News and Politics

As a Wisconsin snowmobile enthusiast, you will want to keep informed of pending legislative actions at both the state and local level. We suggest that you review these documents and contact your local law makers to express support or disapproval of these actions -- before they become law. If you are unsure of who to contact, click here to be directed to the State of Wisconsin site where you will type in your home address.

Act 142 Wisconsin Trail Pass Law (CAP/STEP)

2011 WI SENATE BILL 365

Relating to: This bill eliminates the two-year registration period for a public-use registration and provides that a public-use registration is valid until ownership of the snowmobile is transferred. The bill also lowers the public-use registration fee from
$30 to $15.

2009 WI ASSEMBLY BILL 599 <Signed into Law May 18, 2010>

Makes permanent the 55 MPH night time speed limit in Wisconsin.

2009 WI SENATE BILL 406

Relating to: snowmobile registration, trail use sticker requirements, intoxicated snowmobiling, snowmobile speed limits, calculating the estimated snowmobile gas tax payment, funding for alcohol education programs and state trails, providing penalties, and making appropriations.

2009 WI ASSEMBLY BILL 598

Relating to: snowmobile registration, trail use sticker requirements, intoxicated snowmobiling, snowmobile speed limits, calculating the estimated snowmobile gas tax payment, funding for alcohol education programs and state trails, providing penalties, and making appropriations.

2009 WI SENATE BILL 215 <Signed into Law March 10, 2010>

Governor Jim Doyle signed Senate Bill 215, providing a property tax exemption for the personal property of nonprofit snowmobile clubs.