Date of enactment: July 5, 1995
1995 Assembly Bill 34   Date of publication*: July 19, 1995
* 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 create 941.26 (4) (L) of the statutes; relating to: possession of containers that emit oleoresin of capsicum and providing penalties.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
25,1 Section 1 . 941.26 (4) (L) of the statutes is created to read:
941.26 (4) (L) Any person who has been convicted of a felony in this state or has been convicted of a crime elsewhere that would be a felony if committed in this state who possesses a device or container described under par. (a) is subject to a Class A misdemeanor. This paragraph does not apply if the person has received a pardon for the felony or crime.
25,2 Section 2 . Initial applicability.
(1)  This act first applies to the possession of a device or container on the effective date of this subsection, regardless of the date that the prior felony or crime, as described in section 941.26 (4) (L) of the statutes, as created by this act, occurred.