2001 - 2002 LEGISLATURE
April 25, 2001 - Introduced by Representatives Johnsrud, Freese, Hahn, Jensen,
Ward, Huebsch, Ryba, Suder, Nass, Grothman, Kestell, Ladwig, Vrakas, Ott,
Kedzie, Gundrum, Urban, Owens, Petrowski, Ainsworth, Seratti, Townsend,
Leibham and Gunderson, cosponsored by Senators Zien, Schultz, Welch,
Lazich and Roessler. Referred to Committee on Natural Resources.
1An Act to create
23.36 of the statutes; relating to: prohibiting nudity on certain
2land and providing a penalty.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill prohibits a person from intentionally being nude in public on land that
is owned, managed, supervised, or controlled by the department of natural resources.
Under the bill, a person who violates the prohibition is required to forfeit $1,000.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB356, s. 1
23.36 of the statutes is created to read:
423.36 Nudity prohibited. (1)
In this section:
(a) "In public" means in a place where a person does not have a reasonable 6
expectation of privacy.
(b) "Nude" means not wearing a fully opaque covering over the genitals, pubic 8
area, or buttocks or not wearing a fully opaque covering over the female breast below 9
the top of the nipple.
No person may intentionally be nude in public on land that is owned, 2
managed, supervised, or controlled by the department.
A person who violates sub. (2) shall forfeit not more than $1,000.