100.45(4)(c)2. 2. Removes the used ozone-depleting refrigerant using approved refrigerant recovery equipment and sells or otherwise transfers possession of the recovered ozone-depleting refrigerant in compliance with sub. (3) (c).
100.45(4)(d) (d) The individuals who use the equipment under par. (c) have been properly trained and certified as specified by the federal environmental protection agency under 42 USC 7671h.
100.45(4)(e) (e) The person does not knowingly or negligently release ozone-depleting refrigerant to the environment, except for minimal releases that occur during efforts to recover or recycle ozone-depleting refrigerant removed from mobile air conditioners or trailer refrigeration equipment.
100.45(4)(f) (f) The person inspects and, if necessary, repairs mobile air conditioners or trailer refrigeration equipment that leaks or is suspected of leaking before putting additional ozone-depleting refrigerant into those mobile air conditioners or trailer refrigeration equipment.
100.45(4)(h) (h) The person has been properly trained and certified as specified by the federal environmental protection agency under 42 USC 7671h.
100.45(5) (5)Department duties. The department shall do all of the following:
100.45(5)(a) (a) Promulgate rules for the administration of this section including establishing all of the following:
100.45(5)(a)1. 1. A standard of purity for recycled refrigerant from mobile air conditioners that is based on recognized national industry standards.
100.45(5)(a)3. 3. Fees to cover the costs of administering this section.
100.45(5)(b) (b) Identify approved refrigerant recycling equipment and approved refrigerant recovery equipment or approve independent testing organizations that may identify approved refrigerant recycling equipment and approved refrigerant recovery equipment.
100.45(5e) (5e)Department powers.
100.45(5e)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), the department may promulgate rules providing that any portion of sub. (3) or (4) applies with respect to a substance used as a substitute for an ozone-depleting refrigerant.
100.45(5e)(b) (b) The department may not promulgate rules prohibiting the sale or offering for sale of any substance used as a substitute for an ozone-depleting refrigerant in a container holding less than 15 pounds of the substance or regulating an individual's noncommercial use of such a substance that is sold in such a container.
100.45(6) (6)Penalties.
100.45(6)(a) (a) Any person who violates sub. (2) shall be required to forfeit $1,000. Each motor vehicle distributed in violation of sub. (2) constitutes a violation.
100.45(6)(b) (b) Any person who violates sub. (3) shall be required to forfeit not less than $50 nor more than $1,000. Each sale in violation of sub. (3) constitutes a violation.
100.45(6)(c) (c) Any person who violates sub. (4) shall be required to forfeit not less than $50 nor more than $1,000. Each repair, installation or servicing in violation of sub. (4) constitutes a violation.
100.45 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. ATCP 136, Wis. adm. code.
100.46 100.46 Energy consuming products.
100.46(1)(1)Energy conservation standards. The department may by rule adopt energy conservation standards for products that have been established in or promulgated under 42 USC 6291 to 6309.
100.46(2) (2)Prohibited acts; enforcement. No person may sell at retail, install or cause to be installed any product that is not in compliance with rules promulgated under sub. (1). In addition to other penalties and enforcement procedures, the department may apply to a court for a temporary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating a rule adopted under sub. (1).
100.46 History History: 1993 a. 414.
100.46 Note NOTE: 1993 Wis. Act 414, which creates this section, contains extensive explanatory notes.
100.47 100.47 Sales of farm equipment.
100.47(1)(1)Definition. In this section, “farm equipment" means a tractor or other machinery used in the business of farming.
100.47(2) (2)Safety equipment required. No person in the business of selling farm equipment may sell farm equipment unless, at the time of sale, the farm equipment is equipped with all of the following:
100.47(2)(a) (a) A power takeoff master shield, if a tractor.
100.47(2)(b) (b) A power takeoff driveline shield extending to the 2nd universal joint, if farm equipment powered by a tractor.
100.47(2)(c) (c) Lights, reflectors, and other marking devices meeting the applicable requirements under ch. 347 at the time the farm equipment was manufactured, if farm equipment that can be operated on a highway.
100.47(2)(d) (d) A slow moving vehicle emblem meeting standards and specifications established under s. 347.245, if farm equipment that can be operated on a highway.
100.47(3) (3)Disclosure.
100.47(3)(a) (a) If farm equipment subject to sub. (2) (b) is equipped with a power takeoff shield that is not equivalent to the shield installed at the time of manufacture, the person who sells the farm equipment shall so notify the buyer in writing.
100.47(3)(b) (b) No person in the business of selling farm equipment may sell farm equipment that can be operated on a highway unless, at the time of sale, the person who sells the farm equipment discloses to the buyer in writing the gross vehicle weight and axle weights of the unladen farm equipment at the point of sale.
100.47(4) (4)Exceptions. Subsections (2) and (3) (b) do not apply to:
100.47(4)(a) (a) Sales of farm equipment to another person in the business of selling farm equipment for the purpose of resale.
100.47(4)(b) (b) Sales of farm equipment for the purpose of salvage.
100.47(4)(c) (c) Sales by auction, unless the auctioneer holds title to the farm equipment being sold.
100.47(5) (5)Penalty. Any person who violates this section may be required to forfeit not more than $500 for each violation.
100.47 History History: 1993 a. 455; 1993 a. 491 s. 142; Stats. 1993 s. 100.47; 2013 a. 377; 2015 a. 15, 232.
100.48 100.48 Hour meter tampering.
100.48(1)(1)In this section:
100.48(1)(ad) (ad) “All-terrain vehicle" has the meaning given in s. 340.01 (2g).
100.48(1)(ag) (ag) “Boat" has the meaning given in s. 30.50 (2).
100.48(1)(am) (am) “Farm equipment" means a tractor or other machinery used in the business of farming.
100.48(1)(b) (b) “Hour meter" means an instrument that measures and records the actual hours of operation of the vehicle or device to which the instrument is attached.
100.48(1)(bg) (bg) “Off-highway motorcycle" has the meaning given in s. 23.335 (1) (q).
100.48(1)(c) (c) “Snowmobile" has the meaning given in s. 350.01 (12).
100.48(1)(d) (d) “Utility terrain vehicle" has the meaning given in s. 23.33 (1) (ng).
100.48(2) (2)No person may, either personally or through an agent, remove, replace, disconnect, reset, tamper with, alter, or fail to connect, an hour meter attached to farm equipment, a snowmobile, an all-terrain vehicle, a utility terrain vehicle, an off-highway motorcycle, or a boat with the intent to defraud by changing or affecting the number of hours of operation indicated on the hour meter.
100.48(3) (3)
100.48(3)(a)(a) Nothing in this section shall prevent the service, repair or replacement of an hour meter if the number of hours of operation indicated on the hour meter remains the same as before the service, repair or replacement. If an hour meter attached to farm equipment, a snowmobile, an all-terrain vehicle, a utility terrain vehicle, an off-highway motorcycle, or a boat is incapable of registering the same number of hours of operation as before its service, repair or replacement, the hour meter shall be adjusted to read zero, and a sticker shall be affixed by the owner of the vehicle or device to which the hour meter is attached or an agent, in proximity to the hour meter, specifying the number of hours of operation recorded on the hour meter prior to its service, repair or replacement and the date on which it was serviced, repaired or replaced. No person who services, repairs or replaces an hour meter attached to farm equipment, a snowmobile, an all-terrain vehicle, a utility terrain vehicle, an off-highway motorcycle, or a boat that is incapable of registering the same number of hours of operation as before such service, repair or replacement may fail to adjust the hour meter to read zero or fail to affix the sticker required by this paragraph.
100.48(3)(b) (b) No person may, with intent to defraud, remove, replace or alter a sticker affixed to an hour meter as required under par. (a).
100.48(4) (4)
100.48(4)(a)(a) Any person who violates sub. (2) or (3) (b) with respect to an hour meter attached to farm equipment may be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year in the county jail, or both, for each violation.
100.48(4)(b) (b) Any person who violates sub. (3) (a) with respect to an hour meter attached to farm equipment may be required to forfeit not more than $500 for each violation.
100.48(4)(c) (c) Any person who violates sub. (2) or (3) with respect to an hour meter attached to a snowmobile, an all-terrain vehicle, a utility terrain vehicle, an off-highway motorcycle, or a boat may be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year in the county jail, or both, for each violation.
100.48 History History: 1997 a. 278; 2003 a. 166; 2011 a. 208; 2015 a. 170.
100.50 100.50 Products containing or made with ozone-depleting substances.
100.50(1)(1)Definitions. In this section:
100.50(1)(a) (a) “Class I substance" has the meaning given in 42 USC 7671 (3).
100.50(1)(b) (b) “Class II substance" has the meaning given in 42 USC 7671 (4).
100.50(2) (2)Product labeling. Beginning on August 1, 1994, no person may represent in advertising or on a label that any product that the person manufactures, packages, distributes or sells is “ozone friendly" or use any similar description that implies that the product does not contribute to the depletion of stratospheric ozone if the product contains or is made with a class I substance or a class II substance.
100.50(3) (3)Sale of portable fire extinguishers. Beginning on August 1, 1994, no person may sell or offer to sell a portable fire extinguisher that contains a class I substance except for use by a commercial user.
100.50(4) (4)Fire-extinguishing products. Beginning on January 1, 1995, a person may make, package, sell or offer to sell a fire-extinguishing product that contains a class I substance only if the class I substance has been recycled or reclaimed and, in the case of a sale or offer to sell, if sale of the product is not prohibited under sub. (3).
100.50(5) (5)Return to manufacturer. After the sale of a product is prohibited under sub. (3) or (4), a retailer that purchased the product from the manufacturer for resale before the date on which the prohibition takes effect may return the product to the manufacturer and the manufacturer shall refund the purchase price to the retailer.
100.50(6) (6)Penalty; enforcement.
100.50(6)(a) (a) Any person who violates sub. (2), (3) or (4) shall be required to forfeit not less than $250 nor more than $1,000. Each day on which a person sells or offers to sell in violation of one of those provisions constitutes a separate offense.
100.50(6)(am) (am) If a court imposes a forfeiture under par. (a) on a person for a violation of sub. (2), (3) or (4), the court may order the person to accept the return of the product that is the subject of the violation and to refund the purchase price to the purchaser of that product.
100.50(6)(b) (b) In lieu of or in addition to the remedy under par. (a), the department may seek an injunction restraining any person from violating this section.
100.50(6)(c) (c) The department, or any district attorney upon the request of the department, may commence an action in the name of the state under par. (a) or (b).
100.50 History History: 1993 a. 243; 1995 a. 27.
100.51 100.51 Motor fuel dealerships.
100.51(1)(1)Definitions. As used in this section:
100.51(1)(a) (a) “Dealer" has the meaning given under s. 135.02 (2).
100.51(1)(b) (b) “Dealership" has the meaning given under s. 135.02 (3).
100.51(1)(c) (c) “Designated family member" means the spouse or child of a motor fuel dealer who has been designated in the most recent motor fuel dealership agreement with the motor fuel grantor as the successor to ownership of the motor fuel dealership and who either inherits ownership of the motor fuel dealership by will or intestate succession or who, in the case of the legal incapacity of the dealer, is appointed by a court as guardian for the motor fuel dealership.
100.51(1)(d) (d) “Grantor" has the meaning given under s. 135.02 (5).
100.51(2) (2)Survivorship provisions required. Every motor fuel dealership agreement entered into, renewed or extended on or after December 1, 1987, shall contain all of the following provisions:
100.51(2)(a) (a) Any designated family member may succeed to the ownership of the motor fuel dealership if all of the following conditions are met:
100.51(2)(a)1. 1. The designated family member gives the motor fuel grantor written notice of the intention to succeed to ownership of the motor fuel dealership within 60 days after the motor fuel dealer's death or legal incapacity.
100.51(2)(a)2. 2. Upon request of the motor fuel grantor, the designated family member provides personal and financial information reasonably necessary to determine under par. (b) whether the succession should be honored.
100.51(2)(a)3. 3. The designated family member agrees to be bound by all terms and conditions of the existing motor fuel dealership agreement.
100.51(2)(a)4. 4. There does not exist good cause under par. (b) for refusing to honor the succession.
100.51(2)(b) (b) Good cause exists for refusing to honor a succession if a designated family member does not meet existing reasonable standards of the motor fuel grantor. The motor fuel grantor's existing reasonable standards may include requirements directly related to a person's management and technical skills, training and commercial experience, credit worthiness and other requirements directly related to a person's ability to operate the motor fuel dealership.
100.51(2)(c) (c) If a motor fuel grantor believes in good faith, after requesting information under par. (a) 2., that good cause exists for refusing to honor succession of the motor fuel dealership by a designated family member, the motor fuel grantor may, within 90 days after receipt of the information, give notice complying with par. (d) to the designated family member.
100.51(2)(d) (d) The notice under par. (c) shall be in writing and shall include all of the following:
100.51(2)(d)1. 1. A statement of the motor fuel grantor's refusal to honor succession and of the specific grounds constituting good cause for the refusal.
100.51(2)(d)2. 2. A statement of the motor fuel grantor's intent to terminate the existing motor fuel dealership agreement with the designated family member on a date not sooner than 90 days after the date the notice is given.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 20 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on November 11, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after November 11, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 11-11-19)