Date of enactment: April 18, 2002
2001 Assembly Bill 412 Date of publication*: May 2, 2002
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1999-00 : 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 60.71 (2) (b) of the statutes; relating to: petition requirements for the creation of a town sanitary district.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
88,1 Section 1. 60.71 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
60.71 (2) (b) One or more of the petitioners shall verify that the petition was signed personally by the persons whose signatures appear on the petition, or a person who signs a petition may have his or her signature notarized. The petition is presumed to have been signed by the persons whose signatures appear on the petition. No petition with the requisite number of valid signatures may be declared void because of alleged defects in the information required to be included in the petition. The town board at any time may permit a petition to be amended to conform to the facts.