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AB568-ASA2,5 24Section 5. 60.64 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
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160.64 (2) (a) 1. If a town board proposes to designate a place, structure, or object
2as a historic landmark or to establish a historic district that includes the place,
3structure, or object, the town board shall notify the owner of the place, structure, or
4object of the determination and provide a form by which the owner may vote for or
5against the designation or inclusion. The town board shall allow not less than 60
6days following the notice for an owner to provide his or her vote.
AB568-ASA2,5,157 2. In the case of a proposed historic landmark designation, if the owner of the
8place, structure, or object has not voted against the establishment of the landmark
9within 60 days after the town board has provided the notice under subd. 1., the town
10board may designate the place, structure, or object as proposed. In the case of a
11proposed historic district establishment, if a majority of the owners of principal
12structures, counting one vote per principal structure, who have cast votes within 60
13days after the town board has provided the notice under subd. 1. have voted in favor
14of the establishment of the district, the town board may establish the district as
15proposed.
AB568-ASA2,5,2416 3. Except as provided in this subsection, if a town board proposed under subd.
171. to designate a place, structure, or object as a historic landmark or to establish a
18historic district that includes the place, structure, or object and the designation or
19establishment was not authorized under subd. 2., the town board may not require
20or prohibit any action by an owner of the place, structure, or object related to the
21preservation of special character, historic or aesthetic interest, or any other
22significant value of the place, structure, or object without the consent of the owner.
23This paragraph does not affect the terms of any agreement between the owner of a
24place, structure, or object and the town board.
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14. If the town board is not authorized to designate a historic landmark or
2establish a historical district under subd. 2., the town board may not propose the
3designation of the same historic landmark or establishment of the same historic
4district for one year.
AB568-ASA2,6,75 (b) If, under par. (a), a place, structure, or object is designated a historic
6landmark or included within a historic district, the designation or inclusion of the
7place, structure, or object may not be terminated without the consent of the town.
AB568-ASA2,6,128 (c) If any person has received a tax credit related to historic preservation of the
9place, structure, or object or if the place, structure, or object is listed in the national
10register of historic places in Wisconsin or the state register of historic places, a vote
11by the owner of the place, structure, or object against designation or establishment
12may not be counted under par. (a) 2.
AB568-ASA2,6 13Section 6. 62.23 (7) (em) of the statutes is renumbered 62.23 (7) (em) 1. and
14amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,7,415 62.23 (7) (em) 1. A Subject to subd. 2., a city, as an exercise of its zoning and
16police powers for the purpose of promoting the health, safety and general welfare of
17the community and of the state, may regulate by ordinance, or if a city contains any
18property that is listed on the national register of historic places in Wisconsin or the
19state register of historic places shall, not later than 1995, enact an ordinance to
20regulate, any place, structure or object with a special character, historic,
21archaeological or aesthetic interest, or other significant value, for the purpose of
22preserving the place, structure or object and its significant characteristics. A
23Subject to subd. 2., a city may create a landmarks commission to designate historic
24or archaeological landmarks and establish historic districts. The Subject to subd. 2.,
25the
city may regulate, or if the city contains any property that is listed on the national

1register of historic places in Wisconsin or the state register of historic places shall
2regulate, all historic or archaeological landmarks and all property within each
3historic district to preserve the historic or archaeological landmarks and property
4within the district and the character of the district.
AB568-ASA2,7 5Section 7. 62.23 (7) (em) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
AB568-ASA2,8,36 62.23 (7) (em) 2. a. If a city proposes to designate a place, structure, or object
7as a historic landmark or to establish a historic district that includes the place,
8structure, or object, the city shall notify the owner of the place, structure, or object
9of the determination and provide a form by which the owner may vote for or against
10the designation or inclusion. The city shall allow not less than 60 days following the
11notice for an owner to provide his or her vote. In the case of a proposed historic
12landmark designation, if the owner of the place, structure, or object has not voted
13against the establishment of the landmark within 60 days after the city has provided
14the notice under this subd. 2. a., the place, structure, or object may be designated as
15proposed. In the case of a proposed historic district establishment, if a majority of
16the owners of principal structures, counting one vote per principal structure, who
17have cast votes within 60 days after the city has provided the notice under this subd.
182. a. have voted in favor of the establishment of the district, the district may be
19established as proposed. Except as provided in this subdivision, if the city is not
20permitted to designate a landmark or establish a district under this subd. 2. a., the
21city may not require or prohibit any action by an owner of the place, structure, or
22object related to the preservation of special character, historic or aesthetic interest,
23or any other significant value of the place, structure, or object without the consent
24of the owner. This subdivision does not affect the terms of any agreement between
25the owner of a place, structure, or object and the city. If the city is not permitted to

1designate a landmark or establish a district under this subd. 2. a., the city may not
2propose the designation of the same historic landmark or establishment of the same
3historic district for one year.
AB568-ASA2,8,64 b. If, under subd. 2. a., a place, structure, or object is designated a historic
5landmark or included within a historic district, the designation or inclusion of the
6place, structure, or object may not be terminated without the consent of the city.
AB568-ASA2,8,117 c. If any person has received a tax credit related to historic preservation of the
8place, structure, or object or if the place, structure, or object is listed in the national
9register of historic places in Wisconsin or the state register of historic places, a vote
10by the owner of the place, structure, or object against designation or establishment
11may not be counted under subd. 2. a.
AB568-ASA2,8 12Section 8. 66.0104 (2) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
AB568-ASA2,8,1413 66.0104 (2) (e) No city, village, town, or county may enact an ordinance that
14does any of the following:
AB568-ASA2,8,1815 1. Requires that a rental property or rental unit be inspected except upon a
16complaint by any person, as part of a program of regularly scheduled inspections
17conducted in compliance with s. 66.0119, as applicable, or as required under state or
18federal law.
AB568-ASA2,8,2019 2. Charges a fee for conducting an inspection of a residential rental property
20unless all of the following are satisfied:
AB568-ASA2,8,2121 a. The amount of the fee is uniform for residential rental inspections.
AB568-ASA2,8,2222 b. The fee is charged at the time that the inspection is actually performed.
AB568-ASA2,8,2423 3. Charges a fee for a subsequent reinspection of a residential rental property
24that is more than twice the fee charged for an initial reinspection.
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14. Except as provided in this subdivision, requires that a rental property or
2rental unit be certified, registered, or licensed. A city, village, town, or county may
3require that a rental unit be registered if the registration consists only of providing
4the name of the owner and an authorized contact person and an address and
5telephone number at which the contact person may be contacted.
AB568-ASA2,9 6Section 9. 66.0104 (2) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
AB568-ASA2,9,87 66.0104 (2) (f) No city, village, town, or county may impose an occupancy or
8transfer of tenancy fee on a rental unit.
AB568-ASA2,10 9Section 10. 66.0104 (2) (g) of the statutes is created to read:
AB568-ASA2,9,1310 66.0104 (2) (g) 1. Except as provided in subds. 2. and 3., no city, village, town,
11or county may enact an ordinance that requires a residential rental property owner
12to register or obtain a certification or license related to owning or managing the
13residential rental property.
AB568-ASA2,9,1614 2. Subdivision 1. does not apply to an ordinance that applies uniformly to all
15residential rental property owners, including owners of owner-occupied rental
16property.
AB568-ASA2,9,2017 3. Subdivision 1. does not prohibit a city, village, town, or county from requiring
18that a landlord be registered if the registration consists only of providing the name
19of the landlord and an authorized contact person and an address and telephone
20number at which the contact person may be contacted.
AB568-ASA2,11 21Section 11. 66.0104 (3) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
AB568-ASA2,9,2422 66.0104 (3) (c) If a city, village, town, or county has in effect on the effective date
23of this paragraph .... [LRB inserts date], an ordinance that is inconsistent with sub.
24(2) (e), (f), or (g), the ordinance does not apply and may not be enforced.
AB568-ASA2,12 25Section 12. 66.0809 (9) of the statutes is amended to read:
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166.0809 (9) A municipal utility is not required to offer a customer who is a
2tenant at a rental dwelling unit a deferred payment agreement. Notwithstanding.
3ss. 196.03, 196.19, 196.20, 196.22, 196.37, and 196.60, a determination by a
4municipal utility to offer or not offer a deferred payment agreement does not require
5approval, and is not subject to disapproval, by the public service commission.
AB568-ASA2,13 6Section 13. 66.1019 (3) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 66.1019 (3) and
7amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,10,118 66.1019 (3) Except as provided in par. (b), any Any ordinance enacted by a
9county, city, village or town relating to the construction or inspection of multifamily
10dwellings, as defined in s. 101.971 (2), shall conform to subch. VI of ch. 101 and s.
11101.02 (7m).
AB568-ASA2,14 12Section 14. 66.1019 (3) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
AB568-ASA2,15 13Section 15. 101.02 (7m) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,10,2514 101.02 (7m) Notwithstanding sub. (7) (a), no city, village, or town may make
15or enforce any ordinance that is applied to any multifamily dwelling, as defined in
16s. 101.971 (2), and that does not conform to subch. VI and this section or is contrary
17to an order of the department under this subchapter, except that if a city, village or
18town has a preexisting stricter sprinkler ordinance, as defined in s. 101.975 (3) (a),
19that ordinance remains in effect, except that the city, village or town may take any
20action with regard to that ordinance that a political subdivision may take under s.
21101.975 (3) (b)
. Any provision of a contract between a city, village, or town and a
22property owner of a multifamily dwelling that requires the property owner to comply
23with an ordinance that does not conform to subch. VI and this section or is contrary
24to an order of the department under this subchapter may be waived by the property
25owner and if waived is void and unenforceable
.
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1Section 16. 101.975 (3) of the statutes is repealed.
AB568-ASA2,17 2Section 17. 175.403 of the statutes is created to read:
AB568-ASA2,11,3 3175.403 Trespassing; arrest and removal. (1) In this section:
AB568-ASA2,11,44 (a) "Law enforcement agency" has the meaning given in s. 165.83 (1) (b).
AB568-ASA2,11,55 (b) "Law enforcement officer" has the meaning given in s. 165.85 (2) (c).
AB568-ASA2,11,9 6(2) Each law enforcement agency shall have a written policy regarding the
7investigation of complaints alleging a violation of s. 943.14. The policy shall require
8a law enforcement officer who has probable cause to arrest a person for a violation
9of s. 943.14 to remove the person from a dwelling.
AB568-ASA2,18 10Section 18. 349.13 (3m) (dr) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,11,1711 349.13 (3m) (dr) 2. A towing service may not collect any charges for the removal
12or storage of an illegally parked vehicle under this subsection if unless the towing
13service has not complied made a good faith effort to comply with par. (d) 2. with
14respect to the vehicle. A towing service operating in a 1st class city may not collect
15any charges for the removal or storage of an illegally parked vehicle under this
16subsection if the towing service has not complied with par. (d) 2. with respect to the
17vehicle.
AB568-ASA2,19 18Section 19. 349.13 (3m) (e) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,11,2019 349.13 (3m) (e) 1. Reasonable charges for removal and storage of vehicles
20under this subsection when no citation has been issued.
AB568-ASA2,20 21Section 20. 349.13 (3m) (e) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,11,2322 349.13 (3m) (e) 3. Guidelines for towing services to notify law enforcement
23under par. (d) upon removal of a vehicle when no citation has been issued.
AB568-ASA2,21 24Section 21. 704.055 of the statutes is created to read:
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1704.055 Disposition of personalty left by trespasser. (1) Definition. In
2this section, "trespasser" means a person who is not a tenant and who enters or
3remains in residential rental property without the consent of the landlord or another
4person lawfully on the property.
AB568-ASA2,12,13 5(2) At the landlord's discretion. (a) If a trespasser is removed or otherwise
6removes from residential rental property and leaves personal property, the landlord
7shall hold the personal property for 7 days from the date on which the landlord
8discovers the personal property. After that time, the landlord may presume that the
9trespasser has abandoned the personal property and may dispose of the personal
10property in any manner that the landlord, in the landlord's sole discretion,
11determines is appropriate but shall promptly return the personal property to the
12trespasser if the landlord receives a request for its return before the landlord
13disposes of it.
AB568-ASA2,12,1814 (b) If the landlord disposes of the abandoned personal property by private or
15public sale, the landlord may send the proceeds of the sale minus any costs of sale
16and, if the landlord has first stored the personal property, minus any storage charges
17to the department of administration for deposit in the appropriation under s. 20.505
18(7) (h).
AB568-ASA2,13,2 19(3) Rights of 3rd persons. The landlord's power to dispose as provided by this
20section applies to any personal property left on the landlord's property by the
21trespasser, whether owned by the trespasser or by others. The power to dispose
22under this section applies notwithstanding any rights of others existing under any
23claim of ownership or security interest. The trespasser, other owner, or any secured
24party has the right to redeem the personal property at any time before the landlord
25has disposed of it or entered into a contract for its disposition by payment of any

1expenses that the landlord has incurred with respect to the disposition of the
2personal property.
AB568-ASA2,22 3Section 22. 704.17 (1) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 704.17 (1) (b) (intro.)
4and amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,13,85 704.17 (1) (b) (intro.) If a month-to-month tenant commits waste or a material
6violation of s. 704.07 (3) or breaches any covenant or condition of the tenant's
7agreement, other than for payment of rent, the tenancy can be terminated if the
8landlord gives
any of the following applies:
AB568-ASA2,13,10 92. The landlord gives the tenant notice requiring the tenant to vacate on or
10before a date at least 14 days after the giving of the notice.
AB568-ASA2,23 11Section 23. 704.17 (1) (b) 1. of the statutes is created to read:
AB568-ASA2,13,2312 704.17 (1) (b) 1. The landlord gives the tenant a notice that requires the tenant
13to either remedy the default or vacate the premises no later than a date at least 5 days
14after the giving of the notice, and the tenant fails to comply with the notice. A tenant
15is considered to be complying with the notice if promptly upon receipt of the notice
16the tenant takes reasonable steps to remedy the default and proceeds with
17reasonable diligence, or if damages are adequate protection for the landlord and the
18tenant makes a bona fide and reasonable offer to pay the landlord all damages for
19the tenant's breach. If, within one year from receiving a notice under this
20subdivision, the tenant again commits waste or breaches the same or any other
21covenant or condition of the tenant's rental agreement, other than for payment of
22rent, the tenant's tenancy is terminated if the landlord gives the tenant notice to
23vacate on or before a date at least 14 days after the giving of the notice.
AB568-ASA2,24 24Section 24. 704.17 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
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1704.17 (2) (b) If a tenant under a lease for a term of one year or less, or a
2year-to-year tenant, commits waste or a material violation of s. 704.07 (3) or
3breaches any covenant or condition of the tenant's lease, other than for payment of
4rent, the tenant's tenancy is terminated if the landlord gives the tenant a notice
5requiring the tenant to remedy the default or vacate the premises on or before a date
6at least 5 days after the giving of the notice, and if the tenant fails to comply with such
7notice. A tenant is deemed to be complying with the notice if promptly upon receipt
8of such notice the tenant takes reasonable steps to remedy the default and proceeds
9with reasonable diligence, or if damages are adequate protection for the landlord and
10the tenant makes a bona fide and reasonable offer to pay the landlord all damages
11for the tenant's breach. If within one year from the giving of any such notice, the
12tenant again commits waste or breaches the same or any other covenant or condition
13of the tenant's lease, other than for payment of rent, the tenant's tenancy is
14terminated if the landlord, prior to the tenant's remedying the waste or breach, gives
15the tenant notice to vacate on or before a date at least 14 days after the giving of the
16notice.
AB568-ASA2,25 17Section 25. 704.17 (3m) of the statutes is created to read:
AB568-ASA2,14,1818 704.17 (3m) Criminal activity. (a) In this subsection:
AB568-ASA2,14,1919 1. "Controlled substance" has the meaning given in s. 961.01 (4).
AB568-ASA2,15,220 2. "Drug-related criminal activity" means criminal activity that involves the
21manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance. "Drug-related criminal
22activity" does not include the manufacture, possession, or use of a controlled
23substance that is prescribed by a physician for the use of a disabled person, as defined
24in s. 100.264 (1) (a), and that is manufactured by, used by, or in the possession of the

1disabled person or in the possession of the disabled person's personal care worker or
2other caregiver.
AB568-ASA2,15,233 (b) 1. Notwithstanding subs. (1) (b), (2) (b), and (3) (a), and except as provided
4in par. (c), a landlord may, upon notice to the tenant, terminate the tenancy of a
5tenant, without giving the tenant an opportunity to remedy the default, if the tenant,
6a member of the tenant's household, or a guest or other invitee of the tenant or of a
7member of the tenant's household engages in any criminal activity that threatens the
8health or safety of, or right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises by, other tenants;
9engages in any criminal activity that threatens the health or safety of, or right to
10peaceful enjoyment of their residences by, persons residing in the immediate vicinity
11of the premises; engages in any criminal activity that threatens the health or safety
12of the landlord or an agent or employee of the landlord; or engages in any
13drug-related criminal activity on or near the premises. The notice shall require the
14tenant to vacate on or before a date at least 5 days after the giving of the notice. The
15notice shall state the basis for its issuance; include a description of the criminal
16activity or drug-related criminal activity, the date on which the activity took place,
17and the identity or description of the individuals engaging in the activity; advise the
18tenant that he or she may seek the assistance of legal counsel, a volunteer legal clinic,
19or a tenant resource center; and state that the tenant has the right to contest the
20allegations in the notice before a court commissioner or judge if an eviction action is
21filed. If the tenant contests the termination of tenancy, the tenancy may not be
22terminated without proof by the landlord by the greater preponderance of the
23credible evidence of the allegation in the notice.
AB568-ASA2,16,224 2. To terminate a tenancy under this subsection, it is not necessary that the
25individual committing the criminal activity or drug-related criminal activity has

1been arrested for or convicted of the criminal activity or drug-related criminal
2activity.
AB568-ASA2,16,43 (c) Paragraph (b) does not apply to a tenant who is the victim, as defined in s.
4950.02 (4), of the criminal activity.
AB568-ASA2,26 5Section 26. 704.17 (5) of the statutes is renumbered 704.17 (5) (a) and
6amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,16,97 704.17 (5) (a) Provisions Except as provided in par. (b), provisions in the lease
8or rental agreement for termination contrary to this section are invalid except in
9leases for more than one year.
AB568-ASA2,27 10Section 27. 704.17 (5) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
AB568-ASA2,16,1211 704.17 (5) (b) Provisions in any lease or rental agreement for termination
12contrary to sub. (3m) are invalid.
AB568-ASA2,28 13Section 28. 704.19 (2) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,16,1814 704.19 (2) (b) 2. Notwithstanding subd. 1., nothing in this section prevents
15termination of a tenancy before the end of a rental period because of an imminent
16threat of serious physical harm, as provided in s. 704.16, or for criminal activity or
17drug-related criminal activity,
nonpayment of rent, or breach of any other condition
18of the tenancy, as provided in s. 704.17.
AB568-ASA2,29 19Section 29. 706.22 (title) of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin Act 55,
20is amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,16,22 21706.22 (title) Prohibition on imposing time-of-sale, purchase, or
22occupancy
requirements.
AB568-ASA2,30 23Section 30. 706.22 (2) (title) of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin Act
2455
, is amended to read:
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1706.22 (2) (title) Requirements tied to sale, purchase, or taking occupancy
2of property prohibited.
AB568-ASA2,31 3Section 31. 706.22 (2) (a) (intro.) of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin
4Act 55
, is amended to read:
AB568-ASA2,17,65 706.22 (2) (a) (intro.) Except as provided in par. (b), no local governmental unit
6may by ordinance, resolution, or any other means restrict do any of the following:
AB568-ASA2,17,12 71m. Restrict the ability of an owner of real property to sell or otherwise transfer
8title to or refinance the property by requiring the owner or an agent of the owner to
9take certain actions with respect to the property or pay a related fee, to show
10compliance with taking certain actions with respect to the property, or to pay a fee
11for failing to take certain actions with respect to the property, at any of the following
12times:
AB568-ASA2,32 13Section 32. 706.22 (2) (a) 1. of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin Act
1455
, is renumbered 706.22 (2) (a) 1m. a.
AB568-ASA2,33 15Section 33. 706.22 (2) (a) 2. of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin Act
1655
, is renumbered 706.22 (2) (a) 1m. b.
AB568-ASA2,34 17Section 34. 706.22 (2) (a) 2m. of the statutes is created to read:
AB568-ASA2,17,2218 706.22 (2) (a) 2m. Restrict the ability of a person to purchase or take title to real
19property by requiring the person or an agent of the person to take certain actions with
20respect to the property or pay a related fee, to show compliance with taking certain
21actions with respect to the property, or to pay a fee for failing to take certain actions
22with respect to the property, at any of the following times:
AB568-ASA2,17,2323 a. Before the person may complete the purchase of or take title to the property.
AB568-ASA2,17,2424 b. At the time of completing the purchase of or taking title to the property.
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1c. Within a certain period of time after completing the purchase of or taking title
2to the property.
AB568-ASA2,35 3Section 35. 706.22 (2) (a) 3. of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin Act
455
, is renumbered 706.22 (2) (a) 1m. c.
AB568-ASA2,36 5Section 36. 706.22 (2) (a) 3m. of the statutes is created to read:
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