2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
December 19, 2019 - Introduced by Senators Olsen,
Bernier, Bewley, Cowles,
Erpenbach, Hansen, Marklein, Petrowski, Ringhand and Wirch,
cosponsored by Representatives
Nygren, Ballweg, Born, Brandtjen,
Brooks, Dittrich, Edming, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Kerkman, Loudenbeck,
Magnafici, B. Meyers, Milroy, Mursau, Oldenburg, Petryk, Plumer,
Skowronski, Spiros, Stuck, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, VanderMeer, Wichgers and
Zimmerman. Referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
1An Act relating to: funding for county snowmobile trails and areas and making
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, $2,475,400 is appropriated each fiscal year in the 2019-21
fiscal biennium from the conservation fund as aid to counties for snowmobile trails
and areas, to cover costs such as purchasing land for trails, enforcing laws on trails,
developing and maintaining trails, and improving bridges on trails. This bill
increases the amount appropriated for this purpose each fiscal year to $5,475,400.
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:
(1) Recreation aids - county snowmobile trail and area aids.
In the schedule 5
under s. 20.005 (3) for the appropriation to the department of natural resources 6
under s. 20.370 (5) (cr), the dollar amount for fiscal year 2019-20 is increased by 7
$3,000,000 for the purpose for which the appropriation is made. In the schedule
under s. 20.005 (3) for the appropriation to the department of natural resources 2
under s. 20.370 (5) (cr), the dollar amount for fiscal year 2020-21 is increased by 3
$3,000,000 for the purpose for which the appropriation is made.