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344.41

344.41 Duration of proof; when proof may be canceled or returned.

344.41(1)

(1) Subject to the exceptions set forth in sub. (2), the secretary shall, upon request, consent to the immediate cancellation of any bond or certification of insurance, return to the person entitled thereto any money or securities deposited pursuant to this chapter as proof of financial responsibility and shall waive any requirement of the filing of proof of financial responsibility whenever, except as provided in sub. (1m), any of the following events has occurred:

344.41(1)(a)

(a) The period during which proof of financial responsibility is required has expired; or

344.41(1)(b)

(b) The person on whose behalf such proof was filed has died or has become permanently incapacitated to operate a motor vehicle; or

344.41(1)(c)

(c) The person who has given proof surrenders the person's license to the secretary.

344.41(1m)

(1m) Subject to the exceptions set forth in sub. (2), the secretary shall, upon request, consent to the immediate cancellation of any bond or certification of insurance, return to the person entitled thereto any money or securities deposited pursuant to this chapter as proof of financial responsibility and shall waive any requirement of the filing of proof of financial responsibility under s. 344.18 (1m) or (3m) or 344.19 (3m) whenever any of the following events has occurred:

344.41(1m)(a)

(a) The period during which proof of financial responsibility is required has expired.

344.41(1m)(b)

(b) The person who has given proof surrenders all of the person's registrations to the secretary.

344.41(2)

(2) The secretary shall not consent to the cancellation of any bond or the return of any money or securities if any action for damages upon a liability covered by such proof is then pending or any judgment upon any such liability is then unsatisfied, or if the person who filed the bond or deposited the money or securities has, within one year immediately preceding the request for cancellation of the bond or return of the money or securities, been involved as an operator or owner in any motor vehicle accident resulting in injury or damage to the person or property of others. An affidavit of the applicant as to the nonexistence of such facts, or that the person has been released from all liability, or has been finally adjudicated not to be liable for such injury or damages is sufficient evidence thereof in the absence of evidence to the contrary in the records of the secretary.

344.41(3)

(3)

344.41(3)(a)

(a) Whenever any person whose proof has been canceled or returned under sub. (1) (c) desires reinstatement of that person's operating privilege prior to the expiration of the period during which proof of financial responsibility is required, that person shall again furnish proof of financial responsibility. Thereupon that person's operating privilege is reinstated as provided in s. 343.38.

344.41(3)(b)

(b) Whenever any person whose proof has been canceled or returned under sub. (1m) (b) desires reinstatement of his or her registrations prior to the expiration of the period during which proof of financial responsibility is required, he or she shall again furnish proof of financial responsibility. Thereupon his or her registrations may be renewed or reinstated upon payment of the fee required under s. 341.36 (1m).

344.41 - ANNOT.

History: 1973 c. 90; 1975 c. 270; 1977 c. 29 s. 1654 (7) (c); 1977 c. 273; 1987 a. 27; 1991 a. 269, 316; 1997 a. 84.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 344 > 344.41

344.41

344.41 Duration of proof; when proof may be canceled or returned.

344.41(1)

(1) Subject to the exceptions set forth in sub. (2), the secretary shall, upon request, consent to the immediate cancellation of any bond or certification of insurance, return to the person entitled thereto any money or securities deposited pursuant to this chapter as proof of financial responsibility and shall waive any requirement of the filing of proof of financial responsibility whenever, except as provided in sub. (1m), any of the following events has occurred:

344.41(1)(a)

(a) The period during which proof of financial responsibility is required has expired; or

344.41(1)(b)

(b) The person on whose behalf such proof was filed has died or has become permanently incapacitated to operate a motor vehicle; or

344.41(1)(c)

(c) The person who has given proof surrenders the person's license to the secretary.

344.41(1m)

(1m) Subject to the exceptions set forth in sub. (2), the secretary shall, upon request, consent to the immediate cancellation of any bond or certification of insurance, return to the person entitled thereto any money or securities deposited pursuant to this chapter as proof of financial responsibility and shall waive any requirement of the filing of proof of financial responsibility under s. 344.18 (1m) or (3m) or 344.19 (3m) whenever any of the following events has occurred:

344.41(1m)(a)

(a) The period during which proof of financial responsibility is required has expired.

344.41(1m)(b)

(b) The person who has given proof surrenders all of the person's registrations to the secretary.

344.41(2)

(2) The secretary shall not consent to the cancellation of any bond or the return of any money or securities if any action for damages upon a liability covered by such proof is then pending or any judgment upon any such liability is then unsatisfied, or if the person who filed the bond or deposited the money or securities has, within one year immediately preceding the request for cancellation of the bond or return of the money or securities, been involved as an operator or owner in any motor vehicle accident resulting in injury or damage to the person or property of others. An affidavit of the applicant as to the nonexistence of such facts, or that the person has been released from all liability, or has been finally adjudicated not to be liable for such injury or damages is sufficient evidence thereof in the absence of evidence to the contrary in the records of the secretary.

344.41(3)

(3)

344.41(3)(a)

(a) Whenever any person whose proof has been canceled or returned under sub. (1) (c) desires reinstatement of that person's operating privilege prior to the expiration of the period during which proof of financial responsibility is required, that person shall again furnish proof of financial responsibility. Thereupon that person's operating privilege is reinstated as provided in s. 343.38.

344.41(3)(b)

(b) Whenever any person whose proof has been canceled or returned under sub. (1m) (b) desires reinstatement of his or her registrations prior to the expiration of the period during which proof of financial responsibility is required, he or she shall again furnish proof of financial responsibility. Thereupon his or her registrations may be renewed or reinstated upon payment of the fee required under s. 341.36 (1m).

344.41 - ANNOT.

History: 1973 c. 90; 1975 c. 270; 1977 c. 29 s. 1654 (7) (c); 1977 c. 273; 1987 a. 27; 1991 a. 269, 316; 1997 a. 84.

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State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 344 > 344.41

344.41

344.41 Duration of proof; when proof may be canceled or returned.

344.41(1)

(1) Subject to the exceptions set forth in sub. (2), the secretary shall, upon request, consent to the immediate cancellation of any bond or certification of insurance, return to the person entitled thereto any money or securities deposited pursuant to this chapter as proof of financial responsibility and shall waive any requirement of the filing of proof of financial responsibility whenever, except as provided in sub. (1m), any of the following events has occurred:

344.41(1)(a)

(a) The period during which proof of financial responsibility is required has expired; or

344.41(1)(b)

(b) The person on whose behalf such proof was filed has died or has become permanently incapacitated to operate a motor vehicle; or

344.41(1)(c)

(c) The person who has given proof surrenders the person's license to the secretary.

344.41(1m)

(1m) Subject to the exceptions set forth in sub. (2), the secretary shall, upon request, consent to the immediate cancellation of any bond or certification of insurance, return to the person entitled thereto any money or securities deposited pursuant to this chapter as proof of financial responsibility and shall waive any requirement of the filing of proof of financial responsibility under s. 344.18 (1m) or (3m) or 344.19 (3m) whenever any of the following events has occurred:

344.41(1m)(a)

(a) The period during which proof of financial responsibility is required has expired.

344.41(1m)(b)

(b) The person who has given proof surrenders all of the person's registrations to the secretary.

344.41(2)

(2) The secretary shall not consent to the cancellation of any bond or the return of any money or securities if any action for damages upon a liability covered by such proof is then pending or any judgment upon any such liability is then unsatisfied, or if the person who filed the bond or deposited the money or securities has, within one year immediately preceding the request for cancellation of the bond or return of the money or securities, been involved as an operator or owner in any motor vehicle accident resulting in injury or damage to the person or property of others. An affidavit of the applicant as to the nonexistence of such facts, or that the person has been released from all liability, or has been finally adjudicated not to be liable for such injury or damages is sufficient evidence thereof in the absence of evidence to the contrary in the records of the secretary.

344.41(3)

(3)

344.41(3)(a)

(a) Whenever any person whose proof has been canceled or returned under sub. (1) (c) desires reinstatement of that person's operating privilege prior to the expiration of the period during which proof of financial responsibility is required, that person shall again furnish proof of financial responsibility. Thereupon that person's operating privilege is reinstated as provided in s. 343.38.

344.41(3)(b)

(b) Whenever any person whose proof has been canceled or returned under sub. (1m) (b) desires reinstatement of his or her registrations prior to the expiration of the period during which proof of financial responsibility is required, he or she shall again furnish proof of financial responsibility. Thereupon his or her registrations may be renewed or reinstated upon payment of the fee required under s. 341.36 (1m).

344.41 - ANNOT.

History: 1973 c. 90; 1975 c. 270; 1977 c. 29 s. 1654 (7) (c); 1977 c. 273; 1987 a. 27; 1991 a. 269, 316; 1997 a. 84.

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