19.345   Time computation.
19.35   Access to records; fees.
19.356   Notice to record subject; right of action.
19.36   Limitations upon access and withholding.
19.37   Enforcement and penalties.
19.39   Interpretation by attorney general.
19.41   Declaration of policy.
19.42   Definitions.
19.43   Financial disclosure.
19.44   Form of statement.
19.45   Standards of conduct; state public officials.
19.451   Discounts at certain stadiums.
19.46   Conflict of interest prohibited; exception.
19.47   Operation.
19.48   Duties of the ethics commission.
19.49   Administration; enforcement.
19.50   Unauthorized release of records or information.
19.55   Public inspection of records.
19.552   Action to compel compliance.
19.554   Petition for enforcement.
19.56   Honorariums, fees and expenses.
19.57   Conferences, visits and economic development activities.
19.575   Tourism activities.
19.579   Civil penalties.
19.58   Criminal penalties.
19.59   Codes of ethics for local government officials, employees and candidates.
19.62   Definitions.
19.65   Rules of conduct; employee training; and security.
19.67   Data collection.
19.68   Collection of personally identifiable information from Internet users.
19.69   Computer matching.
19.70   Rights of data subject to challenge; authority corrections.
19.71   Sale of names or addresses.
19.77   Summary of case law and attorney general opinions.
19.80   Penalties.
19.81   Declaration of policy.
19.82   Definitions.
19.83   Meetings of governmental bodies.
19.84   Public notice.
19.85   Exemptions.
19.851   Closed sessions by ethics or elections commission.
19.86   Notice of collective bargaining negotiations.
19.87   Legislative meetings.
19.88   Ballots, votes and records.
19.89   Exclusion of members.
19.90   Use of equipment in open session.
19.96   Penalty.
19.97   Enforcement.
19.98   Interpretation by attorney general.
subch. I of ch. 19 SUBCHAPTER I
19.01 19.01 Oaths and bonds.
19.01(1)(1)Form of oath. Every official oath required by article IV, section 28, of the constitution or by any statute shall be in writing, subscribed and sworn to and except as provided otherwise by s. 757.02 and SCR 40.15, shall be in substantially the following form:
State of Wisconsin,
County of ....
I, the undersigned, who have been elected (or appointed) to the office of ...., but have not yet entered upon the duties thereof, swear (or affirm) that I will support the constitution of the United States and the constitution of the state of Wisconsin, and will faithfully discharge the duties of said office to the best of my ability. So help me God.
.... ....,
Subscribed and sworn to before me this .... day of ...., .... (year)
19.01(1m) (1m)Form of oral oath. If it is desired to administer the official oath orally in addition to the written oath prescribed above, it shall be in substantially the following form:
I, ...., swear (or affirm) that I will support the constitution of the United States and the constitution of the state of Wisconsin, and will faithfully and impartially discharge the duties of the office of .... to the best of my ability. So help me God.
19.01(2) (2)Form of bond.
19.01(2)(a)(a) Every official bond required of any public officer shall be in substantially the following form:
We, the undersigned, jointly and severally, undertake and agree that ...., who has been elected (or appointed) to the office of ...., will faithfully discharge the duties of the office according to law, and will pay to the parties entitled to receive the same, such damages, not exceeding in the aggregate .... dollars, as may be suffered by them in consequence of the failure of .... to discharge the duties of the office.
Dated ...., .... (year)
19.01(2)(b) (b) Any further or additional official bond lawfully required of any public officer shall be in the same form and it shall not affect or impair any official bond previously given by the officer for the same or any other official term. Where such bond is in excess of the sum of $25,000, the officer may give 2 or more bonds.
19.01(2m) (2m)Effect of giving bond. Any bond purportedly given as an official bond by a public officer, of whom an official bond is required, shall be deemed to be an official bond and shall be deemed as to both principal and surety to contain all the conditions and provisions required in sub. (2), regardless of its form or wording, and any provisions restricting liability to less than that provided in sub. (2) shall be void.
19.01(3) (3)Official duties defined. The official duties referred to in subs. (1) and (2) include performance to the best of his or her ability by the officer taking the oath or giving the bond of every official act required, and the nonperformance of every act forbidden, by law to be performed by the officer; also, similar performance and nonperformance of every act required of or forbidden to the officer in any other office which he or she may lawfully hold or exercise by virtue of incumbency of the office named in the official oath or bond. The duties mentioned in any such oath or bond include the faithful performance by all persons appointed or employed by the officer either in his or her principal or subsidiary office, of their respective duties and trusts therein.
19.01(4) (4)Where filed.
19.01(4)(a)(a) Official oaths and bonds of the following public officials shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state:
19.01(4)(a)1. 1. All members and officers of the legislature.
19.01(4)(a)2. 2. The governor.
19.01(4)(a)3. 3. The lieutenant governor.
19.01(4)(a)4. 4. The state superintendent.
19.01(4)(a)5. 5. The justices, reporter and clerk of the supreme court.
19.01(4)(a)6. 6. The judges of the court of appeals.
19.01(4)(a)7. 7. The judges and reporters of the circuit courts.
19.01(4)(a)8. 8. All notaries public.
19.01(4)(a)9. 9. Every officer, except the secretary of state, state treasurer, district attorney and attorney general, whose compensation is paid in whole or in part out of the state treasury, including every member or appointee of a board or commission whose compensation is so paid.
19.01(4)(a)10. 10. Every deputy or assistant of an officer who files with the secretary of state.
2015-16 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2017 Wis. Act 141 and all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders effective on or before March 14, 2018. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after March 14, 2018 are designated by NOTES. (Published 3-14-18)