2012 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
941. Crimes against public health and safety.
941.375 Throwing or discharging bodily fluids at public safety workers.


WI Stat § 941.375 (2012 through Act 45) What's This?

941.375 Throwing or discharging bodily fluids at public safety workers.

941.375(1)(1) In this section:

941.375(1)(a) (a) "Ambulance" has the meaning specified in s. 256.01 (1).

941.375(1)(b) (b) "Public safety worker" means an emergency medical technician licensed under s. 256.15, a first responder certified under s. 256.15 (8), a peace officer, a fire fighter, or a person operating or staffing an ambulance.

941.375(2) (2) Any person who throws or expels blood, semen, vomit, saliva, urine, feces, or other bodily substance at or toward a public safety worker under all of the following circumstances is guilty of a Class I felony:

941.375(2)(a) (a) The person throws or expels the blood, semen, vomit, saliva, urine, feces, or other bodily substance with the intent that it come into contact with the public safety worker.

941.375(2)(c) (c) The public safety worker does not consent to the blood, semen, vomit, saliva, urine, feces, or other bodily substance being thrown or expelled at or toward him or her.

History: 2003 a. 190; 2007 a. 130; 2011 a. 72.

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