2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
December 5, 2017 - Introduced by Representatives R. Brooks, Mason, Felzkowski,
Edming, Tittl, Duchow, E. Brooks, Hutton, Kooyenga, Kremer, Macco,
Murphy, Mursau, Neylon, Quinn, Skowronski, Steffen, Thiesfeldt, Young
and Zimmerman, cosponsored by Senators Kapenga, Craig,
and Nass. Referred to Committee on Transportation.
1An Act to amend
218.0116 (1) (n); and to create
218.0121 (3m) (e) of the 2
statutes; relating to: dealers of electric motor vehicles.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, a motor vehicle dealer must be licensed by the Department
of Transportation. Also under current law, a manufacturer of motor vehicles may not
operate or control a motor vehicle dealership. Under this bill, a manufacturer that
manufactures only motor vehicles that are propelled solely by electric power may
engage in the business of a motor vehicle dealer.
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:
218.0116 (1) (n) of the statutes is amended to read:
(n) The selling of new motor vehicles for which the dealer is not 5
franchised or otherwise authorized to sell
218.0121 (3m) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
(e) The ownership, operation, or control of a dealership by a 2
manufacturer that manufacturers only motor vehicles that are propelled solely by 3