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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to ss. 227.17 and 227.24(4), Stats., the State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on proposed permanent rule Wisconsin Administrative Code ch. Trans 309 relating to Ambulance Inspections.
  Date:     Wednesday, July 31, 2019
  Time:     9:00 a.m.
  Location:   Hill Farms State Office Building
      4822 Madison Yards Way, Room S147
      Madison, WI 53705
Appearances at the Hearing and Submittal of Written Comments: Interested persons are invited to appear at the hearing and will be afforded the opportunity to make an oral presentation of their positions. Persons making oral presentations are requested to submit their written comments.
Written comments will be accepted until Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. and may be sent to Paul Schilling, State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Traffic Safety, Motor Carrier Investigation Unit, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, or by email Comments can also be made through the Legislature’s Administrative Rules website at
Accessibility: If you have special needs or circumstances regarding communication or accessibility at the hearing, please contact Andrew Schlitt. (608) 267-6979 prior to the hearing date. Accommodations will be made available upon request to the fullest extent possible.
Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: The proposed rule is expected to have an economic impact on small businesses. This rulemaking is a revision of the existing Transportation Rule 309 and is updating the rule to be more in line with current practices in ambulance operations in the State of Wisconsin. The expense of the addition of new equipment and requirements will be largely offset by equipment that has been removed from the rule. One area where services may see an additional expense is the requirement of having an annual Department of Transportation inspection the year there is not one performed by the State Patrols Ambulance Inspector on their ambulances. Ambulance Service representatives did not indicate the rule revisions would cause financial hardships. The proposed rule, fiscal estimate, and other related documents may be viewed at:
Agency Contact Person/ Agency Small Business Regulatory Coordinator:
Paul R. Schilling
State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Bureau of Traffic Safety, Motor Carrier Investigation Unit
4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, Wisconsin 53705
Phone: 608-220-3246
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