Date of enactment: March 10, 2004
2003 Assembly Bill 365 Date of publication*: March 24, 2004
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2001-02 : 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 755.21 of the statutes; relating to: authorizing municipal courts to contract with collection agencies and the sharing of collection costs by cities, villages, towns, and counties.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
140,1 Section 1. 755.21 of the statutes is created to read:
755.21 Collection. The municipal court may contract with a collection agency for the collection of unpaid forfeitures, assessments, and surcharges under s. 66.0114 (1) (a). The contract shall provide that the collection agency shall be paid from the proceeds recovered by the collection agency. The net proceeds that the municipal court receives after the payment to the collection agency shall be considered the amount of forfeitures, assessments, and surcharges collected for distribution under s. 66.0114 (1) (bm) and (3) (b) and (c).