Date of enactment: April 8, 2006
2005 Assembly Bill 131 Date of publication*: April 20, 2006
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2003-04 : 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 29.235 (2m), 29.241 (1), 29.597 (6) (b) 1., 29.597 (6) (b) 2. and 29.597 (6) (b) 3.; and to create 29.192 (4m) and 29.563 (6) (am) of the statutes; relating to: trapping licenses and permits issued to certain nonresidents.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
284,1 Section 1. 29.192 (4m) of the statutes is created to read:
29.192 (4m) If the department establishes a permit system under sub. (3) or (4) that affects the trapping of bobcats, fishers, or otters, the department may do any of the following:
(a) Impose greater or stricter limitations on trapping by nonresidents than on trapping by residents.
(b) Give greater preference to residents over nonresidents in issuing permits.
284,2 Section 2. 29.235 (2m) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.235 (2m) Authorization; nonresident hunting and, fishing, and trapping privileges. A nonresident conservation patron license confers upon the licensee all the combined privileges conferred by a nonresident small game hunting license, a nonresident deer hunting license, a nonresident wild turkey hunting license, a nonresident archer hunting license, a waterfowl hunting stamp, a pheasant hunting stamp, a wild turkey hunting stamp, a nonresident annual fishing license, an inland waters trout stamp, and a Great Lakes trout and salmon stamp, and a trapping license.
284,3 Section 3. 29.241 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.241 (1) Issuance. A trapping license shall be issued subject to s. 29.024 by the department to any resident applying for this license or to any nonresident of this state who applies for this license and who resides in a state that allows nonresidents of that state to trap within that state.
284,4 Section 4. 29.563 (6) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
29.563 (6) (am) Nonresident license. Trapping: $149.25.
284,6 Section 6. 29.597 (6) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
29.597 (6) (b) 1. A person resident who holds held on May 12, 1992, a valid approval authorizing trapping.
284,7 Section 7. 29.597 (6) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
29.597 (6) (b) 2. A person resident who is a farmer, as defined in s. 102.04 (3).
284,8 Section 8. 29.597 (6) (b) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
29.597 (6) (b) 3. A person resident who has held a valid approval authorizing trapping that expired before May 12, 1992, and that was not suspended or revoked.
284,9 Section 9. Effective date.
(1) This act takes effect on April 1, 2006, or on the day after publication, whichever is later.