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AB40, s. 3118 11Section 3118. 341.61 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1137,1912 341.61 (3) Willfully twists, paints, alters or adds to or cuts off any portion of
13a registration plate, insert tag, decal or other evidence of registration; or who places
14or deposits, or causes to be placed or deposited on such plate, insert tag, decal or other
15evidence of registration
any substance to hinder the normal reading of such plate,
16insert tag, decal or other evidence of registration
; or who defaces, disfigures, covers,
17obstructs, changes or attempts to change any letter or figure thereon; or who causes
18such plate, insert tag, decal or other evidence of registration to appear to be a
19different color.
AB40, s. 3119 20Section 3119. 341.61 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1137,2221 341.61 (4) Possesses a fraudulently or unlawfully obtained registration plate,
22insert tag, decal or other evidence of registration
.
AB40, s. 3120 23Section 3120. 341.61 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1137,2524 341.61 (5) Possesses a counterfeit registration plate , insert tag, decal or other
25evidence of registration
.
AB40, s. 3121
1Section 3121. 341.615 of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1138,5 2341.615 Reproducing evidence of registration prohibited. Except as
3authorized by the department, any person who reproduces, by any means whatever,
4a registration plate, insert tag, decal or other evidence of registration shall forfeit not
5less than $200 nor more than $500.
AB40, s. 3122 6Section 3122. 341.63 (1) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
AB40,1138,127 341.63 (1) (f) The motor vehicle is registered under the international
8registration plan specified in s. 341.405 and the motor vehicle has been identified by
9the federal motor carrier safety administration as having been assigned for safety
10to a motor carrier whose business is operated, managed, or otherwise controlled or
11affiliated with a person that has been issued a federal out-of-service order for
12unsatisfactory safety compliance.
AB40, s. 3123 13Section 3123. 341.63 (1m) of the statutes is created to read:
AB40,1138,1714 341.63 (1m) Upon receiving notice that a motor carrier has been issued a
15federal out-of-service order for unsatisfactory safety compliance, the department
16shall suspend the registration of each motor vehicle to which all of the following
17apply:
AB40,1138,1918 (a) The motor carrier is identified on the motor vehicle's registration
19application as the motor carrier responsible for the safety of the vehicle.
AB40,1138,2120 (b) The motor vehicle is registered under the international registration plan
21specified in s. 341.405.
AB40, s. 3124 22Section 3124. 341.63 (1r) of the statutes is created to read:
AB40,1139,523 341.63 (1r) The department may suspend the registration of a motor vehicle
24registered under the international registration plan specified in s. 341.405 if the
25department determines that the motor carrier identified on the motor vehicle's

1registration application as the motor carrier responsible for safety of the vehicle is
2the same or substantially the same business, or that elements of the motor carrier
3operation are the same or substantially the same business elements, as a motor
4carrier that has been issued a federal out-of-service order for unsatisfactory safety
5compliance.
AB40, s. 3125 6Section 3125. 341.63 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 341.63 (3) (a).
AB40, s. 3126 7Section 3126. 341.63 (3) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
AB40,1139,108 341.63 (3) (b) In addition to or in lieu of ordering the return of registration
9plates under par. (a), the department may seize and destroy the registration plates
10of any motor vehicle for which all of the following apply:
AB40,1139,1311 1. The motor carrier identified on the motor vehicle's registration application
12as the motor carrier responsible for safety of the vehicle has been issued a federal
13out-of-service order for unsatisfactory safety compliance.
AB40,1139,1614 2. The motor vehicle is registered under the international registration plan
15specified in s. 341.405 or under a similar international registration plan under the
16law of another jurisdiction.
AB40, s. 3127 17Section 3127. 341.65 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1139,2418 341.65 (1) (b) "Unregistered motor vehicle" means any motor vehicle that is
19located upon a highway and that is not displaying valid registration plates, a
20temporary operation plate, or other evidence of registration a registration plate for
21which the department's vehicle registration records indicate valid registration
as
22provided under s. 341.18 (1) for the vehicle's current registration period or for a
23registration period for the vehicle that expired within the immediately preceding 31
24days.
AB40, s. 3128
1Section 3128. 342.09 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 342.09 (1) (a) and
2amended to read:
AB40,1140,73 342.09 (1) (a) The department shall maintain a record of each application for
4certificate of title received by it and, when satisfied as to its genuineness and
5regularity and that the applicant is entitled to the issuance of a certificate of title,
6shall issue and, except as provided in par. (b), deliver a certificate to the owner of the
7vehicle.
AB40, s. 3129 8Section 3129. 342.09 (1) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
AB40,1140,119 342.09 (1) (b) If there is a perfected security interest in a vehicle, the
10department shall deliver the certificate of title to the secured party having the
11primary perfected security interest in the vehicle.
AB40, s. 3130 12Section 3130. 342.13 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1140,2013 342.13 (1) If a certificate of title is lost, stolen, mutilated, or destroyed, or
14becomes illegible, the owner or legal representative of the owner named in person in
15possession of
the certificate, as shown by the records of the department, shall
16promptly make application for and may obtain a replacement upon furnishing
17information satisfactory to the department. The replacement certificate of title shall
18contain a notation, in a form determined by the department, identifying the
19certificate as a replacement certificate that may be subject to the rights of a person
20under the original certificate.
AB40, s. 3131 21Section 3131. 342.14 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1140,2322 342.14 (1) For filing an application for the first certificate of title, $53.00 $62,
23by the owner of the vehicle.
AB40, s. 3132 24Section 3132. 342.14 (1r) of the statutes is repealed.
AB40, s. 3133 25Section 3133. 342.14 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1141,2
1342.14 (3) For a certificate of title after a transfer, $53.00 $62, by the owner of
2the vehicle.
AB40, s. 3134 3Section 3134. 342.15 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1141,114 342.15 (1) (a) If an owner transfers an interest in a vehicle, other than by the
5creation of a security interest, the owner shall comply with the requirements of s.
6342.155 and, at the time of the delivery of the vehicle, execute an assignment and
7warranty of title to the transferee in the space provided therefor on the certificate,
8and the owner or person in possession of the certificate, as shown by the records of
9the department, shall
cause the certificate to be mailed or delivered to the transferee,
10except that if the vehicle being transferred is a junk vehicle or has been junked, the
11owner shall return the certificate to the department in accordance with s. 342.34.
AB40, s. 3135 12Section 3135. 342.15 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1141,1713 342.15 (1) (c) If an owner transfers his or her interest in a salvage vehicle, the
14owner shall at the time of the delivery of the vehicle, execute an assignment and
15warranty of title to the transferee in the space provided therefor on the certificate,
16and the owner or person in possession of the certificate, as shown by the records of
17the department, shall
cause the certificate to be mailed or delivered to the transferee.
AB40, s. 3136 18Section 3136. 342.15 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1141,2419 342.15 (5) Any owner of a vehicle for which a certificate of title has been issued,
20who upon transfer of the vehicle fails to execute and deliver the assignment and
21warranty of title required by sub. (1), or the owner or person in possession of such
22certificate of title, as shown by the records of the department, who fails to deliver the
23assignment and warranty of title required by sub. (1)
, may be required to forfeit not
24more than $500.
AB40, s. 3137 25Section 3137. 342.20 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1142,7
1342.20 (1) The owner shall immediately execute, in the space provided therefor
2on the certificate of title or on a separate form or in an automated format prescribed
3by the department, an application to name the secured party on the certificate,
4showing the name and address of the secured party, and the owner or person in
5possession of the owner's certificate, as shown by the records of the department, shall

6cause the certificate, application and the required fee to be delivered to the secured
7party.
AB40, s. 3138 8Section 3138. 342.20 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1142,189 342.20 (3) Upon receipt of the certificate of title, application, and the required
10fee, or upon receipt of the security interest statement and required fee if the secured
11party has utilized the process specified in s. 342.245 (1), the department shall issue
12to the owner a new certificate containing the name and address of the new secured
13party. The department shall deliver to such new secured party, unless the secured
14party utilized the process specified in s. 342.245 (1),
and to the register of deeds of
15the county of the owner's residence, memoranda, in such form as the department
16prescribes, evidencing the notation of the security interest upon the certificate; and
17thereafter, upon any assignment, termination or release of the security interest,
18additional memoranda evidencing such action.
AB40, s. 3139 19Section 3139. 342.22 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1143,220 342.22 (1) (intro.) Within one month or within 10 days following written
21demand by the debtor after there is no outstanding obligation and no commitment
22to make advances, incur obligations or otherwise give value, secured by the security
23interest in a vehicle under any security agreement between the owner and the
24secured party, the secured party shall mail or deliver the certificate of title for the

1vehicle to the department if the secured party is in possession of the certificate and
2shall also
do one of the following:
AB40, s. 3140 3Section 3140. 342.22 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1143,124 342.22 (2) An If an owner, other than a dealer holding the vehicle for resale,
5is in possession of the owner's certificate of title, the owner, upon receipt of the release
6and notice of obligation delivered under sub. (1) (a), shall promptly cause the
7certificate and release to be mailed or delivered to the department, which shall
8release the secured party's rights on the certificate and issue a new certificate. Upon
9receipt of the notice under sub. (1) (b), the owner may, in the form and manner
10prescribed by the department and without additional fee, deliver an application and
11the certificate of title to the department and the department shall issue a new
12certificate of title free of the security interest notation.
AB40, s. 3141 13Section 3141. 342.23 (2) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 342.23 (2) and
14amended to read:
AB40,1143,2015 342.23 (2) An owner or person in possession of the owner's certificate of title,
16as shown by the records of the department,
shall promptly deliver the owner's
17certificate of title to any secured party who is named on it or who has a security
18interest in the vehicle described in it under any other applicable prior law of this
19state, upon receipt of a notice from such secured party that the security interest is
20to be assigned, extended or perfected.
AB40, s. 3142 21Section 3142. 342.23 (2) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
AB40, s. 3143 22Section 3143. 342.23 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1144,223 342.23 (4) Any owner or other person in possession of the owner's certificate
24of title
who fails to deliver the certificate of title to a secured party requesting it

1pursuant to sub. (2) (a) shall be liable to such secured party for any loss caused to the
2secured party thereby and may be required to forfeit not more than $200.
AB40, s. 3144 3Section 3144. 343.03 (3r) of the statutes is created to read:
AB40,1144,104 343.03 (3r) Real ID noncompliant license. If any license described under sub.
5(3) is issued based upon the exception specified in s. 343.165 (7), the license shall, in
6addition to any legend or label described in sub. (3), be marked in a manner
7consistent with requirements under applicable federal law and regulations to
8indicate that the license is issued in accordance with P.L. 109-13, section 202 (d) (11),
9and is not intended to be accepted by any federal agency for federal identification or
10any other official purpose.
AB40, s. 3145 11Section 3145. 343.06 (1) (L) of the statutes, as affected by 2007 Wisconsin Act
1220
, is amended to read:
AB40,1144,1413 343.06 (1) (L) To any person who does not satisfy the requirements under s.
14343.165 (1).
AB40, s. 3146 15Section 3146. 343.065 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
AB40,1144,2116 343.065 (3) (a) If a person issued any commercial driver license under this
17chapter authorizing operation of commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce
18does not have on file with the department a current certification specified in s. 343.14
19(2) (i) 1. covering the person's physical qualifications, the department may
20downgrade the commercial driver license to a restricted commercial driver license
21under this section and impose a "K" restriction on the license.
AB40,1145,422 (b) The department shall promulgate rules to define "downgrade" in
23accordance with federal law and regulations or guidance from the applicable federal
24agency, to establish the process for downgrading a commercial driver license and
25whether or not a new commercial driver license document will be issued after a

1commercial driver license is downgraded, and to establish the process for reinstating
2a downgraded commercial driver license after the department receives from the
3licensee a valid medical certification or other appropriate certification of physical
4qualifications.
AB40, s. 3147 5Section 3147. 343.10 (7) (d) of the statutes, as affected by 2007 Wisconsin Act
620
, is amended to read:
AB40,1145,127 343.10 (7) (d) An occupational license issued by the department under this
8subsection shall be in the form of a license that includes a photograph described in
9s. 343.14 (3), unless the exception under s. 343.14 (3m) applies, and any special
10restrictions cards under s. 343.17 (4). The license shall clearly indicate that
11restrictions on a special restrictions card apply and that the special restrictions card
12is part of the person's license.
AB40, s. 3148 13Section 3148. 343.11 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1146,314 343.11 (1) The department shall not issue a license to a person previously
15licensed in another jurisdiction unless such person surrenders to the department all
16valid operator's licenses possessed by the person issued by any other jurisdiction,
17which surrender operates as a cancellation of the surrendered licenses insofar as the
18person's privilege to operate a motor vehicle in this state is concerned. When such
19applicant surrenders the license to the department, the department shall issue a
20receipt therefor, which receipt shall constitute a temporary license to operate a motor
21vehicle for a period not to exceed 60 days if the applicant meets the standard required
22for eyesight and, in the opinion of the examiner, is not a dangerous hazard to the
23applicant and other users of the highways. Except as provided in s. 343.055, the
24temporary license shall not be valid authorization for the operation of commercial
25motor vehicles.
The temporary license shall be surrendered to the examiner for

1cancellation by the department if the 3rd attempt at the driving test is failed and the
2applicant shall be required to secure a temporary instruction permit for further
3practice driving.
AB40, s. 3149 4Section 3149. 343.11 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB40,1146,85 343.11 (3) Except as provided in sub. (1), the department may issue a receipt
6to any applicant for a license, which receipt shall constitute a temporary license to
7operate a motor vehicle while the application for license is being processed. Such
8temporary license shall be valid for a period not to exceed 30 60 days.
AB40, s. 3150 9Section 3150 . 343.11 (3) of the statutes, as affected by 2011 Wisconsin Act ....
10(this act), is amended to read:
AB40,1146,1611 343.11 (3) Except as provided in sub. (1), the department may issue a receipt
12to any applicant for a license, which receipt shall constitute a temporary license to
13operate a motor vehicle while the application for license is being processed. Such
14temporary license shall be valid for a period not to exceed 60 days. If the application
15for a license is processed under the exception specified in s. 343.165 (7), the receipt
16shall include the marking specified in s. 343.03 (3r).
AB40, s. 3151 17Section 3151. 343.14 (3) of the statutes, as affected by 2007 Wisconsin Act 20,
18is amended to read:
AB40,1146,2519 343.14 (3) The Except as provided in sub. (3m), the department shall, as part
20of the application process, take a digital photograph including facial image capture
21of the applicant to comply with s. 343.17 (3) (a) 2. No Except as provided in sub. (3m),
22no
application may be processed without the photograph being taken. Except as
23provided in sub. (3m) and s. 343.165 (4) (d), in the case of renewal licenses, the
24photograph shall be taken once every 8 years, and shall coincide with the appearance
25for examination which is required under s. 343.16 (3).
AB40, s. 3152
1Section 3152. 343.14 (3m) of the statutes is created to read:
AB40,1147,82 343.14 (3m) If the application for a license is processed under the exception
3specified in s. 343.165 (7), the application may be processed and the license issued
4or renewed without a photograph being taken of the applicant if the applicant
5provides to the department an affidavit stating that the applicant has a sincerely
6held religious belief against being photographed; identifying the religion to which he
7or she belongs or the tenets of which he or she adheres to; and stating that the tenets
8of the religion prohibit him or her from being photographed.
AB40, s. 3153 9Section 3153. 343.165 (1) (intro.) of the statutes, as created by 2007 Wisconsin
10Act 20
, is amended to read:
AB40,1147,1711 343.165 (1) (intro.) The Subject to ss. 343.14 (3m) and 343.50 (4g), the
12department may not complete the processing of an application for initial issuance or
13renewal of an operator's license or identification card received by the department
14after May 10, 2008 the effective date of this subsection .... [LRB inserts date], and no
15such license or identification card may be issued or renewed, unless the applicant
16presents or provides, and, subject to sub. (7), the department verifies under sub. (3),
17all of the following information:
AB40, s. 3154 18Section 3154. 343.165 (2) of the statutes, as created by 2007 Wisconsin Act 20,
19is amended to read:
AB40,1147,2520 343.165 (2) (a) The Subject to sub. (7), the department shall, in processing any
21application for an operator's license or identification card under sub. (1), capture a
22digital image of each document presented or provided to the department by an
23applicant. Images captured under this paragraph shall be maintained, in electronic
24storage and in a transferable format, in the applicant's file or record as provided
25under ss. 343.23 (2) (a) and 343.50 (8) (a).
AB40,1148,3
1(b) The Subject to sub. (7), the department shall record in the applicant's file
2under s. 343.23 (2) (a) or record under s. 343.50 (8) (a) the date on which verification
3under subs. (1) and (3) is completed.
AB40, s. 3155 4Section 3155. 343.165 (3) (a) of the statutes, as created by 2007 Wisconsin Act
520
, is amended to read:
AB40,1148,96 343.165 (3) (a) Except as provided in pars. (b) and (c) and subject to sub. (7),
7the department shall verify, in the manner and to the extent required under federal
8law, each document presented or provided to the department that is required to be
9presented or provided to the department by an applicant under sub. (1).
AB40, s. 3156 10Section 3156. 343.165 (4) (a) of the statutes, as created by 2007 Wisconsin Act
1120
, is amended to read:
AB40,1148,1912 343.165 (4) (a) Subsection (1) does not apply to an application for renewal of
13an operator's license or identification card received by the department after May 10,
142008
the effective date of this paragraph .... [LRB inserts date], if in connection with
15a prior application after May 10, 2008 the effective date of this paragraph .... [LRB
16inserts date]
, the applicant previously presented or provided, and the department
17verified under sub. (3) or (7), the information specified in sub. (1) and, if verified
18under sub. (3),
the department recorded the date on which the verification
19procedures were completed as described in sub. (2) (b).
AB40, s. 3157 20Section 3157. 343.165 (4) (c) of the statutes, as created by 2007 Wisconsin Act
2120
, is amended to read:
AB40,1149,222 343.165 (4) (c) Notwithstanding pars. (a) and (b), no operator's license
23displaying the legend required under s. 343.03 (3m) or identification card displaying
24the legend required under s. 343.50 (3) (a) may be renewed unless the applicant
25presents or provides valid documentary proof under sub. (1) (e) and this proof shows

1that the status by which the applicant qualified for the license or identification card
2has been extended by the secretary of the federal department of homeland security.
AB40, s. 3158 3Section 3158. 343.165 (4) (d) of the statutes, as created by 2007 Wisconsin Act
420
, is amended to read:
AB40,1149,135 343.165 (4) (d) With any license or identification card renewal following a
6license or identification card expiration established under s. 343.20 (1m) or 343.50
7(5) (c) at other than an 8-year interval, the department may determine whether the
8applicant's photograph is to be taken, or if the renewal is for a license the applicant
9is to be examined, or both, at the time of such renewal, so long as the applicant's
10photograph is taken, and if the renewal is for a license the applicant is examined,
11with a license or card renewal at least once every 8 years and the applicant's license
12or identification card at all times includes a photograph unless an exception under
13s. 343.14 (3m) or 343.50 (4g) applies
.
AB40, s. 3159 14Section 3159. 343.165 (5) of the statutes, as created by 2007 Wisconsin Act 20,
15is amended to read:
AB40,1149,2216 343.165 (5) The department may, by rule, require that applications for
17reinstatement of operator's licenses or identification cards, issuance of occupational
18licenses, reissuance of operator's licenses, or issuance of duplicate operator's licenses
19or identification cards, received by the department after May 10, 2008 the effective
20date of this subsection .... [LRB inserts date]
, be processed in a manner consistent
21with the requirements established under this section for applications for initial
22issuance or renewal of operator's licenses and identification cards.
AB40, s. 3160 23Section 3160. 343.165 (7) of the statutes is created to read:
AB40,1150,3
1343.165 (7) (a) The department may process an application for, and issue or
2renew, an operator's license or identification card without meeting the requirements
3under subs. (2) and (3) if all of the following apply:
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