Date of enactment: March 1, 2021
2021 Senate Bill 62   Date of publication*: March 2, 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 relating to: merit pay raises for state public defenders.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
7,1 Section 1. Nonstatutory provisions.
(1) Notwithstanding s. 230.12 (11) (c), from the appropriation under s. 20.550 (1) (a), the public defender board may provide merit-based pay raises under the assistant state public defender pay progression plan under s. 230.12 (11) to increase the base pay of assistant public defenders in fiscal year 2021-22. Notwithstanding s. 230.12 (11) (c), a salary adjustment for an assistant state public defender under this subsection may exceed 10 percent of his or her base pay during a fiscal year.