Date of enactment: July 5, 2013
2013 Senate Bill 135   Date of publication*: July 6, 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 amend 348.27 (9) (a) 1. b. of the statutes; relating to: annual or consecutive month permits for vehicles or combinations of vehicles transporting loads near the Wisconsin-Michigan border.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
34,1 Section 1. 348.27 (9) (a) 1. b. of the statutes is amended to read:
348.27 (9) (a) 1. b. The transportation of exclusively peeled or unpeeled forest products cut crosswise, wood chips, or forestry biomass anywhere upon USH 2 in Iron County, Florence County, or Ashland County or upon USH 2 in Bayfield County from the Ashland County line through Hart Lake Road if the vehicle or combination of vehicles is traveling between this state and Michigan and does not violate length or weight limitations established, as of April 28, 2004, under Michigan law.
34,2 Section 2. Nonstatutory provisions.
(1) Exception to review by the department of transportation. Notwithstanding section 13.096 (2) of the statutes, the department of transportation shall not prepare a report on this bill under section 13.096 (2) and (3) of the statutes because section 348.27 (9) (a) 1. b., 2011 stats., already allows the same loads to be transported on USH 2 in all or parts of Iron County, Ashland County, and Bayfield County.
34,3 Section 3. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to permits issued on the effective date of this subsection.