2009 WISCONSIN ACT 390
An Act to create 167.21 of the statutes; relating to: safety standards for movable soccer goals, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
167.21 of the statutes is created to read:
167.21 Movable soccer goals. (1) In this section:
(a) "Commission" means the federal consumer product safety commission.
(b) "Department" means the department of commerce.
(c) "Movable soccer goal" means a freestanding structure that consists of at least 2 upright posts, a crossbar, and support bars and that is designed to be used as a soccer goal and to be movable to different locations.
(2) The department shall promulgate rules that establish safety standards for anchoring and securing, and using counterweights on, movable soccer goals. The standards shall be consistent with guidelines for movable soccer goal safety published by the commission in January 1995.
(3) No person may erect a movable soccer goal on public land unless the person erects the goal in the manner required by the rules promulgated under sub. (2).
(4) A person who violates sub. (3) is subject to a forfeiture of not more than $500.
This act takes effect on the day after publication, except as follows:
(1) The treatment of section 167.21 (3) and (4) of the statutes takes effect on the first day of the 13th month beginning after the effective date of this subsection.