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  Date of enactment: March 30, 2016
2015 Assembly Bill 25   Date of publication*: March 31, 2016
* 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 create 285.27 (5) of the statutes; relating to: regulating air pollution from residential and commercial wood heaters.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
303,1 Section 1. 285.27 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
285.27 (5) Residential and commercial wood heaters. (a) In this subsection, "residential or commercial wood heater" means an enclosed wood-burning appliance intended for residential or commercial use to heat the space in which it is located or to heat water for domestic or commercial use, including an appliance that is designed to burn pellets made of wood.
(b) Notwithstanding sub. (1), the department may not promulgate a rule, or enforce a federal regulation, that specifies a new source performance standard or other emission standard for residential or commercial wood heaters that is more stringent than any new source performance standard for residential or commercial wood heaters in effect on December 31, 2014.