Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Senate Bill 660

Relating to: an exemption from permit requirements for certain riparian owners who remove material from the bed of a navigable water.

By Senator Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Craig and Horlacher.

February 01, 2016       Referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

February 11, 2016       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Cowles; Senators Lasee, Olsen, Miller and Wirch.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Sen.  Mary  Lazich

·      Rep. David  Craig

Appearances Against

·      Michael  Engelson - Wisconsin Lakes

·      Amber Meyer-Smith Meyer-Smith - Clean Wisconsin

·      Jen  Giegerich Giegerich Giegerich Giegerich - WLCV

·      Bill  Davis - Sierra Club

Appearances for Information Only

·      Pam  Biersach - DNR

·      Tim Gary - DNR

·      Bob Grefe - DNR

Registrations For

·      Paul Kling - Waterford Waterway Management District

Registrations Against

·      George  Meyer - WI Wildlife Foundation

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

April 07, 2016             Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Jason Mugnaini

Committee Clerk