Full Statute Name:  West's Wisconsin Statutes Annotated. Municipalities (Ch. 59 to 68). Chapter 60. Towns. Subchapter IV. Town Board. 60.23. Miscellaneous powers

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Primary Citation:  W. S. A. 60.23 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  WI ST 60.23 Date Adopted:  1985
Summary:

This Wisconsin statute provides that the town board may enact and enforce ordinances, and provide forfeitures for violations of those ordinances, that are the same as or similar to ordinances that may be enacted by a county to regulate dogs running at large under s. 59.54(20).

Statute Text: 

[edited for animal-related provisions]

 The town board may:


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(8) Emergency pest and disease control. Appropriate money for the control of insects, weeds or plant or animal diseases if:

(a) An emergency arises within the town due to insects, weeds or plant or animal diseases; and

(b) The board determines that any delay resulting from calling a special town meeting to authorize the town board to appropriate money for this purpose under s. 60.10(3)(c) would result in serious harm to the general welfare of the town.


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(20) Disposition of dead animals. Notwithstanding s. 59.54(21), dispose of any dead animal within the town or contract for the removal and disposition with any private disposal facility. A town may enter into a contract with any other governmental unit under s. 66.0301 to provide for the removal and disposition. A town may recover its costs under this subsection by imposing a special charge under s. 66.0627.


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(30) Riding horses, dogs running at large. Enact and enforce ordinances, and provide forfeitures for violations of those ordinances, that are the same as or similar to ordinances that may be enacted by a county to regulate riding horses and commercial stables under s. 59.54(19) or to regulate dogs running at large under s. 59.54(20).



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HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

2000 Main Volume

Source:

1983 Act 532, § 7, eff. Jan. 1, 1985.
1985 Act 316, § 25, eff. Jan. 1, 1987.
1987 Act 205, § 2, eff. April 15, 1988.
1989 Act 121, § 11, eff. Aug. 1, 1990.
1989 Act 197, § 1, eff. April 28, 1990.
1989 Act 276, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 4, 1990.
1989 Act 359, §§ 210, 211, eff. June 2, 1990.
1991 Act 28, § 1, eff. July 13, 1991.
1991 Act 296, § 1, eff. May 14, 1992.
1993 Act 105, § 8, eff. Dec. 28, 1993.
1993 Act 246, §§ 58 to 67, eff. Jan. 1, 1995.
1993 Act 456, § 4, eff. May 13, 1994.
1995 Act 27, §§ 3300m, 9116(5)(a), eff. July 1, 1996.
1995 Act 77, § 430, eff. July 1, 1996.
1995 Act 201, §§ 486 to 489, eff. Sept. 1, 1996.
1995 Act 289, § 218, eff. May 1, 1997.
1995 Act 448, § 62, eff. July 9, 1996.
1997 Act 27, § 2178c, eff. Oct. 14, 1997.
1997 Act 27, § 2178p, eff. Jan. 1, 1998.
1997 Act 111, § 5, eff. April 30, 1998.
1997 Act 155, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 1998.
1997 Act 237, § 276bm, eff. Jan. 1, 1999.

2012 Electronic Update

1999 Act 115, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2000.
1999 Act 150, §§ 8, 9, 672, eff. Jan. 1, 2001.
1999 Act 185, § 193(1), eff. Sept. 1, 2000.
2001 Act 16, § 2003r, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
2003 Act 214, § 6, eff. Jan. 1, 2005.
2005 Act 13, § 1, eff. June 21, 2005.
2005 Act 116, §§ 1, 2, eff. March 16, 2005.
2007 Act 42, § 4, eff. Jan. 9, 2008.
2009 Act 42, § 27, eff. Oct. 21, 2009.
2009 Act 372, § 3, eff. June 2, 2010.
2011 Act 32, § 1685, eff. July 1, 2011.

2013 Act 50, §§ 1 to 4, eff. Nov. 1, 2013 .
2013 Act 51, §§ 1 to 4, eff. Nov. 1, 2013 .
2013 Act 151, §§ 6, 7, eff. March 29, 2014 .
2013 Act 193, §§ 1 to 4m, eff. April 6, 2014 .


2000 Main Volume

Prior Laws:

R.S.1849, c. 12, §§ 6, 20, 27, 55, 58, 59.
R.S.1858, c. 15, §§ 6, 20, 27, 61, 64, 65.
L.1859, c. 7.
L.1871, c. 26.
R.S.1878, §§ 782, 797, 819.
L.1881, c. 19.
L.1883, c. 114.
L.1883, c. 147.
L.1885, c. 463.
L.1887, c. 321.
Ann.St.1889, §§ 782, 797, 818a, 819, 819b, 834a, 1636a.
L.1897, c. 201.
St.1898, §§ 782, 797, 819, 819a.
L.1899, c. 124, § 1.
L.1901, c. 302, § 1.
L.1905, c. 306, § 1.
Supl.1906, §§ 819, 959-81.
L.1907, c. 55.
L.1911, c. 136.
L.1913, c. 622.
St.1915, §§ 797, 819, 819a, 959-81.
L.1917, c. 216.
L.1917, c. 245.
L.1919, c. 523.
L.1919, c. 551, § 15.
L.1919, c. 702, §§ 46, 47, 48, 49.
St.1919, §§ 60.29, 959-81, 959-114.
L.1921, c. 112, § 1.
L.1921, c. 396, §§ 6, 10.
St.1921, §§ 60.29, 66.04(1), (5).
L.1923, c. 102.
L.1923, c. 295.
L.1923, c. 307, § 6.
L.1927, c. 247.
L.1927, c. 339.
St.1927, §§ 60.29, 60.68, 66.04(1), (5).
L.1929, c. 224.
L.1929, c. 225.
L.1929, c. 248.
L.1931, c. 400.
L.1933, c. 88.
L.1933, c. 292.
L.1933, c. 325.
St.1933, §§ 60.18(18), 60.29, 60.295, 60.68, 66.04(1), (5).
L.1935, c. 82.
L.1935, c. 87.
L.1935, c. 550, §§ 8, 403.
L.1937, c. 291.
St.1937, §§ 60.18(18), 60.29, 60.295, 60.68, 66.04(1), (5), 66.42.
L.1939, c. 107.
L.1939, c. 251.
St.1939, §§ 60.18(18), 60.29, 60.295, 60.68, 66.04(1), (3a), (5).
L.1943, c. 259.
L.1945, c. 156.
L.1945, c. 429.
L.1945, c. 547.
L.1947, c. 206.
L.1947, c. 362.
L.1951, c. 297, § 1.
L.1951, c. 329.
L.1951, c. 643, § 1.
L.1953, c. 109.
L.1953, c. 245, § 8.
St.1953, §§ 60.18(18), 60.29, 60.295, 60.68, 60.80.
L.1955, c. 134, § 1.
L.1955, c. 651, § 19m.
L.1957, c. 23, § 3.
L.1957, c. 60, § 3.
L.1957, c. 97, § 29.
L.1957, c. 132, § 4.
L.1959, c. 263.
L.1959, c. 505, § 6.
L.1961, c. 139, § 1.
L.1961, c. 325, § 2.
L.1963, c. 5, § 4.
L.1963, c. 430, § 2.
L.1965, c. 178.
L.1965, c. 238, § 5.
L.1967, c. 26, § 50, eff. May 14, 1967.
L.1969, c. 276, §§ 583, 588, eff. Dec. 28, 1969.
L.1971, c. 154, § 20.
L.1971, c. 164, § 37, eff. Dec. 31, 1971.
L.1973, c. 107, § 1, eff. Aug. 16, 1973.
L.1975, c. 39, § 437.
L.1975, c. 188, §§ 4, 7, eff. April 6, 1976.
L.1975, c. 428, § 16, eff. July 10, 1976.
L.1977, c. 18, § 1, eff. June 7, 1977.
L.1977, c. 29, § 1650m(4), eff. July 1, 1977.
L.1977, c. 229, § 1, eff. April 7, 1978.
L.1979, c. 245, § 2, eff. May 10, 1980.
L.1979, c. 355, § 241, eff. July 1, 1980.
L.1979, c. 361, § 112(1)(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1980.
St.1981, §§ 60.18(18), 60.29(intro.), (6), (9), (15), (17a), (22), (30), (35), (36), (38) to (40), (42) to (44)(a), (45), (46), 60.295, 60.68, 60.80, 60.82.
1983 Act 27, § 1146m, eff. July 2, 1983.
1983 Act 189, § 329(23), eff. April 10, 1984.

 

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