2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
November 14, 2017 - Introduced by Representatives Kulp, Bernier, Horlacher,
Mursau, Petersen, Steffen, Subeck and Thiesfeldt, cosponsored by
Senators Moulton, Marklein and Olsen. Referred to Committee on
1An Act relating to: modifying Department of Transportation rules relating to
2human services vehicles.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current rules promulgated by the Department of Transportation, no
human services vehicle driver may require or allow any passenger to stand while the
vehicle is in motion and may not move the vehicle until all passengers are seated.
Under this bill, these restrictions do not apply to a passenger with a medical
condition that prevents sitting as certified by a medical practitioner.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
Trans 301.05 (11) of the administrative code is amended to read:
Trans 301.05 (11)
No driver may require or allow any passenger to stand while 5
the vehicle is in motion. The driver may not move or start the HSV until all 6
passengers are seated. The driver may not permit a passenger to get up from a seated 7
position until the HSV has come to a complete stop. The driver may not permit any 8
passengers to sit anywhere except in seats provided. This subsection does not apply
to chaperones or monitors in the performance of their duties
or to a passenger with
2a medical condition that prevents sitting as certified by a medical practitioner