2013 - 2014 LEGISLATURE
February 1, 2013 - Introduced by Representatives Kleefisch, Ripp, T. Larson, A.
Ott and Vruwink, cosponsored by Senators Kedzie and Schultz. Referred to
Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage.
1An Act to create
895.527 (1m) of the statutes; relating to: civil actions and
2zoning conditions related to noise that are applicable to bird hunting preserves.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, a person who owns or operates a sport shooting range is
immune from civil liability relating to noise and is not subject to an action for
nuisance related to noise or to zoning conditions related to noise. Under this bill, bird
hunting preserves that are licensed by the Department of Natural Resources are
considered to be sport shooting ranges for purposes of these liability, nuisance, and
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
895.527 (1m) of the statutes is created to read:
For purposes of this section, a bird hunting preserve licensed 5
under s. 169.19 shall be considered a sport shooting range.