2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
March 2, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Bewley, Carpenter and L. Taylor,
cosponsored by Representatives
Doyle, Kleefisch, Novak, Anderson,
Berceau, Billings, Fields, Kolste, Shankland, Sinicki and Subeck. Referred
to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
1An Act to renumber
947.015; to amend
938.34 (14q) and 973.137 (1m); and to
947.015 (title) and 947.015 (2) of the statutes; relating to: threat to use
3a firearm on school property to injure or kill a person and providing a criminal
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill creates a crime for intentionally conveying any threat or false
information concerning an attempt to use a firearm to injure or kill a person on school
property, on transportation provided by a school, or at an event sanctioned by a
school. A person who is convicted of the crime is guilty of a Class I felony.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
938.34 (14q) of the statutes is amended to read:
938.34 (14q) Certain bomb scares and firearm violations.
In addition to any 7
other disposition imposed under this section, if the juvenile is found to have violated 8
s. 947.015 (1)
and the property involved is owned or leased by the state or any
political subdivision of the state, or if the property involved is a school premises, as 2
defined in s. 948.61 (1) (c), or if the juvenile is found to have violated s. 941.235,
or 948.605, immediately suspend the juvenile's operating privilege, as 4
defined in s. 340.01 (40), for 2 years. The court shall immediately forward to the 5
department of transportation the notice of suspension, stating that the suspension 6
is for a violation of s. 947.015 (1)
involving school premises, or for a violation of s. 7
941.235, 947.015 (2),
or 948.605. If otherwise eligible, the juvenile is eligible for an 8
occupational license under s. 343.10.
947.015 (title) of the statutes is created to read:
(title) Threats to destroy property or use a firearm.
947.015 of the statutes is renumbered 947.015 (1).
947.015 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
947.015 (2) Threat to use firearm on school premises.
Whoever intentionally 14
conveys or causes to be conveyed any threat or false information, knowing such to 15
be false, concerning an attempt or alleged attempt being made or to be made to use 16
a firearm to injure or kill another individual on property owned or leased by a school 17
or school district, on transportation provided by a school or school district, or at an 18
event sanctioned by a school or school district is guilty of a Class I felony.
973.137 (1m) of the statutes is amended to read:
A violation of s. 947.015 (1)
, if the property involved is owned or 21
leased by the state or any political subdivision of the state, or if the property involved 22
is a school premises, as defined in s. 948.61 (1) (c), or a violation of s. 947.015 (2)