Governor signs GPS anti-tracking bill

July 2, 2015

MADISON Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill designed to curb using GPS devices to track people.

The measure makes placing a GPS device on another person's vehicle without permission a misdemeanor punishable by up to nine months in jail and $10,000 in fines. The measure carves out exceptions for police, parents and business owners tracking company vehicles.

Walker signed the bill Wednesday.


Associated Press