2009 - 2010 LEGISLATURE
August 5, 2009 - Offered by Committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail.
SB185-SSA1-SA1,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the substitute amendment as follows:
SB185-SSA1-SA1,1,2 21. Page 3, line 1: before that line insert:
SB185-SSA1-SA1,1,3 3" Section 1e. 15.797 of the statutes is created to read:
SB185-SSA1-SA1,1,5 415.797 Same; council. (1) Wind siting council. (a) In this subsection, "wind
5energy system" has the meaning given in s. 66.0403 (1) (m).
SB185-SSA1-SA1,1,86 (b) There is created in the public service commission a wind siting council that
7consists of the following members appointed by the public service commission for
83-year terms:
SB185-SSA1-SA1,1,99 1. Two members representing wind energy system developers.
SB185-SSA1-SA1,1,1010 2. One member representing towns and one member representing counties.
SB185-SSA1-SA1,1,1111 3. Two members representing the energy industry.
SB185-SSA1-SA1,1,1212 4. Two members representing environmental groups.
15. Two members representing realtors.
SB185-SSA1-SA1,2,42 6. Two members who are landowners living adjacent to or in the vicinity of a
3wind energy system and who have not received compensation by or on behalf of
4owners, operator, or developers of wind energy systems.
SB185-SSA1-SA1,2,55 7. Two public members.
SB185-SSA1-SA1,2,76 8. One member who is a University of Wisconsin System faculty member with
7expertise regarding the health impacts of wind energy systems.".
SB185-SSA1-SA1,2,8 82. Page 3, line 1: delete " Section 1" and substitute "Section 1s".
SB185-SSA1-SA1,2,10 93. Page 10, line 7: delete " Wind siting rules" and substitute "Wind energy
SB185-SSA1-SA1,2,12 114. Page 10, line 11: after "shall" insert ", with the advice of the wind siting
SB185-SSA1-SA1,2,14 135. Page 10, line 20: after "shall" insert ", with the advice of the wind siting
SB185-SSA1-SA1,2,15 156. Page 11, line 6: after that line insert:
SB185-SSA1-SA1,2,24 16"(d) The wind siting council shall survey the peer-reviewed scientific research
17regarding the health impacts of wind energy systems and study state and national
18regulatory developments regarding the siting of wind energy systems. No later than
19the first day of the 60th month beginning after the effective date of this paragraph
20.... [LRB inserts date], and every 5 years thereafter, the wind siting council shall
21submit a report to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature, for distribution to
22the appropriate standing committees under s. 13.172 (3), describing the research and
23regulatory developments and including any recommendations of the council for
24legislation that is based on the research and regulatory developments.".
17. Page 11, line 14: delete the material beginning with that line and ending
2with "rules." on page 12, line 3.
SB185-SSA1-SA1,3,3 38. Page 12, line 4: delete "(c)" and substitute "(1g) Public hearings.".
SB185-SSA1-SA1,3,5 49. Page 12, line 9: delete "systems." and substitute "systems, as defined in
5section 66.0403 (1) (m) of the statutes, as affected by this act.".
SB185-SSA1-SA1,3,6 610. Page 12, line 9: after that line insert:
SB185-SSA1-SA1,3,10 7"(1r) Wind siting council members. Notwithstanding the length of terms
8specified for the members of the wind siting council specified in section 15.797 (1) (b)
9of the statutes, as created by this act, the initial members shall be appointed for the
10following terms:
SB185-SSA1-SA1,3,12 11(a) One member specified under section 15.797 (1) (b) 1., 2., 3., 4., 5., 6., and 7.
12of the statutes, as created by this act, for terms expiring on July 1, 2012.
SB185-SSA1-SA1,3,14 13(b) The member specified under section 15.797 (1) (b) 8. of the statutes, as
14created by this act, for a term expiring on July 1, 2013.
SB185-SSA1-SA1,3,16 15(c) One member specified under section 15.797 (1) (b) 1., 2., 3., 4., 5., 6., and 7.
16of the statutes, as created by this act for terms that expire on July 1, 2014.".