LRB-4746/1
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2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
November 22, 2017 - Introduced by Representatives Tusler, Genrich, Berceau,
Bowen, Considine, Crowley, E. Brooks, Felzkowski, Fields, Horlacher,
Krug, Rohrkaste, Sargent and Spreitzer, cosponsored by Senators Tiffany
and Johnson. Referred to Committee on Tourism.
AB668,1,3 1An Act relating to: modifying rules related to lighting requirements for bicycles
2and motor bicycles operating on certain trails designated by the Department of
3Natural Resources.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill makes a change to rules promulgated by the Department of Natural
Resources relating to the operation of vehicles on DNR properties. Under the bill,
no person may operate a bicycle or motor bicycle during hours of darkness on certain
state trails designated by DNR unless the person or the bicycle or motor bicycle is
equipped with a lamp emitting a white light visible from a distance of at least 500
feet to the front and a lamp emitting a red light visible from a distance of 500 feet to
the rear.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB668,1 4Section 1 . NR 45.05 (3) (fm) of the administrative code is created to read:
AB668,2,45 NR 45.05 (3) (fm) Lighting requirements. No person may operate a bicycle or
6motor bicycle during hours of darkness as defined in s. 340.01 (23), Stats., on a trail
7designated under s. NR 51.73 (1) unless the person or the bicycle or motor bicycle is

1equipped with a lamp emitting a white light visible from a distance of at least 500
2feet to the front of the person or the bicycle or motor bicycle and a lamp emitting a
3steady or flashing red light visible from a distance of 500 feet to the rear of the person
4or the bicycle or motor bicycle.
AB668,2,55 (End)
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