Date of enactment: April 3, 1996
1995 Assembly Bill 534 Date of publication*: April 17, 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].
An Act to amend 347.25 (1s) and 347.25 (5) of the statutes; relating to: permitting the use of a green light on fire department command post vehicles and of flashing warning lamps on authorized emergency vehicles.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
190,1 Section 1. 347.25 (1s) of the statutes is amended to read:
347.25 (1s) A vehicle in use by a fire department as a command post at the site of an emergency call may be equipped with a blue or green light which is flashing, oscillating or rotating.
190,1m Section 1m. 347.25 (5) of the statutes, as created by 1995 Wisconsin Act 31, is amended to read:
347.25 (5) Notwithstanding s. 347.26 (11), whenever flashing warning lamps on an authorized emergency vehicle are designed and being used to exhibit a directional arrow at the scene of an emergency, all such the lamps exhibiting the directional arrow shall may be flashing simultaneously or sequentially. If the use of flashing warning lamps to exhibit a directional arrow would likely direct approaching traffic into a lane of traffic moving in the opposite direction, only the flashing warning lamps that exhibit the horizontal bar of a directional arrow may be used and such lamps shall be flashing simultaneously.