Date of enactment: May 5, 2010
2009 Senate Bill 392 Date of publication*: May 19, 2010
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2007-08 : 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 341.266 (1) (c); to amend 341.266 (2) (a) and 341.266 (2) (e) 2.; and to create 341.266 (1) (am) and 341.266 (1) (c) 1. of the statutes; relating to: registration of former military vehicles.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
225,1 Section 1. 341.266 (1) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
341.266 (1) (am) "Former military vehicle" means any of the following vehicles if the vehicle is at least 25 years old:
1. A high-mobility, all-terrain, 4-wheel or 6-wheel drive vehicle originally manufactured for military use and commonly known by the trade name of "Pinzgauer."
2. A vehicle commonly known by the name of "Kaiser Jeep M715."
3. A high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle originally manufactured for use by the U.S. military forces and commonly known by the name of "Humvee" that, notwithstanding par. (am) (intro.), is at least 22 years old.
4. A 6-wheel drive utility vehicle originally manufactured for use by the U.S. military forces during World War II, known by the acronym of "DUKW" and commonly referred to by the name of "Duck."
225,2 Section 2. 341.266 (1) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 341.266 (1) (c) (intro.) and amended to read:
341.266 (1) (c) (intro.) "Special interest vehicle" means a any of the following:
2. A motor vehicle of any age which has not been altered or modified from original manufacturers specifications and, because of its historic interest, is being preserved by hobbyists.
225,3 Section 3. 341.266 (1) (c) 1. of the statutes is created to read:
341.266 (1) (c) 1. A former military vehicle.
225,4 Section 4. 341.266 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
341.266 (2) (a) Any person who is the owner of a special interest vehicle that is a former military vehicle, or that is not a former military vehicle and is 20 or more years old at the time of making application for registration or transfer of title of the vehicle, and who, unless the owner is an historical society that is exempt from federal income taxes, owns, has registered in this state, and uses for regular transportation at least one vehicle that has regular registration plates may upon application register the vehicle as a special interest vehicle upon payment of a fee under par. (b). A former military vehicle may be registered under this paragraph notwithstanding s. 341.10 (6).
225,5 Section 5. 341.266 (2) (e) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
341.266 (2) (e) 2. Trucks may not haul material weighing more than 500 pounds, not including the weight of a camper, lid or cap that is mounted on the truck or the weight of any persons or pets riding within the driver's compartment, unless the truck is a former military vehicle.
225,6 Section 6. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to applications received by the department of transportation on the effective date of this subsection.
225,7 Section 7. Effective date.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 3rd month beginning after publication.