2017 Special Session
2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
DATCP development and promotion of programs to support urban
Preliminary Draft - Not Ready For Introduction
November 20, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Johnson, Wirch, Risser, Carpenter,
Vinehout and Larson, cosponsored by Representatives Goyke, Jarchow,
Bowen, Genrich, Pope, C. Taylor, Berceau, Anderson, Subeck, Zepnick,
Vruwink, Sargent, Brostoff, Crowley, Fields, Riemer, Young, Ohnstad,
Sinicki, Spreitzer, Considine and Zamarripa. Referred to Committee on
Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism.
1An Act to create
93.43 of the statutes; relating to: programs to promote and
2support urban farming.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer
Protection, in consultation with the federal Department of Agriculture and the
Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition and its member organizations, to
develop and promote programs to support urban farming.
For further information see the state and local 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:
93.43 of the statutes is created to read:
493.43 Urban farming.
The department shall, in consultation with the federal 5
department of agriculture and the Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition, or
any successor organization, and its member organizations, develop and promote 2
programs to support urban farming.