Date of enactment: April 23, 2014
2013 Senate Bill 599   Date of publication*: April 24, 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 create 146.83 (1b) of the statutes; relating to: accessing and obtaining patient health records by public defenders.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
342,1 Section 1. 146.83 (1b) of the statutes is created to read:
146.83 (1b) Notwithstanding s. 146.81 (5), in this section, a "person authorized by the patient" includes an attorney appointed to represent the patient under s. 977.08 if that attorney has written informed consent from the patient to view and obtain copies of the records.