Date of enactment: March 27, 2014
2013 Senate Bill 640   Date of publication*: March 28, 2014
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: 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."
An Act to amend 100.65 (3) (b) of the statutes; relating to: form required for certain residential repair or construction contracts (suggested as remedial legislation by the Legislative Reference Bureau).
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
150,1 Section 1. 100.65 (3) (b) of the statutes, as created by 2013 Wisconsin Act 24, is amended to read:
100.65 (3) (b) Furnish the consumer a completed form in duplicate that is attached to the contract, is easily detachable, and contains, in boldface type of a minimum size of 10 point, the following statement:
If you are notified by your insurer that the claim under the property insurance policy has been denied in whole or in part, you may cancel the contract by personal delivery or by mailing by 1st class mail a signed and dated copy of this cancellation notice or other written notice to (name of contractor) at (contractor's business address) at any time before midnight on the third business day after you have received the notice from your insurer. If you cancel the contract, any payments made by you under the contract, except for certain emergency work already performed by the contractor, will be returned to you within 10 business days following receipt by the contractor of your cancellation notice.
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