2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
February 25, 2019 - Introduced by Senators Jacque, Wanggaard, Cowles,
Marklein, Nass and Olsen, cosponsored by Representatives Spiros,
Kuglitsch, Murphy, Ramthun, Sanfelippo, Skowronski, Wichgers and
Zimmerman. Referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
1An Act to amend
943.10 (1m) (intro.) of the statutes; relating to: entering
2certain places with intent to commit battery and providing a penalty.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, it is a Class F felony to enter a dwelling or certain other
places with intent to steal or commit a felony therein. Under the bill, it is a Class
F felony to enter one of those places with the intent to commit battery, regardless of
whether the battery was a misdemeanor or felony battery.
Because this bill creates a new crime or revises a penalty for an existing crime,
the Joint Review Committee on Criminal Penalties may be requested to prepare a
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
943.10 (1m) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(intro.) Whoever intentionally enters any of the following places 5
without the consent of the person in lawful possession and with intent to steal or
commit a felony or a violation of s. 940.19 (1) or 940.195 (1)
in such place is guilty of 2
a Class F felony: