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169.29(1)(a)3. 3. The person obtains a license under this chapter for any activity that was allowed under the license or permit under s. 29.863, 1999 stats., s. 29.865, 1999 stats., s. 29.867, 1999 stats., s. 29.869, 1999 stats., or s. 29.877, 1999 stats., on April 18, 2002, and for which a license under ss. 169.15 to 169.27 is available.
169.29(1)(b) (b) Subsequent validation license. A person who meets all of the following conditions is eligible for a subsequent validation license:
169.29(1)(b)1. 1. The person had a license or permit under s. 29.863, 1999 stats., s. 29.865, 1999 stats., s. 29.867, 1999 stats., s. 29.869, 1999 stats., or s. 29.877, 1999 stats., on April 18, 2002.
169.29(1)(b)2. 2. The person obtained a license under ss. 169.15 to 169.27 for an activity that was allowed under the license or permit under s. 29.863, 1999 stats., s. 29.865, 1999 stats., s. 29.867, 1999 stats., s. 29.869, 1999 stats., or s. 29.877, 1999 stats., on April 18, 2002.
169.29(1)(b)3. 3. Rules applicable to licenses available under ss. 169.15 to 169.27 are promulgated so as not to permit the continuation of an activity that was allowed under the license or permit under s. 29.863, 1999 stats., s. 29.865, 1999 stats., s. 29.867, 1999 stats., s. 29.869, 1999 stats., or s. 29.877, 1999 stats., on April 18, 2002, at the location where the activity was conducted on April 18, 2002.
169.29(2) (2) Application.
169.29(2)(a)(a) Initial validation license. An eligible person may apply for an initial validation license no later than December 31, 2003.
169.29(2)(b) (b) Subsequent validation license. An eligible person may apply for a subsequent license no later than 6 months after the promulgation of rules described under sub. (1) (b) 3.
169.29(3) (3) Issuance. The department shall issue a single validation license to any eligible person who files a proper application for the license. The validation license shall apply to all activities described under sub. (4) (a). The department shall specify on the validation license the activities that are permitted under the license. The department shall combine a subsequent validation license with an initial validation license that has been previously issued to the same person.
169.29(4) (4) Authorization; limitations.
169.29(4)(a)(a) Except as provided in pars. (c) to (e) and sub. (5), a validation license authorizes the continuation of all activities that the holder of the validation license is authorized to conduct on April 18, 2002, under a license or permit issued under s. 29.863, 1999 stats., s. 29.865, 1999 stats., s. 29.867, 1999 stats., s. 29.869, 1999 stats., or s. 29.877, 1999 stats., if the holder is actually engaged in those activities on April 18, 2002.
169.29(4)(b) (b) The authorization under par. (a) applies even though the activity is prohibited or limited under this chapter or under the rules promulgated under this chapter.
169.29(4)(c) (c) A validation license does not authorize the rehabilitation of wild animals.
169.29(4)(d) (d) A validation license does not authorize the hunting of pheasants in excess of the number of pheasants stocked.
169.29(4)(e) (e) Unless the holder of a validation license also holds a Class A bird hunting preserve license, a validation license does not authorize the hunting or taking of hen pheasants beginning on December 15 of each year and ending on the following March 31 within the boundaries of a pheasant and quail farm licensed under s. 29.865, 1999 stats., that is located totally or partially within a pheasant management zone that is established by the department for purposes of s. 29.191.
169.29(5) (5) Conditions.
169.29(5)(a)(a) The department shall impose all of the conditions, restrictions and regulations on the validation license that were applicable to the same activity under s. 29.863, 1999 stats., s. 29.865, 1999 stats., s. 29.867, 1999 stats., s. 29.869, 1999 stats., or s. 29.877, 1999 stats., and under any rules promulgated under those sections that were in effect on April 18, 2002.
169.29(5)(b) (b) A validation license is subject to ss. 169.06 (3m), 169.09, 169.11, 169.30, 169.33, 169.34, 169.35, 169.36, 169.37, 169.39, 169.40, 169.42, 169.43, 169.45, and 169.46 and to any applicable provisions under chs. 93 and 95.
169.29(6) (6) Renewal; transferability.
169.29(6)(a) (a) The department shall renew or transfer a validation license upon the same conditions as the original validation license.
169.29(6)(b) (b) The department shall transfer a validation license, or any portion of a validation license, to any person who does all of the following:
169.29(6)(b)1. 1. Acquires the land that is subject to the validation license.
169.29(6)(b)2. 2. Meets the requirements of this section.
169.29(6)(b)3. 3. Applies to the department for transfer of the validation license, or any portion of the validation license, within 3 months after acquiring the land.
169.29(6)(c) (c) If the holder of a validation license fails to renew the license within 45 days after the license's expiration date, the license expires and may never be renewed.
169.29(6)(d) (d) If the land subject to a validation license is transferred and the validation license is not transferred as provided in par. (b), the license expires and may never be renewed.
169.29 History History: 2001 a. 56.
169.30 169.30 Endangered or threatened species. No person may take from the wild, introduce, stock, release into the wild, exhibit, propagate, rehabilitate, hunt, sell, purchase, transfer, or engage in any other activity related to a live wild animal that is an endangered or threatened species unless the person is in compliance with this chapter, the rules promulgated under this chapter, and s. 29.604.
169.30 History History: 2001 a. 56.
169.31 169.31 License and tag fees.
169.31(1)(1)Fees. The following fees shall be paid to the department for the issuance or renewal of licenses:
169.31(1)(a) (a) Captive wild animal farm licenses.
169.31(1)(a)1.1. The fee for an initial Class A captive wild animal farm license is $200 and the fee for an initial Class B captive wild animal farm license is $50, except as provided in sub. (1m). The department shall waive the fee for an initial license under this subdivision for an individual who is under 14 years of age if the individual is a member of a 4-H club or a sporting club.
169.31(1)(a)2. 2. The fee for a renewal of a Class A captive wild animal farm license is $100, and the fee for a renewal of a Class B captive wild animal farm license is $25.
169.31(1)(d) (d) Wild fur farm license. The fee for a wild fur farm license is $50, except as provided in sub. (1m).
169.31(1)(e) (e) Bird hunting preserve licenses.
169.31(1)(e)1.1. The fee for an initial Class A bird hunting preserve license is $300, and the fee for an initial Class B bird hunting preserve license is $200, except as provided in sub. (1m).
169.31(1)(e)2. 2. The fee for a renewal of a Class A bird hunting preserve license is $200, and the fee for a renewal of a Class B bird hunting preserve license is $100.
169.31(1)(f) (f) Dog training licenses.
169.31(1)(f)1.1. The fee for a bird dog training license is $25.
169.31(1)(f)2. 2. The fee for a hound dog training license is $25.
169.31(1)(f)3. 3. The fee for a dog club training license is $100.
169.31(1)(g) (g) Dog trial licenses.
169.31(1)(g)1.1. The fee for a bird dog trial license is $25.
169.31(1)(g)2. 2. The fee for a hound dog trial license is $25.
169.31(1)(i) (i) Stocking license. The fee for a stocking license is $25.
169.31(1)(j) (j) Rehabilitation license. There is no fee for a rehabilitation license.
169.31(1)(k) (k) Scientific research license. The fee for a scientific research license is $25.
169.31(1)(L) (L) Nonprofit educational exhibiting license. The fee for a nonprofit educational exhibiting license is $25.
169.31(1)(m) (m) Nonresident temporary exhibiting license. The fee for a nonresident temporary exhibiting license is $50.
169.31(1)(o) (o) Validation license. There is no fee for an initial or subsequent validation license.
169.31(1m) (1m) Fee waiver for veterans. An individual who is eligible under the veterans fee waiver program for a fee waiver is not required to pay a fee for a captive wild animal farm license, a wild fur farm license, or a bird hunting preserve license.
169.31(2) (2) Late fee. The late fee for the renewal of any license issued under this chapter that is filed after the expiration date of the license is $20.
169.31(3) (3) Applicability of license; cumulative fees.
169.31(3)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b) or (bn), a license issued under this section authorizes the applicable activity on only one block of contiguous land.
169.31(3)(b) (b) The department shall continue to issue one license under this chapter to a business or other operation that was licensed for certain activities as one legal entity with one set of records under one license under s. 29.865, 1999 stats., s. 29.867, 1999 stats., or s. 29.869, 1999 stats., if the activities for which the license was issued were conducted on noncontiguous land and there is one license that authorizes all of those activities. The department shall continue to issue the one license until the person holding that one license ceases to be issued a license for the activities or until the person holding the one license issued ceases to have a controlling interest in that business or operation.
169.31(3)(bn) (bn) Upon request of an applicant for a Class A bird hunting preserve license, the department shall issue a single license for a Class A bird hunting preserve that is not in one block of contiguous land if each parcel of the land is at least 80 acres in size and if all of the parcels are located in the same county or if each of the outlying parcels is either in the same county as the parcel on which the hunting preserve bases its operations or in a county that is adjacent to that county.
169.31(3)(c) (c) A person applying for 2 or more licenses under this section that are necessary to engage in a single business or other operation shall pay a total fee that equals the fee for the required license with the highest fee that is required, plus 50 percent of the fee for each additional required license.
169.31(4) (4) Tags. Any tags required by this chapter or rules promulgated under this chapter shall be provided by the department for a fee that is equal to the cost to the department.
169.31 History History: 2001 a. 56; 2011 a. 209.
169.32 169.32 Licenses; effective periods.
169.32(1)(1)Captive wild animal farm license. A captive wild animal farm license is valid from the date of issuance until the following December 31.
169.32(4) (4) Wild fur farm license. A wild fur farm license is valid from the date of issuance until the 3rd December 31 following the date of issuance.
169.32(5) (5) Bird hunting preserve license. A bird hunting preserve license is valid from the date of issuance until the following May 30.
169.32(6) (6) Dog training licenses.
169.32(6)(a)(a) A bird dog training license is valid from the date of issuance until the 3rd December 31 following the date of issuance.
169.32(6)(b) (b) A hound dog training license is valid from the date of issuance until the 3rd December 31 following the date of issuance.
169.32(6)(c) (c) A dog club training license is valid from the date of issuance until the 3rd December 31 following the date of issuance.
169.32(7) (7) Dog trial licenses.
169.32(7)(a)(a) A bird dog trial license is valid from the date of issuance until the following December 31.
169.32(7)(b) (b) A hound dog trial license is valid from the date of issuance until the following December 31.
169.32(9) (9) Stocking license. A stocking license is valid for the period specified on the license, which may not exceed 30 days.
169.32(10) (10) Rehabilitation license. A rehabilitation license is valid for 3 consecutive years from the date of issuance.
169.32(11) (11) Scientific research license. A scientific research license is valid from the date of issuance until the following December 31.
169.32(12) (12) Nonprofit educational exhibiting license. A nonprofit educational exhibiting license is valid from the date of issuance until the following December 31.
169.32(13) (13) Nonresident temporary exhibiting license.
169.32(13)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), a nonresident temporary exhibiting license is valid for the period specified on the license, which may not exceed 30 days.
169.32(13)(b) (b) Upon application, the department may grant extensions of the nonresident temporary exhibiting license beyond 30 days.
169.32(15) (15) Validation licenses. An initial or subsequent validation license is valid from the date of issuance until the 5th December 31 after the date of issuance and may be renewed for 5-year periods thereafter.
169.32 History History: 2001 a. 56.
169.33 169.33 Licenses; applications; renewals; terminations.
169.33(1)(1)Application. The application for a license under this chapter shall be on a form provided by the department or in a format approved by the department, and shall request the information required by the department. The department may not issue a license unless the applicant provides the information required.
169.33(2) (2) Eligibility requirements for minors.
169.33(2)(a) (a) Each applicant for a license under this chapter who is less than 18 years of age shall have the application signed by a parent or guardian.
169.33(2)(b) (b) Except as provided in pars. (c) and (d), an individual who applies for a license under this chapter shall be at least 14 years of age.
169.33(2)(c) (c) An individual who applies for a captive wild animal farm license may be less than 14 years of age if the individual is a member of a 4-H club or a sporting club.
169.33(2)(d) (d) An individual who applies for a bird dog training license or a hound dog training license shall be at least 10 years of age. If the applicant is under 12 years of age, the applicant is subject to the restrictions specified under s. 29.592.
169.33(3) (3) Renewals.
169.33(3)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), a person applying to renew a license issued under this chapter shall file an application with the department on or before the expiration date of the license.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 18 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on August 19, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after August 19, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 8-19-19)