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Criminal Defense Attorney for 941.296 Possession Of A Handgun And An Armor−Piercing Bullet During Crime
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941.296 Possession Possession Of A Handgun And An Armor−Piercing Bullet During Crime
(1) In this section:
941.296(1)(a) (a) "Armor-piercing bullet" means a bullet meeting any of the following criteria: any projectile or projectile core that may be fired from any handgun and that is constructed entirely, excluding the presence of traces of other substances, from one or a combination of tungsten alloys, steel, iron, brass, bronze, beryllium copper or depleted uranium.
(b) "Handgun" has the meaning given in s. 175.35 (1) (b).
(2) Whoever uses or possesses a handgun during the commission of a crime under chs. 939 to 948 or 961 is guilty of a Class H felony under any of the following circumstances.
(a) The handgun is loaded with an armor-piercing bullet or a projectile or projectile core that may be fired from the handgun with a muzzle velocity of 1,500 feet per second or greater.
(b) The person possesses an armor-piercing bullet capable of being fired from the handgun.
History: 1993 a. 98; 1995 a. 448; 2001 a. 109.