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Date of enactment: April 2, 2012
2011 Senate Bill 407 Date of publication*: April 16, 2012
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2009-10 : 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].
2011 WISCONSIN ACT 201
An Act to amend 100.27 (6), 100.27 (7) (a) and 100.27 (7) (b); and to create 100.27 (1) (dg), 100.27 (1) (dr) and 100.27 (5m) of the statutes; relating to: zinc air button cell batteries and providing penalties.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
201,1 Section 1. 100.27 (1) (dg) of the statutes is created to read:
100.27 (1) (dg) "Zinc air battery" means a battery with a zinc anode, an alkaline electrolyte, and a cathode that is capable of catalyzing oxygen when present.
201,2 Section 2. 100.27 (1) (dr) of the statutes is created to read:
100.27 (1) (dr) "Zinc air button cell battery" means a zinc air battery that resembles a button in size and shape.
201,3 Section 3. 100.27 (5m) of the statutes is created to read:
100.27 (5m) Zinc air button cell batteries. No person may sell at retail or offer for sale at retail a zinc air button cell battery that is manufactured after January 1, 2013, unless the manufacturer has certified to the department that the zinc air button cell battery contains no mercury that was intentionally introduced.
201,4 Section 4. 100.27 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
100.27 (6) List of certified batteries. The department shall compile and make available to the public a list of all batteries for which it has received certification under subs. (2) and, (3), and (5m).
201,5 Section 5. 100.27 (7) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
100.27 (7) (a) Any person who violates subs. (2) to (5) (5m) shall forfeit not less than $50 nor more than $200.
201,6 Section 6. 100.27 (7) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
100.27 (7) (b) Any manufacturer that submits a fraudulent certification under sub. (2) or, (3), or (5m) shall forfeit not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000 for each violation.
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