Date of enactment: April 29, 1996
1995 Senate Bill 271   Date of publication*: May 13, 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 create 84.1039 of the statutes; relating to: designating STH 33 as the “84th Division `Railsplitters' Memorial Highway".
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
297,1 Section 1 . 84.1039 of the statutes is created to read:
84.1039 84th Division “Railsplitters" Memorial Highway. (1) The department shall designate and mark, subject to sub. (2), STH 33 commencing at La Crosse and proceeding easterly to Port Washington as the “84th Division `Railsplitters' Memorial Highway" as a living memorial to and in honor of the men and women of the 84th Division who by their bravery and sacrifice in World Wars I and II brought great credit to this state and to their division, which traces its lineage back to the service of Abraham Lincoln in this state during the Blackhawk war of 1832.
(2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village or town, to cover the cost of erecting and maintaining markers along the route specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the route as the “84th Division `Railsplitters' Memorial Highway", the department shall erect and maintain the markers. No state funds, other than from the receipt of contributions under this subsection, may be expended for the erection or maintenance of the markers.