Date of enactment: March 16, 2004
2003 Assembly Bill 570 Date of publication*: March 30, 2004
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2001-02 : 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 943.55 of the statutes; relating to: removal of a shopping cart and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
159,1 Section 1. 943.55 of the statutes is amended to read:
943.55 Removal of shopping cart. Whoever intentionally removes a shopping cart or stroller from either the shopping area or a parking area adjacent to the shopping area to another place without authorization of the owner or person in charge and with the intent to deprive the owner permanently of possession of such property shall forfeit an amount not to exceed $50 $500 for each shopping cart or stroller so removed.
159,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to offenses committed on the effective date of this subsection.