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55,1053t Section 1053t. 29.347 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.347 (3) (b) No person may possess or control deer or elk antlers in the velvet or a deer or an elk skin in the spotted coat of a lawfully killed deer or elk unless the person to whom the carcass tag for the deer or elk was issued, or the person who had the deer tagged under notified the department that he or she was taking possession of a deer under s. 29.349 (2) (bm), has requested and received authorization from the department to control or possess the antlers or skin. A request for written authorization from the department shall be made within 7 days after the carcass tag has been attached to the deer or elk or within 7 days after notification of the possession has been given to the department under s. 29.349 (2) (bm), if applicable.
55,1053u Section 1053u. 29.349 (2) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.349 (2) (b) (intro.) No person may take possession of the carcass of a bear, deer, or wild turkey killed in the manner specified in par. (a) and remove the carcass from the scene of the accident unless the person has complied with rules promulgated by the department under s. 29.063 (3) and one of the following apply:
55,1053v Section 1053v. 29.349 (2) (bm) of the statutes is created to read:
29.349 (2) (bm) No person may take possession of the carcass of a deer killed in the manner specified in par. (a) and remove the carcass from the scene of the accident unless the person has complied with rules promulgated by the department under s. 29.063 (3) and has, prior to taking possession of the carcass, notified the department in a manner prescribed by the department of the name and address of the person taking possession of the carcass and the location of the carcass.
55,1053y Section 1053y. 29.349 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
29.349 (4) The department shall establish a program for the removal and disposal of deer killed by vehicles on state trunk highways.
55,1053z Section 1053z. 29.354 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.354 (1) Approval necessary. No person may possess or have under his or her control any game bird or game animal or the carcass of any game bird or game animal unless the person has a valid hunting license, sports license, conservation patron license, taxidermist permit, or scientific collector permit. This subsection does not apply to a person who takes possession of a bear, deer, or wild turkey under s. 29.349 (2) (a) and who complies with the requirements under s. 29.349 (2) (b) or (bm), as applicable.
55,1055 Section 1055. 29.541 (1) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.541 (1) (a) (intro.) Except as authorized under s. 29.934 (2) or 254.715 97.305, no innkeeper, manager or steward of any restaurant, club, hotel, boarding house, tavern, logging camp or mining camp may sell, barter, serve or give, or cause to be sold, bartered, served or given, to its guests or boarders any of the following:
55,1055d Section 1055d. 29.563 (2) (a) 7. of the statutes is repealed.
55,1055f Section 1055f. 29.563 (2) (b) 5. of the statutes is repealed.
55,1055h Section 1055h. 29.563 (6m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.563 (6m) (a) The fee for an approval that is listed under sub. (2) (a) 1., 2., 4. to 5g., 7. to 8., 8m., or 9., (3) (a) 1., or (6) (a) 1. is $4.25 if the approval is issued to a person who has not received that type of approval, or has not been conferred the privileges of that type of approval under a license issued under s. 29.231 or 29.235, in any of the 10 years preceding the date of application.
55,1055j Section 1055j. 29.563 (6m) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.563 (6m) (b) The fee for an approval listed under sub. (2) (b) 1., 3., 5., 6., 7., 8., (3) (b) 1., or (6) (am) is one-half of the fee listed for the respective approval, rounded up to the nearest dollar, if the approval is issued to a person who has not received that type of approval by the department, or has not been conferred the privileges of that type of approval under a license issued under s. 29.231 or 29.235, in any of the 10 years preceding the date of application.
55,1055k Section 1055k. 29.563 (14) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
29.563 (14) (a) 1. The processing fee for applications for approvals under the cumulative preference systems for the hunter's choice deer hunting permit, bonus deer hunting permit, wild turkey hunting license, Class A bear license, Canada goose hunting permit, sharp-tailed grouse hunting permit, otter trapping permit, fisher trapping permit or sturgeon fishing permit: $2.75.
55,1055L Section 1055L. 29.563 (14) (a) 1g. of the statutes is created to read:
29.563 (14) (a) 1g. The processing fee for applications for approvals under the cumulative preference system for Class A bear licenses: $4.25.
55,1055m Section 1055m. 29.563 (14) (c) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
29.563 (14) (c) 3. Each application for a hunter's choice permit, bonus deer hunting permit, elk hunting license, wild turkey hunting license, Class A bear license, wolf harvesting license, Canada goose hunting permit, sharp-tailed grouse hunting permit, bobcat hunting and trapping permit, otter trapping permit, fisher trapping permit, or sturgeon fishing permit: 25 cents.
55,1057 Section 1057. 29.605 of the statutes is repealed.
55,1058 Section 1058. 29.736 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.736 (1) (b) "Qualified inspector" means a veterinarian licensed under ch. 453 89 or a person who is qualified to provide evidence of fish health under s. 95.60 (4s) (c).
55,1060j Section 1060j. 29.971 (11m) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.971 (11m) (c) Any person who is convicted of hunting bear or engaging in any of the activities under s. 29.184 (3) (br) with a dog that is not in compliance with s. 29.184 (4) or the licensing requirements under s. 174.053 or 174.07 may have his or her Class A or Class B bear hunting license revoked; and if the license is revoked, no Class A or Class B bear hunting license may be issued to the person for a period of 3 years after the date of conviction.
55,1061b Section 1061b. 30.123 (6) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
30.123 (6) (d) The construction or placement and the maintenance of a replacement culvert to replace a culvert that is authorized under a permit issued under s. 30.12 or 30.123, if the construction, placement, and maintenance will comply with the same conditions of the permit placed in substantially the same location as the culvert being replaced if the replacement culvert is constructed or placed using best management practices to comply with water quality standards under subch. II of ch. 281.
55,1061c Section 1061c. 30.123 (6) (e) of the statutes is repealed.
55,1061d Section 1061d. 30.123 (6m) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
30.123 (6m) Permits in lieu of exemptions. (intro.) The department may decide to require that a person engaged in an activity that is exempt under sub. (6) (d) or (e) apply for an individual permit or seek authorization under a general permit if the department has conducted an investigation and visited the site of the activity and has determined that conditions specific to the site require restrictions on the activity in order to prevent any of the following:
55,1061f Section 1061f. 30.123 (6p) of the statutes is created to read:
30.123 (6p) Costs. If the department requires a person who replaces a culvert to apply for an individual permit or seek authorization under a general permit under sub. (6m), notwithstanding the exemptions under sub. (6) (d), and if the department includes conditions in the individual permit or under the general permit that are different than the conditions in the permit issued for the culvert being replaced, the department may not impose a fee for the individual permit or for authorization under the general permit and shall reimburse that person, from the appropriation under s. 20.370 (8) (ma), for his or her reasonable costs incurred in complying with the different conditions in the permit.
55,1061g Section 1061g. 30.123 (6r) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
30.123 (6r) (a) A person may submit to the department a written statement requesting that the department determine whether a proposed activity is exempt under sub. (6) (d) or (e). The statement shall contain a description of the proposed activity and site and shall give the department consent to enter and inspect the site.
55,1061h Section 1061h. 30.123 (7) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
30.123 (7) (b) Construct and maintain a culvert that replaces a culvert that is not exempt under sub. (6) (d) or (e) and that is in a navigable water that is less than 35 feet wide.
55,1061i Section 1061i. 30.123 (9) of the statutes is created to read:
30.123 (9) Records. A city, village, town, or county that replaces a culvert and that is exempt from the permitting requirements under sub. (6) shall make and retain a record of the replacement of the culvert. The record shall include all of the following information:
(a) The date on which the replacement culvert was constructed or placed.
(b) The dimensions of the replacement culvert.
(c) The location of the replacement culvert.
55,1064 Section 1064. 30.42 (1) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
30.42 (1) (e) For each county named in s. 15.445 (3) 15.345 (8) (b), assign a department employee whose office is in the county to serve as a liaison representative on issues concerning the riverway.
55,1064m Section 1064m. 30.42 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
30.42 (4) Notwithstanding s. 15.03, the department shall process and forward all personnel and biennial budget requests by the board without change except as requested or concurred in by the board.
55,1065m Section 1065m. 30.92 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
30.92 (1) (b) "Governmental unit" means the department, a municipality, a lake sanitary district, a public inland lake protection and rehabilitation district organized under ch. 33, the Milwaukee River revitalization council, the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway board, or any other local governmental unit, as defined in s. 66.0131 (1) (a), that is established for the purpose of lake management.
55,1066g Section 1066g. 31.02 (4d) of the statutes is created to read:
31.02 (4d) The department may not issue, amend, or revise an order under this section or under s. 182.71 (7) (b) with respect to a dam that, on June 1, 2015, met all of the following conditions unless the appropriate standing committee in each house of the legislature, as determined by each presiding officer, approves the order, amendment, or revision:
(a) The dam regulated the water levels of one or more lakes located in Vilas County.
(b) The dam was located in whole or in part in a city, village, or town with an equalized value exceeding $500,000,000.
(c) The dam's impoundment area at normal pool elevation exceeded 4,000 acres.
(d) The dam was continuously subject to a lake level order for a period of at least 40 years.
55,1066j Section 1066j. 31.34 of the statutes is renumbered 31.34 (1) and amended to read:
31.34 (1) Each Except as provided in subs. (2) and (3), each person, firm, or corporation maintaining a dam on any navigable stream shall pass at all times at least 25% 25 percent of the natural low flow of water of such stream, except as otherwise provided by law. This section, however, shall.
(3) The requirements under subs. (1) and (2) do not apply to a any of the following:
(a) A plant or dam where the water is discharged directly into a lake, mill pond, storage pond, or cranberry marsh, nor shall it apply to cases where.
(b) Cases in which, in the opinion of the department such, the applicable minimum discharge described in sub. (1) or (2) is not necessary for the protection of fish life.
(4) Any person, firm, or corporation violating this section shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $1,000.
55,1066r Section 1066r. 31.34 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
31.34 (2) Except as provided in sub. (3), if all of the following apply to a dam on a navigable stream, the person, firm, or corporation maintaining the dam shall pass an amount of water not less than the lesser of the low flow of the stream over the preceding 10-year period, as determined using the 7-day, 10-year low-streamflow method, or the amount of water passed by groundwater seepage and leakage through the dam structure:
(a) The dam is in a location where a dam was originally constructed prior to 1845 and regulates water discharge to a stream from a lake with a depth of over 125 feet.
(b) The precise level of the natural low flow of water at the location of the dam prior to its construction is not known.
(c) Historically there have been extended periods during which water passed through the dam only as groundwater seepage and as the result of leakage through the dam structure.
55,1066t Section 1066t. 31.34 (2m) of the statutes is created to read:
31.34 (2m) The department may not order a person, firm, or corporation maintaining a dam described under sub. (2) (a) to (c) to pass an amount of water greater than the minimum discharge described under sub. (2).
55,1066u Section 1066u. 31.385 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
31.385 (7) Notwithstanding the limitations under sub. (2) (a), and beginning with fiscal year 2011-12 and ending with fiscal year 2019-20, the department shall set aside from the appropriation under s. 20.866 (2) (ta) not less more than a total of $6,000,000 that may be obligated only to provide financial assistance to counties for projects to maintain, repair, modify, abandon, or remove dams. For purposes of s. 23.0917, beginning with fiscal year 2015-16, the moneys provided under this subsection from s. 20.866 (2) (ta) shall be treated as moneys obligated under s. 23.0917 (5g) (c) 2. c. To be eligible for financial assistance, a county must be under an order issued by the department to maintain, repair, modify, abandon, or remove a dam that is owned by the county and the order must be in effect on July 1, 2011. The amount of the financial assistance may not be for more than 25 percent of the costs of a project or $2,500,000, whichever is less. Subsection (2) (c) does not apply to a project for which financial assistance is provided under this subsection. A project need not be included under the inventory maintained by the department under sub. (4) in order for a county to receive financial assistance under this subsection.
55,1066v Section 1066v. 32.01 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 32.01 (1r).
55,1066x Section 1066x. 32.01 (1g) of the statutes is created to read:
32.01 (1g) "Business entity" has the meaning given in s. 13.62 (5).
55,1066y Section 1066y. 32.02 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
32.02 Who may condemn; purposes. (intro.) The following departments, municipalities, boards, commissions, public officers, and corporations business entities may acquire by condemnation any real estate and personal property appurtenant thereto or interest therein which they have power to acquire and hold or transfer to the state, for the purposes specified, in case such property cannot be acquired by gift or purchase at an agreed price:
55,1067b Section 1067b. 32.02 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
32.02 (1) Any county, town, village, city, including villages and cities incorporated under general or special acts, school district, the department of health services, the department of corrections, the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System, the building commission, a commission created by contract under s. 66.0301, with the approval of the municipality in which condemnation is proposed, a commission created by contract under s. 66.0301 or 66.0303 that is acting under s. 66.0304, if the condemnation occurs within the boundaries of a member of the commission, or any public board or commission, for any lawful purpose, but in the case of city and village boards or commissions approval of that action is required to be granted by the governing body. A mosquito control commission, created under s. 59.70 (12), and a local professional football stadium district board, created under subch. IV of ch. 229, may not acquire property by condemnation.
55,1067g Section 1067g. 32.02 (13) of the statutes is amended to read:
32.02 (13) Any corporation licensed business entity authorized to do business in Wisconsin that shall transmit oil or related products including all hydrocarbons which are in a liquid form at the temperature and pressure under which they are transported in pipelines in Wisconsin, and shall maintain terminal or product delivery facilities in Wisconsin, and shall be engaged in interstate or international commerce, subject to the approval of the public service commission upon a finding by it that the proposed real estate interests sought to be acquired are in the public interest.
55,1067r Section 1067r. 32.185 of the statutes is amended to read:
32.185 Condemnor. "Condemnor", for the purposes of ss. 32.19 to 32.27, means any municipality, board, commission, public officer, or corporation business entity vested with the power of eminent domain which acquires property for public purposes either by negotiated purchase when authorized by statute to employ its powers of eminent domain or by the power of eminent domain. "Condemnor" also means a displacing agency. In this section, "displacing agency" means any state agency, political subdivision of the state or person carrying out a program or project with public financial assistance that causes a person to be a displaced person, as defined in s. 32.19 (2) (e).
55,1073 Section 1073. 32.19 (3) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
32.19 (3) (d) Federally financed projects. Notwithstanding pars. (a) to (c), in the case of a program or project receiving federal financial assistance, a condemnor shall, in addition to any payment under pars. (a) to (c), make any additional payment required to comply with the federal Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, 42 USC 4601 to 4655, and any regulations adopted thereunder.
55,1076 Section 1076. 32.19 (4) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
32.19 (4) (d) Federally financed projects. Notwithstanding pars. (a) to (c), in the case of a program or project receiving federal financial assistance, a condemnor shall, in addition to any payment under pars. (a) to (c), make any additional payment required to comply with the federal Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, 42 USC 4601 to 4655, and any regulations adopted thereunder.
55,1092m Section 1092m. 32.29 of the statutes is amended to read:
32.29 False statements prohibited. Any officer, agent, or employee of a governmental body or corporation business entity granted condemnation power under s. 32.02 (1) or (3) to (16) who intentionally makes or causes to be made a statement which he or she knows to be false to any owner of property concerning the condemnation of such property or to any displaced person concerning his or her relocation benefits under s. 32.19, 32.20, 32.25, or 32.26 or who fails to provide the information required under s. 32.26 (6) shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $1,000, or imprisoned for not more than one year in the county jail or both.
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