Date of enactment: March 22, 2024
2023 Senate Bill 111   Date of publication*: March 23, 2024
* 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 renumber 948.50 (2) (a); to amend 948.50 (2) (b); and to create 948.50 (2) (am) of the statutes; relating to: the definition of “strip search” for the purpose of the prohibition against strip searching a pupil.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
198,1 Section 1. 948.50 (2) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 948.50 (2) (av).
198,2 Section 2. 948.50 (2) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
948.50 (2) (am) “Private area" means the naked or underwear-clad genitalia, anus, buttocks, or female areola or nipple.
198,3 Section 3. 948.50 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
948.50 (2) (b) “Strip search" means a search in which a person's genitals, pubic area, buttock or anus, or a female person's breast, private area is uncovered and either is exposed to view or is touched by a person conducting the search.