Date of enactment: April 14, 2006
2005 Assembly Bill 688 Date of publication*: April 28, 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].
An Act to amend 48.433 (3) (intro.) of the statutes; relating to: the age at which an adoptee may obtain identifying information about his or her birth parents.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
343,1 Section 1. 48.433 (3) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.433 (3) (intro.) Any person 21 18 years of age or over whose birth parent's rights have been terminated in this state or who has been adopted in this state with the consent of his or her birth parent or parents before February 1, 1982, may request the department, or agency contracted with under sub. (11), to provide the person with the following:
343,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) Access to identifying information about birth parents. This act first applies to requests for access to identifying information about birth parents, as defined in section 48.433 (1) (b) of the statutes, that are received by the department of health and family services on the effective date of this subsection.