2011 WISCONSIN ACT 164
An Act to amend 346.95 (1); and to create 346.89 (4) of the statutes; relating to: the use of a cellular or other wireless telephone by a probationary licensee or instruction permittee while driving a motor vehicle and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
346.89 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
346.89 (4) Subject to sub. (3), no person who holds a probationary license issued under s. 343.085, or an instruction permit issued under s. 343.07, may drive, as defined in s. 343.305 (1) (b), any motor vehicle while using a cellular or other wireless telephone, except to report an emergency.
346.95 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
346.95 (1) Any person violating s. 346.87, 346.88, 346.89 (2) or (4), 346.90 to 346.92 or 346.94 (1), (9), (10), (11), (12) or (15) may be required to forfeit not less than $20 nor more than $40 for the first offense and not less than $50 nor more than $100 for the 2nd or subsequent conviction within a year.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 7th month beginning after publication.