16.61(2)(b) (b) “Public records" means all books, papers, maps, photographs, films, recordings, optical discs, electronically formatted documents, or other documentary materials, regardless of physical form or characteristics, made or received by any state agency or its officers or employees in connection with the transaction of public business, and documents of any insurer that is liquidated or in the process of liquidation under ch. 645. “Public records" does not include:
16.61(2)(b)1. 1. Records and correspondence of any member of the legislature.
16.61(2)(b)1m. 1m. Any state document received by a state document depository library.
16.61(2)(b)2. 2. Duplicate copies of materials the original copies of which are in the custody of the same state agency and which are maintained only for convenience or reference and for no other substantive purpose.
16.61(2)(b)3. 3. Materials in the possession of a library or museum made or acquired solely for reference or exhibition purposes.
16.61(2)(b)4. 4. Notices or invitations received by a state agency that were not solicited by the agency and that are not related to any official action taken, proposed or considered by the agency.
16.61(2)(b)5. 5. Drafts, notes, preliminary computations and like materials prepared for the originator's personal use or prepared by the originator in the name of a person for whom the originator is working.
16.61(2)(b)6. 6. Routing slips and envelopes.
2021-22 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2023 Wis. Act 39 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on November 29, 2023. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after November 29, 2023, are designated by NOTES. (Published 11-29-23)