Date of enactment: May 18, 2010
2009 Senate Bill 338 Date of publication*: June 1, 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 49.785 (1m) (b) of the statutes; relating to: maximum amount of funeral and burial expenses under the funeral, burial, and cemetery expenses program.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
393,1 Section 1. 49.785 (1m) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.785 (1m) (b) If the total funeral and burial expenses for the recipient exceed $3,500 $4,500, the county or applicable tribal governing body or organization responsible for burial of the recipient is not required to make a payment for funeral and burial expenses under sub. (1) (b).
393,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to funeral and burial expenses incurred on account of deaths occurring on the effective date of this subsection.
393,3 Section 3. 0Effective date.
(1) This act takes effect on January 1, 2011.