Wisconsin Statutes Vehicles (Ch. 340 to 351) § 343.52. Unlawful use of special identification cards
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(1) Any person or organization who does any of the following may be required to forfeit not less than $50 nor more than $300:
(a) Lends to another a special identification card issued under s. 343.51, knowing that the person borrowing the card is not authorized by law to use it.
(b) Displays a special identification card issued under s. 343.51 upon a vehicle that is not authorized by law to have the card displayed thereon or otherwise fraudulently uses a special identification card issued under s. 343.51 to the person or organization.
(c) Knowingly provides information that is false or misleading in any material respect on an application for a special identification card under s. 343.51.
(1m) Any person or organization that does any of the following shall forfeit not less than $200 nor more than $500:
(a) Fraudulently procures, makes, alters, reproduces, or duplicates a special identification card issued under s. 343.51, except as authorized by the department.
(b) Fraudulently uses a special identification card issued under s. 343.51 that was not issued to the person or organization by the department.
(c) Sells to another a special identification card issued under s. 343.51.
(1r) Any person who violates s. 343.51(1m)(b) may be required to forfeit not more than $10, except that a person charged with violating s. 343.51(1m)(b) may not be convicted if he or she produces the statement in court or in the office of the officer issuing the citation, within 10 days after the date on which the citation is issued.
(2) The department shall cancel the special identification card of any person or organization who violates sub. (1) or (1m). The department may order a person or organization whose identification card has expired or has been canceled to surrender the card to the department. The department may take possession of any expired identification card or any identification card required to be canceled or may direct any traffic officer to take possession thereof and return it to the department.
(3)(b) A member of a disabled parking enforcement assistance council under s. 349.145 who observes a violation of this section may prepare a written report indicating that a violation has occurred. The report shall contain, if applicable, the time and location at which the violation occurred, and any other relevant information relating to the violation.
(c) Within 24 hours after observing the violation, the member may deliver the report to a traffic officer of the political subdivision in which the violation occurred. A report which does not contain all of the information in par. (b) shall nevertheless be delivered and shall be maintained by the political subdivision for statistical purposes.
(d)1. Within 48 hours after receiving a report containing all of the information in par. (b) and after conducting an investigation, the traffic officer may prepare a uniform traffic citation under s. 345.11 for the violation and may personally serve it upon the person or organization.
2. If with reasonable diligence the person or organization cannot be served under subd. 1 or if the person or organization lives outside of the jurisdiction of the issuing authority, service may be made by certified mail addressed to the person's or organization's last-known address.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Wisconsin Statutes Vehicles (Ch. 340 to 351) § 343.52. Unlawful use of special identification cards - last updated January 01, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wi/vehicles-ch-340-to-351/wi-st-343-52.html
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