344.63(1)(c) (c) The motor vehicle is owned by a self-insurer holding a valid certificate of self-insurance under s. 344.16, the self-insurer has made an agreement described in s. 344.30 (4), and the vehicle is being operated with the owner's permission.
344.63(1)(d) (d) The owner or operator of the motor vehicle has made a deposit of cash or securities meeting the requirements specified in s. 344.37 (1) and the vehicle is being operated by or with the permission of the person who made the deposit.
344.63(1)(e) (e) The motor vehicle is subject to s. 344.51, 344.52, or 344.55.
344.63(1)(f) (f) The motor vehicle is owned by or leased to the United States, this or another state, or any county or municipality of this or another state, and the vehicle is being operated with the owner's or lessee's permission.
344.63(2) (2)
344.63(2)(a)(a) The provisions of ss. 344.34 and 344.36 (2) and (3) shall apply with respect to a bond filed with the secretary under sub. (1) (a).
344.63(2)(b) (b) The provisions of s. 344.37 (2) shall apply with respect to a deposit made with the secretary under sub. (1) (d). Any deposit received by the department under sub. (1) (d) shall be maintained in an interest-bearing trust account. All deposits received by the department under sub. (1) (d) shall be held for the benefit of the depositors and potential claimants against the deposits and shall be applied only to the payment of judgments and assignments relating to motor vehicle accidents, following the procedure described in s. 344.20 (2).
344.63(3) (3)
344.63(3)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), the secretary shall, upon request, consent to the immediate cancellation of any bond filed under sub. (1) (a) or to the return of any deposit of money or securities made under sub. (1) (d) if any of the following apply:
344.63(3)(a)1. 1. The owner or operator of a motor vehicle provides proof satisfactory to the department that the owner or operator has in effect a motor vehicle liability policy with respect to the vehicle or provides proof that a different exception under sub. (1) applies with respect to the vehicle.
344.63(3)(a)2. 2. The person on whose behalf the bond was filed or deposit made has died, has become permanently incapacitated to operate a motor vehicle, or no longer maintains a valid operator's license.
344.63(3)(a)3. 3. The person on whose behalf the bond was filed or deposit made no longer owns any motor vehicle registered with the department.
344.63(3)(b) (b) The secretary may not consent to the cancellation of any bond filed under sub. (1) (a) or to the return of any deposit of money or securities made under sub. (1) (d) if any action for damages upon the bond or deposit is then pending or any judgment against the person, for which a claim may be made against the bond or deposit, is then unsatisfied. If a judgment is in excess of the amounts specified in s. 344.33 (2), for purposes of this paragraph the judgment is considered satisfied when payments in the amounts specified in s. 344.33 (2) have been made. An affidavit of the applicant that the applicant satisfies the provisions of this paragraph is sufficient for the department to consent to the cancellation of a bond or to return any deposit, in the absence of evidence in the records of the department contradicting the affidavit.
344.63 History History: 2009 a. 28.
344.64 344.64 Fraudulent, false, or invalid proof of insurance. No person may do any of the following for purposes of creating the appearance of satisfying the requirements under s. 344.62 (2):
344.64(1) (1)Forge, falsify, counterfeit, or fraudulently alter any printed or electronic proof of insurance, policy of insurance, or other insurance document or electronic image, or possess any printed or electronic proof of insurance, policy of insurance, or other insurance document or electronic image that is forged, falsified, fictitious, counterfeit, or fraudulently altered.
344.64(2) (2)Represent that any printed or electronic proof of insurance, policy of insurance, or other insurance document or electronic image is valid and in effect, knowing or having reason to believe that the proof of insurance, policy of insurance, or other insurance document or electronic image is not valid or not in effect.
344.64 History History: 2009 a. 28; 2013 a. 31.
344.65 344.65 Violations.
344.65(1)(1)
344.65(1)(a) (a) Any person who violates s. 344.62 (1) may be required to forfeit not more than $500.
344.65(1)(b) (b) Except as provided in par. (c), any person who violates s. 344.62 (2) may be required to forfeit $10.
344.65(1)(c) (c) No person charged with violating s. 344.62 (2) may be convicted if the person produces proof that he or she was in compliance with s. 344.62 (1) at the time the person was issued a uniform traffic citation for violating s. 344.62 (2). This proof may be produced either at the time of the person's appearance in court in response to the citation or in the office of the traffic officer issuing the citation. This proof may be produced in either paper or electronic format, including by display of electronic images on a cellular telephone or other electronic device. If this proof is displayed in electronic format on any cellular telephone or other electronic device, the person to whom the proof is displayed may not view, and producing proof in electronic format is not considered consent for the person to view, any content on the telephone or other device except the proof required under s. 344.62 (2).
344.65(2) (2)Any person who violates s. 344.64 may be required to forfeit not more than $5,000.
344.65(3) (3)A traffic officer may not stop or inspect a vehicle solely to determine compliance with s. 344.62 or a local ordinance in conformity therewith. This subsection does not limit the authority of a traffic officer to issue a citation for a violation of s. 344.62 or a local ordinance in conformity therewith observed in the course of a stop or inspection made for other purposes, except that a traffic officer may not take a person into physical custody solely for a violation of s. 344.62 or a local ordinance in conformity therewith.
344.65 History History: 2009 a. 28; 2013 a. 31.
344.66 344.66 Rules. The department shall promulgate rules, and prescribe any necessary forms, to implement and administer this subchapter.
344.66 History History: 2009 a. 28.
344.67 344.67 Notice. The department shall include with each operator's license issued under ch. 343 notification of the requirements and penalties under this subchapter.
344.67 History History: 2009 a. 28.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 18 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on October 1, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after October 1, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 10-1-19)