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  Date of enactment: April 16, 2018
2017 Assembly Bill 678   Date of publication*: April 17, 2018
* 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."
2017 WISCONSIN ACT 347
An Act to amend 346.04 (2t) and 346.04 (3) of the statutes; relating to: obedience to vehicles operated by law enforcement officers.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
347,1 Section 1. 346.04 (2t) of the statutes is amended to read:
346.04 (2t) No operator of a vehicle, after having received a visible or audible signal to stop his or her vehicle from a traffic officer, federal law enforcement officer, or marked or unmarked police vehicle that the operator knows or reasonably should know is being operated by a law enforcement officer, shall knowingly resist the traffic officer by failing to stop his or her vehicle as promptly as safety reasonably permits.
347,2 Section 2. 346.04 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
346.04 (3) No operator of a vehicle, after having received a visual or audible signal from a traffic officer, federal law enforcement officer, or marked or unmarked police vehicle that the operator knows or reasonably should know is being operated by a law enforcement officer, shall knowingly flee or attempt to elude any traffic officer by willful or wanton disregard of such signal so as to interfere with or endanger the operation of the police vehicle, or the traffic officer or , the law enforcement officer, other vehicles, or pedestrians, nor shall the operator increase the speed of the operator's vehicle or extinguish the lights of the vehicle in an attempt to elude or flee.
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