Date of enactment: May 8, 2000
1999 Senate Bill 309 Date of publication*: May 22, 2000
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1997-98: 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 118.51 (3) (a) 1. of the statutes; relating to: the number of school districts to which a pupil may apply under the open enrollment program.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
118,1 Section 1. 118.51 (3) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
118.51 (3) (a) 1. The parent of a pupil who wishes to attend a public school in a nonresident school district under this section shall submit an application, on a form provided by the department under sub. (15) (a), to the school board of the nonresident school district that the pupil wishes to attend, not earlier than the first Monday in February and not later than the 3rd Friday in February of the school year immediately preceding the school year in which the pupil wishes to attend. Applications may be submitted to no more than 3 nonresident school boards in any school year. On the 4th Monday in February, the nonresident school board shall send a copy of the application to the pupil's resident school board and the department. The application may include a request to attend a specific school or program offered by the nonresident school district.
118,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to applications submitted for attendance in the 2001-02 school year.