Date of enactment: April 8, 2006
2005 Assembly Bill 286 Date of publication*: April 20, 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 29.171 (4) (b) (intro.); and to create 29.171 (4) (bc) of the statutes; relating to: bows used for hunting.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
285,1 Section 1. 29.171 (4) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.171 (4) (b) (intro.) Crossbows Except as provide in par. (bc), crossbows used in hunting as authorized by a Class A, Class B or Class C permit issued under s. 29.193 (2) or under this subsection or as authorized under sub. (2m) or s. 29.164 (2) (b) shall meet all of the following specifications:
285,2 Section 2. 29.171 (4) (bc) of the statutes is created to read:
29.171 (4) (bc) A compound bow equipped with a device that holds the bow at full draw but that is not constructed with a stock and designed to be shot from the shoulder with one hand is exempt from the specification under par. (b) 2.