2013 WISCONSIN ACT 221
An Act to amend 341.15 (3) (a) and 341.265 (1m); and to create 341.266 (2) (dm) of the statutes; relating to: the display of historical registration plates on collector vehicles.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
341.15 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
341.15 (3) (a) A person who operates a vehicle for which a current registration plate, insert tag, decal or other evidence of registration has been issued without such plate, tag, decal or other evidence of registration being attached to the vehicle, except when such vehicle is being operated pursuant to a temporary operation permit or plate or displays a historical plate under s. 341.265 (1m) or 341.266 (2) (dm);
341.265 (1m) of the statutes is amended to read:
341.265 (1m) A Notwithstanding s. 341.15 (1), a person who registers an antique motor vehicle under sub. (1) may furnish and display on the vehicle a historical plate from or representing the model year of the vehicle if the registration and plates issued by the department are simultaneously carried in or, with respect to an antique motorcycle, with the vehicle and are available for inspection.
341.266 (2) (dm) of the statutes is created to read:
341.266 (2) (dm) 1. Notwithstanding s. 341.15 (1), and subject to subd. 2., a person who registers under par. (a) a special interest vehicle manufactured before 1979 may furnish and display on the vehicle one or 2 historical plates from or representing the model year of the vehicle if all of the following apply:
a. The special interest vehicle is being operated to or from a car show or parade.
b. The registration, and any plate issued by the department for the vehicle under par. (c) that is not displayed on the vehicle, is simultaneously carried in or, with respect to a motorcycle, with the vehicle and is available for inspection.
2. If a person displays only one historical plate on a special interest vehicle under subd. 1., the historical plate shall be attached to the rear of the vehicle. Notwithstanding s. 341.15 (1), a special interest vehicle displaying a historical plate is not required to display 2 registration plates.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 3rd month beginning after publication.