Date of enactment: February 29, 2012
2011 Senate Bill 322 Date of publication*: March 14, 2012
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2009-10 : 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 amend 348.27 (9m) (c) of the statutes; relating to: overweight permits for vehicles transporting raw forest products.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
117,1 Section 1. 348.27 (9m) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
348.27 (9m) (c) A permit issued under par. (a) 4. shall expressly authorize the vehicle combination to exceed, on state trunk highways and connecting highways, any special weight limitation imposed under ss. 348.17 (1) and 349.16 (1) (a) and (2) in connection with the thawing of frozen highways and to be operated at the full weight allowable under par. (a) on state trunk highways and connecting highways. Notwithstanding s. 348.25 (3), a permit issued under par. (a) 4. may not be suspended by the department, or contain any condition or limitation imposed by the department, in connection with the thawing of frozen highways that are not state trunk highways or connecting highways, except that the operation of the vehicle combination is subject to posted weight limitations on these local highways.
117,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to permits issued on the effective date of this subsection.