2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 85. Department of transportation.
85.14 Payments of fees and deposits by credit card, debit card, or other electronic payment mechanism.

85.14

85.14 Payments of fees and deposits by credit card, debit card, or other electronic payment mechanism.

85.14(1)

(1)

85.14(1)(a)

(a) The department may accept payment by credit card, debit card, or any other electronic payment mechanism of a fee that is required to be paid to the department under ch. 194, 218, 341, 342, 343 or 348. The department shall determine which fees may be paid by credit card, debit card, or any other electronic payment mechanism and the manner in which the payments may be made. If the department permits the payment of a fee by credit card, debit card, or any other electronic payment mechanism, the department may charge a convenience fee for each transaction in an amount to be established by rule. The convenience fee shall approximate the cost to the department for providing this service to persons who request it. If the department permits the payment of a fee by credit card, debit card, or any other electronic payment mechanism, the department may charge a service fee of $2.50 for each transaction until a rule is promulgated under this paragraph.

85.14(1)(b)

(b) If the secretary of administration assesses any charges against the department relating to the payment of fees by credit cards, debit cards, or other electronic payment mechanisms, the department shall pay, from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (5) (cg), to the secretary of administration or to any person designated by the secretary of administration the amount of these assessed charges.

85.14(1)(c)

(c) The department may contract for services relating to the payment of fees by credit cards, debit cards, or other electronic payment mechanisms under this subsection. Any charges associated with a contract under this paragraph shall be paid from the appropriations under s. 20.395 (5) (cg) and (cq).

85.14(2)

(2) The department shall certify to the secretary of administration the amount of charges associated with the use of credit cards that is assessed to the department on deposits accepted under s. 345.26 (3) (a) by state traffic patrol officers and state motor vehicle inspectors, and the secretary of administration shall pay the charges from moneys under s. 59.25 (3) (j) and (k) that are reserved for payment of the charges under s. 20.907 (5) (e) 12e.

85.14 - ANNOT.

History: 1985 a. 29; 1989 a. 31; 1991 a. 39; 1995 a. 201; 2003 a. 33; 2009 a. 28.

85.14 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. Trans 196, Wis. adm. code.

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