2015 WISCONSIN ACT 82
An Act to repeal
769.904; to amend
769.101 (6), 769.103 (1), 769.307 (2) (intro.), 769.501, 769.502 (3) (b), 769.506 (2) (c), 769.506 (2) (d), 769.611 (1) (a) 1. and 769.708 (3) (intro.); to create
769.101 (13p) of the statutes; and to affect 2009 Wisconsin Act 321
, section 172m (1c)
and 2009 Wisconsin Act 321
, section 172m (2)
; relating to: the effective date of amendments to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
769.101 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
769.101 (6) "Income-withholding order" means an order, notice, or other legal process directed to an obligor's employer or other debtor, as specified in s. 767.75 (1f), to withhold support from the income of, or other money owed to, the obligor.
769.101 (13p) of the statutes is created to read:
769.101 (13p) "Person" means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity.
769.103 (1) Remedies provided by this chapter are cumulative and do not affect the availability of remedies under other law or the recognition of a foreign support order on the basis of comity.
769.307 (2) (intro.) A support enforcement agency of this state that is providing services to the petitioner shall do all of the following as appropriate applicable:
769.501 Employer's receipt of income-withholding order of another state. An income-withholding order issued in another state may be sent by or on behalf of the obligee, or by the support enforcement agency, to the obligor's employer or other debtor, as specified in s. 767.75 (1f), without first filing a petition or comparable pleading or registering the income-withholding order with a tribunal of this state.
769.502 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
769.502 (3) (b) The person or agency designated to receive payments and the address to which the payments are to be forwarded.
769.506 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
769.506 (2) (c) Except as provided in par. (d), the person or agency designated to receive payments in the income-withholding order.
769.506 (2) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
769.506 (2) (d) If no person or agency is designated to receive payments in the income-withholding order, the obligee.
769.611 (1) (a) 1. The Neither the child, nor the obligee who is an individual, and nor the obligor do not reside resides in the issuing state.
769.708 (3) (intro.) If a tribunal of this state does not recognize a convention support order under sub. (2) (b), (d), (f), or (i), both of the following apply:
[2009 Wisconsin Act 321
] Section 172m (1c) This Except as provided in subsection (2), this
act takes effect on the date stated in the notice published in the Wisconsin Administrative Register under section 769.904 of the statutes, as created by this act, or on December 18, 2015, whichever is earlier
[2009 Wisconsin Act 321
] Section 172m (2)
The creation of section 769.904 of the statutes takes effect on the day after publication.
(1) This act takes effect on December 18, 2015.