Date of enactment: June 6, 1996
1995 Senate Bill 416 Date of publication*: June 20, 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 806.19 (4) (a), 806.19 (4) (b) (form) 3. and 806.19 (4) (d) of the statutes; relating to: judgments discharged in bankruptcy.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
393,1 Section 1. 806.19 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
806.19 (4) (a) Any person who has secured a discharge of a judgment debt in bankruptcy that renders void one or more judgments and any person interested in the real property affected by any such judgments to which the judgment attaches may submit an application for an order of satisfaction of the judgments judgment and an attached order of satisfaction to the clerk of the court in which the judgments rendered void by discharge were judgment was entered.
393,2 Section 2. 806.19 (4) (b) (form) 3. of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (Senate Bill 344), is amended to read:
806.19 (4) (b) (form) 3. The undersigned believes that each judgment listed above has been completely voided by the discharge discharged in bankruptcy, and no inconsistent ruling has been made by, or is being requested by any party from, the bankruptcy court.
Dated this .... day of ...., 19....
.... (Signature)
Judgment Debtor,
Person Interested
in Real Property
or Attorney for
Debtor or Person
The clerk of circuit court is directed to indicate on the judgment and lien docket that each judgment described in the attached application has been satisfied.
Dated this .... day of ...., 19....
.... (Signature)
Circuit Judge
393,3 Section 3. 806.19 (4) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
806.19 (4) (d) Upon receipt of a completed application, the clerk shall submit the attached proposed order for signature by a judge after which the clerk shall satisfy of record each judgment described in the application. Upon satisfaction, a judgment shall cease to be a lien on any real property that the person discharged in bankruptcy owns or later acquires.
393,4 Section 4. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to persons discharged in bankruptcy on the effective date of this subsection.