Date of enactment: March 27, 2008
2007 Assembly Bill 525 Date of publication*: April 10, 2008
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2005-06 : 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 940.208 of the statutes; relating to: committing battery against certain employees of counties, cities, villages, and towns while the employee is enforcing certain laws and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
193,1 Section 1. 940.208 of the statutes is created to read:
940.208 Battery to certain employees of counties, cities, villages, or towns. Whoever intentionally causes bodily harm to an employee of a county, city, village, or town under all of the following circumstances is guilty of a Class I felony:
(1) At the time of the act, the actor knows or should know that the victim is an employee of a county, city, village, or town.
(2) The victim is enforcing, or conducting an inspection for the purpose of enforcing, a state, county, city, village, or town zoning ordinance, building code, or other construction law, rule, standard, or plan at the time of the act or the act is in response to any such enforcement or inspection activity.
(2p) The enforcement or inspection complies with any law, ordinance, or rule, including any applicable notice requirement.
(3) There is no consent by the victim.