2007 WISCONSIN ACT 162
An Act to create 21.015 (3) and 343.16 (2) (f) of the statutes; relating to: commercial driver licenses for military license holders.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
162, s. s. 1
21.015 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
21.015 (3) Assist the department of transportation in making the determinations under s. 343.16 (2) (f).
162, s. s. 2
343.16 (2) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
343.16 (2) (f) Application by military license holder. 1. In this paragraph, "military commercial driver license" means, notwithstanding s. 340.01 (7m) and (41m), an authorization from the national guard of any state, from a branch of the U.S. armed forces, or from forces incorporated as part of the U.S. armed forces, authorizing a person to operate vehicles that the department determines are equivalent to those described in s. 340.01 (8) (a) or (b).
2. An applicant for a commercial driver license who holds a military commercial driver license shall submit to the department, in addition to the application, the applicant's military commercial driver license and other documentation that the department considers necessary to determine the equivalent classes of vehicles under s. 343.04 (1) that the applicant's military commercial driver license authorizes the applicant to operate.
3. Notwithstanding pars. (a) to (c) and sub. (1) (a), the department shall treat an application for a commercial driver license submitted with a military commercial driver license and other related documentation the same as an application for that license submitted by a person holding a commercial driver license from another jurisdiction, with respect to equivalent classes of vehicles under s. 343.04 (1).
(1) This act first applies to applications for commercial driver licenses submitted to the department of transportation on the effective date of this subsection.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 2nd month beginning after publication.