(1) If a court imposes a fine or forfeiture for a violation of a provision of this
chapter or an order issued under this chapter, the court shall impose a wildlife violator
compact surcharge under ch. 814 equal to $5 for the violation.
(2) If a fine or forfeiture is suspended in whole or in part, the wildlife violator
compact surcharge shall be reduced in proportion to the suspension unless the court
(3) If any deposit is made for an offense to which this section applies, the person
making the deposit shall also deposit a sufficient amount to include the wildlife
violator compact surcharge under this section. If the deposit is forfeited, the amount of the wildlife violator compact surcharge
shall be transmitted to the secretary of administration under sub. (4). If the deposit is returned, the wildlife violator compact surcharge shall also
(4) The clerk of the court shall collect and transmit to the county treasurer the
wildlife violator compact surcharge and other amounts required under s. 59.40(2)(m). The county treasurer shall then make payment to the secretary of administration
as provided in s. 59.25(3)(f)2. The secretary of administration shall deposit the amount of the wildlife violator
compact surcharge in the conservation fund.
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