23.335(1)(zgm)2. 2. A controlled substance analog of a controlled substance described in subd. 1.
23.335(1)(zgm)3. 3. Cocaine or any of its metabolites.
23.335(1)(zgm)4. 4. Methamphetamine.
23.335(1)(zgm)5. 5. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol.
23.335(1)(zi) (zi) “Snowmobile" has the meaning given in s. 340.01 (58a).
23.335(1)(zj) (zj) “Snowmobile route" has the meaning given in s. 350.01 (16).
23.335(1)(zk) (zk) “Snowmobile trail" has the meaning given in s. 350.01 (17).
23.335(1)(zkm) (zkm) “Temporary operating receipt" means a receipt issued by the department or an agent under sub. (4) (g) 1. a. that shows that an application and the required fees for a registration certificate have been submitted to the department or an agent appointed under sub. (4) (f) 2.
23.335(1)(zL) (zL) “Test facility" means a test facility or agency prepared to administer tests under s. 343.305 (2).
23.335(1)(zLm) (zLm) “Utility terrain vehicle" has the meaning given in s. 23.33 (1) (ng).
23.335(2) (2)Registration.
23.335(2)(a) (a) Requirement. No person may operate an off-highway motorcycle, and no owner may give permission for the operation of an off-highway motorcycle, off the highways unless the off-highway motorcycle is registered with the department under this section or is exempt from registration or the person operating the off-highway motorcycle holds a temporary operating receipt provided by an off-highway motorcycle dealer under sub. (3) (b).
23.335(2)(b) (b) Exemptions. An off-highway motorcycle is exempt from the registration requirement under par. (a) if any of the following applies:
23.335(2)(b)1. 1. The off-highway motorcycle is covered by a valid registration of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band, and all of the following apply:
23.335(2)(b)1.a. a. The registration program of the tribe or band is covered by an agreement under s. 23.35.
23.335(2)(b)1.b. b. The off-highway motorcycle displays the registration decal required by the tribe or band.
23.335(2)(b)2. 2. The off-highway motorcycle displays a plate or sign attached in the manner authorized under sub. (5) (c).
23.335(2)(b)3. 3. The off-highway motorcycle will be operated exclusively in racing on a raceway facility or as part of a special off-highway motorcycle event as authorized under sub. (10) (b).
23.335(2)(b)4. 4. The off-highway motorcycle is present in this state, for a period not to exceed 15 days, and is used exclusively as part of an advertisement being made for the manufacturer of the off-highway motorcycle.
23.335(2)(b)5. 5. The off-highway motorcycle is specified as exempt from registration by department rule.
23.335(2)(c) (c) Weekend exemption. A person may operate an off-highway motorcycle off the highways in this state during the first full weekend in June of each year without registering the off-highway motorcycle as required under par. (a).
23.335(3) (3)Registration; application process.
23.335(3)(a)(a) Public or private use. Only the department may register off-highway motorcycles for off-highway operation. Any off-highway motorcycle may be registered for public use. An off-highway motorcycle may be registered for private use if the operation is limited to any of the following:
23.335(3)(a)1. 1. Operation for agricultural purposes.
23.335(3)(a)2. 2. Operation by the owner of the motorcycle or a member of his or her immediate family only on land owned or leased by the owner or a member of his or her immediate family.
23.335(3)(b) (b) Registration; sales by dealers. If the seller of an off-highway motorcycle is an off-highway motorcycle dealer, the dealer shall require each buyer to whom he or she sells an off-highway motorcycle to complete an application for registration for public or private use and collect the applicable fee required under sub. (4) (d) at the time of the sale if the off-highway motorcycle will be operated off the highways and is not exempt from registration under sub. (2) (b). The department shall provide application and temporary operating receipt forms to off-highway motorcycle dealers. Each off-highway motorcycle dealer shall provide the buyer a temporary operating receipt showing that the application and accompanying fee have been obtained by the off-highway motorcycle dealer. The off-highway motorcycle dealer shall mail or deliver the application and fee to the department no later than 7 days after the date of sale.
23.335(3)(c) (c) Registration; other sales. If an off-highway motorcycle is sold or otherwise transferred by a person other than an off-highway motorcycle dealer and is not registered with the department, the buyer or transferee shall complete an application for registration for public or private use if the buyer or transferee intends to operate the off-highway motorcycle off the highways and the off-highway motorcycle is not exempt from registration under sub. (2) (b).
23.335(3)(d) (d) Registration; action by department. Upon receipt of an application for registration of an off-highway motorcycle on a form provided by the department, and the payment of any applicable fees under sub. (4) (d) and of any sales or use taxes that may be due, the department shall issue a registration certificate to the applicant.
23.335(3)(e) (e) Transfers of registered motorcycles. Upon transfer of ownership of an off-highway motorcycle that is registered for public or private use, the transferor shall deliver the registration certificate to the transferee at the time of the transfer. The transferee shall complete an application for transfer on a form provided by the department and shall mail or deliver the form to the department within 10 days after the date of the transfer if the transferee intends to operate the off-highway motorcycle off the highways.
23.335(3)(f) (f) Transfers; action by department. Upon receipt of an application for transfer of an off-highway motorcycle registration certificate under par. (e), and the payment of the fee under sub. (4) (d) 3. and of any sales or use taxes that may be due, the department shall transfer the registration certificate to the applicant.
23.335(3)(g) (g) Trades; registration required. An off-highway motorcycle dealer may not accept a limited use off-highway motorcycle in trade unless the off-highway motorcycle is currently registered by the department or is exempt from being registered by the department under sub. (2) (b).
23.335(4) (4)Registration; certificates and decals.
23.335(4)(a)(a) Period of validity; expiration.
23.335(4)(a)1. 1. A registration certificate issued under sub. (3) for public use is valid beginning on April 1 or the date of issuance or renewal and ending March 31 of the 2nd year following the date of issuance or renewal.
23.335(4)(a)1m. 1m. A registration certificate issued under sub. (3) for private use is valid from the date of issuance until ownership of the off-highway motorcycle is transferred.
23.335(4)(a)2. 2. For renewals of registration certificates for public use, the department shall notify each owner of the upcoming date of expiration at least 2 weeks before that date.
23.335(4)(b) (b) Content of certificate. Each registration certificate shall contain the registration number, the name and address of the owner, and any other information that the department determines is necessary.
23.335(4)(bm) (bm) Display of registration. The operator of an off-highway motorcycle shall have in his or her possession at all times while operating the vehicle proof of the registration certificate or, for an off-highway motorcycle the owner of which has received a temporary operating receipt but has not yet received the registration certificate, proof of the temporary operating receipt. The operator of an off-highway motorcycle shall display this proof upon demand for inspection by a law enforcement officer.
23.335(4)(c) (c) Decal required.
23.335(4)(c)1.1. Each registration certificate issued under sub. (3) shall be accompanied by a registration decal. No person may operate an off-highway motorcycle for which registration is required without having the decal affixed as described in subd. 3., except as provided in subd. 4.
23.335(4)(c)2. 2. The decal shall contain a reference to the state and to the department, the vehicle identification number, and the expiration date of the registration, if the off-highway motorcycle is being registered for public use.
23.335(4)(c)3. 3. The person required to register an off-highway motorcycle shall affix the registration decal with its own adhesive in a position on the exterior of the motorcycle where it is clearly visible and shall maintain the decal so that it is in legible condition.
23.335(4)(c)4. 4. A person may operate an off-highway motorcycle without having a registration decal affixed if the owner has been issued a temporary operating receipt that shows that an application and the required fees for a registration certificate have been submitted to the department, and the person operating the off-highway motorcycle has the receipt in his or her possession. The person shall exhibit the receipt, upon demand, to any law enforcement officer.
23.335(4)(d) (d) Fees for certificates and decals.
23.335(4)(d)1.1. The fee for the issuance or renewal of a registration certificate for public use and the accompanying decal is $30. The department shall impose an additional late fee of $5 for the renewal of a registration certificate under this subdivision that is filed after the expiration date of the registration certificate unless the renewal is included with an application for transfer of the registration certificate.
23.335(4)(d)2. 2. The fee for the issuance or renewal of a registration certificate for private use and the accompanying decal is $15.
23.335(4)(d)3. 3. The fee for transferring a certificate under sub. (3) (e) is $5.
23.335(4)(e) (e) Duplicate certificates and decals.
23.335(4)(e)1.1. If a registration certificate issued under sub. (3) or accompanying decal is lost or destroyed, the holder of the certificate or decal may apply for a duplicate on a form provided by the department. Upon receipt of the application and the fee required under subd. 2., the department shall issue a duplicate certificate or decal to the applicant.
23.335(4)(e)2. 2. The fee for the issuance of a duplicate certificate for public or private use is $5, and the fee for a duplicate decal is $5.
23.335(4)(f) (f) Registration issuers. For the issuance of original or duplicate registration documents, for the issuance of reprints under s. 23.47 (3), and for the transfer or renewal of registration documents, the department may do any of the following:
23.335(4)(f)1. 1. Directly issue, transfer, or renew the registration documents with or without using the service specified in par. (g) 1. and directly issue the reprints.
23.335(4)(f)2. 2. Appoint persons who are not employees of the department as agents of the department to issue, transfer, or renew the registration documents using either or both of the services specified in par. (g) 1. and to issue the reprints.
23.335(4)(g) (g) Methods of issuance.
23.335(4)(g)1.1. For the issuance of original or duplicate registration documents and for the transfer or renewal of registration documents, the department may implement either or both of the following procedures to be provided by the department and any agents appointed under par. (f) 2.:
23.335(4)(g)1.a. a. A procedure under which the department or an agent appointed under par. (f) 2. accepts applications for registration documents and issues temporary operating receipts at the time applicants submit applications accompanied by the required fees.
23.335(4)(g)1.b. b. A procedure under which the department or an agent appointed under par. (f) 2. accepts applications for registration documents and issues to each applicant all or some of the registration documents at the time the applicant submits the application accompanied by the required fees.
23.335(4)(g)2. 2. Under either procedure under subd. 1., the department or agent shall issue to the applicant any remaining registration documents directly from the department at a later date. Any registration document issued under subd. 1. b. is sufficient to allow the vehicle for which the application is submitted to be operated in compliance with the registration requirements under this subsection.
23.335(4)(h) (h) Registration; supplemental fee. In addition to the applicable fee under par. (d) 1., 2., or 3. or (e) 2., each agent appointed under par. (f) 2. who accepts an application to renew registration documents in person shall collect an issuing fee of 50 cents and a transaction fee of 50 cents each time the agent issues renewal registration documents under par. (g) 1. or 2. The agent shall retain the entire amount of each issuing fee and transaction fee the agent collects.
23.335(4)(i) (i) Junked motorcycles. If an off-highway motorcycle is junked, the owner shall return the certificate of registration to the department marked “junked."
23.335(5) (5)Registration of off-highway motorcycle dealers.
23.335(5)(a)(a) A person who is an off-highway motorcycle dealer shall register with the department and obtain from the department a commercial off-highway motorcycle certificate. Upon receipt of the required fee under par. (e) and an application form provided by the department, the department shall issue the applicant a commercial off-highway motorcycle certificate and 3 accompanying decals.
23.335(5)(b) (b) A commercial off-highway motorcycle certificate is valid for 2 years.
23.335(5)(c) (c) A person who is required to obtain a commercial off-highway motorcycle certificate under par. (a) shall attach in a clearly visible place a plate or sign that is removable and temporarily but firmly mounted to any off-highway motorcycle that the person offers for sale or otherwise allows to be used whenever the off-highway motorcycle is being operated. A decal issued by the department under par. (a) shall be affixed to the plate or sign.
23.335(5)(d) (d) If a certificate or decal that was issued under par. (a) is lost or destroyed, the holder of the certificate or decal may apply for a duplicate on a form provided by the department. Upon receipt of the application and the required fee under par. (e), the department shall issue a duplicate certificate or decal to the applicant.
23.335(5)(e) (e) The fee for the issuance or renewal of a commercial off-highway motorcycle certificate with 3 accompanying decals is $90. The fee for additional decals is $30 for each decal. The fee for the issuance of a duplicate commercial off-highway motorcycle certificate is $5. The fee for each duplicate decal is $2.
23.335(5)(f) (f) A commercial off-highway motorcycle certificate may not be transferred.
23.335(5)(g) (g) Any off-highway motorcycle dealer or creditor may offer or sell guaranteed asset protection waivers in connection with the retail sale or lease of off-highway motorcycles in this state if the dealer or creditor complies with the same requirements applicable with respect to motor vehicles under s. 218.0148. Any guaranteed asset protection waiver offered or sold under this paragraph shall be treated the same as one offered or sold under s. 218.0148, including that the guaranteed asset protection waiver is not insurance.
23.335(5m) (5m)Alterations and falsifications prohibited.
23.335(5m)(a)(a) No person may intentionally do any of the following:
23.335(5m)(a)1. 1. Make a false statement on an application for a registration issued under sub. (2).
23.335(5m)(a)2. 2. Alter, remove, or change any number or other character in an engine serial number.
23.335(5m)(a)3. 3. Alter, remove or change any number or other character in a vehicle identification number.
23.335(5m)(b) (b) No person may do any of the following:
23.335(5m)(b)1. 1. Manufacture a vehicle identification number tag that the person knows to contain false information to be placed on an off-highway motorcycle that is manufactured on or after October 1, 2016.
23.335(5m)(b)2. 2. Place a vehicle identification number tag that the person knows to be false on an off-highway motorcycle.
23.335(6) (6)Nonresident trail passes.
23.335(6)(a) (a) In this subsection, “temporary trail use receipt" means a receipt issued by the department or an agent under this subsection that shows that an application and the required fees for a nonresident trail pass for off-highway motorcycle operation have been submitted to the department or an agent appointed under par. (e) 1.
23.335(6)(am) (am) Except as provided in pars. (b) and (f), no person may operate an off-highway motorcycle on an off-highway motorcycle corridor unless a nonresident trail pass for off-highway motorcycle operation is issued by the department to the person and the pass is permanently affixed on the exterior of the motorcycle where it is clearly visible or the person is carrying proof of a valid temporary trail use receipt.
23.335(6)(b) (b) An off-highway motorcycle that is registered under sub. (3) or that is exempt from registration under sub. (2) (b) 2., 3., or 4. is exempt from having a nonresident trail pass or temporary trail use receipt. The department may promulgate a rule to provide additional exemptions from the requirement of being issued a nonresident trail pass or from having to pay a fee for the pass. The department may promulgate a rule to exempt off-highway motorcycles that are exempt from registration under sub. (2) (b) 5. from having nonresident trail passes or temporary trail use receipts displayed as required under par. (am) or may promulgate a rule to exempt owners of such vehicles from having to pay any applicable nonresident trail pass fee.
23.335(6)(c) (c) There is no fee for a nonresident trail pass issued for an off-highway motorcycle that is registered under s. 23.35. The department or Indian tribe or band shall issue a nonresident trail pass for such an off-highway motorcycle when it issues the registration certificate for the motorcycle. The department shall provide Indian tribes or bands that register off-highway motorcycles under s. 23.35 with a supply of trail passes.
23.335(6)(d) (d) The fee for an annual nonresident trail pass is $34.25. The fee for a 5-day nonresident trail pass is $19.25. Annual trail passes expire on March 31 of each year.
23.335(6)(e)1.1. The department may appoint any person who is not an employee of the department as the department's agent to issue temporary trail use receipts and collect the fees for these receipts.
23.335(6)(e)2. 2. Any person, including the department, who issues a nonresident trail pass or a temporary trail use receipt shall collect in addition to the fee under par. (d) an issuing fee of 75 cents. An agent appointed under subd. 1. may retain 50 cents of the issuing fee to compensate the agent for the agent's services in issuing the temporary trail use receipt.
23.335(6)(e)3. 3. The department shall establish, by rule, procedures for issuing nonresident trail passes and temporary trail use receipts, and the department may promulgate rules regulating the activities of persons who are appointed to be agents under this paragraph.
23.335(6)(f) (f) A person may operate an off-highway motorcycle off the highways in this state during the first full weekend in June of each year without having a nonresident trail pass or temporary trail use receipt as required under par. (am).
23.335(7) (7)Rental of limited use off-highway motorcycles.
23.335(7)(a)(a) No person who is engaged in the rental or leasing of limited use off-highway motorcycles to the public may do any of the following:
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 7 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on July 1, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after July 1, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 7-1-19)