Date of enactment: April 11, 2000
1999 Assembly Bill 351 Date of publication*: April 25, 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 renumber and amend 174.042 (1); and to create 174.042 (1) (b) of the statutes; relating to: dogs running at large.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
50,1 Section 1. 174.042 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 174.042 (1) (a) and amended to read:
174.042 (1) (a) A Except as provided in par. (b), a dog is considered to be running at large if it is off the premises of its owner and not under the control of the owner or some other person.
50,2 Section 2. 174.042 (1) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
174.042 (1) (b) A dog that is actively engaged in a legal hunting activity, including training, is not considered to be running at large if the dog is monitored or supervised by a person and the dog is on land that is open to hunting or on land on which the person has obtained permission to hunt or to train a dog.