2003 - 2004 LEGISLATURE
December 5, 2003 - Introduced by Representatives Johnsrud, Hahn, Petrowski,
Musser, Albers, Towns, Hines, Townsend, Stone, Freese, Lothian, Ward and
Gronemus, cosponsored by Senators Schultz and Welch. Referred to
Committee on Highway Safety.
1An Act to create
348.07 (2) (im) of the statutes; relating to: trailers used to
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, with limited exceptions, no one may operate a single vehicle
that exceeds 40 feet in length without obtaining a permit from the Department of
This bill creates an exception for a two-vehicle combination that is used to
transport livestock and that does not exceed 75 feet in length.
For further information see the state and local fiscal estimate, which will be
printed as an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB695, s. 1
348.07 (2) (im) of the statutes is created to read:
(im) Seventy-five total feet for a 2-vehicle combination transporting 5
(1) This act first applies to the use of a trailer to transport livestock on the 2
effective date of this subsection.