Date of enactment: March 30, 2006
2005 Assembly Bill 235 Date of publication*: April 12, 2006
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2003-04 : 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 84.1034 of the statutes; relating to: designating and marking STH 173 as the 173rd Airborne Brigade Highway.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
238,1 Section 1. 84.1034 of the statutes is created to read:
84.1034 Airborne Brigade, 173rd, Highway. (1) The department shall designate and, subject to sub. (2), mark the entire route of STH 173, commencing at STH 21 in Monroe County and proceeding northeasterly to STH 73 in the city of Nekoosa in Wood County, as the "173rd Airborne Brigade Highway" as a living memorial to and in honor of the members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, also known as the "Sky Soldiers," who bravely served their country and brought great credit to this state from 1963 to 1972, including deployment to Vietnam in 1965 as the first major ground combat unit of the U.S. army to serve there, and who have continued to serve in Europe since the year 2000.
(2) Upon receipt of sufficient contributions from interested parties, including any county, city, village, or town, to cover the costs of erecting and maintaining markers along the route specified in sub. (1) to clearly identify to motorists the designation of the route as the "173rd Airborne Brigade 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.