2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
June 15, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Wanggaard, L. Taylor, Nass and Olsen,
cosponsored by Representatives
Jacque, Tusler, Kleefisch, Brandtjen,
Edming, Kremer, Murphy, Mursau, Ohnstad, Petryk, Ripp, Subeck and
Thiesfeldt. Referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
1An Act to create
942.09 (4) and 948.015 (10) of the statutes; relating to:
2soliciting an intimate representation from a minor and providing a criminal
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill creates a crime for soliciting a sexually explicit photograph, recording,
or other representation from a person who is under the age of 18. Under the bill, if
a person who is over the age of 18 solicits such a representation from a person who
he or she believes is under the age of 18, he or she is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
Under current law, there is no penalty for soliciting such a representation from a
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
942.09 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
(a) Whoever solicits an intimate or private representation from a 6
person who the actor believes or has reason to believe has not attained the age of 18 7
years is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(b) Paragraph (a) does not apply if the person who solicits the intimate or 2
private representation is under the age of 18.
948.015 (10) of the statutes is created to read:
Section 942.09 (4) (a), relating to solicitation of an intimate or 5
private representation of a child.