What is Bail-Jumping?
Wis. Stat. §946.49 sets forth the offense of bail-jumping. The statute is available here.
Bail-jumping refers to non-compliance with conditions of release under Wis. Stat. §969. There are three levels of bail-jumping offenses.
The penalty for Class A misdemeanor bail-jumping is a fine up to $10,000, imprisonment not to exceed 9 months, or both. However, if a defendant of the underlying charge is released without bail, no penalty may be imposed for violation of the bail-jumping statute.
For more information about this uncommon bail-jumping charge, please see Wis. Stat. §969.01(3), which is available here.
The penalty for Class I felony bail-jumping is a fine up to $10,000, imprisonment of 3 years and 6 months, or both.