2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 943. Crimes against property.
943.209 Failure to disclose manufacturer of recording.

943.209

943.209 Failure to disclose manufacturer of recording.

943.209(1)

(1) Whoever does any of the following for commercial advantage or private financial gain may be penalized as provided in sub. (2):

943.209(1)(a)

(a) Knowingly advertises, offers for sale or rent, sells, rents or transports a recording that does not contain the name and address of the manufacturer in a prominent place on the cover, jacket or label of the recording.

943.209(1)(b)

(b) Possesses with intent to advertise, offer for sale or rent, sell, rent or transport a recording that does not contain the name and address of the manufacturer in a prominent place on the cover, jacket or label of the recording.

943.209(2)

(2)

943.209(2)(a)

(a) Whoever violates sub. (1) is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor if the person advertises, offers for sale or rent, sells, rents, transports or possesses fewer than 100 recordings in violation of sub. (1) during a 180-day period, and the value of the recordings does not exceed $2,500.

943.209(2)(b)

(b) Whoever violates sub. (1) is guilty of a Class I felony if the person advertises, offers for sale or rent, sells, rents, transports or possesses fewer than 100 recordings in violation of sub. (1) during a 180-day period, and the value of the recordings exceeds $2,500.

943.209(2)(c)

(c) Whoever violates sub. (1) is guilty of a Class H felony if the person advertises, offers for sale or rent, sells, rents, transports or possesses at least 100 recordings in violation of sub. (1) during a 180-day period or if the violation occurs after the person has been convicted under this section.

943.209(3)

(3) Under this section, the number of recordings that a person rents shall be the sum of the number of times that each individual recording is rented.

943.209 - ANNOT.

History: 1999 a. 51; 2001 a. 109.

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