Date of enactment:
2023 Senate Bill 139   Date of publication*:
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act to amend 29.185 (1m) of the statutes; relating to: establishing a statewide wolf population goal.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
SB139,1 Section 1. 29.185 (1m) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.185 (1m) Department authority. If the wolf is not listed on the federal endangered list and is not listed on the state endangered list, the department shall allow the hunting and trapping of wolves and, shall regulate such hunting and trapping as provided in this section, and shall implement a wolf management plan that establishes a statewide wolf population goal. In regulating wolf hunting and trapping, the department may limit the number of wolf hunters and trappers and the number of wolves that may be taken by issuing wolf harvesting licenses.