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299.64

299.64 Open burning on commercial vessels.

299.64(1)

(1) Definitions. In this section:

299.64(1)(a)

(a) "Commercial vessel" means a vessel that is operated to transport property or passengers for hire or used by its operator or owner to earn a livelihood.

299.64(1)(b)

(b) "Open burning" has the meaning given in s. 289.51 (1) (b).

299.64(2)

(2) Prohibition. No person may engage in or permit open burning on a commercial vessel in the waters of the state.

299.64(3)

(3) Citations. The department may follow the procedures for the issuance of a citation under ss. 23.50 to 23.99 to collect a forfeiture for a violation of sub. (2).

299.64(4)

(4) Penalty. Any person who violates sub. (2) shall be required to forfeit no less than $100 nor more than $500.

299.64 - ANNOT.

History: 1995 a. 290 s. 11; 1997 a. 35 s. 330.