for the hunter education program and the bow hunter education program. These appointees are responsible to the department and shall serve on a voluntary basis without compensation.
29.591(3) (3)Instruction fee. The department shall establish by rule the fee for the course of instruction under the hunter education program and the bow hunter education program. The instructor shall collect this instruction fee from each person who receives instruction under the hunter education program and the bow hunter education program and remit the fee to the department. The department may determine the portion of this fee, which may not exceed 50%, that the instructor may retain to defray expenses incurred by the instructor in conducting the course. The instructor shall remit the remainder of the fee or, if nothing is retained, the entire fee to the department.
29.591(4) (4)Certificate of accomplishment.
29.591(4)(a)(a) Issuance.
29.591(4)(a)1.1. The department shall issue a certificate of accomplishment for free to a person who successfully completes the course of instruction under the hunter education program or the bow hunter education program and who pays the instruction fee.
29.591(4)(a)2. 2. A resident may use the certificate of accomplishment issued to him or her for successfully completing the course of instruction under the hunter education program for the first time in place of a small game hunting license.
29.591(4)(am) (am) Authorization for antlerless deer. The department may authorize a person to whom it issues a certificate of accomplishment for successfully completing the course of instruction under the hunter education program for the first time to use the certificate in place of a permit issued under s. 29.177 to take one antlerless deer in specific areas identified by the department. The authorization for group deer hunting under s. 29.324 shall not apply to a person hunting an antlerless deer as authorized under this paragraph.
29.591(4)(ar) (ar) Period for hunting antlerless deer. A certificate of accomplishment issued under this section that the department has authorized to be used in place of a permit under s. par. (am) is valid for the hunting of one antlerless deer during the deer hunting season immediately following the date of issuance of the certificate.
29.591(4)(b) (b) Duplicate. The department shall issue a duplicate certificate of accomplishment to a person who is entitled to a duplicate certificate of accomplishment and who pays the fee specified under s. 29.563 (12) (c) 2.
29.591 History History: 1983 a. 420; 1997 a. 12, 197; 1997 a. 248 ss. 175, 420 to 426; Stats. 1997 s. 29.591; 1999 a. 9, 32.
29.593 29.593 Requirement for certificate of accomplishment to obtain hunting approval.
29.593(1) (1)
29.593(1)(a)(a) Except as provided under subs. (2), (2m) and (3), no person born on or after January 1, 1973, may obtain any approval authorizing hunting unless the person is issued a certificate of accomplishment under s. 29.591.
29.593(1)(b) (b) A certificate of accomplishment issued to a person for successfully completing the course under the bow hunter education program only authorizes the person to obtain a resident or nonresident archer hunting license.
29.593(2) (2) A person who has evidence that is satisfactory to the department indicating that he or she has completed in another state a hunter safety course and if the course is recognized by the department under a reciprocity agreement, the person may obtain an approval authorizing hunting.
29.593(2m) (2m) A person who has a certificate, license or other evidence indicating that he or she has completed in another state a bow hunter education course and if the course is recognized by the department under a reciprocity agreement, the person may obtain a resident or nonresident archer hunting license regardless of whether the person is issued a certificate of accomplishment for successfully completing the course of instruction under the bow hunter education program in this state.
29.593(3) (3) A person who successfully completes basic training in the U.S. armed forces, reserves or national guard may obtain an approval authorizing hunting.
29.593(4) (4) A person who is subject to sub. (1) may prove compliance with sub. (1) when submitting an application for an approval authorizing hunting by presenting any of the following:
29.593(4)(a) (a) His or her certificate of accomplishment issued under s. 29.591.
29.593(4)(b) (b) An approval authorizing hunting that was issued to him or her under this chapter within 365 days before submitting the application.
29.593(4)(c) (c) An approval authorizing hunting that was issued to him or her under this chapter for a hunting season that ended within 365 days before submitting the application.
29.593 History History: 1983 a. 420; 1991 a. 254; 1997 a. 27, 197; 1997 a. 248 ss. 427 to 430; Stats. 1997 s. 29.593; 1999 a. 32.
29.597 29.597 Trapper education program.
29.597(1) (1)Establishment; program requirements.
29.597(1)(a)(a) The department shall establish and supervise the administration of a trapper education program funded from the appropriations under s. 20.370 (1) (Lq) and (ma). The department shall enter into an agreement with an organization that has demonstrated ability and experience in the field of trapper education to assist in the establishment and administration of the program.
29.597(1)(b) (b) The trapper education program shall provide classroom instruction and instruction by correspondence and shall provide a course of instruction that includes all of the following:
29.597(1)(b)1. 1. Principles of wildlife management.
29.597(1)(b)2. 2. Responsibilities of trappers to landowners.
29.597(1)(b)3. 3. Interrelationships between trapping activities and the conservation of natural resources.
29.597(1)(b)4. 4. Techniques for the trapping of fur-bearing animals.
29.597(1)(c) (c) The trapper education program shall use certified instructors when providing the instruction on techniques of trapping fur-bearing animals. The department shall establish criteria and standards for certifying these instructors.
29.597(2) (2)Administration.
29.597(2)(a)(a) The department and the organization with which the department enters into an agreement under sub. (1) (a) shall jointly do all of the following:
29.597(2)(a)1. 1. Contract with a qualified individual, who may not be an employee of the department, to operate the trapper education program.
29.597(2)(a)2. 2. Prescribe the duties and responsibilities of the individual contracted with under subd. 1.
29.597(2)(b) (b) The individual contracted with under par. (a) 1. shall operate the trapper education program and shall do all of the following:
29.597(2)(b)1. 1. Supervise the recruitment and training of qualified trapper education instructors.
29.597(2)(b)2. 2. Coordinate the scheduling of classes.
29.597(2)(b)3. 3. Maintain the records for the trapper education program.
29.597(3) (3)Instruction fee.
29.597(3)(a)(a) The department shall establish by rule the fee for the course of instruction under the trapper education program.
29.597(3)(b) (b) An instructor conducting the course of instruction under the trapper education program shall collect the fee established under par. (a) from each person receiving instruction. The department may authorize an instructor to retain up to 50% of the fee to defray expenses incurred by the instructor conducting the course. The instructor shall remit the remaining portion of the fee or, if nothing is retained, the entire fee to the department.
29.597(4) (4)Course and promotional materials. The department may reimburse the organization with which it enters into an agreement under sub. (1) (a) for the organization's costs of producing promotional and course materials for the program.
29.597(5) (5)Certificate of accomplishment.
29.597(5)(a)(a) The department shall issue a certificate of accomplishment without charge to a person who successfully completes the course of instruction under the trapper education program and who pays the instruction fee. The certificate may be used by a resident to whom issued in place of a trapping license for the period specified by the department.
29.597(5)(b) (b) The department shall issue a duplicate certificate of accomplishment to a person who is entitled to a duplicate certificate of accomplishment. The department shall establish by rule the fee for a duplicate certificate.
29.597(6) (6)Requirement of certificate of accomplishment to obtain trapping approval.
29.597(6)(a)(a) No person may be issued an approval authorizing trapping unless he or she holds a valid certificate of accomplishment issued under this section.
29.597(6)(b) (b) The following persons are exempt from the requirement under par. (a):
29.597(6)(b)1. 1. A person who holds on May 12, 1992, a valid approval authorizing trapping.
29.597(6)(b)2. 2. A person who is a farmer, as defined in s. 102.04 (3).
29.597(6)(b)3. 3. A person who has held a valid approval authorizing trapping that expired before May 12, 1992, and that was not suspended or revoked.
29.597(6)(b)4. 4. A person who holds a valid certificate, license or other evidence indicating that he or she has successfully completed a trapper education course in another state if the department determines that the course has substantially the same content as the course of instruction under the program established under this section.
29.597 History History: 1991 a. 254; 1997 a. 248 ss. 416 to 419, 644; Stats. 1997 s. 29.597.
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