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2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
September 14, 2015 - Offered by Senator Moulton.
SB225-SSA1,1,3 1An Act to renumber and amend 349.18 (1m) (c); and to create 349.18 (1m) (c)
22. of the statutes; relating to: municipal authority to authorize the operation
3of golf carts on or across highways.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
SB225-SSA1,1 4Section 1. 349.18 (1m) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 349.18 (1m) (c) 1. and
5amended to read:
SB225-SSA1,1,86 349.18 (1m) (c) 1. An ordinance under this subsection may not allow the
7operation of golf carts on or, except as provided in subd. 2., across any state trunk
8highway or connecting highway.
SB225-SSA1,2 9Section 2. 349.18 (1m) (c) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
SB225-SSA1,2,610 349.18 (1m) (c) 2. A municipality or county may, by ordinance, allow the
11operation of golf carts across a state trunk or connecting highway if the state trunk

1or connecting highway has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less, the highway
2crossing will connect highways designated for golf cart operation under par. (a) or (b),
3and the municipality or county provides sufficient funds to the department to cover
4the costs of erecting and maintaining highway crossing signs. If a highway crossing
5is established under this subdivision, the department shall erect and maintain any
6signs necessary to mark the crossing.