Date of enactment: March 1, 2004
2003 Assembly Bill 284 Date of publication*: March 15, 2004
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2001-02 : 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 29.736 (1) (b), 95.60 (3m) and 95.60 (4s) (c); and to repeal and recreate 95.60 (3) of the statutes; relating to: the requirement that operators of fish farms provide evidence of fish health and granting rule-making authority.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
136,1 Section 1. 29.736 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.736 (1) (b) "Qualified inspector" means a veterinarian licensed under ch. 453 or a person who is qualified to issue provide evidence of fish health certificates under s. 95.60 (4s) (c).
136,2 Section 2. 95.60 (3) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
95.60 (3) The department may promulgate rules, applicable to persons who operate fish farms, that require any evidence of fish health that the department determines is necessary.
136,3 Section 3. 95.60 (3m) of the statutes is amended to read:
95.60 (3m) A person who operates a fish farm shall annually register the fish farm with the department. The person registering the fish farm shall provide any evidence of the fish health certificate required under sub. (3) and shall identify the activities that will be engaged in, the species of fish that will be used, and the facilities that will be used on the fish farm.
136,4 Section 4. 95.60 (4s) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
95.60 (4s) (c) In consultation with the department of natural resources, promulgate Promulgate rules specifying the qualifications that a person who is not a veterinarian must satisfy in order to issue provide evidence of fish health certificates.