Trans 149.06(5)(c) (c) Impoundment. If the vehicle or a part of the vehicle is determined to be stolen, or any vehicle identification number has been altered, removed or obliterated, the inspector may seize the vehicle or part of the vehicle in accordance with ss. 968.10 and 968.11 (4), or 342.30 (4) (a), Stats.
Trans 149.06(6) (6)Certificate of inspection. A certificate of inspection shall be completed for each vehicle inspection and shall include all of the following:
Trans 149.06(6)(a) (a) The applicant's full name.
Trans 149.06(6)(b) (b) The applicant's complete address.
Trans 149.06(6)(c) (c) The signature of the applicant if the applicant is present at the inspection site, or the signature of the agent representing the applicant at the inspection site.
Trans 149.06(6)(d) (d) The inspector's name.
Trans 149.06(6)(e) (e) The inspector's badge number, or if the inspector is not a law enforcement officer, the department-assigned inspector identifying number.
Trans 149.06(6)(f) (f) The number of the inspector's employing agency.
Trans 149.06(6)(g) (g) A description of the vehicle being inspected, including the vehicle year, make and model.
Trans 149.06(6)(h) (h) The public vehicle identification number, any secondary vehicle identification numbers inspected, the engine and transmission vehicle identification numbers, if inspected, and the identification numbers of each major part of the vehicle that is inspected or that has been replaced.
Trans 149.06 Note Note: This does not require the inspector to reveal the location of a secondary vehicle identification number.
Trans 149.06(6)(i) (i) An indication that the inspector has checked available stolen auto and auto parts databases for the vehicle and major parts being inspected and concluded that neither the parts nor the vehicle are stolen.
Trans 149.06(6)(j) (j) The date of the inspection.
Trans 149.06(6)(k) (k) A statement as to whether the vehicle passed inspection and, if the vehicle did not pass inspection, a short statement of each reason the vehicle did not pass inspection.
Trans 149.06 Note Note: The forms identified in this section are MV 4060, Certificate of Inspection, MV-1, Application for Title/Registration; Certificate of Inspection; and MV-2673, Repaired Salvage Vehicle Major Parts Statement. The forms may be obtained from the Department of Transportation, Document and Map Sales, 3617 Pierstorff Street, P.O. Box 7713, Madison, WI 53704.
Trans 149.06 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1994, No. 468, eff. 1-1-95; am. (4) (a), Register, February, 1996, No. 482, eff. 3-1-96.
Trans 149.07 Trans 149.07Application procedure following inspection.
Trans 149.07(1)(1)Vehicles passing inspection.
Trans 149.07(1)(a)(a) Submission of application materials. The inspector shall promptly submit the following to the department following an inspection:
Trans 149.07(1)(a)1. 1. The applicant's application for certificate of title or registration.
Trans 149.07(1)(a)2. 2. The applicant's current salvage certificate of title. This subdivision does not apply to homemade or reconstructed vehicles.
Trans 149.07(1)(a)3. 3. The salvage affidavit of major parts of the vehicle.
Trans 149.07(1)(a)4. 4. The original bill of sale received by the applicant for each major part of the vehicle that has been changed.
Trans 149.07(1)(a)5. 5. The written certification appointing any agent who appeared on behalf of the applicant submitted under s. Trans 149.05 (3) (b).
Trans 149.07(1)(a)6. 6. The completed certificate of inspection.
Trans 149.07(1)(a)7. 7. The inspection fee and any fees for registering and issuance of a title certificate for the vehicle in accordance with the application.
Trans 149.07 Note Note: The forms identified in this section are MV-1, Application for Title/Registration; MV-4060, Certificate of Inspection; and MV-2673, Repaired Salvage Vehicle Major Parts Statement. The forms may be obtained from the Department of Transportation, Document and Map Sales, 3617 Pierstorff Street, P.O. Box 7713, Madison, WI 53704.
Trans 149.07(1)(b) (b) Overpayment or underpayment of fees. The department shall refund to the applicant any excess fees received. In the case of insufficient payment being received, the department shall advise the applicant of the shortfall and may not issue a title or register the vehicle until full payment is received.
Trans 149.07(1)(c) (c) Records retained by inspector. The inspector shall retain the photos of the vehicle and one copy of the certificate of inspection for 3 years following the inspection.
Trans 149.07(2) (2)Vehicles failing inspection.
Trans 149.07(2)(a)(a) Stolen vehicle or parts. If at any time the inspector discovers that a vehicle is stolen, contains stolen parts, or has altered, removed or obliterated vehicle identification numbers, the inspector may seize the vehicle or part of the vehicle in accordance with ss. 968.10 and 968.11, or 342.30 (4) (a), Stats. An inspector who is not a law enforcement officer shall notify a law enforcement officer regarding any discovery that a vehicle is stolen or that it contains stolen parts, or has altered, removed or obliterated vehicle identification numbers. The vehicle shall fail the inspection. The other provisions of this section may not apply to the vehicle.
Trans 149.07(2)(b) (b) 15-day reinspection. The applicant may request an opportunity to correct safety or equipment defects and to return the vehicle for reinspection. The inspector may schedule the reinspection for any date up to 15 calendar days from the date of inspection, but may not require that the reinspection be performed less than 3 calendar days from the date of initial inspection. No additional fees may be charged for reinspections under this paragraph and reinspections shall be conducted in the same manner as initial inspections under this chapter. If reinspection is requested under this subsection, the inspector shall retain all application materials pending the reinspection. If the vehicle passes reinspection, the inspector shall proceed under sub. (1). If the vehicle does not pass reinspection, the applicant shall proceed under either par. (c), (d) or (e). If the vehicle is not reinspected as scheduled or within 15 days after the initial inspection, the inspector shall forward the application to the department.
Trans 149.07(2)(c) (c) Vehicle not titled in owner's name. If the vehicle fails inspection or reinspection, the vehicle is not titled in the name of the applicant, and the applicant does not elect to junk the vehicle under par. (f), the inspector shall submit the application for certificate of title, the certificate of inspection, the inspection fee and other titling fees and sales taxes to the department. Remaining registration fees and a copy of the certificate of inspection shall be returned to the applicant.
Trans 149.07(2)(d) (d) Vehicle titled in owner's name. If the vehicle fails inspection or reinspection, the vehicle is titled in the name of the applicant, and the applicant does not elect to junk the vehicle under par. (f), the inspector shall submit the certificate of inspection and the inspection fee to the department. The remaining application materials and a copy of the certificate of inspection shall be returned to the applicant.
Trans 149.07(2)(e) (e) Department actions following failed inspection. Upon receipt of materials for a vehicle that has not passed inspection, the department shall issue or re-issue a salvage certificate of title to the applicant and shall return all bills of sale, and the major parts statement.
Trans 149.07(2)(f) (f) Junking a vehicle. An applicant may elect to junk a vehicle at any time. If the applicant elects to junk the vehicle, the applicant or inspector shall write “JUNKED" on the certificate of title or mark the certificate of title in some other manner to clearly indicate that the vehicle is junked. The inspector shall submit the certificate of title, the certificate of inspection and the inspection fee to the department. The inspector shall return any remaining application materials and a copy of the certificate of inspection to the applicant. The department shall note in its records that the vehicle has been junked and may not issue another certificate of title for the vehicle.
Trans 149.07 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1994, No. 468, eff. 1-1-95; CR 03-122: am. (1) (a) 2. Register May 2004 No. 581, eff. 6-1-04.
Trans 149.08 Trans 149.08Payment and distribution of inspection fee.
Trans 149.08(1)(1) The applicant shall pay an inspection fee for each inspection performed, except that there is no additional fee for the reinspection described in s. Trans 149.07 (2) (b). There is no fee for the inspection of a homemade or reconstructed vehicle.
Trans 149.08(2) (2) The department shall distribute to the inspecting agency its share of an inspection fee collected for inspections performed by its certified employees within 60 days after the fees are submitted to the department or as soon thereafter as possible. Fees collected by the state patrol shall be deposited in the transportation fund.
Trans 149.08(3) (3) The inspection fee, except those collected by the state patrol, shall be distributed as follows:
Trans 149.08(3)(a) (a) 75% to the agency employing the inspector at the time the inspection was performed.
Trans 149.08(3)(b) (b) 25% to the transportation fund.
Trans 149.08 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1994, No. 468, eff. 1-1-95; CR 03-122: am. (1) Register May 2004 No. 581, eff. 6-1-04.
Trans 149.09 Trans 149.09Application for certificate of title and registration for vehicles previously junked in department records.
Trans 149.09(1)(1) The department may not issue a certificate of title for a vehicle that was noted as junked in the records of the department on or after May 1, 1989.
Trans 149.09 Note Note: Section 342.34 (3), Stats.
Trans 149.09(2) (2) A salvage certificate of title may be issued, upon proper application, for a vehicle noted as junked prior to May 1, 1989, in department records.
Trans 149.09(3) (3) The department may not issue a certificate of title for a vehicle if the certificate of title for the vehicle was inscribed by a person other than a state with the word “JUNKED" or any other notation clearly indicating that the vehicle was junked unless the owner provides an affidavit stating that the inscription on the title was entered in error, explaining how the information was entered in error and the vehicle passes an inspection under s. Trans 149.05. The department may refuse to issue a title for such a vehicle if it concludes that the vehicle was intended to be junked at the time the title was noted as junked.
Trans 149.09 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1994, No. 468, eff. 1-1-95.
Trans 149.10 Trans 149.10Application for certificate of title or registration for a repaired, junk or salvage vehicle from another jurisdiction.
Trans 149.10(1) (1) The Wisconsin certificate of title issued for a vehicle previously titled in another jurisdiction as a repaired salvage vehicle, or a substantially similar term as used in that jurisdiction, shall contain a notation identifying the vehicle as a repaired salvage vehicle or repeat the notation from the other jurisdiction and indicate the jurisdiction where the vehicle was previously titled.
Trans 149.10(2) (2) A vehicle titled in another jurisdiction as salvage, or a substantially similar term as used in that jurisdiction, may be titled and registered under the provisions of this chapter. The Wisconsin certificate of title shall contain a notation describing the vehicle as previously titled as salvage or repeat the notation from the other jurisdiction and indicate the jurisdiction issuing that title.
Trans 149.10(3) (3) A vehicle previously titled in another jurisdiction as junked, or a substantially similar term as used in that jurisdiction, may not be titled or registered in Wisconsin.
Trans 149.10 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1994, No. 468, eff. 1-1-95.
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