Date of enactment: March 23, 2006
2005 Assembly Bill 91 Date of publication*: April 6, 2006
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2003-04 : 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 amend 800.095 (4) (b) 1. of the statutes; relating to: noncompliance with a municipal court order.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
192,1 Section 1. 800.095 (4) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
800.095 (4) (b) 1. That the defendant be imprisoned until the forfeiture, assessments, surcharge, and costs are paid, except that the defendant reduces the amount owed at a rate of at least $25 for each day of imprisonment, including imprisonment following an arrest but prior to the findings under this subsection, and the maximum period of imprisonment is 90 days. The court may impose a term of imprisonment under this subdivision that is either concurrent with or consecutive to any other term of imprisonment imposed at the same time or any term of imprisonment imposed by any court.
192,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to municipal court actions commenced on the effective date of this subsection.