Date of enactment: December 12, 1997
1997 Assembly Bill 19 Date of publication*: December 30, 1997
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1995-96: 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 (title); and to create 347.25 (2m) of the statutes; relating to: the use of strobe lights on human service vehicles and granting rule-making authority.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
31,1 Section 1. 347.25 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
347.25 (title) Special warning lamps on emergency vehicles, school buses and funeral vehicles.
31,2 Section 2. 347.25 (2m) of the statutes is created to read:
347.25 (2m) A human service vehicle may be equipped with a 360-degree flashing strobe light with a flashrate of 60 to 120 per minute. Notwithstanding s. 110.05 (1), the secretary shall prescribe rules for the type, color, installation, operation and light output brilliance of the lights permitted under this subsection.
31,3 Section 3. Effective date.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 4th month beginning after publication.