The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
2. The department shall treat an individual as a resident for purposes of determining the person's eligibility for a hunting or fishing approval under this chapter, except for a conservation patron license issued under s. 29.235 (3m), if the individual presents proof that he or she is terminally ill and is participating in a hunting-related or fishing-related event sponsored by a charitable organization that is described in section 501
(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code and that is exempt from taxation under section 501
(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
3. An individual under subd. 2. or a resident who presents the same proof as required under subd. 2. is not required to pay any fee imposed for a hunting or fishing approval, including any issuing, handling, or processing fee or any wildlife damage surcharge.