Date of enactment: April 12, 2004
2003 Assembly Bill 533 Date of publication*: April 26, 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 amend 804.03 (3) of the statutes; relating to: contracts with persons who take depositions.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
227,1 Section 1. 804.03 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
804.03 (3) Disqualification for interest. No deposition shall may be taken before a person who is a party to the action or a relative or employee or attorney, or counsel of any of the parties, or is a relative or employee of such attorney or counsel, or is financially interested in the action. No deposition may be taken before a person who has entered into a contract for court reporting services unless the contract is limited to a particular action or incident. This subsection does not apply to a person who records or transcribes depositions for a public agency, as defined in s. 66.0825 (3) (h).