Date of enactment: August 15, 2005
2005 Senate Bill 2 Date of publication*: August 29, 2005
* 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 166.215 (1) of the statutes; relating to: regional emergency response team requirements.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
33,1 Section 1. 166.215 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
166.215 (1) Beginning July 1, 2001, the division shall contract with no more than 9 regional emergency response teams, one of which shall be located in La Crosse County. Each regional emergency response team shall assist in the emergency response to level A releases in a region of this state designated by the division. The division shall contract with at least one regional emergency response team in each area designated under s. 166.03 (2) (b) 1. The division may only contract with a local agency, as defined in s. 166.22 (1) (c), under this subsection. A member of a regional emergency response team shall meet the highest standards for a hazardous materials specialist responder in 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) (6) (iv) and national fire protection association National Fire Protection Association standards NFPA 471 and 472. Regional emergency response teams shall have at least one member that is trained in each of the appropriate specialty areas under National Fire Protection Association standard NFPA 472. Payments to regional emergency response teams under this subsection shall be made from the appropriation account under s. 20.465 (3) (dd).