2001 - 2002 LEGISLATURE
February 7, 2001 - Introduced by Senators Roessler, Darling, Erpenbach and
Rosenzweig, cosponsored by Representatives Owens, Kestell, Sherman, J.
Lehman, Townsend, Miller, Black, Gronemus, Jeskewitz, Pettis, Powers,
Stone, Ainsworth, Olsen, M. Lehman, Hahn, Krawczyk, Lassa, Plale, Albers,
Williams, Gunderson, Sykora, Walker, Vrakas and Ott. Referred to
Committee on Insurance, Tourism, and Transportation.
1An Act to amend
346.57 (4) (b) of the statutes; relating to: the speed limit at
2certain intersections marked with school crossing signs and providing a
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Current law requires a motorist approaching an intersection marked with a
"school crossing" sign to slow to 15 miles per hour or slower when children are
This bill requires a motorist approaching an intersection marked with a "school
crossing" sign to slow to 15 miles per hour or slower when any child or any school
crossing guard is present.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
SB38, s. 1
346.57 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) Fifteen miles per hour when passing an intersection properly 6
marked with a "school crossing" sign of a type approved by the department when 7children are any child or a school crossing guard is
(1) This act first applies to vehicles operated on the effective date of this 3