Date of enactment: July 1, 1998
1997 Senate Bill 88   Date of publication*: July 15, 1998
* 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 renumber 346.60 (3m); and to create 346.60 (3m) (b) of the statutes; relating to: increasing forfeitures for motor vehicle speed restriction violations committed in school zones and providing penalties.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
325,1 Section 1 . 346.60 (3m) of the statutes is renumbered 346.60 (3m) (a).
325,2 Section 2 . 346.60 (3m) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
346.60 (3m) (b) If an operator of a vehicle violates s. 346.57 (2) to (5) when children are present in a zone designated by “school" warning signs as provided in s. 118.08 (1), any applicable minimum and maximum forfeiture specified in sub. (2) or (3) for the violation shall be doubled.
325,3 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 other violations as prior violations for sentencing a person or for suspending or revoking a person's operating privilege.
325,4 Section 4 . Effective date.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 6th month beginning after publication.