2009 WISCONSIN ACT 197
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:
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).
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:
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.