Date of enactment: April 23, 2021
2021 Senate Bill 50   Date of publication*: April 24, 2021
* 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 104.045 (1) of the statutes; relating to: counting of tips for tipped employees and granting rule-making authority.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
26,1 Section 1 . 104.045 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
104.045 (1) The counting of tips or similar gratuities toward fulfillment of the employer's obligation under this chapter s. 104.035 (3). The rules promulgated under this subsection shall allow an employer to require a tipped employee to use an electronic signature or other electronic means that uniquely identifies the employee to acknowledge the counting of tips or similar gratuities for purposes of s. 104.035 (3). In this subsection, “electronic signature” has the meaning given in s. 137.11 (8).