1997 WISCONSIN ACT 159
An Act to amend 346.52 (2) and 349.13 (2) (f); and to create 349.13 (1j) of the statutes; relating to: the parking of vehicles on highways adjacent to schoolhouses during specified hours.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
346.52 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
346.52 (2) During the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during school days, no person may stop or leave any vehicle standing, whether temporarily or otherwise, upon the near side of a through highway adjacent to a schoolhouse used for any children below the 9th grade. If the highway adjacent to the schoolhouse is not a through highway, the operator of a vehicle may stop upon the near side thereof during such hours, provided such stopping is temporary and only for the purpose of receiving or discharging passengers. This subsection shall not apply to villages, towns or cities when the village or town board or common council thereof by ordinance permits parking of any vehicle or of school buses only on the near side of specified highways adjacent to schoolhouses during specified hours, or to the parking of vehicles on the near side of highways adjacent to schoolhouses authorized by s. 349.13 (1j).
349.13 (1j) of the statutes is created to read:
349.13 (1j) The department, with respect to state trunk highways outside of corporate limits, and local authorities, with respect to highways under their jurisdiction including state trunk highways or connecting highways within corporate limits, may authorize persons to park their vehicles during specified hours on the near side of a highway adjacent to a schoolhouse located on property of the University of Wisconsin System when the persons are conducting business at the schoolhouse.
349.13 (2) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
349.13 (2) (f) Permit parking of any vehicle or of school buses only on the near side of specified highways adjacent to schoolhouses in 1st class villages, towns or cities during specified hours when the village or town board or common council of any such village, town or city by ordinance so directs.