Questions about this rule may be addressed to Loralee Brumund, Division of State Patrol, Room 551, P. O. Box 7912, Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7912, telephone (608) 267-3622.
Analysis Prepared by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation
General Summary of Proposed Rule
. This proposed rule making creates ch. Trans 316
which permits wood harvesting slashers to be included in the list of vehicles exempt from registration, and permit uniform enforcement of its exemption from vehicle registration requirements by both law enforcement and operators. The proposed rule also defines "wood harvesting slasher" pursuant to s. 341.05(25)
, Stats., as created by 1997 Wis. Act 269
The Department estimates that there will be no fiscal impact on the liabilities or revenues of any county, city, village, town, school district, technical college district or sewerage district. The Department estimates that there will be no fiscal impact on state revenues or liabilities.
Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
This proposed rule will have no adverse impact on small businesses.
Copies of Rules
Copies of this proposed rule may be obtained upon request, without cost, by writing to Loralee Brumund, Department of Transportation, Division of State Patrol, Room 551, P. O. Box 7912, Madison, WI 53707-7912, or by calling (608) 267-3622. Alternate formats of the proposed rule will be provided to individuals at their request.
Text of Proposed Rule
. Chapter Trans 316
is created to read:
WOOD HARVESTING SLASHERS
Purpose and scope. The purpose of this chapter is to define wood harvesting slasher pursuant to s. 341.05(25)
, Stats., and to permit its limit operation on Wisconsin roads.
Trans 316.02 Definitions. In this chapter:
(1) "Self-propelled" means a slasher that is independently powered for cutting functions, but which requires a separate vehicle for transport purposes.
(2) "Tree loader" means a mechanism, constructed as part of the slasher unit, that is used to load trees onto the slasher saw table for cutting.
(3) "Truck-mounted" means a slasher that is permanently secured to a truck for use during cutting functions and for transport purposes.
(4) "Wood harvesting slasher" means a unit with a mounted tree loader constructed specifically to cut trees to specific lengths and principally used off the highway. These units include either of the following:
(a) A self-propelled unit mounted on or towed by an articulated semi-trailer or trailer that shall be considered as a single unit.
(b) A truck-mounted motorized unit that shall be considered as a single unit.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Rules to the Presiding Officer of each House of the Legislature, Under S. 227.19, Stats.
Please check the Bulletin of Proceedings for further information on a particular rule.
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (CR 99-87):
Ch. ATCP 34
- Relating to the Chemical and Container Collection Program.
Chiropractic Examining Board (CR 99-40):
S. Chir 3.08
- Relating to use of limited liability entities in chiropractic practice.
SS. VE 2.01 and 3.03 - Relating to computerized examinations.
Administrative Rules Filed With The
Revisor Of Statutes Bureau
The following administrative rules have been filed with the Revisor of Statutes Bureau and are in the process of being published. The date assigned to each rule is the projected effective date. It is possible that the publication of these rules could be delayed. Contact the Revisor of Statutes Bureau at (608) 266-7275 for updated information on the effective dates for the listed rules.
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (CR 99-85):
An order affecting ch. ATCP 15
, relating to humane officer training and certification.
An order affecting ss. ERC 1.06
and chs. ERC 10
, relating to fees for complaints, grievance arbitration, mediation, fact-finding, interest arbitration and transcripts.
Hearings and Appeals, Division of (CR 98-119):
An order creating ch. HA 3
, relating to appeal procedure for Medicaid, food stamp, public assistance and social service programs.
An order affecting ch. NR 409
and ss. NR 400.02
, relating to incorporating federal nitrogen oxides (NOx
) emission requirements into the Department's air pollution control rules.
Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors Examining Board (CR 99-39):
An order affecting ch. SFC 3 and ss. SFC 11.03, 14.01, 14.02, 16.01, 16.02, 18.01 and 18.02, relating to repeal of outdated provisions, and academic equivalency requirements for certification as a professional counselor.
The following administrative rule orders have been adopted and published in the October 31, 1999
Wisconsin Administrative Register. Copies of these rules are sent to subscribers of the complete Wisconsin Administrative Code, and also to the subscribers of the specific affected Code.
For subscription information, contact Document Sales at (608) 266-3358.
An order affecting ch. Comm 7
, relating to explosive materials.
An order affecting ch. Comm 14
, relating to fire department dues entitlement.
An order affecting chs. Comm 11
, relating to gas systems and anhydrous ammonia.
An order affecting ch. Comm 112
, relating to the Wisconsin Development Zone program.
An order creating ch. DE 7
, relating to the education required of licensed dental hygienists to receive a certificate to administer local anesthesia to patients.
An order affecting the chs. NR 400
-- series, relating to updating and cleanup changes to the chs. NR 400
Part effective 11-01-99.
An order affecting ss. NR 46.15
, relating to the administration of the Forest Crop Law and the Managed Forest Law.
Public Service Commission (CR 99-3):
An order repealing and recreating ch. PSC 135
, relating to gas safety.
An order affecting ss. Tax 11.03
, relating to schools and related organizations, and industrial and governmental waste treatment facilities.