A tenant or prospective tenant who is discriminated against in violation of sub. (4) (a) 2.
may file a complaint with the department of workforce development, and that department shall process the complaint in the same manner as housing discrimination complaints are processed under s. 106.50
. If the department of workforce development finds that a violation of sub. (4) (a) 2.
has been committed, that department may order the landlord to take such action authorized under s. 106.50
as will remedy the violation.
History: 2013 a. 208
; 2017 a. 59
Social Media: Locking the Door to Private Information. Dill. Wis. Law. July/Aug. 2014.
Use of surveillance devices in connection with real estate sales. 995.60(1)(a)
“Real estate” means land and the improvements to the land.
“Record” means to take a photograph, to make a motion picture, videotape, audiotape, recording, or other visual or audio representation, or to record or store in any medium data that represents a visual image or sound recording.
“Representation” means a photograph, exposed film, motion picture, videotape, audiotape, recording, other visual or audio representation, or data that represents a visual image or audio recording.
“Surveillance device" means a camera, audio or video recorder, or any other device that may be used to observe, record, or transfer sounds or images.
Use of surveillance devices.
Except as provided under sub. (3)
, an owner of real estate may use a surveillance device in or on the real estate to observe or record an individual who is present in or on the real estate for a private showing, open house, or other viewing of the real estate in connection with the owner's attempt to sell the real estate.
An owner of real estate may not use a surveillance device under sub. (2)
in a bathroom or washroom.
Except as provided under subd. 2.
, an owner of real estate may not copy, sell, rent, broadcast, post, publish, distribute, disclose, transfer, or otherwise share a representation of an individual recorded with a surveillance device under sub. (2)
An owner of real estate may provide a representation of an individual recorded with a surveillance device under sub. (2)
pursuant to a court order or to the request of a law enforcement officer who is investigating possible criminal conduct.
The use of a surveillance device by an owner of real estate in or on the real estate under this section does not constitute installing a surveillance device in a private place for purposes of s. 942.08 (2) (a)
An owner of real estate that records a representation of an individual with a surveillance device under this section does not capture a representation of the individual under circumstances in which the individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy for purposes of s. 942.09 (2) (am) 1.
An individual who violates sub. (3) (b) 1.
may be required to forfeit not more than $500.
History: 2019 a. 72
Domestic abuse services; prohibited disclosures. 995.67(1)(b)
“Domestic abuse services organization" means a nonprofit organization or a public agency that provides any of the following services for victims of domestic abuse:
“Service recipient" means any person who receives or has received domestic abuse services from a domestic abuse services organization.
No employee or agent of a domestic abuse services organization who provides domestic abuse services to a service recipient may intentionally disclose to any person the location of any of the following persons without the informed, written consent of the service recipient:
Any minor child in the care or custody of the service recipient.
Any minor child who accompanies the service recipient when the service recipient receives domestic abuse services.
Any person who violates this subsection may be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned for not more than 30 days or both.
History: 1991 a. 228
; 2005 a. 155
; Stats. 2005 s. 995.67; 2007 a. 20