Date of enactment: July 1, 1998
1997 Assembly Bill 715 Date of publication*: July 15, 1998
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1995-96: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to create 118.325 of the statutes; relating to: authorizing the search of a pupil's locker.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
329,1 Section 1. 118.325 of the statutes is created to read:
118.325 Locker searches. An official, employe or agent of a school or school district may search a pupil's locker as determined necessary or appropriate without the consent of the pupil, without notifying the pupil and without obtaining a search warrant if the school board has adopted a written policy specifying that the school board retains ownership and possessory control of all pupil lockers and designating the positions of the officials, employes or agents who may conduct searches, and has distributed a copy of the policy to pupils enrolled in the school district.