2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
November 14, 2017 - Introduced by Representatives Tittl, Fields, Horlacher,
Skowronski and Tusler, cosponsored by Senator LeMahieu. Referred to
Committee on State Affairs.
1An Act to amend
1.10 (4); and to create
1.10 (3) (v) and 1.10 (3) (w) of the 2
statutes; relating to: designating the bee balm (Monarda fistulosa) as the state
3wildflower and the monarch butterfly as the state butterfly.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill adds state wildflower and state butterfly to the list of state symbols
and designates the bee balm as the state wildflower and the monarch butterfly as the
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
1.10 (3) (v) of the statutes is created to read:
(v) The bee balm (Monarda fistulosa) is the state wildflower.
1.10 (3) (w) of the statutes is created to read:
(w) The monarch butterfly is the state butterfly.
The Wisconsin Blue Book shall include the information contained in 2
this section concerning the state song, ballad, waltz, dance, beverage, tree, grain, 3
flower, bird, fish, animal, domestic animal, wildlife animal, dog, insect, fossil, 4
mineral, rock, soil, fruit, tartan, pastry, and
dairy product, wildflower, and butterfly