Date of enactment: February 4, 2010
2009 Assembly Bill 376 Date of publication*: February 18, 2010
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2007-08 : 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 973.20 (15) of the statutes; relating to: restitution for misappropriation from a cemetery of certain objects that relate to a veteran.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
105,1 Section 1. 973.20 (15) of the statutes is created to read:
973.20 (15) If misappropriation, from a cemetery, of an object that indicates that a deceased was a veteran, as described in s. 45.001, is a crime considered at sentencing, the restitution order shall require that the defendant reimburse an individual, organization, or governmental entity for the cost of replacing the object.
105,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to restitution orders made on the effective date of this subsection.