LRB-5330/1
MLJ:ahe&kjf
2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
February 14, 2018 - Introduced by Senators Risser and L. Taylor, cosponsored by
Representatives Jacque, Kremer, Mursau, Sargent, Subeck, Tittl, Tusler
and Wichgers. Referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
SB802,1,5 1An Act to repeal 944.17 (2) (a), 944.17 (2) (c) and 944.17 (2) (d); to renumber
2and amend
944.17 (2) (intro.); to amend 301.45 (1d) (b), 440.312 (2), 440.982
3(2), 460.05 (1) (h) 1. and 460.14 (2m) (a); and to create 948.015 (10), 951.085
4and 951.14 (2j) of the statutes; relating to: sexual contact with an animal and
5providing a criminal penalty.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under this bill, it is a Class H felony to have sexual contact with an animal, to
promote sexual contact with animals, to coerce another to have sexual contact with
an animal, or to advertise, harbor, transport, provide, or obtain an animal for the
purpose of having sexual contact with the animal. In addition, it is a Class F felony
to force, coerce, entice, or encourage a child under the age of 13 to engage in sexual
contact with an animal or a Class G felony if the child is over the age of 13 but under
the age of 18. It is also a Class F felony to have sexual contact with an animal in the
presence of a child under the age of 13 or a Class G felony if the child is over the age
of 13 but under the age of 18. In additional, all felony classifications are increased
for second or subsequent violations and if the violation results in the mutilation,
disfigurement, or death of an animal.
Under current law, it is a Class A misdemeanor for a person to commit an act
of sexual gratification involving his or her sex organ and the sex organ, mouth, or

anus of an animal, or involving his or her sex organ, mouth, anus, or other body part
and the sex organ of an animal.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
SB802,1 1Section 1. 301.45 (1d) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB802,2,72 301.45 (1d) (b) “Sex offense" means a violation, or the solicitation, conspiracy,
3or attempt to commit a violation, of s. 940.22 (2), 940.225 (1), (2) or (3), 944.06, 948.02
4(1) or (2), 948.025, 948.05, 948.051, 948.055, 948.06, 948.07 (1) to (4), 948.075, 948.08,
5948.085, 948.095, 948.11 (2) (a) or (am), 948.12, 948.13, or 948.30, or 951.085 (2), of
6s. 940.302 (2) if s. 940.302 (2) (a) 1. b. applies, or of s. 940.30 or 940.31 if the victim
7was a minor and the person who committed the violation was not the victim's parent.
SB802,2 8Section 2. 440.312 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB802,2,139 440.312 (2) The department may not grant a license under this subchapter to
10any person who has been convicted of an offense under s. 940.22, 940.225, 940.302
11(2) (a) 1. b., 944.06, 944.15, 944.17, 944.30 (1m), 944.31, 944.32, 944.33, 944.34,
12948.02, 948.025, 948.051, 948.06, 948.07, 948.075, 948.08, 948.09, 948.095, 948.10,
13948.11, or 948.12, or 951.085.
SB802,3 14Section 3. 440.982 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB802,2,1915 440.982 (2) The department may not grant a license under this subchapter to
16any person who has been convicted of an offense under s. 940.22, 940.225, 944.06,
17944.15, 944.17, 944.30 (1m), 944.31, 944.32, 944.33, 944.34, 948.02, 948.025,
18948.051, 948.06, 948.07, 948.075, 948.08, 948.09, 948.095, 948.10, 948.11, or 948.12,
19or 951.085 or under s. 940.302 (2) if s. 940.302 (2) (a) 1. b. applies.
SB802,4 20Section 4. 460.05 (1) (h) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB802,3,3
1460.05 (1) (h) 1. An offense under s. 940.22, 940.225, 944.15, 944.17, 944.30
2(1m), 944.31, 944.32, 944.33, 944.34, 948.02, 948.025, 948.08, 948.085, 948.09,
3948.095, or 948.10, or 951.085.
SB802,5 4Section 5. 460.14 (2m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB802,3,75 460.14 (2m) (a) An offense under s. 940.22, 940.225, 944.15, 944.17, 944.30
6(1m), 944.31, 944.32, 944.33, 944.34, 948.02, 948.025, 948.08, 948.085, 948.09,
7948.095, or 948.10, or 951.085.
SB802,6 8Section 6. 944.17 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 944.17 (2) and
9amended to read:
SB802,3,1210 944.17 (2) Whoever does any of the following commits an act of sexual
11gratification in public involving the sex organ of one person and the mouth or anus
12of another
is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor: .
SB802,7 13Section 7. 944.17 (2) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
SB802,8 14Section 8. 944.17 (2) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
SB802,9 15Section 9. 944.17 (2) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
SB802,10 16Section 10. 948.015 (10) of the statutes is created to read:
SB802,3,1817 948.015 (10) Section 951.085 (2) (f), (g), (h), and (i), relating to sexual contact
18with an animal.
SB802,11 19Section 11. 951.085 of the statutes is created to read:
SB802,3,20 20951.085 Sexual contact with an animal. (1) Definitions. In this section:
SB802,3,2121 (a) “Animal” means any of the following, either alive or dead:
SB802,3,2222 1. A warm-blooded creature, except a human being.
SB802,3,2323 2. A reptile.
SB802,3,2424 3. An amphibian.
SB802,4,5
1(b) “Sexual contact” means any of the following types of contact that is not an
2accepted veterinary medical practice, an accepted animal husbandry practice that
3provides care for animals, an accepted practice related to the insemination of
4animals for the purpose of procreation, or an accepted practice related to
5confirmation judging:
SB802,4,76 1. An act between a person and an animal involving physical contact between
7the sex organ or anus of one and the mouth, sex organ, or anus of the other.
SB802,4,98 2. Any transfer or transmission of semen by a person onto any part of an
9animal.
SB802,4,1210 3. Any touching or fondling by a person, either directly or through clothing, of
11the sex organs or anus of an animal or any insertion, however slight, of any part of
12a person's body or any object into the vaginal or anal opening of an animal.
SB802,4,1413 4. Any insertion, however slight, of any part of an animal's body into the vaginal
14or anal opening of a person.
SB802,4,15 15(2) Prohibited conduct. No person may do any of the following:
SB802,4,1616 (a) Engage in sexual contact with an animal.
SB802,4,1817 (b) Advertise, offer, accept an offer, sell, transfer, purchase or otherwise obtain
18an animal with the intent that it be used for sexual contact.
SB802,4,2019 (c) Organize, promote, conduct, or knowingly participate as an observer in an
20act involving sexual contact with an animal.
SB802,4,2221 (d) Permit sexual contact with an animal to be conducted on any premises
22under his or her ownership or control.
SB802,4,2323 (e) Cause another person to engage in sexual contact with an animal.
SB802,4,2524 (f) Force, coerce, entice, or encourage a child who has not attained the age of
2513 years to engage in sexual contact with an animal.
SB802,5,2
1(g) Engage in sexual contact with an animal in the presence of a child who has
2not attained the age of 13 years.
SB802,5,53 (h) Force, coerce, entice, or encourage a child who has attained the age of 13
4years but who has not attained the age of 18 years to engage in sexual contact with
5an animal.
SB802,5,76 (i) Engage in sexual contact with an animal in the presence of a child who has
7attained the age of 13 years but who has not attained the age of 18 years.
SB802,12 8Section 12. 951.14 (2j) of the statutes is created to read:
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