Date of enactment: June 21, 2013
2013 Senate Bill 45   Date of publication*: June 22, 2013
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: 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."
An Act to renumber 343.17 (6); to amend 343.50 (4); and to create 45.03 (13) (o), 343.14 (2) (j), 343.17 (3) (a) 15., 343.17 (6) (b) and 343.50 (3) (am) of the statutes; relating to: indication of veteran status on an operator's license or identification card.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
17,1 Section 1. 45.03 (13) (o) of the statutes is created to read:
45.03 (13) (o) Provide verification to the department of transportation of the information required under s. 343.14 (2) (j).
17,2 Section 2. 343.14 (2) (j) of the statutes is created to read:
343.14 (2) (j) A statement as to whether the applicant is a veteran, as defined in s. 45.01 (12), and, if so, whether the applicant wishes to have his or her veteran status indicated on the license or identification card. If the applicant has indicated that he or she is a veteran and wishes to have his or her veteran status indicated on the license or identification card, the applicant shall provide verification from the department of veterans affairs or a county veterans service officer that the applicant is a veteran.
17,3 Section 3. 343.17 (3) (a) 15. of the statutes is created to read:
343.17 (3) (a) 15. If the person is a veteran, has indicated that he or she wishes to have his or her veteran status indicated on the license, and has provided the verification required under s. 343.14 (2) (j), an indication that the person is a veteran.
17,7 Section 7. 343.50 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
343.50 (4) Application. The application for an identification card shall include any information required under ss. 85.103 (2) and 343.14 (2) (a), (b), (bm), (br), (em), and (es), and (j), and such further information as the department may reasonably require to enable it to determine whether the applicant is entitled by law to an identification card. Except with respect to renewals described in s. 343.165 (4) (d) or renewals by mail or electronic means as authorized under sub. (6), and except as provided in sub. (4g), the department shall, as part of the application process for original issuance or renewal of an identification card, take a digital photograph including facial image capture of the applicant to comply with sub. (3). Misrepresentations in violation of s. 343.14 (5) are punishable as provided in s. 343.14 (9).
17,8 Section 8. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to applications that are made on the effective date of this subsection.
17,9 Section 9. Effective date.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 6th month beginning after publication.