Date of enactment: October 6, 2009
2009 Assembly Bill 86 Date of publication*: October 20, 2009
* 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 29.216 (2m) of the statutes; relating to: authorizing hunting of certain game with a crossbow by nonresidents who have attained the age of 65 years.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
48,1 Section 1. 29.216 (2m) of the statutes is created to read:
29.216 (2m) Persons 65 years of age or older. Notwithstanding sub. (2), a nonresident archer hunting license authorizes hunting with a bow and arrow or with a crossbow if the licensee is a person who has attained the age of 65. A person who has attained the age of 65 is not required to hold a permit from the department to hunt with a crossbow if he or she holds a license under this section.