Date of enactment: May 20, 1996
1995 Assembly Bill 727 Date of publication*: June 3, 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 804.10 (2) of the statutes; relating to: discovery of records, reports and X-ray photographs.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
345,1 Section 1. 804.10 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
804.10 (2) In any action brought to recover damages for personal injuries, the court may shall also order the claimant, upon such terms as are just, to give to the other party or any physician named in the order, within a specified time, consent and the right to inspect any X-ray photograph taken in the course of the diagnosis or treatment of such the claimant for the injuries for which damages are claimed. The court may shall also order such the claimant to give consent and the right to inspect and copy any hospital, medical or other records and reports concerning the injuries claimed and the treatment thereof that are within the scope of discovery under s. 804.01 (2).
345,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to requests made on the effective date of this subsection for records, reports and X-ray photographs.