Date of enactment: March 20, 2008
2007 Senate Bill 445 Date of publication*: April 3, 2008
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2005-06 : 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 88.62 (1) of the statutes; relating to: increasing the public contract minimum bid requirements for drainage districts.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
122,1 Section 1. 88.62 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
88.62 (1) The drainage board may authorize the drainage district to do its own work or the board may enter into contracts to have the work done. The board may advertise for bids and shall do so in all cases where the work to be done will cost in excess of $10,000 $25,000. When the board is required to advertise for bids, the board shall publish a class 2 notice, under ch. 985, and other notices that the board considers appropriate, and the work shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder unless in the board's opinion the bid is unreasonably high and a lower bid can be obtained. The board may continue the letting of the work from time to time, and may reject any or all bids.
122,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to public contracts that are let on the effective date of this subsection.