2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
October 4, 2019 - Introduced by Senators Schachtner, Smith,
Larson, Shilling and Wirch, cosponsored by Representatives Shankland,
Milroy, Considine, Doyle, Gruszynski, B. Meyers, Vruwink, Anderson,
Billings, Bowen, Brostoff, Hintz, Kolste, Neubauer, Ohnstad, Spreitzer,
C. Taylor and Zamarripa. Referred to Committee on Sporting Heritage,
Mining and Forestry.
1An Act to amend
20.370 (1) (mu); and to create
29.063 (8) of the statutes; 2relating to: chronic wasting disease testing and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Department of Natural Resources to provide self-service
chronic wasting disease testing kiosks where hunters may drop off deer carcass
samples for testing. The bill allows DNR to contract with private entities to conduct
the testing of samples and to pay the private entity per sample tested. The bill
provides in the 2019-21 fiscal biennium $200,000 for the testing kiosks.
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:
20.370 (1) (mu) of the statutes is amended to read:
(mu) General program operations — state funds.
The amounts in 5
the schedule for general program operations that are conducted under ss. 23.09 to 6
23.11, 27.01, 30.203, 30.277, and 90.21, and chs. 29 and 169, for activities conducted 7
under the ecological inventory and monitoring program of the endangered resources
program, for the aquatic and terrestrial resources inventory under s. 23.09 (2) (km), 2for chronic wasting disease testing kiosks under s. 29.063,
and for payments of 3
$53,700 in each fiscal year, to be credited to the appropriation account under s. 4
20.285 (1) (k), to the University of Wisconsin System for outdoor skills training under 5
29.063 (8) of the statutes is created to read:
The department shall provide self-service chronic wasting disease 8
testing kiosks at locations determined by the department, where hunters may drop 9
off deer carcass samples for testing. The department may contract with private 10
entities to conduct the testing of samples and may pay the private entity per sample 11
(1) Chronic wasting disease self-service testing kiosks.
In the schedule 14
under s. 20.005 (3) for the appropriation to the department of natural resources 15
under s. 20.370 (1) (mu), the dollar amount for fiscal year 2019-20 is increased by 16
$100,000 to provide self-service chronic wasting disease testing kiosks under s. 17
29.063 (8). In the schedule under s. 20.005 (3) for the appropriation to the 18
department of natural resources under s. 20.370 (1) (mu), the dollar amount for fiscal 19
year 2020-21 is increased by $100,000 to provide self-service chronic wasting 20
disease testing kiosks under s. 29.063 (8).