On April 23, 2014, Governor Walker signed land surveying legislation into law as 2013 Wisconsin Act 358.
Senate Bill 196, the Drone Privacy Protection Act, has been signed into law.
A bill that aims to update Wisconsin’s land surveying statutes is making its way through the Legislature.
Senate Bill 196 limiting the use of aerial drones has cleared the Wisconsin Senate.
On June 30, Governor Walker signed Act 20, Wisconsin’s 2013-15 biennial budget, into law. Here is a brief synopsis of final budget provisions that directly impact Wisconsin’s geospatial community and the Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP.)
Lawmakers have introduced a bill that would limit the use of aerial drones in Wisconsin.
Governor Walker’s executive budget bill recommends several important statewide geospatial initiatives.
The Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors recently sent letters to all 50 state governors asking them to “conduct a review of [the state’s] activities in the geospatial field.”
The Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) is working closely with Senator Dale Schultz (R, District 17) and Representative Roger Rivard (R, District 75) to introduce companion bills aimed at updating the statutes that govern the land surveying profession in Wisconsin.