Date of enactment: May 7, 2010
2009 Assembly Bill 269 Date of publication*: May 21, 2010
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2007-08 : 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 946.41 (1); and to create 946.41 (2r) of the statutes; relating to: causing injury to a law enforcement officer while resisting or obstructing an officer and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
251,1 Section 1. 946.41 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
946.41 (1) Whoever Except as provided in subs. (2m) and (2r), whoever knowingly resists or obstructs an officer while such officer is doing any act in an official capacity and with lawful authority, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
251,2 Section 2. 946.41 (2r) of the statutes is created to read:
946.41 (2r) Whoever violates sub. (1) and causes substantial bodily harm to an officer is guilty of a Class H felony.