Date of enactment: March 13, 2008
2007 Assembly Bill 581 Date of publication*: March 27, 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 166.25 of the statutes; relating to: prohibiting exercise of emergency powers to restrict activities related to firearms or ammunition.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
87,1 Section 1. 166.25 of the statutes is created to read:
166.25 Prohibition against restricting firearms or ammunition during emergency. A person who is granted emergency powers under s. 166.03 or 166.23 may not use those powers to restrict the lawful possession, transfer, sale, transport, storage, display, or use of firearms or ammunition during an emergency.