Date of enactment: April 22, 1996
1995 Assembly Bill 471 Date of publication*: May 6, 1996
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1993-94: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to amend 20.435 (6) (dg) and 48.55 of the statutes; relating to: the adoption of children with special needs and making an appropriation.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
266,1 Section 1. 20.435 (6) (dg) of the statutes is amended to read:
20.435 (6) (dg) (title) State adoption information exchange and state adoption center. The amounts in the schedule to operate a state adoption information exchange under s. 48.55 and a state adoption center under s. 48.551.
266,2 Section 2. 48.55 of the statutes is amended to read:
48.55 State adoption information exchange. The department shall establish a state adoption information exchange for the purpose of finding adoptive homes for children with special needs who do not have permanent homes. The department shall adopt rules governing the adoption information exchange, and may contract with and, from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (6) (dg), may provide not more than $75,000 in each fiscal year as grants to individuals and private agencies for adoption information exchange services.