LRB-3886/1
EHS:emw
2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
September 7, 2017 - Introduced by Representatives Duchow, E. Brooks, Genrich,
Horlacher, Kleefisch, Krug, Mursau, Ripp, Subeck, Thiesfeldt, Tusler and
Pronschinske, cosponsored by Senators Moulton, Marklein and Olsen.
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage.
AB491,1,3 1An Act to amend 29.563 (6m) (a) of the statutes; relating to: the fee for a
2first-time annual fishing license for residents who are 16 or 17 years old or who
3are 65 years old or older.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill expands the fish and game approvals to which a reduced fee for
first-time approvals applies. Under current law, a reduced fee of $4.25 applies to
certain fish and game approvals if issued to a person who has not received that type
of approval, or been conferred the privileges of that type of approval, in any of the ten
years preceding the date of application. This bill adds to these approvals an annual
fishing license issued to a person who is 16 or 17 years old who is a resident of this
state or to a resident who is 65 years old or older.
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:
AB491,1 4Section 1. 29.563 (6m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB491,2,35 29.563 (6m) (a) The fee for an approval that is listed under sub. (2) (a) 1., 2.,
64. to 5g., 8., 8m., or 9., (3) (a) 1., 2., or 4., or (6) (a) 1. is $4.25 if the approval is issued

1to a person who has not received that type of approval, or has not been conferred the
2privileges of that type of approval under a license issued under s. 29.231 or 29.235,
3in any of the 10 years preceding the date of application.
AB491,2,44 (End)
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