2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 946. Crimes against government and its administration.
946.69 Falsely assuming to act as a public officer or employee or a utility employee.

946.69

946.69 Falsely assuming to act as a public officer or employee or a utility employee.

946.69(1)

(1) In this section, "utility" means any of the following:

946.69(1)(a)

(a) A public utility, as defined in s. 196.01 (5).

946.69(1)(b)

(b) A municipal power district, as defined in s. 198.01 (6).

946.69(1)(c)

(c) A cooperative association organized under ch. 185 or 193 to furnish or provide telecommunications service, or a cooperative organized under ch. 185 to furnish or provide gas, electricity, power or water.

946.69(2)

(2) Whoever does any of the following is guilty of a Class I felony:

946.69(2)(a)

(a) Assumes to act in an official capacity or to perform an official function, knowing that he or she is not the public officer or public employee or the employee of a utility that he or she assumes to be.

946.69(2)(b)

(b) Exercises any function of a public office, knowing that he or she has not qualified so to act or that his or her right so to act has ceased.

946.69 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 173; 1993 a. 146, 486; 1995 a. 225; 1997 a. 27; 2001 a. 109; 2005 a. 441.

946.69 - ANNOT.

Sub. (1) is not unconstitutionally vague or overbroad. State v. Wickstrom, 118 Wis. 2d 339, 348 N.W.2d 183 (Ct. App. 1984).

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