Date of enactment: March 15, 2010
2009 Senate Bill 332 Date of publication*: March 29, 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 renumber and amend 767.405 (14) (b) of the statutes; relating to: submitting custody study reports to the parties and offering custody study reports in accordance with the rules of evidence.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
187,1 Section 1. 767.405 (14) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 767.405 (14) (b) 1. and amended to read:
767.405 (14) (b) 1. The person or entity investigating the parties under par. (a) shall complete the investigation and, prepare a report of the results, and, at least 10 days before the report is introduced into evidence under subd. 2., submit the results report to the court. The court shall make the results available and to both parties. The court may review the report, but may not rely upon it as evidence before it is properly introduced under subd. 2.
2. The report under subd. 1. shall be offered in accordance with the rules of evidence and shall be a part of the record in the action unless the court orders otherwise if it is so offered and admitted into evidence.
187,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to legal custody and physical placement study reports that are completed on the effective date of this subsection.