Notice of Submittal of Proposed Rule to
Legislative Council Rules Clearinghouse
On October 5, 2017, the Department of Natural Resources submitted a proposed rule to the Wisconsin Legislative Council Clearinghouse pursuant to s. 227.15 (1), Wis. Stats.
The proposed rules affect Chapters NR 20 and 25 relating to lake trout harvest limits in Lake Superior and affecting small business.
Statement of Scope
The statement of scope for this rule, SS 065-16 was approved by the Governor on July 18, 2016, published in Register No. 727B on July 25, 2016, and approved by the Natural Resources Board on September 28, 2016.
Agency Procedure for Promulgation
A public hearing is required and will be held on November 8, 2017. Adoption by the Natural Resources Board will follow and then the governor will be asked to sign the rule followed by legislative review.
Agency Organizational Unit Primarily Responsible for Promulgating Rule
Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Management Bureau
Agency Contact Person
Scott Loomans, Fisheries Management, (608) 266-5206
Linda Haddix, Legal Services, (608) 266-1959