Date of enactment: April 2, 2002
2001 Senate Bill 38 Date of publication*: April 16, 2002
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1999-00 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to renumber and amend 346.57 (4) (b); and to create 346.57 (4) (b) 2. and 3. of the statutes; relating to: the speed limit at certain intersections and other locations marked with school crossing signs.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
47,1 Section 1. 346.57 (4) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 346.57 (4) (b) (intro.) and amended to read:
346.57 (4) (b) (intro.) Fifteen miles per hour when passing an intersection or other location properly marked with a "school crossing" sign of a type approved by the department when children are any of the following conditions exists:
1. Any child is present.
47,2 Section 2. 346.57 (4) (b) 2. and 3. of the statutes are created to read:
346.57 (4) (b) 2. A school crossing guard is within a crosswalk at the intersection or the other location or, if no crosswalk exists, is in the roadway at the intersection or the other location.
3. A school crossing guard is placing in or removing from the roadway at or near the intersection or the other location a temporary sign or device that guides, warns, or regulates traffic.
47,3 Section 3. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to vehicles operated on the effective date of this subsection.