287.81(2) (2)Except as provided in sub. (3), a person who does any of the following may be required to forfeit not more than $500:
287.81(2)(a) (a) Deposits or discharges any solid waste on or along any highway, in any waters of the state, on the ice of any waters of the state or on any other public or private property.
287.81(2)(b) (b) Permits any solid waste to be thrown from a vehicle operated by the person.
287.81(2)(c) (c) Fails to remove within 30 days or otherwise abandons any automobile, boat or other vehicle in the waters of the state.
287.81(2)(d) (d) Owns an aircraft that has crashed in the waters of the state and fails to remove the aircraft from those waters within 30 days after the crash, within 30 days after June 15, 1991, or within 30 days after the national transportation safety board pursuant to an investigation under 49 CFR Part 831 authorizes its removal, whichever is latest.
287.81(2m) (2m)Except as provided in sub. (3), a person who deposits any large item on or along any highway, in any waters of the state, on the ice of any waters of the state, or on any other public or private property shall forfeit not more than $1,000.
287.81(3) (3)
287.81(3)(a)(a) Subsections (2) (a) and (2m) do not apply to a person who places solid waste in a receptacle designed for solid waste storage that is located along a highway or on other public or private property.
287.81(3)(b) (b) Subsections (2) and (2m) do not apply to a person who deposits or discharges solid waste in conformance with chs. 30, 31, 281 to 285 or 289 to 299 or a permit, license or other approval issued by the department under those chapters.
287.81 History History: 1989 a. 335; 1991 a. 19; 1995 a. 227 s. 917; Stats. 1995 s. 287.81; 2001 a. 90; 2009 a. 368; 2011 a. 265; 2019 a. 11.
287.81 Annotation Discarding a cigarette butt onto a highway violates this section's prohibition of discharging “any solid waste on or along any highway." State v. Iverson, 2015 WI 101, 365 Wis. 2d 302, 871 N.W.2d 661, 14-0515.
subch. V of ch. 287 SUBCHAPTER V
ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES
287.91 287.91 Enforcement; duty of department of justice; expenses.
287.91(1)(1)The attorney general shall enforce this chapter except for ss. 287.07, 287.08 and 287.81 and all rules promulgated under this chapter except under those sections.
287.91(2) (2)Notwithstanding sub. (1) and s. 287.95 (3) (a), the attorney general may enforce s. 287.07 (3), (4), and (5) by seeking injunctive relief against any person violating those provisions.
287.91(3) (3)The circuit court for Dane County or for any other county where a violation occurred in whole or in part has jurisdiction to enforce this chapter or related rules by injunctive and other relief appropriate for enforcement.
287.91(4) (4)The department of natural resources shall reimburse the department of justice for the expenses incurred in enforcing this chapter from the appropriation under s. 20.370 (4) (ma).
287.91 History History: 1989 a. 335; 1993 a. 75; 1995 a. 227 s. 919; Stats. 1995 s. 287.91; 2009 a. 50; 2017 a. 59.
287.93 287.93 Inspections. Any officer, employee or authorized representative of the department may enter and inspect any place at which a solid waste facility is located or is being constructed or installed, or inspect any record relating to solid waste management of any person who generates, transports, treats, stores or disposes of solid waste, at any reasonable time for the purpose of ascertaining the state of compliance with this chapter and rules promulgated under this chapter. No person may refuse entry or access to any officer, employee or authorized representative of the department who requests entry or access for purposes of inspection, and who presents appropriate credentials. No person may obstruct, hamper or interfere with any such inspection. The department, if requested, shall furnish to the owner or operator of the premises a report setting forth all facts found that relate to compliance status.
287.93 History History: 1989 a. 335; 1995 a. 227 s. 920; Stats. 1995 s. 287.93.
287.95 287.95 Penalties concerning land disposal and incineration; citations.
287.95(1)(1)Any person who violates s. 287.07 (1m), (4m), or (5) may be required to forfeit $50 for a first violation, may be required to forfeit $200 for a 2nd violation and may be required to forfeit not more than $2,000 for a 3rd or subsequent violation.
287.95(2) (2)
287.95(2)(a)(a) Any person who violates s. 287.07 (2) or 287.08 before January 1, 1995, is not subject to a penalty.
287.95(2)(b) (b) After December 31, 1994, any person who violates s. 287.07 (2) or 287.08 may be required to forfeit $50 for a first violation, may be required to forfeit $200 for a 2nd violation and may be required to forfeit not more than $2,000 for a 3rd or subsequent violation.
287.95(3) (3)
287.95(3)(a)(a) Any person who violates s. 287.07 (3) and (4) before January 1, 1997, is not subject to a penalty.
287.95(3)(b) (b) After December 31, 1996, any person who violates s. 287.07 (3) and (4) may be required to forfeit $50 for a first violation, may be required to forfeit $200 for a 2nd violation and may be required to forfeit not more than $2,000 for a 3rd or subsequent violation.
287.95(4) (4)The department may follow the procedures for the issuance of a citation under ss. 23.50 to 23.99 to collect a forfeiture for the violations under subs. (1), (2) (b) and (3) (b).
287.95 History History: 1989 a. 335, 359; 1995 a. 227 s. 921; Stats. 1995 s. 287.95; 2009 a. 50, 86; 2011 a. 258.
287.97 287.97 Penalties. Any person who violates this chapter, except s. 287.07, 287.08, 287.17, or 287.81, or any rule promulgated under this chapter, except under s. 287.07, 287.08 or 287.81, may be required to forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $1,000 for each violation.
287.97 History History: 1989 a. 335; 1995 a. 227 s. 922; Stats. 1995 s. 287.97; 2009 a. 50.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 50 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on December 6, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after December 6, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 12-6-19)