Effective date note NOTE: Subd. 1. is amended eff. 11-1-14 by 2013 Wis. Act 266. The cross-reference to par. (f) 63. was changed from par. (f) 62. by the legislative reference bureau under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. to reflect the renumbering under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. of s. 341.14 (6r) (f) 62., as created by 2013 Wis. Act 266. Prior to 11-1-14 it reads:
Effective date text 1. Subject to subd. 1m., upon application to register an automobile or motor home, or a motor truck, dual purpose motor home or dual purpose farm truck which has a gross weight of not more than 8,000 pounds, or a farm truck which has a gross weight of not more than 12,000 pounds, by any person who is a resident of this state and a member of an authorized special group, the department shall issue to the person special plates whose colors and design shall indicate that the vehicle is owned by a person who is a member of the applicable special group. The department may not issue any special group plates under par. (f) 55., 60., or 61r. until 6 months after the department has received information sufficient for the department to determine that any approvals required for use of any logo, trademark, trade name or other commercial symbol designating the professional football team or professional baseball team or associated with Harley-Davidson, Inc., have been obtained. Subject to sub. (9) (d), the department may not issue any special group plates under par. (f) 61m. until the department has received information sufficient for the department to determine that any license or other approval required for use of any logo, trademark or service mark, trade name or other commercial symbol to be used on or in association with these plates has been obtained. Notwithstanding s. 341.12 (2), if the department of corrections does not have flat-plate technology available for use in manufacturing license plates at quality and cost comparable to that available from the state of Minnesota, the department of transportation may not issue any special group plates under par. (f) 59. unless the department of transportation purchases the plates from the state of Minnesota. Sections 16.70, 16.71, 16.72, 16.75, 16.752 to 16.755, 16.765, 16.77, and 16.82 do not apply to purchases of plates issued under par. (f) 59. from the state of Minnesota.
341.14(6r)(b)1m.a. a. Upon receipt of contributions totaling an amount equal to the initial costs of production of the special group plates under par. (f) 61. or $11,800, whichever is less, from Marquette University or other persons interested in the special group plates under par. (f) 61., the department shall commence any development work necessary to implement the provisions of par. (f) 61. and related provisions under this subsection and shall complete the development work within 6 months of its commencement. The development work under this subd. 1m. a. shall be funded only from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (4) (ch) from contributions received by the department for purposes of this subd. 1m. a. If the department does not receive, by June 30, 2013, sufficient contributions to commence development work under this subd. 1m. a., the department may not commence development work under this subd. 1m. a. and shall promptly return to each contributor all contributions, less a transaction fee of no more than $2.50 per contributor for costs associated with the return of contributions, received by the department for purposes of this subd. 1m. a. If the department receives contributions in excess of the amount necessary to commence development work under this subd. 1m. a., the department shall discontinue receiving contributions under this subd. 1m. a. and promptly return to each contributor all contributions, less a transaction fee of no more than $2.50 per contributor for costs associated with the return of contributions, received by the department after the department had received sufficient contributions. No contribution received by the department under this subd. 1m. a. may be applied to any fee established under subd. 2. The department may not issue any special group plates under par. (f) 61. until the department has completed the development work specified in this subd. 1m. a.
341.14(6r)(b)1m.b. b. Upon receipt of contributions totaling an amount equal to the department's final estimate of the initial costs of production of the special group plates under par. (f) 63. or $23,700, whichever is less, from persons interested in the special group plates under par. (f) 63., the department shall commence any development work necessary to implement the provisions of par. (f) 63. and related provisions under this subsection and shall complete the development work within one year of its commencement. As soon as possible, the department shall post notice on the department's Internet site of its final estimate of the initial costs of production of the special group plates under par. (f) 63. The development work under this subd. 1m. b. shall be funded only from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (4) (ch) from contributions received by the department for purposes of this subd. 1m. b. If the department does not receive, by June 30, 2017, sufficient contributions to commence development work under this subd. 1m. b., the department may not commence development work under this subd. 1m. b. and shall promptly return to each contributor all contributions, less a transaction fee of no more than $2.50 per contributor for costs associated with the return of contributions, received by the department for purposes of this subd. 1m. b. If the department receives contributions in excess of the amount necessary to commence development work under this subd. 1m. b., the department shall discontinue receiving contributions under this subd. 1m. b. and promptly return to each contributor all contributions, less a transaction fee of no more than $2.50 per contributor for costs associated with the return of contributions, received by the department after the department had received sufficient contributions. No contribution received by the department under this subd. 1m. b. may be applied to any fee established under subd. 2. The department may not issue any special group plates under par. (f) 63. until the department has completed the development work specified in this subd. 1m. b.
341.14 Note NOTE: The cross-references to par. (f) 63. were changed from par. (f) 62. by the legislative reference bureau under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. to reflect the renumbering under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. of s. 341.14 (6r) (f) 62., as created by 2013 Wis. Act 266.
341.14(6r)(b)1m.d. d. Upon receipt of contributions totaling an amount equal to the department's final estimate of the initial costs of production of the special group plates under par. (f) 62. or $23,700, whichever is less, from persons interested in the special group plates under par. (f) 62., the department shall commence any development work necessary to implement the provisions of par. (f) 62. and related provisions under this subsection and shall complete the development work within one year of its commencement. As soon as possible, the department shall post notice on the department's Internet site of its final estimate of the initial costs of production of the special group plates under par. (f) 62. The development work under this subd. 1m. d. shall be funded only from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (4) (ch) from contributions received by the department for purposes of this subd. 1m. d. If the department does not receive, by June 30, 2017, sufficient contributions to commence development work under this subd. 1m. d., the department may not commence development work under this subd. 1m. d. and shall promptly return to each contributor all contributions, less a transaction fee of no more than $2.50 per contributor for costs associated with the return of contributions, received by the department for purposes of this subd. 1m. d. If the department receives contributions in excess of the amount necessary to commence development work under this subd. 1m. d., the department shall discontinue receiving contributions under this subd. 1m. d. and promptly return to each contributor all contributions, less a transaction fee of no more than $2.50 per contributor for costs associated with the return of contributions, received by the department after the department had received sufficient contributions. No contribution received by the department under this subd. 1m. d. may be applied to any fee established under subd. 9. b. The department may not issue any special group plates under par. (f) 62. until the department has completed the development work specified in this subd. 1m. d.
Effective date note NOTE: Subd. 1m. is shown as affected eff. 11-1-14 by 2013 Wis. Acts 188 and 266. Prior to 11-1-14 it reads:
Effective date text 1m. Upon receipt of contributions totaling an amount equal to the initial costs of production of the special group plates under par. (f) 61. or $11,800, whichever is less, from Marquette University or other persons interested in the special group plates under par. (f) 61., the department shall commence any development work necessary to implement the provisions of par. (f) 61. and related provisions under this subsection and shall complete the development work within 6 months of its commencement. The development work under this subdivision shall be funded only from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (4) (ch) from contributions received by the department for purposes of this subdivision. If the department does not receive, by June 30, 2013, sufficient contributions to commence development work under this subdivision, the department may not commence development work under this subdivision and shall promptly return to each contributor all contributions, less a transaction fee of no more than $2.50 per contributor for costs associated with the return of contributions, received by the department for purposes of this subdivision. If the department receives contributions in excess of the amount necessary to commence development work under this subdivision, the department shall discontinue receiving contributions under this subdivision and promptly return to each contributor all contributions, less a transaction fee of no more than $2.50 per contributor for costs associated with the return of contributions, received by the department after the department had received sufficient contributions. No contribution received by the department under this subdivision may be applied to any fee established under subd. 2. The department may not issue any special group plates under par. (f) 61. until the department has completed the development work specified in this subdivision.
341.14(6r)(b)2. 2. An additional fee of $15 shall be charged for the issuance or reissuance of the plates for special groups specified under par. (f), except that no additional fee may be charged under this subdivision for the issuance or reissuance of the plates for special groups specified under par. (f) 1. to 32., 49. to 49s., 51., 56., or 62.
Effective date note NOTE: Subd. 2. is shown as amended eff. 11-1-14 by 2013 Wis. Act 188. Prior to 11-1-14 it reads:
Effective date text 2. An additional fee of $15 shall be charged for the issuance or reissuance of the plates for special groups specified under par. (f), except that no additional fee may be charged under this subdivision for the issuance or reissuance of the plates for special groups specified under par. (f) 1. to 32., 49. to 49s., 51., or 56.
341.14(6r)(b)3. 3. An additional fee of $15 shall be charged for the issuance or reissuance of a plate issued for a special group designated by the department under par. (fm). The department shall deposit in the general fund and credit to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (5) (cj) all fees collected under this subdivision.
341.14(6r)(b)4. 4. An additional fee of $20 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for a special group specified under par. (f) 35. to 47. An additional fee of $40 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on a biennial basis for a special group specified under par. (f) 35. to 47. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $20 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. The fee under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71. The department shall pay all moneys received under this subdivision to the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin system to fund the scholarship programs under s. 36.44.
341.14(6r)(b)5. 5. An additional fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 50. An additional fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 50. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. All moneys received under this subdivision in excess of the initial costs of production of the special group plate under par. (f) 50. or $15,000, whichever is less, shall be deposited in the conservation fund and credited to the appropriation under s. 20.370 (1) (fs). To the extent permitted under ch. 71, the fee under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71.
341.14(6r)(b)6. 6. An additional fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 53. An additional fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on a biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 53. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. All moneys received under this subdivision in excess of the initial costs of data processing for the special group plate under par. (f) 53. or $35,000, whichever is less, shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (1) (ih) and deposited in the fund maintained under s. 48.982 (2e) (a) 2. To the extent permitted under ch. 71, the fee under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71.
341.14(6r)(b)7. 7. An additional fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 54. An additional fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 54. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. All moneys received under this subdivision in excess of the initial costs of production of the special group plate under par. (f) 54. or $196,700, whichever is less, shall be deposited in the conservation fund and credited to the appropriation under s. 20.370 (5) (au). To the extent permitted under ch. 71, the fee under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71.
341.14(6r)(b)8. 8. An additional fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 55. An additional fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 55. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. For each professional football team for which plates are produced under par. (f) 55., all moneys received under this subdivision in excess of the initial costs of data processing for the special group plate related to that team under par. (f) 55. or $35,000, whichever is less, shall be deposited in the general fund and credited as follows:
341.14(6r)(b)8.a. a. An amount equal to the costs of licensing fees under par. (h) that are related to that team shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (5) (cL).
341.14(6r)(b)8.b. b. The remainder after crediting the appropriation account as provided in subd. 8. a. shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (1) (ig). The department of transportation shall identify and record the percentage of moneys that are attributable to each professional football team represented by a plate under par. (f) 55.
341.14(6r)(b)9.a. a. A fee of $15 shall be charged for the issuance or reissuance of a plate for a special group specified under par. (f) 1. to 15., 16. to 19., 20. to 32., 49. to 49s., 51., or 56. All moneys received under this subd. 9. a. in excess of the initial costs of production of the special group plates under par. (f) 3m., 6m., 9g., 9m., 12g., 12m., 49d., 49h., 49s., and 56. or $37,800, whichever is less, shall be deposited in the veterans trust fund.
341.14(6r)(b)9.b. b. A fee of $15 shall be charged for the issuance or reissuance of a plate for a special group specified under par. (f) 15m. to 15q. or 62. All moneys received under this subd. 9. b. in excess of the initial costs of production of the special group plate under par. (f) 15m., 2011 stats., or $23,700, whichever is less, shall be deposited in the veterans trust fund.
341.14 Note NOTE: Subd. par. b. is shown as affected by 2013 Wis. Acts 163 and 188 and as merged by the legislative reference bureau under s. 13.92 (2) (i), eff 11-1-14. Prior to 11-1-14 it reads:
Effective date text b. A fee of $15 shall be charged for the issuance or reissuance of a plate for a special group specified under par. (f) 15m. to 15q. All moneys received under this subd. 9. b. in excess of the initial costs of production of the special group plate under par. (f) 15m., 2011 stats., or $23,700, whichever is less, shall be deposited in the veterans trust fund.
341.14(6r)(b)9m. 9m. An additional fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 55m. An additional fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 55m. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. To the extent permitted under ch. 71, the fee under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71. All moneys received under this subdivision, in excess of $43,600 for the initial costs of production of the special group plate under par. (f) 55m., shall be deposited in the general fund and credited as follows:
341.14(6r)(b)9m.a. a. Twenty-five percent shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.380 (1) (ig).
341.14(6r)(b)9m.b. b. Seventy-five percent shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.380 (1) (ir).
341.14(6r)(b)10. 10. An additional fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 57. An additional fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 57. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. All moneys received under this subdivision, in excess of $27,600 for the initial costs of production of the special group plate under par. (f) 57., shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (1) (gi). To the extent permitted under ch. 71, the fee under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71.
341.14(6r)(b)11. 11. An additional fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 58. An additional fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 58. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. To the extent permitted under ch. 71, the fee under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71. All moneys received under this subdivision, in excess of $43,200 for the initial costs of production of the special group plate under par. (f) 58., shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (1) (g).
341.14(6r)(b)12. 12. A fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 59. A fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 59. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. All moneys received under this subdivision in excess of $23,500 shall be deposited in the conservation fund and credited to the appropriation under s. 20.370 (1) (fs). To the extent permitted under ch. 71, the fee under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71.
341.14(6r)(b)13. 13. An additional fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 60. An additional fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 60. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. For each professional baseball team for which plates are produced under par. (f) 60., all moneys received under this subdivision, in excess of $24,300 for the initial costs of production for each team's special group plates, shall be deposited into the general fund and credited as follows:
341.14(6r)(b)13.a. a. An amount equal to the costs of licensing fees under par. (i) that are related to that team shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (5) (ej).
341.14(6r)(b)13.b. b. The remainder after crediting the appropriation account as provided in subd. 13. a. shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.835 (4) (gb). The department of transportation shall identify and record the percentage of moneys that are attributable to each professional baseball team represented by a plate under par. (f) 60.
341.14(6r)(b)14. 14. Subject to sub. (9) (d), a fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 61m. Subject to sub. (9) (d), a fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 61m. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. All moneys received under this subdivision, in excess of $6,580 for the initial costs of production of the special group plate under par. (f) 61m., shall be deposited into the general fund and credited to the appropriation under s. 20.395 (5) (eg). To the extent permitted under ch. 71, the fee under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71.
341.14(6r)(b)14m. 14m. An additional fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 61r. An additional fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 61r. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. All moneys received under this subdivision, in excess of $16,100 for the initial costs of production of the special group plate under par. (f) 61r., shall be deposited into the general fund and credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (5) (eh).
341.14(6r)(b)15. 15. A voluntary payment of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 9. b. shall be collected in connection with the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 62. A voluntary payment of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 9. b. shall be collected in connection with the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 62. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. No plate may be issued for the special group specified under par. (f) 62. unless the voluntary payment under this subdivision is collected. All moneys received under this subdivision shall be deposited into the general fund and credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.485 (1) (gf). To the extent permitted under ch. 71, the voluntary payment under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71.
Effective date note NOTE: Subd. 15. is created eff. 11-1-14 by 2013 Wis. Act 188.
341.14(6r)(b)16. 16. Subject to sub. (10) (d), a fee of $25 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on an annual basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 63. Subject to sub. (10) (d), a fee of $50 that is in addition to the fee under subd. 2. shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of a plate issued on the biennial basis for the special group specified under par. (f) 63. if the plate is issued or renewed during the first year of the biennial registration period or $25 for the issuance or renewal if the plate is issued or renewed during the 2nd year of the biennial registration period. All moneys received under this subdivision shall be deposited into the general fund and credited to the appropriation under s. 20.395 (5) (ei). To the extent permitted under ch. 71, the fee under this subdivision is deductible as a charitable contribution for purposes of the taxes under ch. 71.
Effective date note NOTE: This subdivision is created as subd. 15. eff. 11-1-14 by 2013 Wis. Act 266 and renumbered to subd. 16. by the legislative reference bureau under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. The cross-references to par. (f) 63. were changed from par. (f) 62. by the legislative reference bureau under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. to reflect the renumbering under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. of s. 341.14 (6r) (f) 62., as created by 2013 Wis. Act 266.
341.14(6r)(c) (c) Special group plates shall display the word "Wisconsin", the name of the applicable authorized special group, a symbol representing the special group, not exceeding one position, and identifying letters or numbers or both, not exceeding 6 positions and not less than one position. Except as provided in this paragraph, the department shall specify the design for special group plates, but the department shall consult the president of the University of Wisconsin System before specifying the word or symbol used to identify the special groups under par. (f) 35. to 47., the secretary of natural resources before specifying the word or symbol used to identify the special groups under par. (f) 50. and 59., the chief executive officer of the professional football team and an authorized representative of the league of professional football teams described in s. 229.823 to which that team belongs before specifying the design for the applicable special group plate under par. (f) 55., the chief trademark officer of Harley-Davidson Michigan, LLC before specifying the design for the applicable special group plate under par. (f) 61r., the department of veterans affairs before specifying the design for the special group plates under par. (f) 49d., 49h., and 49s., and the department of tourism and chief executive officer of the organization specified in par. (f) 55m. before specifying the design and word or symbol used to identify the special group name for special group plates under par. (f) 55m. Special group plates under par. (f) 50. shall be as similar as possible to regular registration plates in color and design. Special group plates issued under par. (f) 62. shall display the words "In God We Trust". The department shall make available 2 designs for the special group plates under par. (f) 60. The department may not specify any design for the special group plates under par. (f) 60. unless the design is approved by the executive vice president of the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club LP. The word or symbol used to identify the special group under par. (f) 59. shall be different from the word or symbol used to identify the special group under par. (f) 50. and the design shall cover the entire plate. Special group plates under par. (f) 61m. shall display a logo or image of the lion associated with the Lions Clubs International. Special group plates under par. (f) 61r. shall display a bar and shield logo associated with Harley-Davidson, Inc., on the left portion of the plates and the words "share the road" on the bottom portion of the plates. Special group plates under par. (f) 63. shall display the words "Trout Unlimited." Notwithstanding par. (e), special group plates under par. (f) 33m. and 48m. shall be the same color and design that was specified by the department for special group plates under par. (f) 33. and 48., respectively, immediately prior to January 1, 2007. The design for special group plates under par. (f) 33. and 48. shall be different from the design of special group plates under par. (f) 33m. and 48m., respectively.
341.14 Note NOTE: Par. (c) is shown as affected by 2013 Wis. Acts 188 and 266 and as merged by the legislative reference bureau under s. 13.92 (2) (i), eff 11-1-14. The cross-reference to par. (f) 63. was changed from par. (f) 62. by the legislative reference bureau under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. to reflect the renumbering under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. of s. 341.14 (6r) (f) 62., as created by 2013 Wis. Act 266. Prior to 11-1-14 it reads:
Effective date text (c) Special group plates shall display the word "Wisconsin", the name of the applicable authorized special group, a symbol representing the special group, not exceeding one position, and identifying letters or numbers or both, not exceeding 6 positions and not less than one position. Except as provided in this paragraph, the department shall specify the design for special group plates, but the department shall consult the president of the University of Wisconsin System before specifying the word or symbol used to identify the special groups under par. (f) 35. to 47., the secretary of natural resources before specifying the word or symbol used to identify the special groups under par. (f) 50. and 59., the chief executive officer of the professional football team and an authorized representative of the league of professional football teams described in s. 229.823 to which that team belongs before specifying the design for the applicable special group plate under par. (f) 55., the chief trademark officer of Harley-Davidson Michigan, LLC before specifying the design for the applicable special group plate under par. (f) 61r., the department of veterans affairs before specifying the design for the special group plates under par. (f) 49d., 49h., and 49s., and the department of tourism and chief executive officer of the organization specified in par. (f) 55m. before specifying the design and word or symbol used to identify the special group name for special group plates under par. (f) 55m. Special group plates under par. (f) 50. shall be as similar as possible to regular registration plates in color and design. The department shall make available 2 designs for the special group plates under par. (f) 60. The department may not specify any design for the special group plates under par. (f) 60. unless the design is approved by the executive vice president of the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club LP. The word or symbol used to identify the special group under par. (f) 59. shall be different from the word or symbol used to identify the special group under par. (f) 50. and the design shall cover the entire plate. Special group plates under par. (f) 61m. shall display a logo or image of the lion associated with the Lions Clubs International. Special group plates under par. (f) 61r. shall display a bar and shield logo associated with Harley-Davidson, Inc., on the left portion of the plates and the words "share the road" on the bottom portion of the plates. Notwithstanding par. (e), special group plates under par. (f) 33m. and 48m. shall be the same color and design that was specified by the department for special group plates under par. (f) 33. and 48., respectively, immediately prior to January 1, 2007. The design for special group plates under par. (f) 33. and 48. shall be different from the design of special group plates under par. (f) 33m. and 48m., respectively.
341.14(6r)(d)1. 1. Subject to subd. 2. and par. (c), the department shall specify the word or words comprising the special group name and the symbol to be displayed upon special group plates for a group associated with a branch of the armed services or a related organization after consultation with the appropriate state or federal representative of that service or organization. Special group plates for a group associated with a branch of the armed services or a related organization shall be colored red, white and blue.
341.14(6r)(d)2. 2. Special group plates under par. (f) 19m. shall display a gold star flag. The department shall consult the Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation, Inc., in designing the special group plates under par. (f) 19m., and the department may not specify a design for the special group plates under par. (f) 19m. unless the design is approved in writing by the department of veterans affairs.
341.14(6r)(e) (e) The department shall specify one combination of colors for special group plates for groups or organizations which are not military in nature and not special group plates under par. (f) 35. to 47., 50., and 59., for each professional football team under par. (f) 55., and for each professional baseball team under par. (f) 60. The department shall specify one combination of colors for special group plates under par. (f) 35. to 47. Subject to par. (c), the department shall specify the word or words comprising the special group name and the symbol to be displayed upon special group plates for a group or organization which is not military in nature after consultation with the chief executive officer in this state of the group or organization. The department shall require that the word or words and symbol for a university specified under par. (f) 35. to 47. be a registration decal or tag and affixed to the special group plate and be of the colors for a university specified under par. (f) 35. to 47. that the president of the University of Wisconsin System specifies. The department shall consult the chief trademark officer of Harley-Davidson Michigan, LLC before specifying the colors for the special group plate under par. (f) 61r.
341.14(6r)(f) (f) Subject to par. (b) 1m., the department shall issue special group plates under this subsection for the following authorized special groups:
341.14(6r)(f)1. 1. U.S. army.
341.14(6r)(f)1m. 1m. U.S. Army retired.
341.14(6r)(f)2. 2. U.S. army reserve.
341.14(6r)(f)3. 3. U.S. army veterans.
341.14(6r)(f)3m. 3m. Students and alumni of the U.S. Military Academy.
341.14(6r)(f)4. 4. U.S. navy.
341.14(6r)(f)4m. 4m. U.S. navy retired.
341.14(6r)(f)5. 5. U.S. navy reserve.
341.14(6r)(f)6. 6. U.S. navy veterans.
341.14(6r)(f)6m. 6m. Students and alumni of the U.S. Naval Academy.
341.14(6r)(f)7. 7. U.S. air force.
341.14(6r)(f)7m. 7m. U.S. air force retired.
341.14(6r)(f)8. 8. U.S. air force reserve.
341.14(6r)(f)9. 9. U.S. air force veterans.
341.14(6r)(f)9g. 9g. Students and alumni of the U.S. Air Force Academy.
341.14(6r)(f)9m. 9m. Members of the Civil Air Patrol.
341.14(6r)(f)10. 10. U.S. coast guard.
341.14(6r)(f)10m. 10m. U.S. coast guard retired.
341.14(6r)(f)11. 11. U.S. coast guard reserve.
341.14(6r)(f)12. 12. U.S. coast guard veterans.
341.14(6r)(f)12g. 12g. Students and alumni of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
341.14(6r)(f)12m. 12m. Students and alumni of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
341.14(6r)(f)13. 13. U.S. marine corps.
341.14(6r)(f)13m. 13m. U.S. marine corps retired.
341.14(6r)(f)14. 14. U.S. marine corps reserve.
341.14(6r)(f)15. 15. U.S. marine corps veterans.
341.14(6r)(f)15m. 15m. Woman veteran air force.
341.14(6r)(f)15n. 15n. Woman veteran army.
341.14(6r)(f)15o. 15o. Woman veteran coast guard.
341.14(6r)(f)15p. 15p. Woman veteran marine corps.
341.14(6r)(f)15q. 15q. Woman veteran navy.
341.14(6r)(f)16. 16. World War I veterans.
341.14(6r)(f)17. 17. World War II veterans.
341.14(6r)(f)18. 18. Korean War veterans.
341.14(6r)(f)19. 19. Vietnam War veterans.
341.14(6r)(f)19m. 19m. Persons who have had an immediate family member die while serving in the U.S. armed forces or in forces incorporated as part of the U.S. armed forces if the immediate family member meets any of the eligibility criteria specified in 10 USC 1126 (a) (1) to (3) for a gold star lapel button.
341.14(6r)(f)20. 20. Persons awarded the distinguished service cross medal.
341.14(6r)(f)21. 21. Persons awarded the air force cross medal.
341.14(6r)(f)22. 22. Persons awarded the navy cross medal.
341.14(6r)(f)23. 23. Persons awarded the distinguished service medal from any branch of the U.S. armed forces.
341.14(6r)(f)24. 24. Persons awarded the silver star medal.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before Oct. 4, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after Oct. 4, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 10-4-14)