Register July 2011 No. 667
Chapter ATCP 92
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
Subchapter I — General Provisions
Weighing and measuring devices; general requirements.
Subchapter II — State and Municipal Programs
Municipal program components.
Inspection procedures and equipment.
Inspector hiring and training.
Sealing or rejecting weights and measures.
Recordkeeping and reporting.
Retail food establishments; weights and measures inspection fee.
Subchapter III — Weights and Measures Service Companies
Weights and measures service company; license.
Weights and measures technicians; certification.
Weights and measures service companies; test procedures and equipment.
Weights and measures service companies; reports.
Subchapter IV — Vehicle and Livestock Scales
Vehicle and livestock scales; permits, construction, and testing.
Vehicle scale; license to operate.
Subchapter V — Liquefied Petroleum Gas
Thermometer and thermometer well specifications.
Manual volume correction.
Liquified petroleum gas meter; license to operate.
Liquified petroleum gas meter; testing and reporting.
Subchapter VI — Vehicle Tank Meters
Vehicle tank meter; license to operate.
Vehicle tank meter; testing and reporting.
Subchapter VII — Reinspection Fees
Ch. ATCP 92 Note
Chapters Ag 51, 52, 115, and 120 as they existed on December 31, 1991 were repealed and a new chapter ATCP 92 was created effective January 1, 1992; Chapter Ag 52 was renumbered chapter ATCP 92 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., Stats., Register, April, 1993, No. 448
In this chapter:
"Commodity" means any product or commodity that is sold, offered for sale, or held or distributed for sale in this state. "Commodity" includes a consumer commodity.
"Construction plan" means a set of detailed blueprints for the construction of a vehicle or livestock scale, including the construction of any scale pit, footings, base slabs, piers, end walls and approaches.
"Correct," as applied to a weighing or measuring device, means that the weighing or measuring device complies with this chapter and ch. 98, Stats.
"Department" means the state of Wisconsin department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection.
"Liquefied petroleum gas meter" means a commercial meter used to measure liquefied petroleum gas sold or delivered to a consumer.
"Livestock scale" means a scale designed or used to weigh livestock, but does not include a scale which is designed to weigh only one animal at a time.
ATCP 92.01 Note
Note: A "livestock scale" may also be a "vehicle scale" if it is used to weigh vehicles that contain livestock for the purpose of weighing the livestock.
"Load receiving element" means that portion of a scale, such as a scale platform or deck, which receives the load to be weighed.
"Person" means an individual, corporation, partnership, cooperative association, limited liability company, or other legal organization or entity.
"Pit neck" means that part of a scale pit, usually an extension of a scale pit wall, which encloses the end of the transverse lever of a lever–type weighing element, and which supports the indicating element.
"Portable vehicle scale" means any self-contained vehicle scale that is all of the following:
Designed and engineered by the original manufacturer to measure weight accurately when used without a permanent concrete foundation or approach ramp.
Equipped with lifting and positioning mechanisms that are built into the structure of the scale frame.