27.01(6)(p) (p) The state park in the town of Clifton, Pierce County, as "Kinnickinnic State Park".
27.01(7) (7)Vehicle admission; receipt; requirement; fees.
27.01(7)(a)(a) Definitions. In this subsection:
27.01(7)(a)1. 1. "Motor bus" has the meaning specified under s. 340.01 (31).
27.01(7)(a)1m. 1m. "Service member" means a person who is serving on active duty in the U.S. armed forces.
27.01(7)(a)2. 2. "Vehicle" means an automobile, motor truck, motor delivery wagon, motor bus, motorcycle or other similar motor vehicle.
27.01(7)(a)3. 3. "Vehicle admission area" means the Bong area lands acquired under s. 23.09 (13), the Wisconsin Dells natural area, the Point Beach state forest, recreational areas in other state forests designated as such by the department, designated use zones within recreation areas established under s. 23.091 (3), and any state park or roadside park except those specified in par. (c) 5.
27.01(7)(b) (b) Vehicle admission receipt; requirement. Except as provided under par. (c), no person may operate a vehicle in a vehicle admission area unless the vehicle has a vehicle admission receipt affixed to it or otherwise displayed as provided under par. (e).
27.01(7)(c) (c) Vehicle admission receipt; exemptions. No vehicle admission receipt is required for any of the following:
27.01(7)(c)1. 1. Any vehicle in a vehicle admission area between November 1 and March 31, except as the department provides by rule.
27.01(7)(c)1m. 1m. Any vehicle, except a motor bus, that is in a vehicle admission area on Veterans Day or during the 3-day weekend that includes Memorial Day and that is occupied by a person who produces evidence that shows that he or she is a state resident and a service member.
27.01(7)(c)2. 2. Any vehicle operated by an employee, agent or officer of the state, the United States or a local unit of government while in the performance of official duties.
27.01(7)(c)3. 3. Any vehicle when furnishing services or supplies.
27.01(7)(c)4. 4. Any vehicle traveling on a public highway in a state park or state forest.
27.01(7)(c)5. 5. Any vehicle within state parks or state park areas designated by the department.
27.01(7)(c)6. 6. Any vehicle, except a motor bus, occupied by a person holding a senior citizen recreation card issued under s. 29.624 or an annual disabled veteran recreation card issued under s. 29.236.
27.01(7)(c)7. 7. Any vehicle, except a motor bus, occupied by a person who is at least 18 years of age and who holds a conservation patron license issued under s. 29.235.
27.01(7)(c)8. 8. Any vehicle towed behind or carried on another vehicle. The department may issue a special permit for a towed or carried vehicle in order to determine compliance with and facilitate enforcement of the vehicle admission receipt requirement.
27.01(7)(c)9. 9. Any school bus as defined in s. 340.01 (56).
27.01(7)(c)10. 10. Any motor vehicle operated for the purpose of transporting pupils to or from curricular or extracurricular activities of a public or private school, a tribal school as defined in s. 115.001 (15m), or a home-based private educational program under s. 118.15 (4) or for the purpose of transporting students to or from an outdoor academic class given by an accredited college or university in this state. The operator of a motor vehicle transporting pupils or students under this subdivision shall possess and exhibit for inspection a written authorization from an administrator of the school, home-based private educational program, or college or university indicating that admission to the vehicle admission area is part of an official school, home-based private educational program, or college or university function and indicating the date for which the authorization is applicable. A separate authorization is required for each date on which the motor vehicle is admitted to the vehicle admission area under this subdivision.
27.01(7)(c)11. 11. Any vehicle, except a motor bus, occupied by a state resident who produces evidence that shows that he or she is a veteran, as defined in 38 USC 101, and is receiving disability compensation benefits under 38 USC 1101 to 1163 as individually unemployable under 38 USC 1502 or for disabilities that result in a disability rating that is 70 percent or greater under 38 USC 1114.
27.01(7)(c)12. 12. Any vehicle, except a motor bus, occupied by a state resident who produces evidence that shows that he or she was a member of the U.S. armed services and was held as a prisoner of war during a war period, as defined in s. 45.01 (13), or while in service in a crisis zone, as defined in s. 45.01 (11).
27.01(7)(d) (d) Issuance of vehicle admission receipts. An annual vehicle admission receipt shall be issued by the department and is valid for the calendar year for which it is issued. An annual vehicle admission receipt may not be issued by the department for a motor bus. A daily vehicle admission receipt shall be issued by the department, shall state the date for which it is issued and is effective only for the date issued.
27.01(7)(e) (e) Displaying the vehicle admission receipt.
27.01(7)(e)1.1. The annual vehicle admission receipt and the daily vehicle admission receipt shall be affixed by its own adhesive to the interior surface of the lower left-hand corner of the windshield of the vehicle or shall be displayed as authorized under a rule promulgated under subd. 2.
27.01(7)(e)2. 2. The department may promulgate a rule that authorizes different methods of displaying a vehicle admission receipt, other than the method specified in subd. 1.
27.01(7)(f) (f) Resident vehicle admission receipts; fees.
27.01(7)(f)1.1. Except as provided in par. (gm), the fee for an annual vehicle admission receipt is $24.50 for each vehicle that has Wisconsin registration plates, except that no fee is charged for a receipt issued under s. 29.235 (6).
27.01(7)(f)2. 2. Except as provided in subds. 3. and 4. and par. (gm) 4., the fee for a daily vehicle admission receipt is $6.85 for any vehicle which has Wisconsin registration plates.
27.01(7)(f)3. 3. Subject to par. (gm) 5., the fee for a daily vehicle admission receipt for a motor bus that has Wisconsin registration plates is $9.85.
27.01(7)(f)4. 4. Notwithstanding subd. 3. and subject to par. (gm) 5., the fee for a daily vehicle admission receipt for a motor bus which primarily transports residents from nursing homes located in this state is $3.35, for any motor bus which has Wisconsin registration plates.
27.01(7)(g) (g) Nonresident vehicle admission receipts; fees.
27.01(7)(g)1.1. Except as provided in par. (gm), the fee for an annual vehicle admission receipt is $34.50 for any vehicle that has a registration plate or plates from another state, except that no fee is charged for a receipt issued under s. 29.235 (6).
27.01(7)(g)2. 2. Except as provided in subds. 3. and 4., the fee for a daily vehicle admission receipt for any vehicle that has a registration plate or plates from another state is $9.85.
27.01(7)(g)3. 3. Subject to par. (gm) 5., the fee for a daily vehicle admission receipt for a motor bus that has a registration plate or plates from another state is $13.85.
27.01(7)(g)4. 4. Notwithstanding subd. 3. and subject to par. (gm) 5., the fee for a daily vehicle admission receipt for a motor bus which primarily transports residents from nursing homes located in this state is $5.85, for any motor bus which has a registration plate or plates from another state.
27.01(7)(gm) (gm) Reduced fee vehicle admission receipts.
27.01(7)(gm)1.1. Instead of the fees under pars. (f) 1. and (g) 1., the department shall charge an individual $12 or $17, respectively, for an annual vehicle admission receipt if the individual applying for the receipt or a member of his or her household owns a vehicle for which a current annual vehicle admission receipt has been issued for the applicable fee under par. (f) 1. or (g) 1.
27.01(7)(gm)3. 3. Notwithstanding par. (f) 1., the fee for an annual vehicle admission receipt for a vehicle that has Wisconsin registration plates and that is owned by a resident senior citizen, as defined in s. 29.001 (72), is $9.50.
27.01(7)(gm)4. 4. Notwithstanding par. (f) 2., the fee for a daily vehicle admission receipt for a vehicle that has Wisconsin registration plates and that is owned by a resident senior citizen, as defined in s. 29.001 (72), is $2.85.
27.01(7)(gm)5. 5. A business or entity that owns motor buses shall receive a discount of 50 percent of the total amount of fees paid under pars. (f) and (g) for daily vehicle admission receipts during a calendar year, if the business or entity receives, in the initial transaction for the calendar year, a least 50 daily vehicle admission receipts.
27.01(7)(gr) (gr) Issuing fees. The department shall collect an issuing fee of 50 cents for each annual vehicle admission receipt issued and an issuing fee of 15 cents for each daily vehicle admission receipt issued.
27.01(7)(gu) (gu) Transaction payments. The department shall establish a system under which the department pays each agent appointed under sub. (7m) (a) a payment of 50 cents for each time that the agent processes a transaction through the statewide automated system contracted for under sub. (7m) (d). This payment is in addition to any issuing fee retained by the agent. The department shall make these payments by allowing the agent to retain an amount equal to the payments from the amounts that are collected by the agent and that would otherwise be remitted to the department.
27.01(7)(h) (h) Use of vehicle admission receipt and issuing fees. All moneys collected as fees under pars. (f) to (gr) and sub. (7m) (b) that are not retained by agents under par. (gu) or sub. (7m) (b) shall be paid within one week into the state treasury, credited to the conservation fund and used for state parks, state recreation areas, recreation areas in state forests, and the Bong area lands.
27.01(7m) (7m)Collection; agents; vehicle admission and issuing fees.
27.01(7m)(a)(a) The department may appoint agents who are not employees of the department to issue vehicle admission receipts and collect the vehicle admission fees under sub. (7), except for receipts issued and fees collected under sub. (7) (gm) 5.
27.01(7m)(b) (b) An agent appointed under par. (a) shall collect the applicable issuing fee specified in sub. (7) (gr). The agent may retain the issuing fees to compensate the agent for the agent's services in issuing the receipts.
27.01(7m)(c) (c) The department may promulgate rules regulating the activities of persons who are authorized as agents under this subsection.
27.01(7m)(d) (d) The department may contract with persons who are not employees of the department to operate a statewide automated system for issuing vehicle admission receipts and collecting vehicle admission fees under sub. (7), except for receipts issued and fees collected under sub. (7) (gm) 5.
27.01(8) (8)Admission fees; heritage hill state park; state trails.
27.01(8)(a)(a) Admission fee. Except as provided under pars. (b) and (bn), the department may charge a person an admission fee to enter Heritage Hill state park or a state trail.
27.01(8)(b) (b) Exemptions; Heritage Hill and state trails. No admission fee to enter Heritage Hill State Park or any state trail may be charged for entry by any of the following:
27.01(8)(b)1. 1. Any person during the period from October 27 to March 31, except as the department provides by rule;
27.01(8)(b)2. 2. Any person holding a senior citizen recreation card issued under s. 29.624 or an annual disabled veteran recreation card issued under s. 29.236; or
27.01(8)(b)3. 3. Any person who is at least 18 years of age and who holds a conservation patron license issued under s. 29.235.
27.01(8)(bn) (bn) Exemptions; state trails only. No admission fee to enter any state trail may be charged for entry by any of the following:
27.01(8)(bn)1. 1. Any state resident who produces evidence that shows that he or she is a veteran, as defined in 38 USC 101, and is receiving disability compensation benefits under 38 USC 1101 to 1163 as individually unemployable under 38 USC 1502 or for disabilities that result in a disability rating that is 70 percent or greater under 38 USC 1114.
27.01(8)(bn)2. 2. Any state resident who produces evidence that shows that he or she was a member of the U.S. armed services and was held as a prisoner of war during a war period, as defined in s. 45.01 (13), or while in service in a crisis zone, as defined in s. 45.01 (11).
27.01(8)(bn)3. 3. Any person who on Veterans Day or during the 3-day weekend that includes Memorial Day produces evidence that shows that he or she is a state resident and a service member, as defined in sub. (7) (a) 1m.
27.01(8)(c) (c) Amount of admission fee. The department may establish by rule the amount of the admission fee to enter Heritage Hill state park or a state trail.
27.01(8)(e) (e) Operation of certain parks and trails. The department may authorize nonprofit corporations to operate state trails and state parks classified as historical parks.
27.01(8)(f) (f) Heritage Hill; special fees. A nonprofit corporation authorized by the department to operate Heritage Hill state park may collect and retain separate fees for special programs and profits from the sale of books, souvenirs, gifts and consignment items if this revenue is used for the park.
27.01(8m) (8m)Collection; agents; heritage hill state park; state trails.
27.01(8m)(a)(a) The department may authorize agents, including the department's concessionaires and their agents, to collect the admission fees under sub. (8) as follows:
27.01(8m)(a)1. 1. Agents who are managers and operators of state trails, and who incur actual operating expenses, may retain not more than 70% of the admission fees that they collect.
27.01(8m)(a)2. 2. Agents to whom subd. 1. does not apply may retain not more than 20% of the admission fees that they collect.
27.01(8m)(b) (b) An agent who is a manager and operator of a state trail, and who incurs actual operating expenses, must use the fees retained under this subsection for the operation of the state trail.
27.01(8m)(c) (c) The department may promulgate rules regulating the activities of agents under this subsection.
27.01(9) (9)Waiver of fees; special fees.
27.01(9)(a)(a) Generally. The department may waive the fees under subs. (7) and (8) or may charge admission fees in addition to or instead of those fees. Fees or fee waivers may vary, based upon any of the following:
27.01(9)(a)1. 1. Certain classes of persons or groups.
27.01(9)(a)2. 2. Certain areas.
27.01(9)(a)3. 3. Certain types of visitation or times of the year.
27.01(9)(a)4. 4. Admission to special scheduled events or programs.
27.01(9)(a)5. 5. Admission based on a per person basis.
27.01(9)(bn) (bn) Annual vehicle admission receipt fee waiver. The department shall waive the fee, including the issuing fee, imposed under sub. (7) for an annual vehicle admission receipt for any vehicle, except a motor bus, that has Wisconsin registration plates and that is owned by a person who produces evidence that he or she is the owner, is a state resident, and is a service member, as defined in sub. (7) (a) 1m. Each person who qualifies for this waiver may receive the waiver only once. For purposes of administering this paragraph, the department shall establish and maintain a list of service members, as defined in sub. (7) (a) 1m., who have received the onetime exemption.
27.01(9)(c) (c) Annual trail fee waiver. The department shall waive any annual fee for admission to state trails that is established under sub. (8) (c) for any person who produces evidence that he or she is a state resident and a service member, as defined in sub. (7) (a) 1m. Each person who qualifies for this waiver may receive the waiver only once. For purposes of administering this paragraph, the department shall establish and maintain a list of service members, as defined in sub. (7) (a) 1m., who have received the onetime exemption.
27.01(10) (10)Campgrounds; fees.
27.01(10)(a)(a) Definition of resident. As used in this subsection "resident" means a person who maintains his or her place of permanent abode in this state. Domiciliary intent is required to establish that a person is maintaining his or her place of permanent abode in this state. Mere ownership of property is not sufficient to establish domiciliary intent. Evidence of domiciliary intent includes, without limitation, the location where the person votes, pays personal income taxes or obtains a driver's license.
27.01(10)(b) (b) Establishment, operation and categories of campgrounds. The department may establish and operate state campgrounds in state parks, state forests and other lands under its supervision and management. The department may classify, by rule, state campgrounds into separate categories.
27.01(10)(c) (c) Imposition of camping fee. Except as provided under par. (f), no person may camp in a state campground unless the applicable camping fee is paid.
27.01(10)(d) (d) Camping fees. Except as provided under pars. (f) and (h):
27.01(10)(d)1. 1. The camping fee for each night at a campsite in a campground which is classified as a Type "A" campground by the department is $10 for a resident camping party.
27.01(10)(d)2. 2. The camping fee for each night at a campsite in a campground which is classified as a Type "A" campground by the department is $12 for a nonresident camping party.
27.01(10)(d)3. 3. The camping fee for each night at a campsite in a state campground which is classified as a Type "B" campground by the department is $9 for a resident camping party.
27.01(10)(d)4. 4. The camping fee for each night at a campsite in a state campground which is classified as a Type "B" campground by the department is $11 for a nonresident camping party.
27.01(10)(d)5. 5. The camping fee for each night at a campsite in a campground which is classified as a Type "C" campground by the department is $8 for a resident camping party.
27.01(10)(d)6. 6. The camping fee for each night at a campsite in a campground which is classified as a Type "C" campground by the department is $10 for a nonresident camping party.
27.01(10)(e) (e) Determination of residency. The department shall base its determination of whether a camping party is a resident or nonresident camping party upon the residency of the person who applies for a reservation under sub. (11) at the time the application for reservation is made or, if no reservation is made, the residency of the person who registers for the campsite at the time of registration.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before Sept. 3, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after Sept. 3, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 9-3-14)