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    EDIT: Whoops, this is Pierce County, Wisconsin. Disregard.

    Anyone seen this? Found it by accident when following up on something else.

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    ARTICLE X Concealed Weapons [Adopted by Ord. No. 87-3] § 176-35. Statutory provisions. Any future amendments, revisions or modifications of § 941.23(1), Wis. Stats., incorporated herein, are intended to be made part of this article as such amendments, revisions or modifications are made to said statutes.
    § 176-36. Definitions. As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
    CONCEALED — Hidden from ordinary observation.
    DANGEROUS WEAPON — Any device or instrumentality which, in the manner it is used or intended to be used, is calculated or likely to produce death or great bodily harm, including any loaded or unloaded firearm.
    GOES ARMED — The weapon must have been either on the defendant's person or the weapon must have been within the defendant's reach. In addition, the defendant must have been aware of the presence of the weapon.
    GREAT BODILY HARM — Bodily injury which creates a high probability of death or which causes a permanent or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ or other serious injury.

    § 176-37. Violations and penalties.
    A. Any person except a peace officer who goes armed with a concealed and dangerous weapon is guilty of a violation of this article and shall be penalized as provided in Subsection B of this section.
    B. Any person who violates this article shall, upon conviction, be subject to a forfeiture of not more than $500 together with costs of prosecution and penalty assessment and, in default of payment of such forfeiture and costs, shall be subject to imprisonment in the county jail until such forfeiture and costs are paid, but not to exceed 30 days.

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    Seems like this is for Wisconsin? Or am I reading too much into that part?

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    Hey at least it doesn't apply to open carry.
    "A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity."

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    Yes, that is Wisconsin

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    sirpuma wrote:
    Yes, that is Wisconsin
    LOL. I searched for Pierce County codes for something else and that is part of the code that came up. That explains a lot. Thanks. Don't I feel silly. :?

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