2009 WISCONSIN ACT 187
An Act to renumber and amend 767.405 (14) (b) of the statutes; relating to: submitting custody study reports to the parties and offering custody study reports in accordance with the rules of evidence.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
187, s. 1
767.405 (14) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 767.405 (14) (b) 1. and amended to read:
767.405 (14) (b) 1. The person or entity investigating the parties under par. (a) shall complete the investigation and, prepare a report of the results, and, at least 10 days before the report is introduced into evidence under subd. 2., submit the results report to the court. The court shall make the results available and to both parties. The court may review the report, but may not rely upon it as evidence before it is properly introduced under subd. 2.
2. The report under subd. 1. shall be offered in accordance with the rules of evidence and shall be a part of the record in the action unless the court orders otherwise
if it is so offered and admitted into evidence.
(1) This act first applies to legal custody and physical placement study reports that are completed on the effective date of this subsection.