Legislative Resources

DNR Legislative Contacts:

Bob Meier
Asst. Commissioner, Policy & Government Relations

Legislative Resources

Legislative Sessions

The following are past and present year DNR legislative initiatives. We will update these initiatives throughout the legislative session.

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Department Rulemaking

The legislature can delegate authority to state agencies to make rules necessary to carry out the purpose of statutorily assigned duties.

General Legislative Information


Check the Law & treaties page for DNR enabling statutes, treaties and other frameworks that guide DNR work.