Date of enactment: April 21, 2010
2009 Senate Bill 515 Date of publication*: May 5, 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 154.30 (1) (a) and 154.30 (8) (d) (intro.); and to create 154.30 (8) (dm) of the statutes; relating to: authorization for final disposition of a decedent's remains.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
197,1 Section 1. 154.30 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
154.30 (1) (a) "Authorization for final disposition" means a written, signed document that is acknowledged before a notary public or is witnessed satisfies the conditions under sub. (8) (d) or (dm), and that is voluntarily executed by a declarant under sub. (8), but is not limited in form or substance to that provided in sub. (8).
197,2 Section 2. 154.30 (8) (d) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
154.30 (8) (d) (intro.) An Except as provided in par. (dm), an authorization for final disposition shall meet all of the following requirements:
197,3 Section 3. 154.30 (8) (dm) of the statutes is created to read:
154.30 (8) (dm) A document executed by a member of the U.S. armed forces in the manner and on a form provided by the federal department of defense that designates a person to direct the disposition of the member's remains is a valid authorization for final disposition under this section.