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SB411,8,106 (b) A person who harvests a wolf that has an attached or implanted radio
7telemetry device shall return the device to the department. The department shall
8inform the person, upon his or her request, of any information that has been collected
9through the telemetry device or otherwise by the department that relates that the
10wolf that was harvested.
SB411, s. 7 11Section 7. 29.314 (4) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB411,8,1412 29.314 (4) (b) 2. To a person who possesses a flashlight or who uses a flashlight
13at the point of kill while hunting on foot for wolves or for raccoons, foxes, coyotes, or
14other unprotected animals during the open season for the animals hunted.
SB411, s. 8 15Section 8. 29.314 (5) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB411,8,1816 29.314 (5) (b) 2. To a person who possesses a flashlight or who uses a flashlight
17at the point of kill while hunting on foot for wolves or for raccoons, foxes, coyotes, or
18other unprotected animals during the open season for the animals hunted.
SB411, s. 9 19Section 9. 29.337 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB411,8,2320 29.337 (1) (intro.) The owner or occupant of any land, and any member of his
21or her family, may hunt or trap beaver, coyotes, wolves, foxes, raccoons, woodchucks,
22rabbits, and squirrels on the land without a license issued under this chapter or ch.
23169 at any time, except as follows:
SB411, s. 10 24Section 10. 29.337 (1) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
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129.337 (1) (c) Such persons may hunt wolves only during the month of February
2and only on land that is located in a wolf harvesting zone that is not closed to hunting
3under s. 29.185 (4) (c). Such persons shall register the carcass of any wolf killed with
4the department on a telephone registration system or through an electronic
5notification system established by the department.
SB411, s. 11 6Section 11. 29.553 (1) (hr) of the statutes is created to read:
SB411,9,77 29.553 (1) (hr) Wolf harvesting license.
SB411, s. 12 8Section 12. 29.563 (4) (a) 3. of the statutes is created to read:
SB411,9,99 29.563 (4) (a) 3. Wolf harvesting: $99.25.
SB411, s. 13 10Section 13. 29.563 (4) (b) 3. of the statutes is created to read:
SB411,9,1111 29.563 (4) (b) 3. Wolf harvesting: $499.25.
SB411, s. 14 12Section 14. 29.563 (14) (a) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB411,9,1413 29.563 (14) (a) 3. The processing fee for applications for elk hunting licenses
14and wolf harvesting licenses: $9.75.
SB411, s. 15 15Section 15. 29.563 (14) (c) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB411,9,2016 29.563 (14) (c) 3. Each application for a hunter's choice permit, bonus deer
17hunting permit, elk hunting license, wild turkey hunting license, wolf harvesting
18license,
Canada goose hunting permit, sharp-tailed grouse hunting permit, bobcat
19hunting and trapping permit, otter trapping permit, fisher trapping permit, or
20sturgeon fishing permit: 25 cents.
SB411, s. 16 21Section 16. 29.888 of the statutes is created to read:
SB411,9,25 2229.888 Wolf depredation program. (1) The department shall administer
23a wolf depredation program under which payments may be made to persons who
24apply for reimbursement for death or injury caused by wolves to livestock, to hunting
25dogs other than those being actively used in the hunting of wolves, and to pets and

1for management and control activities conducted by the department for the purpose
2of reducing such damage caused by wolves.
SB411,10,9 3(2) The department shall establish maximum amounts that will be paid under
4sub. (1) depending on the type of animal that suffered the death or injury. If the
5department determines that the total of the amount allocated for expenditure for
6such payments from the appropriation under s. 20.370 (1) (fs) and the amount
7available for such payments under the appropriation under s. 20.370 (5) (fv) is
8insufficient in a given fiscal year for making all of these payments, the department
9shall make the payments on a prorated basis.
SB411,10,14 10(3) If, after making the payments under sub. (2), there are moneys remaining
11in the appropriation under s. 20.370 (5) (fv) for a given fiscal year, the department
12may use all or part of the remaining moneys in the following fiscal year for
13management and control of the wolf population activities conducted by the
14department.
SB411,10,18 15(4) If there are any moneys remaining at the end of a given fiscal year after
16making the payments under sub. (2) and paying for activities authorized under sub
17(3), these moneys shall lapse into the conservation fund, notwithstanding s. 20.001
18(3) (c).
SB411, s. 17 19Section 17. 29.977 (1) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB411,10,2020 29.977 (1) (d) Any bobcat, fox, wolf, beaver, or otter, $87.50.
SB411, s. 18 21Section 18. 29.983 (1) (b) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB411,10,2222 29.983 (1) (b) 4. For any bobcat, fox, wolf, beaver, or otter, $87.50.
SB411, s. 19 23Section 19. 167.31 (4) (e) of the statutes is renumbered 167.31 (4) (e) (intro.)
24and amended to read:
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1167.31 (4) (e) (intro.) Subsection (2) (d) does not apply to a if the highway or
2roadway is surfaced with some material other than concrete or blacktop and if any
3of the following applies:
SB411,11,6 41. The person who is legally hunting small game with a muzzle-loading firearm
5or with a shotgun loaded with shotshell or chilled shot number BB or smaller, if the
6surface of the highway or roadway is anything other than concrete or blacktop
.
SB411, s. 20 7Section 20. 167.31 (4) (e) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
SB411,11,88 167.31 (4) (e) 2. The person is legally hunting wolves.
SB411, s. 21 9Section 21. Nonstatutory provisions.
SB411,11,1010 (1) Rules.
SB411,11,1511 (a) The department of natural resources shall submit in proposed form any
12rules that are necessary to implement or interpret sections 29.185 and 29.888 of the
13statutes, as created by this act, to the legislative council staff under section 227.15
14(1) of the statutes no later than the first day of the 4th month beginning after the
15effective date of this paragraph.
SB411,12,216 (b) Using the procedure under section 227.24 of the statutes, the department
17of natural resources shall promulgate any rules necessary to implement or interpret
18sections 29.185 and 29.888 of the statutes, as created by this act, for the period before
19the effective date of the permanent rules that are submitted under subsection (1).
20Notwithstanding section 227.24 (1) (c) and (2) of the statutes, emergency rules
21promulgated under this paragraph remain in effect until the date on which the
22permanent rules take effect. Notwithstanding section 227.24 (1) (a), (2) (b), and (3)
23of the statutes, the department of natural resources is not required to provide
24evidence that promulgating rules under this paragraph as emergency rules is
25necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, safety, or welfare and is

1not required to provide a finding of emergency for rules promulgated under this
2paragraph.
SB411,12,33 (End)
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