Date of enactment: December 16, 2015
2015 Senate Bill 225   Date of publication*: December 17, 2015
* 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 and amend 349.18 (1m) (c); and to create 349.18 (1m) (c) 2. of the statutes; relating to: municipal authority to authorize the operation of golf carts on or across highways.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
125,1 Section 1. 349.18 (1m) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 349.18 (1m) (c) 1. and amended to read:
349.18 (1m) (c) 1. An ordinance under this subsection may not allow the operation of golf carts on or, except as provided in subd. 2., across any state trunk highway or connecting highway.
125,2 Section 2. 349.18 (1m) (c) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
349.18 (1m) (c) 2. A municipality or county may, by ordinance, allow the operation of golf carts across a state trunk or connecting highway if the state trunk or connecting highway has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less, the highway crossing will connect highways designated for golf cart operation under par. (a) or (b), and the municipality or county provides sufficient funds to the department to cover the costs of erecting and maintaining highway crossing signs. If a highway crossing is established under this subdivision, the department shall erect and maintain any signs necessary to mark the crossing.