2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 1,
TO SENATE BILL 212
August 28, 2019 - Offered by Senators Cowles and Smith.
27.01 (9) (bg) of the statutes is created to read:
(bg) Annual 4th grade pass.
1. In this paragraph:
a. “4th grade pupil” means a child receiving a 4th grade level of instruction in 6
a school or a home-based private educational program, as defined in s. 115.001 (3g).
b. “Guardian” has the meaning given in 48.02 (8).
c. “Parent” has the meaning given in s. 48.02 (13).
2. The parent or guardian of a child may apply for an annual vehicle admission 10
receipt fee waiver by submitting an application to the department. An application 11
may not be submitted to a regional office of the department or to a person who is 12
subject to an appointment or a contract as authorized under s. 29.024 (6) (a) 2. to 4. 13
but must be submitted directly to the main office of the department. An application
shall be submitted on a form provided by the department and shall include all of the 2
a. The child's name.
b. The child's date of birth.
c. The name of the school the child is or will be attending or a certification that 6
the child is in a home-based private educational program, as defined in s. 115.001 7
d. A certification that the child is, was, or will be a 4th grade pupil on the 1st 9
day of January of the calendar year for which the waiver is issued. This certification 10
may be satisfied with dated report cards, dated and signed enrollment forms, a dated 11
letter from the child's school on official letterhead, or any other proof deemed 12
acceptable by the department.
3. Subject to subd. 4., the department shall provide to an individual whose 14
application submitted under subd. 2. is approved an annual vehicle admission 15
receipt fee waiver that is valid for the calendar year in which the waiver is issued.
4. A parent or guardian may receive only one fee waiver under this paragraph 17
in his or her lifetime. If a parent or guardian receives a fee waiver under this 18
paragraph, the department may not issue a fee waiver under this paragraph for any 19
other member of the parent's or guardian's household.
5. The department shall waive the fee, including the issuing fee, imposed under 21
sub. (7) for an annual vehicle admission receipt for a single vehicle, except a motor 22
bus, that has Wisconsin registration plates and that is operated by a person who 23
holds a valid fee waiver issued under this paragraph.”.
This act takes effect on January 1, 2020.”.