2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
January 7, 2016 - Introduced by Senators Darling,
Wanggaard, Vinehout and
Olsen, cosponsored by Representatives
Ballweg, Kitchens, E. Brooks,
Macco, Petryk and Rohrkaste. Referred to Committee on Economic
Development and Commerce.
1An Act relating to: tourism marketing expenses and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill increases funding to the Department of Tourism by $3,000,000 per
fiscal year for the 2015-17 fiscal biennium for certain marketing expenditures,
including expenditures for advertising and promotion designed to attract interested
persons to Wisconsin and to stimulate the enjoyment of the state's recreational
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
(1) Tourism marketing expenses.
In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of 4
the statutes for the appropriation to the department of tourism under section 20.380 5
(1) (b) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 2015, the dollar amount for fiscal year 6
2015-16 is increased by $3,000,000 for the purposes for which the appropriation is 7
made. In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation
to the department of tourism under section 20.380 (1) (b) of the statutes, as affected 2
by the acts of 2015, the dollar amount for fiscal year 2016-17 is increased by 3
$3,000,000 for the purposes for which the appropriation is made.