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Penal Code

Punishment for Infractions

19.6.  An infraction is not punishable by imprisonment. A person charged with an infraction shall not be entitled to a trial by jury. A person charged with an infraction shall not be entitled to have the public defender or other counsel appointed at public expense to represent him unless he is arrested and not released on his written promise to appear, his own recognizance, or a deposit of bail.

(Added Ch. 1192, Stats. 1968. Operative January 1, 1969.)