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2019 Citizen Resolution Status

COUNTY RESOLUTION NUMBER DESCRIPTION YES NO COUNTY RESULTS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT
Ashland (02) 020119 Boating safety improvement on 50 to 70-acre lakes 45 8 Passed Legislative
Ashland (02) 020219 Returning to the use of a backtag license for deer hunting 33 16 Passed Legislative
Ashland (02) 020319 Oppose the Back Forty proposed metallic sulfide mine 45 6 Passed Environmental
Barron (03) 030119 CWD research recommendations 13 2 Passed Deer & Elk
Barron (03) 030219 Proper disposal of potentially infected CWD carcasses 17 1 Passed Deer & Elk
Barron (03) 030319 CWD surveillance testing of Wisconsin's elk herd 10 4 Passed Deer & Elk
Bayfield (04) 040119 Develop committee to train shooting range members/owners/operators on lead management best practices 28 16 Passed Shooting Range
Bayfield (04) 040219 Creating firearms safety and training class 22 24 Failed No further action
Bayfield (04) 040319 Boating safety improvement on 50 to 70-acre lakes 27 16 Passed Legislative
Bayfield (04) 040419 Establish a non-resident wild rice harvester license 28 15 Passed Legislative
Bayfield (04) 040519 End all wildlife killing contests 19 24 Failed No further action
Bayfield (04) 040619 Change in bear baiting regulations 24 20 Passed Bear
Brown (05) 050119 Crossbow/4-wheeler transportation regulations 14 16 Failed No further action
Brown (05) 050219 Responsible mining for clean water 24 8 Passed Environmental
Brown (05) 050319 Support for and passage of Federal Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act 17 13 Passed Floor of the Congress Environmental
Brown (05) 050419 Reinstate class B bear license requirements 28 3 Passed Bear
Buffalo (06) 060119 Refine antlerless-only tool for farmland units 17 6 Passed Deer & Elk
Burnett (07) 070119 Namekagon River and St. Croix River smallmouth bass and muskellunge minimum size and bag limit 11 2 Passed Warm Water
Calumet (08) 080119 Bowfishing through ice-hole regulations 38 10 Passed Warm Water
Calumet (08) 080219 Winnebago spawning walleye and sauger protected slot size March 1 to May 1 43 5 Passed Warm Water
Calumet (08) 080319 Winnebago walleye and sauger size limit of 15 inches 41 9 Passed Warm Water
Columbia (11) 110119 Alternative funding source in addition to hunting and fishing licenses 19 1 Passed Legislative
Crawford (12) 120119 Extend-a-buck 14 4 Passed Deer & Elk
Dane (13) 130119 Lowering the panfish daily bag limit on the Yahara Chain of Lakes (Mendota, Monona, Waubesa and Kegonsa) 140 34 Passed Warm Water
Dane (13) 130219 Preserve silence on state lands 122 53 Passed Motorized Rec. Vehicles
Dane (13) 130319 Natural Resources Board composition regarding silent sports 95 75 Passed Legislative
Dane (13) 130419 Ban chocolates and cocoa derivatives in bear baits 124 40 Passed Floor of the Congress
Dane (13) 130519 Do not reimburse hounders for losses incurred in designated wolf caution areas 125 37 Passed Legislative
Dane (13) 130619 Oppose the Back Forty Proposed Metallic Sulfide Mine 141 20 Passed Environmental
Dane (13) 130719 Establishing a seasonal hunt of the coyote in Wisconsin 85 73 Passed Fur Harvest
Dane (13) 130819 Ban statewide killing contests that reward hunters for killing the most coyotes and other species 87 75 Passed Legislative
Dane (13) 130919 Reform Natural Resources funding to democratic funding by all citizens 83 77 Passed Legislative
Dane (13) 131019 Ban trapping of beavers to help amphibians 57 71 Failed No further action
Dane (13) 131119 Support the Green New Deal 65 50 Passed Environmental
Dodge (14) 140119 Working together to find solutions to CWD 38 2 Passed Deer & Elk
Door (15) 150119 Designating a large furbearing mammal weight and measurement record to Wisconsin 23 13 Passed Fur Harvest
Door (15) 150219 Designating a small furbearing mammal weight and measurement record to Wisconsin 26 11 Passed Fur Harvest
Door (15) 150319 Increase the publication of the Natural Resources Magazine from 4 to 6 times per year 32 4 Passed Outdoor Heritage & Education
Door (15) 150419 Requirement for a Whitetail Deer Stamp 18 16 Passed Deer & Elk
Douglas (16) 160119 Creation of a fish passage ladder at the lamprey barrier on the Iron River 37 0 Passed Great Lakes
Douglas (16) 160219 Educating hunters on the risk posed by CWD infected carcasses 29 6 Passed Outdoor Heritage & Education
Douglas (16) 160319 Promoting a healthier deer herd and hunter satisfaction 6 27 Failed No further action
Dunn (17) 170119 Educating hunters on the risk posed by CWD infected carcasses 26 1 Passed Outdoor Heritage & Education
Dunn (17) 170219 CWD research recommendations 27 0 Passed Deer & Elk
Eau Claire (18) 180119 Research is needed to find solutions for CWD 22 6 Passed Deer & Elk
Eau Claire (18) 180219 Narrowing or eliminating metro sub-unit hunting zones 12 15 Failed No further action
Fond du Lac (20) 200119 All fishing and hunting rules and regulations apply to all license holders equally 45 8 Passed Warm Water
Fond du Lac (20) 200219 Increase and enhance shore fishing access on Wisconsin waters 48 3 Passed Land Use
Fond du Lac (20) 200319 Prohibit the use of privately owned fishing rafts on the Wolf River 45 6 Passed Warm Water
Fond du Lac (20) 200419 Establishing an earlier opening date for spring turkey season 32 15 Passed Turkey & Upland Game
Forest (21) 210119 Limiting motor trolling 21 6 Passed Warm Water
Forest (21) 210219 Add Forest County to motor trolling restriction list 19 7 Passed Warm Water
Forest (21) 210319 Allow underwater spearfishing in Forest County 24 5 Passed Warm Water
Grant (22) 220119 Split the state for the start of the spring turkey season 23 1 Passed Turkey & Upland Game
Grant (22) 220219 Change the opening day time for muskrat season statewide to 6:00 am 23 0 Passed Fur Harvest
Green (23) 230119 CWD Surveillance testing of Wisconsin's elk herd 31 2 Passed Deer & Elk
Green (23) 230219 Cooperative CWD research: Farm raised deer keepers, DNR wildlife groups 27 4 Passed Deer & Elk
Green (23) 230319 Change the opening time for muskrat season to 6:00 am on public lands 26 7 Passed Fur Harvest
Green (23) 230419 Create a CWD scientific research working group 28 2 Passed Deer & Elk
Green Lake (24) 240119 Earn-a-buck 18 13 Passed Deer & Elk
Green Lake (24) 240219 Change the daily bag limit and season of squirrel and rabbit 5 26 Failed No further action
Iowa (25) 250119 Proposed changes to trespassing laws and their enforcement 21 1 Passed Legislature
Iowa (25) 250219 Change the opening time for muskrat season to 6:00 am 21 1 Passed Fur Harvest
Iowa (25) 250319 Educating hunters on the risk posed by CWD infected carcasses 18 2 Passed Outdoor Heritage & Education
Iowa (25) 250419 CWD research recommendations 19 2 Passed Deer & Elk
Iron (26) 260119 Return to the use of a backtag license for deer hunting 12 1 Passed Legislative
Jackson (27) 270119 Wisconsin allows toxic chocolate in bear bait 15 7 Passed Floor of the Congress
Jackson (27) 270219 High fence rules in Wisconsin 13 9 Passed Legislative
Jackson (27) 270319 Support for and passage of Federal Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act 11 8 Passed Floor of the Congress Environmental
Jefferson (28) 280119 Support for and passage of Federal Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act 13 11 Passed Floor of the Congress Environmental
Kenosha (30) 300119 Renewable energy in Wisconsin 21 15 Passed Environmental
Kewaunee (31) 310119 Make it illegal to shoot back at/to a road when hunting 8 16 Failed No further action
Kewaunee (31) 310219 Guns in vehicles must be hard cased during hunting season 7 18 Failed No further action
Kewaunee (31) 310319 Kewaunee County, high population densities revert back to shotgun/muzzleloader only deer hunting seasons 7 17 Failed No further action
Kewaunee (31) 310419 Return to in-person registration stations 12 13 Failed No further action
Kewaunee (31) 310519 Establishing a seasonal hunt of the coyote in Wisconsin 6 18 Failed No further action
Kewaunee (31) 310619 Opposed the Back Forty Proposed Metallic Sulfide Mine 12 8 Passed Environmental
La Crosse (32) 320119 Reinstate Milwaukee as a separate district within the WCC 19 17 Passed District Leadership Council
La Crosse (32) 320219 Buy out all remaining commercial fishermen and repeal the commercial fishing law 27 10 Passed Legislative
La Crosse (32) 320319 Oppose the Back Forty Proposed Metallic Sulfide Mine 34 6 Passed Environmental
La Crosse (32) 320419 Oppose the Back Forty Proposed Metallic Sulfide Mine 34 6 Passed Environmental
Lafayette (33) 330119 Change the opening time for muskrat season to 6:00 am 22 4 Passed Fur Harvest
Lafayette (33) 330219 Statewide buffer program along streams, rivers and lakes 25 1 Passed Environmental
Langlade (34) 340119 Reinstate Milwaukee as a separate district within the WCC 10 3 Passed District Leadership Council
Langlade (34) 340219 CWD research recommendations 16 0 Passed Deer & Elk
Langlade (34) 340319 Create a CWD scientific research working group 15 0 Passed Deer & Elk
Manitowoc (36) 360119 Allow Wisconsin hunters to use airguns for deer hunting 14 35 Failed No further action
Manitowoc (36) 360219 Annual adjustment of the date in which ice shelters must be removed from lakes 38 7 Passed Warm Water
Manitowoc (36) 360319 Educating hunters on the risk posed by CWD infected carcasses 38 4 Passed Outdoor Heritage & Education
Manitowoc (36) 360419 Cooperative CWD research: Farm raised deer keepers, DNR, wildlife groups 37 5 Passed Deer & Elk
Manitowoc (36) 360519 Change the opening time for muskrat season to 6:00 am 25 16 Passed Fur Harvest
Marathon (37) 370119 Trappers access to trap navigable waterways within the state of Wisconsin 33 19 Passed Fur Harvest
Marathon (37) 370219 Hound hunting bear in zone C be removed from the Bear Management Plan 51 2 Passed Floor of the Congress
Marathon (37) 370319 Removal of the Wisconsin State Natural Resources Magazine from the patrons license 26 27 Failed No further action
Marathon (37) 370419 Prohibit the use of hounds while hunting wolves 25 32 Failed No further action
Marathon (37) 370519 Reduced daily bag limits for panfish on Big Eau Pleine Reservoir 46 8 Passed Warm Water
Marinette (38) 380119 Oppose the Back Forty Proposed Metallic Sulfide Mine 33 6 Passed Environmental
Marinette (38) 380219 Oppose the Back Forty Proposed Metallic Sulfide Mine 26 6 Passed Environmental
Milwaukee (41) 410119 Expanding hunting opportunity in Milwaukee County 58 30 Passed Deer & Elk
Milwaukee (41) 410219 Reinstate Milwaukee as a separate district within WCC 81 9 Passed District Leadership Council
Milwaukee (41) 410319 Buy out all remaining commercial fishermen and repeal the commercial fishing law 52 29 Passed Legislative
Milwaukee (41) 410419 Make the WCC and DLC more representative by population 57 28 Passed Rules & Resolutions
Milwaukee (41) 410519 CWD/Tuberculosis surveillance testing of Wisconsin's elk herd 68 9 Passed Deer & Elk
Milwaukee (41) 410619 Cooperative CWD research: farm raised deer keepers, DNR, wildlife groups 72 11 Passed Deer & Elk
Milwaukee (41) 410719 Ban furbearers from being killed by wire noose on a pole (choke pole) 50 37 Passed Fur Harvest
Milwaukee (41) 410819 Prohibit the use of hounds while hunting wolves 64 27 Passed Wolf
Milwaukee (41) 410919 All hunting dogs injured or killed be reported to a certified veterinarian, claims be reported to Wisconsin 60 24 Passed Legislative
Milwaukee (41) 411019 End killing contests in Wisconsin 56 31 Passed Legislative Fur Harvest
Monroe (42) 420119 Responsible mining for clean water 22 2 Passed Environmental
Oconto (43) 430119 Change antlered bag limit to one buck per year regardless of weapon choice 12 15 Failed No further action
Oconto (43) 430219 Change current rule for buck group bagging 15 12 Passed Deer & Elk
Oconto (43) 430319 Allowing antlered deer to be harvested during the holiday hunt with archery weapon 11 16 Failed No further action
Oneida (44) 440119 Change the opening of musky season back to the opening weekend of fishing statewide to the 1st Saturday in May 18 19 Failed No further action
Oneida (44) 440219 Make Section 3. NR 20.15(4) applicable to all counties in the state, in order to make motor trolling rules consistent statewide 22 21 Passed Warm Water
Outagamie (45) 450119 Creation of a full-time shooting sports coordinator position 34 22 Passed Outdoor Heritage & Education Shooting Sports
Outagamie (45) 450219 Allow introductory operation of snowmobile/ATV 35 17 Passed Motorized Rec. Vehicles
Pierce (48) 480119 Grant CDACs the authority to allow/not allow baiting and feeding within their respective counties 12 6 Passed Deer & Elk
Polk (49) 490119 Bag limit of panfish on Big Round Lake (Polk County) 20 3 Passed Warm Water
Portage (50) 500119 Deer & Elk CWD management and prevention fee 46 12 Passed Deer & Elk
Portage (50) 500219 Support for and passage of Federal Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act 40 16 Passed Floor of the Congress Environmental
Portage (50) 500319 Bear hunting rules change for property owners 15 38 Failed No further action
Portage (50) 500419 Option to harvest bear or bobcat without bait or dogs 13 37 Failed No further action
Price (51) 510119 Correct functionally obsolete spring turkey season 4 15 Failed No further action
Racine (52) 520119 Extend the late bobcat permit period to February 15 33 1 Passed Fur Harvest
Richland (53) 530119 Citizens' rights regarding cell tower hazards and placement 24 7 Passed Environmental
Richland (53) 530219 Protecting Wisconsin wildlife from indiscriminate open season hunting 15 16 Failed No further action
Richland (53) 530319 Support for and passage of Federal Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act 23 5 Passed Floor of the Congress Environmental
Rock (54) 540119 Change the opening time for muskrat season to 6:00 am 34 4 Passed Fur Harvest
Rock (54) 540219 Allow recreational metal detecting in most waters of the state 36 2 Passed Legislative
Rock (54) 540319 Support for and passage of Federal Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act 30 8 Passed Floor of the Congress Environmental
Rock (54) 540419 Responsible mining for clean water 33 4 Passed Environmental
Rock (54) 540519 Moratorium on the construction and expansion of industrial-sized concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) 33 3 Passed Environmental
Rusk (55) 550119 Change the bag limit of buck deer to one adult buck per year per individual 11 10 Passed Deer & Elk
Rusk (55) 550219 Increase the length of time cable restraints can be utilized 18 2 Passed Fur Harvest
Saint Croix (56) 560119 Increased the price of non-resident licenses and fees for bear and deer hunting 21 5 Passed Legislative
Saint Croix (56) 560219 Reduce the daily bag limit of panfish to 10 statewide 20 5 Passed Warm Water
Saint Croix (56) 560319 Improving Wisconsin gamefish and panfish resources through more effective and simplified rules 11 8 Passed Warm Water
Sawyer (58) 580119 Namekogan River and St. Croix River smallmouth bass and muskellunge minimum size and bag limit 29 6 Passed Warm Water
Sawyer (58) 580219 Open the currently closed counties for rough fish bowfishing, dip netting, underwater spearfishing and spearing 36 3 Passed Warm Water
Sawyer (58) 580319 Designate the maximum capacity of cartridges for deer hunting weapons to seven 22 16 Passed Deer & Elk
Sawyer (58) 580419 Change the harvest recommendation date for northern forest zone county deer advisory councils 29 4 Passed CDAC Oversight Deer & Elk
Shawano (59) 590119 Sixteen day gun deer season: Saturday nearest November 15 opener 31 21 Passed Deer & Elk
Shawano (59) 590219 Sixteen day gun deer season: Saturday nearest November 15 opener 22 30 Failed No further action
Taylor (61) 610119 Shorten hound bear training season 9 23 Failed No further action
Taylor (61) 610219 Increase the length of time cable restraints can be utilized 30 1 Passed Fur Harvest
Taylor (61) 610319 Educating hunters on the risk posed by CWD infected carcasses 27 7 Passed Outdoor Heritage & Education
Taylor (61) 610419 Research is needed to find solutions for CWD 18 7 Passed Deer & Elk
Trempealeau (62) 620119 Comprehensive plan for watershed health and flood mitigation 18 0 Passed Land Use
Trempealeau (62) 620219 Establish reciprocity non-resident deer license fees 17 1 Passed Legislative
Trempealeau (62) 620319 Allow bear hunters on private land to us man-made containers for baiting 17 1 Passed Bear
Vernon (63) 630119 Support for and passage of Federal Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act 10 5 Passed Floor of the Congress Environmental
Vernon (63) 630219 Citizens' rights regarding cell tower hazards and placement 8 4 Passed Environmental
Vernon (63) 630319 Protecting Wisconsin wildlife from indiscriminate open season hunting 5 8 Failed No further action
Vernon (63) 630419 Responsible mining for clean water 12 1 Passed Environmental
Vernon (63) 630519 Oppose the Back Forty proposed metallic sulfide mine 9 2 Passed Environmental
Vilas (64) 640119 Reduce brook trout size limit on Elvoy Creek in Vilas and Forest counties 33 15 Passed Trout
Vilas (64) 640219 Senior gun-deer licenses be hunter's choice for those 65 and older 22 25 Failed No further action
Vilas (64) 640319 Change the opening of musky season to the 1st Saturday in May with May being catch and release only 24 21 Passed Warm Water
Vilas (64) 640419 Prohibit gray wolf hunting season 5 39 Failed No further action
Vilas (64) 640519 Presque Isle Lake muskellunge size limit increase 21 19 Passed Warm Water
Vilas (64) 640619 Largemouth bass size removal on Buckatabon Lakes 35 5 Passed Warm Water
Washburn (66) 660119 Reinstate and staff Department of Natural Resources Science Services Bureau 27 6 Passed District Leadership Council
Washburn (66) 660219 Department of Natural Resources take a position on climate change 22 12 Passed Environmental
Washburn (66) 660319 Restore funding for Knowles-Nelson Stewardship program 29 4 Passed Floor of the Congress
Washburn (66) 660419 Restore local control by allowing counties to develop ordinance to protect our lakes, rivers and streams 26 6 Passed Environmental
Washburn (66) 660519 Evaluation and restriction of high capacity wells in the state 25 7 Passed Environmental
Washburn (66) 660619 Namekogon River and St. Croix River smallmouth bass and muskellunge minimum size and bag limit 14 20 Failed No further action
Washburn (66) 660719 Fishing trout and other species of fish on the Namekagon River 13 17 Failed No further action
Washburn (66) 660819 Modify black bear hunting in Wisconsin 14 16 Failed No further action
Washington (67) 670119 Northern pike limit on Wallace Lake (Washington County) 43 9 Passed Warm Water
Washington (67) 670219 Green Lake panfish bag limit 43 9 Passed Warm Water
Waukesha (68) 680119 Change the submersion set 69 17 Passed Fur Harvest
Waukesha (68) 680219 Change the opening time for muskrat season to 6:00 am 63 24 Passed Fur Harvest
Waukesha (68) 680319 Stop payments to bear hunters for dogs killed by wolves while training or hunting bear 26 69 Failed No further action
Waukesha (68) 680419 End bear baiting 16 76 Failed No further action
Waukesha (68) 680519 Hunting by slingshot with a small game license 63 27 Passed Turkey & Upland Game
Waukesha (68) 680619 All hunting dogs injured or killed be reported to a certified veterinarian, all claims be reported to Wisconsin 23 69 Failed No further action
Waukesha (68) 680719 Cable restraints traps be made illegal in Wisconsin 7 81 Failed No further action
Waukesha (68) 680819 Ban statewide killing contests that reward hunters for killing the most coyotes and other species 15 74 Failed No further action
Waushara (70) 700119 Working together to find solutions to CWD 19 2 Passed Deer & Elk
Waushara (70) 700219 Educating hunters on the risk posed by CWD infected carcasses 21 0 Passed Outdoor Heritage & Education
Wood (72) 720119 Realign forest zone north boundary using hwy 54 in Wood County 24 11 Passed REJECTED: no author information
Wood (72) 720219 Realign forest zone boundaries using hwy 54 and hwy 73 in Wood County 24 13 Passed REJECTED: no author information
Wood (72) 720319 Central forest private land antlerless tags 19 17 Passed Deer & Elk
Wood (72) 720419 Public appearance requirement for voting and putting forth resolutions to WCC 29 6 Passed Rules & Resolutions
Wood (72) 720519 Protection of spawning walleye in Wisconsin River from Scott Street Bridge in Wausau downstream to Prairie Du Sac Dam 20 15 Passed Warm Water