2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
January 15, 2016 - Introduced by Senators Vinehout,
Harris Dodd, Miller and
Ringhand, cosponsored by Representatives Danou,
Brostoff, Considine, Goyke, Mason, Milroy, Ohnstad, Sinicki, Spreitzer,
Subeck, C. Taylor, Wachs and Zepnick. Referred to Committee on Sporting
Heritage, Mining, and Forestry.
1An Act relating to: monitoring industrial sand mining and processing
2operations and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill authorizes eight full time equivalent positions to the Department of
Natural Resources for monitoring industrial sand mining and processing operations
and provides funding for those positions from the environmental fund.
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:
(1) Industrial sand operation monitoring.
In the schedule under section 5
20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the department of natural 6
resources under section 20.370 (3) (mq) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 2015, 7
the dollar amount for fiscal year 2015-16 is increased by $446,800 to increase the 8
authorized FTE positions for the department by 8.0 SEG positions for monitoring
industrial sand mining and processing operations. In the schedule under section 2
20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the department of natural 3
resources under section 20.370 (3) (mq) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 2015, 4
the dollar amount for fiscal year 2016-17 is increased by $893,600 to provide funding 5
for the positions authorized in this subsection.
(1) This act takes effect on the day after publication, or on the 2nd day after 8
publication of the 2015-17 biennial budget act, whichever is later.