Date of enactment: March 2, 2004
2003 Assembly Bill 345 Date of publication*: March 4, 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 create 14.16 (12) of the statutes; relating to: designating the first weekend in March Aldo Leopold Weekend.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
137,1 Section 1. 14.16 (12) of the statutes is created to read:
14.16 (12) Aldo Leopold Weekend. The governor shall annually proclaim the first full weekend in March as Aldo Leopold Weekend to honor the author of A Sand County Almanac, an internationally respected scientist and conservationist who is widely considered the father of wildlife ecology.