2009 WISCONSIN ACT 122
An Act to renumber 340.01 (29m); to renumber and amend 340.01 (30); and to create 340.01 (29m) (bm) and 340.01 (30) (b) of the statutes; relating to: the definitions of motor bicycle and moped.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
340.01 (29m) of the statutes is renumbered 340.01 (29m) (am).
340.01 (29m) (bm) of the statutes is created to read:
340.01 (29m) (bm) "Moped" does not include a motor bicycle.
340.01 (30) of the statutes is renumbered 340.01 (30) (intro.) and amended to read:
340.01 (30) (intro.) "Motor bicycle" means a any of the following:
(a) A bicycle to which a power unit not an integral part of the vehicle has been added to permit the vehicle to travel at a speed of not more than 30 miles per hour with a 150-pound rider on a dry, level, hard surface with no wind and having a seat for the operator.
340.01 (30) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
340.01 (30) (b) A 2-wheeled or 3-wheeled vehicle that has fully operative pedals for propulsion by human power and an electric motor of less than 750 watts and that is capable, when powered solely by the motor, of a maximum speed of less than 20 miles per hour with a 170-pound rider on a dry, level, hard surface with no wind.
(1) This act first applies to vehicles operated on the effective date of this subsection.