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Date of enactment: January 6, 2006
2005 Assembly Bill 184 Date of publication*: January 23, 2006
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2003-04 : 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].
2005 WISCONSIN ACT 105
An Act to create 302.386 (5m) of the statutes; relating to: a prohibition against using state funds or resources or federal funds to provide or to facilitate the provision of hormonal therapy or sexual reassignment surgery to alter the appearance of a prisoner or forensic patient so that the prisoner or forensic patient appears more like the opposite gender.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
105,1 Section 1. 302.386 (5m) of the statutes is created to read:
302.386 (5m) (a) In this subsection:
1. "Hormonal therapy" means the use of hormones to stimulate the development or alteration of a person's sexual characteristics in order to alter the person's physical appearance so that the person appears more like the opposite gender.
2. "Sexual reassignment surgery" means surgical procedures to alter a person's physical appearance so that the person appears more like the opposite gender.
(b) The department may not authorize the payment of any funds or the use of any resources of this state or the payment of any federal funds passing through the state treasury to provide or to facilitate the provision of hormonal therapy or sexual reassignment surgery for a resident or patient specified in sub. (1).
105,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) Provision of hormonal therapy or sexual reassignment surgery. This act first applies to hormonal therapy, as defined in section 302.386 (5m) (a) 1. of the statutes, as created by this act, or sexual reassignment surgery, as defined in section 302.386 (5m) (a) 2. of the statutes, as created by this act, provided on the effective date of this subsection.
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