Register April 2014 No. 700
The material contained in this appendix is for informational purposes only, and is numbered to correspond to the number of the rule, as the rule appears in the text of the code.
A–94.20 Reprint of s. 16.956 (1), Stats., and the statute sections (in italics) referenced in that section. “16.956 (1) (a) `Common motor carrier' has the meaning given in s. 194.01 (1). [“194.01 (1) `Common motor carrier' means any person who holds himself or herself out to the public as willing to undertake for hire to transport passengers by motor vehicle between fixed end points or over a regular route upon the public highways or property over regular or irregular routes upon the public highways. The transportation of passengers in taxicab service or in commuter car pool or van pool vehicles with a passenger-carrying capacity of less than 16 persons or in a school bus under s. 120.13 (27) shall not be construed as being that of a common motor carrier."]
(b) `Contract motor carrier' has the meaning given in s. 194.01 (2). [“194.01 (2) `Contract motor carrier' means any person engaged in the transportation by motor vehicle over a regular or irregular route upon the public highways of property for hire, including the transportation of buildings, as defined in s. 348.27 (12m) (a) 1."]
(c) `Idling reduction unit' means a device that is installed on a diesel truck to reduce the long-duration idling of the truck by providing heat, air conditioning, or electricity to the truck while the truck is stationary and the main drive engine of the truck is not operating.
(d) `Post-1998 diesel truck engine' means a heavy-duty highway diesel engine that complies with the air pollutant emission standards promulgated by the federal environmental protection agency under 42 USC 7521 for engine model year 1998 or a later engine model year.
(e) `Private motor carrier' has the meaning given in s. 194.01 (11). [“194.01 (11) `Private motor carrier' means any person except a common or contract motor carrier engaged in the transportation of property by motor vehicle other than an automobile or trailer used therewith, upon the public highways."]
(f) `Truck tractor' has the meaning given in s. 340.01 (73)." [“340.01 (73) `Truck tractor' means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load so drawn."]
A–94.30 and 94.50 Reprint of s. 16.956 (3) and (4), Stats. “16.956 (3) Eligible applicants. An applicant is eligible for a grant under this section only if all of the following apply:
(a) The applicant is a common motor carrier, contract motor carrier, or private motor carrier that transports freight.
(b) The applicant is headquartered in this state.
(c) The applicant pays 50 percent of the eligible costs for each idling reduction unit covered by a grant under this section without the use of grants, loans, or other financial assistance from this state or from a local governmental unit in this state.
(d) The applicant agrees to collect information relating to the operation and performance of each idling reduction unit covered by a grant under this section, as required by the department, and to report that information to the department.
(a) Except as provided in par. (b), the costs that an applicant has incurred or will incur to purchase and install an idling reduction unit on a truck tractor that is owned and operated by the applicant and that has a post-1998 diesel truck engine are eligible costs under this section if the use of the idling reduction unit will result, in the aggregate, in a decrease in the emissions of one or more air contaminants, as defined in s. 285.01 (1)
, from the truck tractor on which the idling reduction unit is installed or in a decrease in the use of energy by the truck tractor on which the idling reduction unit is installed.
(b) The following costs are not eligible costs:
1. The cost of shipping an idling reduction unit from the manufacturer to the facility where the idling reduction unit will be installed on the truck tractor.
2. The cost of operating an idling reduction unit.
3. The cost of maintaining an idling reduction unit.
(cm) Subject to par. (d), the department may make grants under this section from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2015, of 50 percent of the eligible costs for an idling reduction unit installed on a truck tractor, unless the department has previously awarded a grant under this section for an idling reduction unit installed on the truck tractor.
(d) In any fiscal year, the department may not pay to any one applicant more than 20 percent of the amount appropriated under s. 20.165 (2) (sm)
[s. 20.505 (1) (sa)
] for the fiscal year.
NOTE: The correct cross-reference is shown in brackets. Corrective legislation is pending.
(e) The department may pay a grant over more than one fiscal year, subject to the availability of funds and to par. (d)."