Date of enactment: April 13, 1998
1997 Assembly Bill 724 Date of publication*: April 27, 1998
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1995-96: 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].
1997 WISCONSIN ACT 101
An Act to amend 895.80 (1) and 946.82 (4); and to create 943.201 of the statutes; relating to: misappropriation of personal identifying information and personal identification documents and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
101,1 Section 1. 895.80 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
895.80 (1) Any person who suffers damage or loss by reason of intentional conduct that occurs on or after November 1, 1995, and that is prohibited under s. 943.01, 943.20, 943.21, 943.24, 943.26, 943.34, 943.395, 943.41, 943.50 or 943.61, or by reason of intentional conduct that occurs on or after the effective date of this subsection .... [revisor inserts date], and that is prohibited under s. 943.201, has a cause of action against the person who caused the damage or loss.
101,2 Section 2. 943.201 of the statutes is created to read:
943.201 Misappropriation of personal identifying information or personal identification documents. (1) In this section:
(a) "Personal identification document" means a birth certificate or a financial transaction card, as defined in s. 943.41 (1) (em).
(b) "Personal identifying information" means any of the following information:
1. An individual's name.
2. An individual's address.
3. An individual's telephone number.
4. The unique identifying driver number assigned to the individual by the department of transportation under s. 343.17 (3) (a) 4.
5. An individual's social security number.
6. An individual's employer or place of employment.
7. An identification number assigned to an individual by his or her employer.
8. The maiden name of an individual's mother.
9. The identifying number of a depository account, as defined in s. 815.18 (2) (e), of an individual.
(2) Whoever intentionally uses or attempts to use any personal identifying information or personal identification document of an individual to obtain credit, money, goods, services or anything else of value without the authorization or consent of the individual and by representing that he or she is the individual or is acting with the authorization or consent of the individual is guilty of a Class D felony.
101,3 Section 3. 946.82 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
946.82 (4) "Racketeering activity" means any activity specified in 18 USC 1961 (1) in effect as of April 27, 1982 or the attempt, conspiracy to commit, or commission of any of the felonies specified in: chs. 945 and 961 and ss. 49.49, 134.05, 139.44 (1), 180.0129, 181.69, 184.09 (2), 185.825, 215.12, 221.0625, 221.0636, 221.0637, 221.1004, 551.41, 551.42, 551.43, 551.44, 553.41 (3) and (4), 553.52 (2), 940.01, 940.19 (3) to (6), 940.20, 940.203, 940.21, 940.30, 940.305, 940.31, 941.20 (2) and (3), 941.26, 941.28, 941.298, 941.31, 941.32, 943.01 (2) or (2g), 943.012, 943.013, 943.02, 943.03, 943.04, 943.05, 943.06, 943.10, 943.20 (3) (b) to (d), 943.201, 943.23 (1g), (1m), (1r), (2) and (3), 943.24 (2), 943.25, 943.27, 943.28, 943.30, 943.32, 943.34 (1) (b) and (c), 943.38, 943.39, 943.40, 943.41 (8) (b) and (c), 943.50 (4) (b) and (c), 943.60, 943.70, 944.205, 944.21 (5) (c) and (e), 944.32, 944.33 (2), 944.34, 945.03, 945.04, 945.05, 945.08, 946.10, 946.11, 946.12, 946.13, 946.31, 946.32 (1), 946.48, 946.49, 946.61, 946.64, 946.65, 946.72, 946.76, 947.015, 948.05, 948.08, 948.12 and 948.30.
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