Date of enactment: April 13, 2004
2003 Assembly Bill 200 Date of publication*: April 27, 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 create 29.312 of the statutes; relating to: restrictions on promulgating or enforcing certain rules regulating the sighting of a firearm.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
244,1 Section 1. 29.312 of the statutes is created to read:
29.312 Rules regulating the sighting of a firearm. (1) In this section, "immediate family" means persons who are related as spouses, as siblings, or as parent and child.
(2) The department may not promulgate or enforce a rule that prohibits a person from sighting a firearm on land owned or leased by that person or a member of that person's immediate family during the 24-hour period prior to the opening date for hunting deer with firearms in any area where there is an open season for hunting deer with firearms.