Date of enactment: February 11, 2010
2009 Senate Bill 182 Date of publication*: February 25, 2010
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2007-08 : 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 893.57 of the statutes; relating to: statute of limitations for intentional torts.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
120,1 Section 1. 893.57 of the statutes is amended to read:
893.57 Intentional torts. An action to recover damages for libel, slander, assault, battery, invasion of privacy, false imprisonment or other intentional tort to the person shall be commenced within 2 3 years after the cause of action accrues or be barred.
120,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to injuries occurring on the effective date of this subsection.