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35.095

35.095 Acts.

35.095(1)

(1) Definitions. In this section:

35.095(1)(a)

(a) "Date of enactment" means the day on which a bill becomes an act through approval by the governor, passage over the governor's veto or failure of the governor to act on it or the day on which a portion of a bill which has been vetoed in part is enacted over the governor's partial veto.

35.095(1)(b)

(b) "Date of publication" means the date designated by the secretary of state under sub. (3).

35.095(1)(c)

(c) "Working day" means each day except Saturdays, Sundays, and federal and statewide legal holidays designated in s. 995.20.

35.095(2)

(2) Numbering.

35.095(2)(a)

(a) Each act of a session shall be numbered consecutively commencing with one. An act enacted by the governor's approval shall be numbered by the governor at the time of approval. An act enacted either by passage over the governor's veto or by the governor's failure to act upon it within the time limit shall be numbered immediately by the chief clerk of the house of origin.

35.095(2)(b)

(b) The person numbering an act under par. (a) shall note on it the date of enactment and shall deposit it in the secretary of state's office no later than the next working day following its enactment.

35.095(3)

(3) Publication.

35.095(3)(a)

(a) The legislative reference bureau shall publish every act and every portion of an act which is enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto within 10 working days after its date of enactment.

35.095(3)(b)

(b) The secretary of state shall designate a date of publication for each act and every portion of an act which is enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto. The date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment.

35.095(3)(c)

(c) Copies of each act or portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto shall be available on or before its date of publication to subscribers under s. 35.87 who pick up their documents. At appropriate intervals, the officer designated under s. 35.87 shall certify to the secretary of state that each act or portion of an act was available to subscribers on or before its date of publication.

35.095 - ANNOT.

History: 1981 c. 372 ss. 5, 13; 1983 a. 36; 1983 a. 192 s. 304; 1991 a. 39; 2005 a. 155.