Date of enactment: March 6, 1996
1995 Assembly Bill 251 Date of publication*: March 19, 1996
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1993-94: 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 amend 90.04 of the statutes; relating to: damage done by horses, sheep and goats.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
148,1 Section 1. 90.04 of the statutes is amended to read:
90.04 Effect of fences on action for trespass by animals. Owners of lands who do not maintain and keep in repair lawful partition fences shall may not be entitled to recover any damages whatever for trespasses by the animals of owners of any adjoining lands with whom partition fences might have been maintained if such lands had been enclosed; but the construction of such a fence shall does not relieve the owner of swine, horses, sheep or goats from liability for any damage they commit upon the enclosed premises of an adjoining owner.