Date of enactment: August 2, 2017
2017 Senate Bill 90   Date of publication*: August 3, 2017
* 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 342.30 (1g); and to create 342.30 (1g) (b) of the statutes; relating to: removal and replacement of a vehicle or vehicle part identification number.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
55,1 Section 1. 342.30 (1g) of the statutes is renumbered 342.30 (1g) (a) and amended to read:
342.30 (1g) (a) No Except as provided in par. (b), no person may remove, alter or obliterate or intentionally make it impossible to read, as required under sub. (2), an identification number. This subsection does not apply to the obliteration of an identification number which occurs in the process of crushing a vehicle or vehicle part for scrap.
55,2 Section 2. 342.30 (1g) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
342.30 (1g) (b) A person who repairs a vehicle or vehicle part may remove and replace a decal that contains an identification number if the removal and replacement is reasonably necessary for the repair.