Date of enactment: December 20, 1995
1995 Assembly Bill 283 Date of publication*: January 5, 1996
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1993-94: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
1995 WISCONSIN ACT 127
An Act to amend 346.61 and 346.66 of the statutes; relating to: expanding the premises where certain offenses related to reckless driving, driving while under the influence of an intoxicant or controlled substance and the duties of a person involved in an accident apply.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
127,1 Section 1. 346.61 of the statutes is amended to read:
346.61 Applicability of sections relating to reckless and drunken driving. In addition to being applicable upon highways, ss. 346.62 to 346.64 are applicable upon all premises held out to the public for use of their motor vehicles, all premises provided by employers to employes for the use of their motor vehicles and all premises provided to tenants of rental housing in buildings of 4 or more units for the use of their motor vehicles, whether such premises are publicly or privately owned and whether or not a fee is charged for the use thereof. Sections 346.62 to 346.64 do not apply to private parking areas at farms or single-family residences.
127,2 Section 2. 346.66 of the statutes is amended to read:
346.66 Applicability of sections relating to accidents and accident reporting. In addition to being applicable upon highways, ss. 346.67 to 346.70 are applicable upon all premises held out to the public for use of their motor vehicles, all premises provided by employers to employes for the use of their motor vehicles and all premises provided to tenants of rental housing in buildings of 4 or more units for the use of their motor vehicles, whether such premises are publicly or privately owned and whether or not a fee is charged for the use thereof. These sections do not apply to private parking areas at farms or single-family residences or to accidents involving only snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles or vehicles propelled by human power or drawn by animals.
127,3 Section 3. Initial applicability.
(1)  This act first applies to violations committed on the effective date of this subsection, but does not preclude the counting of prior suspensions, revocations or convictions when sentencing a person.
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