2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
March 22, 2018 - Introduced by Representatives Subeck, Berceau, Crowley,
Fields, Sargent and Sinicki, cosponsored by Senators Hansen,
Risser and L. Taylor. Referred to Committee on Consumer Protection.
1An Act to create
100.62 of the statutes; relating to: requiring locks on gas
2pumps and providing a penalty.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires sellers of motor vehicle fuel to place locks on each pump
capable of reading a credit or debit card. The locks must be unique to the property
on which the pumps are located; a key capable of opening a lock on one property may
not be capable of opening a lock on another property. A person who violates this
requirement is subject to a forfeiture of up to $200.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
100.62 of the statutes is created to read:
4100.62 Locks required for fuel pumps. (1) Locks required
. Any person 5
who sells or distributes motor vehicle fuel in this state and who dispenses that fuel 6
from a pump capable of reading a credit or debit card shall ensure that each pump 7
is locked to prevent access to the pump's internal card-reading mechanism. Locks
used on pumps must be unique to the property on which the pumps are located and 2
a key capable of opening a lock on one property may not be capable of opening a lock 3
on another property.
. A person who violates sub. (1) is subject to a forfeiture of no more 5
This act takes effect on the 90th day after the day of publication.