Date of enactment: February 11, 2010
2009 Senate Bill 284 Date of publication*: February 25, 2010
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2007-08 : 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 84.1051 of the statutes; relating to: designating and marking USH 63 as the Gaylord Nelson Highway.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
116,1 Section 1. 84.1051 of the statutes is created to read:
84.1051 Gaylord Nelson Highway. (1) The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the entire route of USH 63 as the "Gaylord Nelson Highway" in recognition and appreciation of Gaylord Nelson, the native son of Clear Lake who served with distinction as both the governor from 1959 to 1963 and a U.S. senator from 1963 to 1981, and whose legacy includes numerous environmental achievements, including the founding of Earth Day, the creation of the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program, and the preservation of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
(2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village, or town, to cover the costs of erecting and maintaining markers along the route specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the route as the "Gaylord Nelson Highway," the department shall erect and maintain the markers. No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.