2005 WISCONSIN ACT 409
An Act to amend 90.20 (2) (intro.); and to create 90.21 (2) (d) and 95.55 (1) (c) of the statutes; relating to: fenced areas of farm-raised deer that are located both in this state and in an adjoining state.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
90.20 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
90.20 (2) Specifications. (intro.) Unless s. 90.21 or 95.55 (1) (c) applies, any person who keeps farm-raised deer shall keep the farm-raised deer enclosed by a fence that meets all of the following requirements:
90.21 (2) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
90.21 (2) (d) Notwithstanding pars. (a) and (b), a person may keep farm-raised deer and the department shall issue a fence inspection certificate under this section if the fence complies with s. 95.55 (1) (c) 2.
95.55 (1) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
95.55 (1) (c) The department shall register a person to keep farm-raised deer in a fenced area that is located in this state and another state without having the entire area in this state enclosed with a fence if all of the following apply:
1. The person is keeping farm-raised deer in the fenced area on the effective date of this subdivision .... [revisor inserts date].
2. The fenced area located in this state complies with the applicable fencing requirements under ss. 90.20 and 90.21, or the fencing requirements of the adjoining state, whichever are more stringent, as determined by the department of natural resources.
3. The person complies with all of the rules promulgated under this section for the prevention of disease in farm-raised deer or all such laws of the adjoining state, whichever are more stringent, as determined by the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection.
4. The person has the carcass of each farm-raised deer that dies, in either state, inside the fenced area, from being harvested or from natural causes tested for chronic wasting disease and has the test results submitted to the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection and to the department of natural resources.
5. The person notifies the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection and the department of natural resources of the escape of any deer from the portion of the fenced area that is located in this state immediately upon discovering the escape.
6. The person does not release into this state any deer from the fenced area.