Effect of plea of no contest.
Forfeiture of deposit under s. 23.75 (3) (b)
, an accepted plea of no contest under s. 23.70
, or a stipulation of no contest under s. 23.75 (3) (c)
to a charge of violation of a natural resources law shall not be admissible in evidence as an admission against interest in any action or proceeding arising out of the same occurrence.
History: 1975 c. 365
Fees in forfeiture actions under this chapter are prescribed in s. 814.63
Jurisdiction on appeal.
Appeal may be taken by either party. On appeal from the circuit court, the appeal is to the court of appeals.
(2) Stay of execution.
The amount of undertaking required to stay execution on appeal shall not exceed the amount of the maximum forfeiture, plus costs, fees, and surcharges imposed under ch. 814
(3) Procedure on appeal.
An appeal to the court of appeals shall be in accordance with chs. 808
Forfeitures, costs, fees, and surcharges collected; to whom paid.
Except for actions in municipal court, all moneys collected in favor of the state or a municipality for a forfeiture, plus costs, fees, and surcharges imposed under ch. 814
, shall be paid by the officer who collects the same to the appropriate municipal or county treasurer, within 20 days after their receipt by the officer, except that all jail surcharges imposed under ch. 814
shall be paid to the county treasurer. In case of any failure in the payment, the municipal or county treasurer may collect the payment from the officer by an action in the treasurer's name of office and upon the official bond of the officer, with interest at the rate of 12 percent per year from the time when it should have been paid.
Statement to county board; payment to state.
Every county treasurer shall, on the first day of the annual meeting of the county board of supervisors, submit to it a verified statement of all forfeitures, costs, fees, and surcharges imposed under ch. 814
and received during the previous year. The county clerk shall deduct all expenses incurred by the county in recovering those forfeitures, costs, fees, and surcharges from the aggregate amount so received, and shall immediately certify the amount of clear proceeds of those forfeitures, costs, fees, and surcharges to the county treasurer, who shall pay the proceeds to the state as provided in s. 59.25 (3)
. Jail surcharges imposed under ch. 814
shall be treated separately as provided in s. 302.46
and moneys collected from the crime prevention funding board surcharge under s. 973.0455 (2)
shall be treated separately as provided in s. 973.0455 (2)
Place of trial. 23.90(1)(1)
Civil actions shall be tried in the county where the offense was committed, except as otherwise provided.
Where 2 or more acts are requisite to the commission of any offense, the trial may be in any county in which any of such acts occurred.
Where an offense is committed on or within one-fourth of a mile of the boundary of 2 or more counties, the defendant may be tried in any of such counties.
If an offense is commenced outside the state and is consummated within the state, the defendant may be tried in the county where the offense was consummated.
If an offense is committed on boundary waters at a place where 2 or more counties have common jurisdiction under s. 2.03
or under any other law, the prosecution may be in either county. The county whose process against the offender is first served shall be conclusively presumed to be the county in which the offense was committed.
If an offense results from the violation of a prohibition against breaking, removing, interfering with, altering, forging, or misrepresenting an approval or proof of an approval issued under ch. 29
or a prohibition under ch. 29
against counterfeit approvals or illegally obtained approvals and the offense was committed outside of this state, the defendant may be tried in Dane County.
In an action under s. 23.33 (2h) (a) 1.
for intentionally making a false statement on an application for a registration, the defendant may be tried in the defendant's county of residence at the time that the complaint is filed, in the county where the defendant purchased the all-terrain vehicle or utility terrain vehicle if purchased from a dealer, or in the county where the department of natural resources received the application.
Parties to a violation. 23.99(1)(1)
Whoever is concerned in the commission of a violation of this chapter for which a forfeiture is imposed is a principal and may be charged with and convicted of the violation although he or she did not directly commit it and although the person who directly committed it has not been convicted of the violation.
A person is concerned in the commission of the violation if the person:
Aids and abets the commission of it; or
Is a party to a conspiracy with another to commit it or advises, hires or counsels or otherwise procures another to commit it.
History: 1975 c. 365