2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 1,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 817
February 11, 2020 - Offered by Representatives Crowley, Bowen, Hintz,
Hesselbein, Spreitzer, Doyle, B. Meyers, McGuire, Neubauer, Fields, Pope,
Ohnstad, Sargent, Subeck, Sinicki, C. Taylor, Emerson, Cabrera, Goyke,
Brostoff and Stuck.
1An Act to repeal
946.49 (1) (a) and (b); to renumber and amend
946.49 (1) 2
(intro.); to amend
946.49 (2); and to create
946.49 (3) of the statutes;
3to: bail jumping and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
946.49 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 946.49 (1) and 5
amended to read:
Whoever, having been released from custody under ch. 969, 7
intentionally fails to appear as required or
to comply with the terms a term
of his or 8
her bond that prohibits contact with another individual or prohibits his or her
9presence in a specified location
is: guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.
946.49 (1) (a) and (b) of the statutes are repealed.
946.49 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
A witness for whom bail has been required under s. 969.01 (3) is 2
guilty of a Class I felony B misdemeanor
for failure to appear as provided.
946.49 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
A prosecutor may charge a person for a violation under sub. (1) only 5
once per underlying criminal charge for which he or she has been released on bond.