Date of enactment: May 3, 2000
1999 Assembly Bill 328 Date of publication*: May 17, 2000
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1997-98: 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 repeal 970.03 (12) (c) 2.; and to renumber and amend 970.03 (12) (c) 1. of the statutes; relating to: admitting certain police identification reports at preliminary examinations.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
111,1 Section 1. 970.03 (12) (c) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 970.03 (12) (c) and amended to read:
970.03 (12) (c) Except as provided in subd. 2., at At any preliminary examination in Milwaukee county, a latent fingerprint report of the city of Milwaukee police department bureau of identification division's latent fingerprint identification unit, certified as correct by the police chief or a person designated by the police chief, shall, when offered by the state or the accused, be received as evidence of the facts and findings stated, if relevant. The expert who made the findings need not be called as a witness except as provided in subd. 2.
111,2 Section 2. 970.03 (12) (c) 2. of the statutes is repealed.
111,3 Section 3. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to preliminary examinations commencing on the effective date of this subsection.