Date of enactment: May 1, 1996
1995 Assembly Bill 428 Date of publication*: May 15, 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].
1995 WISCONSIN ACT 319
An Act to amend 98.26 (1) (c); and to create 98.08 of the statutes; relating to: price refunds in the sale of a commodity or thing, price misrepresentation in the purchase, sale or advertising of any commodity, thing or service and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
319,1 Section 1. 98.08 of the statutes is created to read:
98.08 Price refunds; price information. (1) A person who uses an electronic scanner to record the price of a commodity or thing and who sells the commodity or thing at a price higher than the posted or advertised price of that commodity or thing at least shall refund to a person who purchases the commodity or thing the difference between the posted or advertised price of the commodity or thing and the price charged at the time of sale.
(2) A person who sells a commodity or thing and who uses an electronic scanner to record the price of that commodity or thing shall display, in a conspicuous manner, a sign stating the requirements of sub. (1).
319,2 Section 2. 98.26 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
98.26 (1) (c) Represents in any manner a false quantity or price in connection with the purchase or sale, or any advertising thereof, of any commodity, thing or service.
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