2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
February 9, 2018 - Introduced by Representatives Meyers, Fields, Berceau,
Tusler, Milroy and Subeck, cosponsored by Senators Bewley and Vinehout.
Referred to Committee on State Affairs.
1An Act to amend
1.10 (4); and
1.10 (3) (w) of the statutes; relating
2to: designating the ruffed grouse as the state small game bird.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Current law designates a variety of state symbols and requires the Wisconsin
Blue Book to include information about them. This bill designates the ruffed grouse
as the state small game bird and requires the Wisconsin Blue Book to include that
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
1.10 (3) (w) of the statutes is created to read:
(w) The ruffed grouse (bonasa umbellus) is the state small game bird.
The Wisconsin Blue Book shall include the information contained in 8
this section concerning the state song, ballad, waltz, dance, beverage, tree, grain,
flower, bird, fish, animal, domestic animal, wildlife animal, dog, insect, fossil, 2
mineral, rock, soil, fruit, tartan, pastry, dairy product, and
herb, and small game