Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Environment

Assembly Bill 254

Relating to: a wetland assured delineation program, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

By Representatives Mursau, Behnke, S. Johnson, Kitchens, O'Connor and Steffen; cosponsored by Senators Cowles and Ballweg.

May 08, 2023              Referred to Committee on Environment

January 11, 2024         Public Hearing Held

Present:       (8)        Representative Oldenburg; Representatives Novak, Behnke, Bodden, Schmidt, Shankland, J. Anderson and Palmeri.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (1)        Representative Kitchens.

Appearances For

·      Rep. Jeff Mursau - 36th Assembly District

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      Jeff Kraemer - Heartland Ecological Group, Inc

·      Tom Nedland - WI DNR

·      Craig Summerfield - Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce

Registrations For

·      Sen.  Rob Cowles - 2nd Senate District

·      Jennifer Western Hauser - Wisconsin Wetlands Association

·      Tom Larson - WI Realtors Association

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

April 11, 2024             Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Mathew Jansen

Committee Clerk