Date of enactment: April 9, 1998
1997 Assembly Bill 157   Date of publication*: April 23, 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 amend 631.89 (2) (intro.); and to create 631.89 (2) (bm) of the statutes; relating to: prohibiting insurers from requesting genetic test information from health care providers.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
74,1m Section 1m. 631.89 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
631.89 (2) (intro.)  An insurer, the state with respect to a self-insured health plan, or a county, city, village or school board that provides health care services for individuals on a self-insured basis, may not do any of the following:
74,2m Section 2m. 631.89 (2) (bm) of the statutes is created to read:
631.89 (2) (bm) Require or request directly or indirectly a health care provider, as defined in s. 146.81 (1), who is or may be providing or who has or may have provided health care services to an individual to reveal whether the individual or a member of the individual's family has obtained a genetic test or what the results of the test, if obtained by the individual or a member of the individual's family, were.