Date of enactment: April 10, 2006
2005 Assembly Bill 596 Date of publication*: April 20, 2006
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2003-04 : 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 755.21 of the statutes; relating to: the sharing of collection costs by cities, villages, towns, and counties.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
305,1 Section 1. 755.21 of the statutes is amended to read:
755.21 Collection. The municipal court may contract with a collection agency for the collection of unpaid forfeitures, assessments, and surcharges under s. 66.0114 (1) (a). The contract shall provide that the collection agency shall be paid from the proceeds recovered by the collection agency. The net proceeds that the municipal court receives after the payment to the collection agency shall be considered the amount of forfeitures, assessments, and surcharges collected for distribution under s. 66.0114 (1) (bm) and (3) (b) and (c). For each violation for which a forfeiture, assessment, or surcharge is imposed, the municipal court shall determine the amount to be distributed to each entity under s. 66.0114 (1) (bm) and (3) (b) and (c) as follows:
(1) Calculate the percentage of the total violation amount to which the entity is entitled before the collection agency is paid.
(2) Subtract from the amount collected for the violation the amount paid to the collection agency to collect the violation amount.
(3) Multiply the remainder under sub. (2) by the percentage under sub. (1).
305,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to forfeitures, assessments, and surcharges collected on the effective date of this subsection.