1999 WISCONSIN ACT 1
An Act relating to: ratification of the agreement negotiated between the state of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin State Public Defenders Association, WFT/AFT, Local 4822, AFL-CIO, for the 1997-99 biennium, covering employes in the public defenders collective bargaining unit, and authorizing an expenditure of funds.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
1. Agreement ratified.
The legislature ratifies the tentative agreement negotiated for the 1997-99 biennium between the state of Wisconsin, department of employment relations, and the Wisconsin State Public Defenders Association, WFT/AFT, Local 4822, AFL-CIO, covering employes in the public defenders collective bargaining unit under subchapter V of chapter 111 of the statutes, as approved by the employes of the public defenders collective bargaining unit and approved and recommended by the joint committee on employment relations, and authorizes the necessary expenditure of moneys for implementation from the appropriations made by section 20.865 (1) of the statutes, subject to section 20.865 (intro.) of the statutes. The secretary of employment relations shall file an official copy of the agreement, certified by the cochairpersons of the joint committee on employment relations, with the secretary of state. No formal or informal agreement between the parties which is not a part of the official copy is deemed to be approved by the legislature under this act.
(1) This act takes effect on the day following publication, except that those provisions specifically identified as having other effective dates in the agreement covering employes in the public defenders collective bargaining unit are effective on the dates provided in that agreement.