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SB21,1050,1817 93.22 (1) In cases arising under chs. 88, 89, and 93 to 100, the department may
18be represented by its attorney.
SB21,2620 19Section 2620. 93.22 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1050,2320 93.22 (2) The department may, with the approval of the governor, appoint
21special counsel to prosecute or assist in the prosecution of any case arising under chs.
2288, 89, and 93 to 100. The cost of such special counsel shall be charged to the
23appropriation for the department.
SB21,2621 24Section 2621. 93.22 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
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193.22 (3) In any criminal or civil action under chs. 88, 89, and 93 to 100, any
2exception, exemption, proviso, excuse, or qualification contained in any of said
3chapters, or in any order, standard, or regulation thereunder, may be proved by the
4defendant, but need not be specified or negatived in the information or complaint,
5and, if so specified or negatived, no proof in relation to the matters so specified or
6negatived, shall be required of the plaintiff.
SB21,2622 7Section 2622. 93.33 (4s) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1051,128 93.33 (4s) (c) Each of the individuals specified in s. 15.137 (2) (a) 8. and the
9chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, jointly or individually, shall
10annually prepare a review of agricultural education programs in the University of
11Wisconsin System, with input from or review by the University of Wisconsin System
12administration Authority.
SB21,2623 13Section 2623 . 93.33 (5) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1052,214 93.33 (5) Annual report. (intro.) In September of each year, the council shall
15submit a report to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature as
16determined by the speaker of the assembly and the president of the senate, under s.
1713.172 (3), the governor, the secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection,
18the state superintendent of public instruction, the secretary of workforce
19development, the secretary of natural resources, the chief executive officer of the
20Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Forward Wisconsin Development
21Authority
, the president of the University of Wisconsin System, the director of the
22technical college system, the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension,
23the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the chancellor of the
24University of Wisconsin-Platteville, the chancellor of the University of

1Wisconsin-River Falls, and the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens
2Point. The council shall include all of the following in the report:
SB21,2624 3Section 2624 . 93.33 (5) (intro.) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin
4Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
SB21,1052,175 93.33 (5) Annual report. (intro.) In September of each year, the council shall
6submit a report to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature as
7determined by the speaker of the assembly and the president of the senate, under s.
813.172 (3), the governor, the secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection,
9the state superintendent of public instruction, the secretary of workforce
10development, the secretary of natural resources, the chief executive officer of the
11Forward Wisconsin Development Authority, the president of the University of
12Wisconsin System Authority, the director of the technical college system, the
13chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, the chancellor of the
14University of Wisconsin-Madison, the chancellor of the University of
15Wisconsin-Platteville, the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls,
16and the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The council shall
17include all of the following in the report:
SB21,2625 18Section 2625. 93.42 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1052,2119 93.42 (5) Cooperating with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
20Forward Wisconsin Development Authority in promoting the state's products
21through the state's foreign trade offices.
SB21,2626 22Section 2626. 93.46 (1m) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1052,2523 93.46 (1m) (a) 2. Coordinating the aquaculture activities of the department
24with the aquaculture activities of the department of natural resources and the
25University of Wisconsin System Authority.
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1Section 2627. 93.46 (1m) (a) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1053,52 93.46 (1m) (a) 3. Conducting meetings on a quarterly basis between
3representatives of the department, the department of natural resources and the
4University of Wisconsin System Authority to exchange information regarding the
5progress of their efforts to promote commercial aquaculture in this state.
SB21,2628 6Section 2628. 93.46 (1m) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1053,107 93.46 (1m) (c) The University of Wisconsin System shall Authority may, in
8cooperation with the commercial aquaculture industry, conduct applied and on-site
9research, outreach activities and on-site demonstrations relating to commercial
10aquaculture in this state.
SB21,2629 11Section 2629. 93.59 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1053,17 1293.59 Producer led watershed protection grants. (1) The department
13shall make grants for nonpoint source pollution abatement activities conducted with
14the assistance of producer led groups that comply with sub. (2). The department
15shall make a grant directly to the producer led group, except that, if the group is not
16a legal entity, the department may only make the grant to a legal entity on behalf of
17the group.
SB21,1053,19 18(2) The department may provide a grant under sub. (1) if all of the following
19apply:
SB21,1053,2320 (a) The producer led group includes at least 5 agricultural producers each of
21whom operates an eligible farm, as defined in s. 91.86 (1), in one watershed. The
22group may include additional agricultural producers who are not required to be
23operators of eligible farms.
SB21,1053,2524 (b) The group is formed through a memorandum of understanding with the
25collaborating entity under par. (c).
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1(c) The group collaborates with at least one of the following:
SB21,1054,22 1. The department.
SB21,1054,33 2. The department of natural resources.
SB21,1054,44 3. A county land conservation committee.
SB21,1054,65 4. The University of Wisconsin-Extension or the Discovery Farms program of
6the University of Wisconsin-Extension.
SB21,1054,77 5. A nonprofit conservation organization.
SB21,1054,98 (d) The group assists agricultural producers in the watershed under par. (a) to
9voluntarily conduct nonpoint source water pollution abatement activities.
SB21,1054,13 10(3) A producer led group that receives, or on whose behalf a legal entity
11receives, a grant under this section shall annually file a report with the department
12describing the activities conducted with the grant and the impact of those activities
13on water quality in the watershed under sub. (2) (a).
SB21,1054,14 14(4) The department may promulgate rules that do all of the following:
SB21,1054,1515 (a) Define "legal entity" for the purposes of this section.
SB21,1054,1616 (b) Specify the application process for a grant under this section.
SB21,1054,1717 (c) Specify activities that may be conducted using a grant under this section.
SB21,2630 18Section 2630. 94.64 (4) (a) 2. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2631 19Section 2631. 94.64 (4) (a) 3. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2632 20Section 2632. 94.64 (4) (c) 2. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2633 21Section 2633. 94.64 (4) (c) 3. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2634 22Section 2634. 94.64 (8m) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2635 23Section 2635. 94.65 (6) (a) 3. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2636 24Section 2636. 94.67 (33m) of the statutes is amended to read:
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194.67 (33m) "Veterinarian" means an individual who is licensed as a
2veterinarian under ch. 453 89.
SB21,2637 3Section 2637. 94.67 (33t) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1055,54 94.67 (33t) "Veterinary technician" means an individual who is certified as a
5veterinary technician under ch. 453 89.
SB21,2638 6Section 2638. 95.21 (1) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1055,87 95.21 (1) (e) "Veterinarian" has the meaning designated under s. 453.02 89.02
8(7).
SB21,2639 9Section 2639. 95.21 (1) (em) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1055,1110 95.21 (1) (em) "Veterinary technician" has the meaning designated under s.
11453.02 89.02 (12).
SB21,2640 12Section 2640. 95.21 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1056,213 95.21 (2) (a) Requirement for vaccination. Except as provided in s. 174.054 or
14sub. (9) (d), the owner of a dog shall have the dog vaccinated against rabies by a
15veterinarian or, if a veterinarian is physically present at the location the vaccine is
16administered, by a veterinary technician, pursuant to s. 453.05 89.05 (2) (d), at no
17later than 5 months of age and revaccinated within one year after the initial
18vaccination. If the owner obtains the dog or brings the dog into this state after the
19dog has reached 5 months of age, the owner shall have the dog vaccinated against
20rabies within 30 days after the dog is obtained or brought into the state unless the
21dog has been vaccinated as evidenced by a current certificate of rabies vaccination
22from this state or another state. The owner of a dog shall have the dog revaccinated
23against rabies by a veterinarian or, if a veterinarian is physically present at the
24location the vaccine is administered, by a veterinary technician, pursuant to s.
25453.05 89.05 (2) (d), before the date that the immunization expires as stated on the

1certificate of vaccination or, if no date is specified, within 3 years after the previous
2vaccination.
SB21,2641 3Section 2641. Chapter 97 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1056,44 CHAPTER 97
SB21,1056,65 FOOD REGULATION, lodging, AND
6 recreation
SB21,2642 7Section 2642. Subchapter I (title) of chapter 97 [precedes 97.01] of the statutes
8is created to read:
SB21,1056,99 Chapter 97
SB21,1056,1010 Subchapter I
SB21,1056,1111 definitionS
SB21,2643 12Section 2643. 97.01 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 97.01 (1r).
SB21,2644 13Section 2644. Subchapter II (title) of chapter 97 [precedes 97.02] of the
14statutes is created to read:
SB21,1056,1515 Chapter 97
SB21,1056,1616 Subchapter II
SB21,1056,1717 Food SAFETY AND regulation
SB21,2645 18Section 2645. 97.12 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1057,619 97.12 (1) For the purpose of enforcing this chapter, the department and its
20agents may, at reasonable hours, enter and inspect any premises for which a license
21is required under this chapter or
any farm, factory, warehouse, building, room,
22establishment or place at or in which foods are manufactured, processed, packed,
23packaged, stored or held for sale, and may enter any vehicle, including a vehicle used
24to transport or hold foods in commerce. The department and its agents may also
25secure samples or specimens, including samples or specimens of food and any

1product or substance that may affect food, examine and copy relevant documents and
2records, and obtain photographic and other evidence needed to enforce this chapter
3or a rule promulgated under this chapter. The department shall examine any
4samples secured and shall conduct other inspections and examinations needed to
5determine whether there is a violation of this chapter. The department shall pay or
6offer to pay the market value of samples taken.
SB21,2646 7Section 2646. 97.12 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1057,98 97.12 (5) Any person who fails to comply with an order issued under this
9chapter may be required to forfeit $50 for each day of noncompliance.
SB21,2647 10Section 2647. 97.18 (5m) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2648 11Section 2648. 97.20 (2) (e) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1057,1512 97.20 (2) (e) 2. The retail preparation and processing of meals for sale directly
13to consumers or through vending machines, if the preparation and processing is
14covered under a restaurant permit or other permit license issued under s. 254.64
1597.605.
SB21,2649 16Section 2649. 97.21 (2) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2650 17Section 2650. 97.21 (2) (b) (title) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2651 18Section 2651. 97.21 (2) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 97.21 (2) and
19amended to read:
SB21,1058,820 97.21 (2) Bulk milk tanker; license; grade A permit. No person may operate
21a bulk milk tanker to transport milk or fluid milk products in bulk for sale or
22distribution as grade A milk or grade A milk products without a valid grade A bulk
23milk tanker permit issued annually by the department or an equivalent regulatory
24agency in another state
for that bulk milk tanker. A grade A bulk milk tanker permit
25is not transferable between persons or bulk milk tankers. A permit may be issued

1in the form of an endorsement on a bulk milk tanker license under par. (a).
An
2application for a permit shall be made on a form provided by the department, and
3may be included with a license application under par. (a). The
. An applicant shall
4include with an application for a permit proof that the bulk milk tanker has passed
5an inspection conducted within the preceding year by the department or an
6individual certified by the department to conduct bulk milk tanker inspections.
7Except as provided in sub. (4), the
department may not charge a fee for a grade A bulk
8milk tanker permit issued under this paragraph.
SB21,2652 9Section 2652. 97.21 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1058,1110 97.21 (4) (a) License fee. An applicant for a bulk milk tanker or milk distributor
11license shall pay the license fee specified under sub. (4m).
SB21,2653 12Section 2653. 97.21 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1058,2113 97.21 (4) (b) Reinspection fee. If the department reinspects a bulk milk tanker
14or the vehicle or facilities of a milk distributor because the department finds a
15violation of this chapter or rules promulgated under this chapter, the department
16shall charge the bulk milk tanker operator or milk distributor the reinspection fee
17specified under sub. (4m). The reinspection fee is payable when the reinspection is
18completed, and is due upon written demand from the department. The department
19may issue a demand for payment when it issues a license permit renewal application
20to the bulk milk tanker operator or a license renewal application to the milk
21distributor.
SB21,2654 22Section 2654. 97.21 (4) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1059,523 97.21 (4) (c) Surcharge for operating without a license. An applicant for a bulk
24milk tanker operator or
milk distributor license shall pay a license fee surcharge of
25$100 or twice the amount of the annual license fee specified under sub. (4m),

1whichever is less, if the department determines that, within one year prior to
2submitting the license application, the applicant operated without a license or grade
3A permit
in violation of this section. Payment of this license fee surcharge does not
4relieve the applicant of any other civil or criminal liability which that results from
5a violation of sub. (2) or (3), but does not constitute evidence of any violation of law.
SB21,2655 6Section 2655. 97.21 (4m) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 97.21 (4m) and
7amended to read:
SB21,1059,98 97.21 (4m) Fee amounts. Unless otherwise established by The department
9rule, shall establish the fees required under sub. (4) (a) and (b) are: by rule.
SB21,2656 10Section 2656. 97.21 (4m) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2657 11Section 2657. 97.21 (4m) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,2658 12Section 2658. 97.21 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1059,1913 97.21 (5) Licensing and permitting contingent on payment of fees. The
14department may not issue or renew a grade A bulk milk tanker permit or milk
15distributor license unless the permit or license applicant pays all fees which that are
16due and payable by the applicant under sub. (4), as set forth in a statement from the
17department. The department shall refund a fee paid under protest if the department
18determines that the fee was not due and payable as a condition of permitting or
19licensing under this section.
SB21,2659 20Section 2659. 97.25 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
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