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Some State Senators Argue for Less Defined Legislation

Comments | Posted in MacIver News Service | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted March 6, 2013 6:00 AM

MacIver News Service | March 6, 2013

[Madison, Wisc...] Two interesting points were brought up during the Senate debate of the mining bill last week. Both Sen. Dale Schultz (R-Richland Center) and Sen. Bob Jauch (D-Poplar) argued that there should be fewer definitions in the bill to make it more open-ended, and that bureaucrats should be given the ability to impose the specific requirements they feel are necessary under a law, as opposed to making decisions based on the explicit definitions within a law.