Date of enactment: March 26, 2021
2021 Senate Bill 28   Date of publication*: March 27, 2021
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: 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."
An Act to amend 940.20 (1g) of the statutes; relating to: battery by a person detained while awaiting trial as a sexually violent person and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
13,1 Section 1. 940.20 (1g) of the statutes is amended to read:
940.20 (1g) Battery by certain detained or committed persons. Any person who is placed in a facility under s. 980.04 or 980.065 and who intentionally causes bodily harm to an officer, employee, agent, visitor, or other resident of the facility, without his or her consent, is guilty of a Class H felony.