Date of enactment: December 20, 1995
1995 Assembly Bill 497 Date of publication*: January 5, 1996
1995 WISCONSIN ACT 131
An Act to repeal 349.145 (2); to renumber and amend 349.145 (1); to amend 346.94 (4); and to create 46.29 (1) (em) of the statutes; relating to: placing educational materials about the parking privileges of physically disabled persons on vehicles.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
131, s. 1
46.29 (1) (em) of the statutes is created to read:
46.29 (1) (em) Approve educational material relating to the parking privileges of physically disabled persons for placement on vehicles as provided in s. 346.94 (4). The council may delegate to a member of the council or an officer or employe of a state agency the authority granted under this paragraph.
131, s. 2
346.94 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
346.94 (4) (title) Throwing missile in vehicle Missiles, circulars or pamphlets. Except as provided in s. 349.145, no No person shall throw any missile, circular or pamphlet at the occupants of any vehicle or throw or place any missile, circular or pamphlet in or on any vehicle, whether or not the vehicle is occupied. This subsection does not apply to any person who places on a vehicle educational material relating to the parking privileges of physically disabled persons if the person has a good faith belief that the vehicle is violating state or local law on parking for motor vehicles used by the physically disabled and the educational material has been approved by the council on physical disabilities as provided under s. 46.29 (1) (em).
131, s. 3
349.145 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 349.145 and amended to read:
349.145 Authority to establish disabled parking enforcement assistance councils. Any city, village or county may by ordinance or resolution establish a disabled parking enforcement assistance council. The majority of such a council shall be appointed by the local authorities from among those residents of the city, village or county to whom or on whose behalf the department has issued a special registration plate under s. 341.14 (1) to (1r) or a special identification card under s. 343.51. Members of such a council may report violations of s. 341.625 (1), 343.52, 346.503 or 346.505 (2) or ordinances in conformity therewith to a traffic officer of the city, village or county as provided in s. 341.625 (2), 343.52 (3), 346.503 (5) or 346.505 (3). If a 1st or 2nd class city has enacted an ordinance under s. 346.50 (3m), the council shall perform any duties required by s. 346.50 (3m). The council may authorize any person to place on a vehicle educational material relating solely to the parking privileges of the physically disabled if the person has a good faith belief that the vehicle is violating state or local law on parking for motor vehicles used by the physically disabled.
131, s. 4
349.145 (2) of the statutes is repealed.
(1) This act first applies to placement on vehicles of educational material relating to the parking privileges of physically disabled persons on the effective date of this subsection.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 4th month beginning after publication.