Date of enactment: April 4, 2018
2017 Assembly Bill 782   Date of publication*: April 5, 2018
* 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 51.30 (4) (cg) of the statutes; relating to: limited release of mental health information to out-of-home care providers and child welfare agencies.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
252,1 Section 1. 51.30 (4) (cg) of the statutes is created to read:
51.30 (4) (cg) Limited release of information of foster children. If the subject of a treatment record is a child who is placed in out-of-home care, a health care provider may disclose to an out-of-home care provider, as defined in s. 48.02 (12r), and a child welfare agency without informed written consent a portion, but not a copy, of the child's treatment record that the health care provider reasonably believes is necessary for the proper care of the child, such as the diagnosis, treatment plan, and medication management plan.