Date of enactment: April 17, 1998
1997 Assembly Bill 1   Date of publication*: May 1, 1998
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1995-96: 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 create 280.16 of the statutes; relating to: prohibiting the installation of certain devices in wells.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
122,1 Section 1 . 280.16 of the statutes is created to read:
280.16 Prohibition on use of certain devices in wells. (1) In this section, “pitless adapter" means a device that attaches a well casing pipe to an underground pipe that conveys water from the well.
(2) No person may install a pitless adapter that extends into the inside of a well casing pipe except if the sand screen is permanently attached to the bottom of a well casing pipe that is constructed of polyvinyl chloride. Only individuals registered under s. 280.15 may install pitless adapters.